Tag Archive: Pierre Ragues

May 07

WEC: Porsche takes second place and leads both World Championship standings

The second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship was a tough test for the Porsche Team

2016-05-07-Saturday-0069Despite a problem with the hybrid system, the trio of Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb finished second with their Porsche 919 Hybrid in Spa-Francorchamps and extended their lead in the drivers’ championship.

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May 02

WEC: This is Spa!

For the second race of the season, the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) comes to rest in the middle of the Belgian Ardennes region

2015-05-02 The 7km track includes, among others, such emotive sequences and corners as La Source, the hairpin, the famous climb up from Eau Rouge to Raidillon, Blanchimont, Les Combes or Pouhon. Set in the Ardennes forests, the Spa-Francorchamps circuit constantly keeps the drivers on the edge of their seats as it demands as much of them as of their cars.   Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

WEC: Pierre Ragues scores fantastic podium on GT debut in Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

2016-04-17-0038 French endurance racer Pierre Ragues has finished on the podium in his first ever GT race in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), completing the 6 Hours of Silverstone in third place in the competitive GTE-Am class.

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Apr 11

WEC: Pierre Ragues set for GT race debut in 6 Hours Of Silverstone

WEC championship is one of the most hotly contested in motor racing

WEC Pierre Ragues set for GT race debut in 6 Hours Of Silverstone Pierre Ragues will aim to get his 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship off to a flying start in this weekend’s opening round, the 6 Hours of Silverstone, in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

WEC: Presentation of the 6 Hours of Shanghai

Who will be this year’s champion?

2015-04-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Shanghai 0040 The tussle to take home the various trophies up for grabs in the World Endurance Championship continues with the 6 Hours of Shanghai, the penultimate round, on 1 November. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

WEC: A near shutout for Porsche at the Circuit of the Americas

Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber were on fire!

2015-09-19-5691Porsche was almost flawless at the 6 Hours of the Circuit of the Americas, fifth round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with an overall win and a one-two in the LM GTE Pro class.

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Sep 13

Team Sard Morand announces drivers lineups for Austin and Fuji

2015 FIA World Endurance Championship – Rounds 5 & 6

2015-08-29-Saturday-0014After a podium and a fourth position in the LMP2 class at Spa and the Nurburgring, TEAM SARD MORAND and the #43 Morgan EVO SARD hope for the best in the two forthcoming rounds of the 2015 World Endurance Championship at Austin (TX, USA) and Fuji (Japan). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

6 Hours of the Nurburgring: Porsche beat Audi to win at Home in Germany (updated)

Manthey complete perfect day for Porsche

2015-08-30 - SundayPorsche Team took a memorable 1-2 finish on home soil at the Nurburgring today as the No.17 Porsche 919 Hybrid car claimed a maiden win for Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley. It was the second consecutive WEC win for Porsche after its Le Mans triumph in June.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche seals historic victory at Le Mans, taking convincing 1-2

Nico Hülkenberg became the first driver to win the race overall at his first attempt since Laurent Aiello in 1998

2015-06-14-The Race-0174Porsche sealed an historic victory today in the 83rd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the German marque finishing a convincing first and second in front of 263,500 spectators to break Audi’s stranglehold on the jewel in the crown of sportscar racing.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche, KCMG, Corvette and Aston Martin leading the way

Porsche, Audi and Toyota have continued to run strongly through the night into the second turn of the clock

2015-06-14-Wednesday-194As the 83rd Le Mans 24 Hours rolls towards its final quarter – the 6 hours being the distance of a regular round of the World Endurance Championship – there have been incidents throughout all four classes which have had an effect on the overall classification.

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Jun 11

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche sweeps front of Le Mans grid

Thursday updates

2015-06-14Although the weather forecast called for scattered thunderstorms, the race track remained dry throughout both Qualifying Practice sessions tonight at Le Mans.

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May 31

Porsche ahead in first session at Le Mans Test

The session was interrupted by two red flags

The early weather forecast for the La Sarthe region proved to be incorrect as rain fell on Le Mans midway through the first four-hour test session of the day. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

KCMG primed for ORECA 05’s debut at Le Mans Test Day

Pierre Ragues begins Ninth Le Mans 24h preparations t Official Test Day

24 Heures du Mans - Le Mans 24 Hours logo KC Motorgroup Ltd’s (KCMG) new ORECA 05 coupe will sample its first taste of La Sarthe’s iconic 13.629km circuit when the Hong Kong-based team heads to France for the 24 Hours of Le Mans official Test Day, which will be held this Sunday (31 May). French race ace Pierre Ragues will get preparations for his ninth 24 Hours of Le Mans underway at the official test day for this year’s event, which takes place at Circuit de la Sarthe this Sunday, 31st May.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Team Sard Morand withdraws from Silverstone

“Announcing this withdrawal is very painful”
2015-28-03-102 We are sorry to announce that Team Sard Morand has to withdraw its two Morgan Evo SARD from the first round of the FIA World Endurance Championship held this weekend at Silverstone (Great Britain).

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Apr 07

Pierre Ragues excited to get down to business as Silverstone hosts 2015 WEC season opener

The 6 Hours of Silverstone will mark Pierre’s first race with Team Sard Morand

WEC - Pierre Ragues French racer Pierre Ragues will get his 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship campaign underway this weekend as Silverstone hosts the opening round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Pierre Ragues enjoys competitive Prologue with Team Sard Morand

Pierre joined his new Team Sard Morand team-mates Oliver Webb and Tristan Vautier

2015-28-03-102Pierre Ragues has completed his first official World Endurance Championship test session of 2015 today as Circuit Paul Ricard hosted the traditional Prologue.

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Feb 21

Pierre Ragues secures excellent podium and Class Win in First Rally of 2015

This podium and class win is a fantastic result for me, personally.

Pierre Ragues has claimed a fantastic podium and victory in the R5 class in this weekend’s Rallye de la Côte Fleurie, finishing in second place overall in his first rally of the year in the Citroën DS3 R5. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Team Sard-Morand FIA WEC 2015 Targeting victories and podiums

A tough battle is expected throughout the eight rounds of the 2015 FIA WEC
Team Sard-Morand logo Benoit Morand came to Paris a few days ago for the press conference of the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans with SARD General Manager Hideki Noda and the French driver Pierre Ragues. On that occasion he reiterated the team’s ambitions for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Pierre Ragues confirms regular rally programme for 2015

Ragues will take part in at least four rally events with the Racing Service team

Pierre Ragues French racer Pierre Ragues has today announced a detailed rally programme for 2015 in addition to his recently announced FIA World Endurance Championship activities. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Sard Racing Team and Team Morand join forces to create Team Sard-Morand

Pierre Ragues confirmed for full FIA WEC avec season with Team Sard-Morand

Team Sard-Morand A combination with world-class ambitions for the FIA World Endurance Championship. French racer Pierre Ragues has today announced he will take part in the full 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with the newly formed Team Sard-Morand.  Read the rest of this entry »

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