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In the genes of the brand since 1898, motor racing has been one of the fundamental elements of Renault’s strategy.
The World Series by Renault has been one of the best examples: hosting between 400,000 – 500,000 spectators per year and benefiting from vast media exposure, the World Series by Renault is one of the most important motor racing events and remains loyal to its motto ”Fast, Free and Fun”.
51,000 spectators: thank you!
The 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.
Sauber F1 Team reserve driver, Sergey Sirotkin (Fortec Motorsports) posted the quickest time in the morning session.
Winner 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).
The World Series by Renault makes its return to the Nürburgring this weekend.
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.
The drivers and teams will be accompanied by Red Bull driver Daniil Kvyat
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.
Renault Sport Technologies’ latest creation, the Renault Sport Trophy show car, will shortly be unveiled.
Boasting a uniquely stunning design – the first indication of its exceptional performance – the car will be unveiled to the media and the public at the Moscow International Automobile Salon (MIAS), which runs from 27 August to 7 September. An intense programme of development tests will now begin, with the car joining the World Series by Renault in 2015.
Oliver Rowland stormed to his maiden series victory, winning race two in Motorland, Aragon.
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.
Motorland Aragon is all set to host the opening weekend of the 2014 World Series by Renault season
This weekend’s visit will be the sixth the championship has made to the arid hills of Teruel. Designed by renowned Formula One track architect Hermann Tilke, the circuit was laid out with the assistance of former F1 driver Pedro de la Rosa, the technical consultant at Motorland Aragon.
Currently in fourth place overall in the 2013 Formula Renault 3.5 Series
British driver Will Stevens is the latest name to be added to the Caterham Racing Academy roster, the driver development program designed to create a clear route to F1 and provide all the training required for future motor racing champions.
“I had a very good car today and I made sure I didn’t make any mistakes.”
Kevin Magnussen (DAMS) backed up his impressive start to the Formula Renault 3.5 Series season with a fine win in Saturday’s race at Motorland Aragon, the Dane taking maximum points ahead of Will Stevens (P1 by Strakka Racing) and Arthur Pic (AV Formula) to move to the top of the championship standings.