L

Labonte, Bobby (USA)

b 8/5/1964

Brother of Terry.

1991 - NASCAR: 2 races
1993 - NASCAR
1994 - NASCAR: 1 top 5 finish
1995 - NASCAR: 3 wins
1996 - NASCAR: 1 win
1997 - NASCAR: 1 win
1998 - NASCAR: 2 wins
1999 - NASCAR: 5 wins
2000 - IROC, 4th, 52 pts. NASCAR: Champion, 5130 pts, 4 wins
2001 - IROC: Champion, 68 pts. NASCAR (Gibbs Pontiac Grand Prix): 6th, 4561 pts, 2 wins
2002 - IROC: J4th, 43 pts.
2003 - NASCAR (Chevrolet): 8th, 4377 pts, 2 wins


Labonte, Terry (USA)

b 16/11/1956 (Corpus Christi, Texas)


1964 - Started racing quarter midgets
1978 - NASCAR: Finished 4th in first race (Southern 500). Entered 5 races this year.
1979 - Corpus Christi Sportsman of the Year. NASCAR: 2 top 5 finishes.
1980 - NASCAR: 1 win
1981 - NASCAR: 8 top 5 finishes
1982 - NASCAR: 17 top 5 finishes
1983 - NASCAR: 1 win
1984 - Corpus Christi Sportsman of the Year. NASCAR: Champion, 2 wins
1985 - NASCAR: 1 win
1986 - NASCAR: 1 win
1987 - NASCAR: 1 win
1988 - NASCAR: 1 win
1989 - IROC: Champion. NASCAR: 2 wins
1990 - NASCAR: 4 top 5 finishes
1991 - NASCAR
1992 - NASCAR
1993 - NASCAR
1994 - NASCAR: 3 wins
1995 - NASCAR: 3 wins
1996 - NASCAR: 2 wins
1997 - NASCAR: 1 win
1998 - NASCAR: 1 win
1999 - NASCAR: 1 win
2000 - NASCAR: 17th, 3433 pts, 3 top 5 finishes
2001 - NASCAR (Hendrick Chevrolet): 23rd, 3280 pts
2003 - NASCAR (Chevrolet): 10th, 4162 pts, 1 win


Lachinger, Hannes (D)

b


2000 - Formula ADAC: Champion, 232 pts


Lacy, Ian (USA)

b


2000 - US F2000 (Van Diemen RF00): 2nd, 259 pts


Laessig, Jurgen

b 25/02/1943

 

Lafosse, Jean-Louis

b 15/03/1941 - d 13/05/1981

 

Lagache, André (F)

b


1923 - Won Le Mans 24 Hrs (Chenard & Walcker Sport) with R.Leonard
1925 - Won Spa 24 Hrs (Chenard & Walcker) with R.Leonard


Lagen, Jaap van (NL)

b 22/12/1976 (Wekerom)


2002 - Benelux F.Ford (Mygale): Champion
2014 - ADAC GT Masters (GW-IT Racing Team Porsche): 2nd, 188 pts


Lahteenmaki, Pasi (SF)

b


2002 - Finnish Touring Cars (Honda Civic Type-R): 2nd, 449 pts.


Laine, Matias (SF

b


2012 - GP3 (MW Arden): 5th, 111 pts


Laird, Magnus

b 15/08/1962

 

Lakin, Scott (GB)

b 14/09/1970

 

Lambert, Chris (GB)

b


1968 - European F2 (Brabham-Ford BT23C): 15th, 3 pts (4th Hockenheim)


Lambert, Percy (GB)

b - d 11/1913 (Brooklands)


First person to drive over 100 miles in an hour, at Brooklands in a Talbot 25/50hp. He was killed that November trying to regain the record from Peugeot.


Lamborghini, Ferrucio

b - d 20/02/1993

 

Lamby, Dino

b 17/11/1971

 

Lampinen, Simo (FIN)

b 22/06/1943


1973 - World Rally Championship (Lancia Beta Coupe). 2nd Rideau Lakes Rally.


Lamplough, Robs (GB)

b 4/6/1940 (Gloucester)


1967 - European F2 (Lola-Ford T62): 17th, 1 pt (10th Jarama)


Lancaster, Jon (GB)

b


2006 - F.Renault Euroseries
2007 - F.Renault Eurocup (SG Driver's Project): 2nd, 102 pts. French F.Renault: 6th.
2008 - Masters of F3 Zolder (ART Grand Prix Dallara-Mercedes Benz F308): 3rd. F3 Euroseries: 12th.
2009 - F.Renault 3.5: 13th.


Lancia, Vincenzo (I)

b 24/8/1881 (Fobello di Valsesia) - d 15/2/1937 (Turin)


1904 - Won Coppa Florio

Son of an Italian soup manufacturer, he started his career as Fiat's chief test driver. He stopped competition driving in 1908 to build his own cars.


