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12.02.2020: GUANYU ZHOU- Renault F1 Team Test Driver quotes and notes Guanyu Zhou expands his role with Renault F1 Team in 2020, becoming Test Driver, after a promising year as Development Driver last year. Zhou, who also remains in the R

 

GUANYU ZHOU- Renault F1 Team Test Driver quotes and notes



Guanyu Zhou expands his role with Renault F1 Team in 2020, becoming Test Driver, after a promising year as Development Driver last year. Zhou, who also remains in the Renault Sport Academy, will work even closer with the F1 Team in the Test Driver role, which will include race attendances, test days and simulator sessions at the facility in Enstone to drive on-track performance.



The Shanghai-born Chinese driver joined Renault at the start of 2019, competing in the FIA Formula 2 Championship where he finished seventh overall and best ‘rookie’. Zhou will remain in Formula 2 this season, aiming to compete for the outright title.



Key Details
Date of Birth: 30 May 1999
Place of Birth: Shanghai, China
Nationality: Chinese
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gyzhou_33/
Weibo: @车手周冠宇



Key Dates



2019
In 2019, Zhou signed with the Renault Sport Academy while also taking on the role as Development Driver for Renault F1 Team. He claimed the best rookie title in Formula 2 courtesy of a superb debut year, which included five podiums and one pole position.



2018
Zhou finished eighth in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship and contributed to Prema Theodore Racing’s Team’s Championship win with a 203-point contribution.



2017
Zhou ended his second season in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship in eighth place after recording five podiums across the season.



2016
After finishing second in Italian Formula 4 in 2015, Zhou took on his first of three seasons racing in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Prior to that campaign, Zhou travelled to New Zealand for the Toyota Racing Series, taking sixth in the championship.



2015
In his first season in single-seater racing, Zhou finished second in the Italian Formula 4 Championship. It was a solid year for him, which included a memorable hat-trick of wins at the legendary Autodromo di Monza.



2007-2014
Zhou began his racing career as an eight-year-old karter in China. By 2012, he had moved to London, United Kingdom, to combine his studying with racing. In 2013, he won the European Junior Rotax and ABKC S1 Rotax Junior Series.





Q&A




What are your thoughts on advancing from Renault F1 Team’s Development Driver in 2019 to Test Driver in 2020?


Firstly, I’m looking forward to becoming the team’s Test Driver. It’s another step up from being Development Driver in 2019 where I did a lot of simulator work and some R.S.17 tests. The feedback and experience in a Formula 1 car is getting better and the team is happy with my progress and input so far. They’ve given me a lot of trust and I also trust them, so that relationship works very well. This year I have an even better opportunity, meaning working harder than before, getting as much information as possible for driving a Formula 1 car and, at the same time, improving the areas the team needs to work on to help them get better in the future.





How beneficial will it be to work closely with Daniel and Esteban this year?


It’s quite cool as Daniel was my favourite driver, so to work with him was a fantastic opportunity. I know Esteban a little bit too and look forward to getting to know him better. It’s going to be fun working with both of them. Last year I had a taste of being close to the F1 Team and as Test Driver this year, I’ll spend even more time on track and learning from debriefs and listening to all the driver feedback. Having more information and working with Daniel and Esteban will help me a lot, not only on the Formula 1 side but also for the Formula 2 season.




Do you think you can draw on the F1 experience to aid your Formula 2 campaign?


I already found Renault F1 Team gave me lots of useful information when I was racing last year. Before each weekend they gave me updates on the weather and track conditions, and at race weekends, also information on track evolution, for example, in between Formula 2 practice and qualifying. It’s a huge benefit and it helps massively and I’m looking forward to using their help again this season.








Renault Sport Academy preview 2020




The Renault Sport Academy (RSA) enters its fifth year in 2020 on the back of another strong campaign last season, where an Academy driver claimed best ‘rookie’ across FIA Formula 2 (F2), Formula 3 (F3) and Formula Renault Eurocup. 



Launched in 2016, the RSA aims to find and nurture young racing driver talent and progress such prospects through the junior racing ranks all the way to Formula 1. Renault’s goal is clear: for an RSA driver to be in Formula 1 and become world champion with the team.



