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Nicolas Lapierre

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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

ALPINE COMPLETES VICTORY HAT-TRICK

Following back-to-back triumphs in the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps and Le Mans 24 Hours, Nicolas Lapierre, Stéphane Richelmi and Gustavo Menezes have tallied their third consecutive FIA World Endurance Championship LMP2 class victory at the Nürburgring. Midway through the 2016 campaign, this latest success has further increased the N°36 Signatech-Alpine crew’s advantage at the top … Continue reading

KCMG CONFIRMS NICOLAS LAPIERRE FOR 6 HOURS OF SPA AND LE MANS

KC Motorgroup Ltd (KCMG) has reached an agreement with Nicolas Lapierre to drive its ORECA 05 LMP2 in three of FIA World Endurance Championship’s (WEC) events this season. The French driver will join KCMG at The Prologue in Le Castellet and will be back with the team for the 6 Hours of Spa Francorchamps and … Continue reading

NICOLAS LAPIERRE TO MISS TOYOTA RACING HOMECOMING

Due to personal reasons, a mutual decision has been reached for him to take a break from participating in the #8 TS040 HYBRID he shares with Anthony Davidson and Sébastien Buemi. Yoshiaki Kinoshita, Team President: “Nicolas is taking a break due to his personal circumstances and the team will support him during this period. This … Continue reading

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