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Nicolas Lapierre

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COOL RACING READY TO CHALLENGE IN DEBUT 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

COOL Racing heads to Circuit de la Sarthe for its first 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend, as well as the penultimate round of a successful maiden World Endurance Championship campaign for the Swiss team, which has included a debut win at the 4 Hours of Silverstone and a second-place finish at the 6 … Continue reading

SOME GREAT PERFORMANCES IN A COMPLICATED BAHRAIN WEEKEND FOR COOL RACING

For that last 2019 meeting, Cool Racing would have preferred to end up with a top three/four result, nevertheless, the 8 hours of Bahrain being the longest race of the WEC season so far, was also the longest race of the new Swiss team in world endurance racing. The main objective was therefore to gather … Continue reading

ROLEX 24 DEALS DOUBLE RETIREMENT FOR ESM

In the early hours of Sunday morning, after over twelve hours of racing, Tequila Patrón ESM officially retired both Nissan Onroak DPi cars from the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Both cars showed impressive speeds and proved to be competitive in the tight prototype class in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. In the end, the cars were … Continue reading

ESM CONFIRMS ENDURANCE LINEUP FOR 2018

Riding on the momentum a dominating Petit Le Mans victory at the conclusion of the 2017 race season, Tequila Patrón ESM has promptly secured Nicolas Lapierre and Olivier Pla as their additional drivers in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup (NAEC), the four-endurance championship within the full season IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. “Tequila Patrón … Continue reading

ALPINE DENIED VICTORY BY THE FOG

The teams began their Japanese weekend in typical conditions for this time of year, with rainy weather during free practice. Tasked with qualifying the no.36 Alpine A470 on a wet track, Nicolas Lapierre and André Negrão set the fourth best combined time. It was still raining on Sunday at the start of the 6 Hours … Continue reading

ALPINE DOMINATION GOES UNREWARDED AT SILVERSTONE

Contested on a dry track, the three free practice sessions enabled the team to fine-tune the set-up of the Alpine A470. In qualifying, Signatech Alpine Matmut waited before showing its hand. The last car to take to the track, the no.36 was driven in turns by Matt Rao and then Nicolas Lapierre. Based on the … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING COMPLETES DRIVER LINE-UP

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing can confirm its full driver line-up for the 2017 season, with Yuji Kunimoto and Nicolas Lapierre joining the team for races at Spa-Francorchamps and Le Mans. Yuji and Nicolas will line-up in the #9 TS050 HYBRID alongside lead driver Stéphane Sarrazin in the second and third races of the 2017 FIA World … Continue reading

ALPINE PRESENTS THE A470 AND ITS CREWS FOR THE FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Three weeks after the new Alpine A110 Première Édition was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, Alpine present its motorsport programme for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The Brand’s stunning new showroom in Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris, was chosen as the venue to unveil the Alpine A470, alongside last year’s World Championship-winning A460 and … Continue reading

ALPINE AND NICOLAS LAPIERRE SET TO CONTINUE WINNING PARTNERSHIP IN 2017

When he joined the Signatech-Alpine team at the start of the 2016 season, Nicolas Lapierre came armed with substantial experience in endurance racing. Capable of contributing significantly in terms of development, a stunning competitor and an inspired driver on the track, Nicolas has all the qualities needed to win. Driven by a strong sense of … Continue reading

NEW LM P2 ORECA 07 UNVEILED

The family of Le Mans Prototypes designed by ORECA is growing. Indeed, this week was time for a first shakedown of the new ORECA 07 at the Paul Ricard Circuit. The car’s development programme ended this Thursday. Entrusted to Nicolas Lapierre, the car completed its first tests without encountering a single issue. In compliance with … Continue reading

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