Drivers are selected for the Academy based on their talent and potential shown in karting and junior championships. Renault is able to draw upon its global markets and racing acumen to scout standout, young racers. For 2020, as in previous years, the Academy will draw benefits from the development of the Formula 1 team, further strengthening the ties between both programmes.



Four familiar faces remain with the Academy for 2020: Guanyu Zhou, winner of best rookie in F2 last season, Christian Lundgaard, sixth and best debutant in F3, Briton Max Fewtrell and Brazilian Caio Collet, who claimed the Rookie Championship in the Eurocup after finishing fifth in the overall standings.



Joining them for 2020 are two new recruits, Oscar Piastri and Hadrien David, who become the latest drivers to join the programme since the Academy’s inception in 2016.



Australian Oscar, 18, signs on the programme following his championship win in the 2019 Formula Renault Eurocup, while French talent Hadrien, 15, joins as part of his prize for winning last year’s French F4 Championship.



Zhou, remaining with UNI-Virtuosi, is joined in the FIA Formula 2 Championship by Christian who steps up to the primary Formula 1 support series with ART Grand Prix. Max will compete a second season in FIA Formula 3 with British team Hitech Grand Prix with Oscar also competing in the series with reigning team champions, Prema Racing. Caio will race a second year in the Eurocup with R-ace GP with Hadrien stepping up to the Renault-supported championship with MP Motorsport.





Renault Sport Racing Managing Director, Cyril Abiteboul:


“Our Academy continues to grow in strength each year and last year was no exception, with nine wins across three different championships. We now want the Academy to take this to the next level, and target championship wins in 2020.



“The Academy was first set-up in 2016 with the long-term objective of progressing a driver from the RSA to a seat with the Formula 1 team, and with the talent we have in the Academy we are still confident of achieving this. The ability within the Academy is there for all to see.



“For 2020, we’re excited to welcome back four of the drivers from last year in Zhou, Christian, Max and Caio and we’re pleased to also welcome two new drivers to the Academy in Oscar and Hadrien. We will be doing everything possible to help our drivers progress, fulfil their potential and enjoy success.”




Renault Sport Academy Director, Mia Sharizman:




What are your thoughts on the 2020 line-up?

We believe it’s the strongest line-up we have had in the last four years since the Academy was formed. We have a good balance of experience now in the team, and we are confident we can mount a title challenge in every series. We knew that 2019, which was more or less an all-rookie line-up, was going to be a year of learning and that 2020 could potentially be our year to demonstrate success. We already know what Max and Christian can do, and it’s great to continue for a fourth year with both of them. We were also pleased with how both Zhou and Caio performed in their first season with the Academy.




What do newcomers to the Academy, Oscar and Hadrien, bring with them?


Whenever we have new drivers coming in it’s always beneficial. No matter at what level they come in, it’s the benchmarking they can do in the Academy and against each other that can really assist their development as racers. They have their own team-mates, but they’re also competing with their fellow Academy members on and off the track, whether it’s simulator work or an F1 test. This only helps to aid their development as young drivers and pushes them as high as possible.



What is the goal for the Academy in 2020?

It’s always been a two-pronged approach. Firstly, we want to win the junior championships, but from that we also want to try and identify and grow the drivers that could be promoted to the Formula 1 team in the future.




What is the long-term goal of the Academy?


Naturally, the goal is to have an Academy driver in the Renault Formula 1 race seat. It’s been important to have this target and to benchmark against it since we started the Academy in 2016. We put the pressure on ourselves, but we do believe we have the right drivers for the next few years to get them to that next level. Anything can happen and we remain hopeful there is a breakout year for one of the Academy drivers this season.






Max Fewtrell in FIA F3 Championship in 2020



Renault Sport Academy


FIA Formula 3 Championship, Hitech Grand Prix

Twitter: @Max_Fewtrell
Instagram: maxfewtrell

Age: 20
Nationality: British

2019
Best finish: 2nd
Best qualifying: 2nd
Podiums: 2
Points: 57



Previous Championships:

2019:  10th, FIA Formula 3
2018:  1st, Formula Renault Eurocup
2017:  6th (1st Rookie), Formula Renault Eurocup
2016:  1st, FIA MSA British F4
2015:  11th, MRF Challenge Formula 2000



Max enters a fourth successive season with the Renault Sport Academy, where he will compete a second campaign in the FIA Formula 3 Championship, switching teams to Hitech Grand Prix.



