21 Dec Baptista and Romanov set to join Fortec for Formula Renault Dual Program
Bruno Bapitista and Vasily Romanov have signed with Fortec to contest in a Formula Renault Dual Program for 2016, competing in both the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup Championship and Formula Renault Northern European Cup championship.
Both drivers competed in the Formula Renault Alps championship in the 2015 season and are ready for a new challenge for 2016.
Baptista raced with Koirenen GP team last year, also gaining experience Formula Renault Eurocup and Northern European Cup through wild card races while Romanov competed with the Italian team, Cram Motorsport, in the 2015 season.
“I am really happy to join Fortec for the 2016 season” commented Vasily Romanov. “I am looking forward to doing our best in the championship.”
“Vasily was a driver that I was impressed with throughout the year” added Martin Young, Team Manager at Fortec. “He has shown he can win races after winning at Monza this year, and throughout winter testing, he has shown he has the strength to carry on where Ben Barnicoat left off and hopefully challenge for wins and the championship.”
“I was very impressed with the performance of Bruno over the winter tests” commented Martin Young. ”He fits into the team well and has shown great speed at times. We are looking forward to a successful 2016 together.”