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Fortec Motorsport

Fortec Motorsport Ltd. is a motor-racing team that races in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series, the British Formula 3 Championship, and several junior formulae categories at a British and pan-European level. The team was bought in 1995 by current owner Richard Dutton.[3]

United Kingdom Fortec Motorsports
Founded1989
BaseDaventry, Northamptonshire, England
Team principal(s)Richard Dutton
Current seriesEuroformula Open Championship
BRDC British Formula 3 Championship
F4 British Championship
Former seriesInternational Formula 3000
Formula BMW UK
Formula BMW Europe
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Formula 3 Euro Series
Euro Formula 3000
British Formula 3
Formula Renault 2.0 UK
British GT Championship
Blancpain Endurance Series
Blancpain Sprint Series
Intersteps
FIA European F3
World Series Formula V8 3.5
Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Current driversUnited States Cameron Das
Australia Calan Williams[1]
United Kingdom Johnathan Hoggard
Venezuela Manuel Maldonado[2]
United States Kris Wright
Brazil Roberto Faria
Mexico Mariano Martínez
Teams'
Championships
Formula BMW UK:
2005, 2006, 2007
British Formula Renault Championship:
2006, 2007, 2008, 2011
Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup:
2012
Formula Renault 3.5 Series:
2015
Drivers'
Championships
British Formula Renault Championship:
2002: Danny Watts
2004: Mike Conway
2006: Sebastian Hohenthal
2007: Duncan Tappy
Formula Renault UK Winter Series:
2004: Stuart Hall
Formula BMW UK:
2006: Niall Breen
2007: Marcus Ericsson
Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup:
2012: Jake Dennis
2013: Matt Parry
2014: Ben Barnicoat
Formula Renault 3.5 Series:
2012: Robin Frijns
2015: Oliver Rowland
British Formula 3 Championship:
2014: Martin Cao
Websitehttp://fortecmotorsports.com/

Past drivers for the team include Juan Pablo Montoya, Gianmaria Bruni, Danny Watts, Jamie Green, James Rossiter, Mike Conway, Fabio Carbone and Heikki Kovalainen.

HistoryEdit

 
James Walker driving for Fortec at the Silverstone round of the 2008 World Series by Renault season.

Fortec has enjoyed great success since its inception. In 2002 Danny Watts won the British Formula Renault Championship for the team, with team-mate Jamie Green following close behind in second. In the same year, Fabio Carbone won the prestigious Marlboro Masters Formula Three race, held at Zandvoort in the Netherlands. The team's next championship win came with another British Formula Renault title in 2004, with Mike Conway finishing over 90 points clear of his nearest rival, Comtec Racing's Westley Barber. Fortec added further team championships in the Formula BMW UK championship, taking three successive titles between 2005 and 2007, also taking drivers' championship titles with Niall Breen and Marcus Ericsson.

After a barren year for the team in Formula Renault in 2005, 2006 saw the team regain both championship titles, with Sebastian Hohenthal just clinching the drivers' title on countback, after he and Team A.K.A. driver Patrick Hogan ended the season on the same number of points. Duncan Tappy and Dean Smith finished in the top two placings in 2007. Another teams' title followed in 2008. More recently, the team has seen great improvements in its Formula Renault 3.5 Series results, finishing fifth in the Teams' Championship in 2009, fourth in 2010 and finishing as runners-up in 2011 season with driver Alexander Rossi finishing third overall and best rookie. In 2012 the team fielded rookies Robin Frijns from the Netherlands and Carlos Huertas from Colombia, Frijns won the driver championship in his first year scoring 3 wins during his championship season. Meanwhile, Huertas scored regular results and finished 16th in the season scoring 35 points, but Fortec finished 3rd in the teams championship behind Tech 1 Racing and New team Arden Caterham Motorsport.

