When Kevin Magnussen won the Formula Renault 3.5 championship this past weekend, his future in Formula One fairly secured.
The next event of Formula Renault 3.5 season will be held together with the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix the 25th and 26th of May.
With this result Nico Müller is now 10th in the drivers standings with 20 points, while Guto Negrão scores the first four points of his season.
Sauber believes its reserve driver should stay race-sharp if possible.
After tests since the end of February, Formula Renault 3.5 Series will start its season on the Monza circuit. Leading drivers over the winter are tipped as favourites. But on an unusual circuit, anything could happen!
Continuity is the name of the game in Formula Renault 3.5 Series, with the 13 teams preselected for the 2014 campaign having all registered for the 2013 season.
DAMS team will appeal
A comfortable win for Kevin Magnussen, who took the chequered flag five seconds in front of Nico Müller.
Conditions were perfect throughout the day in Austria for World Series by Renault drivers for opening day of the weekend.
The Colombian Carlos Huertas (Carlin) mastered the wet conditions to top the podium from Sergey Sirotkin (ISR) and Stoffel Vandoorne (Fortec Motorsports).
Oliver Rowland clinched the Fortec seat following an impressive performance at the three-day FR3.5 test at Aragon last month.
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.
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).
Kevin Magnussen took the first win of the World Series by Renault this weekend at the historic Spa circuit, and by doing so became the first series driver this year to earn two race victories.
The next WSR meeting will take place at Moscow Raceway in Russia on 22-23 June.
The Dane duly delivered at Paul Ricard, winning race one from Antonio Félix da Costa (Arden Caterham) and Stoffel Vandoorne (Fortec Motorsports).
Six drivers from the World Series by Renault series were guests at the Formula One race in Monza.