Following the end of the 1991 Formula One season, the Larrousse team had been declared bankrupt, and former partners Brian Hart and Lola, the latter of whom had built Larrousse's 1991 car, the LC91, ended their contracts with the team due to the large sums of money they were owed. In order to keep his team going, team boss Gérard Larrousse signed a deal with Venturi, and hired Robin Herd and his Fomet company to build the 1992 cars. With Herd as technical director, Michel Tétu as the designer and Tino Belli as the aerodynamicist, the car they came up with was the LC92, which bore Venturi's name. The team did a deal with Lamborghini to use the firm's 3512 V12 engine, as they had done previously in 1989 and 1990. Bertrand Gachot was retained from the previous season, whilst Ukyo Katayama was hired to partner him.
Although the LC92 finished more races than its predecessor, it was no quicker, and Gachot scored the team's only point of the season at the 1992 Monaco Grand Prix. After Venturi sold their stake in Larrousse at the end of the season, the LC92 was replaced by the Larrousse LH93, which was marginally more successful.
Activity: 1992 Grand Prix: 16 Best Result: 6th - B. Gachot (Monaco 1992) Best Grid Position: 10th - B. Gachot (Italy 1992) Fastest Laps: 0 Championship Points: 1