Category Archive: Formula 2, GP2 Series, GP3 Series

Mar 28

FIA Formula 2 test opens in Bahrain

Second pre-season test sees teams shift to Middle East

FIA Formula 2 test opens in BahrainThe second pre-season test of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship kicks off tomorrow, with another three day session taking place this time out at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. The teams and drivers will look to improve their cars from Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Raoul Hyman to join Campos Racing for Formula 2’s collective test in Bahrain

South Africa’s driver and Switzerland’ s Boschung will drive Campos Racing-entered cars at Sakhir International Circuit

580A3090Campos Racing will field a two-car lineup in the upcoming Formula 2 collective test, which is scheduled in Bahrain on 29-30-31 March. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Trident Motorsport Bahrain pre-season test preview

Bahrain International Circuit – 29th, 30th & 31st March 2017

Trident Motorsport Bahrain pre-season test previewThe countdown has started! The FIA Formula 2 Championship is finally set to take its first official steps on-track at Bahrain International Speedway from April 14th to 16th, but right before the season opener, teams and drivers will be lining-up for a round of collective testing at the same venue from March 29th to 31st.

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Mar 23

Jack Aitken ends day 2 on top

British ace fastest in wet/dry, Russell fastest overall

GP3 - Jack Aitken, ART Grand PrixJack Aitken has grabbed the day 2 bragging rights by topping this afternoon’s session in mixed conditions on the final day of the first GP3 Series test session of 2017 at the Circuito de Estoril, easily surpassing George Russell’s best time in wet conditions this morning with a laptime of 1:28.125, but Russell claimed the overall honours with the best time of the test at 1:27.606, set yesterday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

George Russell quickest on Day 1

Briton leads the way at Estoril

GP3 - George Russell (ART Grand Prix)George Russell set the fastest time of the first day of pre-season testing at Circuito do Estoril during this afternoon’s session, stopping the clock at 1:27.606, less than a tenth ahead of teammate Nirei Fukuzumi and Raoul Hyman, with the Campos tester taking top honours in a wet morning session. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

GP3 season opens with Estoril test

Portugal circuit hosts first action of 2017

GP3 - Circuito de EstorilThe 2017 GP3 Series season opens this week with the first pre-season test, to be held at the Circuito de Estoril on 22-23 March. The teams and drivers will use the 2 day test to start preparations for the opening race of the season, at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on 12-14 May.

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Mar 21

Campos Racing adds Hyman and Siebert to its driver line for GP3 collective testing taking place in Portugal on 22-23 March

Siebert and Hyman join Falchero for GP3 testing at Estoril

585A7006Campos Racing will take part in GP3 Series’ collective testing scheduled at Autodromo do Estoril with their three Dallara GP3/16 cars. Julien Falchero, who was previously announced by Campos Racing for a full-season campaign in the GP3 Series, will be joined by Argentina’s Marcos Siebert and South Africa´s Raoul Hyman on Portuguese soil. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Trident, Alesi back together for 2017 GP3 Series

The Trident line-up for the upcoming GP3 season is inching closer to its completion

Trident, Alesi back together for 2017 GP3 SeriesThe Italian squad is delighted to announce the return of Giuliano Alesi for his second season in the series under the Trident banner. The promising young racer, son of former F1 driver Jean Alesi, will run alongside the recently announced Kevin Jörg. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

 Sergio Canamasas captures top-5 finish in F2 testing

Sergio Canamasas took part in official Formula 2 testing for Trident carried out at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya

 Sergio Canamasas captures top-5 finish in F2 testingCanamasas achieved a satisfactory testing result at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, where opening Formula 2 dress rehearsal was held. The Barcelona-born driver carried out several race runs and at the wheel of his Trident Dallara showed competitive pace.
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Mar 15

Positive first collective testing in Barcelona for Campos Racing in new F.2

Formula 2´s first preseason testing came to an end at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya today

585A8564Roberto Merhi contributes with his experience to Campos Racing´s progress. Ralph Boschung shows quick learning curve on his first outing with a Formula 2 car.
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Mar 15

