Category Archive: GP2 Series, GP3 Series

Aug 23

Rossi soars to GP2 sprint win (updated)

American leads Racing Engineering 1-2
GP2 - Jordan King (Racing Engineering), Alexander Rossi (Racing Engineering), Mitch Evans (RUSSIAN TIME) Alexander Rossi has claimed his first win of the year in this morning’s sprint race at the Spa Francorchamps circuit, dominating his rivals after taking the lead on the first lap and controlling the pace throughout to bring home a 1-2 for Racing Engineering with Jordan King ahead of Mitch Evans.

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Aug 23

Brilliant drive from Ghiotto to extend GP3 Series’ lead (updated)

Trident’s Luca Ghiotto records third win of the season at Spa-Francorchamps
GP3 - Ghiotto, Ocon, Celis. Jr Was this the drive of a future champion? Trident’s Luca Ghiotto produced a stunning win today at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. He did it the hard way by passing his title rivals from fourth on the grid to pocket a very-well deserved victory. ART Grand Prix’s and Mercedes backed Esteban Ocon also drove a great race to finish second with his teammate Alfonso Celis. Jr collecting his debut podium in third.

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Aug 22

Ocon delivers second GP3 win of the season at Spa-Francorchamps

ART Grand Prix’s Esteban Ocon triumphant in safety car affected race
GP3 - Ocon, Bernstorff, Kirchhofer The Frenchman may have been disappointed to have missed out on pole position by a tenth this morning, but a flying start in Race 1 meant the Mercedes backed and ART Grand Prix rookie stormed into the lead of the race and took a lights to flag victory.

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Aug 22

Vandoorne scorches to home victory

Belgian wins in strategic GP2 feature race

GP2 - Arthur Pic (Campos Racing), Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix), Artem Markelov (RUSSIAN TIME)Stoffel Vandoorne delighted the local fans by claiming an emotional feature race win today at Spa Francorchamps, leading from pole position despite a red flag for the dramatic crash by Daniel de Jong throwing everyone’s strategies into the air, with Arthur Pic and Artem Markelov joining the McLaren tester on the podium as a result. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Ghiotto claims fourth pole in Spa-Francorchamps

Trident’s Luca Ghiotto takes back to back poles in Belgium
GP3 - Luca Ghiotto (Trident) We are running out of superlatives for Series leader Luca Ghiotto: The Italian from Trident blazed to his fourth pole position of the 2015 GP3 Series season, his fifth of his career. His best laptime of 2:04.943 was one tenth faster than ART Grand Prix’s and Mercedes backed Esteban Ocon.

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Aug 21

Ghiotto flies in Spa-Francorchamps GP3 free practice

Trident’s Luca Ghiotto fastest in Belgium

GP3 - Luca Ghiotto (Trident)Luca Ghiotto made his intentions clear for the weekend by posting the quickest time in the forty-five minute Free Practice session at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.

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Aug 21

Vandoorne takes fourth GP2 pole position at Spa

McLaren F1 tester shines at home
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix)He wanted it so much: Stoffel Vandoorne pocketed his fourth pole position of the season at home at Spa-Francorchamps thanks to a flawless drive and the perfect strategy. The Belgian driver set a laptime of 1:56.278, one tenth better than rookie Oliver Rowland. Sergey Sirotkin completed the top three.

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Aug 21

Vandoorne tops Spa free practice

McLaren F1 tester quickest in opening session

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix)GP2 Series leader Stoffel Vandoorne came back from the summer break on top form: the Belgian ace set the fastest laptime in today’s free practice session on home soil at Spa-Francorchamps. He was one tenth quicker than Mitch Evans. Alexander Rossi completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

GP3 Round 5 Preview: Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

The best stats and info you need ahead of this weekend’s event

2015 Season: Round 5 Preview: Spa-Francorchamps, BelgiumThe summer break is officially over! The second half of the season swings into gear at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium for Round 5 of the 2015 GP3 Series.