Fortec were also crowned Team Champions in the Formula Renault 2.0 UK Championship with Alex Lynn clinching the drivers' title with a record-breaking twelve wins in one season. Oliver Rowland secured second in the Championship, as well as winning the Graduate Cup. William Buller was Fortec's top finisher in the British Formula 3 Championship, as he finished fourth in the Championship. In club-level racing, the new-for-2011 InterSteps Championship saw Jake Dennis win the Championship from teammate Alex Walker with Ed Jones finishing in fourth place, while in Formula Renault BARC, Josh Webster narrowly missed out on the drivers', after a close battle with eventual champion Dino Zamparelli.

After the Formula Renault UK was cancelled for the 2012 season, the team joined the Formula Renault 2.0 NEC.

Current series resultsEdit

F4 British ChampionshipEdit

F4 British Championship Results[4]
Year Car Drivers Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points D.C.
2015 Mygale-Ford   Dan Ticktum 27 3 3 5 10 242 6th
  James Pull 30 0 0 1 4 104 10th
  Josh Smith 30 1 0 0 2 84 13th
  Toby Sowery 15 0 0 0 1 80 14th
2016 Mygale-Ford   Alex Quinn 30 3 2 1 6 248 7th
  Jamie Caroline 17 1 0 0 5 181 10th
  Nicolai Kjærgaard 30 0 0 0 0 50 13th
  Ross Martin 9 0 0 0 1 21 15th
  Frank Bird 30 0 0 0 0 3 19th
2017 Mygale-Ford   Oliver York 30 2 1 0 9 274.5 6th
  Hampus Ericsson 21 0 0 0 2 69 10th
  Johnathan Hoggard 6 0 0 0 1 20 16th
  Alexandra Mohnhaupt 3 0 0 0 0 0 24th
2018 Mygale-Ford   Johnathan Hoggard 30 8 6 2 10 339 3rd
  Hampus Ericsson 21 0 0 0 0 54 11th
  Lucca Allen 27 0 0 0 0 29 14th

Euroformula Open ChampionshipEdit

Euroformula Open Championship results
Year Car Driver Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points D.C. T.C.
2016 Dallara-Toyota F312   Igor Waliłko 8 0 0 0 0 50 10th 5th
  Sam MacLeod 2 0 0 0 0 8 19th
2017 Dallara-Toyota F312   Jannes Fittje 10 0 0 0 2 159 5th† 5th
  Yan Leon Shlom 4 0 0 0 0 0 23rd
  Ben Hingeley 8 0 0 0 0 44 11th
  Najiy Razak 2 0 0 0 0 0 21st
  Petru Florescu 10 0 0 0 0 45 10th†
  Aleksey Chuklin 4 0 0 0 0 1 21st
2018 Dallara-Toyota F312   Petru Florescu 2 0 1 0 0 21 13th† 6th
  Raúl Guzmán 2 0 0 0 0 0 21st
  Aldo Festante 4 0 0 0 0 29 9th†
  Calan Williams 12 0 0 0 0 25 11th
2019 Dallara-Mercedes-Benz F317   Cameron Das
  Calan Williams

† Includes points scored for other teams

BRDC British Formula 3 ChampionshipEdit

BRDC British Formula 3 Championship results
Year Car Drivers Races Wins Poles F.L. Podiums Points D.C.
2016 Tatuus-Cosworth F4-016   Tarun Reddy 23 0 0 0 4 284 6th
  Faisal Al Zubair 23 0 0 0 0 196 12th
2017 Tatuus-Cosworth F4-016   Manuel Maldonado 24 0 0 0 0 205 12th
  Nicolai Kjærgaard 24 0 0 0 0 247 10th
  Ben Hingeley 24 3 1 1 7 444 3rd
2018 Tatuus-Cosworth F4-016   Tristan Charpentier 15 0 0 0 1 166 12th
  Manuel Maldonado 23 2 0 0 2 292 7th
  Tom Gamble 23 2 3 7 7 346 5th
  Hampus Ericsson 6 0 0 0 1 64 21st

