Tag Archive: Stéphane Richelmi

Jul 23

WEC: Nicolas Lapierre (Alpine): “Winning twice in a row is just extraordinary”

Nicolas Lapierre is a very happy man

2016-07-22-Friday-0083 The French driver has just won the LM P2 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the second year running, at the wheel of the #36 Alpine A460 he shares with Gustavo Menezes and Stéphane Richelmi.

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Jul 20

WEC: Alpine sets sights on FIA WEC LMP2 title after Le Mans triumph

After finishing at the very top of the LMP2 class with the N°36 Alpine A460 at June’s Le Mans 24 Hours

2016-06-15_Wednesday-0042 A month after the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours, the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) resumes with the 6 Hours of Nürburgring on July 22-24. Read the rest of this entry »

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 05

24 Hours of Le Mans: Alpine and its drivers ready for the 2016 edition

Le Mans 24 Hours competitors took to the track today for the traditional pre-race test

2016-06-05-0007 Although the sky remained grey throughout, the traditional Le Mans 24 Hours Test Day took place on a completely dry track and in mild temperatures.

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May 03

WEC: Alpine eyeing Spa podium honours

Round 2 of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) takes teams to Belgium for the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (May 5-7)

2016-04-16-0057After points-scoring finishes for both Alpine A460s at the championship’s opening round at Silverstone, Great Britain, Signatech-Alpine has its sights set on a podium finish this weekend.  The Belgian race will serve as an important dress rehearsal ahead of the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours (June 18-19). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

WEC: Alpine finish promising weekend just shy of Silverstone podium

The consistency of David Cheng/Nelson Panciatici/Ho-Pin Tung bagged seventh place at the flag

2016-04-17-0050The N°36 Signatech-Alpine of Nicolas Lapierre/Gustavo Menezes/Stéphane Richelmi came close to securing an LMP2 podium at the 2016 6 Hours of Silverstone.

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Apr 13

WEC: Alpine ready for action at Silverstone

The 6 Hours of Silverstone (April 15-17) is the opening round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

2016-03-25-0001 Signatech-Alpine posted the fastest LMP2 lap at the official pre-season Prologue test in March at Le Castellet, France, to confirm its ambitions for the 2016 championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

WEC: Alpine shares resources to form two front-running crews

Signatech-Alpine has finalised its driver line-up for the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC)

Alpine shares resources to form two front-running crews Following the recent confirmation of the entry of two A460s for the 2016 FIA WEC, Alpine is pleased to be able to announce the complete driver line-ups.

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Jun 06

Vanthoor and Frijns dominate Qualifying Race in Zolder

In Blancpain Sprint Series – Round 3 – Zolder

DPP_15-05-09_0018 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT-pairing Laurens Vanthoor and Robin Frijns took an emphatic win in the Qualifying Race for the Zolder round of the 2015 Blancpain Sprint Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Ortelli and Richelmi win qualifying race

Blancpain Sprint Series – Round 1 – Nogaro Coupes de Pâques

Stéphane Ortelli and Stéphane Richelmi took the win in the Qualifying Race of the opening event of the 2015 Blancpain Sprint Series in Nogaro. The #3 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi led almost all the race, even though Maxime Martin and Dirk Müller in the #77 BMW Sports Trophy Team Brasil BMW were never far away and kept the Monegasque drivers under pressure.

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Nov 23

Coletti soars to GP2 victory in season closer

Vandoorne claims vice champion position
GP2 - Stefano Coletti (Racing Engineering Stefano Coletti stormed off the front row to lead from lights to flag for a dominant win in the final race of the 2014 season, easily holding off newly signed Sauber driver Felipe Nasr and top rookie Arthur Pic, while behind them McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne did enough to deny Nasr the vice champion position.

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Nov 22

Vandoorne dominates in Yas Marina

Belgian pushes up to P2 in GP2 Series with win
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix) McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne continued his weekend-long display of speed and guile with a crushing win in this evening’s feature race at Yas Marina, picking the right strategy and executing it to perfection for victory by 12 seconds over GP2 Series champion Jolyon Palmer and Mitch Evans.

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Nov 21

Vandoorne flies to fourth consecutive GP2 pole

Belgian closes gap to Nasr to 4 points
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix) McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne continued his astonishing run of pole positions by claiming the top spot under lights this evening at the Yas Marina, snuffing out his rivals’ best efforts with a stunning lap late in qualifying to take the points ahead of GP2 Series champion Jolyon Palmer and DAMS teammate Stéphane Richelmi.

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Nov 21

Vandoorne on top in GP2 free practice

Belgian leads the way in Abu Dhabi
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix) McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne’s push for second in the Series got underway with a strong performance in the heat of the free practice session this morning in Abu Dhabi, setting the pace ahead of his rivals and narrowly leading home Stéphane Richelmi and Arthur Pic.

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Nov 20

GP2 Series round 11 preview

GP2 Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, UAE preview

GP2 - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi Don’t think that because this season has found its Champion in the name of Jolyon Palmer, it means that the games are over: there are still some very important things at stake starting with the battle between Felipe Nasr and Stoffel Vandoorne for second place in the Drivers’ standings.

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Oct 12

Marco Sorensen sprints to maiden GP2 win

Danish driver takes light-to-flag victory at Sochi Autodrom
GP2 - Marco Sorensen (MP Motorsport) Lotus F1 protégé Marco Sorensen has claimed his and MP Motorsport’s first GP2 win in today’s sprint race at Sochi from pole position. The Dane remained in control throughout an eventful race to cross the finish line 0.6s ahead of McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne. Williams F1 third driver Felipe Nasr charged to third place.

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Oct 11

Jolyon Palmer crowned 2014 GP2 Champion

DAMS ace wins first ever GP2 race in Russia to take the Series crown
GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (DAMS) He did it! Following a stellar 2014 season, Jolyon Palmer has been crowned the tenth GP2 Series Champion after he won today’s dramatic feature race at Sochi Autodrom sustaining pressure from Mitch Evans in the final stages. Raffaele Marciello completed the podium.

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Oct 10

Vandoorne denies Pic of Sochi GP2 pole

Identical laptimes for both drivers, but Belgian ace claims top spot
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix)McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne has claimed his third pole position in a row in today’s exciting qualifying session at Sochi Autodrom. With an identical laptime of 1:45.002, Arthur Pic takes P2 ahead of Vandoorne’s teammate Takuya Izawa.

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Oct 10

Palmer leads the way at Sochi

Series leader quickest in free practice
GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (DAMS) GP2 Series leader Jolyon Palmer had the perfect start to his weekend setting the best laptime of the free practice session at the Sochi Autodrom in a 1:46.083 – half a second quicker than closest rival Arthur Pic. André Negrao finished third. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 09

GP2 Series round 10 preview

GP2 Series Sochi, Russia preview

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The penultimate round of the 2014 GP2 Series season will take place this weekend in uncharted territory at Sochi Autodrom in Russia. Read the rest of this entry »

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