BIOGRAPHY

Olivier Beretta was born on 23 November 1969 in Monte Carlo. After making his debut in karts in 1983, he switched to the French Formula 3 championship in 1989 and then Formula 3000 two years later. He drove in Formula 1 for the Larrousse team in 1994 and as a test driver with Williams in 2003 and 2004, before switching to the world of endurance racing in 2005.He has taken part in the American Le Mans Series in the GT1 class, with six class wins in the Le Mans 24 Hours and he has enjoyed many other successes. Beretta is one of the most successful GT drivers of the past decade. After eight years with Chevrolet, in 2012 the Monegasque has taken a drive with Ferrari in GT races at the wheel of a 458 Italia as well as being available for all sporting and commercial activities linked to Prancing Horse owners. In 2014, he won the European Le Mans Series championship in the GTC class at the wheel of a Ferrari 458 Italia entered by the SMP Racing team, along with Russians Devi Matkozov and Anton Ladygin, winning the race at Paul Ricard.In 2015 Olivier raced in the United States where he was runner up in the Pirelli World Challenge series competing for R. Ferri Motorsport and winning three races in a Ferrari 458 Italia GT3. He was also runner up at the Le Mans 24 Hours alongside James Calado and Davide Rigon in the No. 71 AF Corse Ferrari.