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  1. SPM rules out Montoya, Patrick for Indy 500 third carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Motorsport.com

    Schmidt Peterson Motorsports' co-owner Sam Schmidt says it will not run Danica Patrick or Juan Pablo Montoya at the 2018 Indianapolis 500, but confirms it still plans to run an extra entry. SPM had signed a deal with Tristan Gommendy and ex-Formula 1 team owner Didier Calmels, but that deal collapsed at the end of 2017.

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  2. Patrick thought finding Daytona, Indy rides would take less timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | Motorsport.com

    ... firmed her retirement. Schmidt Peterson Motorsports also said it was unlikely - although its program to run Tristan Gommendy fell through late last year.

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  3. Proposed Schmidt Peterson / Calmels partnership endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and Calmels Sport will not be partnering to run Tristan Gommendy at next year's Indianapolis 500. The surprising tie-up was announced mid-September and 38-year-old Tristan Gommendy, a one-year Champ Car driver, who took pole at Mont-Tremblant in 2007, expressed an eagerness to make his oval debut at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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  4. Bahrain WEC: Porsche tops disrupted final practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    ... Chan DC Racing Oreca that ended up the benchmark, the Chinese driver setting a best effort of 1m48.879s. Tristan Gommendy made it a one-two for the Jota Sport-run squad with a 1m49.338s in the #37 entry, while best of the rest was former Audi driver ...

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  5. IndyCar to accept team that has man who killed wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | USA Today

    ... entrant from co-owner Sam Schmidt, and that "his partner is Calmels, so the relationship is once-removed." Tristan Gommendy would drive the third SPM car according to an announcement this week. Miles said it is his belief that series has the power ...

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  6. Brundle's Jackie Chan team hang on to sixth place ahead of Texas tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... race from sixth on the grid and after the first of the six hours of racing was sitting in fourth place with Tristan Gommendy at the wheel. Meanwhile, their sister car, and the series-leading number 38, was just ahead, but soon encountered clutch ...

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  7. IndyCar: Tristan Gommendy to compete in 2018 Indianapolis 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Auto Racing Daily

    Schmidt Peterson Motorsports will partner with former Formula 1 entrant Didier Calmels to run France's Tristan Gommendy in the 2018 Indy 500. "Didier has a long history in racing in Europe, just sold his company, and we've had some meetings in Indy," said SPM co-owner Sam Schmidt.

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  8. IndyCar team partners with convicted killer for 2018 Indianapolis 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | USA Today

    The French businessman with whom Schmidt Peterson Motorsports plans to partner to field a third Indianapolis 500 entry is a convicted killer. Schmidt Peterson announced Tuesday morning that Didier Calmels would partner with the team to run driver Tristan Gommendy in next year's 102nd running of the 500.

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  9. Gommendy: "Impossible to say no" to Calmels-SPM Indy 500 projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Tristan Gommendy, who will make a shock return to U.S. open-wheel racing next May, says that what convinced him to sign up for the project was that former F1 team owner Didier Calmels understands the scale of the task ahead. Gommendy competed for KV Racing in the Champ Car World Series ten years ago, and scored pole position at Mont-Tremblant, before switching to the now-defunct Superleague Formula.

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  10. Gommendy joins SPM line-up for 2018 Indy 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    French driver Tristan Gommendy will make his Indianapolis 500 debut next year with the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team, it was announced on Tuesday. The 38-year-old, who has focused largely on LMP2 racing for the past few years, had previously competed in America when he raced in the Champ Car series during the 2007 season with KV Racing.

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  11. George Russell extends lead in championship race after superb Silverstone driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... heading for a podium finish in the #37 Jackie Chan DC Racing ORECA LMP2 prototype. Brundle and team mates Tristan Gommendy and David Cheng started the six-hour race at the Nurburgring from fifth on the grid with Brundle taking the first two stints ...

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  12. Jota boss open to future LMP1 privateer moveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    ... overall - the highest ever finish for an LMP2 entrant. The sister #37 car of Alex Brundle, David Cheng and Tristan Gommendy was elevated to third overall - and second in class - after the disqualification of the #13 Rebellion for a bodywork ...

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  13. Rebellion accepts it made Le Mans "error of judgement"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    ... overall at Le Mans, leading a Jackie Chan DC Racing one-two in class after the Rebellion exclusion promoted Tristan Gommendy, Alex Brundle and David Cheng to second.

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  14. Jota boss "didn't dare to dream" of overall Le Mans victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    The boss of LMP2 team Jota Sport, which runs Jackie Chan DC Racing, has told Motorsport.com how the outfit came close to making Le Mans history last weekend. Sam Hignett, one of the founding fathers of the Jota squad, said that although the Oliver Jarvis, Ho-Pin Tung and Thomas Laurent-crewed Oreca-Gibson led for two-and a half-hours, it was always going to take more than a three-lap advantage to hold on for an improbable overall win.

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  15. Alex Brundle puts foot down as Jackie Chan team earn Le Mans podiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... day and an incredible race for the team," confirmed Brundle who, along with team-mates David Cheng and Tristan Gommendy, completed a one-two for the Jackie Chan team. The 37 car had a strong start with Gommendy behind the wheel, having lined up on ...

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  16. Third-place Le Mans finisher disqualified, giving Jackie Chan's cars a 2-3 finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Autoblog

    ... disqualification means that the Jackie Chan DC Racing number 37 car driven by China's David Cheng, France's Tristan Gommendy and Britain's Alex Brundle moves up to the podium place. That would be a double for the LMP2 team backed by the Hong Kong ...

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  17. Porsche (centre), Jackie Chan DC Racing (left) and Oreca-Gibson on the podium. Photo: AFPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    ... fabled endurance race on Sunday and first in the LMP2 class. But Chan's second car, piloted by David Cheng, Tristan Gommendy and Alex Brundle, leapfrogged the Oreca piloted by Nelson Piquet Jr, Mathias Beche and David Hansson into third after they ...

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  18. Jackie Chan goes 2-3 at Le Mans after DQRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Star Online

    ... in the 85th edition of the fabled endurance race on Sunday. Chan's second car, piloted by David Cheng, Tristan Gommendy and Alex Brundle, leapfrogged the Oreca piloted by Nelson Piquet Jr, Mathias Beche and David Hansson into third after the ...

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  19. Motor racing - Rebellion disqualified from Le Mans third placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... disqualification means that the Jackie Chan DC Racing number 37 car driven by China's David Cheng, France's Tristan Gommendy and Britain's Alex Brundle moves up to the podium place. That would be a double for the LMP2 team backed by the Hong Kong ...

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  20. Rebellion Racing disqualified and stripped of overall podium at 24 Hours of Le MansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | AutoWeek

    ... don Hartley. The disqualification promotes the second Jackie Chan DC car to third with drivers David Cheng, Tristan Gommendy and Alex Brundle. That's a double-podium for the Chinese-backed and British operated team.

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