Tag Archive: Jacques Nicolet

Sep 29

OAK Racing battles back to finish fourth in Bahrain

Jacques Nicolet continued the good work throughout his double-stint
 
OAK Racing 2012-09-29OAK RacingOAK Racing again demonstrated the raw pace of its Morgan 2012 LM P2 at the Six Hours of Bahrain today after the #24 car fought back to finish fourth of the WEC entries and sixth in class following a difficult start to the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Perfect team performance helps OAK Racing to victory at Donington (+result)

At the 6 Hours of Donington  
 
OAK RacingOAK Racing Potimao 20100717A combination of excellent strategy, pace and reliability helped contribute to OAK Racing claiming their first European Le Mans Series victory of the season at the 6 Hours of Donington. The French team’s #35 Onroak Automotive designed and built Morgan-Nissan 2012 LMP2 of Olivier Pla, Bertrand Baguette and Dimitri Enjalbert ran faultlessly throughout a race that also saw the #24 Judd-powered sister car come home sixth.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

Audi take historic win at the 80th 24 Hours with R18 hybrid

First victory for an hybrid

24 Heures du Mans2012-06-13_0009As the No.1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Andre Lotterer-Marcel Fassler-Benoit Treluyer took the chequered flag at exactly 1500 hours, Audi Sport today secured their 11th victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

(Flagworld’s photo album of the 24 Hours of Le Mans)

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Jun 17

Le Mans 24 Hours – Update after 16 hours

Le Mans 24 Hours – Morning update

2012-06-16_003024 Heures du Mans

 Larbre Competition fighting for class lead as Le Mans 24 Hours enters closing stages. With the end of this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours fast approaching Larbre Competition are set to battle it out for their third successive victory at the iconic endurance event.

(Flagworld’s photo album of the 24 Hours of Le Mans)

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Oct 03

Petit Le Mans podium just eludes OAK Racing

 The penultimate round of the 2011 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup has been a week full of challenges for OAK Racing

OAK RacingOAK Racing Test Le MansAfter both the Le Mans-based team’s LMP1 OAK-Pescarolos were involved in major free practice incidents, their mechanics and engineers worked flat-out to ensure that both cars were able to line-up in the best possible condition for the American sportscar classic alongside the sister LMP2 machine.

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Jun 24

Alexandre Prémat and Jacques Nicolet to share OAK Racing’s #49 LMP2 car

At Imola 6 Hours 
 
OAK RacingIntercontinental Le Mans Cup logoJust two weeks after the Le Mans 24 Hours, OAK Racing is preparing to return to the track for the Italian round of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, the Imola 6 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

Le Mans 24 Hours: Benoît Tréluyer’s four golden rules to win Le Mans!

+ OAK Racing targeting fourth consecutive Le Mans 24 Hours podium
+ Michael Waltrip and Robert Kauffman information (AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia)
+ Lola at Le Mans 2011: 7 days to go! (Nicolas Prost Q&A)

To have any chance of winning the biggest motor race in the world you obviously need a fast and reliable car, but it’s not the only factor. Benoît reveals the four simple rules that can help tip the balance! Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Sebring: Franck Mailleux dominates LMP2 testing

Pierre Ragues gets to grip with Sebring after two day test
OAK Racing set for 12 Hours of Sebring debut

News PhotoNews PhotoFranck Mailleux and the Signatech-Nissan team set the benchmark pace in LMP2 during pre-event testing for this weekend’s 12 Hours of Sebring in their first ever run at the demanding Sebring track. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 08

OAK Racing Team Mazda France clinches ILMC LMP2 title

Plus Green X Challenge

OAK Racing finished the 2010 season on a high by winning the LMP2 class in the third and final round of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, the Zhuhai 1000kms in China. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Mission accomplished for OAK Racing Team Mazda France (photos&results)

Third podium of the season 

The fifth and final round of the 2010 Le Mans Series concluded with an extremely positive result for OAK Racing Team Mazda France. The #35 Pescarolo-Judd of Guillaume Moreau and Richard Hein finished in a fine third place in the LMP2 class, their third podium of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Portimao bumps destroy OAK Racing victory hopes

 The Algarve 1000kms, round 3 of the 2010 Le Mans Series, should have seen OAK Racing Team Mazda France’s first win

Unfortunately, the Portuguese circuit, renowned for being extremely hard on cars, lived up to its reputation and the bumpy surface badly affected the reliability of the Magny-Cours-based team’s cars. The #35 machine, driven by Guillaume Moreau and Richard Hein, was running second in LMP2 when it was forced to retire after 91 laps with a differential failure. The #24 car, which led the class after 144 laps, suffered the same problem. This time, the team were able to make repairs that allowed Matthieu Lahaye and Jacques Nicolet to rejoin and finish fourth. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

OAK Racing complete Le Mans podium hat-trick (+Top Ten)

With a third consecutive podium finish

OAK Racing Team Mazda France continued their incredible run of form at the Le Mans 24 Hours in recent years with a third consecutive podium finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

OAK Racing Team Mazda France enjoys excellent start to the season

#35 finishes second while #24 just misses out on the podium

OAK Racing Team Mazda France enjoyed an excellent start to its 2010 season at the opening round of the Le Mans Series; the 8 Heures du Castellet. The Magny-Cours-based team ran at the front of the LMP2 field for much of the race with the #35 Pescarolo-Judd of Guillaume Moreau and Richard Hein, finishing a superb second on the same lap as the winning car. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

OAK Racing takes over as Pescarolo Sport LMP1/LMP2 constructor

Work has already started and a programme of wind tunnel testing is planned for January

OAK RacingOAK Racing has reached an agreement with Pescarolo Sport (Sora Group) to take over the manufacturing side of its business. Consequently, the development and construction of the chassis, bodywork and spare parts of the Pescarolo LMP1 and LMP2 prototypes is assumed by OAK Racing, as well as all commercial activities. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Le Mans: New name for Saulnier (+photo)

The team will run a pair of Mazda-powered Pescarolos

Saulnier Racing has revealed that it will run under the banner of OAK Racing for the 2009 Le Mans Series season. Read the rest of this entry »


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