Tag Archive: Paul Ricard

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 »

May 27

Fabio Leimer tests with Pirelli and Lotus F1 Team

Fabio Leimer Q&A : Test with Pirelli and Lotus F1 Team

Swiss driver Fabio Leimer, the winner of the GP2 Series last year, tested a 2012 Lotus F1 Team car as part of his prize for winning the championship from Pirelli. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

GP2 winner to test Formula One car with Lotus F1 Team and Pirelli

The test has been made possible by Pirelli

Pirelli As part of his prize for winning last year’s GP2 Series, exclusively supplied by Pirelli, Swiss driver Fabio Leimer will test a 2012 Lotus Formula One car at Paul Ricard in the south of France on Tuesday 27 May. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Sorensen set to follow Saxo Bank to Lotus

He raced in Lotus’ black and gold colours in the Formula Renault 3.5 series

Marco Sorensen Marco Sorensen looks set to join Lotus as the Enstone based team’s new reserve driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Lotus to replace reserve driver Valsecchi – report

Lotus looks to have made its choice of official reserve driver for 2014.

2013-06-08_0051 It appears unlikely the Enstone based team will keep Davide Valsecchi on board, particularly after the Italian admitted he was “angry” when bosses overlooked him as the surgery-bound Kimi Raikkonen’s replacement late last season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

Aragon likely new venue for McLaren-Pirelli test

“We are talking about the 2011 car with 2014 tyres”

Motorland Aragon logoMcLaren and Pirelli look set to head to Spain, after failing to get the FIA’s green light for a 2014 tyre test in Austin later this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Sirotkin to test Ferrari at Fiorano

Sergey Sirotkin’s push to become the next Sauber driver is now underway.

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 05Officially, the Russian’s debut was on Friday, when he demonstrated Sauber’s 2013 car along a 700 metre asphalted stretch of the new Sochi circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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