“Drivers of 2014: Roberto Merhi”

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.

“FR3.5: Renault Sport and Michelin explore 18” tyres”

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.

“Big Steps, Little Steps”

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.

“Stöckinger and Martsenko confirm FR3.5 entries”

Marlon Stöckinger and Nikolay Martsenko solidified their places in the Formula Renault 3.5 field this week, bringing the driver count to fourteen Managed by Gravity Sport, Stöckinger will spend his second FR3.5 season with the Lotus junior squad. The Filipino racer fared reasonably in his début year in the category last year, having moved over … Continue reading “Stöckinger and Martsenko confirm FR3.5 entries”

“Red Bull unveil junior team for 2014”

Carlos Sainz Jr will lead a reduced line-up at the Red Bull Junior Programme next season. The Spaniard is joined on the Red Bull programme by FIA European F3 race winner and Macau Grand Prix victor Alex Lynn and Eurocup Formula Renault champion Pierre Gasly.