Jazeman Jaafar enjoyed a consistent race weekend at the fourth round of the Formula Renault 3.5 championship in Spa, moving him to sixth in the championship standings.

His second podium of the season came in race one when a first lap crash and a good start for ISR's only representative saw him jump from fourteenth to third. This strong result was followed up by a sixth place in race two, three seconds behind Monaco race winner, Norman Nato.

Reflecting on his podium finish, the Malaysian was positive, noting the Czech outfit's impressive race pace last weekend.

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"I'm really pleased with these two results", he said. "I wouldn't have predicted a podium finish from starting fourteenth on Saturday, but holding your nerve, fearless driving and being able to power down when we needed to, produced a great result", he continued.

The PETRONAS Talent Development driver further acknowledged his consistency at the helm of the ISR model and the progress the team have made despite fielding just one car this season.

"Yesterday's drive to sixth was also good, especially as I so nearly got caught up in the incident between Pietro Fantin and Sergey Sirotkin, which would have probably ended my race", he said. Fantin and Sirotkin both suffered double retirements in Spa, dropping them further down the championship standings for International Draco Racing and Fortec Motorsports respectively.

In spite of his recent success, the twenty-one-year-old admitted there was no room for complacency as the championship reaches its mid way point.
"We still have some work to do to improve the car", he admits. "We are heading in the right direction and now starting to show the level of performance which I know is achievable", he continues.

"After two races in a row, it's a shame I have to wait three weeks now - I'm itching to continue with the work and developing the car". Jaafar will return to the track later this month for the fifth round of the Formula Renault 3.5 championship at the Moscow Raceway, seventy-eight points adrift of championship leader, Carlos Sainz Jr.