The World Series by Renault was quickly adopted by the motor racing community while also winning over an ever increasing fan base. After 11 years of races, demonstrations, the spawning of talent and passion, the adventure continues in 2016 under a new format, but still as close to the public as ever. Now the time comes to let the numbers do the talking about what has been an extraordinary journey.
0: Price of tickets to attend nearly all the World Series by Renault meetings, attracting the curious and appreciated by spectators.
1: Unique concept mixing world-class races, F1 and vintage car demonstrations and activities. Renault was the first to make motor racing more accessible than ever before.
2: Couple formed by Renault Sport Technologies and RPM Racing who created an incomparable show for countless spectators for 11 years.
3: Drivers who won two titles (Robin Frijns, Albert Costa and Oscar Nogués).
4: Maximum number of championships in the World Series by Renault having shared the track at the same meeting (from 2011-2013).
5: Spain was the most frequented country thanks to its five circuits (Bilbao, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Circuito de Jerez, Motorland Aragón and Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana).
9: Number of meetings organised at the Hungaroring, the circuit most often present on the World Series by Renault calendar. In nine editions, 1,024,000 spectators made their way to Mogyorod, which is more than 10% of the Hungarian population.
11: Number of years the Formula Renault 3.5 Series competed at Monaco, as the curtain raiser for the Formula I Grand Prix. In 2016, the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 will carry on the tradition.
12: Countries the World Series by Renault competed in, on 23 European circuits.
21: Support races held outside of the World Series by Renault framework.
23: Drivers who made it to F1, 17 via the Formula Renault 3.5 Series, 15 via the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 (some having raced in both categories).
38: Driver titles attributed in 11 editions of the World Series by Renault.
47: Drivers who participated in the new Renault Sport Trophy championship, introduced this year.
57: Record number of races organised in one season, 2013.
79 : Meetings organised between 2005 and 2015.
119: Number of drivers who competed in the Eurocup Clio Cup between 2011 and 2014.
162: Number of drivers who competed in the Eurocup Mégane Trophy between 2005 and 2013.
528: Number of races organised between 2005 and 2015, support races included (187 for the Formula Renault 3.5 Series, 161 for the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, 126 for the Eurocup Mégane Trophy, 36 pour the Eurocup Clio and 18 for the Renault Sport Trophy).
540: Drivers who took the start in at least one single-seater race in the World Series by Renault, 227 in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series and 409 in the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0.
550: Horsepower developed by the Renault Sport R.S. 01, the most powerful race car in the history of the World Series by Renault.
180,000: Attendance record reached during an event of the World Series by Renault, at Circuit Bugatti Le Mans in 2005.
6,131,300: Number of spectators in 11 seasons, for an average of 77,643 people per meeting of the World Series by Renault.