Category Archive: GP2 Series, GP3 Series

Jan 19

ART Grand Prix 2017 GP3 Series line-up

The ART Grand Prix team is pleased to announce the signing of George Russel to their 2017 GP3 driver line up.

GP3 - George Russell (ART GP) AM session The 18 year old has an impressive racing resume which includes championship victories in karting before making his single seater debut in 2014, where he won the BRDC Formula 4 Championship. This victory paved the way for his first GP3 test in December of the same year. George also won the prestigious McLaren Autosport BRDC Award and a Formula One test with the Woking based squad.

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Jan 19

George Russell joins Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Junior Driver Programme

Rising British star becomes the latest talent selected by the Silver Arrows for racing support

 George Russell2016 proved a breakthrough year for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Junior Programme. Pascal Wehrlein shone in his first Formula One season with Manor Racing, posting a string of impressive qualifying performances to reach Q2 five times – in addition to clinching only the second ever points scoring finish for the team at the Austrian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Campos Racing adds Julien Falchero to GP3 driver line-up

Julien will make his debut in the F.1 feeder series with Campos Racing following a successful winter test programme

Campos Racing adds Julien Falchero to GP3 driver line-upCampos Racing are pleased to announce Frenchman Julien Falchero as their new driver for the 2017 season in the GP3 Series. Falchero, aged 19 and born in Valence (France), will enjoy his first season in the series and arrives to GP3 Series looking for success after spending two years in Formula Renault contesting the Eurocup 2.0, the Alps, and the NEC championships. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Trident is proud to announce that 21-year-old Swissman Kevin Joerg will be driving the team’s #9 car for the 2017 GP3 Series season

Trident Motorsport and Kevin Joerg together for the 2017 GP3 Series

Trident Motorsport and Kevin Joerg together for the 2017 GP3 Series Joerg will be at his second straight season in the series and is coming from a remarkable performance over the final stint of 2016, with a fourth place secured at Yas Marina. His debut dates back to the 2015 postseason, when he drove for Trident at Abu Dhabi in a valuable test session. The great feedback and memories from that test proved key for the completion of the agreement. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

Rookie Stroll talks ‘pressure’ ahead of F1 bow

“Of course there’s pressure, but it’s a good pressure. You need that pressure, without it, what are we doing here?”
Rookie Stroll talks ‘pressure’ ahead of F1 bowLance Stroll has played down the significance of his direct switch from the European Formula 3 Championship to Formula 1 with Williams this season, insisting he will benefit more from soaking up the ‘pressure’ of F1 than spending another season in the junior ranks. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 24

Come out and play!

Your chance to win some unique GP2 memorabilia signed by this season’s drivers

Come out and play!Enter the game zone and prove you are GP2 Series’ #1 fan! We have concocted the fun quiz below with some easy, but also some tricky questions. Answer all ten correctly and you could be the lucky winner of the 2016 GP2 Class Picture board which has been signed by most of our 2016 drivers, including the Top 3 of Pierre Gasly, Antonio Giovinazzi and Sergey Sirotkin.

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Dec 23

Win signed GP3 Series memorabilia!

Prove your GP3 knowledge…

Win signed memorabilia in our quiz!Have you got the winning formula? Think you know all there is to know about GP3? If so, PROVE it! Answer all ten questions correctly below and you could be the lucky winner of the GP3 Class Picture Board which has been signed by the large majority of 2016 drivers, including our Champion Charles Leclerc and his title rivals Alexander Albon and Antonio Fuoco. We also have 10 GP3 bracelets to give away to our super fans who make the grade by achieving 10 right answers!

Dec 22

Top of the class

An exclusive interview with PREMA Racing’s René Rosin

Top of the classWe sat down with PREMA Racing’s Team Principal René Rosin to discuss a stellar first season in GP2 Series for the Italian squad.

