Nicolas Lapierre1984-04-02 (age 35)
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The LMP2 points-leading Signatech Alpine FIA World Endurance Championship squad faces a “tricky situation” in this weekend’s Le Mans 24 Hours, admits Nico Lapierre.
Neel Jani and Nick Tandy took pole position for Porsche in qualifying for the Austin FIA World Endurance Championship round.
Porsche blocked out the front row for the first time over a year in qualifying for this weekend's Mexico City round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
G-Drive Racing's Leo Roussel edged out Nicolas Lapierre by just five thousandths of a second to score pole position for the European Le Mans Series' Red Bull Ring round.
Toyota’s bid to win the Le Mans 24 Hours appears over, with its long-time leading #7 and third-string #9 entries both suffering race-ending disasters.
Toyota returnee Nicolas Lapierre ensured the Japanese marque finished WEC Prologue testing at Monza on top with a fast lap early in Sunday afternoon’s final session.
Two-time Le Mans class winner Nicolas Lapierre will return to Toyota's LMP1 outfit two-and-a-half years after being dropped, the Japanese manufacturer has confirmed.
Final practice saw Jordan Taylor put the Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac at the top of the times as DragonSpeed’s Oreca recovered from its Thursday shunt with a great lap.
DragonSpeed will enter its new Oreca 07 Gibson in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona with a driver lineup of four race debutants, ahead of entering two cars in next year’s European Le Mans Series season.
The #21 Dragonspeed crew of Nicolas Lapierre, Ben Hanley and Henrik Hedman will start the 4 Hours of Estoril from pole position after Lapierre made a late improvement on a damp, but drying track.
The Porsche 919 of reigning champions Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard scored its third FIA World Endurance Championship victory on the trot in the 6 Hours of COTA – a race Audi will feel it should have won.
Audi dominated qualifying for the 6 Hours of COTA, locking out the front row in Austin as Porsche struggled to match its raw pace in warm conditions.
Ricardo Gonzalez, who promoted the inaugural 6 Hours of Mexico FIA World Endurance Championship, says he is still coming to terms with winning the LMP2 class with his own Mexican team.
Nico will defend team's colours in this Belgian round sharing the wheel of the number 74 Audi R8 LMS with Philippe Giauque, Henry Hassid and Franck Perera.
Harry Tincknell set the pace in the opening practice session for this weekend’s European Le Mans Series at the Red Bull Ring.