Julien Canal

Nationality: French
Age: 33 years old
Born: July 15, 1982
Hometown: Le Mans

Julien Canal is an entrepreneur from Le Mans, France. Aged 33, Julien started racing karts and then graduated to single-seaters before switching to GT Racing.
In 2010 he won the GT1 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in a Saleen S7-R driving for Larbre Compétiton. In the following two years he repeated his Le Mans’ success with the team taking further class wins in GTE AM, this time behind the wheel of a Corvette C6.R.
In addition to this in 2012 Julien finished in top place in the GTE AM class of the inaugural FIA World Endurance Championship.
2014 saw Julien switch to the LM P2 prototype category and the results continued with a podium at Le Mans in 2015. In the FIA WEC there were four class wins in each year and second and first overall in the FIA Endurance Trophy for LM P2 Drivers.

Racing highlights

2014 2nd FIA Endurance Trophy for LMP2 drivers
2012 1st Le Mans 24h – GTE Am
2011 1st Le Mans 24h – GTE Am
2010 1st Le Mans 24h – GT1 class
2010 3rd Le Mans Series – LMGT1

Racing career summary

Races entered 186
Wins 18
Podiums 33
Pole positions 11
Fastest laps 4
Race win percentage 9.7%
Podium percentage 17.7%

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2015 Racing 9 races 4 wins 7 podiums 4 pole position 0 fastest race laps
2014 Racing 9 races 4 wins 4 podiums 1 pole positions 0 fastest race laps
2013 Racing 9 races 0 wins 2 podiums 0 pole position 0 fastest race laps
2012 Racing 8 races 3 wins 4 podiums 0 pole position 0 fastest race laps
2011 Racing 12 races 2 wins 8 podiums 0 pole position 0 fastest race laps
2010 Racing 13 races 4 wins 4 podiums 0 pole position 2 fastest race laps
2009 Racing 15 races 0 wins 1 podium 1 pole positions 1 fastest race lap
2008 Racing 19 races 1 win 2 podiums 4 pole position 0 fastest race laps
2007 Racing 14 races 0 wins 0 podiums 0 pole position 0 fastest race laps
2006 Racing 15 races 0 wins 1 podium 1 pole positions 1 fastest race lap
2005 Racing 24 races 0 wins 0 podiums 0 pole position 0 fastest race laps
2004 Racing 25 races 0 wins 0 podiums 0 pole position 0 fastest race laps
2003 Racing 14 races 0 wins 0 podiums 0 pole position 0 fastest race laps
2002 Karting Detailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2001 Karting Detailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2000 Karting Detailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.