Tag Archive: GP2

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 23

Villeneuve slams Verstappen debut

Jacques Villeneuve has slammed Max Verstappen’s 2015 debut as “the worst thing ever for formula one”.

2014-08-10_0225 1997 world champion Villeneuve, who raced in F1 against Dutch youngster Verstappen’s father Jos, thinks Red Bull’s decision to promote a 16-year-old who hasn’t “paid his dues” will render the value of a race seat at the pinnacle of motor sport “meaningless”. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Nelson Piquet Jr joins Formula E with Team China Racing (+photos)

He now joins Nick Heidfeld, Sebastian Buemi and Jarno Trulli on the Formula E grid

2014-08-19- 0051Team China Racing has announced the signing of Red Bull Global Rallycross championship leader Nelson Piquet Jr as one of its drivers for the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship.

Aug 14

Nasr says Sauber seat ‘possible’ for 2015

Felipe Nasr has set his sights on a 2015 race debut in formula one.

GP2 - Felipe Nasr (Carlin) The Brazilian, whose name rhymes with that of his countryman and Williams stablemate Felipe Massa, is the Grove squad’s official reserve driver in 2014 and a frontrunner in the GP2 series. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Marko eyes F1 debut for rookie Verstappen

Red Bull may not be giving up on hot talent Max Verstappen.

F3 - Max Verstappen The talented 16-year-old son of former F1 driver Jos Verstappen, in the midst of a meteoric switch from karting to junior single seaters, recently visited the paddock on the invitation of several formula one teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Verstappen chooses Mercedes over Red Bull – report

The report said Verstappen jr hopes to make the move to the F1 feeder category GP2 for 2015

F3 - Max Verstappen Max Verstappen has turned down an offer from reigning world champions Red Bull as he turns onto the road to formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

School’s out for summer

Mark Webber news update

Mark Webber - ActionCutting down from 20 to eight races in a season sounds like gaining a lot of downtime – and it would, if you weren’t a competitive, driven, outdoor loving Aussie who can’t quite sit still. Mark has a thirteen-week gap until the next race in Austin in September and he talks about the racing break, Wimbledon, the Football World Cup, mountain biking and why you should be careful of Kodak moments.

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Jul 22

Hungary, Question and Answer with Thomas Couyotopoulo

“We will work hard to collect more trophies.” – Thomas Couyotopoulo

GP2 - Racing Engineering - Hockenheimring The seventh round of the 2014 GP2 Series will take place this weekend just seven days  after the races in Germany. The recent race weekends have shown that the Racing Engineering pairing of Stefano Coletti and Raffaele Marciello are potential victors at every circuit and both men will be looking to add to their points tally at the Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »

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 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 14

Pirelli can be ready for 18-inch debut in 2016

Pirelli can be ready to supply low-profile tyres to formula one teams by 2016.

2014-07-09 - Pirelli - The 13-inch current F1 tyre and the concept 18-inch F1 tyre. That is the claim of the Italian supplier’s F1 chief Paul Hembery, in the wake of the test of the first 18-inch prototype at Silverstone last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Journey in the “foundation” of results

Read the interview to the Trident Motorsport Nicola Olivan

Nicola Olivan Johnny Cecotto Jr. completed the tenth season milestone of the 2014 GP2 Series climbing to the third step of the Silverstone podium.

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Jul 08

Caterham F1 Team launches development driver program with Nathanaël Berthon

Driver Development Program Announcement

2014-07-08 - Caterham F1 Team - Nathanaël Berthon GP2 race winner Nathanaël Berthon has today been confirmed as one of the drivers in Caterham F1 Team’s new Development Driver Program.

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Jul 05

Newey could design Infiniti supercar – report

One of Adrian Newey’s first non-F1 technical projects could be an Infiniti supercar.

2014-06-08_1251 The sport’s highest paid and most highly rated engineer is stepping into a mere ‘advisory’ role for Red Bull, having admitted his frustration with ever-tightening technical regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

GP2 Series Round 5, Stefano and Lello are looking to build on the success of Austria at Silverstone

Racing Eng. Silverstone Preview

Two weeks ago at the Red Bull Ring in Austria, Racing Engineering had their most successful weekend so far in the 2014 GP2 Series when Stefano Coletti finished second and fourth and Raffaele Marciello took two thirds in the Feature and Sprint Races.

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Jul 02

Lotus F1 Team reserve Marco Sorensen joins MP Motorsport in GP2

“This is a really good opportunity for me” – Marco Sorensen
Marco Sorensen Marco Sorensen, the official reserve driver for the Lotus F1 Team, has joined MP Motorsport’s GP2 Series squad with his first races in the category coming this weekend, 5th/6th July, at Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit in support of the British Grand Prix.

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Jul 01

Silverstone question and answer with Alfonso de Orléans-Borbón

Alfonso de Orléans-Borbón looks back to Austria and forward to Silverstone

GP2 - Alfonso de Orléans-Borbón 1 Round five of the 2014 GP2 Series sees the GP2 teams head to the “Home of British Motor Racing”, the historic venue of Silverstone.

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Jul 01

Facu Regalia to skip GP2 event at Silverstone

In the next few hours Regalia will draw up his racing program with his working team

GP2 - Facu Regalia After technical problems affecting Facu Regalia´s car in the first four meetings, coupled with a lack of funding, Argentina´s racer will skip next GP2 round taking place at Silverstone next weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Fernandes to confirm Caterham team sale this week

But now, team sources are spilling the beans behind the scenes.

IMG_5846 Ever since team founder and main backer Tony Fernandes departed Twitter with the message “F1 hasn’t worked”, Caterham has been officially silent. Read the rest of this entry »

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