Michelin will continue to supply tyres to the Formula Renault 3.5 Series in 2016 following an agreement with new promoters RPM Racing.
AF Corse owner Amato Ferrari will become the Team Principal of a new-for-2016 Formula Renault 3.5 Series team, with Spirit of Race set to join the championship.
Tio Ellinas took his second pole position of the season for race two at Le Mans ahead of Matthieu Vaxiviere, while Oliver Rowland could only qualify fourteenth as he seeks to seal the title on Sunday.
Tio Ellinas and Gustav Malja were delighted to finish first and second in Sunday’s wet-dry Formula Renault 3.5 Series race at the Nurburgring.
Tio Ellinas led Strakka Racing team-mate Gustav Malja to a 1-2 finish at the Nurburgring despite changeable weather and an early trip to the pits for a new nosecone following a clash with Oliver Rowland.
Oliver Rowland took a dominant victory in race one at the Nurburgring, remaining untroubled throughout despite the mid-race intervention of the safety car.
Roberto Merhi will be replaced by Rene Binder at Pons Racing this weekend at the Nurburgring after the Spaniard called an end of his Formula Renault 3.5 Series season to concentrate on F1.