Third in the Formula Renault 3.5 championship, Dean Stoneman managed to finish in second during the final practice session of the day despite incurring traffic on his quick run. “It was up and down,” said Stoneman who finished second. “We struggled a little bit with the car but going into practice two the setup went
Pietro Fantin was the quickest in the morning session from Matthieu Vaxiviere by four tenths of a second, and a further tenth from Nyck De Vries. Fantin was quickest throughout most of the lap in both sectors one and two, ahead of the two championship leaders Vaxiviere and Rowland, whilst Tom Dillman was quickest in the
Matthieu Vaxiviere took the win in race two at the Red Bull Ring from race one winner Oliver Rowland and Roy Nissany. The Lotus driver started from pole position, however a bad start meant Rowland was all over him, with the pair going side-by-side on the opening lap through to turn five, where Vaxiviere was
Roberto Merhi has been disqualified from both of todays races following the finish line crash at the end of this mornings race, which he caused with Nicholas Latifi. The Pons driver was slowing down past the chequered flag to stop at the P2 grid slot, where he would’ve started later today, to lay down rubber.
Oliver Rowland won the first race of the day in Formula Renault 3.5 at the Red Bull Ring today from DAMS drivers Dean Stoneman and Nyck De Vries. Rowland got a good start from pole position, however Lotus driver Matthieu Vaxiviere got swamped by both DAMS cars on the run up into turn one. Formula 1 driver
After losing second place at the line in yesterdays race, Oliver Rowland emerged as todays winner in Race Two of Formula Renault 3.5 in Hungary. The Fortec driver was battling with Lotus F1 protege Matthieu Vaxiviere for most of the race, with the pair finishing 20 seconds ahead of Strakka racing’s Gustav Malja who finished third.
Egor Orudzhev took todays Formula Renault 3.5 race win in Hungary, after defending from pole man Oliver Rowland to the chequered flag. The ART driver managed to get a better start than Rowland, who lost ground off the line before gaining back some positions. Tom Dillmann also got a good start along with teammate and was
Matthieu Vaxiviere took the win in the second race of the opening weekend for the Formula Renault 3.5 championship. The Lotus driver crossed the line ahead of Nick de Vries, after an opportunistic lunge on the last lap into the final corner allowed him to take the win after the race was briefly stopped due
Oliver Rowland won todays opening round of the Formula Renault 3.5 championship in Motorland Aragon, after pole sitter Matthieu Vaxiviere was swamped by the jump starting Meindert van Buuren. The trio went three-wide into the first corner, with Van Buuren emerging as the leader from Rowland and Vaxiviere. Van Buuren later got handed a 20
Roberto Merhi will join the Pons team in Formula Renault 3.5 this year, after a brief stint as Caterham F1’s test/reserve driver in 2014. The Spaniard who ran in FP1 for the Italian, Japanese, and Russian Grand Prix’s will debut with Pons Racing at the winter test at Jerez this week, after being rumoured to