Norman Nato grabs day 3 honours

Frenchman on top in morning, Luca Ghiotto in the afternoon session

F2 - Norman Nato (Pertamina Arden)Norman Nato set the fastest time of the 3 day FIA Formula 2 Championship test when he topped this morning’s penultimate session in Barcelona, setting a qualifying style lap of 1:27.834 to take home the first pre-season bragging rights ahead of Oliver Rowland (0.054) and Alexander Albon (0.105). In the final session of the test, Luca Ghiotto stopped the clocks at 1:29.565 to top the afternoon ahead of Johnny Cecotto (0.262) and Nyck De Vries (0.426). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Albon fastest on day two in Barcelona

Thai fastest, but De Vries tops afternoon session

F2 - Alexander Albon, ART Grand PrixAlexander Albon stepped up a spot overnight to take the day two honours with the fastest time in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship test session in Barcelona, grabbing the top spot from Johnny Cecotto and Artem Markelov by 0.175s, while Nyck De Vries stole the top spot this afternoon in a session largely dedicated to race simulations, ahead of PREMA pairing Antonio Fuoco and Charles Leclerc.

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Mar 13

Nobuharu Matsushita tops first day in Barcelona

Japanese heads afternoon session on first day of test

Johnny Cecotto (Rapax)Nobuharu Matsushita claimed the first day honours after topping this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship pre-season test in Barcelona, stopping the clock halfway through the session with   a time of 1:29.061 to lead ART Grand Prix teammate Alexander Albon and Norman Nato, who both finished on the same time, by just under a tenth and top this morning’s best time set by Johnny Cecotto by almost two tenths. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Trident Motorsport Barcelona Pre-Season Test Session

The team will run with the already-announced Nabil Jeffri and Spaniard Sergio Canamasas

Barcelona MontmelòLess than one week after the formal announcement made on the last 9th of March by the FIA World Motor Sport Council, with the creation of the FIA Formula 2 championship, the cars are ready to tackle the first collective preseason test.

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Mar 12

FIA Formula 2 breaks cover in Barcelona

First three-day pre-season test session opens tomorrow in Spain

2013-05-12 - Pirelli - Spain - Circuit de Catalunya 02The 2017 FIA Formula 2 season officially kicks off tomorrow with the first test session of the year at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. The teams and drivers have set up camp for the next three days, from Monday 13th to Wednesday 15th, to prepare themselves and their drivers ahead of the debut of the new championship which will start in just one month’s time, on April 14th at the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Rapax to race with Cecotto and De Vries

Rapax races in the 2017 FIA Formula 2 championship with Cecotto and De Vries

Rapax to race with Cecotto and De Vries Rapax team is pleased to announce the agreement reached with Johnny Cecotto and Nyck De Vries to enter the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Roberto Merhi to make Formula 2 test debut with Campos Racing

Next up for Spain´s driver is the opening three-day test in Barcelona with Campos Racing

IMG_7430Roberto Merhi will join Campos Racing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, the traditional venue of collective preseason testing, next week. The Castellon-born driver will team up with Ralph Boschung to complete a three-day two-car test with both Dallara-built cars entered by Campos Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Ralph Boschung joins Campos Racing for 2017 FIA Formula 2 season

Switzerland´s Boschung will defend the colors of Campos Racing in the upcoming 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship

Boschung_Campos_2017_2Campos Racing is pleased to announce that Ralph Boschung will join the Alzira-based team to contest the full season in the renamed FIA Formula 2 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Campos Racing will be in the renewed FIA Formula 2

The GP2 Series has been renamed to FIA Formula 2 in 2017

Formula One Group and the FIA have agreed that the GP2 Series changes its name to FIA Formula 2 for this year. The organizers have rethought the structure to provide the drivers with a clearer path to arrive to Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

MP Motorsport fights in 2017 on three fronts

2017 is a busy year for MP Motorsport

MP Motorsport Formula 2 Sergio Sette CamaraThe greatest Formula team of Netherlands is next season on three fronts active: Formula 2, Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula 4. In all three categories MP has the potential to score highly, as became clear at the team presentation. Which took place on March 9 at the home of MP in Westmaas. Read the rest of this entry »

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