Tag Archive: Bertrand Baguette

Sep 29

OAK Racing battles back to finish fourth in Bahrain

Jacques Nicolet continued the good work throughout his double-stint
 
OAK Racing 2012-09-29OAK RacingOAK Racing again demonstrated the raw pace of its Morgan 2012 LM P2 at the Six Hours of Bahrain today after the #24 car fought back to finish fourth of the WEC entries and sixth in class following a difficult start to the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Perfect team performance helps OAK Racing to victory at Donington (+result)

At the 6 Hours of Donington  
 
OAK RacingOAK Racing Potimao 20100717A combination of excellent strategy, pace and reliability helped contribute to OAK Racing claiming their first European Le Mans Series victory of the season at the 6 Hours of Donington. The French team’s #35 Onroak Automotive designed and built Morgan-Nissan 2012 LMP2 of Olivier Pla, Bertrand Baguette and Dimitri Enjalbert ran faultlessly throughout a race that also saw the #24 Judd-powered sister car come home sixth.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

12 Hours of Sebring: Audi wins Classic 60th Anniversary race at Sebring (+ results, + photos)

BMW Team RLL wins dramatic GT battle on final lap
Louis-Philippe Dumoulin and Alex Job Racing WeatherTech team finished in 2nd place in the GTC class

12 Hours of Sebring - 60 ansAudi -Sebring- photo DPPI Jean Michel Le MeneurAudi returned to victory at Sebring International Raceway for the first time since 2009 on Saturday with a convincing victory in the 60th Anniversary Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida. Dindo Capello, Tom Kristensen and Allan McNish completed 301 laps in their Audi R18 to win by four laps in the opening round of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón and the FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Black Swan’s Bleekemolen set to make ROC debut

Reigning GT Challenge co-champion wins Race of Champions fan voting

Black Swan Racing’s Jeroen Bleekemolen is heading to one of motorsport’s biggest stages with an entry into this year’s Race of Champions in Dusseldorf, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Baguette no longer looking for F1 seat

“Instead, I am focused on Indycar”

Bertrand BaguetteRenault World SeriesBertrand Baguette has revealed he is no longer on the market for a formula one seat. As the new Renault World Series champion, the 24-year-old Belgian tested with the Renault team and also Sauber late last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

Conquest Racing rookies soak in experience at Homestead Miami Speedway

 Bertrand Baguette’s and Sebastien Saavedra’s respective 15th and 16th place

Conquest Racing closed out its season in the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series with a good showing from its pair of rookie drivers who also soaked in some valuable experience. However, Bertrand Baguette’s and Sebastien Saavedra’s respective 15th and 16th place finishes don’t reflect the true performance of both rookies in the Cafes do Brasil Indy 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Kentucky Speedway race report (+teams & drivers report)

Brazilian Helio Castroneves won the race, Tagliani 15thAlex Tagliani - 2010-09-05

Against all odds, Brazilian Helio Castroneves won the race crossing the finish line more than 13 seconds ahead of polesitter Ed Carpenter. Team Penske’s race strategy worked its magic during his fuel economy run near the end of the event as all his opponents had to pit for a splash of fuel in the closing moments of the 200-lap affair. Dan Wheldon finished third ahead of Tony Kanaan and Dario Franchitti. Marco Andretti came in sixth, followed by Scott Dixon and Will Power. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Impressive qualifying places Conquest Racing

Sixth and tenth on grid at Kentucky

Conquest Racing had its best qualifying effort of the season today with impressive runs by Bertrand Baguette and Tomas Scheckter who qualified sixth and 10th respectively for tomorrow night’s Kentucky Indy 300. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Chicagoland Speedway race report (+teams & drivers report)

“I think we had the car to beat” – Alex Tagliani

During a race restart on Saturday night’s PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 held at the 2.086-kilometer D-shaped tri-oval Chicagoland Speedway, Canadian driver was punted out of the race following an incident between Brazilian Vitor Meira and Hideki Mutoh of Japan. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Chicagoland Speedway qualifying report (+teams & drivers report)

