Today the World Series by Renault drivers tested on the Paul Ricard circuit in preparation for the weekend's event in France.
Oliver Rowland clinched the Fortec seat following an impressive performance at the three-day FR3.5 test at Aragon last month.
After setting the pace in free practice on Friday, Kevin Magnussen showed once again who was the boss.
The next WSR meeting will take place at Moscow Raceway in Russia on 22-23 June.
The Italian young gun Luca Ghiotto took the flag in 6th place.
Six drivers from the World Series by Renault series were guests at the Formula One race in Monza.
Roberto Merhi was punted by fellow competitor Stanaway at Les Combes and had no other option than retiring from the race.
The Belgian round of World Series by Renault ended with two DNFs for the team owned by Guto Negrão.
After six days of collective testing during a studious winter, the competitors of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series returned to competition at the Autodromo di Monza.
After starting from row eight on the grid, Nico Muller (International Draco Racing) took the victory from Kevin Magnussen (DAMS) and Sergey Sirotkin (ISR).
World Series by Renault returns to Moscow Raceway
Reigning Formula Renault 3.5 Series champion, Kevin Magnussen made his debut in the sport’s elite championship.
The Dane duly delivered at Paul Ricard, winning race one from Antonio Félix da Costa (Arden Caterham) and Stoffel Vandoorne (Fortec Motorsports).
Pietro Fantin comes from a good debut year in F.Renault 3.5, a season in wich he managed to finish into the points four times.
Second victory of the 2013 Formula Renault 3.5 Series (WSR) for Stoffel Vandoorne; this time at his home race in Belgium. However with his third place on the podium today, Kevin Magnussen still retains the points lead.