This was the last outing of the year for the Dutch-based outfit before the start of the testing ban
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Marc Marquez sets a fast time at Jerez but admits he is still some way off an ideal setting with new tyres, electronics and engine.
Tom Dillmann remained in command when the drivers came in for new tyres
Tom Dillmann (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) secured the first pole of his Formula Renault 3.5 Series career at the Circuito de Jerez on Saturday, the French driver’s benchmark time of 1:28.621 putting him atop the grid from the newly crowned champion Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports), rookie Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport), Jazeman Jaafar (Fortec Motorsports) and Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus).
This coming 17 and 18 October, Circuito de Jerez will welcome the World Series by Renault season finale !
The Renault Sport Trophy, Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula Renault 3.5 Series will be in action at a meeting where the final four titles will be decided. In addition to this suspense, the Spanish spectators will be spoiled with an array of activities, including the Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show starring Pierre Gasly. Free tickets are available on www.worldseriesbyrenault.com.
Like at Motorland Aragon for the opening meeting, Carlos Sainz will star in Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show at Jerez
European Cup in 2011, the runner-up in Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 that very season, and the 2014 Formula Renault 3.5 Series champion, with seven wins and seven poles in 17 races, the 20-year-old Carlos Sainz is now starring with the Scuderia Toro Rosso in Formula One.
Riders take a tour around the Alcazar before meeting the fans.
Ahead of tomorrow’s opening day of on-track action at the Pirelli Spanish Round of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, a selection of riders were invited to visit the historical Alcazar of Jerez, an 12th century Moorish fortress located in the city of Jerez de la Frontera, before attending an autograph session at the neighbouring Plaza del Arenal.
Plenty of World Superbike history has been made in Spain
More will come this weekend – and it could include a title-crowning moment. The first WorldSBK event to be staged in Spain came back in the third year of the series, 1990, when Jerez hosted a round in March. It proved a precursor of what was to come, as France’s Raymond Roche did the double en route to that year’s world title. During the season he only lost the overall lead once, after Hockenheim.
“Jerez is a circuit that requires high levels of stability and feel from the front of the bike”
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo was in peerless form throughout the Spanish Grand Prix race weekend, culminating in a masterful race victory ahead of Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez and Yamaha stablemate Valentino Rossi who finished in second and third place respectively.