Press release | September 27, 2019
All the participants in the Ultimate Cup Series met this Friday, early in the evening, for the fifth round of the season.
Shortly after 6 :30 pm, the Renault Tatuus F3 T-318, powered by Renault, was unveiled in the presence of Vincent Vigier, director of the Ultimate Cup Series, Julien Vial, Michelin Motorsport product manager, Jean-Claude Estre, owner of the single-seater, and in front of many drivers. Vincent Vigier spoke about the 2020 season and announced the arrival of these single-seaters, who will be competing alongside the current Formula Renault 2.0.
This single-seater, which complies with the FIA F3R/2019 regulations, was also allowed to take the track a few hours earlier. Pietro Peccenini took a trip aboard this F3R on the Ricardo Tormo circuit at midday. For the first time, the car was fitted with the new 17-inch tyres developed by Michelin.
To conclude this evening in style, Pascal Rauturier, team manager of Le Graff, took the opportunity to make an announcement. Two Renault Tatuus F3 T-318s will be committed by the team from Paris Region next season!
Chassis: Tatuus F3 T-318, carbon composite monocoque in accordance with the FIA F3R/2019 regulations with the Halo Tatuus
Motor: Renault 1.8l turbo
Engine power: 270 horsepower
6-speed SADEV SLR82 gearbox
Weight: approx. 610 kg
Tyres: 17″ Michelin
Championships: Formule Renault Eurocup, W Series, F3 Asian