The Signatech-Alpine team favoured a strategy focused entirely on the race.
As the last race of the season gets ready to roar on the Castellet circuit, Nelson Panciatici feels ready to do battle in a final dreams are made of!
Alpine re-opened the great book of motorsport history with a spectacular win at the 3 Hours of Hungaroring.
Pierre Ragues and Nelson Panciatici took the chequered flag after 82 laps of racing over a lap ahead of the nr18 Murphy Prototypes Oreca Nissan of Jonathan Hirschi and Brendon Hartley.
The next meeting for the Signatech-Nissan team and its drivers is set for September 13 and 14 on the Hungaroring circuit in Hungary
The decision affecting the nr36 Signatech Alpine car means that the nr38 Jota Sport Zytek will start from pole position with the #18 Murphy Prototypes Oreca Nissan alongside on the front row.
The 20-minute qualifying session at Imola took place under blue skies.
Nelson Panciatici is torn between disappointment and satisfaction.
On Friday 8th March, the French make announced its Le Mans 24-Hours comeback in the LM P2 category. The Automobile Club de l’Ouest is very happy about this entry 35 years after the Alpine-Renault A442B’s famous victory in 1978.
As reported earlier in the week, the famous Renault brand Alpine will be returning to sportscars this year. It's official.