Lancieri, Gabriele (I)

b


2000 - Italian F3000: 3rd, 28 pts
2001 - F3000 (Durango): 0 pts


Lane, Roy (GB)

b 23/05/1935

 

Lanfranchi, Tony (GB)

b 25/06/1935

 

Lang, Adolf (D)

b


1953 - German F3: Champion


Langhorne, Will (USA)

b


2002 - IRL (Sam Schmidt Motorsports G-Force Chevrolet): 35th, 36 pts


Langlois van Ophem, Gérard (B)

b


1965 - Won Spa 24 Hrs (BMW 1800TISA) with P.Ickx


Langton, Soames (GB)

b 22/08/1967

 

Lanier, Randy (USA)

b 22/9/1954


1984 - IMSA GT Champion


Lapeyre, Xavier (F)

b 13/4/1942


1986 - French Supertouring Champion
1991 - French Supertouring Champion


Lapierre, Nicolas (F)

b 02/04/1984


2003 - Marlboro Masters of F3 (Signature Dallara-Renault F302): 4th. Macau F3 GP (Signature Plus Dallara-Renault F302): 1st.
2004 - F3 Euroseries (Signature Dallara-Opel F304): 3rd, 85 pts, 3 wins (R2 Pau, R1&2 Hockenheim).
2005 - GP2 (Arden International): 11th, 21 pts
2006 - GP2 (Arden International): 9th, 32 pts
2007 - GP2 (DAMS): 12th, 23 pts
2009 - Le Mans Series (Team ORECA Matmut AIM ORECA-AIM 01): 3rd, 22 pts, with O.Panis
2010 - Le Mans Series (Team ORECA Matmut Peugeot 908 HDi-FAP): 2nd, 63 pts
2012 - FIA World Endurance Championship (Toyota Motorsport Toyota TS030 Hybrid): 2rd, 96 pts, with A.Wurz


LaPoint, Jason (USA)


2001 - US F2000: Champion, 226 pts


Lappalainen, Robert

b 07/02/1956

 

Larsen, Henrik

b 10/04/1961

 

Larson, Jud (USA)

b 21/1/1923 (Grand Prairie, Missouri) - d 11/6/1966 (Reading, Pennsylvania)


1956 - Indycars (Watson-Offenhauser): 1 win (Sacramento)
1957 - Indycars (Watson-Offenhauser): 2 wins (Du Quoin, Indiana State Fairgrounds)
1958 - Indycars (Watson-Offenhauser/Lesovsky-Offenhauser): 2 wins (Atlanta, Phoenix)


Larson, Fredrik (S)

b 3/9/1976


2014 - Scandinavian Touring Cars (WCR BMW SR): 2nd, 246 pts
2015 - Scandinavian Touring Cars (WCR BMW SR): 3rd, 268 pts


Lartigue, Pierre (F)

b 22/10/1948

 

Lassere, Lucas (F)

b


2000 - French F3 (LO Autosport Dallara-Renault F399): 5th, 120 pts
2001 - French F3 (Dallara-Renault F399): 7th, 76 pts
2002 - Spanish F3: 2nd, 183 pts


Lässig, Jürgen (D)

b 25/2/1943 (Tuttlingen)


1981 - Sportscars (Porsche 935-K3): 1 win (Monza) with E.Doren & G.Holup


Latvala, Jari-Matti (SF)

b 03/04/1985


2009 - WRC (Ford Focus RS WRC09): 4h, 41 pts, 1 win (Italy)
2012 - WRC (Ford Fiesta RS WRC): 3rd, 154 pts
2014 - WRC (Volkswagen Polo R WRC): 2nd, 218 pts, with M.Anttila
2015 - WRC (Volkswagen Polo R WRC): 2nd, 183 pts, with M.Anttila


Lauda, Mathias (AUT)

b 30/01/1981

Son of Niki Lauda.

2004 - F3000 (CMS Performance): 13th, 5 pts. EuroF3000 (EuroF3000 Racing): 9th, 9 pts


Laukkanen, Tapio (SF)

b 1969

1999 - British Rally Championship (Renault), Champion. Co-driven by Kaj Lindstrom. 
2000 - British Rally Championship (Volkswagen Golf GTi): 4th, 30 pts, co-driven by Kaj Lindstrom.

Laureau, Gérard (F)

b


1954 - Won Tourist Trophy (DB-Panhard) with P.Armagnac


Laurel, Arensio "Dodgie" (RP)

b - d 19/11/1967 (Macau)


1962 - Won Macau GP
1963 - Won Macau GP
1967 - Killed in Macau GP.


Laurenz, Dr Werner (D)

b


Joined BMW in August 1999 to replace the retiring Paul Rosche and developed the P41 and P80 engines for Williams. He had spent the previous 17 years at Audi, developing engines for the Audi Trans-Am, DTM and Super Touring cars.


Lautenschlager, Christian (D)

b 13/4/1877 (Magstadt) - d 1954


1908 - Won French GP (Mercedes)
1914 - Won French GP (Mercedes)


Lavin Jr, Rodolfo (MEX)

b 30/7/1977 (San Luis Potosi)


1981 - Raced go-karts and motocross
1990 - Attended Jim Hall go-karting school.
1992 - Mexican F.Azteca: 3rd
1993 - Attended the Skip Barber school at Sears Point.
1994 - Mexican F.Azteca. Mexican F3: 2nd.
1995 - Mexican F3: 2nd. Tested Indylights.
1996 - Indylights (Leading Edge Motorsport): 26th, 2 pts (12th Detroit, Vancouver)
1997 - Indylights (Indy Regency Racing): 0 pts
1998 - Indylights (Indy Regency Racing): 27th, 5 pts, 10/14 races. (8th Homestead)
1999 - Indylights (Brian Stewart Racing): 17th, 19 pts (8th Michigan, 9th Long Beach, Nazareth, Fontana)
2000 - Indylights (Brian Stewart Racing): 11th, 48 pts 
2004 - Champ Cars (Forsythe Racing Lola B2/00): 14th, 156 pts


Law, Darren (USA)

b


2011 - Grand-Am (Action Express Racing Riley-Porsche): 3rd, 318 pts, with D.Donohue.


Lawrence, Graeme (NZ)

b


1970 - Tasman Series Champion, 1 win (Levin)
1975 - Tasman Series: 2 wins (Levin, Adelaide)


Lawson, Eddie

b 11/03/1958

 

Lazier, Bob (USA)

b 22/12/1938


Father of Buddy.

