As they prepare to take to the track for the first time since their Monaco accident
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The Malaysian native scored his premier success in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series
Top 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.
The Fortec Motorsports team shined during the collective test at Monaco.
While 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.
“How special a place Monaco is”
The first two race weekends in the 2015 GP2 Series has shown that both of the Racing Engineering drivers, Alexander Rossi and Jordan King, are amongst the fastest drivers competing which is shown that, in four races, they have scored two third and two fourth places with Alexander lying third in the Drivers’ Championship and Racing Engineering second in the team standings.
Senna leads the way in second practice
Mahindra’s Bruno Senna went quickest in the dying stages of the second Monaco ePrix practice session to edge out Virgin Racing’s Jaime Alguersuari. Sebastien Buemi (e.dams-Renault) will start from pole position for this afternoon’s Monaco ePrix ahead of Audi Sport ABT’s Lucas di Grassi and Dragon Racing’s Jerome D’Ambrosio.
Virgin Racing Partners with Arrow Electronics
Virgin Racing drivers Sam Bird and Jaime Alguersuari have arrived in Monaco prepared to electrify the famous street circuit. Virgin Racing Formula E Team and Arrow Electronics, Inc., the global provider of electronics solutions, today announced a partnership that will see the team benefit from Arrow’s expertise in automobile-related electronic componentry.
The same 20 drivers will contest the forthcoming Monaco ePrix for the third race in a row.
Trulli has confirmed that Vitantonio Liuzzi will remain with the team for the Monaco ePrix, which together with Scott Speed lining up again with Jean-Eric Vergne at Andretti and Charles Pic staying with China Racing, means there are no changes in the driver line-up for the third race in a row.
FanBoost – Formula E’s unique fan-interaction voting system – is now open for the Monaco ePrix.
With the three drivers who receive the most votes getting a five-second power boost in each car, make sure you vote to give your favourite drive a chance of winning. Vote now at www.fiaformulae.com/fanboost