Draco Marketing in the Monza circuit for the first weekend of the World Series by Renault 3.5

The World Series by Renault 3.5 2013 is started this weekend in the Monza circuit. Below the summary of the races of the International Draco Racing team. Race 1 The first race of the 2013 Formula Renault 3.5 championship, held on a dry track, didn't bring much joy to Draco Racing. Both Nico Müller and André Negrão closed the race out of the points despite the good performances shown in the Free Practice sessions. Negrão ended just shy of a points finish, crossing the line in 11th place after running well into the top ten for most of the 29 laps. An understeer issue, emerged after some very close fights early in the race, got worse in the final laps...

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Draco Team in Barcelona for the World Series by Renault 2012 final round

The curtain is about to fall on the 2012 season of the World Series by Renault, which will end in the Montmelo circuit in Barcelona this weekend. Draco team is ready for the final two rounds in which Nico Muller and Andre Negrao will target the top positions in the rankings. Friday the two collective test sessions of 75 minutes each will be played, in anticipation of the Saturday, where the 26 drivers will compete in qualifying to determine the starting grid for Race 1 at 3:00 pm. Sunday, at the same time, it will start the last race of the year, respecting the positions determined by the second qualifying. Both races will be broadcast live on Eurosport. If the...

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Race 1 in Singapore: Richelmi 14° to the finish line. Tomorrow the conclusion of the GP2 Series championship

High temperatures, humidity, dirt on the track are just some of the issues for the GP2 drivers in Singapore for the last weekend of the season. And then, the easy abrasion of tires and the little knowledge of the asian track that, like any street circuit, it shows not only the cars, but also the beautiful buildings that surround it. Stéphane Richelmi has faced today the first race of the weekend starting from the 6th row of the grid at 4.00 pm local time, 10.00 am in Europe. Richelmi, who in the last GP had often adopted a strategy of delayed pit stop, this time he has decided with the team to make the obligatory stop at lap 9, when...

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Good race at Monza for Richelmi 9th to the finish line. The driver of Monaco is now preparing for the final step to Singapore

Another race of attack for Stéphane Richelmi who won the “Top Ten” at Monza after 21 laps of big battle on track, where he made good overtakings and he has recovered four positions from the start. At the grid, the Trident driver is 13th, but immediately he gets into the battle with great speed and concentration, recovering two positions in a not easy race given the few laps available and the lack of pit stops. Richelmi overcomes Filippi, winner of yesterday's race, and then he goes straight to the attack of Canamasas who overtakes in the final laps. At the finish, the Monegasque driver is 9th, confirming himself to the top 10 drivers on the track. Richelmi now awaits the...

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Silverstone Race 2: Muller 3rd on the Rookie Podium closes 7th to the finish line, Negrao 16th

The World Series by Renault 3.5 weekend has been closed this morning with the second race in English land. In the starting grid, Nico Muller is 4th, after an excellent qualifying yesterday, where he has won the 2nd row. At the start, however, the portion of the track in which the Draco car is located is wet and Muller can’t make a fast start, thus losing some positions. The Swiss driver immediately tries the recovery, hampered by the malfunctioning of the DRS, the system designed to reduce drag in order to favour the overtakings. Muller looks for the recovery, since he is faster than the other drivers, but during an overtaking he is touched and his front wing has broken....

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Milos Pavlovic in Slovakia for the sixth round of the FIA GT1 World Championship

It took place in the circuit called Slovakiaring, near the capital Bratislava, the sixth round of the FIA GT1 World Championship on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August. Milos Pavlovic, the Serbian driver followed by Draco Marketing, was on track Friday for the free practice and he has achieved excellent results focusing on the set-up of his Ford GT car of the Sunred team. Saturday 18 there were the qualifying where Pavlovic, together with Zuber, won the 6th time, getting the 3rd row in the grid. Unfortunately, due to a virus in the throat, the Serbian driver had a high fever that did not allow him to compete in two competitions. Pavlovic is still ready for the next challenge which...

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Completed the GP2 weekend in Budapest for Richelmi with Race 2 this morning. Appointment at SPA the 1-2 September

At 10.35am this morning the GP2 drivers have started from the grid of the Hungaroring circuit in Budapest for the second race of the weekend. A race not easy for Stéphane Richelmi, in 9th row for the final position of race 1, who is initially stuck out of the brawl and he has lost some positions. Without the mandatory pit stop and in a circuit not suitable for overtaking, for the driver of the Trident team has been hard to find the gaps among the cars ahead to to recover in the ranking and therefore he has made a race of concentration and constancy, cutting the finish line in 21th position. A few weeks of stop and Richelmi will be...

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Great start for the Draco team in the Moscow circuit: good times for the two drivers in the collective test

The Moscow Raceway was officially inaugurated today with the two collective test sessions of the World Series by Renault. Each turn lasted 90 minutes, instead of the usual 75, just to make easier for drivers to find the best set-up of cars. The two Draco drivers have been confirmed at the top with good times and they were always among the first in the ranking and they ended the morning session, respectively, in 3rd place Nico Muller and in 6th place Andre Negrao. In the afternoon, some technical problems of the circuit have disturbed the test of the teams, who were without electricity in the pits, because the accidental cutting of wires by a truck, and practically without internet connection....

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