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Andy Wallace (born 19 February 1961, in Oxford, England) is a professional race car driver from the United Kingdom, who has been racing since 1979. In 1976, a 15-year-old Wallace attended the Jim Russell Racing Drivers' School. He has raced prototype sports cars since 1988, winning over 25 International Sports car races including:

Wallace was also the driver for the then record-setting speed of 240.14 mph (386.47 km/h) in a McLaren F1, which for over 11 years this was the world record for the fastest production car. According to the Autosport's Le Mans supplement, he liked the place so much that he became a resident there.

Wallace drove for Dyson Racing in the American Le Mans Series through the 2007 racing season.

For 2008 he is planning a partial schedule with Richard Childress Racing in the Rolex Sports Car Series.

In January 2008 Wallace drove for Alex Job Racing in the #23 Porsche-powered Daytona Prototype backed by Ruby Tuesday in the 24 Hours of Daytona, finishing in 36th place with engine problems.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by:
Andy Rouse
Autosport
National Racing Driver of the Year

1986
Succeeded by:
Johnny Herbert
Preceded by:
Maurício Gugelmin
British Formula Three
Champion

1986
Succeeded by:
Johnny Herbert
Preceded by:
Maurício Gugelmin
Macau Grand Prix
Winner

1986
Succeeded by:
Martin Donnelly
Preceded by:
Derek Bell
Hans-Joachim Stuck
Al Holbert
Winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
1988 with:
Jan Lammers
Johnny Dumfries
Succeeded by:
Jochen Mass
Manuel Reuter
Stanley Dickens



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