Formula Renault News

The F. Regional and Eurocup merger
FREC merges with Eurocup for 2021
When Lewis last three-wheeled to win
F4 champ becomes Renault junior
Top 20 single-seater talents of 2019
The merger that levels the junior single-seater playing field Prime

The hideous chain of decisions that led to Formula Renault competing with Formula Regional for two years has been reversed. Now one massive grid of future stars is getting ready for F1 support action.

The FIA has announced it will merge the Formula Regional European Championship with the Formula Renault Eurocup to form a new series in 2021.

Do you remember when Hamilton last won on three wheels? Prime

Lewis Hamilton's triumph in the British Grand Prix despite a last-lap puncture is currently a unique moment in his Formula 1 career. But there was also a race from 2003 where, aged 18, he pulled off another seemingly-impossible feat…

Runaway French F4 champion Hadrien David has been signed to a Renault Formula 1 junior deal for 2020.

Dec 14, 2019

With Formula 1 enjoying one of its strongest rookie intake in 2019, Motorsport.com looks at the top 20 junior drivers of 2019 aiming to follow in the footsteps of Alexander Albon, Lando Norris and George Russell.

Eurocup racer Lorandi secures Renault tie-in

Italian Formula 4 runner-up Leonardo Lorandi has secured a tie-in with Renault's Formula 1 junior programme, the manufacturer has announced.

Kush Maini scores podium on Renault Eurocup debut

Kush Maini scored a podium finish in his first ever Formula Renault Eurocup race at Monza on Saturday.

Ex-Red Bull junior seals racing return with Alonso's team

Former Red Bull and Lotus junior Callan O'Keeffe will make his return to competitive motorsport in 2019, having joined Fernando Alonso's FA Racing outfit in the Formula Renault Eurocup.

Renault adds F4 champion Collet to junior ranks

Renault has added Brazilian racer Caio Collet to its Formula 1's junior programme roster for the 2019 season.

Formula Renault NEC shuts down, blames "ill-conceived FIA plans"

The two-litre Formula Renault Northern European Cup will cease after 13 seasons, with its promoter blaming “ill-conceived FIA plans for the future of formula racing” for the series' demise.

Motorsport.com's Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2018

In 2018, the junior single-seater scene was full of exciting talent, shown best by Mercedes, Red Bull and McLaren each bringing an F2 star into Formula 1. Motorsport.com ranks the top 20 youngsters of the year.

Alonso's team joins Formula Renault Eurocup field

Fernando Alonso's FA Racing will step up to the Formula Renault Eurocup in the 2019 season, with the McLaren driver's squad already competing in F4, karting and eSports.

Renault continues with F3-style series after FIA snub

Renault Sport has followed up on its threat to press on with its Regional Formula 3-style series in 2019, despite losing the FIA World Motor Sport Council vote to an Italian bid.

Renault could launch ‘F3’ series without FIA blessing

Renault Sport says it is prepared to go ahead with its Europe-wide Regional Formula 3 series for 2019 even if it does not receive FIA blessing.

World's Fastest Gamer runner-up gets Formula Renault shot

McLaren’s World’s Fastest Gamer runner-up Freek Schothorst will make his Formula Renault Eurocup debut this weekend at the Hungaroring.

Renault plans to replace Eurocup with new F3 series

Renault is planning to scrap its current Eurocup single-seater category and transfer under the FIA’s new Regional Formula 3 umbrella for 2019.

Dutch teen Verschoor to lose Red Bull junior status

Richard Verschoor has confirmed that he has lost his position in the Red Bull junior team, and is set to stay in Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 for a second season.

Fenestraz becomes 2017 Eurocup FR2.0 champion

Sacha Fenestraz has sealed the 2017 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 title with one race to spare in the season finale in Barcelona.

Q&A: Australian F1 hopeful Alex Peroni

Formula Renault Eurocup front-runner Alex Peroni went one-on-one with Motorsport.com to chat about his plans to add another name to the list of Australian Formula 1 drivers.

Aitken leads 2017 Renault Sport Academy line-up

Renault has announced its line-up of Academy drivers for 2017, with Jack Aitken and Sun Yue Yang being joined by Formula 4 stars Max Fewtrell and Jarno Opmeer.

Red Bull adds Ticktum, Verhagen to junior roster

Red Bull has announced that it has added Briton Dan Ticktum and American Neil Verhagen to its junior team for the 2017 season.

Dias takes double Class B podium on Asian Formula Renault debut

Brad Dias in his first Asian Formula Renault outing at Zhuhai last weekend clinched two podium finishes in Class B category.

Dias to make Asian Formula Renault debut in season finale

Brad Dias will compete in the final round of the Asian Formula Renault this weekend, at Zhuhai International Circuit.

Estoril Eurocup: Fenestraz wins final race of the season

Sacha Fenestraz was victorious in the season finale of Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 at Estoril, while Lando Norris collected the 12th podium of his title-winning campaign.

Estoril Eurocup: Palmer inherits win after Norris and Defourny collide

Will Palmer took his maiden Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 win in a dramatic race at Estoril after leading duo Lando Norris and Max Defourny collided on the final lap.