Tag Archive: Stefano Coletti
RUSSIAN TIME driver takes fifth victory of the season
Sam Bird kept the pressure on Series leader Fabio Leimer scoring another win through a display of mature driving to take a lights to flag victory in today’s sprint race at the Marina Bay circuit. The Briton headed Marcus Ericsson and Leimer.
Briton denies teammate Nasr victory
Jolyon Palmer did not make his life easy today at Marina Bay: a slow start from pole position meant he had to fight his way back to the lead, and fight he did!
Briton leads Carlin front row in Singapore
Jolyon Palmer picked up where he left off earlier today: the Brit dominated an eventful and tricky qualifying session at Marina Bay with a blazing laptime of 1:53.600.
Carlin driver quickest at Marina Bay in opening session
Jolyon Palmer wasted no time to put pressure on his rivals: the Brit set the best laptime in today’s free practice in Singapore in 1:55.912, two tenths faster than Series leader Fabio Leimer. Marcus Ericsson finished third.
The title heat is on!
The GP2 paddock has said its farewell to Europe in style: two weeks ago, in Monza, Fabio Leimer grabbed a third feature race win this season which combined his stellar consistency throughout the year and propelled him to the top spot of the standings, six points ahead of Sam Bird.
Brit storms to GP2 sprint win
Adrian Quaife-Hobbs gave his rivals a driving lesson with a mature, aggressive drive to lead from lights to flag in changing conditions at this morning’s sprint race in Monza, dictating terms all race long to win by almost two seconds from Alexander Rossi and Julian Leal.
Swiss driver claims championship lead
Fabio Leimer has grabbed his third feature race win of the season with a storming drive in scorching conditions this afternoon in Monza, stealing a march at the start to lead his rivals all race long, apart from the pitstop window, for victory ahead of Sam Bird and Tom Dillmann and, with it, the championship lead.
Briton bags second top spot of season
Sam Bird has picked up in Monza where he left off in Spa, claiming his second consecutive pole position in a dramatic qualifying session this afternoon where all of the championship contenders were in the mix right up to the end, as the Briton grabbed the top spot by just 0.034 seconds from Fabio Leimer and Jolyon Palmer.
Briton fastest in free practice
Jolyon Palmer set a benchmark for his rivals with a scorching late lap to claim the top spot in this morning’s free practice session in Monza, although it was tight at the top: the Briton’s best lap of 1:32.120 was just 0.003 ahead of Fabio Leimer and two tenths to the good over Sam Bird.
The edge of glory
With only three rounds left in the season, the title race has become a frenzied fight between five hungry men: Series leader Stefano Coletti who has enjoyed a perfect start of the year leaving almost nothing but crumbs to the rest of the field has had a very challenging second half of the season.
Briton holds off Leal for first win of 2013
James Calado claimed his first win of the season from pole position in this morning’s sprint race at Spa-Francorchamps, but he didn’t have it all his own way: the Englishman built up an early lead before Julian Leal came back at his rival, pushing him all the way to the flag with Adrian Quaife-Hobbs right behind the pair.
Briton on top as title rivals crumble
Sam Bird has claimed a dominant victory as his title rivals fell away in dry but overcast conditions, easily dispatching the competition as he picked up his fourth win of the season in this afternoon’s feature race at Spa-Francorchamps ahead of Marcus Ericsson and Alexander Rossi.
RUSSIAN TIME driver quickest in qualifying
Sam Bird is a happy man: the Brit was quickest in today’s qualification in Spa pocketing his first pole position of the season with a laptime of 1:56.957 set in the first ten minutes of the session. Fabio Leimer and James Calado completed the top 3.
Monegasque driver back on top in free practice
GP2 Series leader Stefano Coletti set the quickest laptime of today’s free practice session in Spa-Francorchamps.
The story so far
GP2 Series™ is back to business this weekend after a four week break during which everyone recharged their batteries in order to get ready for one of the biggest challenges of the season: Spa- Francorchamps.
Frenchman leads from lights to flag
Nathanaël Berthon has claimed his maiden GP2 victory in fine style, leading his rivals from pole to flag with a mature drive to win this morning’s sprint race in Budapest by over two seconds from Mitch Evans and Fabio Leimer.
Briton powers to feature win
If fortune favours the brave, Jolyon Palmer showed his courage with a gamble on tyres which paid off handsomely: the Briton made a great start and stayed out on medium tyres while those ahead of him had to stop early, before driving a clean, aggressive second half of the race to claim victory in today’s feature race in Budapest ahead of Marcus Ericsson and Felipe Nasr.
RUSSIAN TIME lock out front row in Budapest
Tom Dillmann is a happy boy today: the Frenchman bagged his first ever GP2 pole position in today’s qualifying session at the Hungaroring with a laptime of 1:28.219, a hair’s breadth ahead of teammate Sam Bird. Fabio Leimer took third.
RUSSIAN TIME ace quickest in free practice at Hungaroring
Title contender Sam Bird had the perfect start to his GP2 race weekend setting the fastest laptime of this morning’s Free Practice session at the Hungaroring with a laptime of 1:29.408.
The story so far
After a three week break, the action resumes for the GP2 paddock this weekend in Budapest, Hungary.
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