The Briton joined the Academy ahead of the 2017 season after winning the British Formula 4 title in 2016. He won the rookie championship in the Formula Renault Eurocup in 2017 before taking the outright drivers’ crown in 2018. Max then progressed to the inaugural FIA Formula 3 Championship with French team ART Grand Prix, taking two podium finishes on the way to tenth in the standings.





Q&A




How much are you looking forward to your second year in the FIA Formula 3 Championship?


I’m really excited for this year because last season wasn’t really representative of my ability and that hurt a bit deep down. This year I want to prove to everyone what I can do, get some great results and go for the title. That’s the only goal this year: I want to win the championship.


I’m with a British team this year with Hitech and last time I drove for a British team I won a title. The team has been great, I worked with them in Macau and being based in the UK makes things a bit easier. We’re getting along well, and we can’t wait for the season to get underway. We have to be physically ready for the first race in Bahrain, so winter training will be busy.




How much experience have you gained from the four years on the Renault Sport Academy so far?


The Renault Sport Academy has helped me massively and I wouldn’t be where I am today without them. It’s nice to continue this year and it’s really motivating that they still have the belief in me after a bit of a rough year in 2019. That said, I think it was tough for everyone in the Academy in general with the results and with the loss of Anthoine. But it’s nice to get that year behind us, I learnt a lot and we can go into this season aiming to get back on top.




What’s it like growing closer to the Formula 1 team?


It’s great supporting the F1 team and being given the opportunity to drive an F1 car last year was a dream come true. It’s nice to do that as work and something serious. I want to keep it going and help the F1 team as much as I can off track while they are at the races and being a helpful asset to them.








Christian Lundgaard in FIA Formula 2 2020



Renault Sport Academy


FIA Formula 2 Championship, ART Grand Prix

Twitter: @Clundgaard5
Instagram: lundgaardofficial

Age: 18
Nationality: Danish

2019
Wins: 1
Podiums: 2
Pole Positions: 2
Fastest Laps: 3
Points: 97

Previous Championships:
2019: 6th, FIA Formula 3
2018:  2nd (1st Rookie), Formula Renault Eurocup
2017:  1st SMP F4 NEZ, 1st Spanish F4




Christian is retained by the programme for a fourth season after impressing in his first year in the FIA Formula 3 Championship. For 2020, Christian will race in the FIA Formula 2 Championship with ART Grand Prix.



The Dane joined the Academy after demonstrating his impressive raw race craft in European and World Karting championships. He then won two Formula 4 titles in his first year in single-seater racing in 2017 before finishing runner-up to fellow Academy member Max Fewtrell in the 2018 Formula Renault Eurocup. Christian finished sixth in a competitive Formula 3 field, taking one win, two further podiums and two pole positions across the year.



Christian enjoyed his first taste of Formula 2 machinery at the season finale in Abu Dhabi with Trident before testing with ART who he will compete for this season.





Q&A



You will race in the FIA Formula 2 Championship this year, how excited are you for that?


I’m really looking forward for what’s going to be a big challenge. I think it’s the year which will decide a lot of things moving forward and therefore it’s the most important season of my career so far. In one way that does bring pressure, but I aim to focus on what I have to do. It’s going to be beneficial to stay with ART Grand Prix for a second, successive season as I already know the structure of the team and how they work. I can focus on what I have to do, and we can try and get the most out from it. The target is to win the championship.




What are the benefits of being a Renault Sport Academy driver?

Without Renault I wouldn’t be where I am today. I’d say last season exemplified the benefits of being part of Renault and I’m grateful for all their support. It’s a huge help and one day the aim is to get to Formula 1 and prove they did the right investment.




How busy will you be supporting the Formula 1 team in 2020?


Last season we did some simulator days and F1 tests in the R.S.17. Hopefully we can do more of that this year. It’s very helpful to learn how the team works and also learning more about the Formula 1 car. There will be some simulator sessions to work through again this year along with the racing, so it means it will be a busy schedule and I have to make sure I have everything well planned.





How much training are you having to put in over the winter?


Over the winter I’ve been doing a lot of training to prepare for this new challenge in Formula 2. Having said that, having completed a race weekend and the test in Abu Dhabi, I didn’t find that the Formula 3 car and the Formula 2 are too dissimilar to drive. I thought the Formula 2 car felt a bit lighter and maybe easier to drive. There is an extra endurance challenge to be ready for as the races are longer. You need to keep yourself fit for the next level, so at the moment I’m working towards being prepared for Formula 1; both mentally and physically. 






