Tag Archive: Franck Mailleux

Mar 18

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus finishes day one of the Mugello 12H in second position

Competitors cars are now positioned on the main straight ready to start racing again tomorrow

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus finishes day one of the Mugello 12H in second position Both Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus cars (701 and 702) started the first four hours of the race in great shape.

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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 »

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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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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 »

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Feb 14

Franck Mailleux confirms defence of LMP2 title (+calendar)

With signatech Nissan in WEC 

Franck Mailleux  Signatech-NissanWEC logoFrench racer Franck Mailleux has today confirmed his participation in the 2012 World Endurance Championship with Signatech-Nissan. Franck will be taking part in the LMP2 category of the new WEC together with the team as reigning LMP2 champions of last season’s Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

Audi wins the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2011! (updated)

 79’th edition

24 Heures du MansAudi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 TDI driven by Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoit Treluyer fought its way to a magnificent win of the 79’th runing of the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 06

Franck Mailleux ready for rigours of Le Mans with Signatech-Nissan

Pierre Ragues looking to make his mark on LMP1 in Le Mans 24 Hours

Pierre Ragues  Oak RacingFranck Mailleux is beginning the final countdown to next weekend’s highly-anticipated 24 Hours of Le Mans, the 79th running of the prestigious event that is the undisputed highlight of the endurance racing season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 25

Franck Mailleux sets the LMP2 pace

In official Le Mans Testing Days 

Franck Mailleux 20100914Franck Mailleux Le Mans 2010 Franck Mailleux posted the fastest LMP2 time of the sole day of official testing in preparation for this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours taking the Signatech-Nissan squad to 13th place overall at La Sarthe on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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Mar 12

Franck Mailleux looks forward to first taste of Sebring

At the legendary Sebring International Raceway

Franck Mailleux 20100914Franck Mailleux Le Mans 2010 Franck Mailleux is set to experience his first ever stateside endurance race next week as the first round of the 2011 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC) gets underway at the legendary Sebring International Raceway in Central Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 05

Inaugural shakedown for Franck Mailleux

As season opener approaches 

Franck Mailleux 20100914Signature car Spa 12Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC) driver Franck Mailleux has this week carried out the first shakedown in preparation for the 2011 ILMC season opener that takes place at Sebring International Raceway in just over two weeks’ time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Mailleux and Ragues steer Signature to Vice Champion

With solid sixth at Silverstone 

Franck Mailleux has helped steer the Signature Plus team to second place in the 2010 teams’ championship after securing sixth place in Sunday’s Silverstone 1000km race. The result ensured the French squad concluded their second season in endurance racing as the top petrol-powered team with their Dunlop-shod Aston Martin Lola package. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

Franck Mailleux and Signature ready to come back fighting in Portugal

And  Pierre Ragues returns to LMS action in Portimao 

After a two month break to accommodate the high profile 24 Hours of Le Mans race, the Le Mans Series championship resumes this weekend with the Algarve Motor Park hosting round three of this year’s five-race series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 18

Q+A with Franck Mailleux and Pierre Ragues

Following the 24 Hours of Le Mans weekend 

Franck, a bitterly disappointing end to the Le Mans 24 Hours, has it all sunk in yet?

“It was one of the most emotional moments in my career so far and an unfortunate end to an otherwise excellent race. As soon as we realised that the car was not salvageable, all of the work that had gone into the event was suddenly over. It is one of those things in racing, but just a shame after the position we were in. ” Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

Pierre Ragues aims for best Le Mans yet in second season with Signature (+photo)

With teammate Franck Mailleux and Aston Martin

Pierre Ragues will be taking part in his second consecutive Le Mans as an LMP1 driver next weekend, as the Signature Plus team looks to consolidate its solid performance in last year’s event, its first ever participation at the pinnacle of international endurance racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 17

Ragues and Mailleux begin Le Mans preparation with Magny-Cours test

Pierre Ragues and Franck Maileux  are preparing the Aston Martin LMP1

Pierre RaguesPierre Ragues has begun preparations for this year’s prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans with a recent track test with the Signature Plus team at the Magny-Cours circuit in France. Pierre heads into the Le Mans event, which is due to take place in less than one month, buoyed by some encouraging developments to the Dunlop-shod Aston Martin LMP1 car in recent weeks, with further progress made in this latest test. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 12

Franck Mailleux takes sixth place on Aston Martin debut

Signature Plus driver Franck Mailleux finished today’s maiden 8 Hours of Le Castellet in sixth position

After a respectable and important debut weekend as an Official Aston Martin Team Partner Driver, Franck started the race with a triple stint and finished with a double stint, while his team-mates, including fellow Quadra Sports driver Pierre Ragues, both ran consistent double stints. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 03

Pierre Ragues ready for season-opener after Magny-Cours test

While Franck Mailleux carries our final preparations for 2010 season

Pierre RaguesPierre Ragues has ended pre-season testing programme in high spirits after a valuable two day test with the Signature team at the Magny-Cours circuit this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 10

Franck Mailleux enjoys trouble-free fisrt test

With Signatureand Aston Martin

French Le Mans Series driver Franck Mailleux has enjoyed a trouble-free debut test session as an Official Aston Martin Racing Team Partner Driver as his Signature team got their 2010 season preparations firmly underway at Circuit Paul Ricard in France on Sunday and Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

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