The Alpine Elf Matmut Endurance Team enjoyed an impressive debut in the Hypercar class at the Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps as Nicolas Lapierre, André Negrão and Matthieu Vaxiviere drove the A480 to a superb second place at the 2021 FIA WEC season opener.
After a difficult start to the week in Barcelona at the opening round of the European Le Mans Series, former F1 driver Olivier Panis’ team managed to turn things around and claim a superb second place in the race and kick off their 2021 season in style.
For the start of its fourth edition at Nogaro’s Coupes de Pâques, the Alpine Elf Europa Cup served up some superb on-track action as Laurent Hurgon, last year’s runner-up, and young Belgian driver Ugo de Wilde won the opening two races.
By taking pole position and victory at the Losail circuit, Sam Lowes kicked off his 2021 championship in the best possible way. This year the British rider and the Team ELF Marc VDS clearly have every intention of taking the title.