In photos: Rise and fall of Formula V8 3.5

In photos: Rise and fall of Formula V8 3.5

World Series Formula V8 3.5 has closed its doors after two decades of competition, bringing down the curtain on a category that catapulted several young talents to motorsport's top echelon, including Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo. GPUpdate.net charts the rise and fall, and golden years, of the division. Read more…

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  1. Monday 20 November 2017

  2. 11:02

    In photos: Rise and fall of Formula V8 3.5

    World Series Formula V8 3.5 has closed its doors after two decades of competition, bringing down the curtain on a category that catapulted several young talents…

  3. Saturday 18 November 2017

  4. Friday 17 November 2017

  5. 12:02

    Formula V8 3.5 to end after 2017 season

    Formula V8 3.5 will end after the 2017 season, organisers have announced, citing the "continuous and alarming drop" in entries across European categories. V8…

  6. Thursday 16 November 2017

  7. Monday 13 November 2017

  8. 13:14

    Calderón to make V8 3.5 debut in Bahrain

    Sauber development driver Tatiana Calderón will make her World Series Formula V8 3.5 debut at this weekend's finale in Bahrain. Colombian racer Calderón…

  9. Saturday 16 September 2017

  10. 17:21

    Binder and Orudzhev claim COTA victories

    René Binder and Egor Orudzhev each claimed a victory at the Circuit of the Americas as Pietro Fittipaldi's championship lead was reduced to 10 points. Lotus…

  11. Sunday 3 September 2017

  12. Saturday 2 September 2017

  13. Monday 24 July 2017

  14. 16:14

    Formula V8 3.5 renews WEC partnership

    Organisers of the World Series Formula V8 3.5 series have announced that it will renew its partnership with the FIA's World Endurance Championship into…

  15. Sunday 23 July 2017

  16. 15:22

    Celis Jr. defends Formula V8 3.5 status

    Force India test driver Alfonso Celis Jr. has defended the status of the World Series Formula V8 3.5 championship, and feels the category is still "really…

  17. Monday 17 July 2017

  18. Friday 14 July 2017

  19. Monday 26 June 2017

  20. 09:34

    Orudzhev, Fittipaldi share Aragón wins

    Egor Orudzhev secured his first win of the season before Pietro Fittipaldi re-claimed the championship lead during Formula V8 3.5's visit to MotorLand…

  21. Monday 29 May 2017

  22. Monday 15 May 2017

  23. 10:04

    Binder takes title lead with double win

    Lotus driver René Binder moved into the lead of the Formula V8 3.5 championship by taking both race wins at Monza, his first in the category. Despite both…

  24. Saturday 6 May 2017

  25. 15:02

    Celis Jr. takes maiden victory, title lead

    Force India test driver Alfonso Celis Jr. moved into the lead of the World Series Formula V8 3.5 championship, via his maiden victory at the second round of the…

  26. Thursday 4 May 2017

  27. 15:16

    Orudzhev given back Silverstone podium

    Egor Orduzhev has been reinstated to the results of the opening Formula V8 3.5 race of the season at Silverstone, having initially been excluded from second…

  28. Wednesday 3 May 2017

  29. Monday 17 April 2017

  30. Thursday 13 April 2017

  31. 15:11

    Mason completes 12-car V8 3.5 grid

    Canadian driver Nelson Mason has joined Teo Martín Motorsport in World Series Formula V8 3.5, completing the championship's 12-car grid for the 2017…

  32. Thursday 23 March 2017

  33. 04:32

    Nissany moves to RP Motorsport in 3.5

    Roy Nissany has switched to RP Motorsport in World Series Formula V8 3.5, with Damiano Fioravanti in turn joining Barone Rampante. Nissany made his debut in…

  34. Friday 10 March 2017

  35. 14:12

    Kanamaru switches to RP in Formula V8 3.5

    Yu Kanamaru will remain in World Series Formula V8 3.5 in 2017, having switched to RP Motorsport. Kanamaru joined the category mid-2015 with Pons and last…

  36. Monday 13 February 2017

  37. 13:10

    Tereshchenko moves to Formula V8 3.5

    Konstantin Tereshchenko will move to Formula V8 3.5 with Teo Martín Motorsport in 2017. Russia's Tereshchenko, 22, has spent the past three years racing for…

