Category Archive: Formula 2, GP2 Series, GP3 Series

May 26

Rowland flies to Monaco feature win

Briton defies Monaco curse for famous victory

F2 - Oliver Rowland, DAMS; Artem Markelov, RUSSIAN TIME; Nobuharu Matsushita, ART Grand Prix, MonacoOliver Rowland has overturned his traditional poor luck at the Circuit de Monaco to record an emphatic victory in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Feature Race, flying around the fabled streets of the Principality to grab the top step of the podium ahead of Artem Markelov and Nobuharu Matsushita.

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May 25

Leclerc soars to pole in Monaco

Local driver heads Group A for top spot

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, MonacoCharles Leclerc has delighted his local fans by grabbing provisional pole in a dramatic split qualifying session this afternoon at the Grand Prix de Monaco, leading the way in Group A ahead of Oliver Rowland before watching Group B from the pits as Alexander Albon headed the second group but missed the Monegasque’s time by just one hundredth of a second.

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May 25

Leclerc tops home free practice

Monegasque leads the way in the Principality

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, MonacoCharles Leclerc belied his lack of experience racing around his home circuit in Monaco by claiming the top spot in this afternoon’s free practice session, biding his time as he came to terms with the fabled circuit before grabbing P1 late in the session by a tenth from Sergio Canamasas and Oliver Rowland.

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May 25

2017 FIA Formula 2 Preview: Round 3, Monaco

All there is to know about the second round of the season

2017 Round 3 Preview: Monte Carlo, Monaco The FIA Formula 2 Championship returns to the Principality of Monaco for the jewel of the calendar this weekend for the third round of the 2017 campaign for the most prestigious races of the year: the entire field dreams of winning around the fabled streets of Monte Carlo, and for two lucky drivers that dream will come true this week.
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May 22

Racing Engineering Monaco Q&A with Louis Delétraz

“It will be a new challenge and a new experience…”

Racing Engineering Monaco Q&A with Louis DelétrazThe Racing Engineering team and its driver Louis Delétraz have been preparing hard for this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix as the 2017 FIA F2 Championship is already looking as if it will be a very closely fought season and all the teams and drivers will have to fight hard to score points.

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May 22

Robert Visoiu confirmed at Campos Racing for the remainder of the Formula 2 season

The Romanian driver will pilot the #12 Dallara of Campos Racing for the remainder of the FIA Formula Two season

_DSC0179Campos Racing is pleased to announce the signing of Romanian driver Robert Visoiu (Pitești, 10 February 1996) for the remaining nine events of the 2017 FIA Formula Two Championship. Visoiu started racing single seaters in 2011 to participate in several minor series and then progressing to experience others top championships such as the GP3 Series and the GP2 Series.

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May 20

Sean Gelael: “They’re the future”

From circuit to campus

There’s no question that drivers have a pretty good life: with families and sponsors who support them emotionally and financially, and a race team to take care of their organisational issues, leaving them to concentrate on training between races, with their time at the track mostly spoken for between debriefs, media commitments, training and time in the car.

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May 16

Nicholas Latifi to get first R.S.17 outing

Canadian Latifi, 21, joined Renault Sport Formula One Team last year as Test Driver as part of a long-term programme

2017-05-16 - Renault Sport Formula One Team - Nicholas Latifi 1Renault Sport Formula One Team Test Driver Nicholas Latifi will get his first outing in the team’s R.S.17 Formula 1 car this week at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya as part of the Pirelli 2018 tyre development test. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 16

Charles Leclerc extends FIA Formula 2 Championship lead with top-5 finish

Prema Theodore Racing is tied for the lead of the Teams’ Championship with 75 points

Charles Leclerc extends FIA Formula 2 Championship lead with top-5 finishFIA Formula 2 Championship leader Charles Leclerc extended his lead in the Drivers’ Standings with a superb fourth place finish in Sunday’s Sprint Race. Starting P8 on the grid following Saturday’s race victory, the rookie Monegasque driver picked his way through the field to seal a top-5 finish in P4. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

F2: Matsushita sprints to victory in Barcelona (updated)

