The FIA Hall of Fame inaugural ceremony
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The FIA Hall of Fame inaugural ceremony

On Monday in Paris at the Automobile Club de France, the FIA held its first Hall of Fame ceremony especially for endurance racing champions. A total of 29 drivers were inducted before an audience comprising the who's who of the discipline.

FIA president Jean Todt began by paying tribute to endurance racing, the FIA World Endurance Championship and the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans. The inductees were warmly congratulated by the discipline’s key figures includin Pierre Fillon (ACO president), Richard Mille (FIA Endurance Commission president), Gérard Neveu (FIA WEC CEO), Pascal Vasselon (TOYOTA GAZOO Racing technical director), Olivier Vialle (Michelin competition marketing director), Nathalie Maillet (director of the Spa-Francorchamps circuit), Henri Pescarolo (four-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner), Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich (former head of Audi Sport) and Fritz Enzinger (Porsche LMP1 vice president).  

The 29 FIA Hall of Fame inductees:

  • Bob Garretson (1981)
  • Jacky Ickx (1982, 1983)
  • Stefan Bellof (1984)
  • Derek Bell (1985, 1986)
  • Hans-Joachim Stuck (1985)
  • Raul Boesel (1987)
  • Martin Brundle (1988)
  • Jean-Louis Schlesser (1989, 1990)
  • Mauro Baldi (1990)
  • Teo Fabi (1991)
  • Yannick Dalmas (1992)
  • Derek Warwick (1992)
  • André Lotterer (2012)
  • Marcel Fässler (2012)
  • Benôit Tréluyer (2012)
  • Allan McNish (2013)
  • Loïc Duval (2013)
  • Tom Kristensen (2013)
  • Anthony Davidson (2014)
  • Sébastien Buemi (2014, 2018, 2019)
  • Brendon Hartley (2015, 2017)
  • Mark Webber (2015)
  • Timo Bernhard (2015, 2017)
  • Marc Lieb (2016)
  • Neel Jani (2016)
  • Roman Dumas (2016)
  • Earl Bamber (2017)
  • Kazuki Nakajima (2018-19)
  • Fernando Alonso (2018-19)

These champions join the ranks of 33 Formula 1 drivers and 17 rallymen honoured in the F1 and WRC halls of fame already established by the FIA. Pierre Fillon gave special mention to 2013 WEC champions Loic Duval, Allan McNish and Tom Kristensen who total thirteen 24 Hours of Le Mans wins between them.

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