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Thu 29 Dec 2005
2006 Formula Renault 3.5 World/EU2000 calendar

2006 Formula Renault 3.5 World/EU2000 calendar

The 2006 World Series by Renault racing calendar will consist of seven meetings. The World Series Formula Renault 3.5 will also be a curtain raiser for the Monaco Grand Prix and the Spa-Francorchamps 24-hour race. <pre> World Series by ...

Tue 20 Dec 2005
Kubica joins F1 as BMW test driver
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Kubica joins F1 as BMW test driver

Robert Kubica, F1 driver in 2006 21-year old Polish driver Robert Kubica, the 2005 World Series by Renault champion, has joined the BMW Sauber F1 Team outfit as its new test and third driver for 2006, it has been officially announced ...

Fri 09 Dec 2005
Paul Ricard HTTT final test summary
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Paul Ricard HTTT final test summary

Looking forward to 2006... The World Series by Renault finished the 2005 season at the Paul Ricard HTTT with a two day test session under clear sky and bright sunshine. The 15 WSR teams completed almost 16 000 km on the 3C track ...

Paul Ricard test notes, day two 2005-12-07
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Paul Ricard test notes, day two 2005-12-07

Van de Garde and Pons in command Pons Racing showed itself to be the strongest team in World Series by Renault joint testing held at the HTTT Paul Ricard Circuit. Giedo Van de Garde set today's pole position in 1.14.378 while Alvaro Barba came...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
Paul Ricard host test, first day notes 2005-12-06
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Paul Ricard host test, first day notes 2005-12-06

2006 season is already starting... To start the last test session of the year at the Paul Ricard HTTT, the World Series by Renault offered to the FR1.6 and FR. 2.0 2005 Champions the opportunity to take the wheel of the 3.5 World Serie...

Paul Ricard test, day one notes
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Paul Ricard test, day one notes

Pons Racing and Barba lead the way Michael Ammermuller was on top of the monitors at the mini-test held at the Paul Ricard track dedicated to 14 top drivers, mostly from Formula Renault 2.0 Championships. Spanish driver Alvaro Barba also ...

Paul Ricard test notes 2005-12-05
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Paul Ricard test notes 2005-12-05

World Series eyes 2006 season After celebrating its first ever award ceremony at the Race of Champions event at the Stade de France (Paris), it is time for the World Series to return to the track. The Paul Ricard HTTT circuit is the venue for ...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
Kubica and Mondini enjoy first test
F1

Kubica and Mondini enjoy first test

A successful F1 baptism for Kubica As winner of the World Series by Renault, Robert Kubica had his first run in a Formula 1 car today. And not any old car, as it was the World Championship winning Renault R25. The Pole completed 41 laps, and set...

Mon 28 Nov 2005
Drivers' first test interviews with Draco Racing
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Drivers' first test interviews with Draco Racing

THE INTERVIEW: PASINI First test with Draco, what do you think about it? "It's a well organized and a higly professional team, it's pleasant to work with because of the homely atmosphere." What did you expect? "Surely to make the first or...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
Valencia test, day two 2005-11-23
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Valencia test, day two 2005-11-23

Pastor Maldonado reigns in Valencia The World Series Formula Renault 3.5 Teams finished their first days of testing for the 2006 season. More than 30 young drivers were in attendance for the first time. The next test will be at the HTTT ...

Valencia test, day one 2005-11-23
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Valencia test, day one 2005-11-23

Fernando Rees in control The World Series Formula Renault 3.5 Teams started their first winter test day in Valencia today. More than 30 drivers have the opportunity to experience what it is like to drive a World Series car. Overall, this first...

Pagenaud looks toward future in US

Pagenaud looks toward future in US

French racer Simon Pagenaud turns his attention Stateside Quick in Atlantics testing, Pagenaud working towards future in Champ Car (21 November 2005)----Since first getting his start karting as a ten year old, Simon Pagenaud has always been...

Mon 21 Nov 2005
Valencia test preview
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Valencia test preview

Back to work! The World Series by Renault 2006 winter test is due to be held in Valencia this week over two days (November 22-23). Some of the drivers taking part in this test are going to get their first taste of what its like behind the wheel...

Fri 18 Nov 2005
Fifteen teams selected for 2006
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Fifteen teams selected for 2006

Fifteen teams selected for 2006 The World Series by Renault Organizing Committee has made its final selection of teams to take part in the 2006 World Series Formula Renault 3.5 Championship. The committee consists of Jean-Paul Mari (Motorsport...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
Draco Multiracing USA Valencia test preview
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Draco Multiracing USA Valencia test preview

RENAULT WORLD SERIES JOIN TESTS SESSION VALENCIA 21-22 NOVEMBER The date of the first join tests session, after the end of 2005 Championship, has been fixed. It will be at Valencia the next 22th and 23th of November. After a very successfully...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
Markus Winkelhock - WSR interview
WSR

Markus Winkelhock - WSR interview

Winkelhock prepares his F1 test Midland F1 confirmed yesterday that the German driver Markus Winkelhock will test their F1 car on December 10, in Jerez. Markus has had a fantastic first season in the World Series Formula Renault 3.5, ...

Fri 04 Nov 2005
Kubica visits Renault at Enstone
F1

Kubica visits Renault at Enstone

World Series by Renault reigning champion Robert Kubica visited Renault F1 Team headquarters in Enstone (UK) yesterday, in order to go through final preparations for his forthcoming test with the R25, on December 1st in Barcelona. Robert Kubica,...