1977 - SCCA Super Vee Champion


Lazier, Buddy (USA)

b 31/10/1958


1996 - IRL (Hemelgarn Racing): Won Indianapolis 500.
1997 - IRL (Hemelgarn Racing)
1998 - IRL (Hemelgarn Racing)
1999 - IRL (Hemelgarn Racing)
2000 - IRL (Hemelgarn Racing Dallara-Oldsmobile): Champion, 290 pts
2001 - IROC: 9th, 31 pts. IRL (Hemelgarn Racing Dallara-Oldsmobile): 2nd, 398 pts, 4 wins (Pikes Peak, Richmond, Nashville, Kentucky)
2002 - IROC: J2nd, 49 pts. IRL (Hemelgarn Racing Dallara-Chevrolet): 8th, 305 pts
2004 - IRL (Patrick Racing Dallara-Chevrolet): 22nd, 104 pts (7 races)
2005 - IRL (Panther Racing Dallara-Chevrolet): 23rd, 140 pts


Lazier, Jaques (USA)

b 25/01/1971


Brother of Buddy.

2002 - IRL (Team Menard Dallara-Chevrolet): 26th, 90 pts. Did not complete season.
2005 - IRL (Chip Ganassi Racing Panoz-Toyota): 24th, 81 pts.
2009 - IndyCar Series (Team 3G Dallara-Honda): 26th, 77 pts


Lazzaro, Anthony (USA)

b 23/08/1963


2002 - IRL (Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara-Chevrolet): 31st, 70 pts


Lea-Wright, Bob (AUS)

b


1934 - Won Australian GP (Singer Nine Le Mans)


Leahey, Tim (AUS)

b


2000 - Australian Formula Holden (Murphy Motorsport Reynard 92D), 4th, 109 pts


Leboissetier, Nicolas (F)

b 5/6/1971


1993 - F3000 (Reynard-Cosworth 92D): 15th, 3 pts (4th Magny-Cours)


Lechner, Robert (AUT)

b


2000 - All-Japan F3: 4th, 28 pts
2002 - German V8-STAR's (Zakspeed): 2nd, 259 pts


Lechner, Walter (AUT)

b 04/08/1949

 

Lechner Jr, Walter (AUT)

b


2001 - German F.Volkswagen (Walter Lechner Racing School Team): Champion, 179 pts


Leclerc, Charles (MC)

b 16/10/1997


2014 - F.Renault ALPS (Fortec Motorsports): 2nd, 199 pts
2015 - Euro F3 (Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara-VW F314): 4th, 363.5 pts. Macau F3 GP (Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara-VW F314): 2nd.


Leconte, Jack

b 19/11/1959

 

Lecuyer, Laurent

b 20/08/1965

 

Ledbrook, Mike (GB)

b


1961 - BRSCC British F3 (F.Junior) Champion


Lee, Matthew (USA)

b 27/11/1989 (Manhasset)


2005 - USA F.BMW: 16th
2006 - USA F.BMW: 2nd


Lee, Vic (GB)

b 15/12/1953


Owner of Vic Lee Motorsport, winning the British Touring Car Championship in 1992 with Tim Harvey. Shortly afterwards he was arrested and imprisoned for smuggling cocaine, being released at the end of the '90s.


Leech, Dennis

b 06/04/1943

 

Leffler, John (AUS)

b


1976 - Australian Gold Star Champion


Legge, Katherine Anne (GB)

b 12/07/1980 (Guildford)


1989 - 1992 - BWRDC Kart Champion.
1993 - 1996 - Karts. Scottish Open Champion. 2nd in Five Nations Championship.
1997 - Senior TKM Karts. Kart Enduro Champion. 3rd in Kart Masters.
1998 - Formula A Karts
1999 - UK MGF Cup.
2000 - UK FF2000. Pole position at Brands Hatch.
2001 - UK F.Renault Winter Championship.
2003 - British F3: barrel-rolled at Rockingham.
2005 - Toyota Atlantic (Polestar Racing Group): 3rd, 267 pts, 3 wins (Long Beach, Edmonton, San Jose)
2006 - Champ Cars (PKV Racing Lola B2/00): 16th, 133 pts
2007 - Champ Cars (Dale Coyne Racing Panoz-Cosworth DP01): 15th, 108 pts
2008 - DTM (Audi)
2009 - DTM (Audi)
2012 - Champ Cars (Dragon Racing Lotus/Chevrolet): 26th, 137 pts


Legris, Jonathan (GB)

b 05/11/1987 (Bournemouth)


2005 - UK F.BMW: 17th
2006 - UK F.BMW: 7th


Leimer, Fabio (CH)

b 17/04/1989 (Rothrist)


2006 - German F.BMW: 19th
2007 - F.Renault Eurocup: 17th. Italian F.Renault: 11th.
2008 - International Formula Master (Jenzer Motorsport): 2nd, 79 pts
2009 - International Formula Master (Jenzer Motorsport): Champion, 106 pts
2010 - GP2 (Ocean Racing Technology): 19th, 8 pts
2012 - GP2 (Racing Engineering): 7th, 152 pts
2013 - GP2 (Racing Engineering): Champion, 201 pts


