Oliver Webb on his FR3.5 graduation
After just one year in Formula 3, Oliver Webb has jumped straight to Formula Renault 3.5 for 2011. He talked Peter Mills through his hopes for the season ahead
Oliver Webb had appeared set to contest this year's Formula 3 Euro Series with Signature, but the 20-year-old Briton has instead opted to lead former 250cc world motorcycle champion Sito Pons' eponymous Formula Renault 3.5 team.
Webb finished as top Mercedes-powered driver in last year's British F3 championship and is set to continue his rivalry with last year's F3 champion Jean-Eric Vergne, but will also face stiff competition from one the highest-quality entries in the Formula Renault 3.5 series' history.
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