Former series resultsEdit

British Formula 3 International SeriesEdit

British Formula 3 results
Year Car Drivers Races Wins Poles F.L. Podiums Points D.C.
1992 Reynard 923–Mugen-Honda   Kelvin Burt 16 2 0 2 7 55 3rd
1993 Reynard 933–Mugen-Honda   Andre Ribeiro 15 0 0 0 3 19 5th
  Gareth Rees 15 0 0 0 0 5 13th
1994 Reynard F394–Mugen-Honda   Jerome Dufour 19 0 0 6 3 103 7th
  Christian Horner 20 0 0 0 0 10 17th
1995 Reynard F395–Mugen-Honda   Jamie Davies 17 0 0 0 5 107 6th
  Gualter Salles 17 1 0 0 3 106 7th
  Jamie Spence 5 0 0 0 1 29 13th
  Geoffrey Horion 18 0 0 0 0 3 22nd
1996 Dallara F396–Mitsubishi   Juan-Pablo Montoya 16 3 1 4 5 137 5th
  Guy Smith 16 1 2 0 5 132 6th
1997 Dallara F397–Mitsubishi   Brian Smith 15 1 1 1 2 72 6th
  Ben Collins 16 0 0 0 1 64 7th
1998 Dallara F398–Mitsubishi   Kristian Kolby 16 0 0 2 1 82 6th
  Andrej Pavicevic 16 0 0 0 0 19 14th
1999 Dallara F399–Mitsubishi   Kristian Kolby 16 1 0 2 6 153 6th
  Matt Davies 16 0 0 0 4 113 14th
2000 Dallara F300–Mugen-Honda   Gianmaria Bruni 14 0 0 0 2 95 5th
  Michael Bentwood 14 0 0 0 2 69 7th
2001 Dallara F301–Renault   Gianmaria Bruni 26 1 0 1 7 156 5th
  Alex Gurney 24 0 0 0 0 17 16th
2002 Dallara F302–Renault   Heikki Kovalainen 25 5 2 2 12 257 3rd
  Fabio Carbone 25 0 1 1 4 137 6th
2003 Dallara F303–Renault Sodemo   Robert Dahlgren 24 1 0 1 3 102 9th
  Will Power 18 0 0 0 1 40 14th
2004 Dallara F304–Opel   James Rossiter 24 3 3 2 12 228 3rd
  Marcus Marshall 22 1 0 0 1 24 17th
  Ronayne O'Mahony 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2005 Dallara F304–Mercedes HWA   Mike Conway 1 1 0 0 7 192 3rd
  James Walker 22 1 0 1 1 69 11th
  Ronayne O'Mahony 20 0 0 0 0 21 14th
  Yelmer Buurman 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2006 Dallara F306–Mercedes   Yelmer Buurman 22 2 0 0 5 186 4th
  Stuart Hall 19 0 0 0 0 21 13th
  Charlie Hollings 7 0 0 0 0 6 16th
2007 Dallara F307–Mercedes   Sebastian Hohental 22 1 0 0 4 101 9th
  Greg Mansell 22 0 0 0 3 79 10th
  Leo Mansell 21 0 0 0 0 2 17th
2008 Dallara F308–Mercedes   Marcus Ericsson 22 0 2 4 5 141 5th
  Sebastian Hohental 16 1 0 0 4 105 7th
  Dean Smith 2 0 0 0 0 20 16th
  Philip Major 8 0 0 0 0 0 18th
2009 Dallara F309–Mercedes   Riki Christodolu 20 1 0 0 4 130 5th
  Víctor García 20 0 0 0 0 30 14th
  Daniel McKenzie 20 11 5 11 19 351 1st [B]
2010 Dallara F309–Mercedes   Oliver Webb 30 3 4 4 13 250 3rd
  Daniel McKenzie 30 2 1 1 4 109 9th
  Max Snegirev 30 0 0 0 0 1 18th
2011 Dallara F311–Mercedes   William Buller 30 1 2 4 9 197 4th
  Lucas Foresti 30 3 1 2 6 109 7th
  Harry Tincknell 30 1 0 0 4 78 11th
  Fahmi Ilyas 30 0 0 0 0 7 21st
2012 Dallara F312–Mercedes   Félix Serrallés 28 4 3 5 12 299 3rd
  Alex Lynn 28 1 2 5 9 253 4th
  Pipo Derani 28 2 0 2 4 146 8th
  Hannes van Asseldonk 27 0 0 3 0 132 9th
2013 Dallara F312–Mercedes   William Buller 12 1 0 7 6 134 3rd
  Felipe Guimarães 12 2 0 1 4 109 4th
  Félix Serrallés 3 0 0 0 0 15 10th
  Alfonso Celis, Jr. 3 0 0 0 0 15 11th
2014 Dallara F312–Mercedes   Martin Cao 21 4 4 1 16 285 1st
  Matt Rao 21 5 3 9 15 283 2nd
  Sam MacLeod 9 2 3 4 6 121 4th
  Marvin Kirchhöfer 3 2 0 2 3 54 8th

