NOTABLE DRIVERS

United Autosports has worked with a vast range of drivers over the years, including some well-known faces. 

At United Autosports, we pride ourselves on providing the best environment for all the drivers who race with us, whether they are ex-Formula One drivers, rising stars or our gentlemen drivers who so loyally support the team.

Fernando Alonso, Paul Di Resta, Juan Pablo Montoya, Lando Norris, Martin Brundle, Mark Blundell, David Brabham, Johnny Herbert, Stefan Johansson, Eddie Cheever and Arie Luyendyk have all raced under the United Autosports banner.

FERNANDO ALONSO

The double Formula One World Champion made his sportscar debut with United Autosports at the 2018 Rolex 24 At Daytona, racing alongside Lando Norris and Phil Hanson.

JUAN PABLO MONTOYA

Juan Pablo Montoya raced for the team in the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours alongside Will Owen and Hugo de Sadeleer. The former F1 driver finished third in the #32 Ligier JS P217.

PAUL DI RESTA

Paul Di Resta is a former Formula One racing driver and DTM Champion. He joined the team for the 2018 Rolex 24 At Daytona, racing alongside Bruno Senna, Will Owen and Hugo de Sadeleer. He became a full time member of the team for the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup, where he raced with Phil Hanson at the Sebring 12 Hours and the Six Hours of Watkins Glen. He then raced for the team in the 2018/2019 Asian Le Mans Series, winning the championship alongside Phil Hanson. He is also part of United's FIA WEC team, racing with Phil and Filipe Albuquerque.

LANDO NORRIS

Lando Norris drove for United Autosports at the Rolex 24 At Daytona in 2018 alongside Fernando Alonso and Phil Hanson. He is now a fully fledged Formula One racing driver for the McLaren F1 team.

BRUNO SENNA

Bruno is the nephew of legendary Formula One driver, Ayrton Senna. He has also raced in Formula One, but is better known for racing sportscars around the globe. He raced for United Autosports at the 2018 Rolex 24 At Daytona alongside Paul Di Resta, Will Owen and Hugo de Sadeleer, finishing fourth. He then went onto race in the Six Hours of Watkins Glen with the team too.

MARTIN BRUNDLE

Former Formula One driver and Sky Sports F1 commentator, Martin Brundle has raced for United Autosports on more than one occasion, most recently racing in the 2016 Road to Le Mans, where we reunited Martin with the Ligier brand. He raced alongside Christian England (who at the time was ELMS team mates with Martin's son, Alex). Martin, who is a former Le Mans 24 Hours race winner, brought his experience of the world famous endurance race to the team by scoring pole position in the Ligier JS P3. Martin was also part of the 2011 Rolex 24 At Daytona driver line up, finishing fourth alongside co-drivers Mark Blundell, Mark Patterson and Zak Brown.

JOHNNY HERBERT

Johnny Herbert is a former Formula One driver and current Sky Sports F1 commentator alongside Martin Brundle. He moved into sports car racing later in his career, entering the Le Mans 24 Hours many times. He raced for United Autosports in the 2011 Spa 24 Hours alongside team owners Zak Brown and Richard Dean and former F1 driver Stefan Johansson.

BRENDON HARTLEY

Brendon raced for United Autosports in the 2013 Bathurst 12 Hours in the team’s Audi R8 LMS ultra. He is now a world famous sportscar racer, having raced for the Porsche factory LMP1 team, winning the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2015. After a spell in Formula One, Brendan now races for the Toyota Gazoo FIA WEC team.

ALEX LYNN

Alex Lynn joined the team for the 2016 Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi, racing alongside his father Shaun Lynn and Richard Meins. The trio finished second in their Gulf Marine-liveried Ligier JS P3. Alex is a former Williams Martini Racing Formula One test driver and is now a factory Aston Martin driver, racing in the FIA WEC.

STEFAN JOHANSSON

Stefan is a former Formula One driver and most recently raced for United Autosports in the 2016 Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi in a Ligier JS P3, where the team reunited Stefan with the Ligier brand 28 years after he raced for them in Formula One. He also raced for the team in the Spa 24 Hours in 2010 and 2011 and the 2011 Petit Le Mans. After he retired from Formula One, Stefan moved into sportscar racing, winning the Le Mans 24 Hours outright in 1997, and scoring Le Mans class wins in 1992 and 2003.

ARIE LUYENDYK

Arie is a successful CART and IndyCar racer and has won the Rolex 24 At Daytona and the Sebring 12 Hours. He drove for United Autosports in the 2011 Spa 24 Hours.

DAVID BRABHAM

David Brabham raced in Formula One before becoming a successful sportscar champion. David is a triple Le Mans 24 Hours class winner, winning twice in an Aston Martin GT1 car, before winning the 24 Hours outright in 2009 as part of the Team Peugeot Total line up. David also won back-to-back American Le Mans Series championships in 2009 and 2010. He raced for United Autosports in the Blancpain Endurance Series in 2012 alongside Matt Bell and Alvaro Parente.

DANNY WATTS

Danny raced for United Autosports in the Macau GT Cup from 2011-2014, scoring three consecutive podiums in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Danny is a successful sportscar driver, winning the Le Mans 24 Hours LMP2 class twice. Danny has also raced in the American Le Mans Series, Porsche Carrera Cup, Petit Le Mans, British F3 Championship, A1 GP and many other championships.

MARKUS WINKELHOCK

Markus Winkelhock is a former Formula One test driver and double Nurburgring 24 Hours race winner. He has raced in DTM, and many other sports car races, winning the 2012 FIA GT1 World Championship. He raced for United Autosports at the 2014 Bathurst 12 Hours, alongside Mark Patterson and Eric Lux in the team’s Audi R8 LMS ultra, finishing sixth.

MARK BLUNDELL

This former Formula One driver raced for United Autosports in the 2012 Blancpain Endurance Series and selected 2013 British GT events in a McLaren MP4-12C GT3 car. Mark also raced for the team in the 2010 Spa 24 Hours, finishing third and in the 2011 Rolex 24 At Daytona, where he finished fourth in the Riley Ford Daytona Prototype.