The Automobile Club de l’Ouest welcomes the appearance of Frédéric Lequien as head of Le Mans Endurance Administration. He succeeds Gérard Neveu.
Frédéric Lequien, 48, can boast a wealth of abilities in motorsport. As a venture manager responsible of negotiations with local promoters and circuits at Eurosport Global (2002–5) he developed the hospitality facets of the LG Tremendous Racing Weekends.
At Amaury Sport Organisation (2005–11), he became as soon as deputy overall manager and spokesman of the Dakar rally. In 2012 he opened a specialist marketing and events company, organising the Silk System Rally.
As CEO of LMEM, Frédéric Lequien oversees the day-to-day running of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the European Le Mans Sequence (ELMS).
Pierre Fillon, President of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest: “I extend a warm welcome to Frédéric Lequien, on behalf of the ACO and LMEM. This appointment is stunning records for the sector of patience racing. With 20 years in motorsport, Frédéric brings principal abilities to this characteristic.”
Frédéric Lequien, CEO of Le Mans Endurance Administration: “I’m proud and honoured to hitch LMEM. The WEC and the ELMS are every world-notorious championships. We intend to continue attracting a combine of manufacturing facility and non-public groups and are ready to meet the challenges of as of late and the next day.”
Richard Mille, FIA Endurance Fee President: “I would care for to wish Frédéric Lequien the entire handiest in his recent role as the CEO of Le Mans Endurance Administration. In many programs, 2021 marks a recent chapter for the sport and I’m certain that with recent administration on the helm the FIA World Endurance Championship will inch from energy to energy.”