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Feb 13

New sporting rules for the 2014 season

An extended free practice session and a new tyre regulation

GP2 Series

In a change of regulations in 2014, GP2 Series organisers are pleased to announce that they have extended the free practice session for a further fifteen minutes bringing its total duration to forty-five minutes during race weekends. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Sam Bird sets the pace in Monte Carlo

British driver leads RUSSIAN TIME 1-2 in Round 4 free practice

GP2 - Sam Bird (RUSSIAN TIME)Sam Bird set the tone in this morning’s free practice in the streets of Monaco: the Brit’ from RUSSIAN TIME clocked a laptime of 1:21.512 in a trouble free session, five hundredths quicker than teammate Tom Dillmann. Rookie Mitch Evans finished third. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Coletti flies to Malaysia maiden pole

GP2 Series qualifying report

GP2 - Stefano Coletti (Rapax)The Monegasque driver puts Rapax on top in closely fought qualifying session. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

Hilmer Motorsport joins GP2 Series field

German team given entry for 2013

Hilmer Motorsport logoGP2 SeriesGP2 Series organisers are pleased to announce that Hilmer Motorsport have been allocated an entry for the 2013 season. The German squad whose Team Principal Franz Hilmer already owns Formtech GmbH – a supplier for several Formula One teams – joins the thirteen team field in replacement of Ocean Racing Technology. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Davide Valsecchi leads the way

DAMS racer sets the pace in Free Practice at Bahrain International Circuit

GP2 Series

GP2 - Davide Valsecchi (DAMS)Davide Valsecchi showed he will be the man to beat for pole position today. The Italian set the best laptime in this morning’s thirty minutes free practice session in Bahrain, a clear 0.6s ahead of Carlin’s Max Chilton Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Luiz Razia flies to Sepang win (+ results, + photos)

Arden driver dominates opening race of the 2012 season

GP2 - Sepang - Davide Valsecchi (DAMS), Luiz Razia (Arden International), Max Chilton (Carlin)GP2 - Sepang - Arden International - Luiz RaziaLuiz Razia is a happy man: a perfect get away from the front row and a flawless drive meant he took a lights to flag win today in the Sepang Feature Race. It was also the first win for the Brazilian’s team Arden International, since Charles Pic in Barcelona Feature Race in 2010. Razia crossed the finish line an impressive 7.8s ahead of Davide Valsecchi. Max Chilton in third pocketed his and Carlin’s first GP2 podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

Esteban Gutiérrez finishes on top

Lotus GP driver ends final pre-season test with another fastest laptime

GP2 - Rapax - Tom DillmannGP2 - Lotus GP - Esteban GutierrezEsteban Gutiérrez set the quickest laptime again in today’s final pre-season test in Barcelona. The young Mexican set a laptime of 1:29.154 in the morning session ahead of last week’s fastest man in Jerez, Davide Valsecchi. In the afternoon session, it was Frenchman Tom Dillmann at Rapax who finished top ahead of Stefano Coletti.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Esteban Gutiérrez quickest on Day 2

Lotus GP ace sets best laptime in Barcelona
 
GP2 - Trident Racing - Julian LealGP2 - Lotus GP - Esteban GutiérrezEsteban Gutiérrez finished at the top of the timesheets today after putting in a laptime of 1:28.740, 0.004s ahead of Giedo van der Garde in a very closely fought morning session. Julian Leal topped the afternoon session ahead of Nigel Melker. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Fabrizio Crestani sets the pace in Barcelona

Venezuela GP Lazarus driver quickest on day 1 of second pre-season testing

GP2 - Venezuela GP Lazarus - Fabrizio CrestaniGP2 - Carlin - Max ChiltonGP2 Series 2012 pre-season testing resumed this week at Circuit de Catalunya. Four new faces joined the field: Giancarlo Serenelli at Venezuela GP Lazarus, Ricardo Teixeira and Sergio Canamasas at Rapax, and Jon Lancaster at Ocean Racing Technology. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

Valsecchi quickest again

DAMS racer fastest on final test day in Jerez

GP2 - DAMS - Davide ValsecchiGP2 - Scuderia Coloni - Stefano ColettiDavide Valsecchi was quickest again today in Jerez in an eventful test session. The DAMS driver set his best laptime of 1:25.567 early in the day. His closest rival, Stefano Coletti, ended one tenth behind the Italian.

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Feb 29

Davide Valsecchi quickest on Day 2

Italian ace remains top in Jerez
 
GP2 - DAMS - Davide ValsecchiGP2 - Caterham Racing - Giedo van der GardeDavide Valsecchi confirmed his good form setting the quickest laptime of Day 2 in the 2012 pre-season testing in Jerez. The DAMS driver clocked 1:24.783 in the morning session and left the rest of the field with the task to find the extra pace to try and close the gap with the mighty Italian. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Davide Valsecchi leads the way in Jerez

DAMS driver quickest on Day 1 of 2012 pre-season test 

GP2 - iSport International - Marcus EricssonGP2 - DAMS - Davide ValsecchiThe GP2 Series paddock gathered in Jerez de la Frontera this week for the first of two official pre-season test sessions. After the winter break, the thirteen teams were eager to hit the track and get back to action. The field welcomed newcomers Venezuela GP Lazarus as the thirteenth team in 2012 and 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

GP2 Series™ graduates constitute half of the 2012 Formula One™ grid

To this day, fifty-one drivers have been given the opportunity to drive an F1 car

GP2 Series

2011-07-25 - Pirelli GP2With last week’s announcement of Vitaly Petrov joining the Caterham F1 Team, the number of GP2 graduates racing in Formula One for the 2012 season comes up to 12, representing half of the current grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Marcus Ericsson leads the way in Barcelona‏

iSport ace set the pace on Day 1 of second post-season test

GP2 - Barcelona - iSport International - Marcus EricssonGP2 - Barcelona  - iSport International- Tom DillmannThe final 2011 post-season testing opened today at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. For this two-day session the twenty-six drivers are running on 2012 Pirelli P Zero hard compounds and were greeted this morning by sunny skies as the pitlane opened.

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Jul 15

Pirelli to reward best GP3 graduates racing in 2011 GP2 Final‏

GP2 Series™ official partner to offer prize money to best GP3 graduates at Yas Marina Circuit

 GP2 SeriesAs announced by the Series organisers on Tuesday, after the 2011 GP2 Series™ current season concludes in Monza on September 10-11, Yas Marina Circuit will host a single event on November 12-13, called the 2011 GP2 Final which will take place alongside the penultimate Formula One™ Grand Prix of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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