Tag Archive: Matthieu Lahaye

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 »

Oct 03

Petit Le Mans podium just eludes OAK Racing

 The penultimate round of the 2011 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup has been a week full of challenges for OAK Racing

OAK RacingOAK Racing Test Le MansAfter both the Le Mans-based team’s LMP1 OAK-Pescarolos were involved in major free practice incidents, their mechanics and engineers worked flat-out to ensure that both cars were able to line-up in the best possible condition for the American sportscar classic alongside the sister LMP2 machine.

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Jul 28

Pierre Ragues bridges summer gap

With two-day test at Bugatti circuit

Pierre Ragues  2011-07-27OAK Racing carFrench endurance racer Pierre Ragues completed a two-day test at the Bugatti Circuit in Le Mans on Tuesday as the OAK Racing team continues to hone the performance of its OAK-Pescarolo LMP1 chassis after a difficult Intercontinental Le Mans Cup campaign so far this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Alexandre Prémat and Jacques Nicolet to share OAK Racing’s #49 LMP2 car

At Imola 6 Hours 
 
OAK RacingIntercontinental Le Mans Cup logoJust two weeks after the Le Mans 24 Hours, OAK Racing is preparing to return to the track for the Italian round of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, the Imola 6 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Monteiro replaces injured Lahaye at OAK Racing for Le Mans 24 Hours

The 34-year-old will partner Guillaume Moreau and Pierre Ragues

Tiago MonteiroOAK RacingFormer Formula One driver Tiago Monteiro will replace the injured Matthieu Lahaye at the wheel of OAK Racing’s #15 LMP1 during this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours on June 11/12. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Mar 05

Pierre Ragues begins final checklist for Sebring

Pierre is set to embark on his third consecutive season

Pierre Ragues Le Mans 2010Pierre Ragues  Oak RacingFrench racer Pierre Ragues has begun the final preparations for the first race of the 2011 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC) series with a shakedown of OAK Racing’s LMP1 challenger at the Bugatti Circuit in Le Mans this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Mission accomplished for OAK Racing Team Mazda France (photos&results)

Third podium of the season 

The fifth and final round of the 2010 Le Mans Series concluded with an extremely positive result for OAK Racing Team Mazda France. The #35 Pescarolo-Judd of Guillaume Moreau and Richard Hein finished in a fine third place in the LMP2 class, their third podium of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Portimao bumps destroy OAK Racing victory hopes

 The Algarve 1000kms, round 3 of the 2010 Le Mans Series, should have seen OAK Racing Team Mazda France’s first win

Unfortunately, the Portuguese circuit, renowned for being extremely hard on cars, lived up to its reputation and the bumpy surface badly affected the reliability of the Magny-Cours-based team’s cars. The #35 machine, driven by Guillaume Moreau and Richard Hein, was running second in LMP2 when it was forced to retire after 91 laps with a differential failure. The #24 car, which led the class after 144 laps, suffered the same problem. This time, the team were able to make repairs that allowed Matthieu Lahaye and Jacques Nicolet to rejoin and finish fourth. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

OAK Racing complete Le Mans podium hat-trick (+Top Ten)

With a third consecutive podium finish

OAK Racing Team Mazda France continued their incredible run of form at the Le Mans 24 Hours in recent years with a third consecutive podium finish. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

OAK Racing sign Le Mans Series champion for Le Mans 24 Hours

Jan Charouz to race its #35 LMP2 Pescarolo-Judd

OAK Racing has signed reigning Le Mans Series champion and Renault F1 Team reserve driver Jan Charouz to race its #35 LMP2 Pescarolo-Judd at the Le Mans 24 Hours in June. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

OAK Racing Team Mazda France enjoys excellent start to the season

#35 finishes second while #24 just misses out on the podium

OAK Racing Team Mazda France enjoyed an excellent start to its 2010 season at the opening round of the Le Mans Series; the 8 Heures du Castellet. The Magny-Cours-based team ran at the front of the LMP2 field for much of the race with the #35 Pescarolo-Judd of Guillaume Moreau and Richard Hein, finishing a superb second on the same lap as the winning car. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Bad luck for Ragues at the end of a successful season

Frenchman Pierre Ragues suffered from bad luck at Silverstone

Silverstone was the final round of this year’s Le Mans Series. Ragues has been encouraged by some strong performances throughout the season and a solid fourth place in the championship that underlines his potential. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

Pierre Ragues takes sensational podium in Le Mans 24 hours

It was another thrilling chapter in the history of the mythical race track

Le Mans vintage 2008 did not sour its exceptional reputation. Read the rest of this entry »

May 15

Ragues encouraged by strong performance at Spa

Frenchman Pierre Ragues finished just off the podium

At the third  race of this year’s Le Mans Series in Spa. Read the rest of this entry »