The Duqueine crew

Set up in 2014 following a meeting between two passionate men: Gilles DUQUEINE et Yann BELHOMME, the DUQUEINE team has set its sights on being an ambitious team which today occupies the top spot in the French and European championships. After a first European Le Mans Series campaign in LMP2 category concluded by very good performances, the team take part of the competition in 2019 in the same category with Pierre Ragues, Nicolas Jamin and Richard Bradley at the wheel of the Oreca 07 car.

The drivers

Nico Jamin

LMP2 Driver

Considered one of the best rookies in the 2018 European Le Mans Series, Nicolas Jamin is proving his worth in the USA competitions. He came back to Europe early 2018 with the goal to shine in Endurance GT but also in Prototype with Team DUQUEINE.

 

"We proved our speed in 2018, we come back to concretize and try to win the championship."

Richard Bradley

LMP2 Driver

Richard Bradley has a brilliant career in motorsport. From karting to Super Formula via the LMP2 and a victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, he is clearly one of the greatest ELMS drivers and comes to strengthen the crew.

 

"I want to perform to the best of our abilities which should hopefully translate into race wins and maybe a championship win."

Pierre Ragues

LMP2 Driver

Experienced Endurance driver Pierre Ragues has built a strong career in motorsport. Since 2006, he has participated in many championships in LMP1 and LMP2 and won the ELMS in 2013. In 2019, he participated in his 12th 24 Hours of Le Mans.

 

"Team DUQUEINE proved to be a team with enormous potential and with my teammate, we will be keen to take up this amazing challenge."

Romain Dumas

LMP2 Driver

Experienced professional and official Porsche driver, the DUQUEINE team has been honored to welcome Romain Dumas for the 2019, 24 Hours of Le Mans. Victorious in 2016, the driver from Alès is the most experienced of the crew at Le Mans.

 

"The DUQUEINE team showed up at the ELMS level, I was able to join the team for my 19th participation in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. We gave everything for this first participation of the Team in this mythical race."

The team

Yann Belhomme

Boss of the team, he is the leader of this great team and the men who compose it.

LUCIE BELHOMME

Administrative and financial manager of the team.

Max Favard

Engineer of the team and the simulator, he is an essential link of DUQUEINE Engineering.

MICKAEL DUTERQUE

Car chef

Mickaël has been part of the team since the creation. He brings a perfect knowledge of motor racing.

GUILLAUME PENICAUT

Car chef

Guillaume is a mechanic and is distinguished by great operational qualities during meetings.

LOÏC DUMAS

Mechanic - Pitstoper

ALEXANDRE JANNEAU

Mechanic - Driver Helper

Guillaume Forte

Truck driver - tires management

Christophe Jacquot

Refueling - Composite

Christophe Calley

Tires management

Yann Charbonneau

Mechanic - Pitstoper

Arthur Trouttet

Strategy Engineer

Thomas Lefevre

Data analyst - Engineer

Record

2019

Participation in the 24 Hours of Le Mans with an Oreca 07 LMP2 driven by Nicolas Jamin, Romain Dumas and Pierre Ragues. Seventh position of the LMP2 category.

Entry in the ELMS championship with an Oreca 07 LMP2 driven by Nicolas Jamin, Richard Bradley and Pierre Ragues.

2018

Joining the ELMS championship with an Oreca 07 LMP2 driven by Nicolas Jamin, Nelson Panciatici and Pierre Ragues

First pole position at the 4 Hours of Portimão

First podium at the 4 Hours of Le Castellet

8th place in the ELMS championship in LMP2

2017

3rd place in the LMP3 VdeV Championship with Nelson Panciatici

8th place in the ELMS championship in LMP3

2016

Setting up and opening of the training center

3rd in the ELMS championship in LMP3 with the team composed of David Droux, David Hallyday and Dino Lunardi

3rd in the RS Trophy championship with Robert Kubica and Christophe Hamon

3rd in the RS Trophy championship with Nelson Panciatici and Gilles Duqueine

2015

1 victory, 2 second places and 1 third place in FFSA GT Championship

2014

2 victories in FFSA GT Championship

October: winner of the 2014 GT French Cup (11 victories in 14 races)

April: 1st victory in the GT French Championship with a Ferrari 458 GT3 driven by Soheil Ayari and Jean Claude Police

March: Founding of the Duqueine Engineering team

2011

Meeting between Gilles Duqueine and Yann Belhomme