The fourth round of the 2013 GP2 Series™ will take place in Monaco this week
Leimer controls Sakhir action-packed Feature Race
Fabio Leimer continues to impress at the Bahrain International Circuit: in today’s feature race, the Swiss ace took the win from pole position thanks to a strong drive and a good strategy. Series rival Stefano Coletti finished second ahead of rookie Alexander Rossi.
Racing Engineering driver stuns the rest of the field in qualifying session
Fabio Leimer has once again proclaimed himself as the man to beat this weekend as he dominated today’s qualifying session at Bahrain International Circuit. The Swiss driver set an impressive laptime of 1:39.427, nine tenths clear of Marcus Ericsson. Felipe Nasr finished third.
Racing Engineering driver sets quickest laptime in morning session
Fabio Leimer means business: the Swiss driver lost no time impressing the rest of the field after he set the pace in this morning’s free practice at Bahrain International Circuit in a laptime of 1:41.361, one second quicker than his closest rival Sam Bird.
“This win is reward for all the work we’ve been doing with the team since I came into Formula Renault 3.5 Series” – Antonio Felix da Costa
Antonio Felix da Costa (Arden Caterham) has been in impressive form since breaking into Formula Renault 3.5 Series, and the Portuguese served further notice of his talent on Saturday, making a late dart past Sam Bird (ISR) to snatch his third win of the season. Having made a perfect start, the Briton had to settle for second, while Robin Frijns (Fortec Motorsports) took third to move into the points lead, ahead of Jules Bianchi (Tech 1 Racing), who suffered a last-lap mishap.
Jules Bianchi was in a class of his own
“I was handed the win after Kevin Magnussen retired” – Antonio Felix da Costa
Having driven a superb race, Kevin Magnussen (Carlin) seemed on course to claim his second win of the season in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series. However, on the final lap, the Dane was forced to stop his car following a gearbox oil leak.
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