Tag Archive: Alexander Rossi

Aug 27

Now Frijns set to depart ‘new’ Caterham

Robin Frijns looks set to return to GP2.

2014-03-02 - Caterham F1 Team - Bahrain - Robin Frijns The talented Dutchman was signed up as a reserve driver by Caterham this year, and was even briefly considered for a race seat. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

Nasr storms to GP2 sprint victory

Brazilian crushes rivals with dominant drive

GP2 - Felipe Nasr (Carlin) Williams F1 test driver Felipe Nasr was untouchable on his way to an easy win in this morning’s sprint race at Spa-Francorchamps, easily taking the lead at the start of the race and pulling away at will, claiming his fourth victory of the season from Johnny Cecotto and title rival Jolyon Palmer. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Marciello takes first win in chaotic GP2 feature race

Ferrari man powers to victory in soaking Spa

GP2 - Raffaele Marciello (Racing Engineering) Raffaele Marciello has claimed a long overdue debut win in sodden conditions in today’s feature race at Spa-Francorchamps, with the Ferrari Academy driver surviving the oppressive conditions and overtaking local man Stoffel Vandoorne late in the race for the win, with a distant Johnny Cecotto rounding out the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Stoffel Vandoorne claims maiden GP2 pole at home

ART Grand Prix driver shines in Spa qualifying session

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix)McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne has snatched his first GP2 pole position on home soil in today’s qualifying session at Spa-Francorchamps. The Belgian ace denied Series leader Jolyon Palmer from the top spot at the chequered flag. Mitch Evans took third spot. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Julia Leal sets the pace at Spa

Carlin driver quickest in free practice

GP2 - Julian Leal (Carlin) Julian Leal has returned to GP2 after the summer break in fine form: the Colombian driver set the fastest laptime of today’s free practice session at the legendary circuit of Spa-Francorchamps in a 1:57.877 ahead of Johnny Cecotto and Ferrari protégé Raffaele Marciello. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Marussia hits reverse on Chilton seat swap

Marussia F1 Team information

2014-03-16 - Marussia F1 Team - Australia - Max Chilton (1)Following a change in circumstances and with the approval of the Stewards of the Meeting, Max Chilton will be the nominated driver for the duration of the Belgian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Troubled Marussia ‘sells’ Chilton’s seat to Rossi

Kamui Kobayashi is not the only F1 regular sitting out this weekend’s fabled Belgian grand prix.

2014-07-24 - Marussia F1 Team - Alexander Rossi Joining Caterham stand-in and 32-year-old rookie Andre Lotterer on the Spa-Francorchamps grid will be another F1 newcomer, 22-year-old Californian Alexander Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Alexander Rossi to race for the Marussia F1 Team in Spa

Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

2014-07-24 - Marussia f1 Team - Alexander Rossi 01 The Marussia F1 Team will provide Alexander Rossi with the opportunity to make his Grand Prix debut at this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

GP2 Series Round 8 preview: Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium (updated)

The GP2 Series™ is back in action this week at Spa- Francorchamps after a month’s break.

GP2 Series With four rounds left in the 2014 season, DAMS’ Jolyon Palmer enjoys a 43 point lead over Carlin’s Felipe Nasr although the Brazilian has pocketed more wins. But Palmer’s impressive consistency and faultless drives have meant that he’s scored in every single race so far – he is the only driver on the grid to have accomplished this.

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Jul 27

Vandoorne flies to GP2 victory in Budapest (updated)

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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