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Fri 26 Sep 2008
Pippa Mann confirms nove to American series

Pippa Mann confirms nove to American series

PIPPA MANN CONFIRMS 2009 MOVE TO FIRESTONE INDY LIGHTS WITH PANTHER RACING Current World Series by Renault driver Pippa Mann has confirmed that she will join former league champions Panther Racing in 2009's Firestone Indy Lights lineup. "I'm...

Thu 25 Sep 2008
Bertrand Baguette GP2 Paul Ricard test summary
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Bertrand Baguette GP2 Paul Ricard test summary

Bertrand Baguette tested a GP2 at HTTT Paul Ricard! This coming weekend the World Series by Renault will be holding their penultimate event of 2008 at the Estoril circuit in Portugal, and for Bertrand Baguette this above all implies...

Estoril: Draco Racing preview
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Estoril: Draco Racing preview

In Portugal for the penultimate Grand Prix of the season Estoril, a winning circuit for the Draco Team. Last year the Team went up the podium in both races: the third place of Alvaro Barba in race 1 and the victory of Milos Pavlovic in race ...

Estoril: Series preview
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Estoril: Series preview

Can Van der Garde take the title? Everything is in place for Giedo Van der Garde (P1 Motorsport) to take his first motorsport title. The penultimate meeting could see the Dutchman, who leads Fabio Carbone (Ultimate-Signature) by 53...

Wed 17 Sep 2008
From World Series by Renault to F1
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From World Series by Renault to F1

Congratulations to Sebastian, Heikki, Robert and Fernando! Drivers from competitions set up by Renault Sport Technologies and RPM Racing shone at an exciting Italian Grand Prix. Having graduated to Formula 1 from Formula Renault 3.5 just over a...

Sat 13 Sep 2008
Le Mans: Charles Pic weekend summary
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Le Mans: Charles Pic weekend summary

Victory in style in Le Mans Charles Pic proved that he always shows up on big days. This season he has already won Monaco, which is the most prestigious race of the calendar, and he shone again in Le Mans, which is the most popular.170,000 ...

Fri 12 Sep 2008
Julien Jousse Nurburgring and Le Mans summary
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Julien Jousse Nurburgring and Le Mans summary

Up one day, down the next ... or is it the other way round? Back after an 8-week break, the Formula Renault 3.5 Series wowed crowds of 90,000 at the Nurburgring and 170,000 in Le Mans. In the space of two weekends Julien Jousse ran through the...

Wed 10 Sep 2008
Le Mans: Tech 1 Racing weekend summary
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Le Mans: Tech 1 Racing weekend summary

Tech 1 back in the winner's circle The Le Mans meeting was an enormous popular success. Over 170 000 spectators came to see the World Series by Renault events. Charles Pic confirmed that he loves racing in front of his home crowd and after ...

Tue 09 Sep 2008
Le Mans: Fabio Carbone weekend summary
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Le Mans: Fabio Carbone weekend summary

DOUBLE PODIUM FOR CARBONE AT LE MANS! Ultimate Signature team driver Fabio Carbone has come away from the latest World Series by Renault round in Le Mans with two podium finishes. This momentous achievement has now boosted Fabio up to second...

Mon 08 Sep 2008
Le Mans: James Walker race one report
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Le Mans: James Walker race one report

WALKER'S TOP TEN AT LE MANS Le Mans, France: Race two at Le Mans today produced a ninth place finish for James Walker, rounding off what has been a rollercoaster ride of a weekend for the Jersey racer. James, who usually makes fantastic ...

Le Mans: Pippa Mann race two report
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Le Mans: Pippa Mann race two report

BRAKE PROBLEMS PUT AN END TO MANN'S LE MANS Pippa Mann ended a problematic weekend at Le Mans in the gravel trap, after a brake problem on lap seven saw the P1 Motorsport car unable to make the hairpin and retire from the second Formula Renault...

