Wickens signs with Carlin in FR 3.5
3 March 2011 – The Carlin Formula Renault 3.5 squad has announced that Canadian racer Robert Wickens has joined its line-up for the upcoming campaign. The GP3 runner-up of last year therefore switches to another leading single-seater championship for the third consecutive season, having driven to second place overall the 2009 Formula 2 championship.
With the support of Russia’s Marussia Motors LLC, who have signed the 21-year-old as part of their Driver Development programme, Wickens will be driving alongside Frenchman and reigning British Formula 3 Champion Jean-Eric Vergne.
“The race drive in the World Series is an exciting part of my programme and I’m delighted to be back with the guys at Carlin – they are Champions and, together, the clear goal is to win this year’s Formula Renault 3.5 title.”