Formula Renault 3.5: Holding its own

Formula Renault 3.5: Holding its own

As the junior single-seater scene gets ever more congested, Renault's World Series headline class still fills its fields. Peter Mills explains how, and looks into the tweaks planned for 2010

Tweaks to the Formula Renault 3.5 championship are a customary end-of-season occurrence. The latest refinements, announced at the final round at Motorland Aragon, do away with the complex reverse grid and Superpole qualifying format, the intricacies of which had a propensity to baffle the uninitiated.

First introduced in 2007, a season which produced 13 different winners from 17 races, the reverse grid regulations were, perhaps, a little too effective in fulfilling their brief of providing the midfield drivers with a shot at glory.

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