Tag Archive: Pedro Lamy

Jun 17

Audi take historic win at the 80th 24 Hours with R18 hybrid

First victory for an hybrid

24 Heures du Mans2012-06-13_0009As the No.1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Andre Lotterer-Marcel Fassler-Benoit Treluyer took the chequered flag at exactly 1500 hours, Audi Sport today secured their 11th victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

(Flagworld’s photo album of the 24 Hours of Le Mans)

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Jun 16

Le Mans 24 Hours – Update after 8 hours

F1 pundit Davidson in hospital after Le Mans crash

24 Heures du Mans2012-06-16_0025F1 television pundit Anthony Davidson is in hospital after a huge airborne crash during the fabled Le Mans 24 hour race. The 33-year-old former Super Aguri driver, whilst at the wheel of a Toyota hybrid prototype sports car late on Saturday, was taken to the medical centre after the incident involving a GT runner that was being lapped.

(Flagworld’s photo album of the 24 Hours of Le Mans)

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Jun 16

Le Mans 24 Hours – Update after four hours

Larbre Competition climbing the order at Le Mans 24 Hours

Alexandre Imperatori2012-06-16_0009Larbre Competition have quickly climbed the order at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours after completing a clean opening four hours of running at the iconic endurance race this afternoon.

 

(Flagworld’s photo album of the 24 Hours of Le Mans)

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Jun 13

25 F1 drivers to tackle Le Mans this weekend

More than 25 drivers with formula one experience will be on the grid at this weekend’s 80th running of the fabled 24 hour Le Mans race.

24 Heures du MansAllan McNish  Audi 2 photo - DPPI  François FlamandNear the front, in the premier LMP1 prototype class, will be Allan McNish and Marc Gene, driving for Audi.  Scot McNish raced in F1 with Toyota in 2002, while Gene drove for Minardi and is still a Ferrari test driver. Toyota has since left F1 and for 2012 has entered Le Mans, and the Japanese marque’s number 8 entry is a grand prix-superteam featuring Anthony Davidson (Super Aguri), Sebastien Buemi (Toro Rosso) and one-off 1999 Minardi driver Stephane Sarrazin.

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Mar 20

Oreca Peugeot wins Sebring (+result)

 Historic victory for de Chaunac led team in 2011 opener

ORECA Sebring 2011-03-20Hugues de Chaunac 090917-1Peugeot won again at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida on Saturday, this time the Team ORECA Matmut taking victory in America’s greatest sports car race and the opening round of the 2011 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Audi takes top spot in Tuesday Sebring test

Stage set for Thursday’s first official practice

ALMS Audi 112 Hours of Sebring 2011 logoAudi answered back Tuesday with the two quickest times in testing for the 59th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Peugeot back out front after first Sebring test

New car, same result for defending 12 Hours champion

Peugeot 2011-03-1412 Hours of Sebring 2011 logoPeugeot picked up Monday where it left off last year with the fastest time in Monday’s test session for the 59th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Another 1-2 at Petit Le Mans for Peugeot (+result)

Sarrazin/Montagny/Lamy take Road Atlanta victory

Peugeot won Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA 2 on Saturday, this time running the full 1,000 miles. A year after winning a rain-shortened race at Road Atlanta, the trio of Franck Montagny, Stephane Sarrazin and Pedro Lamy scored a 61-second victory in their diesel-powered Peugeot 908 HDI. They led a second straight 1-2 finish for the French manufacturer in the cornerstone event for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Davidson leads Peugeot pole sweep for Petit Le Mans (+result & photos)

Second straight year with 908s on Atlanta front row

Peugeot swept the front row for Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA 2 on Friday with Anthony Davidson taking pole position with a lap of 1:07.187 at Road Atlanta. The British pilot put his Peugeot 908 HDi ahead of Pedro Lamy in the sister car by 0.222 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Le Mans 24 Hours: Peugeot’s Le Mans offensive

Preview Le Mans 24 Hours (June 6-13, 2010)

