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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.

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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 »

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Jun 18

Le Mans 24 Hours: A 19th victory for Porsche at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (updated)

2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-15-0176After a race full of surprises and upsets, the #2 Porsche 919 Hybrid driven by Bernhard, Bamber and Hartley clinches its 19th victory at the Circuit des 24 Heures. A historic win! The second and third places go to two LMP2s Orecas fielded by Jackie Chan DC Racing (#38) and Vaillante Rebellion (#13).

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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.

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Jun 04

Toyota 1-2-3 after Le Mans test day (+video)

Le Mans 24 Hours Test Day

2017-06-03-0055Toyota Gazoo Racing will go into race week for the 24 Hours of Le Mans with plenty of confidence after filling the first three places on the time sheets at the only official test day.

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May 31

The Alpine A470s switch to 24 Hours of Le Mans mode

24 Hours of Le Mans Test Day

2017-05-06-0134Scheduled two weeks before the main event (17-18 June), the 24 Hours of Le Mans Test Day will provide competitors with the chance to get their bearings on the Le Mans track. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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.

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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 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 »

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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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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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Nov 16

World champion Ogier ends WRC season on a high

Podium success for Mikko Hirvonen, M Sport World Rally Team and Sparco in GB

WRC - Sébastien OgierSébastien Ogier ended the 2014 WRC season on a winning note after claiming his eighth victory of the year at Wales Rally GB on Sunday.

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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 »

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