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Olivier Beretta
Nationality Monaco Monegasque
Formula One World Championship career
Active years 1994
Teams Larrousse
Races 10
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First race 1994 Brazilian Grand Prix
Last race 1994 Hungarian Grand Prix
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 1996
Teams Team Oreca, JML Team Panoz, Corvette Racing
Best finish 4th (2001, 2006)
Class wins 5 (1999, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006)

Olivier Beretta (born in Monte Carlo, November 23, 1969) is a racing driver from Monaco who raced in Formula One in 1994 for the Larrousse team, partnering Érik Comas. He participated in 10 grands prix, debuting on March 27, 1994. He scored no championship points, and was replaced when his sponsorship money ran out. During 2003 and 2004, he tested for the Williams team.

Beretta has seen more success in sportscar racing, taking class wins at the 24 Heures du Mans with Viper GTS-Rs in 1999 (10th overall) and 2000 (7th overall), Corvettes in 2004 (C5-R, 6th overall), 2005 (C5-R, 5th overall) and 2006 (C6-R, 4th overall) and driving LMP900 class cars to 6th (2001), 4th (2002) and 3rd (2003) place class finishes.

He made a single NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series start at Heartland Park Topeka in 1999 for Bobby Hamilton Racing, qualifying 10th and finishing 17th.

Complete Formula One results

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 WDC Points
1994 Tourtel Larrousse F1 Larrousse LH94 Ford V8 BRA
Ret
PAC
Ret
SMR
Ret
MON
8
ESP
Ret
CAN
Ret
FRA
Ret
GBR
14
GER
7
HUN
9
BEL
ITA
POR
EUR
JPN
AUS
NC 0

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Justin Bell
FIA GT2 Champion
1998 with:
Pedro Lamy
Succeeded by
none
Preceded by
Klaus Ludwig
Ricardo Zonta
FIA GT Champion
1999 with:
Karl Wendlinger
Succeeded by
Julian Bailey
Jamie Campbell-Walter
Preceded by
none
ALMS GTS/GT1 Champion
1999-2000
Succeeded by
Terry Borcheller
Preceded by
Ron Fellows
Johnny O'Connell
ALMS GTS/GT1 Champion
2005-2007 with:
Oliver Gavin
Succeeded by
none
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