Feature Race Daniel Ricciardo took his second Formula Renault 3.5 victory on the streets of Monte Carlo. The Australian held Robert Wickens at bay for all thirty laps, although the Canadian’s challenge was twice hit by safety car periods. A distant Brendon Hartley completed the podium. A poor start by Hartley gave Wickens an easy … Continue reading Looking Back: 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Rnd of Monaco (Rd 4, TV Notes)
When Kimi Raikkonen was announced as the lead driver for Group Lotus’ 2012 F1 push on Tuesday, Team Principal Eric Boullier was conspicuously absent.
Renault R31 Drivers: (9) Robert Kubica, (10) Vitaly Petrov; (Reserve) Bruno Senna, Romain Grosjean, Fairuz Fauzy, Ho-Pin Tung, Jan Charouz. Team: (Chairman) Gerard Lopez, (Principal) Éric Boullier, (Technical Director) James Allison, (Chief Operating Officer) Patrick Louis, (Chief Designer) Tim Densham. Race Engineers: (Kubica) Simon Rennie, Jonathan Marshall, (Petrov) Ayao Komatsu, Julien Simon-Chautemps. Engine: 90° RS27-2010; … Continue reading Renault R31
There are times when the attention of the media and Formula 1 team bosses wander, as their eyes capture a precocious new talent coming into focus. These moments, when a new young hero makes themselves known to the paddock is often the same time an ageing animal begins to fall from view. It is the sport changing its guard.
Well, pre-season testing is completed and all the teams have unveiled their cars and, of course, it has been confirmed that the USF1 squad will not make it to Bahrain for first practice in nine days or for the rest of the season - I cannot wait for that book to be written. The final … Continue reading The 2010 Formula 1 World Championship Grid