ABOUT YANN

Born: 07.07.1990
Nationalities: French and Swiss
Hometown: Yverdon-les-bains, CH
Residence: Mooresville NC & Cortaillod CH
Measures: 5'6'', 167 cm / 135 lbs, 61 kgs
Status: race Driver, entrepreneur
Activity: race driver & brand development for mpi

Motor racing heroes: Ayrton Senna, Jo Siffert, Dale Earnhardt
Favorite cars: Ford mustang, Porsche 917, Pagani Zonda
Sports practiced: cycling, fitness, ski, golf
Hobbies: Motor-sports, watches

Preferred music: Rock, Electro music
Favorite films: Le Mans, Days of Thunder, moneyball
What makes me different from other drivers: NEVER GIVE UP!


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Racing career & racing highlights:

2017

  • Legend cars at Charlotte Motor Speedway (Road Course), 2x 3rd place 
  • Won all NASCAR charity races at GoPro Motorplex (GoKart race against best NASCAR Racers)

 

 

 

 

 

2015

  • NASCAR Late Model Test with Nelson Motorsport  / Timothy Peters
  • ABMoteurs NASCAR TV consultant

 

 

 

 

 

2014

  • NASCAR Whelen Euro Series – Winner of the first race of the season
    Replacement of C. Bouchut for the Italian NASCAR Race
     
  • CN2: Development Race Driver for Oak Racing, Ligier Honda
    Development of the Ligier JS 53 & aero tests
    Development Ligier JS 55, race vdev at Paul Ricard
     
  • Web TV reporter & expert for the 24H du Mans 2014

 

 

2013

  • 3rd NASCAR Whelen Euro Series
    Rookie Of The Year / 1 win - 7 podiums - 11 top-five on 12 races
     
  • VdeV Estoril – Oak Racing, Ligier Honda
     
  • Reserve Driver for Oak Racing WEC Lmp2 (Sao Paulo, Brasil)

 

 

 

 

2012

  • NASCAR Euro at Tours Speedway : 1st Rookie (5th overall) 
     
  • SPEED EuroSeries at Imola: R1 3rd; R2 2nd
     
  • Test Oak Racing LMP2 à Motorland Aragon

 

 

 

 

 

2011

  • 2nd Alps Formula Renault 2.0 
    Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 championship
    1 victory, 7 podiums
     
  • Test Formula Renault 3.5 at Motorland

 

 

 

 

2010

  • 3rd LO MEC Formula Renault 2.0 & Best Rookie
    Best Rookie, 3 victories, 5 pole position, 4 best lap, 9 podiums, 3 hat trick
     
  • 3rd at 1000 kms of Spa. LMS Championship. Cat. GT1 (Ford Matech)
    Reserve Driver for Ford Matech GT1 (24 Hours of Le Mans)

 

 

 

2009

  • 2nd Formul’Academy Euro Series
    1 victory, 7 podiums, 2 pole positions, 2 best lap

 

 

 

 

 

 

2008

  • Winner of the ACO - Auto Hebdo Driver Selection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007-2006

  • Formule Kart (Auto Sport Academy)
    Runner-up of the French Championship

 

2005

  • Joined sport studies at Le Mans Sud High School (France)

 

 

 

 

2001-2004

  • First Go-kart races in Switzerland

 

 

1998

  • My first Go-kart!

 

 

 

 

 

YZ Driver database stats:

Races entered 78

Wins 7

Podiums (top 3) 34

Pole positions 7

Fastest laps 6

Race win percentage 9%

Podium percentage 43,6%