Olivier Lombard

Olivier Lombard ( * April 25, 1991 in Poissy ) is a French racing driver. He will start in 2012 in the FIA ​​World Endurance Championship ( WEC).


Lombard began his motorsport career in 2004 in karting, where he was active until 2008. First, he moved to Formula racing. In 2009 he competed in the Formula BMW Europe for Euro International. While his team-mate Felipe Nasr and Daniel Juncadella took the top two positions, Lombard reached the 16th place overall with a fifth place as best result. In addition, he completed guest appearances in American Formula BMW.

2010 Lombard moved into the long- distance racing. For Hope Pole Vision Racing, he took part in the Formula Le Mans class three races of the Le Mans Series. He stood in this class on the podium twice and was 15th in this rating. 2011 saw the launch Lombard first one to ever race in the LMPC and FLM class in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS ) and the Le Mans Series. He subsequently received a cockpit for the 24- hour race at Le Mans in 2011 and the remainder of the season in the Le Mans Series with Greaves Motorsport. He started in the LMP2 class in a Zytek Z11SN with Tom Kimber -Smith and Karim Ojjeh. He replaced Gary Chalandon. In Le Mans succeeded the driver trio out down the eighth place overall and to achieve class victory in the LMP2. In the following two Le Mans Series races at Imola and Silverstone followed by other class wins in the LMP2. In the LMP2 drivers championship Lombard came second behind his teammate Kimber -Smith and Ojjeh who drove the entire season.

2012 Lombard received at Signatech Nissan a cockpit in the newly formed FIA World Endurance Championship ( WEC). In an Oreca 03, it shall meet with Franck Mailleux and Jordan Tresson in the LMP2 class. After the third race he finished in 34th place in the Drivers' World Championship.


Lombard's family runs the Parisian Moulin Rouge.


Career stations

  • 2004-2008: Karting
  • 2009: European Formula BMW ( 16th place)
  • 2010: Le Mans Series, FLM ( 15th place)
  • 2011: Le Mans Series LMP2 (2nd place)
  • 2011: Le Mans Series, FLM ( 15th place)
  • 2011: ALMS LMPC
  • 2012: WEC

Le Mans results