Tag Archive: Formula Renault

Aug 16

Renault Sport Academy round-up

Introduction to the Academy

2016-06-08_0189 Renault has an impressive record of finding the F1 stars of the future. The tradition started back in the 1970s when with the Renault 12 Gordini engine powered the first Formula Renault cars.

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Jan 25

Arden International GP3 Series driver announcement

FR2.0 Champion Aitken joins Arden in GP3 title pursuit

Arden International - Jack Aitken Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup and ALPS 2015 Champion Jack Aitken graduates to GP3 with Arden International following winter testing program. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 23

Chudleigh ready for 2015 Eurocup Series start

Fortec Motorsports Formula Renault racer set for Spain

Luke ChudleighCanada’s Luke Chudleigh starts his first full-time season in the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 series this weekend as the opening round triple-header event commences at Spain’s Motorland Aragon Circuit, 24th-26th April, the championship forming part of the prestigious World Series by Renault platform.

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Apr 12

Solid start for Canadian in Formula Renault 2.0 NEC Debut

Monza Top-10 Launches Chudleigh’s NEC Season

Luke Chudleigh Luke Chudleigh opened his Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup (NEC) campaign at Italy’s Autodromo Nazionale Monza with a points paying finish in Sunday’s race.  The Canadian claimed the checkered flag in tenth as he made his competitive debut with Britain’s Fortec Motorsports at the first double-header round of the NEC series this weekend, 10th-12th April. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 09

Luke Chudleigh opens 2015 NEC Campaign at Monza

Canadian Formula Renault racer to debut with Fortec Motorsports

Formula Renault, Fortec Motorsports, Luke Chudleigh The opening round of the 2015 Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup (NEC) kicks off this weekend at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Italy, Friday 10th – Sunday 12th April, with Canadian open-wheel racer Luke Chudleigh ready to make his debut with Fortec Motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 19

Red Bull puts future in hands of teenage hopes

Max Verstappen and Daniil Kvyat are the future of Red Bull.

DSC_0251a The pair, both teenagers, will be the race lineup at the energy drink company’s second team Toro Rosso in 2015. Decision maker Dr Helmut Marko is excited. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 29

Argentina eyes return to F1 calendar

Argentina has set its sights on returning to formula one.

150x80-flagworldf1 Last held on an ageing circuit in Buenos Aires in 1998, plans to revive the Argentine grand prix emerged two years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 29

Let’s meet… Antonio Fuoco

The latest…

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoAntonio Fuoco (Prema Powerteam) advanced to the FIA Formula 3 European Championship as reigning Formula Renault 2.0 Alps Champion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 03

Seb Morris Joins Caterham Racing Academy

Seb makes the step to Formula Renault NEC having raced Formula 4 in 2013

Caterham Racing Academy Caterham Racing Academy has confirmed today that Seb Morris has become the latest addition to the Academy’s roster and will be competing in Formula Renault NEC in 2014 with the full support of Caterham F1 Team’s driver program. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 10

Jake Dennis set to race with Carlin

Spike Goddard to race for T-Sport

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo British racer Jake Dennis is the latest driver to be confirmed for Carlin’s 2014 assault on the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Australian racing driver Spike Goddard has signed up for a second season in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with T-Sport

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Dec 10

Luke Chudleigh re-signs with Tech1 Racing for 2014

Canadian Returns to European Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS Series

Luke ChudleighCanadian open-wheel racer, Luke Chudleigh, will return to in Europe in 2014 having re-signed with Tech1 Racing to compete in the Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 26

Sutil fears ‘children’ on 2014 grid

“But I think it’s too risky” – Sutil.

2013-06-06_0086Formula one has come too soon for incoming Russian drivers Sergey Sirotkin and Daniil Kvyat, who are both still in their teens. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Sainz jr admits no Toro Rosso talks for 2014

“I am staying on the ground” -Sainz

GP3 - Carlos Sainz Jr (MW Arden)Carlos Sainz jr has admitted he is not a serious candidate to replace the Red Bull-bound Daniel Ricciardo at Toro Rosso next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 09

Red Bull to have new F1 reserve in China

After winning the Formula Renault round at Monza

2012-10-22 - Red Bull Racing - Antonio Felix da CostaThe new cream of Red Bull’s driver development programme is continuing his steady push towards formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 24

Toro Rosso teammates no longer friends

Jean-Eric Vergne says he is no longer friends with his Toro Rosso teammate.

2013-02-04 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Daniel Ricciardo - Jean-Eric Vergne2013-02-04 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Jean-Eric Vergne - Daniel RicciardoUntil they were paired together at the second Red Bull team, Frenchman Vergne and Australian Daniel Ricciardo were friends. They had been signed to the energy drink company’s notoriously tough driver development programme on the same day, thereafter working together in Formula Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

Fabio Leimer and Julián Leal to drive for Racing Engineering in the 2013 GP2 Series

Racing Engineering is pleased to announce that their drivers for the 2013 GP2 Series will be Fabio Leimer and Julián Leal.

Fabio LeimerJulian LealThe 23 year-old Swiss Fabio Leimer has come up through Formula BMW, Formula Renault and International Formula Master racing and he already has plenty of GP2 experience having made his debut in the 2009–10 GP2 Asia Series.

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Aug 15

Gerhard Berger wants to make it simpler for young drivers to progress through the junior ranks to formula one.

Berger wants to make climb to F1 easier

00731full4600731full177The former ten-time grand prix winner, BMW motor sport director and Toro Rosso co-owner is now the president of the governing FIA’s single seater commission.

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Jul 06

An agreement has been finally reached and HRT Formula 1 Team will be able to carry out its Young Driver Test

HRT Formula 1 Team will take part in its Young Driver Test at Silverstone after the Grand Prix

2012-07-06 - HRT F1 Team - Ma Qing Hua - Pedro de la Rosa HRT F1 Team Logo_002.jpgThis test will take place on Thursday the 12th and Friday the 13th of July at the legendary Silverstone circuit. 24 year-old Chinese driver Ma Qing Hua will be at the wheel of the F112 and will complete his first tests in a Formula 1 car.

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May 23

‘Banned for life’ Maldonado lucky to be in Monaco

A favourite for victory this weekend, Pastor Maldonado is reportedly lucky to be gearing up to race in the Principality at all.

2012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 5 a7162012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 5 a071Bild newspaper recalls that the Venezuelan, who defied his ‘pay driver’ critics by winning for Williams in Spain two weeks ago, was actually banned after an horror incident on the streets of Monte Carlo seven years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 03

Experienced teammate would be better – Vergne

Jean-Eric Vergne has admitted his F1 debut would be easier if he was sharing the Toro Rosso garage with an experienced driver.

2012-04-22 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Bahrain Grand Prix - Jean-Eric Vergne (3)2012-04-22 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Bahrain Grand Prix - Jean-Eric Vergne (2)Instead, the French rookie made his grand prix debut in Australia alongside Daniel Ricciardo, the young Australian with only a handful of races for struggling HRT under his belt. Read the rest of this entry »

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