Tristan Gommendy

Tristan Gommendy

1979-01-04 (age 42)


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Gommendy: “Impossible to say no” to Calmels-SPM Indy 500 project

Tristan Gommendy, who will race in the Indianapolis 500 next May, says that what convinced him to sign up for the project was that ex-F1 team owner Didier Calmels understands the scale of the task ahead.

Gommendy joins SPM line-up for 2018 Indy 500

French driver Tristan Gommendy will make his Indianapolis 500 debut next year with the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team, it was announced on Tuesday.

Eurasia confirms new ORECA and Gommendy for 2016

Tristan Gommendy has signed to compete in next year's European Le Mans Series with Eurasia Motorsport, the team with which he ended his 2015 campaign in the Fuji Asian Le Mans series round.

Gommendy joins Eurasia for planned WEC campaign

The Eurasia Motorsport team has signed Tristan Gommendy to compete in the opening Asian Le Mans Series round at Fuji next month.

JOTA takes Paul Ricard win to extend title lead

JOTA Sport scored a well-judged ELMS victory at Paul Ricard this afternoon to extend its title lead to 18 points with one round remaining.

First 24 Hours of Le Mans pole position for the ORECA 05 LM P2 and KCMG !

The new ORECA 05 took an impressive pole position for its first participation in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Sixteen ELMS cars at the 24 Hours of Le Mans Test day

Amongst 64 cars on the official test day, will be 16 cars from the European Le Mans Series.

Harry Tincknell: Nissan's LMP1 is going to surprise people

In his second column for, Harry Tincknell has been testing Nissan's radical LMP1 and getting his elbows out in the European Le Mans Series at Silverstone.

Lancaster bomber takes no prisoners in frenzied ELMS race

Jon Lancaster ruffled more than a few feathers with his overtaking moves on his rivals in last weekend's ELMS-opening round at Silverstone. Sam Smith takes a closer look at the controversy.

Harry Tincknell: Delayed start to my Nissan LMP1 dream

Nissan LMP1 signing Harry Tincknell is a columnist for 2015, and he gives us the latest from inside the GT-R LM NISMO camp.

ORECA 05 shines in Paul Ricard test

The brand new Thiriet by TDS Racing run ORECA 05-Nissan of Tristan Gommendy set a best of 1m48.432 in the final day of official pre-season ELMS testing at Paul Ricard today.

Berthon heads the times at Paul Ricard ELMS test

Two of three sessions are down and a Nissan Oreca 03 is on top of the charts piloted by Nathaneal Berthon.

Just how good is Nissan’s Harry Tincknell?

The British youngster has been snapped up by Nissan as one its six full-season FIA WEC drivers. Sam Smith has seen every one of his endurance races, and was the only journalist to witness his only previous LMP1 test last summer.

The Championship battles are raging in 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.

First podium for the Ligier JS P2 at Le Mans!

The Ligier JS P2 cars especially impressed, with all three completing the race, despite this being their first competitive outing ever.

Successful Le Mans race debut for OAK Racing Team Asia

The #33 OAK Racing Team Asia Ligier JS P2 completed the race in a respectable 7th in class, 11th overall.

Le Mans 2014: Thursday wrap-up

Below is a summary of all that took place at Le Mans Thursday.

Toyota's Kazuki Nakajima earns pole for 24 Hours of Le Mans

Toyota prevailed over all when the checkered flag flew on qualifying Thursday.

Two Morgan LM P2s come close to victory at Imola

Once again the European Le Mans Series provided another thrilling race till the final whistle.

Jota Sport take dramatic victory in Imola

When Christian Klien abruptly slowed while leading and with just four minutes remaining, Simon Dolan inherited the top spot and took the win at Imola.

The Onroak Automotive Morgan LM P2s clinch a double podium finish

Pierre Thiriet, Ludovic Badey and Tristan Gommendy never relaxed the pressure and took the lead in the race less than six minutes from the chequered flag!

Fantastic ending to the 4 Hours of Silverstone

Fans were treated to a riveting finish in the European Le Mans race at Silverstone Saturday.

Alpine A450 and Panciatici in the starting blocks!

Nelson Panciatici: “The battle in LMP2 is going to be intense.”

Alpine A450 and Nelson Panciatici in the starting blocks

Nelson Panciatici feels ready to take on Le Mans 24 Hours

A good Le Mans test day for Panciatici and Alpine

Nelson Panciatici back at Le Mans in the Alpine A450 No. 36

Two A450 Alpines to take part in pre-Le Mans test day

Signatech-Alpine to run two Alpine A450s at the pre-Le Mans Test Day on Sunday, June 9. The car’s first chance to lap the full Le Mans track will be followed by a busy fortnight for Alpine.

24 Hours of Le Mans will no longer be new for Panciatici

Nelson Panciatici back at Le Mans in the Alpine A450 N°36

Alpine and Panciatici on the podium

Nelson Panciatici crossed the finishing line of the 3 Hours of Imola in second place. With this first podium, the Signatech-Alpine team and their drivers are now in second place in the provisional rankings of the ELMS Championship.

Nelson Panciatici will race in Alpine N° 36

After 35 years away, Alpine makes its comeback in Le Mans with the same philosophy of wisdom and intelligence rather than means to be a race leader.

The Signatech-Alpine breaks cover

Nelson Panciatici and Pierre Ragues, the two drivers who will share the car at every round of the ELMS, will be joined for the Le Mans 24 Hours by Tristan Gommendy.

