Tag Archive: Team Peugeot Total

Jan 19

See you in 2016 – Cyril Despres

After 14 days, 13 stages and 9112 kilometres (4601 of which were run competitively)

Cyril Despres - Gilles Picard on SS8 © Frederic Le Floch Team Peugeot Total reached the finish of its first Dakar with two of its three PEUGEOT 2008 DKR entries. Stéphane Peterhansel and Jean-Paul Cottret finished 11th while Cyril Despres and Gilles Picard were 34th. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Peterhansel and Despres set their sights on Dakar finish

With 8719 kilometres down and just 393 to go

Cyril Despres on SS12 - photo © Marcelo Maragni Team Peugeot-Total is now concentrating on the very last stage of the world’s toughest rally, in Buenos Aires tomorrow. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Final push for Peugeot

Underway in Argentina

  Cyril Despres on SS10 © Marcelo Maragni The Dakar Rally is now back in Argentina en route to the finish at Buenos Aires, just three days away. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Team Peugeot-Total drivers reflect on highs and lows

The so-called ‘rest day’ is anything but a rest for the Team Peugeot Total mechanics

Team Peugeot-Total - Cyril Despres meeting They have to prepare and check the cars for the second half of the Dakar Rally, which begins Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Team Peugeot-Total crews overcome marathon stage

Before Rest Day

Cyril Despres on SS8 © Flavien Duhamel The second half of the marathon stage – a long stage complete with an overnight halt in Bolivia. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Stormy entry into Bolivia for Peterhansel

Dakar 2015: Stéphane Peterhansel on SS7

Stéphane Peterhansel on SS7 © Marcelo Maragni On day seven car competitors drove into Bolivia for the first time in Dakar history. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Peterhansel powers through to maintain place in top 10

After a moving farewell from Carlos Sainz

Stéphane Peterhansel on SS6 © Marcelo Maragni The terrain on the sixth day of the Dakar Rally was yet another serious test for Team Peugeot-Total as they competed in the dunes of the Atacama Desert. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

Peterhansel shows the potential of the PEUGEOT 2008 DKR

In the Dakar dunes

Stephane Peterhensel Dakar dunes The fourth day was one of mixed emotions for Team Peugeot-Total. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Sainz up to fourth for Team Peugeot-Total in Argentina

With only a tenth of the race gone – at the end of day three of 13

Carlo Sainz Dakar 2015 - photo Marcelo Maragni Red bull Content Pool The brand-new PEUGEOT 2008 DKR has continued to make progress on the Dakar Rally in the hands of the event’s most successful-ever driver line-up. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Davidson does it again in Petit LeMans qualifying (+result)

Second straight pole position for Peugeot’s British ace

Petit-LeMansAnthony Davidson  Peugeot mainSeeking a third straight victory at Road Atlanta, Team Peugeot Total is on pole position again for the 14th annual Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. Anthony Davidson set a blistering 1:07.428 (135.611 mph) lap in qualifying Friday in the diesel-powered Peugeot 908 coupe that he will drive in Saturday’s 1,000-mile/10-hour race with Sébastien Bourdais and Simon Pagenaud. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Peugeot seals ILMC title in China

In Intercontinental Le Mans Cup 1000km of Zhuhai

Team Peugeot Total produced a blend of panache and suspense to round off the 908 HDi FAP’s career with a resounding victory in Sunday’s 1000km of Zhuhai (southeast China). After monopolising the front row of the grid at the start, the two cars succeeded in dominating the early part of the race before coming under pressure themselves. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

24 Heures du Mans 2010 Race – After 18 hours

Leading Peugeot out – Peugeot No1 still in 3rd

At 7h02 flames start to shoot out of the rear right hand side of the leading car, the Peugeot 908 being driven, at that moment, by Frank Montagny. Car No 2’s race is over.  With the retirement of car No3, also in the lead at the moment it was forced to pull out, car No 1 remains the sole surviving Team Peugeot Total entry. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

Peugeot on pole for the fourth time in succession

”We couldn’t have done better” – Quesnel

For the fourth time in as many years a Peugeot 908 HDi FAP takes pole for tomorrow’s 78th 24 Heures du Mans, with the team’s three cars occupying the first three places just ahead of Team Oreca’s Peugeot in fourth. Changeable weather on the second day of qualifying prevented a new battle for the top spot but allowed Team Peugeot Total to concentrate on perfecting their set up in preparation for Saturday’s 15h00 start. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

A full-scale dress rehearsal for Peugeot Sport

Le Mans Series, 1,000km de Spa-Francorchamps on May 7 to 9

With just a month to go before the 2010 Le Mans 24 Hours, Team Peugeot Total is putting the finishing touches to its preparations which started the moment the flag came down on last year’s race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Peugeot takes 1-2 finish at Sebring 12 Hours (+result & photos)

Wurz/Gene/Davidson give French marque first Sebring victory

Alexander Wurz’s outlap after his final stop was quick enough for an overall victory for himself and Team Peugeot Total teammates Marc Gene and Anthony Davidson. Wurz drove his diesel-powered Peugeot 908 HDi FAP to a 13.817-second win at the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida, a first in the event for the famed French marque. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

12 Hours of Sebring: Qualifying off to a successful start for Peugeot

After spending the past week pounding round the demanding circuit at Sebring

Team Peugeot Total has succeeded in qualifying its two 908 HDi FAPs on the front row for this weekend’s 12-hour clash. Three qualifying laps each bagged front row starts for Marc Gené and Nicolas Minassian… Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

Peugeot dazzles in the dark at Road Atlanta

Team Peugeot Total’s Franck Montagny set the fastest lap of the week so far

During Thursday’s night practice session for the 12th annual Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA6. The fast Frenchman turned a lap of 1:07.912 (134.645 mph) in one of Peugeot’s factory 908 HDi diesel-powered coupes. Montagny, a two-time winner in the American Le Mans Series last season, will drive in the 1,000-mile/10-hour classic with countryman Stephane Sarrazin. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

The Brabham blogs

Savoring victory

Welcome to Edition Four of the Brabham Blogs. Read the rest of this entry »