Category Archive: GP2 Series, GP3 Series

Aug 28

Giovinazzi blazes GP2 Sprint Race win

Italian claims second victory of the weekend for PREMA Racing

GP2 - Antonio Giovinazzi (PREMA Racing) Antonio Giovinazzi has grabbed the second win of the Spa-Francorchamps weekend for PREMA Racing with a dominant display of speed and consistency in this morning’s Sprint Race, making a great start before overtaking for the lead and stretching out a gap to the flag ahead of Gustav Malja and Luca Ghiotto. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Aitken achieves maiden GP3 win in Spa-Francorchamps Race 2

Arden International’s Jack Aitken wins safety-car affected race

GP3 - Jack Aitken (Arden International) Briton Jack Aitken kept a calm head to romp home to his debut win in the GP3 Series at Spa-Francorchamps in a race which saw three safety-car periods. The Renault Academy driver started from third on the grid and moved into second passing DAMS’ Santino Ferrucci before Turn 1.

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Aug 27

Leclerc glides to GP3 victory in Spa-Francorchamps race 1

ART Grand Prix’s Charles Leclerc extends Series lead in Belgium

GP3 - Charles Leclerc (ART Grand Prix) ART Grand Prix’s Charles Leclerc claimed his third GP3 victory in Race 1 at Spa-Francorchamps. The Scuderia Ferrari Team development driver started the race from pole and led from start to finish in an apparent effortless style over the 17 laps.

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Aug 27

Gasly powers to GP2 Feature Race victory

Frenchman claims third win of the season

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly secured his third victory of the year with a strong drive on the right tyre strategy in this afternoon’s Feature Race at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, grabbing the lead early in the race and tearing away from his rivals to win ahead of Jordan King and Alex Lynn. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Leclerc powers to GP3 pole in Spa-Francorchamps

ART Grand Prix’s Charles Leclerc takes second pole of the season

GP3 - Charles Leclerc (ART Grand Prix) Series leader Charles Leclerc from ART Grand Prix showed his dominance in today’s qualifying session for Round 6 of the 2016 GP3 Series season at Spa-Francorchamps: the Scuderia Ferrari Team development driver posted a best laptime of 2:04.896 which was three tenths clear of his nearest rival and faster than last year’s pole position time set by Luca Ghiotto.

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Aug 26

Jack Hughes tops GP3 Free Practice in Spa-Francorchamps

DAMS’ rookie Jake Hughes edges out Matthew Parry in opening session

GP3 - Jake Hughes (DAMS) Fresh from his maiden race win in GP3; DAMS’ rookie Jake Hughes posted the quickest time in Free Practice for Round 6 of the Series at Spa-Francorchamps.

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Aug 26

Giovinazzi flies to second GP2 pole in Spa

Italian rookie denies teammate in dramatic qualifying session

Giovinazzi flies to second GP2 pole in SpaAntonio Giovinazzi has claimed his second GP2 pole position in the dying seconds of today’s qualifying session at Spa-Francorchamps: the Italian rookie denied teammate and Series leader Pierre Gasly who thought he had done enough until Giovinazzi crushed his hopes with a laptime of 1:56.607. Gustav Malja completed the top 3.

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Aug 26

Sirotkin leads the way in Spa-Francorchamps

Russian driver quickest in GP2 opening session

GP2 - Sergey Sirotkin (ART Grand Prix) Sergey Sirotkin came back from the summer break in fine form: the ART Grand Prix ace set the fastest laptime in today’s Free Practice session at Spa-Francorchamps in a 1:58.828, just 0.22s ahead of his closest rival Pierre Gasly. Norman Nato took third spot.

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Aug 25

GP2 Series Round 8 Preview: Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

Presentation of the eighth round of the season

2016 GP2 Series Round 8 Preview Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium The GP2 action is back in action this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps for Round 8 after a well-deserved and much-needed summer break.

