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Robert Wickens, a Canadian champion in Europe!

Toronto driver Robert Wickens wins last weekend at the Circuit de Catalunya near Barcelona, ​​the title in the International Series Formula Renault 3.5.

Very powerful, these cars are considered as one of the best preparation a Formula 1 for young drivers. For Wickens, it is a first title in Europe that has not been acquired without difficulty. Indeed, he had won the race on Saturday, Robert Wickens saw his teammate and last rival for the title, the French Jean-Eric Vergne, contact him at the first corner of the second race. Forced the abandonment, Wickens thought that the title was going to slip through his fingers but Vergne was forced tower has its abandonment after a second hooking a few laps to arrival.

Despite this somewhat disappointing final, Wickens has demonstrated throughout the season his talent in this highly competitive series. As such it will further drive when tested in Abu Dhabi Renault Formula 1 privilege offered by the manufacturer french champion of the series.

Wickens but does not intend to settle for that. Already appointed reserve driver for Virgin F1 last summer, he tries henceforth collect the necessary budgets to compete in the 2012 season in F1.

If Bruno Spengler did really hope one day to install the wheel of a F1, Robert Wickens is closer than ever to realize his dream and become the first Canadian Jacques Villeneuve after the starting grid of a Grand Prix.

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