Formula Renault 3.5 SeriesEdit

Formula Renault 3.5 results[5]
Year Car Drivers Races Wins Poles F.L. Podiums Points D.C. T.C.
2007 Dallara T05–Renault   James Walker 17 1 0 0 19 1 19th 12th
  Yelmer Buurman 4 0 0 0 0 15 20th
  Richard Philippe 11 0 0 0 0 0 33rd
  Esteban Guerrieri 2 0 0 0 0 0 39th
2008 Dallara T05–Renault   James Walker 17 0 0 0 1 36 13th 9th
  Fairuz Fauzy 13 0 0 0 1 17 18th
  Julian Theobald 4 0 0 0 0 0 33rd
2009 Dallara T08–Renault   Fairuz Fauzy 17 1 1 1 5 98 2nd 5th
  Sten Pentus 13 0 0 0 1 23 16th
2010 Dallara T08–Renault   Sten Pentus 17 2 1 2 4 78 4th 4th
  Jon Lancaster 17 0 0 0 1 39 13th
2011 Dallara T08–Renault   Alexander Rossi 17 3 0 2 6 39 3rd 2nd
  César Ramos 17 0 2 0 47 0 11th
2012 Dallara T12Zytek   Robin Frijns 17 3 4 1 8 189 1st 3rd
  Carlos Huertas 17 0 0 0 0 35 16th
2013 Dallara T12Zytek   Stoffel Vandoorne 17 4 3 2 10 214 2nd 2nd
  Oliver Webb 17 0 0 0 0 25 14th
2014 Dallara T12Zytek   Oliver Rowland 17 2 3 1 7 181 4th 2nd
  Sergey Sirotkin 17 1 1 0 4 132 5th
2015 Dallara T12Zytek   Oliver Rowland 17 8 7 4 13 307 1st 1st
  Jazeman Jaafar 17 1 1 1 4 118 8th

Formula V8 3.5 SeriesEdit

Formula V8 3.5 results
Year Car Drivers Races Wins Poles F.L. Podiums Points D.C. T.C.
2016 Dallara T12Zytek   Louis Delétraz 18 2 3 5 9 230 2nd 4th
  Pietro Fittipaldi 18 0 0 0 1 60 10th
2017 Dallara T12Zytek   Alfonso Celis, Jr. 6 1 1 1 3 75 4th 3rd
  Diego Menchaca 6 0 0 0 0 36 7th

