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THE FUTURE OF MOTORSPORT: E RACING

The question is… How long a lifespan does the internal combustion engine have, not only in road cars but in racing too? We are seeing more manufacturers, like Mercedes and Porsche committing to Formula E. Mercedes will pull out of the DTM Series and Porsche the World Endurance Championship with their LMP1 cars to concentrate … Continue reading

ELMS, EUROPEAN GLORY FOR ALPINE

Alpine’s renaissance was marked by the brand’s return to motor racing and its maiden season was rewarded with the 2013 European Le Mans Series title. Signatech-Alpine’s programme for the season was confirmed on March 8 and featured two primary objectives: June’s Le Mans 24 Hours and the European Le Mans Series. In the six months … Continue reading

ELMS, ONE MORE STEP FOR THE SIGNATECH ALPINE TO CLIMB

Following a summer break of almost two months, the Alpine A450 will return to the racetrack at the Hungaroring, Hungary, for round four of the 2013 European Le Mans Series. Runner-up in the preceding two races, the Signatech Alpine outfit has victory in its sights in Hungary. Currently sitting third in the Drivers’ standings, Nelson … Continue reading

LE MANS, MISSION ACCOMPLISHED FOR THE ALPINE A450

Alpine has successfully achieved its first objective for its racing return. Launched on March 8, this participation in the LMP2 class of the 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours has allowed the brand to truly appreciate the unwavering support of its fans. On the track, Tristan Gommendy, Nelson Panciatici and Pierre Ragues made it to the … Continue reading

35 YEARS ON… ALPINE’S RETURN TO LE MANS

Since June 11, 1978 – the date that Jean-Pierre Jaussaud and Didier Pironi drove their Renault Alpine A442B to glory – Alpine has never been back to the Le Mans 24 Hours…until now.  Launched last year by Renault Chief Operating Officer Carlos Tavares, the first phase of Alpine’s revival will take the form of a … Continue reading

TWO A450 ALPINES TO TAKE PART IN LE MANS TEST DAY

Le Mans, March 8, 2013 – In the presence of Renault’s Chief Operating Officer Carlos Tavares and the Automobile Club de l’Ouest’s President Pierre Fillon, Alpine announced its return to motor racing at the famous French circuit. Three months and one day later, and 35 years after the brand’s Le Mans victory in 1978, two … Continue reading

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