Navarra: Atech GP event summary

1-2 FOR ATECH REID IN SUPERLEAGUE FORMULA FINALE Atech Reid brought its Superleague Formula by Sonangol series to a close with a superb 1-2 for FC Porto (Alvaro Parente) and PSV Eindhoven (Esteban Guerrieri) in the second race in Spain today. The ...

Navarra: Atech Reid qualifying report

Buurman on the Money for Championship Finale Yelmer Buurman will start from grid 3 tomorrow after a solid qualifying session this afternoon in Navarra. The AC Milan driver was consitently fast in practice this morning and has most importantly ...

Navarra: Series qualifying report

Rigon on pole to win EURO 1,000,000 Superleague Formula by Sonangol points leader Davide Rigon (RSC Anderlecht) took a significant step towards clinching the 2010 title and a prize of EURO 1,000,000 by winning the Pole Shoot-out in the final round ...

Beijing: Series qualifying report

Parente snatches last-gasp Beijing pole Alvaro Parente (FC Porto) belied his lack of track time and late arrival in China to take a superb pole position for Superleague Formula by Sonangol's first-ever street race in Beijing. The Portuguese ...

Beijing: Atech Reid qualifying report

FC Porto Takes First ever Beijing Street Circuit Pole Position Alvaro Parente (FC Porto) today made history by becoming the first driver to take pole position at the Beijing street circuit. The semi permanent track is designed around the roads ...

Ordos: Atech Reid event summary

DOUBLE VICTORY FOR ATECH REID IN CHINA The Atech Reid-prepared cars of reigning champions Liverpool FC and Portuguese club FC Porto took two of the three race wins in Superleague Formula by Sonangol's first ever Chinese rounds at Ordos on Sunday.

Portimao: Series event summary

Vervisch bags EU 100,000 as title race takes another twist In just his second Superleague Formula by Sonangol race weekend, Frederic Vervisch (Liverpool) claimed the EU 100,000 prize for winning the dash-for-cash Super Final after a superb ...

Portimao: Series preview

Title too close to call ahead of Algarve This season's topsy-turvy title race continues on September 18/19 when Superleague Formula by Sonangol hits Portimao in Portugal for round nine of the championship. Superleague Formula's first visit to ...

Adria: Series qualifying report

Davide Rigon (RSC Anderlecht) made his home knowledge count with a dominant performance to take pole position in round 8 of Superleague Formula by Sonangol at Adria International Raceway today. The Italian, one of the few drivers on the grid to ...

Zolder: Series event summary

Home win for RSC Anderlecht in Zolder Super Final Davide Rigon netted Belgian club RSC Anderlecht a home victory in the Super Final at round 6 of Superleague Formula by Sonangol at Zolder. The Italian grabbed the & ...

Zolder: Series Friday report

Evenly-matched draw points to thrilling qualifying session at Zolder The Group Stages of qualifying for round 6 of Superleague Formula by Sonangol look set to be closely fought at Zolder tomorrow after the draw threw up two evenly-matched ...

Nurburgring: Series qualifying report

First pole position for AS Roma and Julien Jousse A Superleague Formula by Sonangol qualifying session marked by surprises saw Italian club AS Roma and its French driver Julien Jousse make amends for both nations' disastrous World Cup campaigns by ...

Gold Coast newsletter 2010-06-21

VILLENEUVE, KELLY, PRIAULX, PRUETT IMPRESS IN BUSY WEEKEND FOR GC ENTRANTS - 1997 Formula One World Champion Jacques Villeneuve robbed of potential-second place by mechanical issues in final two laps of NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Road ...

Jarama: Series race report

Olympiacos wins Super Final as van der Drift continues to impress Superleague Formula by Sonangol rookie Chris van der Drift scored his first ever Super Final victory as the New Zealander's continued impressive form netted Greek club ...

Jarama: Series preview

Superleague Formula by Sonangol set for Spanish fiesta! Superleague Formula by Sonangol is ready to host a festival of motorsport, football and music as the series celebrates the World Cup in style at round 4 of the 2010 season at Jarama, Spain ...

Zytek race report

Top Ten Finish for Ginetta-Zytek at Le Mans Three Zytek engined cars in the first seven in LMP2 The Ginetta-Zytek of Team Bruichladdich has finished in the top 10 at this year's Le Mans 24-hour race while three of the top seven cars in the LMP2 ...

Zytek final qualifying report

Four Zytek-engined Prototypes to Start at Le Mans One LMP1 and three LMP2s on the grid The four Zytek-engined teams competing in the Le Mans 24-hour race all completed qualifying yesterday and now look forward to this weekend's round-the clock ...

Zytek preview

LMS Champions to Race for Le Mans Honours Zytek Motorsport provides support for four teams at French classic Zytek Motorsport is supporting four teams at this weekend's Le Mans 24-hours with line-ups that include the reigning Le Mans Series ...

Magny-Cours: Series event summary

Milan does the double AC Milan and Yelmer Buurman scored a Superleague Formula by Sonangol double by adding Super Final victory and a cheque for & ...

Assen: Series preview

Little respite as Magny-Cours concludes European double header Just a week after Superleague Formula by Sonangol visited Assen in Holland, the championship makes the short hop into France, destination Magny-Cours, for round three of the 2010 ...

Assen: Series Sunday report

Rigon reigns again for Anderlecht Davide Rigon gave RSC Anderlecht fans a weekend to remember in round 2 of Superleague Formula by Sonangol in Assen by adding Super Final victory to his earlier race 1 triumph to scoop & ...