After a great start to the season marked by a podium finish at the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, Groupe Renault will be represented by the Alpine A470 from the Signatech Alpine Matmut team at the 86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 16&17. The trio Nicolas Lapierre, André Negrão and Pierre Thiriet are setting their sights on victory in the LMP2 category.
This Saturday, 17 June, at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, Nelson Panciatici will start the race in the no.35 Alpine A470 from 8th position among the LMP2s. In the no.36 Alpine A470, qualified in 11th place, Gustavo Menezes has been chosen to complete the opening stints. Confident in the work done ahead of the race, the Signatech Alpine Matmut team is absolutely determined to defend the win secured here in 2016.