Le Mans: P1 Motorsport race two report
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Le Mans: P1 Motorsport race two report

VAN DER GARDE HOLDS OFF CARBONE TO WIN AT LE MANS Giedo Van der Garde took a thrilling victory for P1 Motorsport at Le Mans, despite a fierce mid-race challenge from Ultimate-Signature's Fabio Carbone. The Dutchman's fifth win of the year see's...

Le Mans: Draco Racing race two report
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Le Mans: Draco Racing race two report

Good weekend at Le Mans for Marco Barba always very combative. Baguette pays the exclusion from Superpole. At the end of the weekend the teams do the accounts of two days and Marco Barba can be satisfied. The Spanish is gone in Superpole, he is...

Le Mans: Series race two report
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Le Mans: Series race two report

Victory for Van der Garde Having withdrawn from Saturday's race, Giedo Van der Garde made amends today with his fifth race win of the season. In front of a healthy crowd (170,000 spectators turned out in total over the weekend) the Dutch driver...

Sun 07 Sep 2008
Le Mans: Race 2 results
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Le Mans: Race 2 results

Pos Car Driver Team Laps --- --- ---------------------- ---------------------------- -------- 1. 21 Giedo Van Der Garde P1 Motorsport 27 2. 27 Fabio Carbone ...

Le Mans: Draco Racing race one report
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Le Mans: Draco Racing race one report

An unlucky Saturday for Draco Team who is now preparing for Race 2 Day of qualifying and race at Le Mans in France for the World Series, after two days of collective test This morning the drivers were challenged on track for the best time, ...

Le Mans: James Walker race one report
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Le Mans: James Walker race one report

HEARTBREAK AT LE MANS Le Mans, France: James Walker came tantalisingly close to winning the World Series by Renault race at Le Mans today, only to lose out when one of his tyres blew on lap 17 of the 27 lap race. The Jersey racer put in a ...

Le Mans: Series race one report
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Le Mans: Series race one report

Charles on form! Racing on his home turf, Charles Pic (Tech 1 Racing) has claimed his second race win of the season, after his success in the streets of Monaco. Pic had to contend with stiff competition from Miguel Molina (Prema Powerteam) and...

Le Mans: Race 1 results
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Le Mans: Race 1 results

Pos Car Driver Team Laps --- --- ---------------------- ---------------------------- -------- 1. 2 Charles Pic Tech 1 Racing 27 2. 9 Miguel Molina Prema ...

Le Mans: Series qualifying report
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Le Mans: Series qualifying report

Guerrieri takes the spoils! After an impressive performance in wet conditions in collective testing, Esteban Guerrieri (Ultimate Signature) continued his good form this morning on a perfectly dry track, earning his first pole position of ...

Le Mans: P1 Motorsport qualifying report
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Le Mans: P1 Motorsport qualifying report

VAN DER GARDE PUTS P1 MOTORSPORT ON THE FRONT ROW P1 Motorsport's Giedo Van der Garde put in a solid performance to take another deserved front row grid position in Formula Renault 3.5, lining up in second place for the first race from the...

Le Mans: Pippa Mann qualifying report
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Le Mans: Pippa Mann qualifying report

DISAPPOINTING QUALIFYING IN LE MANS Pippa Mann had a less than desirable qualifying session for the French round of the World Series by Renault event at Le Mans. The young Brit found herself down in 11th place in group, unable to better her...

Le Mans: Qualifying times
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Le Mans: Qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Team --- --- -------------------- -------------------- ---------- 1. 27 Fabio Carbone Ultimate-signature 1:25.029 2. 21 Giedo Van Der Garde P1 Motorsport 1:25.081 3. 28 Esteban Guerrieri ...

Le Mans: Draco Racing Friday test notes
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Le Mans: Draco Racing Friday test notes

Marco Barba at the top of the league in the collective test of Le Mans. Now the Spanish wants the best time in qualifying Very fast the rookie Marco Barba who in the collective test at Le Mans has signed the best time of day on Thursday, 4 ...