FIA European Formula 3 ChampionshipEdit

FIA European Formula 3 Championship results
Year Car Drivers Races Wins Poles F.L. Podiums Points T.C. D.C.
2013 DallaraMercedes   Luis Felipe Derani 30 0 0 0 3 143 4th 8th
  Félix Serrallés 29 0 0 1 2 104 11th
  Josh Hill 15 0 0 0 1 56 12th
  John Bryant-Meisner 6 0 0 0 0 2 25th
  Dmitry Suranovich 3 0 0 0 0 0 33rd
  Alfonso Celis 3 0 0 0 0 0 34th
  Ed Jones 3 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2014 DallaraMercedes   Mitch Gilbert 0 0 0 0 0 28 7th 16th
  Alfonso Celis, Jr. 0 0 0 0 0 0 29th
  Hongwei Cao 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
  John Bryant-Meisner 0 0 0 0 0 6 21st
  Santino Ferrucci 0 0 0 0 0 24 19th
2015 DallaraMercedes   Pietro Fittipaldi 0 0 0 0 0 32 8th 17th
  Matthew Rao 0 0 0 0 0 0 29th
  Hongwei Cao 0 0 0 0 0 0 30th
  Wing Chung Chang 0 0 0 0 0 0 36th
  Zhi Cong Li 0 0 0 0 0 0 37th

Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0Edit

Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 results
Year Car Drivers Races Wins Poles F.L. Podiums Points D.C. T.C.
2008 TatuusRenault   Alex Morgan 12 0 0 0 1 17 14th 12th
  Dean Smith 14 0 0 0 0 11 17th
  Gabriel Dias 14 0 0 0 0 3 24th
  Daniel McKenzie 12 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2009 TatuusRenault   James Calado 6 0 0 0 0 10 17th 8th
  Oliver Webb 4 0 0 0 0 0 29th
  Kevin Kleveros 12 0 0 0 0 0 30th
  Will Stevens 4 0 0 0 0 0 34th
  Frederik Blomstedt 2 0 0 0 0 0 41st
2011 TatuusRenault   Will Stevens 14 1 3 0 4 116 4th 3rd
  Félix Serrallés 14 0 0 0 0 41 12th
  Alex Lynn 4 0 1 0 1 26 14th
  Mitchell Gilbert 6 0 0 0 0 0 30th
  Ed Jones 6 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Fahmi Elyas 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2012 TatuusRenault   Oliver Rowland 14 1 0 0 3 109 3rd 3rd
  Jake Dennis 6 0 0 0 1 31 12th
  Mikko Pikari 14 0 0 0 1 30 15th
  Ed Jones 14 0 0 0 0 2 27th
  Nick Cassidy 6 0 0 0 0 8 24th
  Josh Hill 2 0 0 0 0 8 25th
  Aleksey Chuklin 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Steijn Schothorst 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Gustavo Menezes 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Egor Orudzhev 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Dan De Zille 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2013 TatuusRenault   Jake Dennis 14 0 1 1 1 130 4th 3rd
  Ed Jones 12 0 0 0 2 45 11th
  Mikko Pikari 14 0 0 0 0 17 17th
  Matt Parry 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Jack Aitken 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Ryan Tveter 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2014 TatuusRenault   Jack Aitken 14 1 1 0 4 86 7th 3rd
  Matt Parry 14 0 0 0 1 57 11th
  Martin Rump 14 0 0 0 0 8 20th
  Charles Leclerc 6 0 0 0 3 0 NC
  Ben Barnicoat 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Thiago Vivacqua 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2015 TatuusRenault   Ben Barnicoat 17 3 1 1 6 174 4th 3rd
  Martin Kodrić 17 0 0 1 1 47 11th
  Callan O'Keeffe 12 0 0 0 0 31 14th
  Valentin Hasse-Clot 17 0 0 0 0 2 19th
  Luke Chudleigh 5 0 0 0 0 0 23rd
  Zachary Claman DeMelo 3 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Jehan Daruvala 8 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Ferdinand Habsburg 5 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2016 TatuusRenault   Ferdinand Habsburg 15 0 0 0 2 57 10th 5th
  Bruno Baptista 15 0 0 0 0 28 14th
  Vasily Romanov 9 0 0 0 0 2 18th
  Aleksandr Vartanyan 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Nikita Troitskiy 12 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Frank Bird 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2017 TatuusRenault   Alex Peroni 23 1 1 0 1 67 10th 5th
  Aleksey Korneev 23 0 0 0 0 8 18th
  Najiy Razak 23 0 0 0 0 1 22nd
  Frank Bird 23 0 0 0 0 0 32nd
2018 TatuusRenault   Vladimiros Tziortzis 18 0 0 0 0 0 27th 7th
  Raúl Guzmán 20 0 0 0 0 4 21st
  Christian Hahn 6 0 0 0 0 0 31st
  Arthur Rougier 18 0 0 0 0 26 15th

Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European CupEdit

Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup results
Year Car Drivers Races Wins Poles F.L. Podiums Points D.C. T.C.
2011 Barazi-EpsilonRenault   Félix Serrallés 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC NC
  Will Stevens 2 0 0 0 2 0 NC
  Fahmi Ilyas 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2012 Barazi-EpsilonRenault   Jake Dennis 20 3 3 2 11 376 1st 1st
  Josh Hill 20 5 1 3 7 311 3rd
  Shahaan Engineer 20 0 2 0 2 195 7th
  Ed Jones 12 0 0 0 0 85 21st
  Mikko Pakari 12 0 2 1 0 75 24th
  Dan de Zille 20 0 0 0 0 63 26th
  Seb Morris 2 0 0 0 0 10 43rd
2013 Barazi-EpsilonRenault   Matt Parry 17 5 3 3 9 289 1st N/A
  Jack Aitken 17 0 2 1 5 230 2nd
  Mikko Pakkari 7 0 0 0 2 125 10th
  Shahaan Engineer 5 0 0 0 0 56 23rd
  Philo Paz Armand 17 0 0 0 0 45 28th
  Ed Jones 5 0 0 0 0 43 29th
  Sam MacLeod 7 0 0 0 0 43 30th
  Jake Dennis 5 1 0 0 1 42 31st
2014 Barazi-EpsilonRenault   Ben Barnicoat 15 2 1 1 5 258 1st 2nd
  Seb Morris 15 2 3 1 5 224 3rd
  Martin Kodrić 15 0 0 0 0 80 18th
  Jorge Cevallos 7 0 0 0 0 32 25th
2015 Barazi-EpsilonRenault   Jehan Daruvala 15 0 0 1 3 194.5 5th 3rd
  Callan O'Keeffe 11 0 0 0 3 168.5 7th
  Alex Gill 15 0 0 0 1 145.5 8th
  Charlie Eastwood 11 0 0 0 0 76 17th
  Stefan Riener 7 0 0 0 0 73 18th
  Ferdinand Habsburg 11 0 0 0 0 62 19th
  Zachary Claman DeMelo 4 0 0 0 0 22 30th
  Luke Chudleigh 4 0 0 0 0 13 35th
2016 Barazi-EpsilonRenault   Ferdinand Habsburg 10 0 0 0 2 130 11th 4th
  Nikita Troitskiy 12 0 0 0 1 116 14th
  Vasily Romanov 10 0 0 0 1 105 16th
  Bruno Baptista 15 0 0 0 0 97 17th
  Aleksandr Vartanyan 5 0 0 0 0 40 22nd
2017 Barazi-EpsilonRenault   Frank Bird 5 0 0 0 0 26 20th 8th
  Chia Wing Hoong 2 0 0 0 0 22 24th
  Alex Peroni 3 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Aleksey Korneev 3 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Najiy Razak 3 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2018 Barazi-EpsilonRenault   Vladimiros Tziortzis 6 0 0 0 0 0 NC N/A
  Raúl Guzmán 8 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Arthur Rougier 10 0 0 0 0 26 14th

TimelineEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Waring, Bethonie (4 March 2019). "Calan Williams continues with Fortec for Formula European Masters campaign". FormulaScout. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  2. ^ https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manuel_Maldonado. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "About". Fortec Motorsports. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  4. ^ GP2 and Formula 3000 entrylist and complete results speedsportmag.com
  5. ^ WSbR complete results speedsportmag.com

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