The Formula Renault 2.0 West European Cup (WEC) was a Formula Renault 2.0 championship that replaced the Championnat de France Formula Renault 2.0 as of 2008,〔(Perspectives internationales ) ''renault-sport.fr'' (November 8, 2007)〕 though the series was folded in 2010.
The WEC extends the French championship to the Iberian Peninsula and Belgium, and is organized by the French Signature-Plus team, who previously organised the French series with the support of the RPM Racing. The series will be managed by Patrick Sinault.〔
As in French Formula Renault, the Challenger Cup will be kept,〔 rewarding the best driver using 2004-spec cars.
==French Formula Renault championship==
The French Formula Renault championship was the Formula Renault 2.0 championship held on France between 1971 and 2007. It was the oldest Formula Renault championship.
The name of the championship change during years:
*Critérium de Formule Renault (1971–1972)
*Not held (1973–1974)
*Championnat de France de Formule Renault Nationale (1975–1977)
*Championnat de France Formule Renault (1978–1981)
*Championnat de France Formule Renault Turbo (1982–1988)
*Championnat de France Formule Renault (1989–1999)
*Championnat de France Formule Renault 2000 (2000–2004)
*Championnat de France de Formule Renault 2.0 (2005–2007)
From 2008 the French championship is included in the West European Cup, for French drivers only, with results from the races held in France, to decide the championship.
The Challenger Cup reward the best driver using 2004 cars.〔
The last round of the French championship was held outside of France, in the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona as symbol of the series expansion to Western Europe (Portugal, Spain, France and Belgium) in 2008.〔(Pour le plaisir et l’honneur! ) ''renault-sport.com'' (November 22, 2007)〕
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