Tag Archive: Formula Renault 3.5 Series

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 »

Mar 26

Pietro Fantin finishes testing in style

On the Circuito de Jerez

World Series by Renault logo The final day of Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective testing went the way of Pietro Fantin (International Draco Racing).

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Mar 18

Sauber patient amid slow-moving Russian deal

Sauber insists its Russian rescue deal remains on track.

2014-02-27_0011 - Sauber F1 Team - Bahrain - Adrian Sutil Originally set to feature the teen Sergey Sirotkin on the 2014 grid, talk of the Swiss team’s Russian buy-in has now quietened in the F1 paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Sorensen set to follow Saxo Bank to Lotus

He raced in Lotus’ black and gold colours in the Formula Renault 3.5 series

Marco Sorensen Marco Sorensen looks set to join Lotus as the Enstone based team’s new reserve driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Lotus to replace reserve driver Valsecchi – report

Lotus looks to have made its choice of official reserve driver for 2014.

2013-06-08_0051 It appears unlikely the Enstone based team will keep Davide Valsecchi on board, particularly after the Italian admitted he was “angry” when bosses overlooked him as the surgery-bound Kimi Raikkonen’s replacement late last season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 24

Sainz hopes son on road to F1

Sainz jr will contest the full Formula Renault 3.5 series in 2014

GP3 - Carlos Sainz Jr (MW Arden) Carlos Sainz jr could be the next rookie in line for a Red Bull-powered step into formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Rumour – Renault also testing 2014 turbo engine

The rumoured ‘secret’ Renault test took place at Magny Cours

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (6)Hot on the heels of reports Ferrari may have track tested its turbo V6 engine, it emerges that Renault might also have done the same. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Marciello sets new record at Motorland Aragon

Formula 3’s best prospects also got the call

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoMotorsport’s brightest young hopes have been invited to take a seat in the 530bhp Formula Renault 3.5 at Motorland Aragon on 20 November, with each driver being assigned to one of the 13 Formula Renault 3.5 Series teams for a half day of testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

GP2 struggling to make mark as F1 feeder

“It (GP2) is far too expensive”

Dani Clos - GP2 Series, Abu DhabiRed Bull’s Dr Helmut Marko has joined his McLaren counterpart in criticising the official F1 feeder series, GP2. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

Magnussen could replace Perez at McLaren – report

Formula Renault 3.5 as “a much higher quality championship than GP2″ – Whitmarsh

Kevin Magnussen - photo Jad Sherif - WR12 It was believed McLaren is on the verge of confirming Sergio Perez as Jenson Button’s continuing teammate for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Kvyat denies sponsors powered F1 debut

He insists he is not too young or inexperienced for F1

GP3 - Daniil Kvyat (MW Arden) Monza Race 1Daniil Kvyat has denied his surprise promotion to Toro Rosso for 2014 is being powered by Russian sponsors. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

Magnussen signs off with another win

 

Kevin Magnussen and DAMS finish in a blaze of glory!

Magnussen signs off with another winAfter clinching the Formula Renault 3.5 Series title on Saturday Kevin Magnussen (DAMS) followed by securing pole number eight of the year and victory number five.

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Oct 19

Title joy for Magnussen and Dams

The Dane did it in style too
In peerless form from the moment Friday’s collective testing got under way, Kevin Magnussen (Dams) clinched the Formula Renault 3.5 Series title in the weekend’s first race at Barcelona.

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Oct 02

Kvyat admits 2014 F1 move too soon

“Definitely I will not stay in GP3″

GP3 - Daniil Kvyat (MW Arden) Monza QualifyingDaniil Kvyat has admitted the vacancy at Toro Rosso for 2014 may have come too soon for him. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Stewards’ decision: Kevin Magnussen excluded after his victory today in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series

Kevin Magnussen back to winning ways at Paul Ricard

At the finish of the race after which Kevin Magnussen had a 46-point lead, in other words he was just five points away from the title, one of the Renault Sport scrutineers made a point of asking to check the flap of the DRS on car no. 20. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 15

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Da Costa back to winning ways in Budapest

Antonio Felix da Costa pulled away in the final laps to secure his first win since Monza

Antonio Felix da Costa (Arden Caterham) ended his five-month winless run in Budapest on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

Nico Muller defies the rain in Hungary

After starting from row eight on the grid

Nico Muller (International Draco Racing) mastered a wet track at the Hungaroring on Saturday afternoon to take victory in the weekend’s first Formula Renault 3.5 Series race from Kevin Magnussen (DAMS) and Sergey Sirotkin (ISR). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Carlos Sainz excels in Budapest

The Formula Renault 3.5 Series field was out in force in Hungary

World Series by Renault logoCarlos Sainz (Zeta Corse) eclipsed everyone as he made his Formula Renault 3.5 Series return in collective testing at the Hungaroring on Friday.

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