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Renault Sport Extends Test Invite to BAR's 2017 AFR Champion Charles Leong

BlackArts Racing [‘BAR’] driver Charles Leong, 2017 Asia Formula Renault Champion, has been invited by Renault Sport Racing for the Formula Renault Eurocup Official Rookie Tests 2017, held in Barcelona, on Tuesday October 31st.

Leong won the prestigious honor after taking the 2017 Asia Formula Renault Driver’s Championship with BlackArts Racing, based at Zhuhai International Circuit.

The Macanese driver will do a minimum of 250kms in a Eurocup spec Formula Renault 2.0 in Barcelona complements of Renault Sport, with his 2018 plan to compete in the Formula Renault Northern European Cup with BlackArts Racing. After BAR’s Asia Formula Renault team and driver championship wins in 2015, 2016, and 2017, the team is aiming to extend its success to the European racing scene by entering two cars in the 2018 Formula Renault NEC Championship.

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Who is BlackArts Racing?

BlackArts Racing (BAR) is a Hong Kong limited company, headquartered in Hong Kong with operations at the Zhuhai International Circuit (ZIC) and in Mainland China.

With a vision to become a dominant force in the Asian racing community offering young and gentleman drivers alike to race in competitive machinery, BAR rapidly established a strong team of experienced formula, GT and touring car managers, engineers, and mechanics and assembled competitive formula cars and touring. Results to date include:

• 2015 Asian Formula Renault Champions – Dan Wells
• 2016 Asian Formula Renault Champions – Josh Burdon
• 2016 Asian Formula Renault Team Champions
• 2017 Asian Formula Renault Champions – Charles Leong
• 2017 Asian Formula Renault Team Champions
• Currently leading FIA China F4 Drivers and Teams Championships

Driver coaches include: Josh Burdon, former F1 test driver Kelvin Burt and current SuperGT/SuperFormula driver Nick Cassidy.