Tag Archive: Vincent Capillaire

Oct 06

WEC 6 Hours of Fuji presentation

Sixth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship 2015

On 11 October, the 6 Hours of Fuji, sixth round of the World Endurance Championship, is set to be the scene of some fierce competition, especially for the top spots in the LM P1 driver’s competition and the GT manufacturer’s cup. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Alpine hunting for American glory

Saturday’s race will mark the French make’s competitive comeback to the USA

2015-28-03-63More than 50 years after Alpine’s first competitive appearance in the United States (Mauro Bianchi/José Rosinski, Alpine M63, 1964 12 Hours of Sebring), the brand returns to the United States of America as part of its FIA WEC programme with the Alpine A450b. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

6 Hours of the Nurburgring: Porsche beat Audi to win at Home in Germany (updated)

Manthey complete perfect day for Porsche

2015-08-30 - SundayPorsche Team took a memorable 1-2 finish on home soil at the Nurburgring today as the No.17 Porsche 919 Hybrid car claimed a maiden win for Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley. It was the second consecutive WEC win for Porsche after its Le Mans triumph in June.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche seals historic victory at Le Mans, taking convincing 1-2

Nico Hülkenberg became the first driver to win the race overall at his first attempt since Laurent Aiello in 1998

2015-06-14-The Race-0174Porsche sealed an historic victory today in the 83rd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the German marque finishing a convincing first and second in front of 263,500 spectators to break Audi’s stranglehold on the jewel in the crown of sportscar racing.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche, KCMG, Corvette and Aston Martin leading the way

Porsche, Audi and Toyota have continued to run strongly through the night into the second turn of the clock

2015-06-14-Wednesday-194As the 83rd Le Mans 24 Hours rolls towards its final quarter – the 6 hours being the distance of a regular round of the World Endurance Championship – there have been incidents throughout all four classes which have had an effect on the overall classification.

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Jun 11

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche sweeps front of Le Mans grid

Thursday updates

2015-06-14Although the weather forecast called for scattered thunderstorms, the race track remained dry throughout both Qualifying Practice sessions tonight at Le Mans.

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Apr 29

‘Door-to-Door’ racing guaranteed at Spa

It was the battle for track position that had the racing world buzzing after the first round of the WEC at Silverstone.

2015-04-12-Saturday-064 Even seasoned commentators struggled to catch their breath as Neel Jani and Marcel Fässler swapped position lap after lap in an epic struggle for the lead of the race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 09

Alpine’s big challenge

6 Hours of Silverstone

2015-28-03-68 Sunday’s 6 Hours of Silverstone (April 12) will see Alpine kick off its maiden world class endurance racing campaign. The Alpine A450b will be in the hands of an all-French driver line-up featuring Nelson Panciatici, Paul-Loup Chatin and Vincent Capillaire.

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Feb 05

A world class endurance racing programme for Alpine!

Drivers Nelson Panciatici and Paul-Loup Chatin will be joined by Vincent Capillaire

Alpine’s return to motor racing was announced at the start of the 2013 and has since harvested a long list of top results, including ELMS titles in 2013 and 2014, as well as LM P2 podium honours at Le Mans in 2014.

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