Category Archive: GP2 Series, GP3 Series

Sep 29

Gasly leads the way in GP2 free practice

Frenchman sets the pace in Sepang

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) The penultimate round of the 2016 GP2 season kicked off in the best possible way for Series leader Pierre Gasly: the Red Bull protégé set the fastest laptime of the Free Practice session this afternoon at Sepang International Circuit with a laptime of 1:42.352. Antonio Giovinazzi and Raffaele Marciello completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Aitken tops Sepang GP3 free practice

Arden International’s Jack Aitken fastest in opening session in Malaysia

GP3 - Jack Aitken (Arden International) Briton Jack Aitken set the quickest time in free practice at the Sepang International Circuit as the GP3 Series marked its maiden visit to the track. The Arden and Renault Sport Academy’s driver best laptime was a 1:50.883. DAMS’ Kevin Joerg and ART Grand Prix’s Nyck de Vries completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

GP3 round 8 preview, Sepang

GP3 Sepang preview

GP3 - Sepang Round 8 Preview ImageThe GP3 Series makes its maiden visit to the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia for Round 8 of the Series.  The Malaysian track marks the first of two exciting flyaway events for the category as GP3 gets into gear for the penultimate round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

GP2 Series round 10 preview: Sepang, Malaysia

GP2 Series Sepang, Malaysia preview

GP2 - Sepang, MalaysiaThe GP2 action resumes this weekend at Sepang International Circuit for the penultimate round of the 2016 season. The event will open on Thursday with the free practice session; qualifying will take place on Friday, whilst the Feature and Sprint races will happen on Saturday and Sunday respectively.

 

 

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Sep 23

Alessio Lorandi joins Jenzer Motorsport in GP3

Italian will drive for Swiss outfit for final two races

Alessio Lorandi joins Jenzer MotorsportWe are pleased to announce a new driver in our team for the next race of the GP3 Series, taking place at Sepang (Malaysia) in one week’s time as a support event in the Formula 1 race program: Alessio Lorandi, 18-years old, from Salò, Italy.

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Sep 20

Q&A with Ines Koschutnig: “…the championship is still wide open…”

Racing Engineering’s General Manager

There are just two race weekends left in the 2016 GP2 Series and with the next one taking place in Sepang, Malaysia and the final round at the Yas Marina circuit in the United Arab Emirates the GP2 teams are saying goodbye to the European circuits for this year.

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Sep 11

Palmer ‘in the zone’ headed to happy hunting ground

“I’ve raced and won there in the GP2 Series and it was one of my best wins” – Palmer
2016-07-13-F1 Test-0105 Jolyon Palmer believes that he is driving as well as at any time in his debut F1 season, and is hoping to revisit a little history in a bid to open his points account on the streets of Singapore next weekend.
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Sep 04

Nato soars to GP2 Sprint Race victory

Frenchman leads from lights to flag for second win

GP2 - Nato soars to Sprint Race victory Norman Nato dominated this morning’s Sprint Race in Monza, grabbing the lead with a storming start before building a lead which would not be touched for his second win of the season ahead of PREMA teammates Pierre Gasly and Antonio Giovinazzi. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

De Vries delivers maiden GP3 win in Monza Race 2

One-two finish for ART Grand Prix’s for De Vries and Albon

GP3 - De Vries, Albon, Fuoco R2 After showing sterling consistency all season, McLaren protégé and ART Grand Prix rookie Nyck de Vries, was delighted to record his maiden win in the GP3 Series at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza for Race 2. After starting from the front row, the Dutchman passed his teammate Alexander Albon for the lead of the race on lap 6. Albon finished second ahead of Trident and Ferrari Driver Academy’s Antonio Fuoco. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Dennis leads home Aitken for Arden one-two

Jake Dennis victorious for Arden International in GP3 at Monza

GP3 - Jake Dennis (Arden International) After starting second for the GP3 Race 1 in Monza, Jake Dennis had only one mission: to record his maiden victory! And that he did! The Briton passed Series leader Charles Leclerc on lap five for the lead of the race and was quickly followed by his Arden International teammate Jack Aitken.

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Sep 03

Giovinazzi wins chaotic Monza Feature Race

Italian takes fourth GP2 victory at home

GP2 - Antonio Giovinazzi (PREMA Racing) Antonio Giovinazzi delighted his home fans after passing countryman Raffaele Marciello on the final lap to win this afternoon’s Feature Race at Monza, taking the top spot from the back of the grid by making the right tyre call and gaining an advantage from a safety car mishap to lead home an Italian 1-2 ahead of Gustav Malja. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Leclerc flies to third GP3 pole in Monza

ART Grand Prix’s Charles Leclerc extends GP3 Series lead with pole

Charles Leclerc (ART Grand Prix) Scuderia Ferrari Team Development driver Charles Leclerc claimed his third pole of the GP3 season at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza this morning: the Monegasque’s best laptime of 1:38.546 was one tenth quicker than Arden International’s Jake Dennis. Renault Academy’s Jack Aitken made it two Arden drivers in the top three after an eventful qualifying session in Italy. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Hughes tops Monza GP3 Free Practice

DAMS’ Jake Hughes fastest in opening session in Italy

GP3 - Jake Hughes (DAMS) Briton Jake Hughes led the way in the forty-five minute Free Practice session at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza. The DAMS’ racer’s best laptime of 1:38.936 was three tenths faster than Trident and Ferrari Driver Academy’s Antonio Fuoco. ART Grand Prix and Honda driver Nirei Fukuzumi completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Gasly scorches to Monza GP2 pole

Frenchman dominates for third 2016 pole

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) (2) Pierre Gasly continued his winning ways by claiming his third pole of the season in this afternoon’s Qualifying session in Monza, leading the way for most of the period to grab the top spot despite late charges by PREMA Racing teammate Antonio Giovinazzi and Artem Markelov. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Gasly leads the way in GP2 in Monza

Frenchman on top despite stopping on track

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly has picked up where he left off by setting the pace in this morning’s Free Practice session in Monza, claiming the top spot despite a probable fuel issue halfway through the session halting his track time early, ahead of Artem Markelov and PREMA Racing teammate Antonio Giovinazzi. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

GP2 Series Round 9 Preview: Monza, Italy

The Stakes
2016 GP2 Series Round 9 Preview: Monza, Italy
PREMA Racing’s pair dominated Round 8 in Spa-Francorchamps last week. Second fastest in Free Practice, Pierre Gasly went on to win his third Feature Race of the year adding enough points to his tally to become a clear leader with 146 points.

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Sep 01

GP3 Series Round 7 Preview: Monza, Italy

The fun continues as GP3 Series head into their third back-to-back race of the 2016 season

^027856C30E555D7E57A34B0932925E4249D77CA11C3C6911FA^pimgpsh_thumbnail_win_distrThe teams have set up camp in Monza, Italy after completing Round 6 in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium just a few days ago. This race weekends marks the final European event of the campaign with just the two flyways’ in Sepang and Yas Marina to bring to the chequered flag down on the seventh season of GP3. Read the rest of this entry »

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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