Japanese driver grabs win when Latifi stutters

F2 - Nobuharu Matsushita, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaNobuharu Matsushita put himself in the driver’s seat to collect victory in this morning’s Sprint Race at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona with a solid, mature drive to P2 in the opening stages before a mistake by race leader Nicholas Latifi gave the McLaren development driver a clean run through for his first win since last year’s sprint race in Monaco, ahead of DAMS teammates Oliver Rowland and Latifi. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

GP3: Maini flies to race 2 victory (updated)

Indian claims maiden win in Barcelona

GP3 - Arjun Maini, Jenzer Motorsport, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaArjun Maini has dominated this morning’s race 2 at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, easily grabbing the lead into turn one when the lights went out before leaving his rivals floundering with a mature and impressive sprint all the way to the flag to win by 6 seconds from Dorian Boccolacci and Alessio Lorandi. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

GP3: Fukuzumi soars to maiden win (updated)

Japanese driver victorious in Barcelona

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaNirei Fukuzumi has dominated his rivals for his first GP3 Series win this afternoon at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, leading a close fight with ART teammate Jack Aitken before the Briton suffered a mechanical gremlin which eased the pressure on the Japanese driver, who then flew to a 7 second victory over Leonardo Pulcini and Alessio Lorandi. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

F2: Leclerc scorches to feature victory (updated)

Monegasque blasts from pole to chequered flag

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaCharles Leclerc has dominated this afternoon’s feature race at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, winning from pole but having to work hard all race long after a safety car threw everyone’s strategies out the window to win from Luca Ghiotto on the same strategy and Oliver Rowland on the alternate tyre choice. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

GP3: Aitken flies to Barcelona pole

Briton tops dramatic first qualifying session

GP3 - Jack Aitken, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaJack Aitken emerged on top of this morning’s season-opening qualifying session at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, finding a gap in traffic and soaring to pole in the closing minutes of the session to deny teammate Nirei Fukuzumi and Dorian Boccolacci by just over a tenth. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

GP3: Fukuzumi on top for opening free practice

Japanese driver leads the way in Barcelona

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaNirei Fukuzumi has nabbed the top spot in the opening free practice session of the 2017 GP3 Series this afternoon at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, leading the way for almost the entire session with a lap of 1:35.933 despite a last minute challenge from Arjun Maini and Marcos Seibert. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

F2: Leclerc flies to Barcelona pole

Monegasque steals top spot in final minute

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaCharles Leclerc has stolen pole position for tomorrow’s feature race at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, dramatically grabbing the top spot in the last minute after a late red flag to deny Luca Ghiotto, who thought he had timed his run perfectly to finish just before the stop, and Nyck De Vries, who claimed his second top three qualifying position in a row. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Leclerc tops free practice in Barcelona

Monegasque driver leads the way
Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaCharles Leclerc has topped this morning’s free practice session at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, setting the pace early on to grab the top spot despite close pressure in a busy session from Alexander Albon and Sergio Sette Camara.

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May 12

2017 Round 1 preview: Barcelona, Spain

All there is to know about the first round of the season

2017 Round 1 preview: Barcelona, SpainThe 2017 GP3 Series season opens this weekend at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona in Spain with the teams and drivers running in anger for the first time after 3 pre-season tests, including one in Barcelona ensuring that all of the grid is as well prepared for the first race as possible. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11

Formula 2 Barcelona, Spain, preview

2017 Round 2 preview: Barcelona, Spain

2017 Round 2 preview: Barcelona, SpainThe FIA Formula 2 Championship returns to Europe this weekend at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona in Spain for the second round of the 2017 campaign, the location for the first pre-season test and a circuit known well to the teams and drivers alike as they look to grab as many points as possible to get their title fights underway.

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May 11

Arjun Maini joins Haas F1 Team as Development Driver

Nineteen-Year-Old Racer from India Pairs with Santino Ferrucci at American Team

2017-05-11 - Arjun Maini joins Haas F1 Team as Development DriverHaas F1 Team has signed Indian racer Arjun Maini as a development driver alongside 18-year-old American Santino Ferrucci.

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