Spotlight on Paul Ricard for the sixth round of the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine

Spotlight on Paul Ricard for the sixth round of the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine Read more

The Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine is in full swing, with action resuming at the Paul Ricard circuit this weekend for the sixth of the ten double-header events scheduled for the season, just days after the Mugello races.

James Wharton wins his first race in the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine at Mugello

James Wharton wins his first race in the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine at Mugello Read more

Two races and two different winners at Mugello, the venue for the fifth doubleheader of the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine, where Tuukka Taponen (R-ace GP) and James Wharton (Prema Racing) stood on the top step of the podium.

FRECA: Tuukka Taponen clinches third consecutive win at Mugello in Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine

FRECA: Tuukka Taponen clinches third consecutive win at Mugello in Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine Read more

Tuukka Taponen had a perfect start to the weekend, claiming his third consecutive victory in the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine during the first race at Mugello. This record, previously held only by the 2021 champion Gregoire Saucy, has now been matched by the Finnish driver, who also achieved his third consecutive pole position on the Tuscan hills.
 

FRECA: Brando Badoer sets the pace on the Mugello roller coaster in the First Collective Test

FRECA: Brando Badoer sets the pace on the Mugello roller coaster in the First Collective Test Read more

The Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine returned to action this morning on the Mugello circuit, where the championship organized by ACI Sport and Alpine Racing reached the halfway point of the season. The rolling hills of Mugello provide the perfect backdrop for what is proving to be an excellent season, evidenced by the high level of competitive balance both on and off the track among the participants.
 

Mugello Circuit hosts the fifth round of the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine

Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine: Taponen claims double victory at the Hungaroring

Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine: Taponen claims double victory at the Hungaroring Read more

The Hungaroring weekend of the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine will be well remembered by the numerous fans who flocked to the track and by Tuukka Taponen, who in Hungary clinched two pole positions and two victories.

Dominant Taponen takes second victory of the season at the Hungaroring

Dominant Taponen takes second victory of the season at the Hungaroring Read more

The Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine delivered an exciting and thrilling show for the large crowd that gathered today at the Hungaroring circuit, the exceptional stage for the fourth round of the season promoted by ACI Sport and Alpine Racing.

Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine roars into action at Hungaroring for the fourth round of the season

Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine roars into action at Hungaroring for the fourth round of the season Read more

The Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine continues at full throttle for the 2024 season, traditionally racing on the most prestigious circuits in Europe. This weekend, the series organized by ACI Sport and Alpine Racing will be in action at the Hungaroring, with 32 single-seaters expected to compete.

Camara claims victory in Zandvoort’s second race and extends championship lead

Camara claims victory in Zandvoort’s second race and extends championship lead Read more

The Zandvoort weekend will remain etched in the memory of fans and drivers of the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine, who received a warm embrace from the crowd that filled the stands and paddock of the Dutch circuit.
 

Rain Mastery: Tuukka Taponen clinches maiden win at Zandvoort in Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine

Rain Mastery: Tuukka Taponen clinches maiden win at Zandvoort in Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine Read more

The first race of the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine at Zandvoort took place under heavy rain, which began falling just before the cars lined up on the track. The iconic and fascinating Dutch circuit, which allows no room for error, witnessed Tuukka Taponen (R-ace GP) celebrating his first victory in the series on the podium today.

Alessandro Giusti leads the pack in the Second Collective Test at Zandvoort

Alessandro Giusti leads the pack in the Second Collective Test at Zandvoort Read more

Alessandro Giusti thrilled the Zandvoort crowd by setting the fastest time in the second Collective Test. The Williams Academy driver posted a top time of 1’31″110, placing the ART Grand Prix team’s car at the forefront in the final moments of the session.

Rafael Camara flies through Zandvoort's curves in the First Collective Test

Rafael Camara flies through Zandvoort's curves in the First Collective Test Read more

The Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine was under the spotlight this morning at Zandvoort with the first Collective Test of the event. With sunny weather and a dry track, it was Rafael Camara (Prema Racing) who set the fastest time of the session, clocking in at a remarkable 1’30”985. 

