Tag Archive: VIRTUOSI UK

Apr 20

Le Castellet, race-2: Kevin Giovesi (Eurotech) scores maiden win in Auto GP

The next challenge will be at the Hungaroring in two weeks

Auto GP logo It’s been a weekend full of first-time experiences at Le Castellet for the second round of the 2014 Auto GP.

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Apr 19

Le Castellet, race-1: Tamas Pal Kiss (Zele Racing) scores maiden Auto GP win

Race 2 will go underway tomorrow at 15:10

Auto GP - Zele Racing - Tamas Pal Kiss Driving for Zele Racing, Tamas Pal Kiss scored his maiden Auto GP win today at Le Castellet in Race 1 of the Auto GP weekend at the French venue.

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Apr 19

Le Castellet, qualifying: Kevin Giovesi (Eurotech) hands second straight pole

Race 1 will be start at 14:05 and will be broadcasted live by Eurosport

Auto GP - Kevin Giovesi - EurotecKevin Giovesi, driving for the Eurotech team, scored his second pole position of the year in the second round of the 2014 Auto GP championship at Le Castellet.

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Apr 18

Le Castellet, practice 1: Sam Dejonghe (Virtuosi UK) sets fastest lap time

Kuroda in last minute Auto GP call up

Auto GP logoSame Dejonghe (Virtuosi UK) set the fastest laptime of the day in 1’17”956 at the end of the first session of free practice at Le Castellet.

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Jan 22

Andrea Roda extends Virtuosi UK deal for Auto GP 2014

Andrea Roda is the first driver to announce his entry for the 2014 Auto GP season.

Auto GP - Andrea Roda The Italian racer, born on the 11th of April, 1990 in Como, has confirmed his trust in the series, promoted by Enzo Coloni, and in the Virtuosi UK team. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

Onofrio Tirasi to drive for Virtuosi UK at Jerez test

“It’s a pleasure to welcome a talented driver like Onofrio” -Andy Roche

Auto GP - Virtuosi UK Team Virtuosi UK reached an agreement to line-up American Onofrio Triarsi in the upcoming 2-day Auto GP test set at Jerez de la Frontera.

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Oct 24

Virtuosi UK will field a 2-car line-up in the upcoming Auto GP test set to take place next week at Jerez

 

Virtuosi UK lines-up at Jerez with Liam Venter and Tamas Pal Kiss

Auto GP - Virtuosi UKThe British-based squad, which fielded Italian rookie Andrea Roda and experienced Russian Max Snegirev, continued on the same note in terms of criteria for their new drivers.

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Jan 22

Virtuosi UK signs Andrea Roda

Andrea Roda is the first confirmed driver for the 2013 Auto GP

Auto GP logoAuto GP - Andrea RodaThe Como-based 22-year-old racer signed with Virtuosi UK and will join the series’ grid from the opening round of the season, scheduled for the next 24th of March. The team, managed by Andy Roche, had lined-up Andrea during the collective test at Barcelona, displaying great control skills and improving his laptimes throughout his maiden runs on the 540-horsepower machinery. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

iSport announce line up for two day test at Barcelona

“It is always interesting when you have new drivers in the team” – Paul Jackson

Jolyon PalmerPal VarhaugNext week will see Jolyon Palmer return to the team along with Pal Varhaug and Facu Regalia, for the GP2 post-season two-day test session taking place in Barcelona next week on the 30th/31st. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Eurosport to feature 2012 season review on Tuesday

Tune on Eurosport International tomorrow at 23.15 CET

Auto GP logoWhile the Auto GP staff is defining the last details before announcing the full 2013 programme, the spotlights are still on the exciting season that ended in Sonoma.