Guanyu Zhou in FIA Formula 2 Championship

Renault Sport Academy


FIA Formula 2 Championship, UNI-Virtuosi Racing

Weibo: @车手周冠宇
Instagram: gyzhou_33

Age: 20
Nationality: Chinese

2019
Best finish: 3rd
Podiums: 5
Pole Positions: 1
Fastest Laps: 2
Points: 140

Previous Championships:
2019: 7th, FIA Formula 2 Championship
2018: 8th, FIA Formula 3 European Championship
2017: 8th, FIA Formula 3 European Championship
2016: 13th, FIA Formula 3 European Championship, 6th Toyota Racing Series
2015: 2nd, Italian F4 Championship




Guanyu Zhou remains for a second season with the Renault Sport Academy after a successful debut campaign in the FIA Formula 2 Championship.



Zhou took the ‘Top Rookie’ honours after finishing the season seventh in the Drivers’ Championship courtesy of five podiums and a string of consistent points finishes. Standout performances for the Chinese driver included: third place in the Monaco Sprint Race, a dominant pole position at Silverstone and a fine Feature Race podium in Abu Dhabi at the final race weekend.



He began single-seater racing in 2015 after a solid karting career following his move to Europe to study in 2012. Zhou finished second in Italian F4, before spending three seasons in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.



Zhou will increase his role with Renault F1 Team, progressing from Development Driver in 2019 to Test Driver in 2020. He will remain in Formula 2 driving for 2020 with UNI-Virtuosi.





Q&A




What are your thoughts for the 2020 FIA Formula 2 season?


I can’t wait for the 2020 season to start. I was really happy with how everything went last year as a rookie in Formula 2. There was a lot to learn as it was a new area of driving for me with a new team and with more races on the calendar. I think everything went pretty well. I did the best job I could with some things I know I can improve on. I’m also pleased to stay on the Renault programme and make use of their valuable support.




How beneficial is it to be staying with a familiar team this season?


It’s good staying for another year with UNI-Virtuosi. I know them well and they know me. My engineers know my style of driving and also which set-ups I like on the car so that will be beneficial this year. I also understand the Formula 2 car a lot better and the Pirelli tyres so I think that will help massively in my second year. I’m looking forward to the championship and trying my best for a top three finish.




What’s it like being an Academy member?


I’m exceptionally proud to be a member of the Renault Sport Academy. We go to Enstone at the start of the year and we have a personalised schedule to follow to improve during the season. Last year, I saw a big improvement from signing with Renault to the end of the season, not only from a physical point of view but also in my racing ability. We try to be in the best condition to be ready for a race so I’m really happy and impressed with how Renault works.





 
Caio Collet in Formula Renault Eurocup


Renault Sport Academy


Formula Renault Eurocup, R-ace GP

Twitter: @caio_collet
Instagram: caiocollet

Age: 17
Nationality: Brazilian

2019
Best finish: 2nd
Best qualifying: 3rd
Podiums: 6
Points: 207

Previous Championships:
2019: 5th, Formula Renault Eurocup
2018: 1st, French F4 Championship




Caio begins a second season with the Renault Sport Academy aiming to build on a strong debut season racing in the Formula Renault Eurocup where he finished fifth in the overall standings and best rookie. This year, Caio aims to win the title as he remains with R-ace GP.



Caio joined the Academy ahead of the 2019 season as part of his prize for winning the 2018 French F4 Championship. Born in São Paulo, Caio began his racing career as a karter in Brazil in 2009, moving to Europe in 2015 where he was crowned CIK-FIA Rookie of the Year.



His first opportunity in single-seaters was in January 2018 in the Formula 4 UAE Championship before his successful run to the French F4 title.



In 2019, Caio drove the Renault-powered E20 Formula 1 car on the streets of his hometown as part of the Senna Tribute Formula 1 Festival.






Q&A




How pleased are you to remain on the Renault Sport Academy in 2020?


I’m very pleased to be with the Renault Sport Academy for a second season. Last year was good for learning and I developed a lot as a driver. I’m looking forward to staying on with them and this year’s goal is quite clear: to win the Formula Renault Eurocup title. All of Renault’s support is quite important for me and it means a lot. I will do everything I can to deliver the results they want.




