Tag Archive: Mitch Evans

Apr 06

GP2: Palmer sprints to Sakhir victory (updated)

Briton wins to grab early title lead
GP2 - DAMS - Jolyon Palmer Jolyon Palmer has topped a dominant weekend in Bahrain with victory in this morning’s sprint race: the win, along with pole position, a podium and fastest lap yesterday allowed the Briton to head home with the lead in the 2014 GP2 Series championship after standing on the top step between Simon Trummer and Julian Leal. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Stoffel Vandoorne shines in Sakhir

ART Grand Prix rookie takes maiden GP2 win on Series debut
GP2 - ART Grand Prix - Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren protégé Stoffel Vandoorne made a stellar GP2 debut today at Bahrain International Circuit: he led the majority of his first race from lights to flag in a display of mature and calm driving.

Apr 04

Palmer flies to Sakhir pole

DAMS driver snatches first pole position of the 2014 season 

GP2 - DAMS - Jolyon PalmerJolyon Palmer has started his 2014 GP2 Series campaign in the best possible way: the Briton snatched this season’s first pole position in a blazing 1:38.865 in a tricky session that saw a red flag period.

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Apr 04

Evans leads the way in Round 1 free practice

RT RUSSIAN TIME driver quickest in Sakhir

GP2 - RT RUSSIAN TIME - Mitch Evans The tenth season of the GP2 Series opened today at Bahrain International Circuit in windy conditions on a dirty track. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

2014 GP2 Series Round 1 Preview – Sakhir, Bahrain

The stakes

GP2 Series Class of 2014 It was on April 23rd 2005 in Imola that the world met with GP2, a new category with the ambition to become the strongest feeder Series to F1.

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Mar 21

Jon Lancaster ends pre-season testing on top (updated²)

Briton quickest on final day at Bahrain International Circuit
GP2 - MP Motorsport - Jon Lancaster The final day of pre-season test session opened today at Bahrain International Circuit once again in overcast conditions.

Mar 20

Rio Haryanto quickest on Day 2

Indonesian driver sets fastest laptime at Bahrain International Circuit

GP2 - Caterham EQ8 - Rio Haryanto The second day of testing at Bahrain International Circuit opened this morning under overcast skies and in cooler temperatures.

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Mar 19

Alexander Rossi leads the way in Sakhir

American driver quickest in Day 1 at Bahrain International Circuit

GP2, EQ8 Caterham Racing, Alexander Rossi The final GP2 Series pre-season test session opened today at Bahrain International Circuit on a dirty track. There was one change in the drivers’ entry list compared to last week as Vittorio Ghirelli joined Trident in car 22.

Mar 13

Jon Lancaster tops final day at Yas Marina (updated)

Briton quickest in morning session
GP2, MP Motorsport, Jon LancasterThe final day of pre-season testing at Yas Marina Circuit was delayed by twenty minutes for gantry repairs at Turn 13.

Mar 12

Jolyon Palmer quickest again at Yas Marina

Briton fastest overall on Day 2 in Abu Dhabi
GP2, Dams, Jolyon Palmer fenceThe second day of GP2 Series pre-season testing opened at Yas Marina Circuit this morning with Rio Haryanto setting the early pace just before a first red flag period after Stoffel Vandoorne clipped the barrier at Turn 19 and stopped on track.

Mar 11

Jolyon Palmer tops Day 1 at Yas Marina (updated)

DAMS driver quickest on first day of pre-season testing in Abu Dhabi
GP2, Dams, Jolyon PalmerThe 2014 GP2 Series has officially started today at Yas Marina Circuit with the opening of the first of two three day test sessions.

Mar 10

GP2 Series back in action at Yas Marina

First three-day pre-season test session opens tomorrow in Abu Dhabi

GP2 Series

The 2014 GP2 Series officially kicks off tomorrow with the first test session of the year at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.

Nov 11

2012 GP3 Champion Mitch Evans completes aero and tyre tests in GP3 development car

GP3 Series conduct development tests for 2014 in Abu Dhabi

GP3 - Didier Perrin & Mitch EvansFollowing the GP3 Series finale in Abu Dhabi, the focus was already on the 2014 season with the GP3 development car in action at the Yas Marina Circuit.

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Nov 07

Stoffel Vandoorne dominates GP2 test Day 3

Belgium driver quickest of post-season testing in 1:48.657 at Yas Marina Circuit

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (DAMS) actionThe final day of post season testing took place today at Yas Marina Circuit with a slightly changed field, some drivers who have been testing on the previous days moving to new teams whilst new drivers joined the action. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

Marciello Raffaele tops Day 1 of GP2 post-season testing

Trident rookie quickest at Yas Marina Circuit

GP2 - Raffaele Marciello (Trident Racing)F3 European champion Marciello Raffaele impressed on his first GP2 outing: the Italian set the best laptime of the day at the wheel of the Trident Racing car in a 1:49.811 in the evening session at Yas Marina Circuit.

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Nov 03

Racing Engineering to run six drivers at the Abu Dhabi post-season test this week

Racing Engineering will be giving six drivers the opportunity to drive their cars

GP2 - Fabio Leimer (Racing Engineering)Just two days after the last race of the 2013 GP2 Series all the teams are back in action in Abu Dhabi for the annual post-season test. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Calado scorches to GP2 sprint victory

Briton on top as RUSSIAN TIME win championship 

GP2 - James Calado (ART Grand Prix)James Calado dominated his rivals with a crushing display of speed and guile in sauna- like conditions to claim the final win of the season at today’s sprint race in Abu Dhabi ahead of Dani Clos and champion Fabio Leimer, while Sam Bird’s fourth place secured victory for his RUSSIAN TIME squad in the teams’ championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Rossi on top as Leimer crowned champion

American on top step, Swiss driver on top of world 

GP2 - Alexander Rossi (EQ8 Caterham Racing)Alexander Rossi converted yesterday’s pole to today’s win, but not without a fight: the American had to scrap his way back past Jolyon Palmer to take his maiden Series victory, but most eyes were trained on the fight behind them where Fabio Leimer lost a podium finish to Marcus Ericsson but had enough points in the bag to grab the 2013 GP2 Series title.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Rossi lights up Abu Dhabi qualifying

American grabs top spot in dramatic session

GP2 - Alexander Rossi (EQ8 Caterham Racing)Alexander Rossi has dominated this evening’s qualifying session in Abu Dhabi with an educational display of driving under lights to claim pole position from Sam Bird and Jolyon Palmer, leading for most of the session to annex the front of tomorrow afternoon’s feature race grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Leimer leads the way in GP2 free practice

Series leader fastest in Abu Dhabi

GP2 - Fabio Leimer (Racing Engineering)Fabio Leimer has started the final weekend of the 2013 GP2 Series in fine style after claiming the top spot in this morning’s free practice session at Yas Marina Circuit, stealing the spot in his final lap to head title rival Sam Bird and Dani Clos. Read the rest of this entry »

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