Tag Archive: Pierre Ragues

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 »

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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