05 November 2015

Aitken and Hughes on shields in Motorland Aragon Formula Renault 3.5 prize test


A quite positive day proved to be the one of the 4th of November for the new Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS champion Jack Aitken, and his Koiranen GP team-mate Jake Hughes (2015 runner up). They were both involved in the Formula Renault 3.5 prize test session in Motorland Aragon earned for their impressive performance throughout the season.

The quickest of the two proved to be Hughes who lapped on one of the team Strakka Racing cars, clocking second fastest in 1’41”545, just 0.040” from the “pole” set by the Russian  Matevos Isaakyan, him too with a solid experience in Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS.

Jack Aitken, who also won this year the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, lapped with Arden Motorsport.

The test was for both drivers the very first occasion to test a more performing car, important step of their motorsport career from the series managed by Fast Lane Promotion towards more performing and demanding motorsport categories.

«It was a positive session, here in Motorland Aragon. I’ve learned a lot and I’m definetely satisfied. The best is yet to come…» - commented the 2015 Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS champion, Jack Aitken.

«What can I say… it was a fantastic day, we did an excellent job in the set-up, and a huge load of experience. Already in the morning I was among the fastest and at the end I managed P2, 0,040 form the “pole”! I would like to thank Renault Sport and the staff behind the Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS for this fantastic opportunity that was given me» - these the words of Jake Hughes.