Oliver Pla

driver OliverPlaDriver: No. 57 Ligier JS P2
Birthdate: October 22, 1981                    
Birthplace: Toulouse, France
Residence: Toulouse, France

Website: www.OlivierPla.com
Twitter: @OlivierPla

Career Highlights:
2015 - IMSA/TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (2 rounds with Krohn Racing): Driver of the No. 57 Ligier JS P2 Judd in P class at Rolex 24 At Daytona (DNF) with Tracy Krohn, Nic Jonsson, and Alex Brundle; Pole winner at 12 Hours of Sebring (started 1st, finished 8th) FIA WEC: Driver of the Nissan Nismo in LMP1 class; ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: - Driver of the Nissan Nismo in LMP1 class at Le Mans 24 Hours European Le Mans Series (ELMS) – 4 Hours of Paul Ricard (5th) and 4 Hours of Estoril (8th) with Tracy Krohn and Nic Jonsson

2014 – IMSA TUDOR (6 rounds): Driver of No. 42 Morgan-Nissan LMP2 with Oak Racing in P class at Rolex 24 At Daytona (8th),12 Hours of Sebring (4th), Long Beach (4th), Detroit (3rd), Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (1st, overall race winner), Road America (DNF); FIA WEC: Second in LMP2 championship with G-Drive Racing – Morgan-Nissan LMP2 (2 wins); ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: Driver of the No. 26 G-Drive Morgan-Nissan (DNF)

2013 - FIA WEC: LMP2 class with Oak Racing at Bahrain 6 Hours (2nd), Shanghai 6 Hours (2nd), 6 Hours of Fuji (4th), Sao Paolo 6 Hours (6th), Austin 6 Hours (6th), Silverstone 6 Hours (2nd) and Spa 6 Hours (2nd); American Le Mans Series (ALMS): Driver of No. 0 DeltaWing in P class at 12 Hours of Sebring (DNF); ACO Le Mans 24 Hours: Driver of OAK Racing Morgan-Nissan in LMP2 class at 24 Hours of Le Mans (2nd)

2012 –FIA WEC:  Fourth in LMP2 class for the season (4 podiums) – Morgan-Nissan LM P2 with OAK Racing, European Le Mans Series: Second in LMP2 Drivers Championship (2 podiums/1 victory) – Morgan-Nissan LM P2 with OAK Racing; ALMS (2 Rounds): Driver of No. 24 Oak Racing Morgan in LMP2 class at 12 Hours of Sebring (2nd) and No. 35 Oak Racing Morgan at Petit Le Mans (4th); ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: Driver of OAK Racing Morgan-Nissan in LMP2 class at 24 Hours of Le Mans (DNF)

2011 – Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC): Driver of the Oak-Pescarolo Judd LMP1 for 6 Hours of Silverstone (3rd), 6 Hours of Zhuhai (6th); Driver of the No. 20 Zytek LM P1 Quifel-ASM for the 1000 km of Spa (DNF); ALMS: Driver of No. 24 Oak Racing Pescarolo-Judd in LMP1 class at Petit Le Mans (4th); ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: Driver of the Zytek LM P1- Quifel-ASM (DNF)

2010 - Le Mans Series: Driver of the Ginetta Zytek with Quifel-ASM in LMP2 (1 win, 2 podiums); ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: Driver of the No. 40 Ginetta Zytek with Quifel-ASM in LMP2 (20th)

2009 – Le Mans Series: Winner of LMP2 Driver Championship (2 wins – Nurburgring and Algarve) in the Ginetta Zytek with Quifel-ASM; ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: Driver of the Ginetta Zytek LM P2 with Quifel-ASM (DNF).

2008 – Le Mans Series: Driver of Lola AER LMP2 with Quifel-ASM (Petit Le Mans – 20th); LMP1 Zytek factory driver for development for new GP2 car; ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: Driver Lola AER LMP2 with Quifel-ASM (4th).

2007 - Testing development for the new GP2 car

2006 - GP2 Series: Partial season with David Price Racing

2005 - GP2 Series: 2 wins with David Price Racing

2004 - World Series by Nissan: Partial season (1 win, 2 podiums) with Carlin Motorsport

2003 – Euro Series Formula 3: - 3rd place with ASM

2002 - French Formula 3: 3rd place (2 victories, 6 podiums) - ASM Masters of Zandvoort: 2nd with ASM, Korean GP: Winner with ASM

2001 - French Formula 3:  Saulnier racing (1 podium)

Personal: Enjoys film and music, jogging and climbing. Favorite tracks include Spa, Monaco, Silverstone.

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