Jean-Baptiste Dubourg is the 2017 Trophee Andros champion

  • 2017 Trophee Andros champion Jean-Baptiste Dubourg
  • Jean Baptiste Dubourg at season's finale

Jean-Baptiste Dubourg is the Trophee Andros champion for season 2016-2017. Dubourg, who is driving DA Racing’s Renault Clio, wins his second ice racing title in a row taking the third place in the last event of the season this weekend at Clermont/Superbesse circuit, defending his lead ahead of Jean Philippe Dayraut and Olivier Panis.

Dayraut, who is driving BMW M2, is the winner of the last round, but it wasn’t enough to take the championship lead. Olivier Panis (Audi A1 quattro) finished second at Superbesse.

Last round's podium: Panis, Dayraut, Dubourg

Last round’s podium: Panis, Dayraut, Dubourg

In the seven-round season, which started on December 3, 2016, in Val Thorens, Dubourg was the best driver in two events and it was enough to take the title with five-point advantage over Dayraut and 13 points more than Panis. Twenty drivers participated in the Elite Pro class through a season, some of the world’s famous drivers from other series among them, such are Romain Grosjean and Adrien Tambay. Former FIA WEC champion Benoit Treluyer was among regular competitors, he finished sixth in the points.

The champions in other categories are Nathanael Berthon (Elite), Christophe Ferrier (Electrique) and Sylvain Dabert (AMV Cup).


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