NEC Facts

The Formula Renault Northern European Cup was established in 2005 by the experienced team of MdH Communications with help from Renault Sport Germany. The 2017 season will be the 12th of the Formula Renault NEC. Over these years the FR NEC has become one of the stepping stones for the ultimate goal in motorsports: Formula 1!

The calendar consists this year of five weekends, all with free practice, qualifying sessions and two races.

The Formula Renault NEC has selected well known and top quality venues and events in order to provide the competitors an excellent variety of racing experience. Part of the venues being Formula 1 circuits.


Spectator numbers and media attendance in 2016:


22,000 spectators

250 accredited media


5.500 spectators

147 accredited media


68,000 spectators

508 accredited media


7,500 spectators

251 accredited media

Gamma Racing Day Assen:

92.000 spectators

180 accredited media


20,000 spectators

200 accredited media