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– The Signatech Alpine Matmut team took part in the FIA WEC Prologue over the last two days, held at the Circuit Paul Ricard.
– Nicolas Lapierre, André Negrão and Pierre Thiriet took turns behind the wheel of the no.36 Alpine A470, setting the second fastest time in the LMP2 category.

All of the competitors entered in the FIA WEC were greeted by sunshine for this final dress rehearsal held near Marseille in the south of France. On Friday at 10am, the track was opened for a mammoth thirty-hour session, concluding on Saturday at 4pm. Read More »

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– Lucky couple won a competition in order to win a drive in a Renault Sport Formula One Team car at Paul Ricard, France and got engaged at the track
– Matthew Creed won the opportunity by test driving a Clio Renault Sport over the summer as part of Renault’s Ultimate Test Drive event
– Ten competition winners from across the UK attended the special event
– Video of the event now available to view at: https://www.youtube.com/user/RenaultUKOfficial
– Renault celebrates 40 years in Formula One this year

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– Ford Mustang GT4 enters final race of GT4 European Series Southern Cup at Circuit Paul Ricard
– Ford Performance enters car for one-race effort, with Scott Maxwell behind the wheel

Ford Performance will bring the Ford Mustang GT4 to a European competition for the first time in a special exhibition debut at the FFSA Championnat De France GT GT4 European Series Southern Cup race at Circuit Paul Ricard 14-15 October. Read More »

During the final European date of the 2017 Pure McLaren track experience programme at the Circuit Paul Ricard in France, McLaren Automotive premiered the first dedicated 570S GT4 race event. The Pure McLaren GT4 Club Race saw 10 examples of the track-only Sports Series model on the grid, before a full European race calendar next year. Read More »

• Rally driver, Rosemary Smith, gets behind the wheel of a Renault Sport Formula One™ Team car as part of the Renault Sport Formula One™ Team’s 40th anniversary celebrations
• Video, which can be found at renault.co.uk/follow-your-passion, shows Irish-born former seamstress taking to the Circuit Paul Ricard in France
• Rosemary also compares notes with Renault Sport Formula One™ Team driver, Jolyon Palmer, as she takes to the track
• Fans have the chance to win a stint behind the wheel of if they take any Renault for a test drive at one of the marque’s dealerships Read More »

Victory for the McLaren 650S GT3 at the Paul Ricard 1000km sees McLaren GT Factory Driver Rob Bell lead the overall Blancpain GT Drivers Championship by 20 points. The race was won in dramatic fashion with Bell and fellow Factory Drivers Shane Van Gisbergen and Côme Ledogar taking the chequered flag after six hours with a 3.7s winning margin.

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In the opening meeting of the 2016 FIA World Touring Car Championship, the Citroën Total team has proved it remains the team to beat. Despite the 80kg of ballast the Citroën C-Elysée WTCCs were required to carry, José María López won the main race and left the Paul Ricard circuit at the top of the World Championship standings.

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The 2016 World Touring Car Championship begins at the Paul Ricard Circuit, a happy hunting ground for Citroën Total. For the final season of its track racing adventure, the two-time World Championship winning team is lining up two Citroën C-Elysée WTCCs on the grid, with José María López and Yvan Muller at the wheel. The Argentine and the Frenchman, who between them have claimed six of the last eight titles will be looking to continue their winning streak.

As in 2014, the FIA World Touring Car Championship gets under way at the majestic Paul Ricard Circuit. After a four-month hiatus, which the teams spent fine-tuning their cars, the moment of truth has arrived. Read More »

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 »

As well as proving a great success with the public, the French round of the FIA WTCC at the Paul Ricard Circuit ended in glory for Citroën. In race one, Sébastien Loeb, Yvan Muller, José María López and Ma Qing Hua claimed the top four places for the Citroën Total team. In race two, Pechito López produced a spectacular performance to work his way up the field and return to winning ways. He was joined on the podium by Ma Qing Hua, who finished third. The results mean José María López once again has a little breathing space at the top of the World Championship, with Citroën also extending its advantage in the Manufacturer standings.

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