Gabriel "Gabi" Aubry (born 3 April 1998) is a French racing driver currently racing in the World Endurance Championship for Jackie Chan DC Racing.

Career

Karting

Born in Saint Germain-en-Laye, Aubry began karting in 2008 at the age of eleven, partaking in events across Europe. One of his karting achievements was the third place in the KFJ class of the Andrea Margutti Trophy, when he finished ahead of such drivers as Jehan Daruvala and Lando Norris.[1]

Formula 4

In 2015, Aubry graduated to single-seaters. He competed in the French F4 Championship, where he won Hungaroring race and had another nine podium finishes. As a result, he finished in the top-three in the overall standings and as runner-up in the International F4 Championship standings.

Formula Renault 2.0

In 2016, Aubry switched to Formula Renault 2.0 with Tech 1 Racing, joining his French F4 rival Sacha Fenestraz.[2] He had six point-scoring finishes and finished eleventh in the drivers' standings.[3] He also had a partial 2016 Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup campaign with the same team.[4]

Aubry continued with Tech 1 in 2017.[5] He won three races—two of them on Hungaroring and one at Spa—and had finished another five races on the podium position.[6][7] He ended the season fifth.[8] He again competed in the Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup, ending the season fifth as well.[9]

GP3 Series

In January 2018, Aubry joined Arden International for the 2018 GP3 Series campaign.[10]

FIA World Endurance Championship

After two races in the LMP3 Class of the 2017–18 Asian Le Mans Series with win in the season finale at Sepang.[11] In March 2018, Aubry was announced as a Jackie Chan DC Racing driver along with Ho-Pin Tung and Stephane Richelmi in the LMP2 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship.[12] He finished second (eighth overall), behind the G-Drive Racing car which was the invitational entry in the season opener at Spa, taking his first LMP2 win in the World Endurance Championship.[13]

Racing record

Career summary

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2015 French F4 Championship Auto Sport Academy 21 1 1 4 10 227 3rd
2016 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Tech 1 Racing 15 0 0 0 0 35 12th
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC 9 0 0 0 0 76 18th
2017 Formula Renault Eurocup Tech 1 Racing 23 3 2 1 8 232 5th
Formula Renault NEC 9 3 2 1 4 115 5th
2017–18 Asian Le Mans Series - LMP3 Jackie Chan DC Racing X Jota 2 1 0 0 1 37 6th
2018 GP3 Series Arden International 18 0 0 0 0 5 18th
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 Jackie Chan DC Racing 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 6th
European Le Mans Series . LMP2 IDEC Sport 2 0 0 0 0 14 16th
2018–19 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP2 Jackie Chan DC Racing 8 3 3 0 6 166 2nd
2019 IMSA SportsCar Championship - LMP2 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports 4 2 2 3 3 130 4th
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 Jackie Chan DC Racing 1 0 0 0 1 N/A 2nd
2019–20 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP2 Jackie Chan DC Racing 7 1 1 0 5 128 7th
2020 European Le Mans Series - LMP2 Algarve Pro Racing 5 0 0 0 0 19.5 12th
IMSA SportsCar Championship - DPi JDC-Miller MotorSports 2 0 0 0 0 46 22nd
IMSA SportsCar Championship - LMP2 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports 1 0 1 0 1 0 NC†
2021 IMSA SportsCar Championship - LMP2 Tower Motorsport By Starworks 7 1 0 2 5 2012 3rd
European Le Mans Series - LMP2 Panis Racing 1 0 0 0 1 18.5 20th
IDEC Sport 1 0 0 0 0
FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP2 PR1 Motorsports 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC‡
Richard Mille Racing Team 1 0 0 0 0 8 23rd
FIA World Endurance Championship Alpine Elf Matmut Reserve driver
2022 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMGTE Am Spirit of Race 5 0 0 0 0 16 21st*
European Le Mans Series - LMP2 Team Virage 5 0 0 0 0 0 25th*

Points only counted towards the Michelin Endurance Cup, and not the overall LMP2 Championship.
As Aubry was a guest driver, he was ineligible for championship points.
* Season still in progress.

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Class Car Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Rank Points
2018–19 Jackie Chan DC Racing LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 SPA
1
LMS
4
SIL
1
FUJ
2
SHA
1
SEB
6
SPA
3
LMS
2
2nd 166
2019–20 Jackie Chan DC Racing LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 SIL
4
FUJ
2
SHA
2
BHR
3
COA
2
SPA
WD
LMS
DSQ
BHR
1
7th 128
2021 Richard Mille Racing Team LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 SPA ALG MNZ LMS BHR
6
BHR 23rd 8
2022 Spirit of Race LMGTE Am Ferrari 488 GTE Evo Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8 SEB
Ret
SPA
12
LMS
Ret
MNZ
5
FUJ
7
BHR
21st* 16*

* Season still in progress.