  38. Thursday 2 February 2017

  39. Wednesday 1 February 2017

  40. 11:37

    Fioravanti steps up to Formula V8 3.5

    Damiano Fioravanti will make the step up to World Series Formula V8 3.5 with RP Motorsport Racing in 2017, following two seasons with the team in EuroFormula…

  41. Tuesday 31 January 2017

  42. 11:11

    Orudzhev switches to AVF for 2017 season

    AVF has completed its line-up for the 2017 Formula V8 3.5 season after recruiting Russian youngster Egor Orudzhev for the upcoming campaign. Orudzhev has…

  43. Monday 30 January 2017

  44. 13:33

    Fortec signs Menchaca for V8 3.5 campaign

    Fortec Motorsport will field an all-Mexican line-up in Formula V8 3.5 this season after signing Diego Menchaca to partner Alfonso Celis Jr. Menchaca, 22, has…

  45. Thursday 26 January 2017

  46. 12:13

    Barone Rampante name returns in V8 3.5

    Barone Rampante will return to action in 2017 with a two-car Formula V8 3.5 entry. Italian racer Giuseppe Cipriani, 51, will act as team owner and driver…

  47. Thursday 19 January 2017

  48. 10:07

    AVF signs Isaakyan for V8 3.5 campaign

    AVF has recruited Matevos Isaakyan for this season's Formula V8 3.5 championship. Isaakyan, 18, placed ninth overall in the 2016 standings while competing…

  49. Tuesday 17 January 2017

  50. Friday 6 January 2017

  51. 10:25

    Celis Jr. stays in FV8 3.5 with Fortec

    Force India development driver Alfonso Celis Jr. will remain in the Formula V8 3.5 championship with Fortec Motorsports through 2017, the junior team has…

  52. Tuesday 27 December 2016

  53. Tuesday 6 December 2016

  54. 12:32

    Formula V8 3.5 adds 'World Series' to name

    Formula V8 3.5 promoter RPM has announced that the series will tweak its name for 2017, adding in 'World Series', following approval from governing body the…

  55. Sunday 6 November 2016

  56. Saturday 5 November 2016

  57. Sunday 30 October 2016

  58. Saturday 29 October 2016

  59. Monday 17 October 2016

  60. 11:00

    Aitken to make V8 3.5 debut at Jerez

    Renault-backed youngster Jack Aitken will race for RP Motorsport in the final two rounds of the Formula V8 3.5 championship at Jerez and Barcelona. Aitken…

  61. Monday 3 October 2016

  62. Sunday 2 October 2016

  63. 15:39

    Orudzhev nets victory in second Monza race

    Egor Orduzhev netted his third victory of the Formula V8 3.5 season during the second race of the weekend at Monza. Orudzhev moved ahead of René Binder off…

  64. Saturday 1 October 2016

  65. 15:19

    Nissany controls V8 3.5 opener at Monza

    Lotus' Roy Nissany secured an emphatic third victory of the season during the opening Formula V8 3.5 race of the weekend at Monza. Nissany's only threat came…

  66. Thursday 29 September 2016

  67. 05:02

    Comtec in line for V8 3.5 return at Jerez

    Comtec will make a return to the Formula V8 3.5 championship at Jerez next month with Australian youngster Thomas Randle. Randle triumphed in Australian…

  68. Wednesday 28 September 2016

  69. 08:40

    Buller returns to V8 3.5 series at Monza

    Will Buller will make a return to the Formula V8 3.5 championship with RP Motorsport at Monza this weekend. Buller, 24, competed in the category for Zeta…

  70. Sunday 11 September 2016

  71. Saturday 10 September 2016

  72. Wednesday 7 September 2016

  73. 09:34

    Bonanomi joins V8 3.5 field for Austria

    Marco Bonanomi will make a surprise return to the Formula V8 3.5 championship this weekend at the Red Bull Ring with RP Motorsport. Bonanomi, 31, competed in…

  74. Friday 29 July 2016

  75. Sunday 24 July 2016

  76. 17:55

    Nissany dominates for Silverstone double

    Lotus driver Roy Nissany dominated proceedings during the second Formula V8 3.5 race of the weekend to lead a 1-2 for the team at Silverstone. Nissany missed…