Tag Archive: Formula Renault 3.5 Series

Aug 21

Sainz jr on hold after Verstappen signing

“Red Bull wants to support me and are trying to find a solution, even for next year” – Sainz.

Carlos Sainz In the wake of Max Verstappen’s signing, life goes on for two other drivers who were overtaken by the fresh-faced teenager. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

My target is still F1 – Roberto Merhi

With two victories in the last three races he is now the main rival of Carlos Sainz

[Feature] Roberto Merhi: 'My target is still F1'Back in single-seaters after two years in the DTM, Roberto Merhi heads to the summer break in second place in the general classification, as well as top rookie. With a podium result in the first race of the season, the Zeta Corse driver is now the man to beat in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

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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 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 29

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: First win for Roberto Merhi and Zeta Corse

At the Moscow Raceway

First win for Roberto Merhi and Zeta CorseBack in open-wheel competition this year, Roberto Merhi gave his team Zeta Corse a day to remember on home soil with a first pole position and victory, as well as the fastest lap in the race.

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Jun 25

Sirotkin says de Silvestro role ‘a marketing ploy’

Sergey Sirotkin has denied his future at Sauber is being overshadowed by the Swiss female driver Simona de Silvestro.

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 05 Funded by her wealthy backers, de Silvestro – who also ran at Fiorano in April – returned to track action this week in a 2012 Sauber at the Valencia circuit, Spain’s El Mundo Deportivo reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

Direction Russia

The drivers and teams will be accompanied by Red Bull driver Daniil Kvyat

World Series by Renault logo For the third meeting of the 2014 World Series by Renault season, the competitors head to the Moscow Raceway this coming June 28 and 29. Following a successful inauguration in 2012, the Russian circuit hosts the event proposed by Renault Sport Technologies for a third consecutive year.

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Jun 17

Caterham F1 Team Confirms Silverstone Test For Will Stevens

Strakka’s Will Stevens to drive 2014 Caterham F1 car after Silverstone GP

Will Stevens - photo Caterham F1 Team Caterham F1 Team has confirmed that its Test Driver and Caterham Racing Academy member Will Stevens will drive the team’s 2014 CT05 F1 car on July 8th at the Silverstone F1 test, taking place after the British Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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 08

Tost admits Sainz jr on road to Toro Rosso

Carlos Sainz jr is well on the road to formula one.

2014-06-05_0580 After Daniil Kvyat made his impressive F1 debut in 2014, 19-year-old Spaniard Sainz, whose father is the world rallying legend, is now the cream of Red Bull’s junior driver programme. Read the rest of this entry »

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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May 20

Tost flags Toro Rosso future for Sainz jr

Carlos Sainz jr is the next driver in line at Red Bull’s F1 junior team, Toro Rosso.

GP3 - Carlos Sainz Jr (MW Arden) This year, Russian 20-year-old Daniil Kvyat has impressed despite stepping straight into F1 as the reigning GP3 champion. 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

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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 »

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