Tagliani and the FAZZT Team looking to move up the field during the race

As he did in 2008 on his first visit to the 2.086-kilometer D-shaped tri-oval Chicagoland Speedway located in Joliet, Illinois, Canadian driver Alex Tagliani has once again qualified 19th out of 29 in Friday’s qualifying session. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 08

Dario Franchitti wins in Mid-Ohio (+teams & drivers reports)

Alex Tagliani 4th

Alex Tagliani - 2010-08-08Dario Franchitti always is looking to the “next” in the IZOD IndyCar Series: Next race, next victory, next championship. For the student of motorsports history, however, it’s important to put his victory in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio presented by Westfield Insurance into perspective – with a little “next” worked in. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

Conquest Racing welcomes new driver

Francesco Dracone joins team at Mid-Ohio

Conquest Racing has signed Italian racecar driver Francesco Dracone to pilot its #34 Dallara for the next two rounds of the IZOD IndyCar Series schedule. Dracone will be making his Series debut this weekend at the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio presented by Westfield Insurance, the same track where he passed his IndyCar Series rookie test last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

Will Power surges to fourth victory of year (updated, + team reports)

Following a race contact, Alex Tagliani ends up 17th in Toronto

10-07-18_0029Justin Wilson had it all in his corner with 20 laps left in the Honda Indy Toronto: Firestone alternate tires on the No. 22 Z-Line Designs car, plenty of ethanol in the tank and a 3.1-second lead over Team Penske’s Will Power.

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Jul 02

Watkins Glen: Camping World Grand Prix preview

Alex Tagliani looking forward to a change of pace at Watkins Glen

2009-08-09_058Following a four-oval race sequence, the IZOD IndyCar Series returns to road course on this national holiday weekend for the sixth edition of the Camping World Grand Prix at the Glen. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

IndyCar Texas Motor Speedway race report (+results, +photos, + teams & drivers reports)

Tagliani finishes 18th following a late race pit stop incident

Alex Tagliani Pit StopFAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani finished 18th overall in Saturday night’s Round 7 of the IZOD IndyCar held under the spotlights at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth Texas. Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Conquest Racing posts best rookie finish for 2010 Indy 500

Romancini: Best first-year driver in the field thanks to a 13th place finish

After placing both rookie drivers into this year’s Indianapolis 500, Conquest Racing continued to surprise today with both rookies putting in clean, strong runs and with Mario Romancini finishing as the highest ranked rookie in the race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

‘Angie’s List Special’ back on the track

With Bertrand Baguette driving No. 36 Car in Indy 500

Angie’s List has signed on as the title sponsor of Conquest Racing’s No. 36 car, which will be driven by rookie Bertrand Baguette in the 2010 Indianapolis 500-Mile Race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Alex Tagliani & FAZZT Race Team Indianapolis 500 Race Sunday news (+ team practice report and race preview)

First practice laps at Indy in 2010 productive for Vision Racing
Conquest Racing drivers complete Rookie Orientation
Castroneves on top as Indy practice opens
Simona De Silvestro makes successful debut at IMS

Alex TaglianiHelio Castroneves was quickest again in the second day of practice for the 94th running of the Indianapolis 500 held on Sunday, but Alex Tagliani said “The car is running great.” Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Conquest rookies to test Kansas

In preparation for Saturday’s Road runner Turbo Indy 300

Conquest Racing rookies, Mario Romancini and Bertrand Baguette, will get their first chance to run an IZOD IndyCar Series car on an oval when they participate in the all-rookie oval test at Kansas Speedway on Wednesday.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Conquest Racing drivers learn lessons in Long Beach

Romancini remains atop the rookie of the year points

Conquest Racing drivers Mario Romancini and Bertrand Baguette both got their initial IZOD IndyCar Series exposure to the historic Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach over the weekend and head back to the shop in Indianapolis to prepare for Kansas Speedway rookie testing. Read the rest of this entry »

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