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LM P3 Nissan official engine supplier! 2014/09/18 LM P3 Nissan official engine supplier!

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Nissan will supply the engines for the future LM P3 prototypes and Xtrac will provide the gearboxes. This new Le Mans prototype category presented on 19th July will be part of the 2015 Asian and European Le Mans Series Championships.

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MurphysMen set the pace at Paul Ricard 2014/09/18 MurphysMen set the pace at Paul Ricard

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Murphy Prototypes sponsored by Hertz Car Sales secured their maiden podium of the 2014 European Le Mans Series at Paul Ricard last weekend during a dramatic four hour encounter.

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Stroke of bad luck for the Thiriet by TDS Racing team! 2014/09/17 Stroke of bad luck for the Thiriet by TDS Racing team!

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While the Ligier JS P2 of the team was among the first five cars during the race, a mechanical issue came to spoil the race. Yet another stroke of bad luck following the one in Red Bull Ring…

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Puncture robs Team Russia of top six finish at Paul Ricard 2014/09/17 Puncture robs Team Russia of top six finish at Paul Ricard

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The Team Russia By Barwell squad contested the fourth round of the European Le Mans Series at Paul Ricard last weekend and, armed with a new BMW Z4 GT3, put in their most competitive showing since the first event at Silverstone in April. The car was right on the pace all weekend, with pro driver Jonny Cocker posting fourth fastest time in GTC class qualifying and the second fastest race lap.

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A race of contrasts for Greaves Motorsport in 4 Hours of Le Castellet 2014/09/16 A race of contrasts for Greaves Motorsport in 4 Hours of Le Castellet

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The fourth round of the 2014 European Le Mans Series was held today at the Circuit Paul Ricard, down in the Provence region of the South of France. For Greaves Motorsport's two Nissan-powered Zytek LM P2 prototypes it was a race that provided widely different results, with one car finishing fifth after a strong performance, while the other was retired on lap one after an accident.

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Benoit Morand and his guys claim dominating first victory 2014/09/15 Benoit Morand and his guys claim dominating first victory

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NewBlood by Morand Racing scored their first overall win in the penultimate round of the 2014 European Le Mans Series after a dominating and trouble-free race by Pierre Ragues, Gary Hirsch and Christian Klien at the wheel of the #43 Morgan-Judd BMW with Dunlop tyres

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A second place equivalent to a victory for Alpine! 2014/09/15 A second place equivalent to a victory for Alpine!

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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.

Oliver Webb, Paul-Loup Chatin and Nelson Panciatici came second to pull out a 10-point lead ahead of the season's final round.

Signatech-Alpine will defend its ELMS crown at Estoril, Portugal, on October 19.

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A promising return for the Sébastien Loeb Racing... 2014/09/15 A promising return for the Sébastien Loeb Racing...

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Coming back in the European Le Mans Series, the Sébastien Loeb Racing lined up a new trio featuring two young drivers alongside Vincent Capillaire who has been racing in the ORECA 03R No. 24 since the beginning of the season. Indeed, Arthur Pic and Andrea Roda took their first steps in endurance at the 4 Hours of Le Castellet. That was an enriching and interesting first go in LM P2 which culminated in a sixth-place finish.

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ELMS Returns to Paul Ricard for Official Collective Test in 2015 2014/09/15 ELMS Returns to Paul Ricard for Official Collective Test in 2015

The 2014 European Le Mans Series is approaching a dramatic climax with all three championships to be decided at Estoril next month.  However the organisation team is already working on the planning for 2015.

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Victory in the “4 Hours of Paul Ricard” and first position in the standings 2014/09/15 Victory in the “4 Hours of Paul Ricard” and first position in the standings

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Victory and first position in the GT Drivers standings for Cameron, Griffin and Rugolo at the end of the “4 Hour of Paul Ricard”, the fourth and penultimate round of the European Le Mans Series 2014. In addition to this result, it's necessaryto highlight the positive perfomances of the other Ferrari 458's lined up by the Italian and the podia for AT Racing and Formula Racing (both technically managed by AF Corse).

