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.
Yu Kanamaru will make his Formula Renault 3.5 Series debut this weekend at the Nurburgring for Pons Racing, but doubts are surfacing about the World Series by Renault future of Roberto Merhi.
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