Category Archive: Auto GP – A1GP

Aug 17

Nurburgring, Race 2: Tamas Pal Kiss (Virtuosi) wins, Kimiya Sato (Euronova) clinches 2014 title

Kimiya Sato is the new Auto GP Champion

The Japanese driver, fielded by Euronova, took third place in Race 2 at the Nürburgring and finally clinched the 2014 title after leading the way from the early stages of the season. After ending the 2013 championship as a runner-up, Sato scored six wins, seven fastest laps, one pole positions and 10 podium finishes out of the 12 races he entered this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Nurburgring, Race 1: Kimiya Sato (Euronova) takes win in wild race

The top-3 was completed by Kevin Giovesi and by pole-sitter Markus Pommer

Kimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) captured his sixth win of the year today at the Nürburgring, in Race 1 of the seventh Auto GP round of 2014.

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Aug 15

Nurburgring, qualifying: Markus Pommer (Super Nova) scores home pole

The biggest surprise was the elimination of championship leader Kimiya Sato in Q1 

Markus Pommer (Super Nova) scored his fourth position of the season at the Nürburgring, as he tamed his home racetrack at the end of a wet Auto GP qualifying session at the German venue.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 15

Nurburgring, practice: Kevin Giovesi (FMS) takes an early lead

The seventh round of the 2014 Auto GP season got underway today at the Nürburgring.

Under a cloudy sky that also brought some rain on-track, the teams and drivers of the Coloni-promoted series lined-up for their opening practice session at the Eifel venue. In the end it was Kevin Giovesi (FMS) to cruise to the top end of the charts win 1’32″486.

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Aug 13

Auto GP ready to go back underway at the Nurburgring

The Nürburgring will host penultimate round of the 2014 Auto GP season.

Auto GP logoFor the second year in a row the series managed by Enzo Coloni returns at the historic German venue and it’s Kimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) to enter as the championship leader with 182 points.

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Aug 12

Markus Pommer: “I want to win at home”

The Auto GP championship will be back on-track this weekend at the Nurburgring.

A1GP - Markus Pommer - Super Nova The German round will be the seventh of the 2014 season and also the home one for Markus Pommer. Fielded by Super Nova International, Pommer has been one of the stars of the season so far and will try to fight back to victory in front of the German crowd.

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Jul 22

Zeltweg, race 2: Andrea Roda (Virtuosi UK) scores maiden Auto GP win

Zeltweg, race 1: Kimiya Sato (Euronova) fights his way to victory

Andrea Roda (Virtuosi UK) scored his maiden Auto GP win today at Zeltweg. The Como-based man, who started from the third row on the grid, quickly recovered ground at the start before moving into the lead during the pit-stops.

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Jul 19

Auto GP ready for historic debut in Zeltweg

The Coloni-promoted championship will be lining-up for the first time at the 4.326 km venue

Auto GP series Everything is set for the sixth round of the 2014 Auto GP series, scheduled for the coming weekend at the Austrian Zeltweg venue. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Imola, race 2: Michela Cerruti (Super Nova) scores historic win

The Auto GP championship celebrated an historic race 2 at Imola.

Auto GP - Michela Cerruti  (3) Italian female racer Michela Cerruti cruised to her maiden win in the Coloni-promoted series in a spectacular fashion. The 27-year-old from Milan scored the first open-wheel win for a female racer in the last 5 years, and the first with an high-power open-wheel car in the European modern era. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Imola, race 1: Kimiya Sato (Euronova) wins and extends championship lead

It’s been a winning comeback for Kimiya Sato (Euronova) in the fifth round of the 2014 AutoGP championship.

AutoGP - Kimiya Sato (Euronova The Japanese racer cruised to win Race 1 at Imola in a commanding fashion but also took advantage from a first-lap technical mishap happened to German pole-sitter Markus Pommer (Super Nova).

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Jun 28

Imola, qualifying: Markus Pommer (Super Nova) takes another pole position

Markus Pommer (Super Nova) scored his third pole position of the year in qualifying for this weekend’s Auto GP round at Imola.

A1GP - Markus Pommer - Super Nova For the quick German it’s also the third straight pole as he edged returning Euronova racer  Kimiya Sato by four tenths of a second. The Japanese has seen his points advantage go down a bit again as the pole handed two more points to his opponent.

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Jun 27

Imola, practice 2: Sato (Euronova) takes the lead

Kimiya Sato, driving for Euronova, set the fastest lap of the afternoon in the second Auto GP practice sessioni at Imola.

Auto GP logoThe championship-leading Japanese edged the pack with a lap of 1:32.349 with Markus Pommer in close pursuit for Supernova, 0.05s back. Kevin Giovesi (FMS) will try to regain the lead in terms of pole positions at he stands 2-2 with Pommer. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Markus Pommer (Super Nova) sets early pace in Auto GP Imola round

The second free practice will be taking place this afternoon, qualifying tomorrow

Auto GP - Super Nova - Markus Pommer German driver Markus Pommer set the fastest lap of the day so far in Imola in the opening Auto GP practice session at the Italian venue. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Auto GP returns to Imola this week-end

The fifth edition of the Auto GP championship has reached its half point.

Auto GP logoThe series, which runs powerful cars with Lola chassis and 550hp Zytek engines, will approach its fifth round of the season at Monza. Teams and drivers will face another prestigious stage where legendary, where Formula 1 battles went on.

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Jun 10

Salvatore De Plano to join Euronova Racing at Imola

Italian driver Salvatore De Plano will make his championship debut for Vincenzo Sospiri’s Euronova Racing

Auto GP - Salvatore De Plano The field for the upcoming Auto GP round at Imola is increasing, as the series approaches its second Italian round set for June 29th at Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari.

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Jun 01

Monza, race 2: Kevin Giovesi (Eurotech) and Andrea Roda (Virtuosi UK) ignite home crowd

Kevin Giovesi, driving for Eurotech, went from pole to win in Race 2 of the Auto GP round at Monza.

Auto GP - Monza podium The Italian, who started out front thanks to the reverse top-8 grid format, held the lead comfortably and managed to administrate his margin over Virtuosi UK’s Andrea Roda.

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May 31

Monza, race 1: Markus Pommer (Super Nova) goes from pole to victory

Markus Pommer went from pole to victory in Race 1 of the Auto GP weekend at Monza.

Auto GP - Supernove - Markus Pommer The German, driving for Super Nova, had set the fastest lap of the day yesterday and retained the spot at the start, successfully controlling his opponents until the checkered flag fell. In second place, Tamas Pal Kiss (Zele Racing) recovered well after a complicated qualifying session.

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May 30

Monza, qualifying: Markus Pommer (Super Nova) cruises to pole

Markus Pommer scored his second career Auto GP pole today at Monza.

Auto GP - Markus Pommer The Super Nova driver, who had made it to a breakthrough pole at Budapest, managed to do it all again in round 4 of the 2014 series, winning an exciting challenge with rookie Christofer von Grunigen.

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May 30

Monza, practice 2: Andrea Roda (Virtuosi UK) sights on pole

After leading Practice 1, Hungarian Tamas Pal Kiss finished sixth

Auto GP - Andrea Roda Andrea Roda, driving for Virtuosi UK, logged the fastest lap of practice 2 at Monza, in the fourth round of the 2014 Auto GP season.

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May 30

Monza, practice 1: Pal Kiss (Zele Racing) nips home favorites

The Hungarian logged a personal fastest lap of 1’37”059

Auto GP - Tamas Pal Kiss Tamas Pal Kiss got an early lead at Monza, in the opening Auto GP practice session for the first out of two Italian rounds of 2014.

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