Tuukka Taponen and Ugo Ugochukwu excel in Pre-Event Collective Tests at Zandvoort

Tuukka Taponen and Ugo Ugochukwu excel in Pre-Event Collective Tests at Zandvoort Read more

The Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine kicked off today with two Pre-Event Collective Tests at Zandvoort, the venue for the third event of the season.

Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine returns to Zandvoort

Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine returns to Zandvoort Read more

The stage is set for the third of ten double-header events this season in the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine, taking place this weekend at the Zandvoort circuit, which also hosts the Dutch Formula 1 Grand Prix. This prestigious venue is among the highlights of the season, as the international series will be competing during one of the main DTM events, historically drawing a large number of enthusiasts to the stands of the track located on the shores of the North Sea.

Rafael Camara dominates Spa Francorchamps with double victory in FRECA

Rafael Camara dominates Spa Francorchamps with double victory in FRECA Read more

The second round of the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine at Spa Francorchamps concludes with a double victory for Rafael Camara. A perfect weekend for the Prema Racing team driver, who, after securing his fifth pole position in the series this morning, confirmed the predictions by claiming his third win of the season. This is the second consecutive victory for the Brazilian driver, increasing his lead in the championship standings, where he now holds a significant advantage over his competitors with 93 points.

Anticipation soars for the second round of the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine at Spa Francorchamps

Anticipation soars for the second round of the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine at Spa Francorchamps Read more

As the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine prepares for the upcoming round at Spa Francorchamps this weekend, interest is high following an engaging start to the season at Hockenheimring. The first round featured notable performances that have already begun to shape the early championship standings.
 

Rafael Camara secures the first pole position of the year

Rafael Camara secures the first pole position of the year Read more

Reflecting expectations, the first qualifying session of the year for the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine at the inaugural round at Hockenheimring was highly intense. Taking the first pole position of the year was Prema Racing’s Ferrari Driver Academy driver, Rafael Camara, rewarded for the hard work put in with the team over the winter to be ready for the season’s first event.

Alessandro Giusti is the fastest on the day dedicated to FRECA collective tests at Hockenheim

Alessandro Giusti is the fastest on the day dedicated to FRECA collective tests at Hockenheim Read more

It is collective tests day at Hockenheimring, for the first round of the 2024 Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine. After the morning session, lap times further drop in the second track session at Hockenheim, with the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine collective test 2.

The Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine is back: 33 drivers ready for Hockenheim

The Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine is back: 33 drivers ready for Hockenheim Read more

With 11 leading teams and a grid of 33 cars the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine is ready to be back on the track the upcoming weekend, for the opening round at Hockenheim. The Championship promoted by ACI Sport and Alpine Racing, chosen every year by many high-profile drivers as a fundamental step in a succesful carreer, will involve also this year a quality driver pool, with many of them backed by various academies.

Noah Strømsted tops Hockenheim Pre-Season Collective Test

Noah Strømsted tops Hockenheim Pre-Season Collective Test Read more

The final timed session that took place this afternoon in Hockenheim has seen the checkered flag waving over the Pre-Season Collective Test 2024 of the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine.

Nikita Bedrin Leads the way at Hockenheim in the opening session

Nikita Bedrin Leads the way at Hockenheim in the opening session Read more

The Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine fired up its engines this morning at Hockenheim, the circuit hosting the last Pre Season Collective Test of the year. On the German track, 33 cars took to the wet and variable weather conditions, with rain falling until just before the session began, leaving the track wet in places and causing some drivers to go off track, leading to a series of red flags.

James Wharton confirms Silverstone GB3 appearances with Fortec Motorsports

James Wharton confirms Silverstone GB3 appearances with Fortec Motorsports Read more

Fortec Motorsports has confirmed that rising Australian star James Wharton will join the team for both Silverstone GB3 Championship events this season. The 17-year-old from Melbourne is a race-winner in the Italian F4, ADAC Formula 4 and Euro 4 Championships, and is the 2023 UAE F4 champion. He began karting at the age of eight, winning the Australian Championship three years later before moving to Europe to continue his progression.

