Tag Archive: Paul Ricard

Nov 08

Lando Norris excels in maiden sports-prototype test runs

United Autosports complete successful Paul Ricard test 

Britain’s rising single-seater star Lando Norris made a remarkable sports-prototype début by immediately setting very competitive lap times in his first-ever run in an LMP2 sportscar.

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Aug 26

Acura ARX-05 completes successful First North American Test

“Overall, it was a good test”

The Acura ARX-05 completed two days of successful testing this week at Road Atlanta, as Acura Motorsports and Team Penske began an intensive development program for the new prototype in advance of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

Paul Ricard to host next European Le Mans Series and Michelin Le Mans Cup rounds for United Autosports

The team arrives in France fresh from their LMP2 win last time out at Red Bull Ring

United AutosportsUnited Autosports make their way to Paul Ricard this weekend (26-27 August) for round four of both the European Le Mans Series and Michelin Le Mans Cup.
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Aug 02

Robert Kubica begins highly anticipated F1 test

Paddock rumours have suggested Kubica feels he is ready to return to F1 straight away

Robert Kubica has begun one of the most keenly anticipated F1 test outings of recent years as he prepares to drive an ‘modern’ specification F1 car for the first time in almost seven years at the Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 23

Ferrari Challenge Europe: Grossmann, Liebhauser and Hassid triumph at Paul Ricard

The Coppa Shell kicked off the day again on Sunday. The Trofeo Pirelli race was spectacular and brimming with drama.

Ferrari Challenge Europe Grossmann, Liebhauser and Hassid triumph at Paul RicardBjorn Grossmann, Jens Liebhauser and Henry Hassid won the second races of the fourth round of the Ferrari Challenge Europe at Le Castellet in France. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

Ferrari Challenge Europe: Di Amato, Rocca and Hassid win Race-1 at Paul Ricard

Coppa Shell & Trofeo Pirelli

HassidDaniele Di Amato, Tommaso Rocca and Henry Hassid won on the first day of the Ferrari Challenge Europe at Le Castellet in France, with some spectacular races in the new 488 Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

Robert Kubica to test again with Renault Sport Racing 

This follows an initial test at Valencia on June 7th

Just like the old days - Q&A with Robert KubicaRobert Kubica will shortly return to the track in a Renault V8-powered Formula 1 car, the 2012 E20, for a programme to extensively evaluate his driving capabilities.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 24

Postiglione and Cecotto take their third victory in a row in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe at Paul Ricard

The duo of Imperiale Racing wins Race 1 and increases the standings lead

Postiglione_CecottoVito Postiglione and Jonathan Cecotto are making a habit of winning. After scoring two victories in the previous round at Silverstone, the Italian-Venezuelan duo has also taken the victory in the first of the two races scheduled at Paul Ricard, during the third round of the  Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe.

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May 30

BOSS GP: Raghunathan podiums at Zandvoort with Auto GP of Coloni Motorsport

Coloni Motorsport will again be on track in France at Paul Ricard on June 11

The brilliant placements in the BOSS GP championship of Mahaver Raghunathan driver at the wheel of an AUTO GP assisted by the MOTORSPORT COLUMNS continued.

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Mar 28

WEC: Porsche presents the 919 Hybrid and the team in Monza

Venue is the high-speed race track in Monza, Italy, set in the famous Royal Park close to Milan

2017-01-19_0298After test drives on the circuits of Valencia (ES), Aragon (ES), Vallelunga (IT) and Paul Ricard (FR), Porsche now will present the new 919 Hybrid on March 31 at 14:00 hrs in public.

