The 2014 GP2 Series officially kicks off tomorrow with the first test session of the year at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.
Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson in Formula One
Caterham F1 Team prepares for return to Texas with Rossi set to drive in first practice session Nov. 15
As Circuit of The Americas™ (COTA) prepares for its second FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX, Nov. 15-17, Alexander Rossi, the only U.S driver in the world’s most popular motorsport, Formula 1™ racing, is getting ready to show his home country what he can do in the cockpit of a Caterham CT03 F1™ race car.
Kovalainen to drive Caterham in Bahrain, Barcelona practice
Caterham F1 Team has announced that it is restructuring its driver line-up with Heikki Kovalainen rejoining the team as one of the two Reserve Drivers, alongside current Reserve Driver Alexander Rossi who moves to Caterham Racing to compete in the 2013 GP2 Championship in the car raced by Ma Qing Hua at the season opening GP2 race in Malaysia.
Venezuelan driver quickest on Day 2 in Jerez
Johnny Cecotto was unbeatable today at the final test day of the 2012 season in Spain. He topped both sessions at the wheel of an Arden car. With a laptime of 1:25.694 set this morning, the Venezuelan wrapped up a strong season with the quickest time of the two-day test session at Jerez.
Swede driver quickest on first day of post season tests
Marcus Ericsson put his experience and driving skills to good use today at the wheel of 2012 Champions DAMS car as he topped the timing sheet in Jerez in a trouble free afternoon session. Earlier in the morning, it was Felipe Nasr at Carlin who lead the way.
The sound of F1 engines in Abu Dhabi will resume on Tuesday.
Barely a day after Kimi Raikkonen won Sunday’s thrilling grand prix at Yas Marina, the track will return to life on Tuesday when the final three day ‘young driver test’ begins. Six teams have already run their young driver days this year, so just Red Bull, McLaren, Lotus, Sauber, Toro Rosso and Caterham have stayed behind in Abu Dhabi for the session.
Caterham Racing driver quickest in rain affected session
Day two of the first post-season test session opened this morning at Circuit de Catalunya on a very wet track with rain pouring down incessantly. It took a while before the first drivers braved the tricky conditions in order to do their installation laps. Kevin Ceccon at Ocean was the first one to feed on to the track, but it was Sergio Canamasas at Lotus GP who set a first laptime albeit a pretty slow one compared to yesterday’s best time.
The team will confirm the second driver for the Jerez test in due course
The Caterham Racing GP2 team has confirmed that it will be running Caterham F1 Team Test Driver Alexander Rossi at both official GP2 tests in Barcelona and Jerez on 30th/31st October and 21st/22nd November respectively. Alexander will be joined at the Barcelona test by World Series by Renault graduate Lucas Foresti who will drive the team’s second car at the Circuit de Catalunya.
“We are delighted to be running both our Reserve and Test Driver at the Abu Dhabi Young Driver Test” – Cyril Abiteboul
Caterham F1 Team has confirme that it will be running its current Reserve and Test Drivers at the forthcoming Young Driver Test in Abu Dhabi, taking place at the Yas Marina Circuit from 6th – 8th November. 27 year old Reserve Driver van der Garde will be in the car for days one and two of the test with 21 year old Test Driver Rossi taking over for day three.
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