Paul Dalla Lana is a Canadian entrepreneur, philanthropist,[1] and amateur racing driver who is currently driving for Aston Martin Racing in the World Endurance Championship.[2] He is featured in the documentary "The gentleman driver", about non professional drivers.[3]

He is the founder of NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, which owns and manages medical buildings in Canada. In 2008, he donated CAD $20-million to establish the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. In 2018, it was announced he was making an additional $20-million gift to the school.[4]

Racing results

24 Hours of Le Mans results

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2013 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing United States Bill Auberlen
Portugal Pedro Lamy
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Pro
221 DNF DNF
2014 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Portugal Pedro Lamy
Denmark Christoffer Nygaard
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
329 26th 6th
2015 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Portugal Pedro Lamy
Austria Mathias Lauda
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
321 NC NC
2016 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Portugal Pedro Lamy
Austria Mathias Lauda
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
281 DNF DNF
2017 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Portugal Pedro Lamy
Austria Mathias Lauda
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
329 36th 8th
2018 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Portugal Pedro Lamy
Austria Mathias Lauda
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
92 DNF DNF
2019 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Portugal Pedro Lamy
Austria Mathias Lauda
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
87 DNF DNF
2020 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Brazil Augusto Farfus
United Kingdom Ross Gunn
Aston Martin Vantage AMR GTE
Am
333 33rd 8th
2021 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Brazil Marcos Gomes
Denmark Nicki Thiim
Aston Martin Vantage AMR GTE
Am
45 DNF DNF

References

  1. ^ "Dalla Lana's going full-speed ahead". August 10, 2012.
  2. ^ "Paul Dalla lana - FIA World Endurance Championship". www.fiawec.com (in French). Retrieved October 13, 2017.
  3. ^ Mattei, Mario (November 5, 2018), The Gentleman Driver (Documentary), Ed Brown, Ricardo Gonzalez, Michael Guasch, Paul Dalla Lana, Velvet Cartel, Speed Group, retrieved February 17, 2021
  4. ^ "Paul Dalla Lana Commits Second $20-Million Gift To The University Of Toronto's Boundless Campaign".
Sporting positions
Preceded by FIA Endurance Trophy for LMGTE Am Drivers
2017
With: Pedro Lamy & Mathias Lauda
Succeeded by