Tag Archive: Lotus

Jun 26

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) wins and comes back to championship leader

Fourth win for Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) in the fifth round of 2017 season at Motorland Aragon

After his eighth pole of the year – an all time record for World Series Formula V8 3.5 that he shares with Daniel Ricciardo (2010) and Kevin Magnussen (2103) – the Brasilian driver was first under the chequered flag ahead of Alfonso Celis Jr (Fortec Motorsports) and Egor Orudzhev (SMP Racing by AVF). Diego Menchaca (Fortec Motorsports), seventh, was the best rookie. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 25

“Eight” B’Day for Fittipaldi (Lotus) in Motorland Aragon

First 2017 urrah for Egor Orudzhev (SMP Racing By Avf) at Motorland Aragon

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) found the best way to start the day as he got the pole position at the end of World Series Formula V8 3.5 second qualifying session on Motorland Aragon race track. It’s the eight time out of ten qualifying that the Brasilian has the upper hand, a perfect way to celebrate his 21st birthday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 24

Fittipaldi (Lotus) set his Seventh pole in Motorland Aragón despite a penalty

Rene Binder (Lotus) remarks his speed in Motorland

Seven pole out of nine qualifying for Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus). The Brazilian, Emerson’s grandson, signed his seventh pole and is now in the best position to try to win the 13:30 race.

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May 29

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) delivers scintillating hat-trick in Jerez

The Brazilian also set the fastest lap of the race

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) delivers scintillating hat-trick in JerezThe World Series Formula V8 3.5 delivered another great day of racing today at Jerez De La Frontera as Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) cruised to a brilliant race 2 win from the pole in front of 25.000 fans.

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May 26

Formula V8 3.5: Fittipaldi (Lotus) back to top in Jerez CT2

Rookie Tereschenko (Teo Martin Motorsport) Leads Jerez CT1

A familiar face ended up at the top of the charts in Collective Test 2 at Jerez, home of round 4 of the 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5.

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May 26

Formula V8 3.5: Reales Alcazares De Sevilla and Jerez to welcome the World Series in Andalucia

Following to a fantastic lunch in the Terrace of the iconic Hotel Alfonso XIII

Reales Alcazares de Sevilla and Jerez to welcome the World Series in Andalucia

Pietro Fittipaldi and Rene Binder with their Lotus cars joined the organisers and authorities in the promotion of the World Series Formula V8 3.5 event to be held in Circuito de Jerez this weekend.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

Formula V8 3.5: René Binder (Lotus) makes it double at Monza and takes World Series lead

New Series leader with 98 points

René Binder (Lotus) makes it double at Monza and takes World Series leadRené Binder (Lotus) cruised to his second straight World Series Formula V8 3.5 win at Monza by using clever strategy today at the Italian venue.

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May 13

Formula V8 3.5: René Binder (Lotus) seals maiden World Series win in Monza

Although Roy Nissany (RP Motorsport) had crossed the line in front

René Binder (Lotus) seals maiden World Series win in MonzaRené Binder cruised to a well-deserved maiden World Series Formula V8 3.5 win today in race 1 at Monza becoming the fourth different winner out of six races held this season.

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May 12

Formula V8 3.5: Fittipaldi (Lotus) secures Fourth World Series pole in Monza

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) storms to front in CT2

Fittipaldi (Lotus) secures fourth World Series pole in MonzaPietro Fittipaldi and the Lotus team put up another brilliant showing in Qualifying 1 at Monza in round 3 of the 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5.

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May 05

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) captured his third pole of the 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5 season today at Spa-Francorchamps

Third Seasonal Pole for Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) at Spa-Francorchamps

Third seasonal pole for Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) at Spa-FrancorchampsWith a fastest lap of 1:58.731, the Brazilian led the way in Qualifying 2 and will start on the point in the Saturday race. His team-mate, Austrian Renè Binder (Lotus) will start alongside him after ending up 0.267s adrift. The pole was set at the blistering average speed of 212,4 Km/h. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 25

Matthieu Vaxivière joins Fabien Barthez and Timothé Buret for the 4 Hours of Monza in ELMS

Matthieu Vaxivière climbed up the ladder up to the doors of Formula 1
Matthieu Vaxiviere  portraitDue to a clash of date for Nathanaël Berthon competing in Blancpain GT Series championship, Matthieu Vaxivière will complete the line-up with Fabien Barthez and Timothé Buret in LMP2 for the next round of the ELMS, the 4 Hours of Monza from 12th to 14th May, at the steering wheel of the #23 Ligier JS P217.

