Arden Motorsport has signed young SMP racing driver Egor Orudzhev for a second consecutive season in pursuit of the Formula3.5 V8 Championship.
The 20 year old Russian will compete in the newly titled Formula3.5 V8 Championship for the 2016 season. Egor had a successful rookie season, finishing 5th in the Drivers’ Championship, winning at the fourth round at the Hungaroring in Budapest, finishing second and also winning again in the races at Le Mans and finishing second at the season finale in Jerez. The team had a constructive post-season testing schedule with Egor, working through preparations for the 2016 season.
Formula3.5 V8 has released a provisional nine-event calendar for the 2016, seeing Paul Ricard and Monza returning to the schedule following a twelve-month absence. The Series will join other headline events such as Blancpain Endurance, GT Open and World Touring Car Championship.