Tag Archive: pierreragues.com

Jul 16

WEC: Porsche take 1-2 after close race-long fight at Nürburgring

Porsche scores a one-two on its home turf at the 6 Hours of Nürburgring

2017-07-16-0037Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber took their second win of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship season in the No.2 Porsche after a thrilling battle with the sister No.1 919 Hybrid at Nurburgring this afternoon.

Flagworld photo album Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jul 10

Pierre Ragues aims for podium in Nürburgring 6 hours

Pierre and Signatech Alpine Matmut making up one of 11 LMP2 entries

2017-06-03-0015French racer Pierre Ragues will contest his third endurance event of the 2017 season as the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) moves onto Germany for round four. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jun 18

Le Mans 24 Hours: Porsche leads after disaster for Toyota

12 Hour report

2017-06-18-The RaceAt the mid-way point in the 85th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 3rd round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship, the No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid is leading after a disastrous night for Toyota Gazoo Racing.

Flagworld photo album

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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 »

Share

Mar 28

WEC: Pierre Ragues lands Signatech Alpine Matmut LMP2 seat for 2017 campaign

French racer Pierre Ragues has today been named as part of the Signatech Alpine Matmut LMP2 squad

Pierre Ragues lands Signatech Alpine Matmut LMP2 seat for 2017 campaignFor Ragues, the announcement represents a return to the team with whom he won the European Le Mans Series in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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).

Flagworld photo album

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

Oct 10

WEC: 6 Hours of Fuji beckons for Conway this weekend

Pierre Ragues aims to replicate podium success in 6h Fuji

6 Hours of Fuji beckons for Conway this weekend Mike Conway makes his way to Japan this weekend for the seventh round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Fuji. Conway and his teammates, Stéphane Sarrazin and Kamui Kobayashi, approach the Toyota Gazoo Racing team’s home race in positive mood following a podium finish and close fight for victory in the last race at the Circuit of the Americas. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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).

Flagworld photo album

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jul 15

WEC: Ragues ready to race at The Ring as series heads to Germany

Just a month after the conclusion of a thrilling Le Mans 24 Hours

2016-06-15_Wednesday-0124 The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) returns to action next weekend for the fourth round of the season at the historic Nürburgring in the Eifel region of Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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.

Flagworld photo album Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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.

Flagworld photo album

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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.

Flagworld photo album

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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.

Flagworld photo album

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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.

Flagworld photo album

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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 »

Share

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.

Flagworld photo album

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Older posts «