Fri 28 Oct 2005
Fifteen teams receive pre-selection for 2006
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Fifteen teams receive pre-selection for 2006

Fifteen teams pre-selected for 2006 The World Series by Renault Organising Committee has completed pre-selection of the teams that will be invited to take part in the 2006 World Series Formula Renault 3.5 championship. The Organising Committee...

Avelon Formula withdraws from series
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Avelon Formula withdraws from series

New horizons for Avelon Formula At the end of the final round of the World Series by Renault 2005, Avelon Formula, one of the teams pre-selected by Renault Sport for next season, announced that it will not be taking part in the 2006 ...

Tue 25 Oct 2005
Overview of the 2006 season
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Overview of the 2006 season

Overview of the 2006 season Having attracted more than 700,000 spectators to tracks around Europe in 2005, the first World Series by Renault season has been a resounding success with the fans. In 2006, several changes will be made to...

Sun 23 Oct 2005
Monza: Race two report
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Monza: Race two report

The final win goes to Winkelhock Markus Winkelhock (Draco Multiracing USA) wrapped up the 2005 World Series by Renault by winning his third race of the season. The German won in front of Adrian Valles (Pons Racing), who ends up as runner-up ...

Monza: Race one report
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Monza: Race one report

Valles wins incident-packed race The Monza track -- with its endless overtaking opportunities -- was the venue for the most exciting race of the season. Adrian Valles (Pons Racing) only took the lead with two laps to go. The Spanish driver ...

Sat 22 Oct 2005
Monza: Qualifying report
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Monza: Qualifying report

Double pole for Porteiro The front row line-up for race 1 will be a 100% Spanish affair, with Felix Porteiro (Epsilon Euskadi) alongside Adrian Valles (Pons Racing). Felix will also start from pole position in the final race of the season. He...

Monza: Qualifying report
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Monza: Qualifying report

Good session for Kobayashi One pole position, one front row start: quite simply, Kamui Kobayashi (Prema Power Team) had an excellent qualifying session. The Japanese driver will have a unique opportunity to make up points on Ammerm0x00fcller in...

Thu 20 Oct 2005
Monza: Thursday practice report
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Monza: Thursday practice report

Advantage Gommendy Joint practice specialist Tristan Gommendy (KTR) produced the day's outstanding performance on the Monza circuit. The French driver finished ahead of Markus Winkelhock (Draco Multiracing USA), one of his main rivals in the...

Monza: Season finale preview
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Monza: Season finale preview

Three-way fight for runner's up spot Having won the driver and team titles in Estoril, Robert Kubica and his Epsilon Euskadi team head for the final meeting of the season in relaxed mood. But there will still be plenty at stake in Monza:...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
Magny Cours preview

Magny Cours preview

The Telefónica World Series by Nissan debuts in Magny Cours with its all-new Dallara Nissan single-seaters, the next 30 and 31st of August. Franck Montagny (Marseille, 1978) is the favourite driver to take both wins at the French venue, and...

Tue 11 Oct 2005
Kubica gets test with RenaultF1 team
F1

Kubica gets test with RenaultF1 team

Renault Sport confirmed that Robert Kubica will test the World Championship-winning R25 with the Renault F1 team in Barcelona, on December 2. The 20 year-old Pole, who drives for the Epsilon Euskadi team, was recently crowned 2005 winner of the...

2005 Champion Robert Kubica interview
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2005 Champion Robert Kubica interview

Getting to know Robert Kubica By Blanca de Foronda It's 8.55 in the morning and I receive a phone call from Poland. "Sorry, I know I promised I would call yesterday but it was too late when I got home". It's Robert Kubica, the first ever winner...

Tue 04 Oct 2005
Estoril: DAMS race report
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Estoril: DAMS race report

MALDONADO DISAPPOINTED, PROST MAKES STRONG IMPORVEMENT THROUGH THE WEEKEND It has been a difficult weekend for Pastor MALDONADO after the good performance on Thursday free practice. Friday and Saturday the team and Pastor tested different ...

Mon 03 Oct 2005
Estoril: Draco Multiracing USA race report
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Estoril: Draco Multiracing USA race report

Markus Winkelhock celebrated his fifth podium of the season and Christian Montanari made a great recovery from nineteenth to fifth position. Draco Multiracing USA is placed second in the Team championship. A positive week-end for Draco Team,...

Estoril: Race two report
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Estoril: Race two report

Good day's work for Epsilon Euskadi Just a few hours after Robert Kubica claimed the World Series Formula Renault 3.5 title, the Epsilon Euskadi team saw two of its drivers make it onto the podium in the second race. Felix Porteiro won for the...

Estoril: Race one report
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Estoril: Race one report

Zuber wins, but Kubica is champion Andreas Zuber (Carlin Motorsport) took his first win of the season in Estoril after leading from start to finish. The Austrian finished ahead of Robert Kubica (Epsilon Euskadi), who secured the title with ...

Sun 02 Oct 2005
Estoril: Qualifying report
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Estoril: Qualifying report

Challengers on pole Tristan Gommendy (KTR) picked up his first pole position of the season in the first qualifying session. In the second session, it was Felix Porteiro (Epsilon Euskadi) who stamped his name in everyone's memories. The Spaniard...

Fri 30 Sep 2005
Nicolas Prost joins DAMS at Estoril
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Nicolas Prost joins DAMS at Estoril

NICOLAS PROST WITH DAMS AT ESTORIL Young French driver competing this year in the French Formula Renault Championship and GT races Nicolas Prost has joined Team DAMS for the Portuguese World Series meeting this weekend at ...