• Chia Wing Hoong
    Chia Wing Hoong
  • Frank Bird
    Frank Bird
    Car #19
Chia Wing Hoong

Country: Malaysia
Date of birth: 06/12/1995
Place of residence: TBC

Recent career history:
2016: MRF Challenge – Formula 2000
2015: F4 Japanese Championship

Frank Bird
Car #19

    Country: UK
    Date of birth: 20/08/99
    Place of residence:  Peterborough

    Recent career history:

    2016: British F4 Championship
    2015: Ginetta Junior Championship

    The Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup is a seven-round cross-channel event, which visits some of Europe’s most revered racetracks. Taking place over seven weekends, the Championship visits top circuits such as the Hockenheimring, the Nurburgring, and the illustrious Spa– Francorchamps and boasts grids of over 20 cars. In 2012 saw Fortec’s first season competing in the NEC, which they won. Since then repeating the domination, winning with Matt Parry and Ben Barnicoat.

    Event Calendar

    23rd-24th JuneMonzaItaly
    5th-6th AugustAssenHolland
    15th-16th SeptemberNurburgringGermany
    23rd-24th SeptemberSpa-FrancorchampsBelgium
    6th-7th OctoberHockenheimGermany

    Driver Standings

    1Gabriel Aubry Tech 1 Racing60
    2Max Fewtrell Tech 1 Racing48
    3Gilles MagnusR-ace GP33
    4Bartłomiej MireckiBM Racing Team30
    5Frank BirdFortec Motorsport26
    6 Julia Pankiewicz Burdett Motorsport25
    7Théo CoicaudR-ace GP23
    8Chia Wing HoongFortec Motorsport22
    9Michael BenyahiaR-ace GP20
    10Sun Yueyang JD Motorsport17

    Team Standings


    Series Info

    The Northern European Cup was established in 2005 and over the 10 years of running, the Northern European Championship has become one of the major stepping stones to reach the ultimate goal in motorsports: Formula 1

    The calendar consists of seven weekends, all with free practice, qualifying and two or three races.

    All races (except for Assen) will be broadcast live on the series’ own YouTube channel, , and on with both English and German commentary. Three-minute highlights are added after the races.

    Tech Specs


    Type: Honeycomb and carbon fibre monocoque
    Bodywork: Carbon-fibre
    Aerodynamic features: Front and rear wings, diffuser

    Layout: Self-supporting engine and gearbox
    Type: Renault F4R 832 – 4 cylinder – 16 valve – 1,998cc – 1998 cm
    Bore x Stroke: 82.7 x 93mm
    Fuel injection/ignition: Built-in management system
    Max power: 210bhp at 7,150rpm Max torque: 220Nm 5,500rpm Max engine speed:7,500rpm


    Type: Rear-wheel drive
    Gearbox: Sequential, 7–speed + reverse
    Gearshift: Electric semi-automatic steering wheel mounted
    Differential: Limited slip, auto-locking differential with clutch discs and ramp pressure plates
    Clutch: Cerametallic twin-disk

    Axles and suspension systems

    Suspension: Front: single adjustable twin-tube shock absorber
    Rear: double adjustable twin-tube shock absorber
    Brakes: 278 x 18mm floating discs and 4–piston callipers


    Wheel rims: One-piece aluminium wheel rims, 9 x 13 (front) and 10.5 x 13 (rear)
    Tyres: Michelin tyres, 20–54 x 13 (front) and 24–57 x 13 (rear)

    Dimensions, weight and capacities

    Length: 4,391 mm Front and rear track: 1502 – 1440 mm Fuel tank: 50 litres
    Kerb weight: 505 kg