Tag Archive: Formula Renault 3.5 Series

Mar 06

Tio Ellinas confirms at Jerez

Day two of Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective testing at Cicuito de Jerez went the way of Tio Ellinas (Strakka Racing).

Tio Ellinas confirms at Jerez

On Friday, the Cypriot set quickest lap of the morning session in 1:28.260. He finished the day with best time, ahead of the fastest man in the afternoon, Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus), and Tom Dillmann (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin).

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Mar 05

Tio Ellinas quickest in return to action

 22 drivers and 11 teams were present at the Circuito de Jerez this Thursday.

Tio Ellinas quickest in return to actionThe 2015 World Series by Renault season kicked off with the opening day of collective testing for the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

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Feb 06

Meindert van Buuren signs up with Lotus for second Formula Renault 3.5 season

The contract with the Czech team sees the Dutchman racing as a Lotus Formula Renault 3.5 junior in 2015.

Meindert van BuurenMeindert van Buuren will be returning for a second season in the Formula Renault 3.5 series after signing to drive for Lotus Charouz.

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Feb 03

Ten drivers already confirmed for the 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series season

Four of them competed in last year’s championship

Ten drivers already confirmed for the 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series seasonWith a few weeks still to go before the first testing sessions of the 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series season, to be held at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain on 5-6 March, ten drivers have already confirmed they will be lining up on the grid for the year ahead.

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Jan 28

Strakka Racing signs Gustav Malja for 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 campaign

19-year-old Swede joins Strakka Racing’s 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 line-up for debut WSR season

Strakka Racing logo Strakka Racing has signed FR2.0 NEC front-runner Gustav Malja for its 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 championship campaign. Malja, 19, currently part of the Swedish national motor racing team and McLaren Performance Academy Driver of 2014, scored two victories in the highly competitive Formula Renault NEC series en route to fifth in the 2014 standings.

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Jan 15

Saxo Bank doubles down on sponsorship

For Denmark’s Motorsport brothers Sorensen

Marco Sorensen Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, today announces a new sponsorship of Lasse Sørensen, winner of the 2014 French F4 Championship, as well as its continued support of older brother and GP2 driver Marco Sørensen. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Renault Sport and the ACM extend their partnership

Allowing the Formula Renault 3.5 Series race to continue as the curtain raiser for the F1 Grand Prix

Renault Sport and the ACM extend their partnershipAssociated for nearly 30 years, the Automobile Club de Monaco (ACM) and Renault announces the renewing of their global strategic partnership. The solid relationship with Renault Sport benefits directly, allowing the Formula Renault 3.5 Series race to continue as the curtain raiser for the F1 Grand Prix for three years.

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Nov 20

Stevens completes Team driver line-up

Will Stevens completes Caterham F1 team driver line-up

11 - Caterham F1 TeamFollowing our announcement earlier this week that Kamui will be driving for the team again at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the Caterham F1 Team is pleased to announce that Will Stevens will race alongside the Japanese driver this weekend in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Sainz and Ricciardo set for Abu Dhabi debut

This will be Carlos’ second test outing for Infiniti Red Bull Racing. 

01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing Formula Renault 3.5 Champion Carlos Sainz Jr will line-up alongside Daniel Ricciardo for Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s final test of the 2014 season at Yas Marina Circuit on November 25 and 26 following the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Arden International – Junior Team announcement

Arden launch Junior Team

Arden Motorsport logo Top British single-seater team Arden International will field a multiple car entry in next season’s inaugural MSA Formula championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Sainz says he ‘deserves’ Toro Rosso debut

Carlos Sainz jr is convinced he should be handed his F1 debut by backer Red Bull.

Carlos Sainz Jr The 20-year-old is the newly crowned champion of the highly rated Formula Renault 3.5 series, but he was overlooked by Red Bull for a guaranteed seat at the junior team Toro Rosso for 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Rowland wins, DAMS picks up another title

Starting from the pole position, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) won the final race of season ten of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

Rowland wins, DAMS picks up another titleThe protégé of the Racing Steps Foundation scored his second triumph of the season ahead of Nicholas Latifi (Tech 1 Racing) and William Buller (Arden Motorsport). Thanks to his fourth place result, Pierre Gasly (Arden Motorsport), winner of the 2013 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, finishes runner-up to fellow Red Bull Junior Team driver, Carlos Sainz (DAMS).

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Oct 18

British trio go fastest at Jerez

Formula Renault 3.5 Series – Qualifying 1

British trio go fastest at Jerez

Will Stevens (Strakka Racing) grabbed his maiden Formula Renault 3.5 Series pole at Jerez on Saturday. The British driver got the better of fellow countrymen Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) and William Buller (Arden Motorsport) in a qualifying session that saw the two title candidates struggle, with Roberto Merhi (Zeta Corse) no faster than tenth and Carlos Sainz (DAMS) lining up five places behind him on the grid.

 

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Oct 17

Toro Rosso hopeful Sainz ‘patient’ amid Vergne reports

Carlos Sainz jr says he is being “patient” as Red Bull decides his future in formula one.

2014-06-08_0863 Before Sebastian Vettel blew the ‘silly season’ wide open and Daniil Kvyat got the call to replace him at Red Bull Racing next year, Spanish rookie Sainz was licking his wounds at having missed out on a Toro Rosso debut for 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Tost says Toro Rosso seat ’99pc’ for Sainz

Carlos Sainz jr is closing in on a Toro Rosso drive for 2015.

Carlos Sainz Jr Until mere days ago, the Spanish rookie – as the apparent cream of Red Bull’s junior programme – remained disappointed to have missed out on departing Jean-Eric Vergne’s place for next season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Record victory for Carlos Sainz (updated)

Victorious on Saturday, Carlos Sainz (DAMS) did it again on Sunday at Circuit Paul Ricard.

Record victory for Carlos SainzThe Red Bull Junior Team driver beat pole winner, Pierre Gasly (Arden Motorsport) and Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports), who put in a fine comeback drive.

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Sep 23

For this sixth meeting of season 10 of the World Series by Renault, the Fast, Free and Fun event heads to the Paul Ricard Circuit.

The first titles at Paul Ricard?

The first titles at Paul Ricard?The Castellet weekend promises a unique spectacle with title battles in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series, Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Eurocup Clio.

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Sep 15

Bianchi future unclear amid Marussia uncertainty

Jules Bianchi has revealed he is not sure he will still be driving for Marussia beyond 2014.

IMG_4100 The 25-year-old Frenchman, who is the cream of Ferrari’s driver development ‘academy’, has impressed since debuting last year with the backmarker team. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

Nato wins, Merhi closes in on Sainz

Winner at Monaco, Norman Nato (DAMS) did it again at the Hungaroring.

Nato wins, Merhi closes in on Sainz

Sunday, the French driver put in a perfect start to get the better of pole man Roberto Merhi (Zeta Corse) and went on to take his second victory in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series. Red Bull Junior Team driver, Pierre Gasly (Arden Motorsport) completed the podium.

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Sep 11

F1 Fridays looming for Sirotkin, Verstappen

Teen Sergey Sirotkin will make his formula one weekend debut in his native Russia next month.

2014-08-22 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Max Verstappen (1) Recently, it was believed financially struggling Sauber’s so-called ‘Russian rescue deal’ had essentially collapsed, casting doubt on the future of 19-year-old tester Sirotkin. Read the rest of this entry »

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