Tag Archive: Formula Renault 3.5

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 »

Nov 23

Vergne set for Toro Rosso exit – reports

Jean-Eric Vergne appears to have missed out on a Toro Rosso seat for 2015.

2014-06-07_1014 Prior to Sebastian Vettel’s shock Red Bull exit, Frenchman Vergne had already been left out of junior team Toro Rosso’s plans for 2015. 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 07

Sainz preparing for Toro Rosso ‘blow’

Carlos Sainz jr has admitted not moving up to formula one next year would be a “big blow”.

Carlo Sainz Jr As the days roll on, it appears increasingly likely that, instead of pairing Max Verstappen with another young rookie in 2015, owner Red Bull will instead keep the experienced Jean-Eric Vergne at Toro Rosso for one more year. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

Vergne ‘not worried’ about losing F1 seat

Jean-Eric Vergne is suddenly sounding very confident about his future in F1.

2014-06-07_1014 Just a month ago, prior to Sebastian Vettel’s shock decision to switch from Red Bull to Ferrari for 2015, Frenchman Vergne looked set to lose his place on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Formula Renault 3.5: Albon leads the rookie test at Motorland

For the first of three days of collective tests at the Motorland Aragón, Alexander Albon (Lotus) was the quickest.

Albon leads the rookie test at MotorlandThe Anglo-Thai member of the Lotus F1 Junior Team was among the drivers invited by Renault Sport Technologies to test drive the Formula Renault 3.5. He dominated the morning session and posted best time of the day in 1:41.629 ahead of Gustav Malja (Zeta Corse) and Nicholas Latifi (Arden Motorsport), who were fastest in the afternoon.

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