Tag Archive: ART Grand Prix

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

Zamparelli fastest in rain-affected GP3 Free Practice

ART Grand Prix trio on top at Spa-Francorchamps
zGP3 - Dino Zamparelli (ART Grand Prix)Brit Dino Zamparelli set the pace during the forty-five minute Free Practice ahead of his fellow ART Grand Prix teammates Marvin Kirchhöfer and Alex Fontana. The session was red flagged twice with very tricky conditions due to rain.

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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 21

GP3 Series Round 6 Preview – Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

We’re back!

GP3 Series The summer break is officially over and the Series is ready to rock and roll for the final four events of the 2014 GP3 season. This weekend the GP3 paddock sets up camp at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, a true racer’s circuit that wets both the drivers’ and fans’ appetite with challenging high-speed corners that providing thrilling racing. 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 27

Arden International’s Patric Niederhauser victorious in Hungary

Niederhauser dominates Budapest GP3 Race 2

GP3 - Patric Niederhauser (Arden International) He’s back! The smile could not have been bigger for Swiss ace Patric Niederhauser who climbed to the top step of the podium today at the Hungaroring. The Arden International ace made a fantastic start to steal the lead and claimed his third win of his GP3 career, his first rostrum of the 2014 season. ART Grand Prix’s Dino Zamparelli was second, with Niederhauser’s teammate Jann Mardenborough third. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Stanaway and Yelloly secure Status GP 1-2

Richie Stanaway and Nick Yelloly deliver in Budapest GP3 race

GP3 - Richie Stanaway (Status Grand Prix) It was the day Status Grand Prix had wanted: after their one-two finish in Silverstone Race 2, the team and drivers were keen to add the big Race 1 points to their tally and they certainly did that at the Hungaroring.

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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 26

Stanaway storms to first GP3 pole in Budapest

Status Grand Prix’s Richie Stanaway holds off Alex Lynn for pole in Hungary
GP3 - Richie Stanaway (Status Grand Prix) Kiwi Richie Stanaway claimed his maiden pole position in GP3 today, narrowly edging out Series leader from Carlin, Alex Lynn by a mere 0.035s. Nick Yelloly also from Status Grand Prix was in third making it an excellent start to proceedings for the green and black outfit.

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Jul 25

Zamparelli sets the GP3 pace in Budapest

ART Grand Prix trio on top in Hungary Free Practice

GP3 - Dino Zamparelli (ART Grand Prix) Briton Dino Zamparelli posted the fastest time of the Free Practice session at the Hungaroring. He led an all ART Grand Prix trio with his teammates Alex Fontana and Marvin Kirchhöfer in second and third. 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

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 24

GP3 Series Budapest, Hungary preview

It’s as if we’ve never been away!

GP3 Series Budapest, Hungary Following Round 4 last week in Germany, the Series have travelled the short journey across to Budapest in Hungary for Round 5 of the 2014 campaign. This is the only back-to-back event on the calendar which is always an extra challenging time for the paddock with limited time to prepare. Read the rest of this entry »

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 20

Masterful Mardenborough claims maiden GP3 win in Hockenheim (updated)

Arden International’s Jann Mardenborough victorious in Germany Race 2

GP3 - Mardenborough, Zamparelli, Eriksson Rookie Jann Mardenborough enjoyed his first taste of champagne in GP3 after recording his debut win and his first rostrum of the season too. The Brit drove a commanding race from reverse pole to see home Dino Zamparelli (ART Grand Prix) and Jimmy Eriksson (Koiranen GP). 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 19

Home hero Kirchhöfer blazes to maiden GP3 win

ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer victorious at the Hockenheimring

GP3 - Marvin Kirchhöfer (ART Grand Prix) Perfection for German rookie Marvin Kirchhöfer – the ART Grand Prix driver celebrated his debut pole position early today and followed it up with a fantastic lights to flag victory in GP3 Race 1, holding off the Carlin duo of Alex Lynn and Emil Bernstorff. To top it off, Kirchhöfer produced his career best result at his home race in Germany in front of his fans. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Kirchhöfer blazes to maiden GP3 pole in Hockenheim

ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer fastest in qualifying on home soil

GP3 - Marvin Kirchhöfer (ART Grand Prix) German rookie Marvin Kirchhöfer enjoyed his first pole position in GP3 and couldn’t have picked a better place to do it than at home in Germany at the Hockenheimring. The impressive ART Grand Prix star edged out Series leader Alex Lynn. Nick Yelloly (Status Grand Prix) completed the top three.

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