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JOTA Sport consolidates second place in European Le Mans Series 2014/09/15 JOTA Sport consolidates second place in European Le Mans Series

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Dolan, Tincknell & Albuquerque place fourth in latest Paul Ricard race. JOTA Sport consolidated its second place in the European Le Mans Series standings when Simon Dolan, Harry Tincknell and Filipe Albuquerque claimed fourth place in the Four Hours of Paul Ricard in France today (14 Sep).


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Prospeed Competition au coeur du top 10 2014/09/14 Prospeed Competition au coeur du top 10

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This weekend the fourth round of the European Le Mans Series took place on the Paul Ricard circuit in the south of France. ProSpeed Competition had entered a Porsche 911 GT3-R in the GTC class, manned by the Frenchmen Mike Parisy and Gilles Vannelet and the promising young Dutchman,Max Van Splunteren.

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NewBlood by Morand Racing takes its first win 2014/09/14 NewBlood by Morand Racing takes its first win

NewBlood by Morand Racing won the 4 Hours of Paul Ricard and gave the European Le Mans Series its fourth winner from four races!  Signatech Alpine climbed onto the second step of the podium ahead of the ORECA 03R of Murphy Prototypes!

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Ferrari Prance to LMGTE and GTC Podium Haul at Paul Ricard 2014/09/14 Ferrari Prance to LMGTE and GTC Podium Haul at Paul Ricard

It was drama all the way during the 4 Hours of Paul Ricard, the fourth round of the 2014 European Le Mans Series held at Le Castellet in the south of France.  While the no43 Newblood by Morand Racing Morgan Nissan took the overall win, at the chequered flag it was all smiles at AF Corse and SMP Racing as they took the win in LMGTE and GTC respectively for Ferrari.

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4 winners in four races, NewBlood by Morand wins the 4 hours of Paul Ricard, Ferrari clinshes GT podiums 2014/09/14 4 winners in four races, NewBlood by Morand wins the 4 hours of Paul Ricard, Ferrari clinshes GT podiums

NewBlood by Morand Racing has won the 4 Hours of Paul Ricard, giving the European Le Mans Series a fourth winner from four rounds!  Signatech Alpine claimed the second step on the podium ahead of the Murphy Prototypes entry. 

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Fantastic Porsche - Ferrari Battle at Paul Ricard in firt half of the race 2014/09/14 Fantastic Porsche - Ferrari Battle at Paul Ricard in firt half of the race The first two hours of the 4 Hours of Paul Ricard saw the no86 Gulf Racing UK Porsche 911 RSR of Ben Brown leading the LMGTE class from the no80 Kessel Racing Ferrari 458 of Giacomo Piccini by 1 lap. Read more >>

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Berthon Scores LMP2 Pole for Murphy while SMP Take Double in GTE and GTC 2014/09/14 Berthon Scores LMP2 Pole for Murphy while SMP Take Double in GTE and GTC

In a thrilling qualifying session for the 4 Hours of Paul Ricard the no48 Murphy Prototypes Oreca Nissan of Nathanael Berthon took pole position, breaking JOTA Sport's 100% record in qualifying this season.  It was Harry Tincknell in the no38 JOTA Sport Zytek-Nissan that pushed Berthon all the way to the chequered flag but as soon as the Englishman took the upper hand, the French driver would respond with a faster lap.  The final lap of 1m47.837 was 0.2 faster than the pole time at last year's race.

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Very Close Fight In Prospect at Paul Ricard 2014/09/13 Very Close Fight In Prospect at Paul Ricard

The beautiful weather continued with the glorious sunshine providing an air temperature of 23 degrees and light winds at the Circuit Paul Ricard for the second Free Practice session of the day.  In all three classes the times set during this morning's session were improved upon.


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Hot phase for Race Performance and MOMO Megatron in the title fight 2014/09/13 Hot phase for Race Performance and MOMO Megatron in the title fight

It's getting serious now for the team Race Performance from Switzerland. Together with the team partner MOMO Megatron the racing squad is at the start in the fifth round of the European Le Mans Series on the Circuit Paul Ricard Circuit in France. The team is fighting for the title in the popular sportscar racing series. The race on the 5.8 kilometres long circuit is the penultimate opportunity to clinch important points for the championship.

