Tag Archive: Pierre Ragues

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.

 

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

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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. 

(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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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 »

Jun 11

Le Mans 24 Hours : news update

Pierre Ragues gets down to business in opening stints as power steering problems hamper progress
Mailleux fights back frmo early puncture
Allan Mc Nish big crash video

24 Heures du MansThumbnailPierre Ragues got his fifth Le Mans 24 Hours race off to an ideal start by maintaining the team’s position in the busy and incident-filled opening hour of the race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Monteiro replaces injured Lahaye at OAK Racing for Le Mans 24 Hours

The 34-year-old will partner Guillaume Moreau and Pierre Ragues

Tiago MonteiroOAK RacingFormer Formula One driver Tiago Monteiro will replace the injured Matthieu Lahaye at the wheel of OAK Racing’s #15 LMP1 during this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours on June 11/12. 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 »

Mar 12

Pierre Ragues begins ILMC campaign with America adventure

Pierre has carried out a productive two-day test at Italy’s Vallelunga circuit

  
Pierre Ragues 09083112 Hours of Sebring 2011 logoThe 2011 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC) begins in earnest next week as the Sebring International Raceway plays host to one of the world’s greatest sports car races, the 12 Hours of Sebring.

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Mar 05

Pierre Ragues begins final checklist for Sebring

Pierre is set to embark on his third consecutive season

Pierre Ragues Le Mans 2010Pierre Ragues  Oak RacingFrench racer Pierre Ragues has begun the final preparations for the first race of the 2011 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC) series with a shakedown of OAK Racing’s LMP1 challenger at the Bugatti Circuit in Le Mans this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Pierre Ragues concludes two-day OAK test

In Vallelunga circuit in Italy

Pierre Ragues Vallelunga 2011Pierre Ragues 090831Pierre Ragues has undertaken his first test of 2011 with a two day session at the Vallelunga circuit in Italy in preparation for this season’s Intercontinental Le Mans Cup which starts at Sebring in mid-March. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Pierre Ragues joins OAK Racing for 2011 season

Pierre will be joining OAK Racing in the first full season of Intercontinental Le Mans Cup in 2011

Pierre Ragues  Oak RacingOAK RacingTwenty-six-year-old sports car driver Pierre Ragues has today announced that he will participate in the 2011 Le Mans Intercontinental Cup with OAK Racing, recently crowned winners of the 2010 ILMC LMP2 class title. Read the rest of this entry »

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