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Apr 16

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) achieves historical double win in the World Series

2017 season debut in Silverstone

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) achieves historical double win in the World Series 2017 Season debut in SilverstonePietro Fittipaldi delivered his second consecutive win for Lotus in the opening round of the 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5 series at Silverstone, within a fantastic paddock atmosphere within the FIA WEC Season-Opener.

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Apr 15

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) takes World Series maiden victory in Silverstone

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) cruised to his first win of the 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) takes World Series maiden victory in SilverstoneBrazilian Lotus driver claims his first win in the Season Opener at the Circuit of Silverstone with thousands of spectators enjoying the first joint event with the FIA WEC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) makes it a double in Silverstone Q2

The Brazilian already got the pole at the end of yesterday afternoon’s qualifying 1

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) makes it a double in Silverstone Q2Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) set his second straight pole of the weekend as the World Series Formula V8 3.5 championship lined-up to qualify for race 2 at Silverstone.

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Apr 14

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) fastest in CT2

Alfonso Celis Jr. (Fortec Motorsports) opens Silverstone week-end

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) fastest in CT2In another cold and windy Silverstone morning, which also brought some drops of rain to hit the Northamptonshire circuit, Pietro Fittipaldi ended up at the top of Collective Test 2.

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Mar 25

Formula V8 3.5: Rene Binder (Lotus) finishes on top in Jerez final test

Telmex Rookie Diego Menchaca Shines In Jerez

TELMEX ROOKIE DIEGO MENCHACA SHINES IN JEREZNelson Mason (Teo Martín Motorsport) opened the afternoon session under a cloudy sky , followed by his team-mate Kostantin Tereschenko later on. The rest of the drivers joined the track progressively. The teams carried on with some pit-stop practices and prepare their cars for race simulation, with some of the drivers still practicing their starts at the exit of the Pit Lane. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

Formula V8 3.5: Lotus unveil 2017 pairing with Fittipaldi and Binder

The grandson of the two-time F1 World Champ, Emerson Fittipaldi, will race alongside the nephew of the former F1 driver Hans Binder, René Binder.

Lotus unveil 2017 pairing with Fittipaldi and BinderLotus 3.5 Team has announced its 2017 pairing for the World Series Formula V8 3.5 campaign with the recruit of the Brazilian Pietro Fittipaldi, alongside the Austrian René Binder. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) sets the pace in Day 2

Fittipaldi puts the rhythm in Jerez

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) sets the pace in Day 2Brazilian Pietro Fittipaldi completed the afternoon session putting the strongest lap of the day, 1.27.392, with the #Rookie Steijn Schothorst, Yu Kanamaru, Konstantin Tereschenko (Teo Martin Motorsport) and Dorian Boccolacci closing the top 5 Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

Formula V8 3.5 series: With a breath-taking flying lap in the closing stages of qualifying, Roy Nissany (Lotus) cruised to pole position for race 2 of the Formula V8 3.5 weekend at Monza

Roy Nissany (Lotus) does it all again in qualifying 2

Roy Nissany (Lotus) does it all again in qualifying 2After winning yesterday’s race 1 from the pole, the Israeli racer posted a personal best lap of 1:34.798 and will pace the field for the final race of the weekend, scheduled for this afternoon at 15:50. He beat team-mate René Binder by 180 thousands of a second, while Pietro Fittipaldi (Fortec Motorsports) was the quickest rookie of the day in sixth.

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Oct 02

Formula V8 3.5 series: Runaway win for Roy Nissany (Lotus) in Monza

Third seasonal win for Roy Nissany (Lotus) after a lonely drive in race-1 in Monza

Runaway win for Roy Nissany (Lotus) in MonzaThe Israeli driver not only started from the pole and got the best lap, but won with a 12” gap over Louis Deletraz (Fortec Motorsport) who ended as best rookie. The podium is completed by Matthieu Vaxiviere (SMP Racing). A puncture denied Tom Dillmann, leader of the championship, a finish in the points. Read the rest of this entry »

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