Vincent Capillaire1976-10-04 (age 43)
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Toyota says it has received an apology from LMP2 driver Vincent Capillaire for the incident that indirectly caused the leading #7 car to retire from the Le Mans 24 Hours.
The new ORECA 05 took an impressive pole position for its first participation in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Formula One teams aren't the only ones partaking in pre-season testing this weekend.
Open to amateurs and professionals, the competition aims to show the world of sportscar and endurance racing and its many facets.
Team claims its first ever victory in LM P2 with Vincent Capillaire and Jimmy Eriksson at the wheel.
The Alsace-based squad will line up a new duet of drivers for ELMS finale at Estoril.
Arthur Pic and Andrea Roda took their first steps in endurance at the 4 Hours of Le Castellet.
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.
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.
The Alsacian squad not only finished but claimed an impressive top five finished in LM P2, one of the most competitive categories in the race.
Team logged the necessary laps to prepare for the race
Alsace-based team returns to La Sarthe track with a whole new objective in mind: to prepare for its first participation.
Jan Charouz and Vincent Capillaire has finished in second place the second round of the European Le Mans Series, the 4 Hours of Imola.
Alongside the No.24 ORECA 03 , the Audi R8 LMS ultra will also be on track.