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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 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

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

My target is still F1 – Roberto Merhi

With two victories in the last three races he is now the main rival of Carlos Sainz

[Feature] Roberto Merhi: 'My target is still F1'Back in single-seaters after two years in the DTM, Roberto Merhi heads to the summer break in second place in the general classification, as well as top rookie. With a podium result in the first race of the season, the Zeta Corse driver is now the man to beat in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

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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

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 13

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Roberto Merhi back in contention before summer break

On Sunday, Roberto Merhi (Zeta Corse) took his second victory in this year’s Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

Roberto Merhi back in contention before summer breakSix years after his win at the Nürburgring in the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, the Spaniard has won on this same circuit ahead of the Lotus duo of Matthieu Vaxiviere and Marlon Stockinger. In the championship, Roberto Merhi is now second overall, 39 points behind countryman Carlos Sainz (DAMS), who was eliminated in a first corner incident.

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Jul 11

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Roberto continues on his Merhi way

Sauber F1 Team reserve driver, Sergey Sirotkin (Fortec Motorsports) posted the quickest time in the morning session.

Roberto continues on his Merhi wayWinner two weeks ago in Moscow Roberto Merhi (Zeta Corse) was quickest in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective tests. In the return of the World Series by Renault premier class at the Nürburgring, the Spaniard, who was victorious on this same circuit in the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 in 2008, set the fastest lap on Friday stopping the clock in 1:42.179 to lead the Red Bull Junior Team drivers, Pierre Gasly (Arden Motorsport) and Carlos Sainz (DAMS).

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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 »

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