Nicolas Minassian1973-02-28 (age 48)
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Open for GTs, touring cars and 24H Specials, the race at the Circuit Of The Americas in Austin, Texas, is the final round of Creventic’s new-for-2017 ‘Championship of the Continents’
Corvette leads GTLM, Porsche paces GTD in third day of event
Toyota celebrated both success in the FIA World Endurance Drivers’ Championship and winning the 6 Hours of Bahrain race today.
Entries perform well in first day of qualifying
After Toyota led most of the session, the opening practice at Spa ended with Audi on top.
All the teams present profited from the conditions to finalise their cars’ set up and work through their planned testing programmes.
Audi, Toyota and Porsche will have two cars each testing.
Final eight drivers to join the drivers' club announced.
With an impressive third place finish alongside TOYOTA Racing and AUDI on the podium of the 6 Hours of Bahrain, the ORECA 03 LM P2 takes its sixth victory in eight rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship!
As dusk fell over the Bahrain International Circuit and temperatures started to drop (to 22oC, with 88% humidity), the five LMP1s and 9 LMP2s took to the track for the final qualifying session of the year.
The final round of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Bahrain, begin Thursday, November 28 with two free practices.
Final showdown in the WEC 2013 season will take place on the Sakhir circuit.
Ohayo gozaimasu from Fuji International Speedway!
On its first visit, the ORECA 03, powered by a Nissan V8 conquered the Circuit of the Americas – taking a 1-2 finish thanks to the pair of teams running the car.
6 Hours of The Circuit of The Americas: Audi, ORECA and Aston Martin claim victory
Hugues de Chaunac: Very happy for G-Drive Racing
The overall pole battle between Audi and Toyota ended with both Audi R18s on the front row in Brazil.
The return to the fight for first place starts with the 6 Hours of Sao Paulo, marking the return of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
The ORECA Group was present on all fronts at the 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours
Having already won three races since the start of the season, the ORECA 03 has once again proven itself in endurance racing.
G-Drive Racing by Delta-ADR had the fastest LM P2 class lap with the No. 26 ORECA 03 of John Martin, Mike Conway and Roman Rusinov.
With eight hours of testing, the Test Day for the 24 Hours of Le Mans is traditionally a busy day with multiple objectives.
Pecon Racing drivers Luis Perez Companc, Pierre Kaffer and Nicolas Minassian dominated the second race of the WEC and gained the second seasonal podium after the third place at Silverstone.
Pierre Kaffer: "The ORECA 03 which is a reliable and fast car, the Nissan motor, and the Michelin tyres, we have a very solid package to be competitive.."
The drivers of Pecom Racing took the chequered flag in fourth position, however, the organization decided to penalize the squad ahead, what gave the third place for Pecom Racing.
Very close finish in the season opening FIA World Endurance Championship race at historic Silverstone. It was a battle between the two Audi R18 e-tron quattros in the closing minutes.
Final testing before the start of the ELMS
Team Endurance Challenge will make its first appearance in competition at Silverstone
ORECA is celebrating its 40th anniversary at Silverstone.
Last year’s Birmingham 250 marked the first win for the Corvette DP.
The six Team Endurance Challenge drivers took advantage of the ELMS Official Test to actively prepare the first round at Silverstone.
The Signatech-Alpine junior driver and the promising Swiss will drive the third ORECA-FLM 09 entered by Team Endurance Challenge. The two men join Alex Loan/Matthieu Lecuyer and Soheil Ayari/Anthony Pons.