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Renault's ladder to Formula 1

Since 2005 the World Series by Renault package has launched a host of young stars on the path to Formula 1. But there's much more to the events, both on and off the track

For 10 years World Series by Renault has groomed drivers for Formula 1, with its high-profile Formula Renault 3.5 category proving itself as a fitting final step on the ladder and producing one of the most successful drivers in F1's history.

Since the championship launched in 2005, grand prix winners in the form of four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel, current Red Bull star Daniel Ricciardo and Pastor Maldonado have all come through FR3.5, with Kevin Magnussen, Carlos Sainz Jr, Jean-Eric Vergne and Jaime Alguersuari among the names to have followed a similar path.


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