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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 »

Oct 19

4 Hours of Estoril: Dramatic end to 2014 ELMS Season in Portugal

Fifth place for no36 Signatech Alpine secures the 2014 European Le Mans Series driver and team titles

 

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The final round of the 2014 European Le Mans Series, the 4 Hours of Estoril, has been won by the No.24 ORECA 03R of Sébastien Loeb Racing, Vincent Capillaire and endurance debutant Jimmy Eriksson giving the team its first win in the Championship and the series its fifth different winner from five races. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

European Le Mans Series: 4 Hours of Paul Ricard

Pierre Ragues and the NewBlood by Morand Racing team have taken a dominant victory

European Le Mans Series logo The result of France’s round of the 2014 European Le Mans Series at Circuit Paul Ricard strengthens Signatech-Alpine’s provisional lead at the top of the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Audi claims its 13th victory after a nail-biting race! (updated)

The 82nd edition kept all its promises 

2014-06-15-1791For Audi and the trio Marcel Fässler-André Lotterer-Benoît Tréluyer, victory didn’t come into view until late Sunday morning, against Toyota and Porsche.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Update after 12 hours

Plus Le Mans 2014 – Standings after 11 hours of racing

2014-06-12-2238The 82nd edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans has reached its midway point. The lead positions have stabilized, but there remain…12 race hours.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Update after 8 hours

Plus Le Mans 2014 – Standings after seven hours of racing 

2014-06-14 SamediNight has now taken over the 24 Hours circuit! Everything remains “status quo”.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Update after 4 hours

Plus Le Mans 2014- Standings after three hours of racing

2014-06-12-1463After the safety zones upset the first few hours, the course resumed on a dry track.

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Jun 12

Le Mans 24 Hours: Qualifying news (updated)

Pierre Ragues qualifies for eighth Le Mans 24 Hours after hectic qualifying sessions at Circuit de la Sarthe 

2014-06-11-1423French endurance racer Pierre Ragues has today qualified for an impressive eighth 24 Hours of Le Mans after setting the required night-time laps with the Larbre Competition team in this evening’s qualifying session.

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Jun 11

Le Mans 24 Hours: Pierre Ragues and Larbre Competition make most of interrupted opening day of action at Le Mans

Pierre Ragues got his first practice laps under his belt at Circuit de la Sarthe on Wednesday 

2014-06-10-1088French endurance ace Pierre Ragues has made the most of an interrupted day of action at the 13.629km Circuit de la Sarthe on Wednesday, as Larbre Competition began their track preparations for the race.

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