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Dec 22

Master ART-Class

ART Grand Prix’s Sébastien Philippe discusses their dominant season

Master ART-ClassWe catch up with ART Grand Prix’s Team Manager Sébastien Philippe to discuss yet another winning season for the French squad…
(Interview conducted ahead of season finale…)

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Dec 20

GP3 Champion conducts development test

Charles Leclerc at the wheel of development car

GP3 - Charles Leclerc (ART Grand Prix) portrait Following the conclusion of the GP3 season and post-season testing, newly crowned GP3 Series Champion Charles Leclerc continued his hard work, this time undertaking an important role in the development of the GP3 car for the upcoming 2017 season.

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Dec 16

Louis Delétraz completes Racing Engineering’s 2017 driver line-up

“GP2 is where I want to be in 2017 since after the strong season in Formula V8” – Delétraz 

Racing Engineering logo Racing Engineering are pleased to announce that Louis Delétraz will be driving alongside Gustav Malja for the 2017 GP2 Series, the 19-year-old Swiss will driving for the Spanish team for his first full season in GP2. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Gustav Malja to join Racing Engineering for the 2017 GP2 Series

The 21-year-old Swede will be driving for the Spanish team in his second full season in GP2

Racing Engineering logo Racing Engineering are pleased to announce that Gustav Malja will be joining the Racing Engineering team for the 2017 GP2 Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Racing Engineering complete three days of testing in Abu Dhabi with Louis Delétraz and Gustav Malja

Held over three days, each day comprised of two 2.5 hour sessions

Racing Engineering logo Just three days after the completion of the 2016 GP2 Series all the teams remained in Abu Dhabi to take part in the annual post-season testing.

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Dec 02

Latifi ends on top

DAMS driver fastest overall during three days GP2 test  
Latifi ends on top Nicholas Latifi concluded his GP2 season on top at Yas Marina Circuit: the Canadian driver from DAMS set the fastest overall laptime over the past three days of post-season testing with a 1:49.929. Johnny Cecotto (Rapax) and Jordan King (MP Motorsport) completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Russell fastest on Day 3 of Yas Marina GP3 Test

ART Grand Prix’s George Russell on top during final test day

GP3 - George Russell (ART GP) AM session George Russell (ART GP) posted the fastest time on Day 3 of testing. The Briton’s best laptime of 1:55.364 which was set in the morning was six tenths quicker than Trident’s Santino Ferrucci and Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi.

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Dec 02

King sets the morning GP2 pace

Briton quickest on Day 3 in opening session

King sets the morning paceJordan King set the fastest laptime in today’s morning session on the last day of post-season testing at Yas Marina Circuit. With a laptime of 1:49.880, the MP Motorsport driver lapped 0.523s quicker than Racing Engineering’s Louis Delétraz. Johnny Cecotto (Rapax) completed the top three.

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Dec 02

Russell leads the way in morning GP3 session

ART Grand Prix’s George Russell sets early pace at Yas Marina Circuit

Russell leads the way in morning sessionGeorge Russell (ART GP) posted the fastest time in the morning session on Day 3. The Briton’s best laptime of 1:55.364 was six tenths quicker than Trident’s Santino Ferrucci and Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi.

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Dec 01

Alexander Albon ends on top on Day 2

ART Grand Prix ace fastest overall at Yas Marina Circuit

GP2 - Alexander Albon (ART Grand Prix) Alexander Albon topped the second day of post-season testing at Yas Marina: at the wheel of an ART Grand Prix car, the Thai clocked in a laptime of 1:49.062. Raffaele Marciello and Charles Leclerc completed the top three.

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Dec 01

Lorandi fastest on Day 2

Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi posts best time in GP3 post-season test

GP3 - Alessio Lorandi (Jenzer Motorsport) Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi clocked the quickest time on day two of post-season testing. The Italian’s laptime of 1:55.734 was set in the afternoon. Finn and Red Bull protégé Niko Kari led the way in the morning session at the Yas Marina Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Kari tops morning GP3 session on Day 2

Arden International’s Niko Kari fastest

Kari tops morning session on Day 2Finn and Red Bull protégé Niko Kari led the way on the morning session of day two of post-season testing at the Yas Marina Circuit. The Arden International tester was the only driver to lap in the 1m’55s. ART Grand Prix’s Jack Aitken and Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

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