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– Four endurance racing prototypes will be on display at this year’s Rétromobile Show in Paris this week.
– Visitors to the Alpine stand will be able to admire not only the 1978 Le Mans-winning N°2 A442 B, but also the N°3 and N°4 A442s and the N°1 A443.

Groupe Renault is pleased to announce that Alpine will be present at the 2018 Rétromobile Show which will run at the French capital’s Paris Expo Porte de Versailles complex on February 7-11. Read More »

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Nelson PanciaticiAfter many international successes in Endurance and, not least, the unforgettable general ranking victory of the 1978 24 Hours of Le Mans; Alpine and their drivers, Nelson Panciatici and Pierre Ragues, snatched  victory in the 2013 European Le Mans Series (ELMS).

Now Nelson Panciatici puts his title back into play as official Alpine driver.  Just as he lit up the championship and was instrumental in the Alpine A450’s claw back at Le Mans 24 Hours last year, so he is back on the Signatech-Alpine Team, managed by Philippe Sinault, in the European Le Mans Series and Le Mans 24 Hours. His cohorts this year will be Frenchman Paul Loup Chatin and Englishman Oliver Webb. Read More »

Nelson Panciatici and his co-driver, Pierre Ragues, crossed the finishing line of the 3 Hours of Imola in second place. With this first podium, the Signatech-Alpine team and their drivers are now in second place in the provisional rankings of the European Le Mans Series Championship.????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Read More »

Nelson Panciatici photo Eric RegoubyThe competitors of the European Le Mans Series will race in the second challenge of the season in Italy, on the Autodromo Enzo & Dino Ferrari in Imola, where the Alpine A450 is among the favourites. With a best time in the official ELMS tests on the Castellet circuit, the Alpine A450 finished just short of a podium in the first race at Silverstone because dramatic weather forced the stewards to stop the race before the end for safety reasons. Nelson Panciatici and the entire Signatech-Alpine team, managed by Philippe Sinault, want to continue this forward momentum and, this weekend in Imola, create the performance to match their potential. Read More »

In its comeback to competition after 35 years away, the Alpine A450 managed by the Signatech-Alpine team and with Nelson Panciatici and Pierre Ragues behind the wheel, finished fourth in the first round of the European Le Mans Series. The race was unfortunately interrupted 40 minutes before the end after more than one hour behind the safety car because track conditions were considered too dangerous by the Race Directors. The Alpine A450 will nevertheless have held lead positions in the ranking after a very good start by Nelson Panciatici.  ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Read More »

Nelson Panciatici photo Christian Vignon35 years after its historic victory at Le Mans 24 Hours, Alpine is back in the competition for the first leg of the European Le Mans Series at Silverstone. The whole Signatech-Alpine team is ready to take on the challenge and bring the Alpine legend back to life for thousands of fans looking for a great start! Since the announcement of Alpine’s comeback, the world media has underlined the enthusiasm this news has provoked, even the young generation have taken to Twitter with ‘Alpine is back’ and they want everyone to know it! Read More »

Alpine announced today that they are car number 36 in the Le Mans 24 Hours, with Nelson Panciatici, Pierre Ragues and the third driver, freshly appointed, Tristan Gommendy behind the wheel.

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Alpine is probably the only French automotive brand to have been crowned in all three of the rally, single-seater, and prototype motor sports. After many international achievements in endurance, with the unforgettable overall win in the 1978 Le Mans 24 Hours, Alpine is back in Le Mans this year for the most difficult endurance race in the world.

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veloce-feb09aPorsche Racing Cars – 1953 to 1975 (ISBN 978-1-904788-44-7)

By Brian Long

Follows Porsche’s year-by-year progress in top flight racing, and looks in detail at the pure competition cars that brought the German marque such immense success and acclaim on the worlds tracks. Begins with the giant-killing 550 Spyders of 1953, then takes the reader, in definitive detail, through all the susbsequent racing models up to 1975. Read More »