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Oct 15

WEC: Toyota takes home 1-2 after incident filled Fuji race

The result means that the destination of this year’s drivers’ title is still not known

Toyota Gazoo Racing took a memorable 1-2 finish at their home race this afternoon after a dramatic seventh round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship at Fuji Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 10

Alpine begins Asian leg of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) determined to win

Alpine begins Asian leg of the FIA World Endurance Championship determined to win

2017-09-16-0081After sweeping to victory in the United States last time out, the Signatech Alpine Matmut team has only one thing on its mind for the 6 Hours of Fuji: keep winning and defend the LMP2 world title it acquired in 2016.

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Sep 16

Porsche move back to the front in tight strategic battle; Ferrari in control of LMGTE Pro

The Headlines after the first 2 hours at COTA…..

2017-09-15-0134Porsche run 1-2 in battle of tyre strategies at COTA. No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid driven by Nick Tandy has 5-second lead over Earl Bamber piloted No.2 car.

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Sep 12

WEC: One final step up for Alpine

The 6 Hours of COTA will be contested in Austin (Texas) this coming Saturday, 16 September

2017-07-15-0165Third at the Nürburgring and runner-up in Mexico, the Signatech Alpine Matmut no.36 crew will be aiming for victory in the LMP2 at the next round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

WEC: Porsche and Aston Martin win in Mexico

6 Hours of Mexico Presented by AT&T

2017-07-14-0043Porsche LMP1 Team put on a commanding display today during the 6 Hours of Mexico Presented by AT&T, with the No.2 919 Hybrid of Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber taking their third win of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

WEC: Signatech Alpine returns to action in Mexico with lofty ambitions

Following the summer break, the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) resumes at the 6 Hours of Mexico

2017-07-15-0048This race marks the start of an “overseas” tour that is set to include the USA, Japan, China and Bahrain. Currently third in the LMP2 Teams’ standings, Signatech Alpine has entered the no.36 Alpine A470 with a crew featuring Nicolas Lapierre, Gustavo Menezes and André Negrão. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

The 2017 6 Hours of Nurburgring has wrapped up the European segment of the World Endurance Championship (WEC)

Alpine 2nd half of WEC season

2017-07-15-0165The Signatech Alpine Matmut team is currently 3rd in the provisional rankings of the LMP2 category with 52 points, 13 points ahead of the competitor in 2nd place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

WEC: Porsche take 1-2 after close race-long fight at Nürburgring

Porsche scores a one-two on its home turf at the 6 Hours of Nürburgring

2017-07-16-0037Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber took their second win of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship season in the No.2 Porsche after a thrilling battle with the sister No.1 919 Hybrid at Nurburgring this afternoon.

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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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