Tag Archive: Paul Ricard

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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Apr 22

Paul Ricard opens the sixth Maserati Trofeo season

Maserati Trofeo World Series, Paul Ricard, 24-26 April 2015

Maserati Trofeo World Series logo The sixth Maserati Trofeo season will spring into life on 25-26 April at Paul Ricard, France. The race calendar reflects the fact that the series is now a global affair. There will be six rounds in all and, after France, the circus will move on to Spielberg, on 24 May, as the Austria track hosts the Maserati Trofeo for the first time. R

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Apr 09

FIA WEC: ByKolles Racing ready for Silverstone debut

With former F1 driver Vitantonio Liuzzi and former GP2 driver Simon Trummer at the wheel 

2015-28-03-002 Following the successful prologue at Paul Ricard, Austria’s first LMP team, ByKolles Racing is set to take on the world’s finest endurance teams at the FIA World Endurance Championship opener at Silverstone this weekend (10th-12th April).

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Mar 28

ByKOLLES RACING ready for WEC season

ByKOLLES RACING ready for WEC season following Paul Ricard test debut

2015-28-03-35The FIA WEC Season 2015 kicked off yesterday (27th March) with the official prologue at the French circuit Paul Ricard.

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Mar 24

ELMS: Oreca fastest at Paul Ricard

The fastest LMGTE contender was the no56 AT Racing Ferrari 458 Italia

European Le Mans Series logo Overall the fastest car of the two days was the no48 Murphy Prototypes Oreca 03R-Nissan, with Nathanael Berthon setting a 1m48.155 lap during the first session on day one. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

For this sixth meeting of season 10 of the World Series by Renault, the Fast, Free and Fun event heads to the Paul Ricard Circuit.

The first titles at Paul Ricard?

The first titles at Paul Ricard?The Castellet weekend promises a unique spectacle with title battles in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series, Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Eurocup Clio.

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Sep 15

ELMS returns to Paul Ricard for Official Collective Test in 2015

The organisation team is already working on the planning for 2015.

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The 2014 European Le Mans Series is approaching a dramatic climax with all three championships to be decided at Estoril next month. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Very close fight in prospect at Paul Ricard during free practice…

In all three classes the times set during this morning’s session were improved upon.

morandracing-paulricard-fp2  7270 996 ELMSThe beautiful weather continued with the glorious sunshine providing an air temperature of 23 degrees and light winds at the Circuit Paul Ricard for the second Free Practice session of the day. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 10

Changes to ELMS balance of performance for Paul Ricard

4 Hours of Paul Ricard

European Le Mans Series logo This weekend will see the penultimate race of the 2014 season when the 4 Hours of Paul Ricard will take place in the South of France near Le Castellet on Sunday 14 September.

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Sep 04

A tough battle ahead at Paul Ricard

ELMS Circuit Paul Ricard – Championship standing

European Le Mans Series logo As we edge towards the fourth and penultimate round of the 2014 European Le Mans Series season, the points’ classifications would suggest that the French race is likely to be full of spice and drama! Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Blancpain Endurance Series: Pro-Am podium and leadership for Villorba Corse at Le Castellet

Blancpain Endurance Series at Paul Ricard

Blancpain Endurance Series - Oman Racing Team (No 44) - Paul Ricard In the third round of the Blancpain Endurance Series Castellacci / Gai / Rizzoli reach the top of the standings after a thrilling second place behind the wheel of the Ferrari 458

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Jun 24

Primat survives Green Hell

With seventh place on Nurburgring 24 Hours debut

  Harold Primat Mercedes Harold Primat marked his Nurburgring 24 Hours debut for HTP Motorsport with a fine top-10 result at the Nordschleife’s blue riband event last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Magny Cours still ‘trying’ for F1 return

Talks to take formula one back to France are still on, according to Magny Cours boss Serge Saulnier.

Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours logo Last month, Saulnier said: “If the will of a number of people is confirmed in the coming weeks, we are very close (to returning).” He said Magny Cours, located a remote 250 kilometres from Paris and absent from the calendar since 2008, is heading for a comeback race in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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