Leinders, Bas (B) 

b 1977

1987 - Promotion Trophy Karts, 2nd, 8 wins. 
1988 - Promotion Trophy Kart Champion, 17 wins.
1989 - Belgian Junior Kart Champion, 9 wins. 
1990 - European Junior Kart Champion. Belgian Junior Kart Champion. Inter-Limburg Junior Kart Champion. 14 wins in year. 
1991 - Junior and Formula A Karts, 8 wins. 
1992 - European Formula A Karts, 2nd. Belgian Formula A Karts, Champion. 12 wins in year. 
1993 - German Formula A Karts, 3rd, 7 wins. 
1994 - Benelux and Belgian Formula Ford Champion (MB Racing), 5 wins.
1995 - British and European Formula Ford Champion (Swift Racing Cars), 7 wins. 
1996 - Formula Opel European Champion (Van Amersfoort Racing), 8 wins.
1997 - German F3 (Van Amersfoort Racing), 7th. 
1998 - German F3 (Van Amersfoort Racing) Champion, 7 wins, 5 poles. 
1999 - F3000 (Witmeur Team KTR Belgium), 6th France. 
2000 - F3000 (Kid Jensen Racing), 0 pts 
2001 - F3000 (KTR): 7th, 17 pts (2nd Barcelona, A1-Ring)
2002 - Dallara-Nissan World Series: 3rd, 184 pts.
2003 - Dallara Nissan World Series (Racing Engineering): 3rd, 128 pts

Leinemann, Friedrich

b 21/02/1960

 

Leiningen, Hermann zu (D)

b 1901


1930 - Won Masaryk GP (Bugatti T35B) with H-J.von Morgen


Leitch, Brendon (NZ)

b 28/11/1995 (Invercargill)


2016 - Toyota Racing Series: 3rd, 757 pts


Leitzinger, Butch (USA)

b 28/02/1969


1994 - Won Daytona 24 Hrs
2000 - GrandAm (Dyson Racing Riley & Scott Ford): 9th, 230 pts
2001 - GrandAm (Dyson Racing Riley & Scott Ford): 2nd, 389 pts
2002 - Trans-Am (Chevrolet Corvette): 2nd, 288 pts. Grand-Am (Dyson Racing Team Riley & Scott Mk III): 6th, 142 pts
2003 - ALMS (Dyson Racing Lola EX257/AER MG): J6th LMP Class, 85 pts
2004 - ALMS (Dyson Racing Lola EX257/AER MG): 2nd, 111 pts, with J.Weaver. Grand-Am (Howard-Boss Motorsports Crawford-Pontiac DP03): J7th, 295 pts, with E.Forbes-Robinson.
2005 - ALMS (Dyson Racing Lola-AER B01/60): 5th LMP1 Class, 125 pts, with J.Weaver.
2007 - ALMS (Dyson Racing Porsche RS Spyder): 3rd LMP2 class, 128 pts, with A.Wallace
2009 - ALMS: 2nd LMP2, 137 pts, with M.Franchitti


Lemarie, Patrick (CDN)

b 06/02/1968

 

Lemmer, Mark (GB)

b 27/04/1967

 

Lempereur, Gilles

b 01/03/1959

 

Leo, Dan Di (USA)

b


2003 - Barber Dodge Pro Series: 3rd, 118 pts


Leonard, Joe (USA)

b 4/8/1934 (San Diego, California)


1965 - Indycars (Hallibrand-Ford): 1 win (Milwaukee Race 2)
1970 - Indycars (Colt-Ford 70): 1 win (Milwaukee Race 1)
1971 - Indycars (Colt-Ford 71): Champion, 1 win (California 500)
1972 - Indycars (Parnelli-Offenhauser): Champion, 3 wins (Michigan, Pocono 500, Milwaukee Race 2)


Leonard, René (F)

b


1923 - Won Le Mans 24 Hrs (Chenard & Walcker) & A.Lagache
1925 - Won Spa 24 Hrs (Chenard & Walcker) & A.Lagache


Lepage, Kevin (USA)

b 26/6/1962 (Vermont)


1997 - NASCAR: 3 races
1998 - NASCAR
1999 - NASCAR: 1 top 5 finish
2000 - NASCAR: 28th, 2795 pts, 1 top 5 finish


Lepp, John (GB)

b


1973 - European F2 (Chevron-Ford B25): 26th, 3 pts (5th Mallory Park)


Lescault, Frank (USA)

b


1909 - Indycars (Palmer-Singer): 1 win (Riverhead Race 2)


Leslie, David (GB)

b 09/11/1953 (Annan) - d 30/03/2008 (Farnborough, Kent)


1977 - British BARC Formula Ford (Royale RP24): Champion
1979 - British FF2000: Champion. Aurora F1 (Chevron B41): 4th at Oulton Park.
1980 - British F.Atlantic: Champion
1981 - British F3 (Magnum): 5th
1987 - World Sportscar Championship: 2nd in Group C2
1989 - World Sportscar Championship (Aston Martin)
1990 - Le Mans 24 Hrs (TWR Jaguar)
1991 - Le Mans 24 Hrs (TWR Jaguar)
1993 - BTCC (Ecurie Ecosse Vauxhall Cavalier)
1994 - BTCC (Mazda)
1995 - BTCC (Honda Accord)
1996 - BTCC (Honda Accord)
1997 - BTCC (RML Nissan Primera)
1998 - BTCC (RML Nissan Primera)
1999 - BTCC (RML Nissan Primera): 2nd
2000 - BTCC (Nissan)
2001 - BTCC (Proton)
2002 - BTCC (Proton)
2008 - Killed in an aircrash when the Citation jet he was in with Richard Lloyd crashed shortly after take-off.

Raced in F3, Sportscars and Thunder Saloons.


Lettner, Herbert (A)

b - d 23/9/2000


2000 - Slid off the road in a VW Golf TDI into concrete blocks on the Forstinger Rally, a round of the Austrian Rally Champpionship. Herbert sustained severe internal injuries, and died en route to hospital in the air ambulance.


