Nelson Panciatici1988-09-26 (age 30)
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Nelson Panciatici has been retained by Signatech-Alpine for the 2016 season and will race for the Baxi DC Racing Alpine squad.
Porsche’s Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard set pole position for the World Endurance Championship’s season finale at Bahrain, edging them – and Mark Webber – a step closer to the title.
The new ORECA 05 took an impressive pole position for its first participation in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The British youngster has been snapped up by Nissan as one its six full-season FIA WEC drivers. Sam Smith has seen every one of his endurance races, and was the only journalist to witness his only previous LMP1 test last summer.
Formula One teams aren't the only ones partaking in pre-season testing this weekend.
Signatech-Alpine claims a second consecutive title in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS).
Nelson Panciatici and his teammate came second at Circuit Paul Ricard!
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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.
Ferrari teams take LMGTE and GTC.
In LMP2 the battle is on between Thiriet by TDS Racing, which currently leads, ahead of JOTA Sport and Signatech Alpine.
Teams running the ORECA chassis were able to pull out good results, notably with Signatech-Alpine.
Alpine team ready to take on a tough LMP2 field
All 37 entrants took part in both ELMS practice sessions at Imola Saturday.