Team Boutsen VDS

Team Boutsen VDS

Boutsen VDS

Team Management

Team Owner & Team Principal

Olivier Lainé

After working in F3 for Oreca and in Formula1 for the Larrousse team, Olivier Lainé created his own competition team in 1998. His mechanical experience and thoroughness are real assets for the team.

Team Owner

Olivia Boutsen

Olivia Boutsen has always followed her brother Thierry around the circuits and is responsible for the organisation, logistics and financial management of the team.

Team Owner

Marc Van Der Straten

Marc Van der Straten, a motorsport enthusiast and partner of the team since 2023.

He helps bring the wild cat logo back to life on racing circuits and participates in all strategic decisions of the team.


Amaury Lainé

After studying marketing, Amaury Lainé naturally joined the family business to help with logistics and coordination for the team members, whether it is in the workshop or at the track.


Thierry Boutsen

President of Boutsen Aviation and Boutsen Classic Cars, Thierry Boutsen, with his experience in Formula 1 and endurance racing, advises the team in its choices and shares his skills and technical expertise.

Thierry Boutsen has participated in 10 seasons of Formula 1, winning three Grand Prix races, and was at the start of 10 editions of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. He won the 24 Hours of Daytona.