Tag Archive: Pierre Ragues

Apr 02

Dress rehearsal for the Alpine A470 at Monza

The season gets underway in two weeks’ time at the 6 Hours of Silverstone on 16 April 2017

Alpine logo The Signatech Alpine Matmut team fielded a full-strength line-up this weekend at Monza for the official prologue of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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Apr 02

Pierre Ragues gets up to speed

In FIA WEC prologue in Monza    

2017-04-01-0160French racer Pierre Ragues has enjoyed his first competitive taste of the brand new LMP2 regulations at the traditional FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Prologue.

Mar 30

WEC: Pierre Ragues ready for Signatech Alpine Matmut debut at Prologue

This year’s Prologue will take place at the legendary Monza circuit in Italy

Pierre Ragues ahead of 2017 WEC ProloguePierre Ragues will get his first taste of the Alpine A470 LMP2 car at this weekend’s Prologue, the traditional season-opener for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

WEC: Alpine presents the A470 and its crews for the FIA World Endurance Championship

A revolution in the LMP2 category

WEC Alpine presents the A470 and its crews for the FIA World Endurance Championship 1Alpine today presented the Signatech Alpine Matmut team’s programme for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at its new showroom. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

WEC: Audi take emotional final win; Porsche’s Dumas, Jani and Lieb crowned World Champions (updated, +photos)

Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain – The Le Mans winners are the new World Champions

The Le Mans winners are the new World Champions The final round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship was an emotional one at the Bahrain International Circuit, with champions crowned, farewells to firm friends, and drama along the way.  At the six-hour race in Bahrain the Porsche trio of Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) secured the drivers’ title in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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Nov 06

WEC: Porsche win in style to take Manufacturer Championship crown in China

Start-finish win and manufacturers’ title for Porsche 919 Hybrid

A fourth win of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship for the No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid crew of Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley secured a second consecutive 2016 FIA World Endurance Manufacturer title for the German marque with one round remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

WEC: Pierre Ragues seeks Chinese fortune in 6h Shanghai

6 Hours of Shanghai

2016-07-24-Sunday-0130 French endurance racer Pierre Ragues will continue his FIA World Endurance Championship charge in this weekend’s 6 Hours of Shanghai, the penultimate round of the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

WEC: Toyota win epic 6 Hours of Fuji (updated)

Reigning champions, Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley completed the podium in third position

The No.6 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Kamui Kobayashi, Stephane Sarrazin and Mike Conway won a highly memorable 6 Hours of Fuji this afternoon after a gripping contest throughout the entire duration of the race. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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 »

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 and Toyota battle for seconds in Le Mans

After 20 hours

2016-06-19-0181The thrilling fight for the win at Le Mans between Toyota and Porsche has gone on for hours, with the final stages of the 24-Hours race approaching. Until shortly before 11:00 hrs the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid with Marc Lieb (DE) at the wheel was leading, just now Toyota has gone back into P1 again.

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Jun 18

24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche fights for the lead in Le Mans

After 14 hours

2016-06-19-0242 In the early morning hours the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) is fighting for the lead in Le Mans with the number 6 Toyota. An exciting virtual duel has developed as the two cars have different refuelling intervals.

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Jun 18

24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche in second position and with problems

After 10 hours

2016-06-19-0236After midnight in Le Mans the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) was running in second position at the Le Mans 24-Hours race.

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Jun 18

24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche leads in Le Mans in the early evening hours

The 24 Hours of Le Mans finally underway!

2016-06-18-Warm up-0049 After a very wet start and lots of close battles, four hours into the race the two Porsche 919 Hybrids are running in first (Bernhard/Hartley/Webber) and fourth (Dumas/Jani/Lieb) at the Le Mans 24 Hours. The leading Porsche is only 23 seconds ahead of the fastest Toyota.

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Jun 16

24 Hours of Le Mans: Pierre Ragues to start 6th on GTE-AM grid for Tenth Le Mans

Rain affected both of the two-hour sessions today

2016-06-15_Wednesday-0124Pierre Ragues and the Larbre Competition team will begin the 84th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours from sixth in class after wet weather curtailed Thursday’s sessions at Circuit de la Sarthe.

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Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Larbre Competition fired up for 2016

For its second Le Mans 24 Hours bow, the #50 Corvette C7.R successfully went through the ACO’s mandatory technical scrutineering

Le Mans 24 Hours - Larbre Competition fired up for 2016 Following weeks of intense preparations, Larbre Competition is fired up to take part in the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (June 18/19) with the LMGTE Am-entered #50 Corvette C7.R. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Le Mans 24 Hours: Pierre Ragues optimistic for landmark Tenth Le Mans race

Pierre is one of the most experienced racers in the 180-strong field for the 84th running of Le Mans

Le Mans 24 Hours - Pierre Ragues optimistic for landmark Tenth Le Mans race French endurance ace Pierre Ragues will be celebrating an impressive career landmark at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, as he marks his tenth participation in the legendary event. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

24 Hours of Le Mans: Strong test day for Pierre Ragues as Larbre tops GTE-AM times

60 teams across all four classes of racing took to the 13.6km Circuit de la Sarthe today for eight hours of testing

2016-06-05-0016 Pierre Ragues has begun preparations for his tenth Le Mans 24 Hours in the best way possible, with the Larbre Competition team topping the GTE-Am timesheets in testing today.

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May 31

Pierre Ragues prepares for Tenth Le Mans 24 Hours at official test

This year’s Le Mans 24 Hours will see Pierre take part in the GTE-Am category with Larbre Competition

WEC Pierre Ragues set for GT race debut in 6 Hours Of Silverstone Pierre Ragues will begin preparations for an astonishing tenth participation in the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans at this weekend’s official test day. Read the rest of this entry »

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