2013 Formula Renault 3.5 Series season

The Formula Renault 3.5 2013 season was the 16th season of the main series of World Series by Renault. It began on 7 April at Monza and ended on 20 October in Barcelona.

  • 3.1 Points system
  • 3.2 Drivers' Championship

Teams and Drivers

All teams use the Dallara chassis T12, Zytek engines and Michelin tires.

Changes in drivers

The following list contains all the drivers who took part in the 2012 Formula Renault 3.5 season and did not start in the 2013 season for the same team as in 2012.

Drivers who have changed their team:

  • Mikhail Aleshin: Team RFR → Tech 1 Racing
  • Yann Cunha: Pons Racing → ​​AV Formula
  • Lucas Foresti: DAMS → SMP Racing by Comtec
  • Carlos Huertas: Fortec Motorsport → Carlin
  • Kevin Magnussen Carlin → DAMS
  • Nikolai Marzenko: BVM Target → Pons Racing
  • Nigel Melker: Lotus → Tech 1 Racing
  • Daniil Mowe: P1 Motorsport → SMP Racing by Comtec
  • Arthur Pic: DAMS → AV Formula
  • Sergei Sirotkin Olegovich: BVM Target → ISR
  • Will Stevens: Carlin → P1 Motorsport
  • Nick Yelloly: Comtec Racing → ​​Zeta Corse

Drivers who enter or return to the Formula Renault 3.5:

  • Riccardo Agostini: Italian Formula 3 Championship (JD Motorsport) → Zeta Corse
  • William Buller: GP3 Series (Carlin ) → Zeta Corse
  • Pietro Fantin: British Formula 3 Championship (Carlin ) → Arden Caterham Motorsport
  • Jazeman Jaafar: British Formula 3 Championship (Carlin ) → Carlin
  • Matias Laine: GP3 series ( MW Arden ) → P1 Motorsport
  • Mihai Marinescu: FIA Formula 2 Championship → Zeta Corse
  • Norman Nato: Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 (RC Formula) → DAMS
  • Emmanuel Piget: break → Zeta Corse
  • Carlos Sainz Jr.: Formula 3 Euro Series (Carlin ) → Zeta Corse
  • Sergei Sirotkin: Auto GP World Series ( Euro Nova Racing) → ISR
  • Marlon Stöckinger: GP3 Series ( Status Grand Prix) → Lotus
  • Mathéo Tuscher: FIA Formula 2 Championship → Zeta Corse
  • Stoffel Vandoorne: Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 (Josef Kaufmann Racing ) → Fortec Motorsport
  • Oliver Webb: Indy Lights ( Sam Schmidt Motorsports ) → Fortec Motorsport
  • Christopher Zanella: FIA Formula 2 Championship → ISR

Drivers who have left the Formula Renault 3.5:

Drivers who do not have a contract for a race seat in 2013:

  • Tamás Pál Kiss
  • César Ramos
  • Davide Rigon
  • Alexander Rossi

Changes the teams

  • Zeta Corse took over the starting position of BVM Target.
  • The Team RFR withdrew from the series. AV Formula awarded the contract as the successor team.

Race Calendar

The race calendar of the season 2013 was published on 20 October 2012. It includes nine race weekends, which take place every two races other than in Monte Carlo. The race in Monte Carlo takes place in the context of the local Formula 1 Grand Prix. At the season opener at Monza carries the Formula Renault 3.5 race weekend from her along with the Superstars Series. The remaining seven events constitute the World Series by Renault calendar.

Compared to the previous year, no more races will be held at the Nürburgring and Silverstone. Instead bears the series race in Monza and Spielberg.


Points system

Points are awarded in each race according to the following scheme:

Drivers' championship

  • Fat - Pole Position
  • Italics - Fastest lap
  • * - Because of the short distance but not counted in the target,