On the momentum of its one-two finish at Le Mans this time last year, Peugeot is on the hunt for a second straight win in the prestigious French competition. Twelve months of hard preparation work since June 2009 have kept the team under pressure in its bid to secure repeat success on this uniquely popular event which attracts more than 250,000 spectators annually. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Peugeot takes 1-2 finish at Sebring 12 Hours (+result & photos)

Wurz/Gene/Davidson give French marque first Sebring victory

Alexander Wurz’s outlap after his final stop was quick enough for an overall victory for himself and Team Peugeot Total teammates Marc Gene and Anthony Davidson. Wurz drove his diesel-powered Peugeot 908 HDi FAP to a 13.817-second win at the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida, a first in the event for the famed French marque. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

12 Hours of Sebring: Qualifying off to a successful start for Peugeot

After spending the past week pounding round the demanding circuit at Sebring

Team Peugeot Total has succeeded in qualifying its two 908 HDi FAPs on the front row for this weekend’s 12-hour clash. Three qualifying laps each bagged front row starts for Marc Gené and Nicolas Minassian… Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

‘Quick Nic’ fastest Thursday afternoon for Peugeot

908 diesels continue showing strong pace in Sebring practice

For the second straight session, Team Peugeot Total’s No. 08 Peugeot 908 HDi FAP was the quickest car in practice for the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. Nic Minassian turned in the fastest lap around 3.7-mile, 17-turn Sebring International Raceway at 1:45.371. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Peugeot’s Marc Gene quickly taking a liking to Sebring

Spanish star and reigning Le Mans winner quickest in first official test

Marc Gene and Peugeot fired the first salvo for the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida with the fastest lap in official testing at Sebring International Raceway for the opening round of the 2010 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Gene, also a test driver for Ferrari’s F1 effort, set a best lap of 1:45.811 (125.885 mph) in one of two diesel-powered factory Peugeot 908 HDi FAPs that are entered in America’s most demanding race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Another look: 2009 Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda6

Franck Montagny and Stephane Sarrazin gave Peugeot its first American Le Mans Series victory

They won a weather-shortened 12th annual Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA6 at Road Atlanta. Race officials, citing hazardous conditions due to torrential rains that fell at Road Atlanta just past the four-hour mark, called the race at eight hours, 44 minutes running. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

24 Hours of Daytona: Porsche Riley n°9 victory (+photos)

Joao Barbosa, Mike Rockenfeller, Ryan Dalziel and Terry Borcheller win the 2010 Rolex 24.

 Joao Barbosa held off Scott Pruett by 50.494 seconds to win Sunday’s 48th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, giving Action Express Racing victory in its debut race. Terry Borcheller, Mike Rockenfeller and Ryan Dalziel shared the No. 9 Porsche Riley

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Jan 30

Can Suntrust Racing turn pole position into Rolex 24 at Daytona victory this weekend?

Brumos 2009 victory only sixth from pole in event’s 47-year history

Max Angelelli looks to become the second consecutive pole winner to win the Rolex 24 At Daytona – but only the seventh to win America’s premier sports car race.

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Sep 27

Peugeot wins at the wet Petit Le Mans (+result)

At Road Atlanta in a shortened race

Franck Montagny and Stephane Sarrazin gave Peugeot its first American Le Mans Series victory on Saturday, winning a weather-shortened 12th annual Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA6. Race officials, citing hazardous conditions due to torrential rains that fell at Road Atlanta just past the four-hour mark, called the race at eight hours, 44 minutes running. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Peugeot makes it official

Two cars for Petit Le Mans

Reigning Le Mans champion eager to add another crown for 2009. Peugeot confirmed that it will attempt to add the trophy from Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA6 to its collection with entries into the cornerstone event for the American Le Mans Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Nicolas Minassian for Peugeot quickest in Tuesday test

Official practice starts Wednesday

Peugeot’s Nic Minassian set the unofficial fastest time Tuesday in the final test day prior to the start of the 57th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida, the first race of the 2009 American Le Mans Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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