Matthieu Vaxiviere and Vladimir Atoev are going to race for new squad Spirit of Race in Formula 3.5 V8 for 2016 season.

Matthieu Vaxivière, current runner-up of former Formula Renault 3.5 Series, had in his mind at the end of the season to not continue in the series, despite of test with Swiss team in Jerez. Limoges driver is going to continue in the series to fight for championship title, which is not going to be easy with the new rookie drivers from Formula Renault 2.0.

His team mate will be the Russian, Vladimir Atoev. He comes from Formula 4 NEZ where he finished as a runner-up in his second year of single-seaters.