Tag Archive: Stéphane Richelmi

Feb 02

WEC: Alpine aims to successfully defend its World titles!

 Alpine will be defending its titles with two new A470 prototypes

2016-11-17-Friday-0035 The list of entries for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship and this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans was revealed today by the organisers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 10

WEC: Nicolas Lapierre remains with Signatech Alpine

Nicolas Lapierre will return for a sixth FIA World Endurance Championship season and will defend his LMP2 title with the Signatech Alpine team

2016-07-24-Sunday-0022 The Frenchman, who won the championship crown with Gustavo Menezes and Stéphane Richelmi in 2016, has been retained but his team mates have yet to be announced.  With Californian Menezes being upgraded to gold status for 2017 the same trio will not be able to race together again LMP2 rules require that each car must have at least one silver or bronze-ranked driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

WEC: Alpine sets its sights on the LMP2 title

China hosts the penultimate round of the FIA WEC this weekend, with the 6 Hours of Shanghai

2016-07-22-Friday-0083 Clear leaders in the LMP2 category, Nicolas Lapierre, Stéphane Richelmi and Gustavo Menezes have a chance to secure the world title for Signatech-Alpine before the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

WEC: Alpine seeks further success in the land of rising sun

6 Hours of Fuji

2016-07-24-Sunday-0117 The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) kicks off its Asian tour with the 6 Hours of Fuji in Japan. Having already won four races this season, Nicolas Lapierre, Stéphane Richelmi and Gustavo Menezes will as always be aiming to top the podium and move a step closer to the LMP2 title. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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