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After missing the ELMS race in 2016 we were back at Silverstone for the full weekend and the 4 hour race proved to be dramatic to the end. Will Owen/Hugo de Saedeleer/Filipe Albuquerque (United Autosports – Ligier/Gibson) took a last gasp victory from Memo Rojas/Ryo Hirakawa/Leo Roussel (G-Drive Racing – Oreca/Gibson) who were struggling on old tyres at the end of the race. Dennis Andersen/Anders Fjordbach (High Class Racing – Dallara/Gibson) completed the podium. In LMP3 John Falb/Sean Rayhall (United Autosports – Ligier/Nissan) took victory with the GTE victory going to Salih Yoluc/Euan Hankey/Nicki Thiim (TF Sport – Aston Martin Vantage V8).

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Nissan Paul Ricard15a– British Olympic legend makes successful transition from two wheels to four
– Victory at Paul Ricard seals European Le Mans Series LM P3 Championship
– Greaves Motorsport takes the LM P2 win after penalty for JOTA Sport
– Jann Mardenborough makes his GP2 debut at Monza Read More »

– Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 takes ninth place at Nürburgring 24 Hours with three of Nissan’s LM P1 drivers at the wheel
– Strong drives by two more LM P1 drivers, Tincknell and Shulzhitskiy, in European Le Mans Series at Imola
– The top results keep on coming in the U.S. and Australia on another #eatsleepRACErepeat weekend of racing

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– Olympic legend wins on European Le Mans Series debut at Silverstone
– Podium finish for newest GT Academy winner Gaetan Paletou

Sir Chris Hoy and his team-mate Charlie Robertson took a class victory in the opening round of the European Le Mans Series at Silverstone yesterday. This was Hoy’s first win in international motorsport and his first win with Nissan.    Read More »

elms15 (93)Unlike our last visit in 2013 this race went the distance and was not short of controversy. With the top 3 finishing just over 20 seconds apart after 4 thrilling hours of racing it was the Greaves Motorsport Gibson 015S-Nissan driven by Gary Hirsch/Bjorn Wirdheim/Jon Lancaster that took victory by less than half a second from the Jota Sport Gibson-Nissan of Simon Dolan/Filipe Albuquerque/Harry Tincknell. The talking point came when in the last 15 minutes of the race when Lancaster appeared to take out the Thiriet by TDS Oreca 05 driven by Tristan Gommendy at Aintree, whilst team mates Ludovic Badey & Pierre Thiriet could only look on. When Gommendy regained the track they had dropped to third and could not fight back. Read More »

– Olympic legend and Nissan brand ambassador will be tested on track at Le Mans in 2015
– Hoy will compete in a Le Mans style prototype racing car in the prestigious 2015 European Le Mans Series
– Unique two-way relationship will see Sir Chris help Nissan #UniteAndExcite fans behind Rio 2016 athletes

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???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Signatech-Alpine had vowed to fight for victory in the 2014 European Le Mans Series (ELMS) season finale at Estoril in Portugal. Although second place would have sufficed to secure another crown regardless of the results of its rivals, the French outfit nonetheless approached this decisive outing just like any other. Read More »

The result of France’s round of the 2014 European Le Mans Series at Circuit Paul Ricard strengthens Signatech-Alpine’s provisional lead at the top of the championship. Nelson Panciatici and his teammate came second to pull out a 10-point lead ahead of the season’s final round.Nelson Panciatici Read More »

The Signatech-Alpine squad and Nelson Panciatici won the 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring at the end of a truly breath-taking race! The victory has vaulted Alpine into the lead of the European Le Mans Series title standings just two rounds from the end of the campaign.?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Read More »

??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Long-time leaders of the race then trapped by the safety car’s exit just as the Alpine A 450 held first place, the Signatech-Alpine team and Nelson Panciatici stepped up on the podium nevertheless. Not since Hungaroring have they shown such mastery. They are definitely back in the race for the title and now stand third in the provisional rankings of the European Le Mans Series. Read More »