Tag Archive: Formula Renault 3.5 Series

Jul 22

Canadian single-seater ace Nicholas Latifi signs GP2 deal with MP Motorsport

“I’m really excited to be joining MP Motorsport” – Latifi

Nicholas Latifi portraitSuccessful Formula Renault 3.5 Series front-runner Nicholas Latifi will line-up on the GP2 Series grid with MP Motorsport this weekend, 25th/26th July, after wrapping up a deal with the podium finishing squad to contest the sixth event of the season at the Hungaroring and other selected GP2 races during the second half of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Oliver Rowland at the wheel of the Red Bull RB8

The Fortec Motorsports man has earned a drive in a Formula One car in the Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show

Oliver Rowland at the wheel of the Red Bull RB8Oliver Rowland’s reward for leading the Formula Renault 3.5 Series standings after nine races is a drive in the Red Bull RB8 at the next Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show, which will be held at the Silverstone World Series by Renault meeting on 5-6 September.

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Jul 13

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Vaxiviere wins race 2 at the Red Bull Ring (updated)

Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) has scored his third success this year in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

Starting from pole, the Lotus F1 Team Junior protégé conserved the lead to win race 2 on the day, ahead of Racing Steps Foundation driver Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) and rookie Roy Nissany (Tech 1 Racing), who strode on to the podium for the first time in the category.

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Jul 12

4 Hours of Red Bull Ring: Action packed racing keeps Austrian fans on the edge of their seats (updated)

The race win went to the no38 JOTA Sport Gibson-Nissan

The chequered flag brought an end to one of the most thrilling races ever held at the Red Bull Ring with the whole of the European Le Mans Series grid providing non stop action for over 12000 fans who travelled to Spielberg.

Jul 12

Thousands of spectators at the Red Bull Ring today

Full grandstands for the start of Red Bull Ring Race Festival

Red Bull Ring Race Festival In the warm Austrian sunshine, thousands of spectators have arrived at the Red Bull Ring to enjoy a great festival of motorsport with of a unique blend of endurance racing by the European Le Mans Series, single seater action by the Formula Renault 3.5 Series and world class Touring Car entertainment by the TCR International Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Rowland and Vaxiviere each claim a pole

“To be honest, this morning I drove like a nutter and the car stayed on track” – Oliver Rowland

placeholder+imageLeader in the general classification, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) took the pole position for race one on Sunday with a time of 1:17.641.

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Jul 11

Drivers gather to celebrate motorsport at the Red Bull Ring

4 Hours of Red Bull Ring
European Le Mans Series logo Nearly 120 drivers from the European Le Mans Series, Formula Renault 3.5 Series and the TCR International Series all gathered in the paddock for a driver group photograph to celebrate the first event that the three international race series have run together as a festival of motorsport.

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Jul 09

A Great Day of Entertainment at the Red Bull Ring

NASCAR show run will provide tyre smoking entertainment for the fans.

Red Bull Ring - NASCAR show run will provide tyre smoking entertainment for the fans. The 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring will take place in Austria on Sunday 12 July and is round 3 of the 5 race 2015 European Le Mans Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: An Austrian stopover before vacation

The World Series by Renault feature category will be in action at the Red Bull Ring for round five of the season this 11 and 12 July.

While the Renault Sport Trophy and Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 competitors are now enjoying the summer break, the Formula Renault 3.5 Series teams and drivers head to Austria.

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Jun 14

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Oliver Rowland’s perfect start (updated)

Formula Renault 3.5 Series leader, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) came up big on Sunday at Budapest.

After a perfect launch from fifth place on the grid, the Racing Steps Foundation protégé overtook pole winner Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) for the lead and went on to control the passing attempts of his rival throughout the 27 lap of the race. With his runner-up finish, the French driver now trails the Englishman by 16 points in the championship. Also starting from row three, rookie Gustav Malja (Strakka Racing) scored his maiden podium result in the category.

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Jun 14

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Vaxiviere on pole for race two

Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) claimed pole for Sunday’s race at the Hungaroring by clocking a fastest lap of 1:29.221.

Vaxiviere on pole for race twoFresh from his win on Saturday, Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) will start alongside him on the front row, while Jazeman Jaafar (Fortec Motorsports), Roberto Merhi (Pons Racing) and points leader Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) round off the top five.

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Jun 13

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Maiden win for Egor Orudzhev in Hungary

Starting from the front row, the SMP Racing protégé got the better of the pole man

World Series by Renault logo On this Saturday, Russian Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) became the first rookie to win this season in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

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Jun 13

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Pole for Rowland at the Hungaroring

The first Formula Renault 3.5 Series race of the Hungaroring weekend gets under way at 11.45.

Pole for Rowland at the HungaroringFormula Renault 3.5 Series championship leader Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) secured his second pole of the season at the Hungaroring on Saturday morning.

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Jun 12

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Vaxiviere dominates collective testing in Hungary

Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) dominated the two collective tests held at the Hungaroring

placeholder+imageThe Lotus F1 Team Junior driver posted the fastest lap of the day in 1:29.514 to lead from Tom Dillmann (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) and leader in the general classification, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports).

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Jun 10

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: The tension rises in Budapest

The Hungaroring will mark the third round of the 2015 World Series by Renault.

The tension rises in BudapestA fixture on the calendar since 2007, the Hungarian circuit will host the Renault Sport Trophy, Formula Renault 3.5 Series and Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 this coming June 13 and 14.

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May 31

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: The double for Oliver Rowland

Rowland maintains the lead

Formula Renault 3.5 Series Spa-Francorchamps course 2 England’s Oliver Rowland (Forte Motorsport) has taken the lead of the general classification in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series after his win on the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.

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May 31

Englishman Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) earned his first pole position of the season in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series

Rowland takes Sunday’s pole at Spa

Formula Renault 3.5 Series Spa-Francorchamps course 2 On the Spa-Francorchamps track, the Racing Steps Foundation protégé clocked the time to beat with a 1:59.092 lap to overtake Tio Ellinas (Strakka Racing) as well as best rookie and McLaren Young Driver Development Programme member Nyck de Vries (DAMS).

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May 30

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Vaxiviere scores second pole at Spa

Canadian Nicholas Latifi (Arden Motorsport) will line up in the first row

Vaxiviere scores second pole at SpaThird overall, Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) scored his second pole position of the season with a 1:58.768 finish.The Lotus F1 Team Junior driver posted the fastest time to beat out Dutchman Beitske Visser (AVF). The female racer then lost all her times for a non conformity on the checked position concerning the position of the flat bottom.

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May 24

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Jazeman Jaafar triumphs at Monaco

The Malaysian native scored his premier success in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series

Description de l'imageTop rookie in the Principality in 2013 and podium finisher in 2013 and 2014, Jazeman Jaafar (Fortec Motorsports) was victorious this Sunday in the streets of Monaco and received the winner’s trophy from Carlos Ghosn, President and CEO of Renault.

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May 21

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Strakka Racing ready for the streets of Monaco

Tio Ellinas and Gustav Malja will be racing in front of the world’s best teams and drivers

WSR GalleryAfter a successful point-scoring outing at the first round of the 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series, Strakka Racing is set for arguably the most important race of the year on the streets of Monte Carlo.

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