Complete 24 Hours of Le Mans results

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2018 China Jackie Chan DC Racing China Ho-Pin Tung
Monaco Stéphane Richelmi
Oreca 07-Gibson LMP2 356 10th 6th
2019 China Jackie Chan DC Racing China Ho-Pin Tung
Monaco Stéphane Richelmi
Oreca 07-Gibson LMP2 367 7th 2nd
2020 China Jackie Chan DC Racing China Ho-Pin Tung
United Kingdom Will Stevens
Oreca 07-Gibson LMP2 141 DSQ DSQ
2021 United States PR1 Motorsports Mathiasen United States Patrick Kelly
Switzerland Simon Trummer
Oreca 07-Gibson LMP2
Pro-Am
261 DNF DNF
2022 Switzerland Spirit of Race France Franck Dezoteux
France Pierre Ragues
Ferrari 488 GTE Evo GTE
Am
127 DNF DNF

Complete GP3 Series results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Pos Points
2018 Arden International CAT
FEA

12
CAT
SPR

Ret
LEC
FEA

15
LEC
SPR

Ret
RBR
FEA

16
RBR
SPR

Ret
SIL
FEA

Ret
SIL
SPR

Ret
HUN
FEA

10
HUN
SPR

13
SPA
FEA

13
SPA
SPR

11
MNZ
FEA

Ret
MNZ
SPR

Ret
SOC
FEA

11
SOC
SPR

6
YMC
FEA

15
YMC
SPR

14
18th 5

Complete European Le Mans Series results

Year Entrant Class Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 Rank Points
2018 IDEC Sport LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 LEC MNZ RBR SIL SPA
4‡
ALG
6
16th 14
2020 Algarve Pro Racing LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 LEC
10
SPA
9
LEC
5
MNZ
11
ALG
8
12th 19.5
2021 Panis Racing LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 CAT
2
RBR 20th 18.5
IDEC Sport LEC
15
MNZ SPA ALG
2022 Team Virage LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 LEC
15
IMO
Ret
MNZ
15
CAT
14
SPA
14
ALG
25th* 0*

Half points awarded as less than 75% of race distance was completed. * Season still in progress.

Complete IMSA SportsCar Championship results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Class Make Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Rank Points
2019 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 DAY
4
SEB
2
MDO WGL
1
MOS ELK LGA PET
1
4th 130
2020 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 DAY
2†
SEB ELK ATL
NC† 0†
JDC-Miller MotorSports DPi Cadillac DPi-V.R Cadillac 5.5 L V8 DAY MDO
8
PET
8
LGA SEB 22nd 46
2021 Tower Motorsport by Starworks LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 DAY
2†
SEB
3
WGL
4
WGL
3
ELK
2
LGA
2
PET
1
3rd 2012

Points only counted towards the Michelin Endurance Cup, and not the overall LMP2 Championship.

References

  1. ^ "Andrea Margutti Trophy - KFJ 2013 standings". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  2. ^ Allen, Peter (16 December 2015). "Fenestraz and Aubry sign with Tech 1 for Formula Renault 2.0". PaddockScout.com. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup 2016 standings". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  4. ^ "FIRST 2016 ENTRIES CONFIRMED FOR THE FORMULA RENAULT 2.0 NORTHERN EUROPEAN CUP". Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup. Renault Sport. 22 December 2015. Retrieved 6 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Tech 1 Racing announces its four drivers for 2017". 6 December 2016. Archived from the original on 20 December 2016. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
  6. ^ Allen, Peter (2 July 2017). "Aubry takes second Hungaroring win after Fenestraz is penalised". Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  7. ^ Allen, Peter (23 September 2017). "Aubry beats Fenestraz to win second Eurocup Spa race". formulascout.com. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup 2017 standings". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  9. ^ "Formula Renault 2.0 NEC 2017 standings". driverdb.com. Driver Databse. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  10. ^ Gruz, David (24 January 2018). "Arden signs Aubry for maiden GP3 campaign". Motorsport.com. Motorsport Network. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  11. ^ "6 Hours of Buriram - Asian Le Mans Series 2017-2018 - Final results Qualifying" (PDF). Automobile Club de l'Ouest. 12 January 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  12. ^ Watkins, Gary (23 March 2018). "Le Mans class winner DC Racing to field all-Malaysian WEC line-up". autosport. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  13. ^ "Fernando Alonso wins on WEC debut as Toyota takes 1-2 at Spa". crash.net. Crash Media Group. 5 May 2018. Retrieved 5 May 2018. Jackie Chan DC Racing was left to settle for second in LMP2 with its #38 Oreca, shared by Ho-Pin Tung, Gabriel Aubry and Stephane Richelmi, while Signatech Alpine Matmut rounded out the podium with Andre Negrao, Nicolas Lapierre and Pierre Thiriet in the #36 Alpine A470 Gibson.

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