A list of LeMans 24 firsts for Jota Sport

19th June 2017

As Jota Sport, with Jackie Chan DC Racing bask in the glory of a stunning LMP2  victory and second place podium at the 2017 Le Mans 24, a remarkable race delivered a range of firsts.

  • Jackie Chan DC Racing X Jota Sport became the first-ever Chinese team to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • Ho-Pin Tung is also the first-ever Chinese Le Mans winner
  • The first time our tyre Partners, Dunlop have led Le Mans outright for 20  years
  • The first time  our engine suppliers Gibson have led Le Mans outright with one of their engines
  • The first time our partner Oreca has ever led Le Mans outright.
  • To top off a truly remarkable weekend,  our young French star Thomas Laurent is the first teenager to stand outright on the Le Mans podium since Ricardo Rodriguez in 1950.

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