Levassor, Emile (F)

b - d 14/4/1897


Won the Paris-Bordeaux-Paris Trail in 1895. Also a director of Panhard. A statue of the driver cmmemorating his victory was placed overlooking the finish line at Porte-Maillot in Paris.


Leven, Bruce (USA)

b 27/9/1945


1981 - Sportscars (Porsche 935): 1 win (Sebring 12 Hrs) with H.Haywwod & A.Holbert


Lewis, Dave (USA)

b - d 13/5/1928 (Los Angeles)


1919 - Indycars (Duesenberg): 1 win (Uniontown Race 3)
1926 - Indycars (Miller): 3 wins (Altoona Race 1, Charlotte Races 3 and 7)
1927 - Indycars (Miller): 1 win (Atlantic City)


Lewis, John

b 07/02/1942

 

Lewis, Michael (USA)

b 24/12/1990 (Laguna Beach, CA)


2011 - Italian F3 (Prema Powerteam Dallara F308): 2nd, 136 pts


Lewis, Ryan (GB)

b


2004 - British F3 (T-Sport Dallara-Mugen Honda F300): Scholarship Class Champion, 423 pts.
2005 - British F3 (T-Sport Dallara-Mugen Honda F305): 8th, 121 pts


Liatti, Piero (I)

b 07/03/1962


1997 - Won Monte Carlo Rally, co-driven by F.Pons
1999 - World Rally Championship (SEAT Cordoba WRC)


Libert, Jean-Paul

b 14/10/1955

 

Liddon, Henry (GB)

b 20/04/1932 - d 23/09/1987

 

Lieb, Marc (D)

b 4/7/1980 (Ludwigsburg)


2003 - FIA GT-Championship (Freisinger Motorsport Porsche 996 GT3-RS): N-GT Champion, 73 pts, with S.Ortelli
2005 - Le Mans Endurance Series (Sebah Automotive Porsche 911 GT3-R): GT2 Class Champion, 30 pts, with X.Pompidou. FIA GT Championship (GruppeM Racing Porsche 996 GT3 RSR): GT2 Class Champion, 102 pts
2009 - Le Mans Series (Team Felbermayr Proton Porsche 991 GT3-RSR): GT2 Class Champion, 36 pts, with R.Lietz
2010 - Le Mans Series (Team Felbermayr Proton Porsche 997 GT3-RSR): GT2 Class Champion, 87 pts, with R.Lietz
2015 - FIA WEC (Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid): 3rd, 138 pts, with N.Jani, R.Dumas.


Lienemann, Timo (GER)

b


2004 - German F3 Recaro Cup (Dallara-Opel F302): 2nd, 208 pts


Lienhard, Fredy (CH)

b


1983 - European F2 (March-BMW 832): 20th, 1 pt (6th Misano)


Lienhard Jr, Fredy

b 08/12/1979

 

Lietz, Richard (A)

b


2009 - Le Mans Series (Team Felbermayr Proton Porsche 991 GT3-RSR): GT2 Class Champion, 36 pts, with M.Lieb
2010 - Le Mans Series (Team Felbermayr Proton Porsche 997 GT3-RSR): GT2 Class Champion, 87 pts, with M.Lieb


Liggonet, Michel (F)

b 08/01/1962

 

Liimatainen, Kimmo (SF)

b


2000 - Formula ADAC: 2nd, 227 pts
2002 - German F3 (Team Rosberg Dallara-Opel F302): 10th, 22 pts


Liljedahl, Sami (SF)

b


2000 - Finnish F.Ford (Mygale SJ99): 2nd, 434 pts


Linde, Kelvin van der (ZA)

b 20/06/1996


2014 - ADAC GT Masters (Prosperia C.Abt Racing Audi R8 LMS Ultra): Champion, 214 pts, with R.Rast


Linde, Shaun van der (ZA)

b 09/09/1970


1992 - South African Drivers Champion
1994 - South African Touring Car Champion


Lindermann, Werner (D)

b


1969 - European F2 (Brabham-Ford BT23): 15th, 2 pts (10th Tulln-Langenlebarn)


Lindgren, Nettan (S)

b 13/03/1957

 

Lindstrom, Kaj

b 31/07/1969

 

Lindstrom, Leif (S)

b


1984 - Swedish F3: Champion


Lindstrom, Thomas (S)

b


1985 - European Touring Car Champion, with G.Brancatelli


Little, Chad (USA)

b 29/4/1963


1986 - NASCAR Winston West Rookie of the Year. NASCAR: 2 races
1987 - NASCAR Winston West Champion. NASCAR: 2 races
1988 - Graduated from Spokane's Gonzaga School of Law. NASCAR: 4 races
1989 - NASCAR: 8 races
1990 - NASCAR
1991 - NASCAR
1992 - NASCAR
1993 - NASCAR: 3 races
1994 - NASCAR: 1 race
1995 - NASCAR: 2 races
1996 - NASCAR: 9 races
1997 - NASCAR
1998 - NASCAR: 1 top 5 finish
1999 - NASCAR
2000 - NASCAR: 32nd, 2634 pts


Littlewood, Mike

b 13/03/1956

 

Livingstone, Al (USA)

b


1910 - Indycars (National): 1 win (Elgin Race 2)


Livio, Stefano

b 16/06/1956

 

Ljungfeldt, Conny (S)

b


1975 - Swedish F3: Champion
1976 - Swedish F3: Champion


Llewellyn, David (GB)

b 03/05/1960


1989 - British Rally Championship (Toyota Celica), Champion
1990 - British Rally Championship (Toyota Celica), Champion

1995 - 5th British Rally Championship (Vauxhall Astra), 86 points 


Llewellyn, Mike

b 04/01/1954

 

Lloyd, Alex (GB)

b


2003 - British F.Renault (Motaworld Racing): 2nd, 371 pts
2004 - EuroF3000 (John Village Automotive): 6th, 19 pts
2006 - Indy Pro Series (AFS Racing): 7th, 294 pts
2007 - Indy Pro Series (Sam Schmidt Motorsports): Champion, 652 pts
2009 - IndyCar Series (Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing Dallara-Honda): 30th, 41 pts (2 races)
2010 - IndyCar Series (Dale Coyne Racing Dallara-Honda): 16th, 266 pts


Lloyd, Bill (USA)

b 12/7/1923 (New York)


1954 - Won Sebring 12 Hrs (OSCA MT4) with S.Moss.


