Tag Archive: Carlos Sainz

Jul 14

The World Series by Renault takes its summer break

51,000 spectators: thank you!

The World Series by Renault takes its summer breakThe fourth of the year, the Nürburgring meeting is the last before the start of the World Series by Renault’s extended summer break. Ahead lie two months in which the drivers can take a well-earned rest and recharge their batteries before reconvening for the second half of the campaign, which begins at the Hungaroring on 13-14 September. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Roberto Merhi back in contention before summer break

On Sunday, Roberto Merhi (Zeta Corse) took his second victory in this year’s Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

Roberto Merhi back in contention before summer breakSix years after his win at the Nürburgring in the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, the Spaniard has won on this same circuit ahead of the Lotus duo of Matthieu Vaxiviere and Marlon Stockinger. In the championship, Roberto Merhi is now second overall, 39 points behind countryman Carlos Sainz (DAMS), who was eliminated in a first corner incident.

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Jul 12

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: A perfect day for Carlos Sainz

Carlos Sainz (DAMS) returned to his winning ways on the return of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series to the Nürburgring.

A perfect day for Carlos SainzStarting from pole, his sixth of the season, the Red Bull Junior Team driver led from start to finish for the victory ahead of Roberto Merhi (Zeta Corse) and Sergey Sirotkin (Fortec Motorsports).

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Jul 11

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Roberto continues on his Merhi way

Sauber F1 Team reserve driver, Sergey Sirotkin (Fortec Motorsports) posted the quickest time in the morning session.

Roberto continues on his Merhi wayWinner two weeks ago in Moscow Roberto Merhi (Zeta Corse) was quickest in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective tests. In the return of the World Series by Renault premier class at the Nürburgring, the Spaniard, who was victorious on this same circuit in the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 in 2008, set the fastest lap on Friday stopping the clock in 1:42.179 to lead the Red Bull Junior Team drivers, Pierre Gasly (Arden Motorsport) and Carlos Sainz (DAMS).

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Jul 10

Sainz debut at Hockenheim ‘possible’ – reports

Multiple Spanish sources are confirming the news, although they disagree about his chances.

Carlos Sainz Talks about Carlos Sainz jr immediately replacing a Caterham driver for the German grand prix and beyond took place at Silverstone last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Back to the Eifel

The World Series by Renault makes its return to the Nürburgring this weekend.

Formula Renault 3.5 Absent from the calendar last year, the German circuit will host the fourth meeting of the 2014 season. The on and off-track programmes will be very busy with the Eurocup Clio returning to action alongside the Formula Renault 3.5 Series and Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0. In addition, Carlos Sainz will put in a demonstration run in an F1 car. Red Bull factory driver, Sébastien Buemi will star in the Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show in front of the German fans.

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Jun 12

Formula Renault 3.5: “This has to be my year” – Carlos Sainz

Five pole positions and four victories in seven races

Carlos Sainz: “This has to be my year“Championship leader in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series heading to the meeting at the Moscow Raceway, Carlos Sainz has dominated the first half of the season with four wins from seven starts.

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Jun 01

Carlos Sainz strikes again at Spa

Sunday’s Formula Renault 3.5 Series race at Spa-Francorchamps gets under way at 15:05

Carlos Sainz strikes again at SpaA lights-to-flag winner yesterday, points leader Carlos Sainz (DAMS) is well placed to repeat the feat on Sunday, after securing his fifth pole of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series season at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Carlos Sainz untouchable at Spa-Francorchamps

Championship leader, Carlos Sainz (DAMS) scored his third win in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series this season.

Carlos Sainz - Spa 2014 The Red Bull Junior Team driver ran the table at Spa-Francorchamps, increasing his lead in the general classification after running away from the field in dominating fashion.

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May 30

The Formula Renault 3.5 Series drivers with links to F1 led the way during the collective tests at Spa-Francorchamps

Sainz and Sirotkin, lead the way at Spa

Sainz and Sirotkin, lead the way at SpaChampionship leader and Red Bull Junior Team driver, Carlos Sainz (DAMS) set the fastest lap of the day in 1:59.139, ahead of Sauber F1 Team reserve driver Sergey Sirotkin (Fortec Motorsports).

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May 25

Norman Nato invincible in the Principality

Norman Nato (DAMS) has won the Formula Renault 3.5 Series race in the streets of Monaco.

Norman Nato invincible in the PrincipalityFollowing his domination in practice and qualifying, the French driver led from start to finish taking the chequered flag ahead of Marco Sørensen (Tech 1 Racing) and Jazeman Jaafar (ISR), to receive the winner’s trophy from Carlos Ghosn, President and CEO of Renault. Championship leader, Carlos Sainz (DAMS) finished just off the podium, but increased his lead in the general classification.

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May 24

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Norman Nato on pole at Monaco

The DAMS drivers demonstrated their mastery of the streets of Monaco during Formula Renault 3.5 Series qualifying.

Norman Nato on pole at MonacoIn dominating their group session, Norman Nato and Carlos Sainz locked up the front row, but the Spaniard was penalized two positions for blocking another driver. Jazeman Jaafar (ISR) and Marco Sørensen (Tech 1 Racing) will start between the two men.

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Apr 27

World Series by Renault: Rowland converts pole to dominate race two (updated²)

Oliver Rowland stormed to his maiden series victory, winning race two in Motorland, Aragon.

World Series by Renault logo The Briton successfully converted his pole position into a convincing race win, greeting the chequered flag thirteen seconds before his former FR2.0 Eurocup rival, Pierre Gasly. This is the second podium for Fortec’s rookie driver who finished yesterday’s race in third. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

On Sunday, Carlos Sainz (DAMS) took his first win in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series (updated)

Carlos Sainz gets his revenge at Monza

Carlos Sainz Unlucky yesterday, the Red Bull Junior Team driver answered by dominating qualifying and the race on the Autodromo di Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Will Stevens (Strakka Racing) has become the first victor this year in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series

Will Stevens takes maiden win at Monza

World Series by Renault logoOn the Autodromo di Monza, the Englishman put in a stellar performance to score his maiden win in the category. The Caterham Racing Academy driver was joined on the podium by two newcomers, Roberto Merhi (Zeta Corse) and Pierre Gasly (Arden Motorsport), at the end of a spectacular and intense race. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Carlos Sainz leads the way at Monza

Ideal weather conditions for Formula Renault 3.5 Series

World Series by Renault logo

After six days of studious winter collective testing, the Formula Renault 3.5 Series headed into action at the Autodromo di Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Alonso to respond to Montezemolo rating ‘on the track’

“I did my job and I hope that it is valued as much as possible.”

2013-09-08 - Fernando Alonso - 0011Fernando Alonso has opted not to respond to his boss Luca di Montezemolo, after the Ferrari president gave the driver “eight out of 10″ for his 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

Marciello Raffaele tops Day 1 of GP2 post-season testing

Trident rookie quickest at Yas Marina Circuit

GP2 - Raffaele Marciello (Trident Racing)F3 European champion Marciello Raffaele impressed on his first GP2 outing: the Italian set the best laptime of the day at the wheel of the Trident Racing car in a 1:49.811 in the evening session at Yas Marina Circuit.

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Jul 18

Formula One teams Young Driver Test report day 2 (updated)

Formula One day 2 test report

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Jul 16

Scuderia Toro Rosso confirms Silverstone driver line-up

Young Driver Test and tyre test

09 - Scuderia Toro RossoScuderia Toro Rosso will field a total of five drivers for the upcoming test at Silverstone circuit, which runs from the 17th to 19th July. Read the rest of this entry »

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