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Fauzy returns with podium finish.

Fairuz Fauzy marked his comeback to the World Series by Renault with an impressive drive to third for Fortec Motorsport at Monaco.

Having been sat on the sidelines since race winning turn in the GP2 Asia Series, Fauzy made his return in style by qualifying third and holding that position to the chequered flag, scoring Fortec Motorsport's best result of the season.

A particularly good performance given that Fauzy has not driven the new World Series machine this year, the Malaysian driver is excited by the prospect of what the rest of the season can deliver, particularly as he heads to the next round at Silverstone as one of the few drivers who recognise the British circuit.

“This was my comeback to the category and I was driving a new car that I'd never driven before, so I wasn't expecting to be up on the podium. It augurs well for the rest of the season. I can't wait for Silverstone. I live over there so it will be like a home race for me.”


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2006 GP2 Series, Rd 1, Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo, Valencia, Spain, 7th-9th April 2006.Fairuz Fauzy (MAL), Super Nova.
Matthieu Vaxiviere celebrates at the Red Bull Ring   [pic credit: Renault Sport Media]
Roberto Merhi and Nicolas Latifi collide after the chequered flag in Austria   [pic credit: Renault Sport Media]
Oliver Rowland wins in Austria   [pic credit: Renault Sport Media]
Roberto Merhi - Pons   [pic credit: Renault Sport Media]
Matthieu Vaxiviere - Lotus   [pic credit: Renault Sport Media]
Oliver Rowland - Fortec   [pic credit: Renault Sport Media]
Oliver Rowland - Fortec   [pic credit: Renault Sport Media]
Oliver Rowland - Fortec   [pic credit: Renault Sport Media]
Matthieu Vaxiviere - Lotus    [pic credit: Renault Sport Media]
Matthieu Vaxiviere - Lotus   [pic credit: Renault Sport Media]
Oliver Rowland - Fortec   [pic credit: Renault Sport Media]
Oliver Rowland - Fortec   [pic credit: Renault Sport Media]
Oliver Rowland - Fortec   [pic credit: Renault Sport Media]
Dean Stoneman - DAMS   [pic credit: Renault Sport Media]
Dean Stoneman - DAMS   [pic credit: Renault Sport Media]
Egor Orudzhev - Renault Media
Egor Orudzhev - Renault Sport Media

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