Tag Archive: Paul Ricard

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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Jul 26

Ferrari Racing Days – Paul Ricard FXX K Queen of France

Over 10,000 spectators flocked to the Provence circuit to enjoy the final Prancing Horse event before the summer break.

Ferrari Racing Days - Paul Ricard FXX K Queen of France

The excitement and spectacle of the Challenge, the history and glamour of the Formula 1 Clienti and the power and beauty of the FXX K as well as the exclusive atmosphere that only Ferrari can create, were all present at the Paul Ricard on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

58 cars, twice around the clock: preview Hankook 24H Paul Ricard (10-12 July, 2015)

The start of the second season half of the 2015 24H SERIES powered by Hankook

24H SERIES powered by Hankook logo This week (10-12 July, 2015), Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet in the south of France will be hosting the inaugural Hankook 24H Circuit Paul Ricard. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

The GreenGT H2 on the circuit

“Young drivers like my son Aurélien will soon have an opportunity to race in electric/hydrogen racing cars.” – Olivier Panis

GreenGT H2 1 This week-end GreenGT presented the GreenGT H2, the first electric/hydrogen racing car, on the Paul Ricard circuit, during the French leg of the FIA WTCC. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

The Zampieri-Mavlanov duo (Antonelli Motorsport) claims their first win at Paul Ricard in Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe

Twenty meters away from 4th place for Isaac Tutumlu

Daniel Zampieri and Roman Mavlanov put to an end Kujala’s domination by claiming Race Two at Paul Ricard in the third round of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe.

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Jun 16

Omani racer Al Harthy relishing challenge of Paul Ricard 1000km

Round three of the Blancpain Endurance Series 2015 season

DPP_15-05-31_0043 Paul Ricard in the south of France will host the longest race of the Blancpain Endurance Series season so far this coming Saturday, 20th June, where Ahmad Al Harthy is eyeing a change in fortune for the Oman Racing Team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Front-runner Walkinshaw relishing Six-Hour Paul Ricard Challenge

“I do like the track, it’s a great facility and it should be a pretty awesome spectacle with 60 or so cars battling it out”

Sean Walkinshaw Racing Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 racer Sean Walkinshaw is aiming to continue his impressive debut season in the Blancpain Endurance Series with another strong points result when round three of the campaign takes place at Paul Ricard in southern France next Saturday, 20th June. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Monti triumphs in Race 2 at Paul Ricard

 Maserati Trofeo World Series, Paul Ricard, Race 2

Maserati Trofeo World Series logoIt was French driver Romain Monti who secured Race 2 at Paul Ricard in the first round of the 2015 Maserati Trofeo World Series. Taking second was Riccardo Ragazzi who, thanks to his Race 1 victory on Saturday, tops the overall standings. Taking third was another Frenchman, Stephane Panepinto. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Ragazzi takes the first 2015 Maserati Trofeo race

Maserati Trofeo World Series, Paul Ricard, Race 1

Maserati Trofeo World Series logoRound 1 in the Maserati Trofeo World Series saw Riccardo Ragazzi top the podium at Paul Ricard. As things turned out, the Italian was not first across the line: this honour went to Frenchman Ange Barde (from team Boutsen Ginion) but he was penalised 5 seconds for not keeping to the speed limit in an exciting last lap.

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