The story of the team

Olivier Lainé Team Principal

After having worked in F3 for Oreca, and during 6 years for the Larrousse F1 team, Olivier Lainé, has created, in 1998, his own racing team.

Based in Wavre, Beligum, in the heart of Europe, the team has climbed the ladder, step by step, gaining extensive experience in single-seater, tourisme, GT, .. and winning 9 titles of Champion and 7 titles of Vice-Champion : 

  • Formule Renault 1.6 Belgium
  • Clio Cup France
  • Formule Renault 2.0
  • Eurocup Megane Trophy (World Series)
  • GT3 France - Ferrari F430
  • Supercopa Seat France
  • Dubai 24 Hours
  • Le Mans Series - Formula Le Mans
  • Le Mans Series - FLM & LMP2
  • Blancpain Endurance - McLaren MP4-12C, BMW Z4 and from 2016, the new BMW M6

In 2009, the team joined the endurance championships, as the Formula Le Mans Cup, with a FLM/LMPC.  But continues, in parallel, the other championships, as the Eurocup Megane Trophy.

In 2011, a new step again, as it is now with a prototype LMP2 that the team participates to the Le Mans Series championship.

Since 2012, the program of team has improved :

  • The European Le Mans Series championship - LMP2 & FLM categories
  • The Blancpain Endurance Series - With a Mclaren MP4-12C, BMW Z4, and from 2016 the new BMW M6
  • The entry to the 24 Hours of Le Mans  ..
  • Dubai 24 Hours
  • Racing Service, Ferrari Days, coaching, ..

Thierry Boutsen Adviser

Thierry Boutsen, Olivier Lainé's brother in law, President of Boutsen Aviation, gives advises in the team's choices and carries his experience for the team's development.

F1 driver during 10 years :  Arrows, Benetton, Williams, Ligier & Jordan, he won 3 Formula One Grand Prix :

  • Canada
  • Australia
  • Hungary

He was also an endurance driver, with 10 entries at Le Mans for the 24 hours race with 3 podiums : WM, Dauer, Rondeau, Porsche, Toyota & Peugeot.

He also won the Daytona 24 hours race.


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