Le Mans: Series Friday test notes
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Le Mans: Series Friday test notes

Ultimate boys "rain" supreme! With the exception of the Monaco meeting, something of a case apart, the Formula Renault 3.5 Series competitors have hardly had the opportunity to test their skills in the rain this season. In wet conditions today,...

Fri 05 Sep 2008
Le Mans: Series Thursday test notes
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Le Mans: Series Thursday test notes

Marco Barba in between the drops Just a week after the Nurburgring leg, Formula Renault 3.5 Series is already in residence for the Le Mans weekend. And with the first day of collective testing marked by showery conditions, it's been ...

Le Mans: Draco Racing preview
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Le Mans: Draco Racing preview

Weekend G.P. Le Mans: In France Draco wants the revenge There is no rest for Draco Drivers who, after Nurburgring, have been transferred to Le Mans for the seventh championship. In the German circuit the team won important points for the ...

Le Mans: Series preview
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Le Mans: Series preview

Van der Garde on dangerous ground Giedo Van der Garde (P1 Motorsport) has been warned: the French are intent on making his life difficult at Le Mans! Starting with Julien Jousse (Tech 1 Racing) who has shown himself to be the Dutchman's ...

Tue 02 Sep 2008
Nurburgring: Fabio Carbone weekend summary
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Nurburgring: Fabio Carbone weekend summary

POINTS FINISH FOR CARBONE ROUNDS OFF AN EXCELLENT WEEKEND IN GERMANY After proving his pace with victory in race one of the World Series by Renault at the Nurburgring on Saturday, Ultimate Signature driver Fabio Carbone settled for a solid ...

Nurburgring: Marco Bonanomi weekend summary
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Nurburgring: Marco Bonanomi weekend summary

Bonanomi collects podium finish at the Nurburgring Marco Bonanomi and Comtec Racing entered the Nurburgring round of the World Series Renault with the clear intention of forgetting the bad break suffered in the fifth seasonal round at Budapest,...

Nurburgring: Tech 1 Racing weekend summary
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Nurburgring: Tech 1 Racing weekend summary

Tech 1 Racing still in contention After the summer break the Formula Renault 3.5 Series got under way again on the Nurburgring in Germany this weekend. The Tech 1 Racing team again showed its speed by setting the fastest lap of the meeting.

Mon 01 Sep 2008
Nurburgring: Draco Racing race two report
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Nurburgring: Draco Racing race two report

Important points in race 2 for Baguette. Barba junior shows his talent Beautiful race for Marco Barba who has started from the last rows and he has made a good start surpassing some drivers and gaining the 8o. place after a few laps, with really...

Nurburgring: James Walker weekend summary
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Nurburgring: James Walker weekend summary

MOVING SWIFTLY ON! Nurburgring, Germany -- 31 August 2008: James Walker had a tough time at the Nurburgring this weekend; after running in the top three in testing the Jersey racer was unable to finish the first race and had to fight to recover...

Nurburgring: Series race two report
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Nurburgring: Series race two report

Molina snatches victory Salvador Duran (Interwetten.com Racing) was disqualified after the race, for technical non-conformity, and so it is Miguel Molina (Prema Powerteam) who claims victory, his first this season. Second, Julien Jousse (Tech 1...

Nurburgring: Draco Racing notes on penalties
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Nurburgring: Draco Racing notes on penalties

Baguette 5th. in Race 1, but the Belgian driver wants the podium. Race of attack for Barba despite the engine problem Few hours to the start of the second race in Nurburgring but in the circus of the World Series a coup of scene saw disqualified...

Nurburgring: Fabio Carbone race one report
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Nurburgring: Fabio Carbone race one report

CARBONE CLAIMS VICTORY AT NURBURGRING Ultimate Signature team driver Fabio Carbone has claimed a resounding victory in race one at the Nurburgring in Germany, round six of this year's World Series by Renault. Fabio started second on the grid...