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Dominique Dupuy

 

Dominique Dupuy

Dominique Dupuy (born August 26, 1957) is a French racing driver.

Dupuy began racing professionally in 1983 in Championnat de France Formule Renault Turbo finishing 4th. He moved to the French Formula Three Championship the following year and raced there until 1988. After that, he moved to the semi-professional French Porsche 944 cup series and moved to the French Porsche Carrera Cup in 1991 where he would race until 1999. He won the series championship in 1993 and 1994 and would move onto the fully professional Porsche Supercup in 1995, winning 3rd place honors in Supercup in 1997. He moved to the French GT Championship in 1999 driving his customary Porsche, but signed on to drive a Chrysler Viper GTS-R in the series in 2000. Prior to the season beginning Dupuy and his Oreca teammates Olivier Beretta and Karl Wendlinger were the surprise overall winners of the 24 Hours of Daytona in their Viper. The race was the first sanctioned by the Grand American Road Racing Association Rolex Sports Car Series. Dupuy and the Oreca team were also the GTS champions of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in both 1999 and 2000. Dupuy and his teammate François Fiat would go on to win the French GT Championship that year and repeated the feat in 2001. He retired from full-time competition in 2005 and has not driven in French GT since 2007. He is now part of First Racing team with 2 Lamborghini Gallardo in FFSA Gt3

External links

  • Profile at Driver Database
  • Profile at Speedsport Magazine



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