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F1weekly podcast # 438

Podcast number 438.

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Miquel Monrás GP3 driver for MW Arden.

Karting

Monrás began his motorsport career in karting back in 2002. In 2007, he was runner-up of the European KF2 Championship behind championship winner Will Stevens. He also made his debut in single-seaters in 2007, racing in Master Junior Formula.

Formula Renault

Monrás contested the Formula Renault 2.0 Italia Winter Series at the end of the 2007 season, where he was thirteenth. Monrás moved up to the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula Renault 2.0 West European Cup for the 2008 season, with the Hitech Junior Team. He finished 21st in the Eurocup standings, taking two points-scoring positions in fourteen races.[1] In the West European Cup, he took eighth place in the championship, taking five points scoring positions in fifteen races, including a podium in the final race of the season at Valencia.

The following season, Monrás competed in both the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula Renault 2.0 West European CupSG Formula. He finished fifth in the Eurocup standings, taking eleven points-scoring positions in fourteen races, including podiums at Barcelona and two at Hungaroring. In the West European Cup, he took fourth place in the championship, scoring seven podium places.

GP3 Series

2010 will see Monrás move to the GP3 Series, competing for MW Arden, the team that is backed by Formula One Red Bull Racing’s driver Mark Webber. He will join Michael Christensen at the team.

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