Category Archive: Auto GP – A1GP

Jun 25

Auto GP forced to suspend 2015 season

Auto GP is forced to temporarily suspend its championship due to the low number of participants

Auto GP logo As a consequence, the series will not be lining-up on the 27th and 28th of June at Circuit Paul Ricard. The organization wants to underline that the 2015 edition must not be considered over. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Facu Regalia joins Eurointernational for FIA F.3 European Championship round at Monza

The Argentinian driver ready to compete in the European Formula 3 Series, one of the most prestigious championships

Facu Regalia logo Facu Regalia approaches his second consecutive race weekend. After his double podium finish in the Auto GP Series at Silverstone, Argentina´s driver will take part in FIA F.· European Championship´s Round 4 to be held at Italy´s hallowed “Temple of Speed”, the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Sa Silva beats Regalia, Pizzonia to take maiden Auto GP win at Silverstone

 Auto GP Race 2 Silverstone

Luis Sa Silva, coming from Angola, won the second race of the Auto GP in Silverstone as the series lined-up alongside the Blancpain Endurance Series.

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May 23

Pizzonia beats poleman Regalia at Silverstone and boldens his championship lead

Standing behind him was “Facu” Regalia, who took off from the pole and suffered from clutch issues.

Antonio Pizzonia won the first race of the Auto GP weekend at Silverstone, in the round run jointly with the Blancpain championship.

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May 22

Qualifying: Regalia (FMS Racing) takes Silverstone pole from Pizzonia, Zlobin

Auto GP Qualifying Silverstone

Facundo Regalia grabbed the pole position in qualifying for the second round of the 2015 Auto GP Championship at Silverstone.

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May 22

Practice 2: Regalia (FMS Racing) surprises Pizzonia

The 23-year-old from Argentina eventually topped Brazilian Antonio Pizzonia

“Facu” Regalia was the fastest man on-track for Auto GP Practice 2 as Silverstone as the series continues with the second round of the season.

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May 22

Practice 1, Pizzonia (Zele Racing) leads from Sa Silva and Regalia

Auto GP Silverstone Practice 1 report

The second round of the Auto GP championship took-off today at Silverstone, on what is the most historical history of modern Formula 1.

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May 21

Zele wants to extend lead in Silverstone

The Austrian outfit currently tops the AutoGP driver and team standings

AutoGP - Zele Pizzonia Ungarn Following a merely perfect AutoGP season opener in Budapest – nummer 1 driver Antonio Pizzonia is leading the standings with P1 and P2 in the first two runs – Zele Racing is now heading for more in Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Facu Regalia aims for further success at Silverstone

Facu Regalia heads to Silverstone (Great Britain) for the second round of the Auto GP Series

Facu Regalia Second in the drivers´ championship in the Auto GP series, the Argentine driver of FMS Racing eyes new podium finishes at the British track, which is a circuit he knows well. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Ex-AutoGP champion will drive with Frenchman Bourgois for Zele Racing in the brand-new Renault RS01 Trophy

 Vittorio Ghirelli running for Zele in the RS01 Trophy

Zele Renault In 2015, Zele Racing will apart from AutoGP also start in the Renault RS01 Trophy and the Austrians have now confirmed former AutoGP champion Vittorio Ghirelli as their first ProDriver. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Race 2: Pizzonia (Zele) takes his revenge in front of phenomenal Pulcini (FMS)

The Zele Racing Brazilian got his Hungarian revenge

Auto GP logo

Antonio Pizzonia won the second race of the Auto GP championship at the Hungaroring, in a run made tougher by a rain shower that added further excitement to the latter stages.

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May 02

Race 1: Regalia (FMS) pips Pizzonia (Zele) on wet Hungaroring

Facundo Regalia is the first winner of the 2015 Auto GP championship.

Auto GP logoAs teams and drivers lined-up for a wet Race 1 at the Hungaroring, the 25-year-old from Argentina, driving for FMS Racing, narrowly beat former F1 racer Antonio Pizzonia (Zele Racing), who held the lead for most part of the day.

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May 01

Qualifying: Pizzonia (Zele) conquered the pole ahead of the FMS duet Regalia and Pulcini

For the first Auto GP Event Pizzonia (Zele) conquered the pole position at the Hungaroring.

Auto GP logoThe 34 yr old Brazilian was the quickest during Q2 with a pole time of 1’33”375. The ex Bmw – Williams F1 driver’s time was nearly half a second ahead of Facundo Regalia in P2, after the argentinian from FMS Racing had beaten the Brazilian in Q1.

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May 01

Free Practice 2: FMS still on top. Regalia confirms his pace ahead of the amazing debutant Pulcini

Free Practice 1: Regalia (FMS) takes top spot ahead of Cecotto (Virtuosi) and Pizzonia (Zele)

Auto GP logoFacu Regalia, the Argentinian proved to be the quickest again during Auto GP Free Practice 2 at the Hungaroring. Series returnee Facu Regalia, 23 yrs old from Argentina, was the quickest on track during the first Auto GP Free Practice session at the Hungaroring – The South american (FMS Racing) stopped the clock at 1’36”121 getting ahead of second placed driver Johnny Cecotto jr. Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

Auto GP: Budapest set to host opening round of 6th edition

The opening round of 2015 will be on at the Hungaroring, as a support race for the World Touring Car Championship

Auto GP logoAuto GP will be soon back on-track for its sixth season continuing an history that began in 2010 with Romain Grosjean as the inaugural champion.

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Apr 30

Auto GP to continue with own efforts after terminating ISRA partnership

The decision comes following to the absolute non-fulfillment by the Dutch promoter

Auto GP logoAuto GP announces the termination of their collaboration with ISRA, the company that promoted the FA1 championship during the “Acceleration” events last year.

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Apr 29

Cecotto jr. (Virtuosi UK), Pulcini (FMS Racing) join Auto GP at Budapest

The Auto GP roster is growing as two new names will be lining-up next weekend at Budapest.

Auto GP logoDriving for Virtuosi UK at the Hungaroring venue will be Johnny Cecotto Jr. The 25-year-old, Venezuelan, will be partnering Russian Nikita Zlobin. Another fresh new talent will be a 16-year-old Italian rookie, Leonardo Pulcini.

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Apr 27

FMS Racing announces Regalia as a first driver for Budapest

“I’m delighted to be back to an important series like Auto GP” – Facu Regalia

Auto GP logoFacu Regalia is the first driver to be announced by FMS Racing for the opening round of the 2015 Auto GP, scheduled for the coming weekend at Budapest.

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Apr 24

Zele Racing will field 3 cars at the AutoGP season opener in Budapest next week as Luis Sa Silva has rejoined the team

Sa Silva completes Zele Racing line-up

Auto GP logoThe 24-year-old Angolan, who finished runner-up for Zele Racing in last season’s closer at Estoril, will team up with Antonio Pizzonia and Andres Mendez.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

A former Formula 1 star will be headlining the roster for the 2015 Auto GP Season starting on the 2nd and 3rd of May at the Hungaroring

Pizzonia (Zele Racing), Von Grünigen (Paolo Coloni Racing) join 2015 Auto GP ranks

Auto GP logoManaus-born Brazilian Antonio Pizzonia will be back in the series thanks to a deal with Austrian squad Zele Racing. The 34-year-old ace had already raced with the same squad last year, and led the pack in the 2015 preseason test held at Vallelunga. Pizzonia won the 2000 British F.3 Championship before moving to F1 with Jaguar and BMW-Williams. He will form an all-South American duo with Colombian. Read the rest of this entry »

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