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THE LIGIER EUROPEAN SERIES REVEALS PROVISIONAL NEW CALENDAR

In view of the worldwide health crisis due to the Covid-19, the Ligier European Series had to reschedule its calendar. But on the programme, there are still five Heats and still the same circuits. The season should kick off on 17 and 18 July in France at Le Castellet at the date initially set for … Continue reading

WHO WILL BE THE 2019 PORSCHE JUNIOR?

Eleven young upcoming racing drivers dream of taking the next step in their motor racing careers – to be accepted into the Porsche Motorsport Junior Programme. In their bid for this, the talented youngsters took part in a three-day selection process in the southern French town of Le Castellet. In addition to setting consistently fast … Continue reading

TDS RACING SECOND AT THE 4 HOURS OF LE CASTELLET

French Team TDS Racing has entered the 2018/2019FIA WEC Super Season as well as three European Le Mans Series races in 2018. For this reason, the team was present at Le Castellet for the last ten days, first of all to meet all the WEC competitors during the Prologue and then for the ELMS season … Continue reading

RLR MSport SEEKS LMP3 PODIUMS IN ELMS AND LE MANS CUP AT PAUL RICARD

RLR MSport has its sights on the LMP3 podium in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) 4 Hours of Le Castellet and the supporting Michelin Le Mans Cup (13-15 April). The Lancashire-based team’s maiden LMP3 season in 2016 was mired by inconsistency, but that preceded a fruitful 2017 campaign, the highlight of which was perhaps … Continue reading

FIRST TEST FOR THE REBELLION R-13 AT THE FIA WEC PROLOGUE

The first meeting of the Super Season took place on April 6th and 7th at the Paul Ricard circuit for the World Endurance Championship Prologue. The six REBELLION Racing drivers tested the brand new Oreca REBELLION R-13 by the shining sun. One by one, both crews got acquainted with the car. Even if the announcement … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS PREPARE FOR SEASON OPENER WITH SEVEN LIGIER SPORTS CARS AT PAUL RICARD

United Autosports are preparing for the opening rounds of both the European Le Mans Series and Michelin Le Mans Cup this week (12-15 April). Ahead of the first round, the LMP2 and LMP3 teams will take part in the official Prologue, with the ELMS Prologue held on 9-10 April and the Michelin Le Mans Cup … Continue reading

FIA WEC PAUL RICARD TEST SEES DEBUT OF SECOND GINETTA LMP1

The 30-hour Prologue Test at Paul Ricard Circuit ahead of the start of the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship concluded with 259 laps completed by the pair of CEFC TRSM run Ginetta G60-LT-P1 LMP1 cars. A total of over 1,500 kilometres added to the test programme. Whilst car #6 had already successfully tested prior to … Continue reading

SIGNATECH ALPINE ALL SET TO GO IN THE FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

The Signatech Alpine Matmut team took part in the FIA WEC Prologue over the last two days, held at the Circuit Paul Ricard. Nicolas Lapierre, André Negrão and Pierre Thiriet took turns behind the wheel of the no.36 Alpine A470, setting the second fastest time in the LMP2 category. Since reliability is no longer an … Continue reading

BMW TEAM MTEK FOCUSES ON RACE SIMULATIONS AT THE FIA WEC PROLOGUE IN LE CASTELLET

BMW Team MTEK and the new BMW M8 GTE officially launched their 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) campaign at the “Circuit Paul Ricard” near Le Castellet (FRA). On Friday and Saturday, the number 81 and 82 cars covered a total of 5,075 kilometres. Seven BMW works drivers – Tom Blomqvist (GBR), Nick Catsburg (NED), … Continue reading

PRODUCTIVE PROLOGUE FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing made a productive start to the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season during a busy Prologue test at Paul Ricard in southern France. The team entered two TS050 HYBRIDs for the official test session, which ran from 10am on Friday to 4pm on Saturday and featured most of this season’s WEC … Continue reading

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