Tag Archive: Paul Ricard

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Aug 25

ELMS: Set up day at the circuit Paul Ricard (+photos)

Let’s have a look back at what happened in the pitlane today
The 40 entries of the 4 Hours of Le Castellet arrived today in the south of France and are now ready for track action that will start tomorow at 8:30 with a bronze driver collective test.

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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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