Sard Morand Team Bloody night at Arnage !

Sard Morand Team Bloody night at Arnage !

18.06.2015: FIA WEC 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans 2015 This 83rd edition will leave a smack of unfinished for the Sard Morand Team

FIA WEC 2015  24 Hours of Le Mans 2015

 


This 83rd edition will leave a smack of unfinished for the Sard Morand Team, after promising qualifications, well grounded strategy and the perfectly settled beginning of rac, 14th to general, 4th in LMP2, the team had to give up at the end of 11:45 hours of race. A sensor of oil pressing was to be blamed. Unfortunately nothing is predetermined in this 24 hours race.
 

Pierre Ragues :
“I am completely devastated. We were so competitive and all at once we were struck by several technical problems. Oliver, Zoel and I even worked well in team on Morgan Evo Sard #43 to beat us for the fourth place but shortly after midnight, Zoel complained about a problem of cuts.


It was decided that I would take back the steering wheel for my next triple relay but after I left the pitlane, some smoke escaped from the engine because of a breakdown of the sensor of oil pressing, there was a beginning of fire and I thus had to stop to Arnage.There was nothing that we could have done and our race stopped there.“
 


Zoel Amberg :
“I was worried that Le Mans is a full race and that nothing is guaranteed. Take the 4th place during my triple relay to abandon finally after 11 hours of race. I am sad and disappointed not to have been able to reach to the end. The team made a magnificent work, I look forward to driving the car in Nürburgring.“
 

Oliver Webb
: “Le Mans is a tough race, we win together we lose together. The team was doing a great job after my first stints I got us to 5th then through the night we worked into 4th. It’s great shame to lose the race through a mechanical problem however, we will be back for more!“
 

Benoît Morand
: “That was a fantastic 24 Heures du Mans race until 10:00 pm All the team was happy and proud of their work. There I began to see that we lost top speed. Then it was worse and worse. When we lost we had nea1min 30 beforehand on the other teams in the interventions in the box.


The sadness that I saw in the eyes of my guys, I cannot forget it, but it is also a part of the sport, and we have to accept it. We shall be even stronger in Nürburgring. I want to thank all our business and technical partners for their invaluable support.“
 



The team is more than motivated to meet again in Germany on August 29th  for the rest of the world championship WEC.




TEAM SARD MORAND-  photos Romain Scholer automobilsport.com
more photos on automobilsport.com under PHOTOS   24h RACES

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/sard-morand-team-bloody-night-arnage-24h-le-mans---137701.html