Lloyd, Kevin (GB)

b 1960 - d 29/05/2004


Crashed in the final few laps of the 9th round of the Renault Clio Cup at Thruxton. Nicknamed "Lightweight Lloyd" due to his large size, his privately entered Kal-Tec car left the track at Noble and hit the barrier at an estimated 100 mph. He passed away despite immediate action from the circuit four's doctors. He is sruvived by his wife Sandra and two children. 


Lloyd, Richard (GB)

b 18/02/1945 - d 30/03/2008 (Farnborough, Kent)


1970s - British Saloon Cars: Class champion 3 years running
1976 - Formed GTi Engineering, which later became Richard Lloyd Racing and entered in the World Sportscar Championship.
1996 - His team won the BTCC for Audi.
2003 - Now named Apex Motorsport, managed Bentley's win at Le Mans.
2008 - Killed in an aircraft crash when the Citation jet he was in with David Leslie crashed shortly after take-off.


Locke-King, Hugh F (GB)

b - d


Wealthy Surrey landowner who with the help of fellow enthusiasts built Brooklands, the track opening in 1907.


Lockhart, Frank (USA)

b 03/04/1903 (Dayton, Ohio) - d 25/04/1928 (Daytona Beach, Florida)


1926 - Indycars (Miller): 6 wins (Indy 500, Charlotte Races 4, 5 and 6, Altoona Race 2, Fresno Race 2)
1927 - Indycars (Miller): 4 wins (Altoona Race 2, Charlotte Race 1, Salem Races 2 and 3)
1928 - Killed in a Land Speed Record attempt on Daytona Beach.


Lockie, Calum (GB)

b


2000 - British GT Championship (Marcos International Marcos LM600 Mantara): Champion, 114 pts


Loeb, Sébastien (F)

b 26/02/1974


2002 - World Rally Championship (Citroën Xsara WRC): 10th, 18 pts, 1 win (Germany). Did finish in 1st on Monte Carlo Rally, but demoted to 2nd for a technical infringement. Co-driven by D.Elena.
2003 - World Rally Championship (Citroën Xsara WRC): 2nd, 71 pts, 3 wins (Sanremo, Germany, Monte Carlo)
2004 - World Rally Championship (Citroën Xsara WRC): Champion, 118 pts, 6 wins (Monte Carlo, Sweden, Cyprus, Germany, Turkey, Australia), co-driven by D.Elena.
2005 - World Rally Championship (Citroën Xsara WRC): Champion, 127 pts, 10 wins (Monte Carlo, New Zealand, Italy, Cyprus, Turkey, Acropolis, Argentina, Germany, Corsica, Catalunya), co-driven by D.Elena.
2006 - World Rally Championship (Kronos Citroën Xsara WRC): Champion, 112 pts, 8 wins (Mexico, Spain, France, Argentina, Italy, Germany, Japan, Cyprus). Missed last four rounds after breaking arm falling from bicycle during training.
2007 - World Rally Championship (Citroen C4 WRC): Champion
2008 - World Rally Championship (Citroen C4 WRC): Champion
2009 - World Rally Championship (Citroen C4 WRC): Champion, 93 pts, 7 wins (Ireland, Norway, Cyprus, Portugal, Argentina, Catalunya, Great Britain)
2010 - World Rally Championship (Citroen): Champion
2011 - World Rally Championship (Citroen DS3 WRC): Champion
2012 - World Rally Championship (Citroen DS3 WRC): Champion, 244 pts, co-driven by D.Elena.
2013 - World Rally Championship (Citroen DS3 WRC): won Monte Carlo Rally, with D.Elena.
2014 - WTCC (Citroen Total Citroen C-Elysee WTCC): 3rd, 295 pts
2015 - WTCC (Citroen Total Citroen C-Elysee WTCC): 3rd, 356 pts


Logano, Joey (USA)

b 24/05/1990


1997-1999 - Eastern Grand National championship titles
2000 - Bandoleros champion
2001 - Legends Pro National champion
2002-2003- GA Late Models and Southern All Stars series
2004 - ASA National Touring Series
2005-2006 - USAR Hooters Pro Cup
2007 - NASCAR Busch East champion. Toyota All-Star winner.
2014 - NASCAR: 4th, 5028 pts


Lohmander, Carl (S)

b


1961 - Won Mille Miglia (Ferrari 250GT) with G.Andersson)


Lohr, Ellen (D)

b 12/04/1965

 

Loix, Freddy (B)

b 10/11/1970


Made his WRC debut in 1993. Drove for the works Mitsubishi team in 1999, co-driven by Sven Smeets. 
2003 - World Rally Championship (Hyundai Accent WRC): 14th, 4 pts
2004 - World Rally Championship (Peugeot 307 WRC): 10th, 9 pts
2008 - Intercontinental Rally Challenge (Peugeot 207 S2000): 2nd, 48 pts, 3 wins (Ypres, Barum, Valais Rallies)


