Tag Archive: Paul Ricard

Jul 06

Formula V8 3.5: Nissany, the man of the weekend in Paul Ricard

If in the first three meetings we had a total rotation of drivers on top of the podium

NISSANY, THE MAN OF THE WEEKEND IN PAUL RICARDSix different winners in six races- at Paul Ricard, Orudzhev and Delétraz managed to win their second race of the Season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Formula V8 3.5: The Championship Wraps

The second half of the Formula V8 3.5 season promises to be very exciting

THE CHAMPIONSHIP WRAPSTom Dillmann still maintains a comfortable lead in the championship standings but the  victory of Louis Deletraz in the second Race of Paul Ricard anticipates an exciting second half of the Formula V8 3.5 championship.

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Jun 26

Dennis Lind takes all in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo at Paul Ricard

The Dane is the new leader in the PRO class

Dennis Lind takes all in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo at Paul Ricard Mission accomplished for Dennis Lind, who won the two races at Paul Ricard, thus getting a poker of wins. The Dane has so far needed a success in Race 2 which had escaped him in the previous rounds at Monza and Silverstone.

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Jun 26

Daniele edges Egidio as Perfetti brothers finish 1-2 at Circuit Paul Ricard

The Blancpain GT Sports Club returns for its fourth round of the season at Spa-Francorchamps on July 29/30

Daniele Perfetti resisted a late challenge from his brother Egidio to claim a second Blancpain GT Sports Club victory of the day at Circuit Paul Ricard, while Martin Lanting also made it two Iron Cup wins in as many outings. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Third victory for Dennis Lind in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe at Paul Ricard

The Dane of Raton Racing wins in Race 1

Third victory for Dennis Lind in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe at Paul Ricard Dennis Lind remains one of the protagonists of the first part of the season of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe. At the French circuit of Paul Ricard, the 23-year-old Danish driver of the team Raton Racing has got his third absolute success in the first of the two races of the weekend, thus reducing the gap with an unleashed Vito Postiglione at the top of the PRO standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Formula V8 3.5: Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) stays on top in Circuit Paul Ricard

The Russian driver topped the morning session, lapping in 1:49.606, before staying on top in the afternoon

Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) stays on top in Circuit Paul RicardEgor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) put together a dominant showing in practice for the fourth round of the Formula V8 3.5 season at the Paul Ricard venue in Le Castellet. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 23

Formula V8 3.5: Artur Janosz to join RP Motorsport at Paul Ricard

The driver replaced in the team RP Motorsport is the Venezuelan Johnny Ceccotto Jr.

ARTUR JANOSZ TO JOIN RP MOTORSPORT AT PAUL RICARDArtur Janosz (Poland, 1993) joins RP Motorsport team for the meeting of Paul Ricard. To continue growing professionally in his career, the Polish driver Artur Janosz will jump to Formula V8 3.5 this weekend to compete in both races at Paul Ricard with RP Motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe at Paul Ricard with 47 cars on grid

The same record breaking grid of Round 1 at Monza

Paul Ricard Lamborghini The Paul Ricard circuit in Le Castellet is preparing to host, this weekend,  the third of the six double rounds of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe. After the first two rounds, the one-make series of the company based in Sant’Agata Bolognese is ready to re-confirm a high level grid with 47 cars at the start, the same grid of the opening weekend at Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Lance Stroll makes strong start to FIA F3 Euro Series campaign

Lance records maiden F3 “pole” and secures second F3 career victory with race fastest lap on Paul Ricard debut

Lance Stroll makes strong start to FIA F3 Euro Series campaign Lance Stroll lies second in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship after the opening event of the season in Southern France this weekend (1-3 Apr).

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Mar 28

Positive first contact with the KCMG Porsche for Camathias

Joel Camathias took part to the FIA WEC Prologue at the Paul Ricard last weekend

2016-03-24-0087 The official pre-season testing session of the World Endurance Championship gave the Swiss driver the opportunity to test the new Porsche 911 RSR which he will drive in 2016 and to work with his new team, KCMG.

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Mar 25

Bykolles Racing focussed on development efforts in Paul Ricard

“This is the first opportunity to showcase what I can do for the team in terms of development work on the CLM P1/01” 

2016-03-24 Former European Le Mans Series Champion, Oliver Webb, will be making his public LMP1 debut for ByKOLLES Racing today, as the 2016 FIA WEC season kicks off this weekend with the Prologue at Circuit Paul Ricard in France for the official pre-season test.

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Mar 25

Lance Stroll out to make flying start in FIA Formula 3 European Championship title hunt campaign   

Canadian set to make Paul Ricard race debut in opening euro F3 event

F3 - Lance Stroll portrait Lance Stroll begins his quest for the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship title when he contests the opening races next weekend (2-3 Apr). The 17-year-old Canadian contests three races in a Prema Powerteam Dallara F312-Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Lamborghini in top positions during testing at Paul Ricard

Barwell Motorsport sets the best overall lap time

Lamborghini ATTEMPTO RACING Circuit Paul Ricard hosted the Official Test Days preceding the start of the 2016 Blancpain GT Series, a season that promises to be more competitive than ever: 11 manufacturers; a record-breaking 38 cars for the opening round of the Sprint Cup at Misano Adriatico (8-10 April); and a stunning 57-car grid for the first round of the Endurance Cup in Monza, on April 23 to 24. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

We bet you didn’t know… about Paul Ricard

We bet you didn’t know…that the founder of the venue, Paul Ricard, was a truly extraordinary man

In a new mini-series we look at peculiar and unusual facts about some of the places, faces and races on the 2016 FIA World Endurance championship schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

United Autosports complete stellar line up for debut European Le Mans Series campaign

Boyd completes driver line up alongside Mark Patterson and Matt Bell

United Autosports complete stellar line up for debut European Le Mans Series campaign United Autosports have confirmed Wayne Boyd will join the team for their debut in the 2016 European Le Mans Series. Team testing Ligier JS P3 cars at Imola before the official ELMS Prologue at Paul Ricard. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Vettel shares Marchionne’s will to win with Ferrari

Vettel is upbeat for the season ahead

Vettel shares Marchionne's will to win with FerrariAfter reacting to Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne’s comments that he expects his team to win the F1 season opener Sebastian Vettel wants a pragmatic approach. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Pirelli completes the first test of the season at Paul Ricard to develop the 2016-specification full wet tyre

2300 Kilometres covered by Ferrari, Red Bull and Mclaren

2016-01-26 - Pirelli Pirelli’s two-day wet tyre test, held at the state-of-the-art Paul Ricard circuit in the south of France, concluded today at 4pm – with the specific aim of developing the latest generation of full wet tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Raikkonen, Ricciardo and Vandoorne kick off Ricard test

Kimi Raikkonen, Daniel Ricciardo and Stoffel Vandoorne are on testing duties for Ferrari, Red Bull and McLaren at Paul Ricard

2015-06-07_1637 Ferrari, Red Bull and McLaren are firing up for the first time in 2016 as they kick off a two-day wet weather tyre test for Pirelli at Paul Ricard. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

ELMS unveils 2016 calendar

ELMS gets bigger and better in 2016

European Le Mans SeriesThe European Le Mans Series will expand in 2016 with a six race calendar, with an additional four hour race at Spa-Francorchamps, joining the now familiar events at Silverstone, Imola, Red Bull Ring, Paul Ricard and Estoril. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Tincknell aiming for first career Paul Ricard podium

ELMS standings leader determined for good points haul in France

Harry Tincknell will start the penultimate round of the European Le Mans Series on Sunday (6 Sep) with the Briton gunning for his first career podium at the Paul Ricard track in France.

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