Tag Archive: Formula Renault 3.5

Feb 11

Daniël de Jong to join Rowland at MP Motorsport

Daniël de Jong continues in GP2

images/2016/GP2/02_Daniel_de_Jong/mp_ddj_p.jpgDutch driver Daniël de Jong will continue racing in the GP2 Series in 2016. De Jong joins reigning Formula Renault 3.5 champion Oliver Rowland in the Westmaas-based MP Motorsport team. Rowland was announced as the team’s first driver last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Oliver Rowland returns to MP Motorsport for 2016 season

RSF driver to combine GP2 with newly-announced Renault Sport Academy role

Oliver Rowland returns to MP Motorsport for 2016 seasonReigning Formula Renault 3.5 champion and newly-announced Renault Sport Academy recruit Oliver Rowland is to return to the GP2 series with MP Motorsport.

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Jan 15

Sirotkin joins ART Grand Prix for the 2016 season

Reigning champions confirm Russian driver

Sirotkin joins ART Grand Prix for the 2016 seasonART Grand Prix is pleased to open its 2016 season by announcing the arrival of Sergey Sirotkin, Russian SMP Racing supported driver, to its GP2 driver line up.

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Nov 30

Status Grand Prix post-season test line-up

Canadian squad announce their line up for the three days

Status Grand Prix logo The Yas Marina post-season GP2 test sees an all new driver line-up in the Status GP2 cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Nyck de Vries takes his first victory in the season finale

De Vries is the boss

Nyck de Vries takes his first victory in the season finale Winner of the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, Nyck de Vries (DAMS) takes his first victory in the season finale of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

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Sep 11

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Advantage Rowland in Nürburgring practice

“Practice went quite well. I think that we made a big step forward this afternoon” – Oliver Rowland

Formula Renault 3.5 Series - NürburgringLeader in the general classification, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) posted fastest lap during the Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective tests at the Nürburgring.

Jul 16

A look back at a weekend of superb racing at the Red Bull Ring in Austria

In Austria the paddock entertainments delighted everyone

paddock crowd rbr ambiance ND1 1127logoOver two days no fewer than 12,000 spectators made the trip to the most beautiful of the Austrian race circuits, a great success for the ELMS which at each of its rounds is attracting more and more spectators. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Oliver Rowland joins MP Motorsport for GP2 Round 5

Rowland to partner de Jong at Silverstone

Oliver Rowland joins MP Motorsport for Round 5Formula Renault 3.5 points-leader Oliver Rowland is to make a guest appearance in the GP2 series at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone this weekend.

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Jun 26

Piquet Jr. in FIA Formula E title contention in London

Turvey joins China Racing

G7C3915Double header FIA Formula E event in London shall the title decider with Nelson Piquet Jr, who leads the drivers´ standings but there are still six drivers retaining mathematical chance of winning. Briton Oliver Turvey new Piquet´s teammate

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 22

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: A Fortec Motorsports one-two in Monaco practice

The Fortec Motorsports team shined during the collective test at Monaco.

Description de l'imageWhile the Formula Renault 3.5 Series field had the chance to discover or readapt to the Monegasque circuit this morning, the leader in the general classification, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) led the way with a best time of 1:24.171 ahead of team mate Jazeman Jaafar (Fortec Motorsports). Lotus F1 Junior Team driver, Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus), was third.

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May 19

Renault Sport takes Monaco by storm

Renault Sport will be on the streets of Monaco for the principality’s upcoming Grand Prix

Renault Sport takes Monaco by storm On Friday 22 May, a unique expo will give fans a chance to discover the Renault Sport range and showcase the Clio R.S. 220 EDC Trophy and Renault Sport R.S. 01 cars.

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Apr 01

DAMS is delighted that Carlos Sainz its 2014 champion is already hitting the headlines in Formula 1 with Toro Rosso

DAMS is ready to take up new challenges!

Formula Renault 3.5 - Dams However, all the French team’s attention is now firmly concentrated on the new Formula Renault 3.5 season. After testing at Jerez (5-6 March) and Motorland Aragon (30-31 March) it’s time to take stock of the situation and the season’s prospects. Read the rest of this entry »

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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Dec 22

Duran delighted to be back racing (+video)

“I think it’s a great series – very exciting and I enjoyed it so much”

Salvador Duran was delighted to return to single-seater racing following an absence of more than four years when he made his Formula E debut at the Punta del Este ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Toro Rosso confirms Sainz for 2015

Toro Rosso late on Friday confirmed reports Carlos Sainz jr will complete the Red Bull-owned junior team’s 2015 driver lineup.

Formula Renault 3.5 Series Champion, Carlos Sainz to Formula 1 in 2015

The 20-year-old Spaniard and new Formula Renault 3.5 champion will replace the Italian based team’s driver of the past three seasons, Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Vergne announces Toro Rosso exit

Jean-Eric Vergne has announced his departure from Toro Rosso.

2014-06-07_0087 On Twitter, the Red Bull-owned junior team’s driver for the past three seasons said: “Despite a good season and 22 points, I’ll not drive anymore for Toro Rosso in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Toro Rosso set to announce Sainz jr on Monday

Red Bull will announce the identity of Jean-Eric Vergne’s successor at the junior team Toro Rosso in the coming days.

Carlos Sainz Jr 24-year-old Vergne, the Faenza based team’s driver for the past three seasons, revealed on Wednesday that he will not be rookie Max Verstappen’s teammate in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Sainz waits for imminent Toro Rosso announcement

Carlos Sainz jr says he hopes Toro Rosso will shortly announce his 2015 debut.

Carlos Sainz champion The major Spanish sports newspapers AS and Marca are separately reporting that the 20-year-old has been selected by Dr Helmut Marko to race alongside fellow rookie Max Verstappen next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Toro Rosso tipped to announce Sainz this week

Carlos Sainz jr could be unveiled within days as Toro Rosso’s new driver for 2015.

Carlos Sainz champion That is the claim of the Spanish sports daily Marca, following reports in Abu Dhabi at the weekend that Jean-Eric Vergne now seems resigned to leaving Faenza after three full seasons with the Red Bull-owned junior team. Read the rest of this entry »

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