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Jan 17

Ocean Racing Technology will not compete in the 2013 GP2 Championship

Ocean Racing Technology was established in late 2008

Ocean Racing Technology - Carlos Antunes TavaresOcean Racing Technology logoOcean Racing Technology, owned by OCEANATIONAL MOTOR SA and led by Tiago Monteiro and Jose Guedes, will not be taking part in the upcoming 2013 GP2 Championship season. After four seasons in the GP2 Series, three in GP2 Asia and a season in GP3, the Portuguese team made the decision following the lack of financial support that had been agreed upon with the Portuguese State and Parkalgar. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

GP2: Van der Garde surges to Singapore victory

Dutchman on top in final race of the season

GP2 - Van de Garde (Caterham Racing) Singapore Sprint RaceGP2 - Van der Garde, Ericsson & Leimer Singapore PodiumGiedo van der Garde gave his rivals a racing masterclass with a dominant win from lights to flag in this afternoon’s sprint race in Singapore, easily leading home Marcus Ericsson and Fabio Leimer in the last race of the 2012 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Chilton wins as Valsecchi is crowned champion

Briton on top step as Italian celebrates with his team

GP2 - Esteban Gutiérrez (Lotus GP), Max Chilton (Carlin) and Fabio Leimer (Racing Engineering)GP2 - Davide Valsecchi (DAMS) 2012 GP2 Series ChampionMax Chilton has claimed his second win of the season in hot and humid conditions in this afternoon’s feature race in Singapore, leading home Esteban Gutiérrez and Fabio Leimer, while Davide Valsecchi wrapped up the championship by running home just ahead of his title rival Luiz Razia in fourth and fifth positions. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Filippi blazes to Singapore pole (updated)

Italian shines in qualifying session

GP2 SeriesGP2 - Luca Filippi (Scuderia Coloni)Luca Filippi lit up the Singapore circuit with his run to pole in this evening’s qualifying session in Singapore, claiming the top spot in the Series’ first ever night run in a red flag shortened session ahead of Max Chilton and Esteban Gutiérrez. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Gutiérrez tops wet free practice

Mexican leads the way in Singapore

GP2 Series

GP2 - Esteban Gutiérrez (Lotus GP)Esteban Gutiérrez has started his weekend in fine style by taking the top spot in this afternoon’s rain affected free practice session in Singapore, leading the way as the circuit started to dry in the closing minutes ahead of Fabio Leimer and Stefano Coletti. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

2012 Season Round 12 Preview – Singapore

Title decider!

GP2 Series

GP2 - Davide Valsecchi (DAMS) and Luiz Razia (Arden International)Two weeks ago, Monza was truly an Italian fest with Luca Filippi winning on his comeback drive and Davide Valsecchi savouring another victory whilst pocketing more valuable points, with his sole title rival Luiz Razia failing to score. The DAMS driver now enjoys a twenty-five point lead over the Brazilian as the paddock flies to its last event of the 2012 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

GP2: Valsecchi back on top in Monza sprint

Second local win for the weekend

GP2 - Fabio Leimer (Racing Engineering), Davide Valsecchi (DAMS), Jolyon Palmer (iSport International)GP2 - Davide Valsecchi (DAMS)David Valsecchi kept his countrymen smiling by claiming the second Italian win of the weekend with a commanding drive in this morning’s sprint race in Monza, controlling the pace and his rivals to ease home ahead of Fabio Leimer and Jolyon Palmer.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

Filippi back to the top for home victory

Local driver claims feature win in Monza

GP2 Series

GP2 - Luca Filippi (Scuderia Coloni)Luca Filippi has claimed a dominant win on his return to the series with a strong start and some judicious overtaking at his home circuit to take the chequered flag in this afternoon’s feature race in Monza, ahead of Johnny Cecotto and Marcus Ericsson. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Chilton powers to pole in Monza

Briton stays on top in qualifying

GP2 SeriesGP2 - Max Chilton (Carlin)Max Chilton maintained his Free Practice pace to clinch his second pole position of the season with a late surge in this afternoon’s qualifying session in Monza, storming to the top spot ahead of Giedo van der Garde and Johnny Cecotto.

Sep 07

Chilton sets the pace in Monza

Briton on top in free practice

GP2 SeriesGP2 - Max Chilton (Carlin)Max Chilton has opened his weekend in fine style by setting the pace in this morning’s free practice session in Monza, leading from the front as he put himself at the top of the timesheets for most of the session and finishing four tenths ahead of Felipe Nasr and Luca Filippi.

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Sep 06

GP2 Series round 11 preview: Monza, Italy

The title race is on!

