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Jun 20

Alpine promoted to LMP2 podium at 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-15-0094The final standings of the 24 Hours of Le Mans have been altered following the disqualification of the no.13 Vaillante Rebellion.

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Jun 18

Le Mans 24 Hours: Porsche leads after disaster for Toyota

12 Hour report

2017-06-18-The RaceAt the mid-way point in the 85th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 3rd round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship, the No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid is leading after a disastrous night for Toyota Gazoo Racing.

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Jun 16

Le Mans 24 Hours: The Alpine crews ready

“This 85th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans is special for several reasons.”

2017-06-14-0082Sandwiched between qualifying and tomorrow’s main event, Friday provided the mechanics with the opportunity to prepare the cars for what will be the biggest race of the year.

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Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Toyota secure front row for 24 Hours of Le Mans

Toyota Gazoo Racing today gave the firmest of signals to its competitors of its desire to conquer the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-04-0305The Japanese team, and two of its Japanese drivers, secured the front row of the grid for this weekend’s third round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship race, and smashed the qualifying lap record to bits in the process.

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Jun 14

2017 Le Mans 24 Hours: Toyota on provisional pole

The 60 cars entered for the Le Mans 24 Hours took part in free practice and the first qualifying session today Wednesday 14th June

2017-06-04-0204There was one change on the entry list as Lucas di Grassi down to drive the no. 51 AF Corse Ferrari 488 had to withdraw for medical reasons and was replaced by Michele Rugolo.

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May 31

The Alpine A470s switch to 24 Hours of Le Mans mode

24 Hours of Le Mans Test Day

2017-05-06-0134Scheduled two weeks before the main event (17-18 June), the 24 Hours of Le Mans Test Day will provide competitors with the chance to get their bearings on the Le Mans track. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 04

WEC: Two Alpine A470s to tackle the Belgian roller-coaster

WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2017-04-16_0075Round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is due to be held this weekend on the famous Spa-Francorchamps track in Belgium.

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Mar 28

WEC: Alpine presents the A470 and its crews for the FIA World Endurance Championship

A revolution in the LMP2 category

WEC Alpine presents the A470 and its crews for the FIA World Endurance Championship 1Alpine today presented the Signatech Alpine Matmut team’s programme for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at its new showroom. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 02

WEC: Alpine aims to successfully defend its World titles!

 Alpine will be defending its titles with two new A470 prototypes

2016-11-17-Friday-0035 The list of entries for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship and this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans was revealed today by the organisers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 22

Alpine and Nicolas Lapierre set to continue winning partnership in 2017

FIA WEC LMP2 World Champion with Signatech-Alpine in 2016, Nicolas Lapierre will continue working with the team in 2017

2016-11-19-Saturday-0042 Next season is expected to be a big challenge for everyone, with the introduction of new, more powerful LMP2 prototypes. When he joined the Signatech-Alpine team at the start of the 2016 season, Nicolas Lapierre came armed with substantial experience in enduranceracing.

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Nov 21

WEC: End of Season Awards Ceremony, a night of fun, farewells and fervour

A postcard from the WEC Awards ceremony 2016

2016-11-19-Saturday-0106The FIA WEC End of Season Awards Ceremony took place last night on the beach at the Sofitel Hotel in Bahrain, and it was a night full of emotion, tears, laughter and a look back at an incredible season of racing.

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Nov 19

WEC: Audi take emotional final win; Porsche’s Dumas, Jani and Lieb crowned World Champions (updated, +photos)

Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain – The Le Mans winners are the new World Champions

The Le Mans winners are the new World Champions The final round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship was an emotional one at the Bahrain International Circuit, with champions crowned, farewells to firm friends, and drama along the way.  At the six-hour race in Bahrain the Porsche trio of Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) secured the drivers’ title in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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Nov 16

WEC: Countdown to the 6 Hours of Bahrain

6 Hours of Bahrain: A look back at victories, titles and exploits

WEC - Countdown to the 6 Hours of BahrainThe 2016 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season will reach its climax this weekend at the 6 Hours of Bahrain. With seven cups and trophies yet to find owners, everything is still to play for. The 6 Hours of Bahrain has been a staple of the FIA World Endurance Championship calendar since its inception in 2012, and has twice played host to the final round of the season. So what can we learn from a look back through the history books? Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06

WEC: Porsche win in style to take Manufacturer Championship crown in China

Start-finish win and manufacturers’ title for Porsche 919 Hybrid

A fourth win of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship for the No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid crew of Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley secured a second consecutive 2016 FIA World Endurance Manufacturer title for the German marque with one round remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

WEC: Alpine sets its sights on the LMP2 title

China hosts the penultimate round of the FIA WEC this weekend, with the 6 Hours of Shanghai

2016-07-22-Friday-0083 Clear leaders in the LMP2 category, Nicolas Lapierre, Stéphane Richelmi and Gustavo Menezes have a chance to secure the world title for Signatech-Alpine before the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

WEC: Alpine seeks further success in the land of rising sun

6 Hours of Fuji

2016-07-24-Sunday-0117 The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) kicks off its Asian tour with the 6 Hours of Fuji in Japan. Having already won four races this season, Nicolas Lapierre, Stéphane Richelmi and Gustavo Menezes will as always be aiming to top the podium and move a step closer to the LMP2 title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

WEC: Porsche win in 6 Hours of Mexico; RGR Sport thrill home crowd

The No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard took their second win of the season

2016-07-23-Saturday-0165 The fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Mexico saw a six hour race that had drama and excitement that had the large and enthusiastic Mexican crowd on the edge of their seats.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

WEC: Mexico awaits as Alpine resumes its chase for the coveted crown

Like its competitors, Signatech-Alpine will discover the Mexico City circuit for the first time this week

2016-07-24-Sunday-0117 After an opening half of the campaign contested entirely in Europe, the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is ready to rev back into life with Round 5 in North America. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

WEC: Porsche repeats last year’s victory at the Nürburgring

6 Hours of Nurburgring

2016-07-24-Sunday-0151The reigning world champions Timo Bernhard (DE), Brendon Hartley (NZ) and Mark Webber (AU) repeated their last year’s win at the six-hour race at the Nürburgring (DE).

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Jun 19

24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche has achieved its 18th overall Le Mans victory (updated²)

Porsche denies Toyota at Le Mans in dramatic last lap win

2016-06-19-0411 From midnight the duel between Porsche and Toyota for the 24 hour Le Mans race win had intensified but no-one would have expected such an ending. Before the final lap, Toyota seemed to be coming out on top but then the prototype stopped on track.

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