What are your thoughts on remaining in the Eurocup?


Last year, it was a very good and competitive championship to race in. I think this season will be the same. I have a different goal, it’s my second year, and I want to fight for the championship. I’m confident we can do it. It’s also great to remain with R-ace GP for a second season. I created a nice relationship with them, and I want to develop that to ensure we achieve our goals.




What are the benefits of being an Academy member?


There are many good things about being an Academy member. Not only does it help you develop as a driver, I think it also improves you as a person. I grew up a lot last year, especially with the training camps and all the assessments we did. For example, the Pyrenees trip was a huge mental challenge. It’s something I will remember for the rest of my life, not just as a racing driver for my career but just something in life in general. Things like that are really important and makes the difference.





What’s it like being close to a Formula 1 team?


It’s really important to be associated with a Formula 1 team because the Formula 1 world is so different to everything. It’s great for us to learn from the team and see the way they talk with each other, what happens at a race weekend, things like that. I can already start to think about that aspect of Formula 1 and understand just how difficult it is to get there. It really gives you a heads up, so having that link to the F1 team really helps my career.




How is the winter training going?


I spent New Year in Brazil keeping up with my physical assessments as well as some time with my family relaxing. Now I’ve been in New Zealand for five weeks of racing in order to prepare for the Eurocup. The series is the same chassis and tyres as the Eurocup, so that will be beneficial. I also did the 500-mile kart race in São Paulo, which is a big race in Brazil. It was a really nice experience with Felipe Massa and Lucas di Grassi in my team!





- Renault -




Oscar Piastri in FIA F3 Championship


FIA Formula 3, Prema Racing


Twitter: @OscarPiastri
Instagram: oscarpiastri

Age: 18
Nationality: Australian

2019
Wins: 7
Podiums: 11
Pole Positions: 5
Fastest Laps: 5
Points: 320

Previous Championships:
2019: 1st, Formula Renault Eurocup
2018: 8th, Formula Renault Eurocup
2017: 2nd, British Formula 4



Oscar signs for the Renault Sport Academy on the back of securing the 2019 Formula Renault Eurocup Drivers’ Championship. He will race the 2020 season with Prema Racing in the FIA Formula 3 Championship.



Born in Melbourne, Australia, Oscar has a wealth of racing experience having started karting in 2011 before transitioning to single-seater racing in 2016 when he debuted in selected rounds of the 2016 Formula 4 UAE Championship.



Oscar then raced with Arden in the British Formula 4 Championship, finishing runner-up in the Drivers’ standings after six wins and a further nine podiums. A year later, in between school exams, Oscar finished eighth in the Formula Renault Eurocup with three podiums to his name before taking the 2020 title with seven victories from 20 races.





Q&A




How pleased are you to join the Renault Sport Academy?


It’s a fantastic opportunity to join the Renault Sport Academy with a lot of talented racers having come through the programme in recent years. Getting to this point was hard work on my part, having won the Formula Renault Eurocup last year, but I’m very excited to get started on this journey. Being Australian, it’s obviously exciting to be part of the same team as Daniel [Ricciardo] and he is of course a very experienced racer now - so I am looking forward to meeting and learning as much as I can from him.





What was it like winning the Formula Renault Eurocup last season?

It was special winning the Formula Renault Eurocup last season and it took some time to truly sink in what we had achieved that year. We secured seven wins and five pole positions in total, and it was awesome securing the title in Abu Dhabi. We had to maintain consistency across 20 races, right from winter testing through to the final race in Abu Dhabi, but we never let up and it all paid off in the end.




How much are you looking forward to racing in the FIA Formula 3 Championship?


To race in FIA Formula 3 with Prema Racing is very exciting, as they’re a top team and I’m really looking forward to building on my strong campaign in 2019. It’s obviously going to be a new challenge racing in a different series, but my goal is to kickstart the season strongly with Prema and ultimately go for the title. 







Hadrien David

Formula Renault Eurocup, MP Motorsport

Twitter: @HadrienDavid
Instagram:  @hadriendavidofficial

Age: 15
Nationality: French


2019
Wins: 7
Podiums: 14
Pole Positions: 10
Fastest Laps: 8
Points: 280

Previous Championships:
2019: 1st, French F4 Championship



Hadrien joins the Renault Sport Academy following a triumphant season in the French F4 Championship, where he won the title courtesy of his seven wins and seven further podiums. 2020 will see Hadrien race in the Formula Renault Eurocup with MP Motorsport.



