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ALPINE ENDURANCE TEAM GOES LMP1 IN 2021

Back in competition to support the development and launch of the Alpine A110, Alpine has lived up to its rich heritage in excelling everywhere it has competed since its return to endurance. The alliance established between Alpine and the Signatech team paid dividends with the Drivers and Teams titles in its maiden season in the … Continue reading

SIGNATECH ALPINE MATMUT RARING TO GO FOR THE FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

The list of entries for the 2018-2019 Super Season of the FIA World Endurance Championship and the 2018 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans was unveiled at a highly anticipated press conference held by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest. This event was organised as part of the “Rétromobile” vintage car show, at which … Continue reading

MENEZES GOES DOWN FIGHTING AS HE PROVES PACE IN BAHRAIN WEC FINALE

Gustavo Menezes produced a champion’s performance in the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season finale in Bahrain last weekend, and whilst he was not able to overcome the inconceivable odds to clinch back-to-back titles in sportscar racing’s premier global series, the talented young American certainly did not surrender his hard-earned crown without a fight. … Continue reading

SIGNATECH ALPINE SIGNS OF IN STYLE IN THE 6 HOURS OF BAHRAIN

Still in contention for the world title, Signatech Alpine Matmut arrived in Bahrain solely focused on winning the race. Fourth in the free practice sessions held on Thursday, the team upped their pace the next day in qualifying. André Negrão and Gustavo Menezes produced a superb performance to set an average time of 1:47.227 and … Continue reading

MENEZES TAKES TITLE DEFENCE DOWN TO THE WIRE WITH STRATEGIC SECOND IN SHANGHAI

Gustavo Menezes ensured that the fight for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) LMP2 class crown will go down to the wire in the Bahrain season finale later this month, after racing to a fifth consecutive podium finish last weekend in Shanghai (4-6 November). Defending LMP2 World Champion Menezes headed to the technically challenging … Continue reading

SECOND PLACE FOR SIGNATECH ALPINE IN SHANGHAI AND REMAIN IN CONTENTION FOR THE WORLD TITLE

The cars lined up on the starting grid in grey, overcast conditions at the Shanghai International Circuit. The no.36 Alpine A470 began in fifth place in the LMP2 class following a frustrating time in qualifying, during which André Negrão had been held up on his fastest lap. The opening corners of the race were eventful, … Continue reading

MENEZES CLOSES IN ON CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD AS ALPINE WEATHERS THE STORM IN JAPAN

Gustavo Menezes continued to home in on the top of the points table in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Fuji last weekend (13-15 October), despite not even turning a wheel in a ‘crazy’ race punctuated by no fewer than six safety car periods, one Full Course Yellow and two red flag stoppages. Fresh … 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

MENEZES REIGNITES TITLE DEFENCE WITH DOMINANT VICTORY ON HOME TURF

Gustavo Menezes fired himself firmly back into title contention in the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Austin last weekend, with a commanding and hugely popular victory on home soil as Signatech Alpine Matmut celebrated an overdue return to winning ways. Having endured a difficult start to the defence of his hard-fought FIA WEC … Continue reading

FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON: ALPINE HAD “AUSTIN POWER”

Building on the performance displayed in Mexico, André Negrão and Nicolas Lapierre claimed a second consecutive pole position in the no.36 Alpine A470. Men and machines were already being sorely tested, as air temperatures peaked at around 35°C. It was still very hot in Austin when the race started on Saturday lunchtime. Behind the four … Continue reading

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