Drivers

Oliver Webb

We are highly delighted to have the great skills of this young British driver! Oli has been racing for many years, from his early days in Karting, to this year, racing in the WEC in an LMP2 car.

History & notable appearances to date:

2005- Oli competed in the T-Cars Winter Series, gaining more valuable race craft, converting this to second place in the championship with a number of second place finishes. Oli then started..

2006- on fire, winning both races at Brands Hatch in his newly-built car prepared by PR motor sport. Oli went on to achieve an impressive 11 podium finishes with a record seven fastest laps, finishing third in the 2006 T-Cars Championship, clearly marking his name on British motorsport.

2006- Michael Bentwood entered Oli into the Formula BMW Scholarship Programme where drivers have the opportunity to be awarded with a financial contribution towards their racing budget and an education and coaching programme from BMW Motorsport. Oli is one of just six young drivers granted the prestigious Formula BMW Scholarship, and was awarded his prize after a gruelling selection day at the Formula BMW Racing Centre in Valencia, overseen by a panel of judges including 1992 Formula One World Champion, Nigel Mansell.

2007- Oli entered the world of single seaters with a formidable team – Carlin Motorsport. Michael Bentwood said: “Oli is looking forward to competing in a very exciting formula, he has been a race winner in all of his previous exploits and is a worthy scholarship driver.

2008- Oliver comes 2nd in Spanish Formula Renault winter Championship with Wins and Podiums as well as competing in Formula Renault UK.

2009- Oli came 3rd in a close battle for the title after leading the championship for 2/3rds of the season with 10podiums and 2 wins and many fastest laps.

2010- Oli comes 3rd in British Formula 3 International with Fortec having lead the championship and got 3wins, 14podiums, 4poles and 4 fastest laps on the way.

2011- World Series by Renault with Pons, 3rd in Rookie championship with podiums.

2012- Indy Lights with Sam Schmidt motorsports, teams 50th ever Pole at Detroit GP with Indycar series and podium.

2013- World Series by Renault 3.5 with Fortec, 2nd in teams championship. Spa 24hours with Mercedes, British GT round with Mercedes SLS GT3, FIA GT finale Baku, Azerbaijan SLS GT with Mercedes. LMP2 testing. Gulf 12hours of Abu Dhabi with McLaren.

2014- Dubai 24hours with Lamborghini, 2nd in class. Daytona 24hours in LMP2 with Oak Racing, 8th Overall. World Series by Renault feeder series to F1 at Monaco.

2014- European Le Mans Champions. Prototype factory driver for Signatech- Alpine. 3rd in Le Mans 24hour LMP2.

2015- Dubai 24hour overall Champions, Black Falcon Mercedes AMG SLS team.

2015- World Endurance Championship with Team SARD-Morand. After becoming European Le Mans (ELMS) champion in 2014, Oliver Webb has confirmed he will contest the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with Team SARD-Morand. The newly established team is supported by Japanese manufacturer Toyota, and will campaign an LMP2 entry..

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