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.

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.

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.

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.
 

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.

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.

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. 

Ugo Ugochukwu is the first Champion of the Euro 4 Championship

Ugo Ugochukwu is the first Champion of the Euro 4 Championship Read more

With the victory in Race 3 in Barcelona, the American, Ugo Ugochukwu secures the title in the new series promoted by ACI Sport and WSK Promotion.

James Wharton wins Race 2 and soars to the top of the Euro 4 Championship

James Wharton wins Race 2 and soars to the top of the Euro 4 Championship Read more

Akshay Bohra penalized for the incident with Arvid Lindblad, resulting in a drastic change in the Championship standings after the penultimate race of the year. Team Trophy awarded to Prema Racing. Now Race 3 will assign the title, with poleman Ugo Ugochukwu in a very favorable position.

Barcelona, Akshay Bohra clinches the first victory in the Euro 4 Championship

Barcelona, Akshay Bohra clinches the first victory in the Euro 4 Championship Read more

After a challenging race, the US Racing driver turned his first pole into a season's first win in the series. Wharton and Taponen penalized

The Italian F.4 Championship 2023 ends with the final win of Kacper Sztuka

The Italian F.4 Championship 2023 ends with the final win of Kacper Sztuka Read more

The Polish driver from US Racing had won the first race of the season at Imola, and today he closed the circle by winning the final one at Vallelunga. Ugochukwu finished in P2 and Taponen in third on the last podium of the year.

Kacper Sztuka enters the Olympus of the Italian F.4 Championship: he is the 10th Champion of the series

Kacper Sztuka enters the Olympus of the Italian F.4 Championship: he is the 10th Champion of the series Read more

Kacper Sztuka enters the Olympus of the Italian F.4 Championship; he is the 10th Champion of the series. Despite a 5-second post-race penalty, the Pole still takes home the victory in Race 2 and closes the games. On the podium, Tuukka Taponen finishes in P2, and Brando Badoer takes third place.

Ugo Ugochukwu wins Race 1 and keeps the title fight alive

Ugo Ugochukwu wins Race 1 and keeps the title fight alive Read more

The American triumphs in Race 1 with an exceptional start, narrowing the gap from Pole Sztuka, who finishes third on the podium behind Tuukka Taponen

Sztuka sweeps pole positions at Vallelunga, the Pole is once again the fastest on the track

Sztuka sweeps pole positions at Vallelunga, the Pole is once again the fastest on the track Read more

The final qualifying session of the Italian F.4 Championship 2023 once again rewarded the incredible speed of the Polish driver Kacper Sztuka, who at the Vallelunga Circuit continued his series of pole positions collected. It's indeed another en plein for the US Racing driver, thus gaining a crucial advantage to finish the job and win the title.

Italian F.4 Championship at Vallelunga Grand Finale

Italian F.4 Championship at Vallelunga Grand Finale Read more

Kacper Sztuka, Arvid Lindblad, and Ugo Ugochukwu are ready for the final showdown. Also, the Women's Trophy is up for grabs, with Victoria Blokhina leading, closely followed by Tina Hausmann

The Italian F.4 at the Mugello Circuit for the penultimate round of the season

The Italian F.4 at the Mugello Circuit for the penultimate round of the season Read more

The Italian F.4 Championship returns to the track this weekend with the sixth and penultimate round of the season. The summer break, now coming to an end, had started after the round at the Paul Ricard Circuit in Le Castellet.

In the final race of the Euro 4 Championship, Arvid Lindblad secures his first victory

In the final race of the Euro 4 Championship, Arvid Lindblad secures his first victory Read more

Arvid Lindblad completes his weekend-long chase and clinches the win. Brando Badoer and Akshay Bohra join him on the podium

Euro 4 Championship, Slater surprises in qualifying 1, Sztuka secures the remaining two pole positions

Euro 4 Championship, Slater surprises in qualifying 1, Sztuka secures the remaining two pole positions Read more

Saturday morning at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza kicked off with the Euro 4 Championship qualifying sessions. In two 15-minute sessions, 30 drivers from around the world competed to determine the starting grid for the weekend's three races. In the first qualifying session, rookie sensation Freddie Slater secured pole position.

The Euro 4 Championship at the Temple of Speed for the second round of the season

The Euro 4 Championship at the Temple of Speed for the second round of the season Read more

Thirty drivers ready to race at Monza in the series promoted by ACI Sport and WSK Promotion, which, after the success at the Mugello Circuit, sees Ugo Ugochukwu leading the standings

Ugochukwu, 2 out of 2 at Mugello Circuit in the Euro 4 Championship

Ugochukwu, 2 out of 2 at Mugello Circuit in the Euro 4 Championship Read more

The American driver from Prema Racing doubles up in the Euro 4 Championship. Bohra, secures his second podium finish, this time in P2, followed by Wharton

The first victory in the Euro 4 Championship goes to Ugo Ugochukwu

The first victory in the Euro 4 Championship goes to Ugo Ugochukwu Read more

The American driver wins Race 1 with an exciting overtaking move on the final lap. Kacper Sztuka finishes second on the podium, followed by Akshay Bohra

Lindblad in full control for the second victory of the weekend

Lindblad in full control for the second victory of the weekend Read more

It's a double win for the British driver, as he awaits to start from pole position in the final race of the weekend. Penalties for Sztuka; Ugochukwu, and Badoer on the podium in race 2

The Italian F.4 Championship at the Temple of Speed for the 4th round of the season

The Italian F.4 Championship at the Temple of Speed for the 4th round of the season Read more

More than 30 drivers from around the world are ready to compete on the track this weekend. The Italian F.4 Championship arrives at Monza, after the Belgian round, with British driver Arvid Lindblad from Prema Racing leading the driver's standings. 

Italian F.4 Championship: After Wharton's double victory, Ugochukwu succeeded in Race 3

Italian F.4 Championship: After Wharton's double victory, Ugochukwu succeeded in Race 3 Read more

Race 3 closed the third round of the Italian F.4 Championship at Spa-Francorchamps. David finished in second place on the final podium, followed by Wharton.

Spa-Francorchamps, James Wharton secures his first victory in the Italian F.4 Championship

Spa-Francorchamps, James Wharton secures his first victory in the Italian F.4 Championship Read more

On the podium, alongside Prema Racing, US Racing is represented by Zachary David in P2, and Van Amersfoort Racing has the Italian Brando Badoer on the third step.

The Formula 4 made in Italy takes off to Spa-Francorchamps for the third round

The Formula 4 made in Italy takes off to Spa-Francorchamps for the third round Read more

All set for the third round of the Italian F.4 Championship, with 30 drivers competing in the 3 races over the weekend

Brazilian Morgatto and Thailand's Tarnvanichkul crowned World Champions

Brazilian Morgatto and Thailand's Tarnvanichkul crowned World Champions Read more

Matheus Morgatto and Enzo Tarnvanichkul have just made FIA Karting history. It had been 24 years since a Brazilian had won a World Championship and Morgatto deserved his title in OK after a perfect run. On the Italian circuit of Sarno, in the sun, Tarnvanichkul became the first ever Thai World Champion.