F.RENAULT 2.0 ALPS SYNONIMOUS OF QUALITY WITH TOP TEAM AND DRIVERS READY TO ROLL IN 2012 SEASON
Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS is ready to roll for its second season and once more aims at quality, confirming itself as a challenging Series for those youngsters looking at an European contest. The high quality of the teams which will join it already from the very first venue scheduled for the 25th March weekend in Monza, witnesses its success. The Monza event will be the first of the seven double rounds that will visit the charming and challenging city track of Pau, Imola, the very fast up and down hills of Spa-Francorchamps, Spielberg (Red Bull Ring), Mugello and Barcellona.
A Series, the Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS one, which thus is a compulsory step and the main goal for the professional growth of the drivers. This is specifically true for those which already proved their skills, and possibly had already one year experience in singleseaters cars and ready to climb up the motorsport ladder competing in an exclusive and international Championship, with a new generation formula, extremely challenging. As usual, all will be within the supervision of Fast Lane Promotion that will focus all its efforts in granting the maximum technical and media support, as well as the respect of the rules on track.
NEWS. Formula Renault 2.0 Alps calls… and from the other side plenty of “Top-teams” have already replied. The latest is Koiranen Motorsport, a well known name within the Renault Series panorama where is strongly connected with the Red Bull brand. Six drivers from six different countries for this “new entry”: the Brazilian Gustavo Lima, the Russian Daniil Kvyat (third in Eurocup F.Renault 2.0 in 2011), the Estonian Hans Villemi, the German Stefan Wackerbauer, the French Esteban Ocon and the Finnish Patrick Kujala, with the two latest born in ’96. Formula Renault 2.0 Alps debut also for Luxemburg team RC Formula, that will line up 4 cars. Two of which will be driven by the Frenchmen Norman Nato and Aurélien Panis, the 17 years old son of the former F1 driver Olivier (157 raced Gran Prix from ‘94 to 2004), that only last season has moved its very first motorsport steps in the F4 Championship.
TOP CONFIRMATIONS. “Poker” of cars also for Tech1 Racing, the French Team which seized the first championship in 2011 with Javier Tarancon. Three formulas for the Austrian of Interwetten.com Junior Team. Also confirmed the names of the drivers which will compete with Arta Engineering. Three of them are also Frenchmen: Tristan Papavoine, Leo Roussel and William Vermont, the fourth being the driver from Andorra Alex Loan. Two cars instead for the Spanish of Epic Racing.
THE ITALIANS. Also the Italian flag will be strongly represented. Among the most there will be the newcomers of Facondini Racing, which will line up one car and will technically manage the one of Brixia Autosport on which the rookie, with a two years experience in Challenge Formula Renault Italy, Andrea Baiguera from Brescia, will race. GSK Motorsport with three drivers. The team from North/West Italy which already has confirmed the agreement with the two Nicola and Stefano De Val (them two ready for the challenge after the experience in the Italian Series) has announced also Nicolò Rocca, at his second season in the ALPS Championship. Cram Competition will grid two cars, one for the other Brazilian Victor Franzoni. Two entries also from Team Torino Motorsport (which signed with the Mexican Alex Abogado), One Racing and Viola Formula.