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
2022 Canada Northwest AMR United Kingdom David Pittard
Denmark Nicki Thiim
Aston Martin Vantage AMR GTE
Am
342 36th 3rd

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 9 Rank Pts
2013 Aston Martin Racing LMGTE Pro Aston Martin Vantage GTE Aston Martin 4.5 L V8 SIL
3
SPA
6
LMS
Ret
SÃO
11
COA
Ret
FUJ
SHA
BHR
? ?
2014 Aston Martin Racing LMGTE Am Aston Martin Vantage GTE Aston Martin 4.5 L V8 SIL
2
SPA
3
LMS
5
COA
1
FUJ
2
SHA
1
BHR
3
SÃO
1
2nd 164
2015 Aston Martin Racing LMGTE Am Aston Martin Vantage GTE Aston Martin 4.5 L V8 SIL
1
SPA
1
LMS
NC
NÜR
2
COA
5
FUJ
2
SHA
2
BHR
1
3rd 144
2016 Aston Martin Racing LMGTE Am Aston Martin Vantage GTE Aston Martin 4.5 L V8 SIL
2
SPA
1
LMS
Ret
NÜR
1
MEX
Ret
COA
1
FUJ
1
SHA
1
BHR
Ret
3rd 149
2017 Aston Martin Racing LMGTE Am Aston Martin Vantage GTE Aston Martin 4.5 L V8 SIL
2
SPA
1
LMS
4
NÜR
3
MEX
2
COA
1
FUJ
5
SHA
1
BHR
1
1st 192
2018–19 Aston Martin Racing LMGTE Am Aston Martin Vantage GTE Aston Martin 4.5 L V8 SPA
1
LMS
Ret
SIL
4
FUJ
3
SHA
5
SEB
8
SPA
6
LMS
Ret
8th 77
2019–20 Aston Martin Racing LMGTE Am Aston Martin Vantage AMR Mercedes-Benz M177 4.0L Turbo V8 SIL
2
FUJ
11
SHA
3
BHR
2
COA
2
SPA
9
LMS
6
BHR
9
7th 100.5
2021 NorthWest AMR LMGTE Am Aston Martin Vantage AMR Aston Martin 4.0 L Turbo V8 SPA
6
ALG
4
MNZ
2
LMS
Ret
BHR
4
BHR
10
8th 58
2022 NorthWest AMR LMGTE Am Aston Martin Vantage AMR Aston Martin 4.0 L Turbo V8 SEB
1
SPA
3
LMS
2
MNZ
8
FUJ
5
BHR
5
2nd 118

* Season still in progress.

Complete WeatherTech SportsCar Championship results

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

Year Team Class Make Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pos. Points
2014 Aston Martin Racing GTLM Aston Martin Vantage GTE Aston Martin 4.5 V8 DAY
8
SEB LBH LGA WGL MOS IMS ELK VIR COA PET 40th 24
Turner Motorsport GTD BMW Z4 GT3 BMW 4.4 L V8 V8 DAY
7
SEB
7
LGA
BEL
WGL
MOS
IMS
ELK
VIR
1
AUS
ATL
47th 43
2015 Aston Martin Racing GTLM Aston Martin Vantage GTE Aston Martin 4.5 V8 DAY
6
SEB
6
LBH LGA WGL MOS ELK VIR COA PET 19th 52
2016 Aston Martin Racing GTD Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Aston Martin 6.0 V12 DAY
4
SEB
10
LGA DET WGL MOS LIM ELK VIR COA PET 28th 51
2017 Aston Martin Racing GTD Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Aston Martin 6.0 V12 DAY
12
SEB LBH COA DET WGL MOS LIM ELK VIR LGA PET 69th 19
2018 Spirit of Race GTD Ferrari 488 GT3 Ferrari F154CB 3.9 Turbo V8 DAY
21
SEB
12
MDO DET WGL MOS LIM ELK VIR LGA PET 48th 29
2019 Spirit of Race GTD Ferrari 488 GT3 Ferrari F154CB 3.9 Turbo V8 DAY
20
SEB MDO DET WGL MOS LIM ELK VIR LGA PET 67th 11
2022 Northwest AMR GTD Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT3 Aston Martin 4.0 L Turbo V8 DAY
12
SEB
LBH
LGA
MDO
DET
WGL
MOS
LIM
ELK
VIR
PET
61st 211


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
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