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Track Action Begins at Paul Ricard 2014/09/13 Track Action Begins at Paul Ricard Blue skies and warm sunshine greeted the 37 cars and 103 drivers taking part in round 4 of the 2014 European Le Mans Series at the Circuit Paul Ricard in the south of France.  Read more >>

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Changes to ELMS Balance of Performance for Paul Ricard 2014/09/10 Changes to ELMS Balance of Performance for Paul Ricard

This weekend will see the penultimate race of the 2014 season when the 4 Hours of Paul Ricard will take place in the South of France near Le Castellet on Sunday 14 September. A total of 37 cars across three classes will line up for the race and the ACO have sent two updates to the LMGTE and GTC Balance of Performance since the last round at the Red Bull Ring in Austria.

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Sébastien Loeb Racing holds high hopes with a new trio ! 2014/09/10 Sébastien Loeb Racing holds high hopes with a new trio !

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With a fourth-place finish at the last 24 Hours of Le Mans and a second place at the 4 Hours of Imola, the Sébastien Loeb Racing is about to return to the European Le Mans Series.

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Alpine on French soil to defend its ELMS crown 2014/09/10 Alpine on French soil to defend its ELMS crown

Après être montée sur le podium LM P2 des 24 Heures du Mans en juin, l'Alpine A450b fait son retour sur les circuits français à l'occasion de la quatrième manche de l'European Le Mans Series.

Portés par une victoire en Autriche, Paul-Loup Chatin, Nelson Panciatici et Oliver Webb occupent la première place du classement avant l'étape du Circuit Paul Ricard.

L'équipe Signatech-Alpine avait remporté le titre en European Le Mans Series sur le tracé varois en 2013. Ce fut aussi le théâtre de la première victoire d'Alpine-Renault lors de la conquête du Championnat d'Europe 2 Litres 1974 !

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Great expectations for Newblood by Morand Racing, home event of Pierre Ragues 2014/09/09 Great expectations for Newblood by Morand Racing, home event of Pierre Ragues

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For his second race with NewBlood by Morand Racing, Pierre Ragues will be competing on home turf on September 14 with his team mates Christian Klien and Gary Hirsch at the Paul Ricard circuit, for the penultimate round of the 2014 European Le Mans Series (ELMS).

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Where to Watch Round 4 on TV - 4 Hours of Paul Ricard 2014/09/08 Where to Watch Round 4 on TV - 4 Hours of Paul Ricard

On Sunday 14 September the Circuit Paul Ricard will host the penultimate round of the 2014 European Le Mans Series and the TV distribution list for the 4 Hours of Paul Ricard is now available.

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This week-end : ELMS 4th round at the Paul Ricard circuit 2014/09/08 This week-end : ELMS 4th round at the Paul Ricard circuit This week-end, the European Le Mans Series will be back in the South of France for the  4th round of the 2014 season. Free grandstand access!

If you wish to have access to the paddocks, the pitwalk and the Roof Party, make your reservation now!

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JOTA SPORT determined to take European Le Mans Series lead in France 2014/09/08 JOTA SPORT determined to take European Le Mans Series lead in France

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Dolan, Tincknell & Albuquerque on maximum attack at Paul Ricard

JOTA Sport is in attack mode for a maximum points haul at Paul Ricard next Sunday (14 Sep) which would earn the British team the lead in the European Le Mans Series.

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A tough battle ahead at Paul Ricard 2014/09/04 A tough battle ahead at Paul Ricard

As we edge towards the fourth and penultimate round of the 2014 European Le Mans Series season, the points' classifications would suggest that the French race is likely to be full of spice and drama!

The first three races have seen three different teams step on to the top of the overall podium: Thiriet by TDS Racing at Silverstone, JOTA Sport at Imola and Signatech Alpine at the Red Bull Ring. Who will be next?

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Strong French showing on the ELMS grid for home race 2014/09/01 Strong French showing on the ELMS grid for home race

The European Le Mans Series will be back in action after the summer break at the Circuit Paul Ricard in the south of France on 13/14th September, and with an impressive grid of 38 cars.

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