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Aug 20

GP2 Series Round 7 Preview: Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

Facts, stakes and figures

GP2 - Spa-Francorchamps, BelgiumThe GP2 action returns this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps after a well-deserved and well-needed summer break. All eyes will focus on Series leader and local hero Stoffel Vandoorne who will have at heart to please his home crowd. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Rene Binder to miss GP2 races in Spa Francorchamps

Compulsory break due to bacterial infection

GP2 - Rene BinderBad news for Rene Binder and Trident Motorsport. The 23-year-old Austrian has been advised by his doctors not to race in Spa this coming weekend, as he recovers from a bacterial infection which has jeopardized his results in Hungary last month. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Spaniard Sergio Canamasas has reached an agreement with Team Lazarus to drive one of its Dallaras in the remaining events of the GP2 Series

Sergio Canamasas signs multi-race deal with Lazarus

Sergio Canamasas logo The Barcelona-born driver approaches a new thrilling weekend of racing at Spa-Francorchamps, the famous track in the Belgian Ardennes.   Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

GP2 season resumes for Campos Racing at Spa historic venue

Haryanto is second in drivers´ championship with Campos Racing sitting fourth in the teams´ standings

Pic_pre_Spa_GP2After summer break Haryanto and Pic return to the wheel this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps, one of the most exciting events of the season.

Aug 17

TLEC & Status Grand Prix join forces in Spa

TLEC is a Dutch Transport & Logistics Evolution Centre

Status Grand PrixStatus Grand Prix is delighted to announce its partnership with TLEC for the seventh round of the GP2 and fifth round of the GP3 Series’ at Spa Francorchamps on 21st – 23rd August. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Lynn: Williams F1 drive would be a dream

The 21 year-old is considered Britain’s leading junior prospect having won the GP3 Series on his first attempt in 2014

Lynn: Williams F1 drive would be a dreamGP2 Series race winner Alex Lynn is excited by the prospect of becoming a Williams F1 driver in the future, calling it a ‘dream’ of his. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Spa Q & A with Romain Goasguen: “As always, we have high expectations for this weekend.”

Engineer Romain Goasguen looks forward to this weekend in Spa

Racing Engineering logoRound seven of the 2015 GP2 Series sees the Racing Engineering team heading to the circuit of Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, one of the most popular tracks on the calendar with drivers and spectators alike.

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Aug 14

Morris targeting big gains at Spa as GP3 Series reaches midway point

Spa is one of the greatest challenges on the GP3 calendar

Seb Morris 2First year GP3 Series racer Seb Morris is eyeing a step-up in performance and competitiveness when the category reaches its midway point at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium next weekend, 22nd/23rd August, with a return to the points the Welshman’s chief aim. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Bahrain added to 2015 calendar in November

GP2 and GP3 Series add extra round to the current season
Bahrain added to 2015 calendar in NovemberGP2 Series and GP3 Series organisers confirm that an extra round will be added to the current 2015 calendar. The event will take place at Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir on November 19-20-21 alongside FIA Six Hours Of Bahrain. This event will be back-to-back with the final round of the season which will be held at Yas Marina Circuit.

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Jul 26

Matsushita dominates for sprint win

Japanese driver delights team with first GP2 victory
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix), Nobuharu Matsushita (ART Grand Prix), Sergey Sirotkin (Rapax) Nobuharu Matsushita crushed the competition for his first GP2 victory this morning at the Hungaroring, easily claiming the win in a sprint race where everyone else struggled with their tyres in the cooler conditions to lead the first ART 1-2 since Sam Bird and Jules Bianchi in Monza 2010, ahead of teammate Stoffel Vandoorne and Sergey Sirotkin.

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Jul 26

Ceccon holds off Ocon to win in Budapest

Arden International driver records second GP3 win in Hungary
GP3 - Kevin Ceccon (Arden International) Fresh from his maiden victory in Silverstone three weeks ago, Kevin Ceccon is enjoying that winning feeling yet again! This time the Italian driver made a great start from the front row to take the lead and hold off the advances from ART Grand Prix and Mercedes junior Esteban Ocon to clock victory by a mere 0.7s. Koiranen GP’s Jimmy Eriksson completed the rostrum in third.

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