18.06.2015 / MaP

Weitere Beiträge

Top ten in Le Mans and victory in Misano for Wolf Racing Cars
18.06.2015
The weekend just ended has been full of satisfaction for Wolf Cars. Spotlights were all on the 24 Hours of Le Mans, where José Ibanez (FRA), Pierre Perret (FRA) and Ivan Bellarosa (ITA) have been on track behind the wheel of the number 45 Oreca 03R - Nissan branded Wolf weiter >>
Pierre Kaffer: Technik streikt bei den 24 Stunden von Le Mans
18.06.2015
Pierre Kaffer und das Team ByKolles werden bei den 24 Stunden von Le Mans 2015 von der Technik eingeremst: Auto kommt ins Ziel, wird aber nicht im Endklassement gewertetPierre Kaffer und das Team ByKolles haben ein ereignisreiches 24- weiter >>
Stefan Mücke dropped out at his ninth participation at the 24 hours of Le Mans
17.06.2015
 – Chances for the podium lost early after engine damage The German sports car pilot Stefan Mücke was unlucky last weekend (13th/14th of June) at his ninth participation in a row at the 24 hours weiter >>
Unfall in der letzten Rennstunde verhindert Titelverteidigung für Aston Martin Racing bei den 24h von Le Mans
16.06.2015
BILSTEIN MDS Motorsportfahrwerk erneut mit starker Performance95,97,99 Knapp eine Stunde vor dem Ende der 83. Auflage der 24 Stunden von Le Mans sah der mit dem 4-Wege MDS Motorsportfahrwerk von BILSTEN ausgerüstete Aston Martin Van weiter >>
Dempsey Proton Racing / Abu Dhabi Proton Racing Le Mans review
16.06.2015
„A great success for the whole team“A great success for Dempsey Proton Racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Patrick Dempsey (USA), Patrick Long (USA) and Marco Seefried (Wi weiter >>
Rob Bell left disappointed after promising start to Le Mans 24 Hours race
16.06.2015
McLaren GT factory driver and leading sportscar racer, Rob Bell, had his hopes of conquering the Le Mans 24 Hours race cruelly taken away after a third distance of this classic endurance race. An engine issue resulting from an earlier track incident forced retirement for the weiter >>
24h Le Mans auf Eurosport: Bestes Wochenende seit 2009 bei Männern 14-49
16.06.2015
24h von Le Mans ein Renner in der Zielgruppe bei Eurosport      Durchschnittlich 2,5% der männlichen Fernsehzuschauer in Deutschland zwischen 14 und 49 Jahren schalteten a weiter >>
DSK gratuliert den Siegern von Le Mans
16.06.2015
Sie hatten bisher kaum Erfahrung auf der Langstrecke gesammelt und überquerten dennoch als jubelnde Triumphatoren die Ziellinie: Formel 1-Pilot Nico Hülkenberg, Earl Bamber und Nick Tandy feierten in ihrem Porsche 919 Hybrid den Sieg beim 24h-Rennen in Le Mans. Alle drei waren beim Klassiker zum ersten Mal in der LMP1-Klasse am Start und bescherten Porsche den ersten weiter >>
Gibson Teams Claim Podium at Le Mans
15.06.2015
2nd and 3rd Place in LMP2British company Gibson Technology again achieved another top three finish in the world’s most famous endurance race, the Le Mans 24 hours.The Jota Sport team returned to defend their 2014 LMP2 title and weiter >>
Davide Rigon at 24 Hours of Le Mans: An unforgettable second placement
15.06.2015
Racing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans is fantastic, but it’s going to be wonderful when you took the second place and the podium in the best race of the Endurance championship.A long unforgettable marathon where Davide, James an weiter >>
A problem with gearbox forced Paolo Ruberti to retirement at 24h Le Mans
15.06.2015
An unexpected excursion by Gianluca Roda at the very quick Porsche corners during the warm up on Saturday morning forced the team to rebuild the Corvette C7R in only four hours.Team Larbre Competition's technicians worked around the clock in the limited time weiter >>
Zoel Amberg: Motorschaden vereitelt Le Mans Erfolg
15.06.2015
 24 Stunden Le Mans Kurz vor der Halbzeit beendete ein plötzlicher Motorschaden den bis anhin erfolgreichen Einsatz von Zoel Amberg beim 24 Stunden Rennen von Le Mans. Zum Zeitpunkt des Ausfalls lag das Team SARD Morand au weiter >>
Impressive result for Murphy Prototypes at Le Mans
15.06.2015
24-Hours of Le Mans - Race 2015The Murphy Prototypes Endurance Racing Team has finished the 2015 24-Hours of Le Mans (13/14 June) fifth in the LMP2 (Le Mans Prototype Class 2) category and in 13th place overall out of 55 starters. Following a huge e weiter >>
LM P2 Podium finish for G-Drive Racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans
15.06.2015
Le Mans 24 Hours 2015 - Race - 14th of June 2015Roman Rusinov, Julien Canal and Sam Bird, racing in the #26 G-Drive Racing Ligier JS P2 have taken the 3rd step on the LM P2 podium at the 2015 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans! Their sister car weiter >>
Young Driver AMR finishes fourth at Le Mans
15.06.2015
