Tag Archive: Lotus

Sep 15

Formula V8 3.5: Rene Binder (Lotus) takes dominant Race 1 win in Austin

The sensational Texan circuit, located in Austin, saw teams and drivers line-up for a historical Race 1

The World Series Formula V8 3.5 finally got its first taste of race action today at Circuit Of The Americas and, once again, provided plenty of excitement.

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Sep 15

Formula V8 3.5: Rene Binder (Lotus) scores first pole of 2017 in Austin, TX

It’s the first time for a major single-seater developmental championship in Austin

The World Series Formula V8 3.5 made a further step towards excellence today at Circuit Of The Americas, where teams and drivers of the RPM-MKTG promoted championship hit the the track in the eighth round of the season, the second held overseas for 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) wins to extend his championship lead

Joining him on the podium were Alfonso Celis Jr and Konstantin Tereschenko

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) scored victory in the second race of the World Series Formula V8 3.5 weekend at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez and increased his driver championship lead as he now stands with 208 points.

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Sep 02

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) scores race 1 win in Mexico, regains championship lead

He now stands with 183 points, two more than Matevos Isaakyan

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) secured his fifth win of 2017 today at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico, dominating from pole position to regain the World Series Formula V8 3.5 lead.

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Aug 31

Herbie Blash: My greatest memory in F1

With over 700 Formula 1 races to pick from, Herbie Blash reveals what became his greatest day in the sport

2016-06-12_0198The former F1 deputy race director stepped down from the post at the end of the 2016 season to end a career in the sport which spanned five decades. Having started as a mechanic for the RRC Walker Racing Team during 1965, Blash quickly climbed the ranks to become Graham Hill’s race mechanic at Lotus three years later. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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