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Oct 10

Alpine begins Asian leg of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) determined to win

Alpine begins Asian leg of the FIA World Endurance Championship determined to win

2017-09-16-0081After sweeping to victory in the United States last time out, the Signatech Alpine Matmut team has only one thing on its mind for the 6 Hours of Fuji: keep winning and defend the LMP2 world title it acquired in 2016.

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Jul 12

The Alpine A470s ready to go again

Twenty-nine cars, including eleven LMP2s, will begin the race on Sunday at 1pm

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The fourth and final European round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is due to be held this weekend at the iconic Nürburgring (Germany). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

Alpine promoted to LMP2 podium at 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-15-0094The final standings of the 24 Hours of Le Mans have been altered following the disqualification of the no.13 Vaillante Rebellion.

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Apr 16

WEC: Toyota takes thrilling last-gasp win at Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-14-0054Toyota Gazoo Racing took a thrilling victory in the opening round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship at Silverstone this afternoon.

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Feb 02

WEC: Alpine aims to successfully defend its World titles!

 Alpine will be defending its titles with two new A470 prototypes

2016-11-17-Friday-0035 The list of entries for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship and this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans was revealed today by the organisers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 10

WEC: Nicolas Lapierre remains with Signatech Alpine

Nicolas Lapierre will return for a sixth FIA World Endurance Championship season and will defend his LMP2 title with the Signatech Alpine team

2016-07-24-Sunday-0022 The Frenchman, who won the championship crown with Gustavo Menezes and Stéphane Richelmi in 2016, has been retained but his team mates have yet to be announced.  With Californian Menezes being upgraded to gold status for 2017 the same trio will not be able to race together again LMP2 rules require that each car must have at least one silver or bronze-ranked driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 22

Alpine and Nicolas Lapierre set to continue winning partnership in 2017

FIA WEC LMP2 World Champion with Signatech-Alpine in 2016, Nicolas Lapierre will continue working with the team in 2017

2016-11-19-Saturday-0042 Next season is expected to be a big challenge for everyone, with the introduction of new, more powerful LMP2 prototypes. When he joined the Signatech-Alpine team at the start of the 2016 season, Nicolas Lapierre came armed with substantial experience in enduranceracing.

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Sep 18

WEC: No.1 Porsche takes third consecutive win at COTA

6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas

Reigning champions Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley took victory in today’s 6 Hours of COTA, the Lone Star Le Mans event at Austin, Texas. The trio secured a third consecutive WEC win after a gruelling race held in challenging hot conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

WEC: Let us entertain you!

The show biz element of COTA comes to life for the fourth visit of the WEC

There is nowhere like America to pump up the razzamatazz and ensure a heady atmosphere of partying and fun family entertainment. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

WEC: Porsche win in 6 Hours of Mexico; RGR Sport thrill home crowd

The No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard took their second win of the season

2016-07-23-Saturday-0165 The fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Mexico saw a six hour race that had drama and excitement that had the large and enthusiastic Mexican crowd on the edge of their seats.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

WEC: Mexico awaits as Alpine resumes its chase for the coveted crown

Like its competitors, Signatech-Alpine will discover the Mexico City circuit for the first time this week

2016-07-24-Sunday-0117 After an opening half of the campaign contested entirely in Europe, the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is ready to rev back into life with Round 5 in North America. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

WEC: Porsche repeats last year’s victory at the Nürburgring

6 Hours of Nurburgring

2016-07-24-Sunday-0151The reigning world champions Timo Bernhard (DE), Brendon Hartley (NZ) and Mark Webber (AU) repeated their last year’s win at the six-hour race at the Nürburgring (DE).

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Jun 19

24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche has achieved its 18th overall Le Mans victory (updated²)

Porsche denies Toyota at Le Mans in dramatic last lap win

2016-06-19-0411 From midnight the duel between Porsche and Toyota for the 24 hour Le Mans race win had intensified but no-one would have expected such an ending. Before the final lap, Toyota seemed to be coming out on top but then the prototype stopped on track.

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Jun 16

24 Hours of Le Mans: Alpine 2nd and 3rd on the LMP2 class grid

The 84th edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours will get underway at 15:00 local time on Saturday

2016-06-15_Wednesday-0223 Traditionally the backdrop for a fast and furious pole position shoot-out, Thursday’s qualifying sessions ahead of this weekend’s Le Mans 24 Hours were repeatedly disrupted by rain.

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Jun 15

24 Hours of Le Mans: Alpine in the groove

Two further qualifying sessions will take place late on Thursday

2016-06-05-0138 The first qualifying session ahead of this weekend’s 84th edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours took place on a dry track, with both Alpine A460s featuring up at the sharp end. Nelson Panciatici posted the second-quickest LMP2 class lap time behind the wheel of the N°35 Baxi DC Racing Alpine, half-a-second shy of the provisional pole position. Nicolas Lapierre lapped only five hundredths-of-a-second slower than his team-mate to place the N°36 Signatech-Alpine third on the timesheets.

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Jun 05

24 Hours of Le Mans: Alpine and its drivers ready for the 2016 edition

Le Mans 24 Hours competitors took to the track today for the traditional pre-race test

2016-06-05-0007 Although the sky remained grey throughout, the traditional Le Mans 24 Hours Test Day took place on a completely dry track and in mild temperatures.

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Apr 18

WEC: Alpine finish promising weekend just shy of Silverstone podium

The consistency of David Cheng/Nelson Panciatici/Ho-Pin Tung bagged seventh place at the flag

2016-04-17-0050The N°36 Signatech-Alpine of Nicolas Lapierre/Gustavo Menezes/Stéphane Richelmi came close to securing an LMP2 podium at the 2016 6 Hours of Silverstone.

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Apr 13

WEC: Alpine ready for action at Silverstone

The 6 Hours of Silverstone (April 15-17) is the opening round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

2016-03-25-0001 Signatech-Alpine posted the fastest LMP2 lap at the official pre-season Prologue test in March at Le Castellet, France, to confirm its ambitions for the 2016 championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 25

Two Alpine A460 prototypes hunting for success in 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship

Alpine has revealed the two Alpine A460s that will contest the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC)

Two alpine A460 prototypes hunting for success in 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship Signatech-Alpine today took the wraps off its two Alpine A460s at Le Castellet, France.
The name of the new prototype continues the series which began with the A440 in the 1970s and which echoes Alpine’s 60th anniversary celebrations of 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 05

Alpine steps up its racing programme!

The exact driver line-ups are in the process of being finalised

2015-09-17-2056 The entries registered for the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the list of cars expected to contest the 84th Le Mans 24 Hours include two Alpine A460s. Read the rest of this entry »

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