Category Archive: Auto GP – A1GP

Oct 19

Estoril, Race 2: Shinya Michimi (Euronova) takes maiden Auto GP win.

Super Nova secures Teams’ title

Auto GP logo The 2014 Auto GP championship provided its last few verdicts today at Estoril. Super Nova managed to secure the Teams’ championship as they eventually succeeded in keeping Virtuosi UK at bay in Race 2.

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Oct 19

Estoril, Race 1: Tamas Pal Kiss (Virtuosi UK) wins and clinches runner-up spot

Tamas Pal Kiss, driving for Virtuosi UK, cruised to a flag-to-flag win today at Estoril, in Race 1 of the Auto GP 2014 finale.

Auto GP logo The Hungarian racer, who had also scored two points yesterday by taking the pole, mathematically clinched second place in standings. In addition to that, Virtuosi UK was able to reduce its gap from Super Nova in the team’s standings to just 7 points also thanks to a 5th place by Andrea Roda.

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Oct 18

Estoril, qualifying: Pal Kiss scores maiden pole

Tamas Pal Kiss scored the fastest lap of the day at Estoril in qualifying for the final round of the 2014 Auto GP championship.

Auto GP logo The Hungarian racer, fielded by Virtuosi UK, logged a personal best laptime of 1’28″759 to take his maiden pole position, which was also the first for the British squad. Thanks to today’s results they were able to tally one more point in their chase for the teams’ championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Estoril, Practice: Pal Kiss starts well in Portugal

The final round of the AutoGP weekend at Estoril started with a great laptime by Tamas Pal Kiss (Virtuosi UK).

Auto GP logo The Hungarian stopped the clocks in 1:42.601, edging the SuperNova duo of Markus Pommer and Vittorio Ghirelli by 0.7s. The Zele Racing stable followed in fourth and fifth: returning former F1 star Antonio Pizzonia was able to top his rookie team-mate, Angolan Luis Sa Silva.

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Oct 17

Auto GP set for 2014 season finale at Estoril

The closing round of the 2014 Auto GP championship is ready to kick-off on the Portuguese Estoril racetrack.

Auto GP logo With the title already in the pockets of Kimiya Sato, most of the attention is dedicated to the fight for the team’s title. Super Nova is leading the charts with 295 points thanks to the wins by Markus Pommer and Michela Cerruti, although the female racer won’t be on-track due to a back injury.

 

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Oct 17

Ghirelli to replace Cerruti in Estoril

Vittorio Ghirelli will be back racing in Auto GP at Estoril

Auto GP logo The series’ 2013 Champion will be entering the upcoming Portuguese round with Super Nova, the same team he worked with in his championship-winning run last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Antonio Pizzonia back to Auto GP in Estoril

Antonio Pizzonia will make a great return to Auto GP this weekend.

Auto GP logo The Brazilian, who endured a successful F1 stint in the 2000’s, will be back behind the wheel of an Auto GP car for the upcoming round at Estoril. Pizzonia made his Auto GP debut in 2012, entering the rounds at Curitba and Sonoma and cruising to victory straight away.

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Oct 15

Michela Cerruti forced to miss final Auto GP round

“I’m deeply saddened for not being able to enter the Estoril race with Super Nov” – Michela Cerruti

Auto GP - Michela Cerruti  (3) Michela Cerruti is unable to contest the final Auto GP round at Estoril this weekend, having suffered a recurrence of a back injury that was already aggravated following the Imola event earlier this year. Doctors have informed her that a small operation is necessary to fix the issue and strongly advised against taking any risks this weekend to worsen the injury. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Shinya Michimi confirmed for Estoril

“Shinya impressed everyone earlier this year.” – Vincenzo Sospiri

euronova-racing Euronova Racing is pleased to confirm that Shinya Michimi will return to the Auto GP Championship for the final round at Estoril this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

Auto GP to star at Motor Show

Eight powerful Auto GP cars will run in front of the large and competent crowd of the Emilian event.

Auto GP logo While preparations for the last round of the 2014 season at Estoril are underway, with the event set to kick-off in about ten days, Auto GP is proud to announce that the series will be part of the Motor Show program in Bologna.

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Oct 02

Four Auto GP teams get back on track for testing

More action went on in Italy

Auto GP logo While waiting for the final round of the 2014 championship at Estoril, four Auto GP teams lined-up this week to prepare for the finale in two test session.

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Sep 30

Luis Sa Silva to line-up with Zele Racing at Estoril

There will be a new face on the Auto GP grid for the final round of the 2014 season at Estoril.

Lining-up at the Portuguese circuit will be Angolan Luis Sa Silva, who will be behind the wheel of a Zele Racing car. Born on the 23rd of Agust, 1990, Sa Silva has been a part of the GP3 Series field in the last few season and will be at his first time behind the wheel of a 550-horsepower open wheel car like the Auto GP one. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

Kimiya Sato tops 2014 winnings list

The situation behind the Japanese is still very open for the runner-up spot

Auto GP logo The 2014 Auto GP championship has already been the first series at world level to assign its title, as Japanese Kimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) mathematically secured the crown in the previous round at Nurburgring.

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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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