The season starts April 13 at Monza.
Conditions were perfect throughout the day in Austria for World Series by Renault drivers for opening day of the weekend.
At the Moscow Raceway, the Spaniard dominated Pierre Gasly and Richie Stanaway, who claimed his first podium result in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.
The Colombian Carlos Huertas (Carlin) mastered the wet conditions to top the podium from Sergey Sirotkin (ISR) and Stoffel Vandoorne (Fortec Motorsports).
On Sunday, Roberto Merhi took his second victory in this year’s Formula Renault 3.5 Series.
Today the World Series by Renault drivers tested on the Paul Ricard circuit in preparation for the weekend's event in France.
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.
After setting the pace in free practice on Friday, Kevin Magnussen showed once again who was the boss.
Oliver Rowland clinched the Fortec seat following an impressive performance at the three-day FR3.5 test at Aragon last month.
The World Series by Renault heads to Spa-Francorchamps to end the month of May.
Stoffel Vandoorne set the fastest practice time for the World Series by Renault event in Monaco but he paid high price for "dangerous driving" by the stewards with a five-place grid penalty.
After starting from row eight on the grid, Nico Muller (International Draco Racing) took the victory from Kevin Magnussen (DAMS) and Sergey Sirotkin (ISR).