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Romain Dumas (born 14 December 1977) is a French professional auto racing driver. He has been a Audi and Porsche factory driver in sports car racing, having claimed overall wins at the 2010 and 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans, the 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011 24 Hours of Nürburgring, the 2003 and 2010 24 Hours of Spa, and the 2008 12 Hours of Sebring. Also, he won the 2014 and 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

Biography Edit

Born in Alès, Dumas started karting in 1992, in 1996 he competed in the French Formula Renault Championship. In 1998, he joined the French Formula 3 Championship. He tested a Formula 3000 car for Oreca in 1999 and a Renault F1 in 2002. In 2004 he tested a Conquest Racing Champ Car, but he never raced in any of these formulas. In 2001 and 2002 he competed in Euro Formula 3000. Since 2001 he has participated in every 24 Hours of Le Mans race and since 2004 he has competed in American Le Mans Series. He is currently a Porsche factory driver for Penske Racing, and also driven in the FIA GT Championship. In 2007 he won first overall in the 24 Hours Nürburgring, 1st American Le Mans Series (LMP2 Class — Penske Porsche RS Spyder with 8 wins, 4 pole positions), 3rd Le Mans 24 Hours (LMP1 Class — Pescarolo Sport, 5th 1000 km Valencia LMS (LMP1 Class — Pescarolo Sport ), 4 races VLN championship with Manthey Racing (2 wins, 1 pole position), 18th Daytona 24H (12th DP) He started 2008 with the P2 class and overall win at the 2008 12 Hours of Sebring in the Penske Porsche RS Spyder. As of 2009 Roger Penske lost sponsorship for the sports car program, and Dumas and Penske regular Timo Bernhard race on loan to the Audi Sport Team Joest for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, finishing 17 overall and 13 in class in the 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans

Dumas, together with Timo Bernhard and Mike Rockenfeller won the 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans in an Audi R15 TDI plus. He also won the 2010 24 Hours of Spa in a Porsche 911 GT3 RSR. Dumas also won with partner Klaus Graf in the CytoSport Porsche RS Spyder at the ALMS event at Mosport. In 2014, Romain Dumas won the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in a Norma M20 "RD Limited" prototype developed specifically for the event.

In 2015, Dumas raced a Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Car in the RGT class of the WRC Monte Carlo Rally, placing second behind class winner François Delecour. Later he claimed a class win at the Rallye Deutschland. Dumas continued as Porsche LMP1 driver in the 2016 FIA WEC. He won the 6 Hours of Silverstone and 24 Hours of Le Mans. Also, he claimed a second win at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with a Norma prototype.

Career results Edit

Complete Euro Formula 3000 results Edit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 DC Points
2001 B & C Competition VLL

6

PER

Ret

MNZ

3

DON

5

ZOL

14

IMO NÜR VAL

2

7th 13
2002 John Village Automotive VLL

1

PER

Ret

MOZ

1

SPA

1

DON

10

BRN

2

DIJ

6

JER

4

CAG

5

2nd 42

24 Hours of Le Mans results Edit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class

Pos.

2001 Freisinger Motorsport Gunnar Jeannette

 Philippe Haezebrouck

Porsche 911 GT3-RS GT 282 7th 2nd
2002 Freisinger Motorsport Sascha Maassen

 Jörg Bergmeister

Porsche 911 GT3-RS GT 321 17th 2nd
2003 Team Nasamax

 McNeil Engineering

Robbie Sterling

 Werner Lupberger

Reynard 01Q-Cosworth LMP900 138 DNF DNF
2004 Freisinger Motorsport Stéphane Ortelli

 Ralf Kelleners

Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT 321 13th 3rd
2005 IMSA Performance Raymond Narac

 Sébastien Dumez

Porsche 911 GT3-RS GT2 322 15th 4th
2006 IMSA Performance Matmut Raymond Narac

 Luca Riccitelli

Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT2 211 DNF DNF
2007 Pescarolo Sport Emmanuel Collard

 Jean-Christophe Boullion

Pescarolo 01-Judd LMP1 358 3rd 3rd
2008 Pescarolo Sport Emmanuel Collard

 Jean-Christophe Boullion

Pescarolo 01-Judd LMP1 238 DNF DNF
2009 Audi Sport Team Joest Timo Bernhard

 Alexandre Prémat

Audi R15 TDI LMP1 333 17th 13th
2010 Audi Sport North America Timo Bernhard

 Mike Rockenfeller

Audi R15 TDI plus LMP1 397 1st 1st
2011 Audi Sport Team Joest Timo Bernhard

 Mike Rockenfeller

Audi R18 TDI LMP1 116 DNF DNF
2012 Audi Sport Team Joest Marc Gené

 Loïc Duval

Audi R18 ultra LMP1 366 5th 5th
2013 Porsche AG Team Manthey Marc Lieb

 Richard Lietz

Porsche 911 RSR GTE

Pro

315 16th 1st
2014 Porsche Team Marc Lieb

 Neel Jani

Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1-H 348 11th 4th
2015 Porsche Team Marc Lieb

 Neel Jani

Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 391 5th 5th
2016 Porsche Team Marc Lieb

 Neel Jani

Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 384 1st 1st

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship results Edit

Year Entrant Class Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Rank Points
2012 Audi Sport Team Joest LMP1 Audi R18 TDI AudiTDI 3.7L Turbo V6

(Diesel)

SEB

2

6th 67
Audi R18 ultra SPA

1

LMS

4

SIL SÃO BHR FUJ SHA
2013 Porsche AGTeam Manthey LMGTE Pro Porsche 911 RSR Porsche4.0L Flat-6 SIL

4

SPA

5

LMS

1

SÃO COA FUJ SHA BHR 10th 72
2014 Porsche Team LMP1 Porsche 919 Hybrid Porsche2.0 L Turbo V4

(Hybrid)

SIL

Ret

SPA

4

LMS

5

COA

4

FUJ

4

SHA

3

BHR

2

SÃO

1

3rd 117
2015 Porsche Team LMP1 Porsche 919 Hybrid Porsche2.0 L Turbo V4

(Hybrid)

SIL

2

SPA

2

LMS

5

NÜR

2

COA

12

FUJ

2

SHA

2

BHR

1

3rd 138.5
2016 Porsche Team LMP1 Porsche 919 Hybrid Porsche2.0 L Turbo V4

(Hybrid)

SIL

1

SPA

2

LMS

1

NÜR

4

MEX
COA
FUJ
SHA
BHR
1st* 106*

* Season still in progress.

Complete WRC results Edit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 WDC Points
2012 Romain Dumas Mini John Cooper Works WRC MON SWE MEX POR ARG GRE NZL FIN GER GBR FRA

16

ITA ESP NC 0
2013 Romain Dumas Ford Fiesta RS WRC MON SWE MEX POR ARG GRE ITA FIN GER AUS FRA

10

ESP GBR 31st 1
2014 Romain Dumas Porsche 997 GT3 RS 4.0 MON SWE MEX POR ARG ITA POL FIN GER AUS FRA

19

ESP GBR NC 0
2015 Romain Dumas Porsche 997 GT3 RS 4.0 MON

26

SWE MEX ARG POR ITA POL FIN GER AUS FRA

Ret

ESP GBR NC 0

FIA R-GT Cup results Edit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 Pos. Points
2015 Romain Dumas Porsche 997 GT3 RS 4.0 MON

2

BEL

Ret

GER

1

FRA

Ret

SUI 2nd 43
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