Formula V8 3.5

Arden Motorsport celebrate Formula V8 3.5 Teams’ Title

1 Mins read
Egor Orudzhev - Credit: Formula V8 3.5

Arden Motorsport have been confirmed as the 2016 Formula V8 3.5 Teams’ champions after finishing first and fourth in the opening race of the weekend at the Circuit de Catalunya on Saturday.

Egor Orudzhev’s fifth victory of the season plus Aurélien Panis’ run to fourth place at the Spanish circuit means the Banbury-based outfit have claimed their first Teams’ title in the championship since joining back in 2012.

Arden are fifty points clear of Lotus in the standings with just forty-three available in the season finale on Sunday, while Orudzhev and Panis sit third and fourth in the Drivers’ championship, separated by just eight points, with the aim now for both to stay ahead of Matthieu Vaxiviere and Roy Nissany on Sunday.

“I’m delighted for the team, since winning the team championship is great for the guys,said Team Owner Garry Horner on “We’ve worked hard all the year long, now we also have to take care of third position in the driver standings.

“The key of this success has been consistency in the development of the car, and a huge amount of work from the engineers. The drivers did a great job, even if they experienced few up and downs. Everybody did a great job during the whole season.”

Avatar photo
13769 posts

About author
Long time motorsport fanatic, covering Formula 1 and the occassional other series. Feel free to give him a follow on Twitter at @Paul11MSport.
Related posts
Formula V8 3.5

Season Review: 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5 – Fittipaldi Takes Final Crown

4 Mins read
The Checkered Flag looks back at the 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5 season, the final year of the category.
Formula 1Formula V8 3.5

Fittipaldi Remains Focused on Reaching F1 after Formula V8 3.5 Triumph

1 Mins read
Pietro Fittipaldi wants to become the next Brazilian Formula 1 driver after taking the final World Series Formula V8 3.5 title last weekend in Bahrain.
Formula 1Formula V8 3.5Opinion

OPINION: Formula V8 3.5 - The necessary casualty of the FIA's superlicense overhaul

5 Mins read
The FIA’s superlicense changes set in motion a fatal chain of events for 3.5 series racing. However. was it a sacrifice worth making?