The French youngster discovered karting at the age of eight and picked up a number of karting titles on his way through the junior motorsport ladder.



In 2019, in his first year in single-seaters, Hadrien became the youngest ever winner of the French Formula 4 Championship at the age of 15.
 



Q&A



How pleased are you to join the Renault Sport Academy?


It’s a dream coming true! A lot of sacrifices were made to reach such an important step in my career. My biggest goal has always been to join the Renault Sport Academy and it’s a marvellous feeling to join this legendary French team.
 



What was it like winning French Formula 4 last season?


It was not an easy season. My goal – as a rookie – was to win the title to step up to the Formula Renault Eurocup category in 2020. We’ve been working very hard physically and on track during the winter. Becoming the youngest FIA F4 Champion in history at the end of the season was a very good achievement.
 



How much are you looking forward to racing in the Formula Renault Eurocup?


I’ve been watching every single race of the Formula Renault Eurocup since I was nine! It hasn’t sunk in that I’ll be racing instead of watching it! Wearing Renault colours in this challenging championship is by far the best thing I could’ve expected. I will do my absolute best to be on the podium and win races.




What will your targets be this season?

The target is clear: win the rookie title, score as many points as possible and maybe more. I know that it will not be an easy season, even more so considering that I’ll be the youngest driver on the grid. We are all working very hard to make it happen. I can’t wait for the season to start.
 



Do you have an interesting fact about yourself?

Before starting in karting, I started with motocross. One day the accelerator got stuck and I had a minor accident in my garden. So, I decided to stop and turn to 4-wheels instead!





