Drivers

Yann Ehrlacher

FIVE FACTS

Racing is in the blood… Ehrlacher’s uncle is none other than four-time World Touring Car champion Yvan Muller. His mother, Cathy, was a respected single-seater racer in her own right competing in Formula 3 and Formula 3000.

Unconventional start: Skipping karts completely, Ehrlacher began racing in the Volkswagen Scirocco Cup in Germany before contesting the Mitjet 2L series with Yvan Muller Racing, winning the French championship in 2014.

Success continues: Title success in French Supertouring followed before Ehrlacher joined the LMP3 ranks in the European Le Mans Series in 2016, driving a Ligier JS P3 for his uncle’s team and winning his class in Estoril.

Quick learner: Ehrlacher scored WTCC points on his start and was a winner eight races later, claiming a standout first place for RC Motorsport.

Did you know? Ehrlacher’s father Yves is a former professional footballer who played for Strasbourg, Lens, Bastia and Mulhouse.