Pierre Thiriet1989-04-20 (age 30)
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Former WEC LMP2 champion Roman Rusinov has defended G-Drive Racing's switch of allegiance from Jota Sport to TDS Racing for the 2017 season, saying his squad has to remain "flexible".
French team TDS Racing will field a car under the G-Drive Racing banner in WEC's LMP2 class in 2017, with Roman Rusinov and Pierre Thiriet named as drivers.
The #46 Thiriet by TDS Racing car of Pierre Thiriet, Mathias Beche and Ryo Hirakawa took a confident second straight European Le Mans Series victory at Spielberg.
Thiriet by TDS Racing's entry of Pierre Thiriet, Ryo Hirakawa and Mathias Beche set the pace in the second European Le Mans Series free practice at Spielberg.
At the end of a great race, the Oreca 05 Nissan of the Thiriet by TDS Racing won the last round of the season.
The new ORECA 05 took an impressive pole position for its first participation in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Five cars are included in the entry list for the 83rd edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Amongst 64 cars on the official test day, will be 16 cars from the European Le Mans Series.
Murphy Prototypes gave a One-Two to the ORECA chassis.
At the front of two races at this week-end, the latest prototype designed by Oreca Technology has shown its best.
In LMP2 the battle is on between Thiriet by TDS Racing, which currently leads, ahead of JOTA Sport and Signatech Alpine.
The #33 OAK Racing Team Asia Ligier JS P2 completed the race in a respectable 7th in class, 11th overall.
Toyota prevailed over all when the checkered flag flew on qualifying Thursday.
The Thiriet by TDS Racing team learned a lot during testing.
Pierre Thiriet, Ludovic Badey and Tristan Gommendy never relaxed the pressure and took the lead in the race less than six minutes from the chequered flag!