- Renault -


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27.09.2016
Team Marc VDS Estrella Galicia 0,0 driver Fabian Schiller was crowned Renault Sport Series Am Drivers’ Champion at Spa Francorchamps. Schiller attained an unassailable lead with one round of the series remaining.Saturday’s endurance more >>
Fabian Schiller Crowned Champion in Spa
25.09.2016
Team Marc VDS Estrella Galicia 0,0 driver Fabian Schiller was crowned Renault Sport Series Am Drivers’ Champion at Spa Francorchamps. Schiller attained an unassailable lead with one round of the series remaining.Saturday’s endurance race more >>
Pieter Schothorst wins again in Sprint PRO in Spa
25.09.2016
... Fabian Schiller champion with style in Sprint AM Fabian Schiller (Team Marc VDS EG 0,0) and Pieter Schothorst (Equipe Verschuur) won the Sprint races on Sunday at Circuit Spa-Francorchamps. In dominat more >>
Owens and Blomstedt victorious at Renault Sport Trophy race in Spa-Francorchamps
24.09.2016
Renault Sport Trophy Endurance - Circuit Spa-Francorchamps. Saturday, September 24th 2016 Fredrik Blomstedt and Raoul Owens (R-ace GP #2) triumphed in the Renault Sport Trophy Endurance race at Circuit Spa-Francorchamps. At th more >>
Spa Renault Sport Trophy race 1 classificaton
24.09.2016
RENAULT SPORT TROPHY ENDURANCE4 Hours of Spa-FrancorchampsSaturday, September 24th 20161 2 (GBR) R. OWENS / (SWE) F. BLOMSTEDT R-ace GP 27 1:12:31.971 - 156.4 9 2:17.941 182.82 21 (NED) P. SCHOTHORST / (NED) J. SCHOTHO more >>
Renault Statement
24.09.2016
During the Renault Sport Trophy Endurance race this weekend in Spa (Belgium), an incident involving several cars happened in the first lap. Drivers Diederik Sijthoff (V8 Racing #8) and Andrés Mendez (Oregon Team #4) has been taken conscious at the hospital, reporting back pains. Andrés Mendez has been released few hour more >>
Pieter Schothorst signe le meilleur temps des essais à Spa
23.09.2016
La Renault Sport R.S. 01 #21 de l’Equipe Verschuur (P. Schothorst – J. Schothorst) s’est montré la plus véloce des essais collectifs du Renault Sport Trophy sur le Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. L’é more >>
A return to La Source for the Renault Sport Trophy!
20.09.2016
One year after making its debut, the Renault Sport Trophy returns to Circuit Spa-Francorchamps for a penultimate meeting that could see some drivers seal their destinies. Joining the European Le Mans Series and Eurocup Formul more >>
Spa Francorchamps Renault Sport Trophy Entry List
20.09.2016
RENAULT SPORT TROPHY 20162016 SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS 24TH-25TH SEPTEMBER 20161 OREGON TEAM (ITA) Dario CAPITANIO (ITA) Davide RODA (ITA)2 R-ACE GP (FRA) Raoul OWENS (GBR) Fredrik BLOMSTEDT (SWE)3 R-A more >>
Robert Kubica behind the wheel of a Renault Sport R.S. 01 at Spa next weekend
17.09.2016
A new page in the history between Robert Kubica and Renault will be written at Spa-Francorchamps. The Polish driver will get behind the wheel of a Renault Sport R.S. 01 at round five of the 2016 Renault Sport Trophy. He will team alongside Christo more >>
Frustrierendes Rennwochenende für Fabian Schiller in Le Castellet
31.08.2016
Ein Reifenschaden und eine unverschuldete Kollision kosteten den deutschen Renault-Piloten viele Punkte Rhein-Sieg-Kreis (FWA) - Das vierte Rennwochenende der Renault Sport Trophy lief für Fabian Schiller alles andere als erwartet. Nachdem der Troisdo more >>
Frustration in France for Marc VDS
29.08.2016
Team Marc VDS Estrella Galicia 0,0 suffered a weekend of frustration at Paul Ricard, the fourth round of the Renault Sport Series. Fabian Schiller, sharing with Renaud Kuppens, retired from the endurance race, before finishing fifth in his solo race. Kuppens finish eighth in more >>
Schothorst wins again, Blomstedt takes first success at Circuit Paul Ricard
28.08.2016
Fredrik Blomstedt (R-ace GP) and Pieter Schothorst (Equipe Verschuur) won the Renault Sport Trophy Sprint races this Sunday at Circuit Paul Ricard. Fredrik Blomstedt scored his first win in AM ahead of pole winner and new leader in the category, Fran Rueda (Tea more >>
First win for Rueda and Sathienthirakul at Circuit Paul Ricard
27.08.2016
Fran Rueda and Tanart Sathienthirakul (Team Marc VDS EG 0,0 #15) won their first Endurance race in the Renault Sport Trophy. Starting from pole position at Circuit Paul Ricard, the Spaniard made the most of a puncture suffered by team more >>
The Schothorstís monopolize the order at Circuit Paul Ricard
26.08.2016
Pieter and Jeroen Schothorst (Equipe Verschuur #21) were the fastest pairing in the Renault Sport Trophy at Circuit Paul Ricard. The duo monopolized the sharp end of the order in the three Friday collective tests, setting a best time of 2:02.017. The Dut more >>
In Frankreich kann Fabian Schiller doppelte Punkte abräumen
25.08.2016
Neue Strecke, neuer Teampartner - aber der Troisdorfer Rennfahrer fährt optimistisch nach Le CastelletIn der Renault Sport Trophy dröhnen am kommenden Wochenende endlich wieder die Motoren. Nach einer sechswöchigen Sommerpause more >>
The Renault Sport Trophy to discover Circuit Paul Ricard
22.08.2016
The Renault Sport Trophy begins the second half of the season this weekend, sharing the billl with the European Le Mans Series and the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 at Circuit Paul Ricard. The competitors will compete on a new track at a crucial meeting for the tit more >>
Renault Sport Trophy: itís getting tighter at the top!
20.07.2016
On Friday, Markus Palttala (Team Marc VDS EG 0,0) dominated practice. His partner Fabian Schiller (Team Marc VDS EG 0,0) clinched pole position in AM, but the Finn was unable to get past Pieter Schothorst (Equipe Verschuur) in the PRO category. The more >>
Fabian Schiller geht als Halbzeit-Meister in die Sommerpause
20.07.2016
Mit einem Sieg und einem zweiten Platz verteidigt der Troisdorfer seine Führung in der Renault Sport TrophyMit einem komfortablen Vorsprung in der Fahrerwertung geht Fabian Schiller aus Troisdorf-Eschmar in die Sommerpause der Renault S more >>

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