Date of Birth: 22 October 1981
Residence: Toulouse, France
Race Team: Ford Chip Ganassi Racing UK
Olivier Pla’s reputation as an LMP2 frontrunner follows his rise through the junior formulae, beginning in the 2000 Formula Campus series in France, and progressing through Formula 3 and GP2 before a successful switch to prototypes. Highlights include an LMP2 win at Le Mans in 2009, and podium finishes in the WEC and at Le Mans.
Olivier co-drove the #66 Ford GT in the FIA World Endurance Championship with Stefan Mücke and Billy Johnson in 2016, finishing 4th in the FIA WEC Endurance Trophy for LMGTE Pro Teams.