Tukka Tapponen tops afternoon FRECA session at Paul Ricard

Tukka Tapponen tops afternoon FRECA session at Paul Ricard Read more

The Paul Ricard circuit buzzed with activity in the afternoon as the 32 single-seaters returned to the track for the second pre-season collective test of the 2024 Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine. Finnish driver Tuukka Taponen showcased his solid aptitude around the French track’s corners, clocking the fastest lap time of 1’57”492 in his R-ace GP car.
 

Rafael Camara clocks fastest time in first timed session at Paul Ricard

Rafael Camara clocks fastest time in first timed session at Paul Ricard Read more

The Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine sprang into action this morning at Paul Ricard, the stage for the second pre-season collective test of the year. Commanding the track during the morning session was Rafael Camara of Prema Racing, who clinched the fastest lap with an impressive time of 1’57”321.

FRECA: Naël and Badoer fastest in Barcelona's final test sessions

FRECA: Naël and Badoer fastest in Barcelona's final test sessions Read more

The afternoon in Barcelona unfolded with the last two sessions of the tests, marking the official start of the 2024 Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine season. The penultimate session kicked off right after the lunch break, with Sainteloc Racing’s Theophile Naël setting the pace, recording the best time of 1:37.583. Close behind the French driver, Brando Badoer (Van Amersfoort Racing) performed well, finishing less than three-tenths of a second off the pace.

FRECA: In Barcelona Pedro Clerot clocks the best time on the first day of official testing

FRECA: In Barcelona Pedro Clerot clocks the best time on the first day of official testing Read more

The Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine has officially fired up its engines for the start of the 2024 season, which, as per tradition, kicks off at the Barcelona circuit, where today the first preseason collective test took place.

Fantastic Finn Tuukka Taponen Wins 2024 Formula Regional Middle East Championship

Fantastic Finn Tuukka Taponen Wins 2024 Formula Regional Middle East Championship Read more

Ferrari Driver Academy talent Tuukka Taponen became the 2024 Formula Regional Middle East Champion (FRMEC) in the final round at Dubai Autodrome. Victory in Saturday’s opening race of the weekend for R-ace GP’s 17-year-old Finnish star was enough to put him beyond reach of his only remaining title rival, Taylor Barnard, and for good measure, Taponen put on a dominant display in Sunday’s season finale to further underline his superiority with another win.

Star Trio Take Victories in Dubai as Tuukka Taponen Extends Title Lead

Star Trio Take Victories in Dubai as Tuukka Taponen Extends Title Lead Read more

Three different drivers stood atop the podium during a thrilling Formula Regional Middle East Championship Certified by FIA (FRMEC) Round 3 at Dubai Autodrome, but it was a fourth who emerged from the action with an expanded points lead. While Taylor Barnard, Nikhil Bohra, and Rafael Câmara tasted glory on the weekend, in the longer game it is Tuukka Taponen who is looking ever more difficult to beat to the ultimate prize, with two events – comprising a total of six races – remaining.

Double Abu Dhabi Victories Earn Tuukka Taponen Championship Lead

Double Abu Dhabi Victories Earn Tuukka Taponen Championship Lead Read more

The Formula Regional Middle East Championship certified by FIA (FRMEC) was the domain of the sensational Tuukka Taponen over the course of the second round on the full 5.281km Formula 1 layout of the Yas Marina Circuit. The 17-year-old Finn, who is backed by the Ferrari Driver Academy, topped both qualifying sessions and then drove his R-ace GP car to his first two victories in the category. 

Wharton makes the jump to FRECA with PREMA Racing

Wharton makes the jump to FRECA with PREMA Racing Read more

James Wharton will step up to the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine with PREMA Racing in 2024, the team is proud to announce.