Category Archive: GP2 Series, GP3 Series

Sep 17

Mitchell Gilbert enjoys testing himself in a Lamborghini Gallardo during GT Asia stint

Testing a Lamborghini Gallardo with Fun88 Racing

Mitchell Gilbert - Fun 88 With a few weeks before the next round of the GP3 Series, ADD Motorsports driver Mitchell Gilbert was delighted to travel ‘home’ for a one-off race in GT Asia. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

DRS to be introduced on GP2 cars in 2015

New technical development for next season

GP2 Series

GP2 Series organisers have announced today that a DRS device will be introduced in the Series next season. CEO Bruno Michel talks about the decision.

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Sep 17

Giacomo Ricci: from driver to team manager

Trident Motorsport GP2 and GP3

Giacomo Ricci Even if not having crossed the finish line of the 30 year old milestone, Giacomo Ricci already has a rich story to tell with regards to his story in the car racing world.

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Sep 10

GP2 leader Palmer in ‘struggle’ for F1 debut

GP2 is steadily losing its reputation as the main feeder series to formula one.

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (DAMS) In 2011, champion Romain Grosjean used the GP2 title as his springboard to returning to the grid after the false-start of his initial Renault career. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

Mercedes would have given Verstappen GP2 debut

Prior to Max Verstappen’s signing by Red Bull, the teen Dutchman came close to being snapped up by Mercedes.

F3 - Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing At the height of the Verstappen-Mercedes rumours, sources said the German marque intended to place the talented 16-year-old in GP2 next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Palmer powers to GP2 sprint win (updated)

Briton leads from lights to flag

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (DAMS) Series leader Jolyon Palmer’s remarkable comeback has been capped by a solid victory in this morning’s sprint race in Monza, an incredible reversal after starting yesterday’s feature race from the back of the grid by leading today from pole to flag ahead of Stefano Coletti and teammate Stéphane Richelmi.

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Sep 07

Stoneman denies Lynn for superb GP3 win in Monza

Marussia Manor Racing’s Dean Stoneman victorious in thrilling race in Italy
GP3 - Dean Stoneman (Marussia Manor Racing) Determination, maturity and a lot of grit is what Marussia Manor Racing’s Dean Stoneman showed on track today in Monza. From fourth on the grid, the Brit made a brilliant start to snatch the lead and came out on top of an epic duel with Series leader Alex Lynn. ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer joined the pair on the rostrum in third.

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Sep 06

Eriksson scorches to GP3 Race 1 win in Monza

Koiranen GP’s Jimmy Eriksson holds off Dino Zamparelli for victory
GP3 - Jimmy Eriksson (Koiranen GP) After two disappointing weekends Swedish star Jimmy Eriksson bounced back and showed his very best after converting pole into a brilliant win in the opening race of Round 7 of the 2014 GP3 Series at Monza.

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Sep 06

Vandoorne holds on for third GP2 win

Belgian denies Pic in race long duel
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix) Stoffel Vandoorne led from lights to flag, pitstop period excepted, for a strong victory in this afternoon’s feature race in Monza, but the McLaren test driver didn’t have it all his own way: he rebuffed race-long pressure from Arthur Pic for his third win of the season, with Mitch Evans filling out the podium.

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Sep 06

Nasr eyeing Massa’s seat with $18m sponsor

Felipe Nasr could find his way into a Williams cockpit for 2015, according to the paddock grapevine at Monza.

GP2 - Felipe Nasr (Carlin) Ironically, the Brazilian would presumably fill the seat at the British team currently occupied by his countryman Felipe Massa, whose name is eerily similar to the hopeful Williams reserve. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

Eriksson flies to Monza pole

Koiranen GP’s Jimmy Eriksson fastest in GP3 qualifying in Italy
GP3 - Jimmy Eriksson (Koiranen GP) An exciting qualifying session in Monza for Round 7 of the 2014 GP3 Series saw Koiranen GP’s Jimmy Eriksson secure his second pole position of the season. The Swede was three tenths faster than ART Grand Prix’s Dino Zamparelli with Nick Yelloly for Status Grand Prix in third.

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Sep 05

Kevin Ceccon sets the GP3 pace in Monza

Jenzer Motorsport driver fastest on home soil in Italy

GP3 - Kevin Ceccon (Jenzer Motorsport)Kevin Ceccon clocked the quickest laptime in Free Practice in Monza with a laptime of 1:38.656. Marussia Manor Racing’s Patrick Kujala ended the session just 0.044s shy of the Italian with Ceccon’s teammate Mathéo Tuscher third fastest.

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Sep 05

Vandoorne storms to second GP2 pole

ART Grand Prix man leads the charge in Monza

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix)Stoffel Vandoorne has claimed his second consecutive pole position with a spectacular late run with no reply from his rivals in this afternoon’s qualifying session in Monza: traffic and a yellow flag put the McLaren test driver on the top spot with a time of 1:31.707, ahead of this morning’s fastest driver Arthur Pic and Mitch Evans. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Sparco presents inaugural GP2 Award to Jolyon Palmer at special event in Monza

The Award is the culmination of a season-long campaign

Sparco CEO Claudio Pastoris presents the Sparco GP2 Award to Jolyon Palmer Italian race wear specialists Sparco have begun their home event, the Italian Grand Prix, with a special presentation at the annual Confartigianato Motori event in Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Pic sets the GP2 pace in Monza

Frenchman leads the way in practice
 
GP2 - Arthur Pic (Campos Racing) Arthur Pic has set a benchmark for the rest of the grid after running at the top of the timesheets for most of this morning’s free practice session in Monza to claim the best time in warm but overcast conditions from McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne and Series leader Jolyon Palmer.

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Sep 04

2014 GP3 Series Round 7 Preview – Monza, Italy

The final European race of the season is upon as GP3 sets up camp at the Autodromo di Monza in Italy.

GP3 - Monza The atmosphere is always electric with the extremely passionate Tifosi with superb racing with long, fast straights providing plenty of overtaking opportunities.

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Sep 04

GP2 Series Monza, Italy preview

GP2 Series round 9 preview

GP2 - Monza With only three rounds left in the 2014 GP2 Series season, the race to the crown has intensified between front runners Jolyon Palmer and Felipe Nasr. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Maurizio Salvadori reviews the season so far

Trident Racing

Trident Racing

During the English Grand Prix, disputed in Silverstone at the beginning of the summer, the legendary Jackie Stewart held the stage with a group of journalists.

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Sep 02

Gasly to join Caterham Racing GP2 team

Red Bull Junior Team driver Pierre Gasly will contest the final three rounds of the 2014 GP2 Series with Caterham Racing.

Gasly will team up with full time Caterham Racing driver Rio Haryanto and at just 18 years of age, he is the youngest competitor on the GP2 Series grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Sparco prepares for GP2 award presentation in home Grand Prix at Monza

Jolyon Palmer will receive the Sparco GP2 Award for 2014 in Monza

Sparco logo Italian race wear specialists Sparco are looking forward to a very special celebration on home soil as the company prepares to formally present its inaugural Sparco GP2 Award this Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

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