•    Strong performance of Young Driver AMRs Danish Dynamite drivers•    Young Driver AMR-Aston Martin among quickest cars in class•    Technical issues cost possible podium finish weiter >>
AAI Motorsports place Taiwan on the Motorsport Map at Le Mans
15.06.2015
24H OF LE MANS 2015: 6TH AND 8THAAI Motorsports is part and parcel of the Le Mans legend. The Taiwan based team brought both Porsche 911 in the LM GTE Am class to the finish of this 83rd edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, in 6th and 8 weiter >>
KCMG storm to LMP2 victory with perfect weekend at Le Mans
15.06.2015
• First ever Hong Kong team to win the French endurance classic • Maiden victory for all-new ORECA 05 chassis KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) enjoyed a near-flawless week at the 83rd edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours (June 10-14) that cu weiter >>
Race-Leading and Lap-Record Performance Ends in 23rd Hour with Gearbox Issues
15.06.2015
A lap-record pace and race-leading performance put the No. 53 ViperExchange.com/ Riley Motorsports Dodge Viper GTS-R, and drivers Ben Keating, Jeroen Bleekemolen and Marc Miller, in contention for the GTE-Am class win at this weekend’s 24 Hours of Le weiter >>
Luckless Larbre Competition forced into early Le Mans retirement
15.06.2015
• Warm-up accident and gearbox damage prevents GTE Am class assault Larbre Competition was unable to add another chapter to its illustrious GT record at the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend (June 13/14) after a warm-up incident ultimately led to weiter >>
A bittersweet result for OAK Racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans
15.06.2015
Le Mans 24 Hours 2015 - RaceAfter weeks of preparation, testing, free practice and qualifying sessions, the 24 Hours of Le Mans are finally over, with OAK Racing coming away with mixed results. The #35 Ligier JS P2-Nissan-Dunlop, d weiter >>
Two Top-10 Finishes for Tequila Patrón ESM in Le Mans Debut
15.06.2015
No. 31 finishes seventh;  No. 30 finishes 10thTequila Patrón ESM leaves Le Mans with a victory in its own right – the only two-car American-based LMP2 team finished seventh and 10th at its first attempt at the 24 Hours of Le M weiter >>
Krohn Racing Has Challenging Race But Finishes 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans
15.06.2015
Electrical and Traction Control Problems Hamper Le Mans Success The No. 40 Krohn Racing Ligier JSP2 Judd team had a more challenging race than they had expected this weekend at the 83rd annual 24 Hours of Le Mans July 13-14, 2015. The twice-around-the-clo weiter >>
LM P2 podium for Onroak Automotive at the 24 Hours of Le Mans
15.06.2015
Le Mans 24 HoursWith nine LM P2 cars entered in the legendary endurance race, the manufacturer from la Sarthe naturally had high hopes for this event. With seven out of the nine finishing the race, and five in the top 10, including a podium weiter >>
Michelin siegt zum 24. Mal beim 24h Le Mans Rennen
14.06.2015
•    Zwei Mal die magische Zahl: Michelin gewinnt zum 24. Mal die 24 Stunden von Le Mans•    Michelin Partner Audi und Porsche an der Spitze stundenlang gleichauf•   weiter >>
Le Mans: Audi fast but unfortunate
14.06.2015
Third place for Audi in 24-hour race at Le Mans 17th consecutive podium result in iconic endurance race- Lotterer/Fässler/Tréluyer defend WEC lead for AudiAudi has continued its string of podium results in the 24-hour r weiter >>
Le Mans disappointment for Toyota Gazoo Racing
14.06.2015
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing endured a long Le Mans 24 Hours, showing good reliability but finishing a disappointing sixth and eighth at the Circuit de la Sarthe. The #2 TS040 HYBRID of Alex Wurz, Stéphane Sarrazin and Mike Conway finished in sixth p weiter >>
2015 Le Mans 24 Hours : 263 500 spectators!
14.06.2015
We’d like to thank all the people who attended this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours, the 83rd event, which attracted 263 500 spectators. The Automobile Club de l’Ouest is delighted with this new record crowd that is further proo weiter >>
One-two for the Porsche 919 Hybrids in Le Mans
14.06.2015
24 Hours of Le Mans (LMP1)Mission accomplished: Porsche has achieved its 17th overall Le Mans victory at the 83rd running of the famous 24-Hour race in a perfect way with a one-two finish. Drivers Earl Bamber (NZ), Nico Hülke weiter >>
Patrick Dempsey scores second place at Le Mans with Porsche
14.06.2015
Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC, round 3, 24 Hours of Le Mans/France - GTPatrick Dempsey has celebrated his greatest success as a race driver with Porsche at the 24 Hours of Le MansAt the wheel of the 4 weiter >>

Kategorien

STROOSSEN ENGLEN ASBL www.stroossenenglen.lu

© 2001-2017 automobilsport.com full copyright automobilsport.com