Tag Archive: Tio Ellinas

Dec 04

GP2: Matsushita ends on top

Japanese driver quickest on Day 3

GP2 - Nobuharu Matsushita (ART Grand Prix) Nobuharu Matsushita concluded his 2015 GP2 season top: the Japanese driver from ART Grand Prix set the fastest laptime overall on Day 3 of post-season testing with a laptime of 1:48.313. Nicholas Latifi (DAMS) and Sergey Sirotkin (PREMA Racing) completed the top three at Yas Marina Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 04

GP2: Evans sets the morning pace

Kiwi quickest on Day 3 morning session

Evans sets the morning paceMitch Evans set the fastest laptime in today’s morning session at Yas Marina Circuit. With a laptime of 1:48.922, the Kiwi put his Campos car at the top of the timings – 0.004s ahead of DAMS’ Oliver Rowland. GP3 Series 2015 Vice Champion Luca Ghiotto completed the top three at the wheel of the Rapax car.

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Dec 02

Matsushita tops Day 1

Japanese driver quickest in opening post-season GP2 test day
GP2 - Nobuharu Matsushita (ART Grand Prix) Nobuharu Matsushita dominated day 1 of post-season testing at Yas Marina Circuit: the Japanese ace set the quickest laptime of both sessions at the wheel of his ART Grand Prix car. Nicholas Latifi and Pierre Gasly completed the top 3. Read the rest of this entry »
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Oct 27

Tio Ellinas to test with Strakka Racing at first FIA WEC Rookie Test

Tio Ellinas joins Strakka Performance driver Lewis Williamson at the one-day test at Bahrain on the 22nd November

World Series by Renault front runner Tio Ellinas will join Lewis Williamson at the official FIA WEC Rookie Test next month in Bahrain.

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Sep 27

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Orudzhev wins, Rowland and Fortec triumphant

Rookie Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) wins for the second time this season in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

Formula Renault 3.5 Series - Le MansStarting from fifth place on the grid, the SMP Racing protégé employed a better strategy to take the lead of the race before fending off the attacks of Mattiheu Vaxiviere (Lotus), who needed to win to keep his title hopes alive.

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Sep 27

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Ellinas on pole at Le Mans

Meanwhile, points leader Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) will start 14th

Ellinas on pole at Le MansTio Ellinas (Strakka Racing) landed his second Formula Renault 3.5 Series pole of the season at the Circuit Bugatti Le Mans on Sunday morning, posting a new class track record of 1:20.648 to lead the way from French pair Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) and Tom Dillmann (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin), with rookies Aurélien Panis (Tech 1 Racing) and Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) completing the top five.

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Sep 23

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: The first titles decided at Le Mans?

The World Series by Renault returns to Circuit Bugatti Le Mans for the first time since 2009 to end what has been a hectic month of September!

World Series by Renault logo The Renault Sport Trophy, Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula Renault 3.5 Series competitors will be in for a meeting that could be decisive in the attribution of this year’s titles. Among the many activities for the public, the Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show will star, Renault e.dams driver, Sébastien Buemi. Free tickets are available on www.worldseriesbyrenault.com.

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Sep 13

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Strakka Racing one-two at the Nürburgring

Strakka Racing showed the others how it is done

placeholder+imageUnpredictable rain, a tyre gambles and virile passing moves summed up race two of the weekend for the Formula Renault 3.5 Series at the Nürburgring.

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Sep 05

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: A maiden, but dominating, win for Ellinas

Tio Ellinas (Strakka Racing) has won the first race of the weekend for the Formula Renault 3.5 Series at Silverstone

Formula Renault 3.5 Series - SilverstoneOn Saturday, the Cypriot claimed his first pole position and victory in the category. It is also the first triumph for his team since Will Stevens at Jerez last year. Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) and Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) completed the podium. The Racing Steps Foundation driver now has a 29-point lead over the Lotus F1 Team Junior protégé.

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Sep 05

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Ellinas scores first pole at Silverstone

Ahead of championship frontrunners Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) and Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports)

Ellinas scores first pole at SilverstoneEighth in the overall standings, Tio Ellinas (Strakka Racing) claimed his first pole of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series season at Silverstone on Saturday morning, the Cypriot posting a lap of 1:41.858.

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Sep 04

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Ellinas on top at Silverstone

Tio Ellinas (Strakka Racing) put in the best lap of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective tests run at Silverstone.

The Cypriot set the reference time of 1:41.494 to lead the way ahead of Red Bull Junior Team driver, Dean Stoneman (DAMS), the fastest rookie on Friday and Lotus F1 Team Junior protégé, Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus). Championship leader, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) was fourth quickest. In the morning, Brazilian Pietro Fantin (International Draco Racing) was a top the time sheet.

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Jul 13

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Vaxiviere wins race 2 at the Red Bull Ring (updated)

Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) has scored his third success this year in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

Starting from pole, the Lotus F1 Team Junior protégé conserved the lead to win race 2 on the day, ahead of Racing Steps Foundation driver Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) and rookie Roy Nissany (Tech 1 Racing), who strode on to the podium for the first time in the category.

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Jul 11

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Rowland and Vaxiviere each claim a pole

“To be honest, this morning I drove like a nutter and the car stayed on track” – Oliver Rowland

placeholder+imageLeader in the general classification, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) took the pole position for race one on Sunday with a time of 1:17.641.

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Jul 10

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Ellinas turns up the heat at the Red Bull Ring

Tio Ellinas (Strakka Racing) posted best time of the collective test held this Friday at the Red Bull Ring.

Ellinas turns up the heat at the Red Bull RingThe Cyprus native stopped the clock in 1:18.222 to lead from Pietro Fantin (International Draco Racing) and championship leader, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports).

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May 21

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Strakka Racing ready for the streets of Monaco

Tio Ellinas and Gustav Malja will be racing in front of the world’s best teams and drivers

WSR GalleryAfter a successful point-scoring outing at the first round of the 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series, Strakka Racing is set for arguably the most important race of the year on the streets of Monte Carlo.

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Mar 31

The final day of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective tests turned to the advantage of Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus)

 Vaxiviere and Stoneman end the tests on top

Vaxiviere and Stoneman end the tests on top

On the Motorland Aragón circuit, the Lotus F1 Junior Team driver set best time of the day at 1:40.662 to lead the way from Tio Ellinas (Strakka Racing) and Racing Steps Foundation protégé, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports).

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Mar 06

Tio Ellinas confirms at Jerez

Day two of Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective testing at Cicuito de Jerez went the way of Tio Ellinas (Strakka Racing).

Tio Ellinas confirms at Jerez

On Friday, the Cypriot set quickest lap of the morning session in 1:28.260. He finished the day with best time, ahead of the fastest man in the afternoon, Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus), and Tom Dillmann (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin).

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Mar 05

Tio Ellinas quickest in return to action

 22 drivers and 11 teams were present at the Circuito de Jerez this Thursday.

Tio Ellinas quickest in return to actionThe 2015 World Series by Renault season kicked off with the opening day of collective testing for the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

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Mar 26

Pietro Fantin finishes testing in style

On the Circuito de Jerez

World Series by Renault logo The final day of Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective testing went the way of Pietro Fantin (International Draco Racing).

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Nov 07

Stoffel Vandoorne dominates GP2 test Day 3

Belgium driver quickest of post-season testing in 1:48.657 at Yas Marina Circuit

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (DAMS) actionThe final day of post season testing took place today at Yas Marina Circuit with a slightly changed field, some drivers who have been testing on the previous days moving to new teams whilst new drivers joined the action. Read the rest of this entry »

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