Tag Archive: Simon Pagenaud

Aug 31

Dixon’s final-lap effort grabs Verizon P1 Award

He recorded the fastest lap of the weekend in Group 1

2013-07-13_0145Competitors in the Firestone Fast Six for the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT had a combined 50 IZOD IndyCar Series pole starts — all by Scott Dixon (19) and Will Power (31) — which made the veteran drivers targets for four others seeking the notoriety. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Fassler fastest for Audi in Second Sebring practice

Bruni winds it up late to go fastest in GT for Risi

American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón logo12 Hours of Sebring logoMarcel Fassler kept Audi Sport on top in the early going at Sebring International Raceway with the fastest time in the day’s second practice session for the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida. Fassler, two-time and defending winner at the Le Mans 24 Hours for Audi, set a best time of 1:45.806 (127.252 mph) in the No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro he co-drives with Benoit Treluyer and Oliver Jarvis. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Up and down practice for Audi Sport in Sebring

Simon Pagenaud tops charts in P2 on final lap

ALMS - Audi-Sebring-1ALMS - Aston Martin-Sebring-1The 61st Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring kicked off Thursday morning with the first official practice session of the week, and it certainly wasn’t short on drama. In the session’s opening minute, last year’s overall winner Allan McNish spun on cold tires at Turn 12, damaging the nose and front suspension on the No. 2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

McNish, Audi start strong in Sebring testing

 Level 5 out front in P2, Ferraris strong in GT

Audi 2012-03-12ALMSAudi Sport Team Joest’s Allan McNish set the best time of Monday’s opening test for the 60th Anniversary Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. The three-time winner of America’s greatest sports car race set a time of 1:47.187 (125.612 mph) in the Audi R18 he will share with Dindo Capello and Tom Kristensen. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Irish luck triumphs at Armor All Gold Coast 600 (+result)

 Tagliani and co-driver Reynolds in 11th place

Mark Winterbottom Mark Winterbottom - Richard LyonsMark Winterbottom and Irish international co-driver, Richard Lyons have tapped into the ‘Luck of the Irish’ to win on the final day of the 2011 Armor All Gold Coast 600. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Davidson does it again in Petit LeMans qualifying (+result)

Second straight pole position for Peugeot’s British ace

Petit-LeMansAnthony Davidson  Peugeot mainSeeking a third straight victory at Road Atlanta, Team Peugeot Total is on pole position again for the 14th annual Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. Anthony Davidson set a blistering 1:07.428 (135.611 mph) lap in qualifying Friday in the diesel-powered Peugeot 908 coupe that he will drive in Saturday’s 1,000-mile/10-hour race with Sébastien Bourdais and Simon Pagenaud. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

C360R Laguna Seca race report: Eversley and Pagenaud finish sixth

Duo bring home the top-finishing Honda keeping team’s championship hopes alive

Kapic-1060Kapic-1049Ryan Eversley and co-driver Simon Pagenaud knew they faced an uphill battle at Laguna Seca, despite the recent removal of a series-mandated inlet restrictor. “Laguna’s a track that favours the rear-wheel-drive cars, and even with the restrictor gone, the Honda is still far from the fastest front-wheel-drive platform as the results show,” explained Eversley.

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Mar 24

Wirth Research savours fast start to 2011 season

Success at Sebring

Wirth ResearchWirth ResearchThe innovative Honda Performance Development ARX-01e chassis, designed and developed by Wirth Research, made a hugely impressive debut when finishing a close second in last weekend’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring – a result that once again underlines the far-reaching capabilities of Wirth Research’s groundbreaking ‘Development in the Digital Domain’ techniques. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Oreca Peugeot wins Sebring (+result)

 Historic victory for de Chaunac led team in 2011 opener

ORECA Sebring 2011-03-20Hugues de Chaunac 090917-1Peugeot won again at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida on Saturday, this time the Team ORECA Matmut taking victory in America’s greatest sports car race and the opening round of the 2011 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Peugeot back out front after first Sebring test

New car, same result for defending 12 Hours champion

Peugeot 2011-03-1412 Hours of Sebring 2011 logoPeugeot picked up Monday where it left off last year with the fastest time in Monday’s test session for the 59th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Brabham blog: We are the Champions

Delving into a successful title defense with PHR

It’s been a whirlwind month of David Brabham, even after wrapping up a second straight LMP championship in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Peugeot seals ILMC title in China

In Intercontinental Le Mans Cup 1000km of Zhuhai

Team Peugeot Total produced a blend of panache and suspense to round off the 908 HDi FAP’s career with a resounding victory in Sunday’s 1000km of Zhuhai (southeast China). After monopolising the front row of the grid at the start, the two cars succeeded in dominating the early part of the race before coming under pressure themselves. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

Brabham bids for back-to-back title battle

At Petit Le Mans 

David Brabham is preparing his bid to claim back-to-back American Le Mans Series titles with Patrón Highcroft Racing as the 2010 championship heads for the final round showdown – Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Flexing his ”Muscle” : Graf takes overall Mosport pole

Seventh different overall FQ in eight races on the season

A wild season of qualifying in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón continued Saturday. Muscle Milk Team CytoSport’s Klaus Graf grabbed pole position, the seventh driver in eight races to earn those honors. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Brabham blogs: Ready to restore that winning feeling

Eager for first overall Mid-Ohio win since 2001

David Brabham is hopeful that he can help lead Patrón Highcroft Racing back to the top step of the podium in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón – this time at Mid-Ohio. Will it happen? He lets us is on the keys in his latest blog update. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Since you asked…Lime Rock Trivia !

Facts and fun from the great Northeast

To get everyone in the racing spirit this weekend, here are a few fun facts you can use to show off to your friends! Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Another Lime Rock pole for Brabham, Patron Highcroft (+result & photos)

Brabs brilliant in stunning damp qualifying battle

Patrón Highcroft Racing’s David Brabham won a stunning wet qualifying session Friday at Lime Rock Park for his second overall pole position in the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix. Brabham turned in a best lap of 58.106 (92.934 mph) in the HPD ARX-01c that he will drive with Simon Pagenaud. He outpaced Muscle Milk Team CytoSport’s Klaus Graf by 0.64 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

Patron Highcroft wins Utah Grand Prix in shootout

Quick final stop helps send Brabham/Pagenaud to victory

Patrón Highcroft Racing scored its third consecutive victory in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón on Sunday with a hard-fought victory in the Larry H. Miller Dealerships Utah Grand Prix. Simon Pagenaud drove the final 1:45 in the team’s HPD ARX-01c, and the Patrón Highcroft crew took advantage of a quick final pit stop to beat Drayson Racing’s Emanuele Pirro to the line by 19.116 seconds at Miller Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Simon says catch me if you can!

Second straight pole position at Utah for French phenom

Simon Pagenaud captured his second straight pole position at the Larry H. Miller Dealerships Utah Grand Prix on Saturday. The sterling Frenchman set a best lap of 1:34.350 (116.229 mph) in Patrón Highcroft Racing’s HPD ARX-01c that he will drive with David Brabham. 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 »

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