Tag Archive: Peugeot Sport

Jan 17

The Brabham family today unveiled the first ever official website in the family’s 60 years of racing heritage, www.brabham.co.uk

Brabham Racing Dynasty launches first official online portal

Brabham logoThe stunning Brabham – A Racing Dynasty – online portal charts the outstanding achievements of all three generations of drivers and 30 years as an iconic Formula 1 team, serving as a startling reminder of the family’s contribution to global motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

M-Sport and Peugeot new-generation rally cars right here, right now in the ERC in Ypres

Round six of the ERC from June 27-29

European Rally Championship logoExciting new-generation rally cars from M-Sport and Peugeot will appear on the upcoming FIA European Rally Championship round in Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Peugeot ends Le Mans programme with immediate effect

Peugeot has announced that it will end its endurance racing programme with immediate effect

Peugeot Endurance 2012-01-18PeugeotSportThe French manufacturer had been Audi’s main rival in sportscar racing, running the variants of its diesel 908 prototype in the Le Mans 24 Hours and associated series since 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Run for Japan raises vital funds for country

To help the victims of the people of Japan in the aftermath of the recent tsunami

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADA charity run to help the victims of the people of Japan in the aftermath of the recent tsunami has raised more than 1000 Euros. Drivers, co-drivers and teams from the Intercontinental Rally Challenge plus members of the media and the IRC and Rally Islas Canarias organising teams each paid five Euros to take part in the run on the Las Canteras beach prior to the start of the island event. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Peugeot 90X breaks cover (+photo)

The prototype that will defend its colours in 2011

In parallel to its 2010 race programme with the 908 HDi FAP, Peugeot Sport has been busy designing and developing the prototype that will defend its colours in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Magny Cours working ‘discreetly’ on F1 return

Travellers will soon be “able to come from Paris without interruption to the door of the circuit”

Grand Prix de FranceMagny Cours’ new boss is positioning the French circuit for a possible return to the formula one calendar. The venue, and the country, fell out of the sport after the 2008 season, and attempts to revive the French grand prix at an alternate site have failed so far. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Le Mans 24 Hours: Peugeot’s Le Mans offensive

Preview Le Mans 24 Hours (June 6-13, 2010)

On the momentum of its one-two finish at Le Mans this time last year, Peugeot is on the hunt for a second straight win in the prestigious French competition. Twelve months of hard preparation work since June 2009 have kept the team under pressure in its bid to secure repeat success on this uniquely popular event which attracts more than 250,000 spectators annually. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Peugeot sets lineups for two-car Sebring entry

With two diesel-powered factory Peugeot 908 HDi FAPs

Peugeot Sport confirmed Monday its entry to the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida with two diesel-powered factory Peugeot 908 HDi FAPs. It will mark the third straight year that Peugeot has contested the Sebring classic in central Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Peugeot Sport chooses Team Oreca Matmut

After taking time to consult the various teams which expressed an interest in running a Peugeot 908 HDi FAP in 2010

Peugeot Sport has finally decided to provide Team ORECA MATMUT with a car. The motor sport record of the Hugues de Chaunac-directed operation provides clear evidence of the team’s skill and professionalism, while the team has provided assurances of its ability to source the necessary funding to enter a 2010-specification 908 HDi FAP in the Le Mans 24 Hours and in the Le Mans Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Sebastien Loeb in 24 Hours of Le Mans a possibility…

Last week saw Peugeot Sport organise a test session with the 908 HDi FAP at the new Motorland circuit in Aragon, Spain

The drivers present at this test were Sébastien Bourdais, Marc Gené, Franck Montagny, Alexander Wurz and Sébastien Loeb. Sébastien Loeb made an active contribution to the test which formed part of a programme leading up to a possible participation for the Frenchman in the 2010 Le Mans 24 Hours, given that there is no WRC round scheduled the same weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Peugeot celebrates its Le Mans triumph

At Le Mans

Five months after its one-two finish in June’s Le Mans 24 Hours, Peugeot Sport returns to the French circuit to celebrate its success at the ‘Rencontres Peugeot Sport’ weekend at Le Mans-Bugatti (November 5-8) where a packed programme has been put together for spectators. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Peugeot wins at the wet Petit Le Mans (+result)

At Road Atlanta in a shortened race

Franck Montagny and Stephane Sarrazin gave Peugeot its first American Le Mans Series victory on Saturday, winning a weather-shortened 12th annual Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA6. Race officials, citing hazardous conditions due to torrential rains that fell at Road Atlanta just past the four-hour mark, called the race at eight hours, 44 minutes running. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Peugeot fires back (+photo)

With fastest time Thursday morning

Peugeot Sport began flexing its muscles Thursday morning with the top two spots during the day’s first official practice session for Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA6. Stephane Sarrazin was the quickest driver around Road Atlanta with a lap of 1:08.138 in the diesel-powered Peugeot 908 HDi that he will drive with Franck Montagny. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

With half of the race and 196 laps already covered

Three Peugeot 908 HDi FAPs figure inside the provisional top-four

After inheriting top spot six hours previously, the N°9 car (Gené/Wurz/Brabham) leads, more than two minutes clear of the N°1 Audi. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

LE MANS 24 HOURS – Qualifying practice

Peugeot and Sarrazin claim a third consecutive pole-position at Le Mans

This evening’s thrilling qualifying session saw Team Peugeot Total’s Stéphane Sarrazin put the N°8 Peugeot 908 HDi FAP (Sarrazin/Montagny/Bourdais) at the sharp end of the grid for the Le Mans 24 Hours for the third year in a row. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

A fruitful practice session for Peugeot-Sport

In the wet

Although much of this evening’s free practice took place in heavy rain, Team Peugeot Total profited from the six-hour session to get in some valuable running time and set-up work. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

Peugeot: After the disappointment in 2008

With its unsuccessful bid to win the 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours with the 908 HDi FAP

The 908HDi stood out as endurance racing’s best car, Peugeot Sport has not eased up in the slightest. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Brabham blogs

Prepping for Spa and Peugeot

David Brabham is a seasoned veteran of sports car racing across the globe. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

IRC: Peugeot returns to Monte Carlo

The car will be in the hands of Stéphane Sarrazin

After  securing  consecutive Intercontinental Rally Challenge titles and 12 outright IRC wins in 2007 and 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Peugeot go all the way in an incredible pursuit race!

Peugeot Sport came to the United States to gain experience

37  cars  at  the  start,  11  safety  car  interventions,  394 laps of the exacting,  hilly American circuit, temperatures in excess of 30°C… and just 4.512  seconds  in  it  at  the  flag  between the only Peugeot 908 HDi FAP present  and  the  N°1  Audi which finally took the spoils at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

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