Lomas, Phil (GB)

b 04/01/1953

 

Lombardi, Claudio

b 12/0/1942

 

Long, Patrick (USA)

b


2001 - British F.Ford (Van Diemen Racing): 2nd, 254 pts, 3 wins
2005 - ALMS (White Lightning Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3-RSR): GT2 Class Champion, 180 pts, with J.Bergmeister.
2009 - ALMS (Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3-RSR): GT2 Champion, 181 pts, with J.Bergmeister
2010 - ALMS (Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3-RSR): GT2 Champion, 157 pts, with J.Bergmeister


Longhi, Piero (I)

b


2000 - Italian Rally Champion (Toyota Corolla)


Longhurst, Tony (AUS)

b 1/10/1957 (Sydney)


1988 - Won Bathurst 1000
1994 - Australian Super Touring Car Champion


Longin, Bert (B)

b


2000 - Belcar (Porsche 993): Joint Champion, 316 pts, with team-mate Albert Vanierschot.


Longman, Richard (GB)

b


1978 - British Touring Car Champion
1979 - British Touring Car Champion


López, José María (RA)

b 26/04/1983 (Rio Tercero)


2002 - Italian F.Renault: Champion, 205 pts
2004 - F3000 (CMS Performance): J6th, 28 pts
2005 - GP2 (DAMS): 9th, 36 pts, 1 win (R2 Barcelona)
2006 - GP2 (Super Nova International): 10th, 30 pts
2014 - WTCC (Citroen Total Citroen C-Elysee WTCC): Champion, 462 pts
2015 - WTCC (Citroen Total Citroen C-Elysee WTCC): Champion, 475 pts


Lopez, Juan Manuel (RA)

Son of touring car driver Osvaldo Lopez. 
 

1997 - Argentinian F.Renault. British F.Vauxhall Winter Series. 
1998 - Argentinian F.Renault 
1999 - Italian F3 (Prema Power Team), 6th, 1 win 
2000 - British F3 (Manor Motorsport)


Lorenzen, Fred (USA)

b 30/12/1934 (Elmhurst, Illinois)


1963 - NASCAR: Won World 600
1965 - NASCAR: Won World 600 and Daytona 500.


Lorgere-Roux, Bruce (F)

b


2001 - French F.Renault Campus: Champion, 240 pts


Los, Costas

b 31/01/1955

 

Loubet, Yves (F)

b 31/10/1958

 

Lovell, Mark (GB)

b 1960 - d 12/07/2003


Won a competition in the TV Times magazine to win a drive in a rally car. He was sponsored to drive a Nissan 240RS in 1985, and was offered a works Ford drive for the 1986 British Rally Championship in a Ford RS200. He won the championship, despite not winning a round. He continued rallying for Ford, Toyota and VW, spending much of his time in the Far East until he was entered in the 2001 American SCCA ProRally series by Subaru, which he won, winning six of the ten rounds.

He was entered in the 2003 ProRally Championship for Subaru Rally Team USA, and won the Pikes Peak Hillclimb round of the championship. On the first stage of the Oregon Trail ProRally, Lovell left the road and hit a tree, killing both himself and his co-driver, Roger Freeman. He was survived by his wife Julia, and his two children Oliver and Thomas.


Lowndes, Craig (AUS)

b 21/06/1974 (Melbourne)


2005 - Australian V8 Supercars (Team Betta Electrical Ford Falcon BA): 2nd, 1865 pts
2007 - Australian V8 Supercars (Team Vodafone Ford Falcon BF): 3rd, 592 pts
2008 - Australian V8 Supercars (Team Vodafone Ford Falcon BF): 4th, 2871 pts
2010 - Australian V8 Supercars (Team Vodafone Holden Commodore VE2): 4th, 2669 pts
2013 - Australian V8 Supercars (Team Vodafone Holden Commodore VF): 2nd, 2966 pts
2015 - Australian V8 Supercars (Red Bull Racing Australia Holden Commodore VFII): 2nd, 3008 pts


Luby, Kurt (GB)

b 6/3/1963


1988 - Dunlop-AUTOSPORT Junior F.Ford Champion. P&O Junio F.Ford Champion
1990 - F.Vauxhall Lotus
1998 - British GT Champion
2001 - British Touring Cars (Total Motorsport Racing Lexus IS200): 9th, 33 pts


Luca, Marcello de

b 16/09/1962

 

Lucchini, Beppe

b 02/07/1952

 

Ludwig, Klaus (D)

b 5/10/1949 (Roisdorf)


1976 - European F2: 12th, 4 pts
1978 - Sportscars (Porsche 935): Won Nurburgring 1000km with H.Heyer & T.Hezemans
1979 - German Racing Champion. Sportscars (Porsche 935-K3): 2 wins (Le Mans 24 Hrs & Watkins 6 Hrs) with B & D.Whittington
1980 - German Racing Champion
1984 - Sportscars (Porsche 956): Won Le Mans 24 Hrs with H.Pescarolo
1985 - Sportscars (Porsche 956): Won Le Mans 24 Hrs with P.Barilla & J.Winter
1986 - Sportscars (Porsche 956): Won Norisring 200 miles.
1988 - DTM: Champion. Sportscars (Porsche 962): Won Sebring 12 Hrs with H-J.Stuck
1992 - DTM: Champion
1994 - DTM (Mercedes): Champion
1995 - DTM (Opel Calibra), 80 points, 3rd, 2 wins (Hockenheim - last races)
1998 - FIA GT (Mercedes), Champion with R.Zonta. Retired at the end of the year.
2000 - German Touring Car Masters (AMG Mercedes CLK-DTM): 3rd, 122 pts