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Mar 02

Drivex to continue their build-up to the 2017 season at Paul Ricard 

The Circuit Paul Ricard hosts second F3 Open´s Winter Series event

Drivex to continue their build-up to the 2017 season at Paul Ricard Russia´s Troitskiy and Brazil´s Hahn focus on the main goal of gathering experience and data before season start with both Dallara-built cars of Drivex. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 20

Karun Chandhok praises Tesla Model S after Electric GT test

“I was glad to take up Electric GT’s invitation to come and drive the car that the team are working on ahead of their first season in 2017”

Karun Chandhok praises Tesla Model S after Electric GT test Former Formula 1 driver Karun Chandhok was hugely impressed with the race-prepared Tesla Model S that will contest the new Electric GT Championship in 2017, after testing the car at Circuit Calafat last week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 14

Loeb wins race at Paul Ricard

Loeb will return to the driving seat at the start of January

DriverFIA World Rallycross Championship star Sebastien Loeb kept himself busy last weekend by competing at the first RallyCircuit event to be held at the Paul Ricard circuit in Southern France, as he swapped his Team Peugeot-Hansen 208 WRX Supercar for a Citroen DS3 World Rally Car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 09

BOSS GP 2017 calendar with Max Verstappen Festival and the 2018 France GP track in Paul Ricard

Two weeks before Christmas the BOSS GP Series has presented its 2017 racing calendar

bossgp_assen_race1-31 Fans can expect another action-packed championship including the Max Verstappen Festival and the 2018 France GP track in Paul Ricard Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 30

Alex Zanardi back on track with Sparco

Paralympic Champion Alex Zanardi back on track in Mugello for the last round of Italian GT Championship

Alex Zanardi - Sparco Prime Zanardi will fit the new Sparco Prime suit on his BMW Team Italia’s BWM M6 GT3. Welcome back Alex. Alex Zanardi will be back on track in the sixth round of Italian GT Championship next October 16th . Sparco will join the Italian champion that will fit the new Sparco Prime suit, the lightest suit ever made by Volpiano’s brand. The suit weight il less than 600gr.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Two days of testing of Pirelli’s 2017 wet weather tyres conclude with Mercedes

From 14-16 October Red Bull will resume the testing programme of the new 2017 sizes

Pirelli The two days of Pirelli wet weather tyre testing in 2017 size have concluded at Paul Ricard in France, with Pascal Wehrlein taking the wheel for Mercedes on both days in a mule car that has been modified to simulate next year’s downforce levels. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Mercedes takes to the track at Paul Ricard testing Pirelli’s 2017 wet tyres

These tests will continue tomorrow to complete the two-day session, again with Wehrlein at the wheel

PirelliThe first day of the latest Pirelli tyre test has concluded at the Paul Ricard circuit in the south of France, with Mercedes. Pascal Wehrlein drove a mule car, modified to simulate 2017 levels of downforce, in order to test next year’s wider wet tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Pirelli concluded test at Paul Ricard with Mercedes fitted with 2017 tyres

The 2017 tyre test programme will continue in two weeks time, 21-22 September at Paul Ricard with Mercedes on wet tyres

2016-09-06 - The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team began a three-day test with Pirelli (+photos) (2) The three-day Pirelli test of 2017-sized tyres concluded today at the French circuit of Paul Ricard, where Pascal Wehrlein has been driving a Mercedes, modified to simulate next year’s levels of downforce. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 07

Pirelli two day test at Montmelo with Ferrari concludes

Tomorrow Mercedes will continue to test the 2017 tyres at Paul Ricard

2016-09-07 - Pirelli two day test at Montmelo with Ferrari concludes The two days of 2017 Pirelli tyre development tests on the Montmelò circuit have concluded, with Sebastian Vettel behind the wheel of a Ferrari mule car, modified to simulate the downforce levels of 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

2017 Pirelli Tyre testing continues in Spain and France

111 laps were completed by Ferrari and 134 laps by Mercedes today with no issues

2016-09-06 - 2017 Pirelli Tyre testing continues in Spain and France Testing and development of Pirelli’s new 2017-sized tyres is continuing this week, with Ferrari and Mercedes in action at Barcelona and Paul Ricard respectively, using adapted mule cars designed to simulate 2017 levels of downforce. Read the rest of this entry »

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