Tag Archive: OAK Racing

Sep 19

Brundle captures TOTAL Pole Award at Circuit Of The Americas, in brand-new Honda-powered Ligier for OAK Racing

Rayhall takes second straight PC-Class TOTAL Pole award for 8Star Motorsports

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo OAK Racing skipped the “shakedown phase” for its new No. 42 Ligier JS P2/Honda in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Apr 18

ALMS announces VP Racing Fuels as Official Racing Gasoline Supplier

Long-time partner increasing marketing efforts through the Global Leader of Green Racing
Heinemeier Hansson set for Le Mans debut with Oak Racing

VP-041812-1VP Racing Fuels logoWith a new 3-year agreement beginning in 2012, VP Racing Fuels has increased its level of partnership with the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón and the International Motor Sports Association. The agreement calls for VP – provider of racing fuel to the Series and its sanctioning body for the last four years – to continue as the Official Racing Gasoline Supplier to ALMS and IMSA through 2014, the organizations announced today. 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 »

Jan 12

François Sicard appointed DAMS general manager

After its very successful 2011 season crowned with the GP2 Drivers’ title, DAMS is tackling 2012 with the same ambitions.

DAMS - François Sicard dams logoThe French squad has decided to reshuffle its management team to take on current and future challenges, and appointed François Sicard from OAK Racing as general manager. 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 »

Jun 12

Le Mans 24 Hours : Sunday morning news update (updated)

Franck Mailleux and Signatech-Nissan battle back to podium contention in LMP2
Pierre Ragues and OAK Racing endure night-time dissappointment at Le Mans
Robertson Racing safely through three-quarters distance at Le Mans

24 Heures du MansFranck Mailleux and the Signatech-Nissan team have continued their determined fight-back overnight to return to an LMP2 podium position as the Le Mans 24 Hours enters the final six hours. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Le Mans 24 Hours : news update

Sunday 12 June – 01:00 

24 Heures du MansLe Mans -Journee TestLarbre Competition’s expected fightback through the field has materialised during the first six hours of this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours with the #50 Corvette C6R now leading the GTE Am class. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

24 Hours of Le Mans: Tiago Monteiro gets ready for one of auto racing’s biggest challenges

The 24 Hours of Le Mans starts Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
+ Pierre Ragues will take the start of the Le Mans 24 Hours for OAK Racing

+Franck Mailleux will take the start for Signatech-Nissan from LMP2 pole position

TM_LEMAN_2011_1TM_LEMAN_2011_4Barely out of his FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) SEAT Leon, which he used to bring home 16 points last weekend on the Hungaroring, Tiago Monteiro slid behind the wheel of the OAK Racing LMP1 to get ready for the 79th edition of the world’s most famous endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, which starts Saturday, June 11 at 3:00 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

OAK Racing rewarded with encouraging Le Mans qualifying

Nissan/Zytek Engine Quickest In Class
Robertson Racing well set following Le Mans qualifying

OAK RacingRobertson Racing logoOAK Racing’s hard work in the lead up to this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours paid off last night with all four OAK-Pescarolo prototypes – two each in LMP1 and LMP2 – demonstrating competitive pace during qualifying.

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Jun 09

24 Hours of Le Mans : Audi takes pole

Le Mans Qualifiyng report and pictures

71 AF Corse Waltrip Kauffman Aguas (1)For the first time since 2006, Audi will start on pole. LM P1. Audi R18 # 1 captured the provisional pole (3’25”799). 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 »

Apr 25

OAK Racing taking the positives from Le Mans Test Day

Intercontinental Le Mans Cup – 2011 Le Mans 24 Hours Test Day

OAK Racing Test Le Mans24 Heures du MansOAK Racing has successfully utilised today’s Le Mans 24 Hours test day to prepare for the endurance racing season’s most celebrated event 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 »

Feb 08

Pierre Ragues concludes two-day OAK test

In Vallelunga circuit in Italy

Pierre Ragues Vallelunga 2011Pierre Ragues 090831Pierre Ragues has undertaken his first test of 2011 with a two day session at the Vallelunga circuit in Italy in preparation for this season’s Intercontinental Le Mans Cup which starts at Sebring in mid-March. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Pierre Ragues makes first visit to OAK Racing’s new Le Mans facility

Pierre met with OAK Racing Team Owner Jacques Nicolet and Managing Director François Sicard

Pierre Ragues 090831OAK RacingPierre Ragues has got his 2011 preparations underway with a visit to OAK Racing’s new race facility at the Le Mans Technoparc. During the visit, Pierre met with OAK Racing Team Owner Jacques Nicolet and Managing Director François Sicard, who proudly presented their new facility to their recent signing, as well as discussing the forthcoming race season with members of the team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 08

OAK Racing Team Mazda France clinches ILMC LMP2 title

Plus Green X Challenge

OAK Racing finished the 2010 season on a high by winning the LMP2 class in the third and final round of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, the Zhuhai 1000kms in China. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

OAK Racing selected by Dunlop

As Dunlop’s official LMP1 development partner 

The OAK Racing will step up to the pinnacle of sportscar competition in 2011 as Dunlop’s official LMP1 tyre development partner following the team’s first two-day test as an LMP1 manufacturer at Portimao last week. 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 »

Dec 09

OAK Racing takes over as Pescarolo Sport LMP1/LMP2 constructor

Work has already started and a programme of wind tunnel testing is planned for January

OAK RacingOAK Racing has reached an agreement with Pescarolo Sport (Sora Group) to take over the manufacturing side of its business. Consequently, the development and construction of the chassis, bodywork and spare parts of the Pescarolo LMP1 and LMP2 prototypes is assumed by OAK Racing, as well as all commercial activities. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Le Mans: New name for Saulnier (+photo)

The team will run a pair of Mazda-powered Pescarolos

Saulnier Racing has revealed that it will run under the banner of OAK Racing for the 2009 Le Mans Series season. Read the rest of this entry »