Ludwig, Luca (D)

b 4/11/1988 (Bonn)


2015 - ADAC GT Masters (Zakspeed Mercedes SLS AMG GT3): Champion, 199 pts, with S.Asch


Luhr, Lucas (D)

b 22/07/1979


2003 - ALMS (Alex Job Racing Porsche 911 GT3 RS): GT Class Champion, 164 pts, with 
2004 - FIA GT Championship (Freisinger Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3-RSR): N-GT Champion, 93.5 pts, with S.Maassen.
2008 - ALMS (Audi Sport North America Audi R10 TDI): LMP1 Champion, 219 pts, with M.Werner.
2013 - ALMS (Muscle Milk Pickett Racing HPD-ARX 03b): Champion, 182 pts, with L.Luhr


Lukander, Paavo

b 23/03/1961

 

Lukey, Len (AUS)

b


1959 - Australian Gold Star Champion


Lund, Tiny (USA)

b


1963 - NASCAR: Won Daytona 500


Lux, Cindy (USA)

b


1991 - Won Nelson Ledges 24hr race
1992 - Won Nelson Ledges 24hr race
1999 - Women's Global GT Driver's Champion. ALMS (G&W Motorsports Porsche 911 RSR): raced in Petit Le Mans Race 


Lux, Willy

b 25/10/1944

 

Luyendyk, Arie (NL)

b 21/09/1953 (Sommelsdyk)

1972 - Started career in Dutch Formula Vee series, seventh in championship. 
1973 - Firestone Trophy champion and second in Dutch Formula Ford 1600 series with five wins.
1974 - Drove in German Formula Three and Formula Ford races.
1975 - European Formula Ford champion. 
1976 - Drove in European Formula Ford and Super Vee races.
1977 - European Super Vee champion. 
1978 - Drove in European Super Vee and Formula Three races. 
1979 - Drove in European Super Vee and Formula Three races. 
1980 - Second in European Super Vee series. 
1981 - Fourth in U.S. Super Vee series. 
1982 - Drove in European Super Vee races.
1984 - U.S. Super Vee champion with four wins. 
1985 - CART (Provimi), 18th, best finish fifth at Cleveland. CART Rookie of the Year.
1986 - CART (Provimi-Hasselhoff), 17th, best finish sixth at Phoenix and Toronto. 2nd in Daytona 24 Hrs.
1987 - CART (Provimi), 7th, best finish third at Phoenix. Won CART Most Improved Driver Award. 
1988 - CART (Provimi), 14th, best finish second at Portland.
1989 - CART (Provimi), 10th, best finish third at Portland. Won Sebring 12 Hours. 
1990 - CART (Shierson), 8th, won Indianapolis 500. 
1991 - CART (Uno/Granatelli), 6th, won at Phoenix and Nazareth. 
1992 - CART (Ganassi), two starts including Indy 500 (finished 15th). 2nd in Sebring 12 Hrs. Drove in IROC.
1993 - CART (Ganassi), 8th, best finish second in Indianapolis 500. Drove in IROC. 
1994 - CART (Indy Regency), 17th, best finish second at Michigan 500.
1995 - CART (Menard), 2 starts, finished 7th in Indy 500.
1996 - IRL (Byrd's/Treadway), 7th, best finish first at Phoenix.
1997 - IRL (Treadway), 6th, best finish first in Indianapolis 500 and at Texas. 
1998 - IRL (Treadway), 8th, best finish first at Las Vegas.Won Daytona 24 Hrs.
2002 - IRL (Treadway Racing G-Force Chevrolet): 37th, 30 pts (14th in one-off appearance at the Indy 500)

Luyendyk Jr, Arie (USA)

b


Son of Arie Luyendyk

2002 - Infiniti Pro Series: 2nd, 236 pts
2004 - Infiniti Pro Series: 3rd, 330 pts
2005 - Infiniti Pro Series (AFS Racing): 11th, 228 pts
2008 - IndyLights (AFS Racing Inc): 4th, 428 pts


Lvov, Alexander (RUS)

b


2001 - Russian Touring Cars (Opel Astra OPC): Champion, 170 pts
2002 - Russian Touring Cars (Opel Astra OPC): 3rd, 101 pts.
2007 - Russian Touring Cars (Honda Civic Type R): Champion


Lyall, Alastair (GB)

b 15/02/1949

 

Lydon, Steve

b 13/12/1955

 

Lynch, Leigh (USA)

b


1909 - Indycars (Jackson): 1 win (Indianapolis Race 3)


Lynn, Alex (GB)

b 17/09/1993


2011 - F.Renault UK (Fortec Motorsport): Champion, 544 pts
2012 - British F3 (Fortec Motorsport Dallara-Mercedes Benz F312): 4th, 253 pts. Macau F3 GP (Fortec Motorsport Dallara-Mercedes Benz F312): 3rd.
2013 - Toyota Racing Series (M2 Competition): 2nd, 803 pts. Euro F3 (Prema Powerteam Dallara-Mercedes F312): 3rd, 339.5 pts
2015 - GP2 (DAMS): 6th, 110 pts


Lyons, Richard (GB)

b


2003 - F.Nippon (DoCoMo Dandelion Lola-Mugen Honda B351): 6th, 20 pts
2004 - F.Nippon (DoCoMo Dandelion Lola-Mugen Honda B351): Champion, 33 pts
2005 - F.Nippon (DoCoMo Dandelion Lola-Mugen Honda B351): 3rd, 30 pts
2009 - F.Nippon: 10th, 11 pts


Lytle, Herb (USA)

b


1910 - Indycars (American): 1 win (Atlanta Race 3)