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Sep 23

Sirotkin triumphs in Sonoma season finale

Sergey Sirotkin became the last winner of the 2012 Auto GP season in Sonoma

Auto GP - Sonoma - Euronova Racing - Sergey SirotkinAuto GP World SeriesThe Russian driver of Euronova Racing was the first to cross the line in Sunday’s Race 2 after a race that saw him as the undisputed leader. After that the early part was led by reverse poleman Antonio Spavone and saw the Safety-Car deployed to remove Sakurai’s car (the Japanese driver stalled on the grid due to a clutch issue), Sirotkin effectively took the lead from lap 5 on, when a lightning quick pit-stop from the Euronova crew and a very fast out lap allowed him to climb from P3 to the lead. From then on, the driver from Russia lapped steadily in the low 1’28” range, a pace that nobody but Quaife-Hobbs could match. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

Sonoma, Race 1: the drivers’ quotes

What they said after the race

Auto GP World SeriesAuto GP - Sonoma - Pal VarhaugThe first ever Auto GP race on US soil in Sonoma saw Pål Varhaug lead the whole race to clinch a well deserved win, ahead of Daniel de Jong and Sergey Sirotkin.

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Sep 22

Varhaug takes Sonoma Race 1 win

Pål Varhaug and Virtuosi UK made history today winning the first ever Auto GP race on USA soil

Auto GP World SeriesAuto GP - Sonoma - Pål Varhaug podiumThe Norwegian driver crossed the line with a 1”481 gap on second placed Daniel de Jong and three full seconds on 3rd placed Sergey Sirotkin after a race that was deeply influenced by an eventful start. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Quaife-Hobbs claims sixth pole in Sonoma

The recently-crowned champion edged the pack by more than four tenths

Auto GP World SeriesAuto GP - Sonoma - Adrian Quaife-HobbsAdrian Quaife-Hobbs and SuperNova Racing showed that they still are the package to beat in Auto GP claiming pole after an hard-fought Qualifying session in Sonoma. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Sirotkin sets the pace in Sonoma Free Practice 2

Sirotkin keeps setting the pace in Sonoma

Auto GP World SeriesAuto GP - Sonoma - Euronova Racing - Sergey SirotkinThe Russian youngster of Euronova topped the sheets again in Free Practice 2, closing the session ahead of Adrian Quaife-Hobbs with a 1’27”808, the quickest time of the day on the Californian track. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Sirotkin tops Free Practice 1 in Sonoma

Sergey Sirotkin topped the sheets of the first Auto GP practice in Sonoma

Auto GP World SeriesAuto GP - Sonoma - Sergey SIROTKINThe Russian driver of Euronova was in the top three for the whole session and with just a few minutes to go he posted a 1’27”882 that was enough to edge championship winner Adrian Quaife-Hobbs by one tenth. “There’s much more to come – Sergey said – I had very old tyres and the track is still dirty. In order to do that laptime I took some risks, I don’t know about the others. Anyway, I really like the track; it’s a bit bumpy but it’s thrilling with all those blind corners”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Quaife-Hobbs wins the title, Pizzonia takes Race 2 (updated)

Quaife-Hobbs’ crash was a dramatic turn of events

Auto GP logoAuto GP - Antonio PizzoniaAdrian Quaife-Hobbs became the third Auto GP champion today in Curitiba, following in the footsteps of previous title winners Romain Grosjean and Kevin Ceccon.

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Jul 21

Pizzonia pips Varhaug to Curitiba Race 1 win (updated)

The Brazilian driver made a slingshot getaway from P3
Curitiba, Race 1: the drivers’ quotes

Auto GP - Antonio PizzoniaAuto GP logoAntonio Pizzonia completed his dream comeback in the single-seater scenario with a dominating flag to flag win in the first race of the Curitiba Auto GP weekend.

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Jul 20

Quaife-Hobbs edges Van der Drift in Curitiba Qualifying

Adrian Quaife-Hobbs took the fifth pole of his Auto GP season.

Auto GP logoAuto GP - Adrian Quaife-HobbsThe championship leader, who has a chance to seal the title already this weekend in Curitiba, made a further step in the right direction by taking the extra point for pole after a fight with Chris Van der Drift, Antonio Pizzonia and Pål Varhaug.

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Jul 20

Curitiba, Practice 2: Quaife-Hobbs keeps the lead

Adrian Quaife-Hobbs topped the sheets again in the second Free Practice of the Curitiba Auto GP weekend.

Auto GP logoAuto GP - Adrian QUAIFE-HOBBS Supernova InternationalThe british driver of SuperNova closed the session with a 1’12”630 that improved his morning time by one tenth, and egded home racer Antonio Pizzonia by just 0”2.

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