Tag Archive: Pierre Ragues

Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Audi claims its 13th victory after a nail-biting race! (updated)

The 82nd edition kept all its promises 

2014-06-15-1791For Audi and the trio Marcel Fässler-André Lotterer-Benoît Tréluyer, victory didn’t come into view until late Sunday morning, against Toyota and Porsche.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Update after 12 hours

Plus Le Mans 2014 – Standings after 11 hours of racing

2014-06-12-2238The 82nd edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans has reached its midway point. The lead positions have stabilized, but there remain…12 race hours.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Update after 8 hours

Plus Le Mans 2014 – Standings after seven hours of racing 

2014-06-14 SamediNight has now taken over the 24 Hours circuit! Everything remains “status quo”.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Update after 4 hours

Plus Le Mans 2014- Standings after three hours of racing

2014-06-12-1463After the safety zones upset the first few hours, the course resumed on a dry track.

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Jun 12

Le Mans 24 Hours: Qualifying news (updated)

Pierre Ragues qualifies for eighth Le Mans 24 Hours after hectic qualifying sessions at Circuit de la Sarthe 

2014-06-11-1423French endurance racer Pierre Ragues has today qualified for an impressive eighth 24 Hours of Le Mans after setting the required night-time laps with the Larbre Competition team in this evening’s qualifying session.

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Jun 11

Le Mans 24 Hours: Pierre Ragues and Larbre Competition make most of interrupted opening day of action at Le Mans

Pierre Ragues got his first practice laps under his belt at Circuit de la Sarthe on Wednesday 

2014-06-10-1088French endurance ace Pierre Ragues has made the most of an interrupted day of action at the 13.629km Circuit de la Sarthe on Wednesday, as Larbre Competition began their track preparations for the race.

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Jun 01

Le Mans 24 Hours: Le Mans Test Day results

Second leg of the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans Test Day

Note that it was the No. 3 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Audi Sport Team Joest that dominated the morning session in 3:23:799 (Marco Bonanomi’s time).

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Jul 21

Alpine’s thrilling ascent in Austrian Alps

European Le Mans Series at Red Bull Ring Austria

Alpine 450 - photo © JEAN MICHEL LE MEUR - DPPI After claiming second place at Imola, Signatech Alpine secures another silver medal at the Red Bull Ring in Austria. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 23

Le Mans 24 Hours: A twelfth win by Audi!

Audi adds a new victory to its impressive record, and Tom Kristensen scores his 9th victory.

Audi R18 e-tron photo © Audi CommunicationThe Dane remains more than ever the victory record holder at Le Mans, while Allan McNish scores his third victory in La Sarthe in fifteen years. Their French team mate Loïc Duval,who took the pole, adds the Le Mans 24 Hours to the Sebring 12 Hours and Tourist Trophy. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

Le Mans 24 Hours: Practice and qualifying 1 report

Final preparations complete ahead of Le Mans assault

The final two qualifying sessions take place on Thursday ahead of Saturday’s race, which begins at 3pm local time. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

The Alpine A450 poised to kick off its 2013 campaign at Silverstone

The Signatech-Alpine team will contest all five rounds of the ELMS

N°36 Alpine (2)The official name of the endurance racing prototype that will be run by Signatech-Alpine this season is ‘Alpine A450’, thereby continuing the naming system employed for the brand’s race cars of the 1970s. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Fastest lap time… out of the box!

“I am pleased with the work we were able to get in” - Principal Philippe Sinault

Signatech-AlpineSignatech-Alpine’s busy March programme concluded with a two-day test session at Circuit Paul Ricard, France.

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Mar 22

Le Mans 24 Hours: the n°36 Alpine breaks cover…

Alpine’s return to endurance racing after an absence of 35 years

N°36 Alpine (1)Following the recent announcement (on March 8) of its entry for both the 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours and this year’s European Le Mans Series (ELMS), Signatech-Alpine today presented the endurance racing prototype that will defend Alpine’s colours this season at L’Atelier Renault in Paris, France.

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Jun 16

Le Mans 24 Hours – Update after four hours

Larbre Competition climbing the order at Le Mans 24 Hours

Alexandre Imperatori2012-06-16_0009Larbre Competition have quickly climbed the order at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours after completing a clean opening four hours of running at the iconic endurance race this afternoon.

 

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Jun 14

Flying Lizard on GTE Am Pole in Le Mans

Lotus LMP2 Second Day at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2012-06-13_0007The American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón continued to represent the Stars and Stripes well in France, as Flying Lizard Motorsports claimed the GTE Am pole for the 80th 24 Hours of Le Mans. The California-based team earned the provisional pole during the first official qualifying session on Wednesday and could not be topped in two subsequent qualifying sessions on Thursday. 

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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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Jul 28

Pierre Ragues bridges summer gap

With two-day test at Bugatti circuit

Pierre Ragues  2011-07-27OAK Racing carFrench endurance racer Pierre Ragues completed a two-day test at the Bugatti Circuit in Le Mans on Tuesday as the OAK Racing team continues to hone the performance of its OAK-Pescarolo LMP1 chassis after a difficult Intercontinental Le Mans Cup campaign so far this season. Read the rest of this entry »

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 12

Le Mans 24 Hours : Sunday morning news update (updated)

Franck Mailleux and Signatech-Nissan battle back to podium contention in LMP2
Pierre Ragues and OAK Racing endure night-time dissappointment at Le Mans
Robertson Racing safely through three-quarters distance at Le Mans

24 Heures du MansFranck Mailleux and the Signatech-Nissan team have continued their determined fight-back overnight to return to an LMP2 podium position as the Le Mans 24 Hours enters the final six hours. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Le Mans 24 Hours : news update

Sunday 12 June – 01:00 

24 Heures du MansLe Mans -Journee TestLarbre Competition’s expected fightback through the field has materialised during the first six hours of this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours with the #50 Corvette C6R now leading the GTE Am class. Read the rest of this entry »

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