If one thinks about it seriously for a moment, it is quite incredible that the discussion about Carlos Sainz Jr’s Formula One future was ever up in the air.
When Roberto Merhi was cut loose from the Mercedes DTM team at the end of the 2013 season, the Spaniard was left facing a bleak future. That he took three victories on the way to 3rd in the championship upon his return to single-seaters displays just how close motorsport came to losing an excellent talent.
From the moment Red Bull junior driver Pierre Gasly secured a podium at the Formula Renault 3.5 season opener at Monza, there was a instant feeling that the drinks manufacturer had bagged another future star.
Renault Sport Technologies and Michelin have announced that they are investigating a possible switch to 18-inch tyres for the Formula Renault 3.5 Series for the 2016 season. The entities are also looking into introducing 17-inch tyres for their Formula Renault 2.0 categories.
Formula Renault 3.5 title challenger Roberto Merhi has revealed that he was close to retiring from racing altogether this year.
It is a moment all drivers treasure deeply. Having crossed the finish line victorious, the winning pilot will take to the slow down lap, collecting discarded tyre rubber and swathes of dirt along the way.
It was emerged today that British racing hopeful Jordan King is set to test GP2 and Formula Renault 3.5 machinery with Arden International.
DAMS racer Norman Nato took his second Formula Renault 3.5 Series victory of the season at the Hungaroring today. In an assured and confident fashion, Nato held a charging Roberto Merhi home for the duration, with Red Bull junior Pierre Gasly less than three seconds down the road. It was Nato’s first top result since … Continue reading “FR3.5” Nato takes assured victory in Budapest”
Zeta Corse racer Roberto Merhi completely destroyed the Formula Renault 3.5 field in a stellar display at wet/dry Hungaroring this afternoon.
Renault have announced that it is to extend the life of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series category for at least another two years.
It is safe to say that it had been something of a barren couple of years for Roberto Merhi, but in these opening six weekends of FR3.5, Merhi has done much to rebuild his confidence and with it his reputation.
New Zealand’s Richie Stanaway is to make a last minute return to the Formula Renault 3.5 Series this weekend with Lotus.
Lotus racer Matthieu Vaxivière may be forced to miss out much of the remaining Formula Renault 3.5 season following an injury sustained during the third round at Monaco.
Norman Nato took his first Formula Renault 3.5 race win in style at Monaco this morning.
DAMS racer Norman Nato took his second pole position in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series at Monaco today.
DAMS’ and Red Bull junior driver Carlos Sainz Jr dominated the opening race of the second Formula Renault 3.5 round at Motorland Aragon.
At first, it was strange to see the name "Roberto Merhi" on the entry list for Formula Renault 3.5 pre-season test.
There was some clear disappointment in Beitske Visser's expression following the opening weekend of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series at Monza. Making her début in the category, the 19-year-old spent the weekend lingering around the lower half of the field, eventually registering a DNF and a 17th place finish.
Carlos Sainz Jr took a dominant Formula Renault 3.5 victory at Monza this afternoon.
The calm before the storm. Just a little moment of silence to block out the pre-race noise. Luca Ghiotto is not alone in using this method to clear thoughts before a race; to picture the story unfolding.