2) Tamas Pal Kiss
A mid-season switch from Zele Racing to Virtuosi UK only propelled Tamas Pal Kiss into even better results, with the Hungarian adding Virtuosi wins at Nurburgring and Estoril to his earlier Zele win at Paul Ricard.
He started the season with a retirement in race one in Morocco, but charged to a third place finish in race two, before taking his first win of the year in race one at Paul Ricard. He almost followed that up with a second win in France, but was denied by Kevin Giovesi.
He took a well-received podium finish in front of his home fans at the Hungaroring, and another runners-up spot at Monza, before a disappointing weekend at Imola with two ninth placed finishes.
A switch of teams followed, leaving behind the Austrian Zele team to move to the British based Virtuosi UK team alongside Andrea Roda, and from then on in, Pal Kiss never looked back.
He took two runners-up spots in his first event with the team at the Red Bull Ring in Austria, and then took victory in race two at the Nurburgring. A further win in race one at Estoril confirmed his runners-up spot in the championship.
Tamas Pal Kiss showed again and again during 2014 just how talented a driver he is, and if talent alone was enough to warrant drives, he could just walk in and take a GP2 or World Series by Renault drive. Unfortunately the world isn’t perfect, and it is anyone’s guess where or if Pal Kiss will drive in 2015.