GP2 SeriesGP2 - MonzaLast week in Spa, the tenth round of the 2012 GP2 Series™ season was not short of action and drama. It was a weekend of firsts: Rio Haryanto surprised the rest of the field and stormed to a maiden pole position. On the Saturday, it was Marcus Ericsson’s turn to shine as he pocketed his first win of the season whilst on the following day Josef Kral finally enjoyed a maiden GP2 victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

GP2: Kral cruises to Spa sprint victory (updated)

Czech picks up maiden win with dominant drive

GP2 - Felipe Nasr (DAMS), Josef Kral (Barwa Addax Team), James Calado (Lotus GP)GP2 - Josef KRal (Barwa Addax TEam)Josef Kral has claimed his maiden GP2 victory with a storming start and mature drive to claim the win in this morning’s sprint race in Spa Francorchamps, winning by five seconds from Felipe Nasr, who stole second from James Calado at the final corner. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

GP2: Ericsson wins dramatic Spa feature

Swede cruises in incident packed race

GP2 - James Calado (Lotus GP), Marcus Ericsson (iSport International), Davide Valsecchi (DAMS)GP2 - Marcus Ericsson (iSport International)Marcus Ericsson dominated his rivals with a mature display of speed and guile and staying out of trouble in an eventful afternoon on track to roll home 11.5 seconds ahead of James Calado and Davide Valsecchi. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Haryanto sails to pole in Spa

Indonesian on top in wet qualifying 

GP2 SeriesGP2 - Rio Haryanto (Carlin)

Rio Haryanto has grabbed his maiden GP2 pole position in treacherous conditions to top a very wet qualifying session this afternoon in Spa Francorchamps, setting the pace throughout to lead home Lotus teammates James Calado and Esteban Gutiérrez. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Leimer on top in soaking Spa practice

Swiss driver leads the way in the wet

GP2 Series

GP2 - Fabio Leimer (Racing Engineering)Fabio Leimer has got the season restarted in fine style by claiming the top spot in this morning’s very wet free practice session at Spa Francorchamps, ignoring the miserable conditions to lead home Nigel Melker and Johnny Cecotto by almost a second in a red flag affected session.

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Aug 30

GP2 Series round 10 preview: Spa-Francorchamps

Flat out!

GP2 Series

GP2 - Spa-FrancorchampsFour weeks ago, a man added his name to this year’s winner list in Budapest: Max Chilton dominated the rest of the field from qualifying to Feature Race and savoured his and Carlin’s maiden GP2 win.

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Aug 08

Carlos Antunes Tavares visits Ocean Racing Technology headquarters

It is certainly a beautiful Lusitanian achievement and it makes us very proud to be Portuguese!”

Ocean Racing Technology - Carlos Antunes TavaresOcean Racing Technology logoAt the invitation of Tiago Monteiro and José Guedes, the Vice President of Renault, Carlos Antunes Tavares, paid a private visit to the Portuguese team’s facilities in Valongo, Oceanational Motor SA. The Ocean Racing Technology team takes part in the GP2 and GP3 Championship Series, both of which feed into the FIA Formula One World Championship.

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Jul 29

GP2: Gutiérrez rockets to sprint victory

Mexican claims third win of the season

GP2 - Nathanaël Berthon (Racing Engineering), Esteban Gutiérrez (Lotus GP), Luiz Razia (Arden International)GP2 - Esteban Gutiérrez (Lotus GP)Esteban Gutiérrez dominated this morning’s sprint race in Budapest with a storming drive from pole, leading from lights to flag to claim his third victory of the season and put himself on the top step of the podium ahead of Nathanaël Berthon and series leader Luiz Razia.

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Jul 29

GP3: Felix Da Costa records double win in Budapest thriller

Carlin’s Antonio Felix Da Costa becomes first driver in GP3 history to claim double victory

GP3 - Antonio Felix Da Costa (Carlin) Budapest Race 2 2012GP3 - Felix Da Costa, Niederhauser & Pal Kiss. Budapest Race 2 2012This is one weekend Portuguese driver Antonio Felix Da Costa won’t forget in hurry. After winning Race 1 yesterday, the Carlin driver started from eighth on the grid in a race dominated by strategy. He fought his way impressively through the field in the latter stages to produce a magical win, becoming the first driver in GP3 history to achieve a double victory during the race weekend. Patric Niederhauser (Jenzer Motorsport) and Tamas Pal Kiss (Atech CRS GP) finished second and third.

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Jul 28

GP3: Felix Da Costa rockets to Budapest victory

Carlin’s Antonio Felix Da Costa wins in style at the Hungaroring 

GP3 - Felix Da Costa, Abt & Evans. Budapest Race 1 2012GP3 - Antionio Felix Da Costa Race 1 Winner. Budapest 2012The smile couldn’t be bigger on Antonio Felix Da Costa’s face. After starting from P2 on the grid, the Portuguese ace made the perfect getaway to claim the lead and set off into the distance to claim a very welcome 25 points, plus a further two for fastest lap. After the nightmare of two non-scores in Hockenheim for the Carlin driver, Hungary has been a happy hunting ground so far for Felix Da Costa. Daniel Abt (Lotus GP) and Mitch Evans (MW Arden) finished second and third.

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