Tag Archive: Alexander Rossi

Jul 27

Vandoorne flies to GP2 victory in Budapest

Belgian dominates sprint race ahead of title rivals

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix) McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne delighted both ART and his F1 supporters with a crushing display of dominance in this morning’s sprint race in Budapest, taking the lead at the start and pulling away over the next 28 laps to easily lead home title rivals Jolyon Palmer and Williams tester Felipe Nasr to put himself third in the drivers’ standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Pic keeps cool in Budapest GP2 scorcher

Frenchman on top in topsy turvy feature race

GP2 - Arthur Pic (Campos Racing) Arthur Pic has claimed his maiden GP2 win with a remarkable drive in difficult conditions, keeping cool as two safety car periods threw everyone’s strategies out the window and pushing when needed to pick up the victory in today’s feature race in Budapest ahead of Stefano Coletti and Adrian Quaife-Hobbs. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Felipe Nasr dashes to maiden GP2 pole

Carlin ace quickest in Budapest qualifying session

GP2 - Felipe Nasr (Carlin) Felipe Nasr is a happy man: in today’s close qualifying session at the Hungaroring, the Brazilian took his first GP2 pole position with a blazing laptime of 1:28.436 ahead of Tom Dillmann and rookie Arthur Pic. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Stoffel Vandoorne sets the GP2 pace

ART ace quickest in Budapest free practice

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix) Stoffel Vandoorne has made his intentions pretty clear regarding his ambitions for this weekend’s GP2 round in Budapest: the Belgian driver set the quickest laptime in today’s free practice in a 1:29.479. He edged Felipe Nasr out of the top spot for 0.006s. Stéphane Richelmi completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Alexander Rossi joins the Marussia F1 Team as Official Reserve Driver

In reserve

2014-07-24 - Marussia F1 Team - Alexander RossiThe Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that Alexander Rossi has been appointed to the role of Official Reserve Driver for the remainder of the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

GP2 Series Budapest, Hungary preview

GP2 Series Round 7 preview

GP2 Series Round 7 Preview – Budapest, Hungary Just a few days after the end of Round 6 at Hockenheim, the GP2 paddock has moved to Budapest for the seventh round of the 2014 season.

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Jul 20

Coletti gambles for GP2 sprint victory (updated²)

Monegasque bet on slicks at wet start pays for win

GP2 - Felipe Nasr (Carlin), Stefano Coletti (Racing Engineering), Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix) Stefano Coletti rolled the dice when a brief but fierce downpour just before this morning’s sprint race threw everyone’s race plans out the window: with the track still wet, the conservative choice was to start on wet tyres, but the Monegasque driver and the Williams tester Felipe Nasr were among the few drivers to take a gamble on slicks, one which paid well when the pair finished 1-2 ahead of McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Evans hangs on to win dramatic 200th GP2 Race

Kiwi on top again with great drive and alternate tyre strategy

GP2 - Mitch Evans (RT RUSSIAN TIME) Mitch Evans has claimed his second feature race victory in successive races with a spectacular drive in furnace-like conditions, putting in an amazing stint on soft tyres and holding on from intense pressure in the closing stages to win from McLaren tester Stoffel Vandoorne and Series leader Jolyon Palmer. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

Jolyon Palmer scorches to Hockenheim pole

GP2 Series leader quickest in Germany

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (DAMS) Series leader Jolyon Palmer has left only crumbs to his rivals in today’s GP2 Series qualifying session. The Briton set a blazing laptime of 1:23.383 in the early stages that would never be bettered. Stoffel Vandoorne and Stefano Coletti completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

Coletti leads the way at Hockenheim

Racing Engineering driver quickest in GP2 free practice
 
GP2 - Stefano Coletti (Racing Engineering)Stefano Coletti has opened his race weekend in Germany in fine style setting the quickest laptime of the free practice session in a 1:24.771, a tenth quicker than Stoffel Vandoorne. The Monegasque driver’s teammate Raffaele Marciello completed the top three.

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Jul 17

Caterham F1 Team restructuring (updated)

Caterham axes ‘at least 50′ F1 staff

11 - Caterham F1 TeamFollowing the first steps of restructuring, Caterham F1 Team has confirmed today that a number of new appointments have been made.

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Jul 17

Haas paid ‘$20m deposit’ for F1 team entry

Gene Haas proved his seriousness about entering formula one by paying a $20 million deposit.

Gene Haas - photo Getty Images That is the claim of F1 business journalist Christian Sylt, who told us the “more than $20m” deposit was paid at F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone’s request. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

GP2 Series Round 6, Hockenheim, Germany preview

The Stakes

GP2 Series

The Stakes The action picks up in Germany this weekend with the GP2 paddock setting up camp at Hockenheim for the sixth round of the year.

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Jul 16

Alexander Rossi joins Campos Racing for the German round of the 2014 GP2 Series

Alexander Rossi will join Campos Racing this weekend for the sixth round of the 2014 GP2 Series Championship.

Campos Racing

Following his decision announced earlier today to part ways with Caterham F1 Team, and subsequent EQ8 Caterham Racing seat, Alexander will take the place of Kimiya Sato and partner the Spanish racing team for one weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Rossi one of many departures at Caterham

Alexander Rossi is just one of many departures at Caterham this week.

2014-06-07_0069 22-year-old Californian Rossi was a test and occasional Friday driver for the Tony Fernandes-founded team, which has been taken over by investors and is now headed by Colin Kolles and Christijan Albers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Nasr shines in Silverstone GP2 Sprint Race

Brazilian leads from lights to flag

GP2 - Felipe Nasr (Carlin) Felipe Nasr put in a peerless performance to claim victory in this morning’s sprint race at Silverstone: the Brazilian was never headed as he left his rivals in his wake for a dominant win in cold but dry conditions ahead of Stefano Coletti and Johnny Cecotto. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Evans storms to maiden GP2 victory

New Zealander on top in feature race
GP2 - Mitch Evans (RT RUSSIAN TIME) Mitch Evans has claimed his first GP2 win with a strong drive in damp conditions in this afternoon’s feature race in Silverstone, recovering from a slow start with a mature performance to secure the victory from championship leader Jolyon Palmer and Stoffel Vandoorne.

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Jul 04

Marciello flies to Silverstone pole

Italian stays on top in qualifying

GP2 Series

Raffaele Marciello has claimed his maiden GP2 pole position with a stunning lap in tricky conditions in this afternoon’s qualifying session in Silverstone. The Italian ran slightly out of sync with his rivals, finding a bit of space to squeeze ahead of championship leader Jolyon Palmer, Mitch Evans and Julian Leal. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Marciello leads the way in Silverstone

Racing Engineering 1-2 in GP2 free practice

GP2 - Raffaele Marciello (Racing Engineering) Raffaele Marciello has got his Silverstone weekend under way in fine style by claiming the top spot in this morning’s free practice session and heading a 1-2 for Racing Engineering, with teammate Stefano Coletti and Alexander Rossi rounding out the top three positions. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

2014 GP2 Series Round 5 Preview – Silverstone, Great Britain

The stakes

2014 GP2 Series Round 5 Preview - Silverstone, Great Britain The fight for the GP2 crown came alive again in Austria two weeks ago: the new venue saw Felipe Nasr and Johnny Cecotto triumph for the second time this season, the two men eager to show Series leader Jolyon Palmer that they were serious rivals.

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