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Aug 25

GP3 Series Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium preview

GP3 Series Round 6 preview

GP3 - Preview Spa Francorchamps Following a well-earned summer break, the GP3 teams resume to action in the first leg of back-to-back races starting at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. Round 5 in Hockenheim saw ART Grand Prix’s Alexander Albon take pole position and the Thai kept the lead at the beginning of the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Spa Francorchamps Q&A with Jordan King: “I think every driver likes Spa…”

Racing Engineering

The GP2 teams and drivers have been on a one-month break following their last race at Hockenheim and this weekend they will all be back in action again at Belgium’s legendary Spa Francorchamps circuit for round eight of the 2016 Series.

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Jul 31

Lynn flies to GP2 Sprint Race victory

Briton sails to win in dramatic race

GP2 - Alex Lynn (DAMS), Sergey Sirotkin (ART Grand Prix), Arthur Pic (Rapax) Alex Lynn cruised to victory in this morning’s Sprint Race in Hockenheim, making a strong start before leaving his rivals to squabble over the scraps and then easing late in the race for his second win of the season ahead of new standings leader Sergey Sirotkin and Arthur Pic. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Hughes rockets to first GP3 race win in Hockenheim

Briton Jake Hughes and DAMS squad score their first victory in GP3 Series

GP3 - Hughes, Aitken, Leclerc R2 They say the first one is always the sweetest…Jake Hughes and his DAMS squad were overjoyed to celebrate their first win in the category in their debut season.

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Jul 30

Sirotkin wins dramatic Hockenheim GP2 Feature Race

Russian fights back from extra stop for victory

GP2 - Sergey Sirotkin (ART Grand Prix) Sergey Sirotkin won from pole in this afternoon’s Feature Race at the Hockenheimring: if that sounds simple then it was anything but, as the Russian had to fight back after taking an extra stop under an early VSC period, battling for position throughout the race to clinch victory ahead of Luca Ghiotto and Pierre Gasly. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Fuoco flies to victory in Hockenheim GP3 Race 1

Trident’s Antonio Fuoco records second win of the year in Germany

GP3 - Antonio Fuoco (Trident) The Italian national anthem rung out over the Hockenheimring as Trident and Ferrari Driver Academy’s Antonio Fuoco stood victorious on the top step of the podium after winning Race 1.

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Jul 30

Albon claims pole in Hockenheim

ART Grand Prix’s Alexander Albon takes second pole of the season

GP3 - Alexander Albon (ART Grand Prix) Thai rookie Alexander Albon extended his GP3 Series lead by pocketing the four bonus points on offer for pole position. The ART Grand Prix ace clocked a best laptime of 1:28.431 which was 0.078s ahead of his teammate and title rival Charles Leclerc.

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Jul 29

Aitken tops GP3 Free Practice in Hockenheim

Arden International’s Jack Aitken posts quickest laptime in Germany

Gp3 - Jack Aitken (Arden International) Arden International’s Jack Aitken led the way in Free Practice today at the Hockenheimring. The Renault Academy driver’s best laptime of 1:28.955 was one tenth faster than ART Grand Prix’s and Scuderia Ferrari Team development driver Charles Leclerc. Trident’s and Ferrari Driver Academy’s Antonio Fuoco was third.

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Jul 29

Sirotkin steals GP2 pole in Hockenheim

Russian nabs top spot in closing minutes

GP2 - Sergey Sirotkin (ART Grand Prix) Sergey Sirotkin grabbed pole in the closing minutes of this afternoon’s Qualifying session at the Hockenheimring with a mature, controlled and quick lap after his rivals had returned to the pits to grab the top spot by just 0.016s from a surprised Pierre Gasly and Raffaele Marciello. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Gasly back on top in German GP2 Free Practice

Frenchman leads the way in Hockenheim

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly has carried over his recent form by topping the timesheets in this morning’s Free Practice session at the Hockenheimring, setting the pace in a tight session which saw the top five drivers split by just two tenths ahead of Artem Markelov and Alex Lynn. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

GP2 Series Hockenheim, Germany preview

GP2 Series round 7 preview

GP2 Hockenheim, Germany Our busy month of July ends this weekend with the GP2 paddock setting up at Hockenheim for the seventh round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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