Category Archive: Formula 2, GP2 Series, GP3 Series

Jul 28

F2: Leclerc leads the way in free practice

Championship lead tops practice in Budapest

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, HungaroringThe Monegasque driver stopped the clocks at 1:27.516 about a third of the way into the hot and sunny session, overturning his own previous best laps to annex the top of the timesheets for the remainder of the session, with his rivals able to get within a tenth but no closer as they fine-tuned their set ups for this afternoon and beyond.

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Jul 27

F2: 2017 Budapest, Hungary preview

2017 Round 7 preview

2017 Round 7 preview: Budapest, HungaryAll you need to know about the seventh round of the season. Round 7 sees the teams arrive at the Hungaroring in Budapest, Hungary for the second half of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship, with the halfway point passed in race 2 at Silverstone 2 weeks ago.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

GP3 2017 Budapest, Hungary preview

2017 Round 4 preview

2017 Round 4 Preview: Budapest, Hungary

All there is to know about the fourth round of the season. Round 4 of the 2017 GP3 Series sees the grid form to race at the Hungaroring in Budapest, Hungary.

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Jul 27

Seven FIA Formula 2 drivers to join F1 Test

More than a third of the grid to test in Budapest after Round 7

Seven FIA Formula 2 drivers to join F1 testSeven FIA Formula 2 drivers have been announced to join the upcoming Formula 1 test, which is set to follow this weekend’s races at the Hungaroring in Budapest on 1-2 August, with drivers sharing responsibilities with a variety of F1 drivers for the 2 day test.

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Jul 27

GP3: Russell to join Budapest F1 test

Series leader to test on both days with Mercedes

Russell to join Budapest F1 testGeorge Russell will stay in Budapest following the upcoming Round 4 at the Hungaroring to join Mercedes AMG F1 for both days of the Formula 1 test at the circuit, on 1-2 August. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Williams Martini Racing confirms Luca Ghiotto for Hungary Young Driver Test

The 22-year-old will split driving duties with Felipe Massa

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce that Luca Ghiotto will make his Formula One debut with the team at next month’s young driver test in Hungary on 1-2 August. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Spurning Ferrari juniors a ‘defeat for the system’ – Minardi

“If it is otherwise it would be a defeat for the whole Ferrari system that is directed at young drivers and Italian motor sport”

2017-06-07_0188Former F1 team boss Giancarlo Minardi says Ferrari must make more of an effort to promote its junior drivers following Haas’ assertion that it plans to retain both of its current drivers for the 2018 F1 season.
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Jul 16

F2: Latifi dominates sprint race for maiden win

Canadian easily controls rivals despite late safety car

GP2 - Nicholas Latifi, DAMS, SilverstoneNicholas Latifi put in a racing masterclass to easily claim his maiden FIA Formula 2 win with a strong drive in cold conditions in this morning’s Sprint Race in Silverstone, building a big lead before controlling the restart from a late safety car to win ahead of RUSSIAN TIME’s Luca Ghiotto and Artem Markelov. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

GP3: Alesi controls Race 2 for maiden win

Frenchman leads from lights to flag

GP3 - Giuliano Alesi, Race 2, SilverstoneGiuliano Alesi has dominated this morning’s Race 2 at Silverstone for his maiden GP3 win, leading all the way from lights to flag and controlling the pace all the way despite a close late battle behind him to lead home Jack Aitken and Niko Kari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 15

F2: Leclerc flies to five in Silverstone feature

Monegasque grabs fifth win despite dramas                          

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, SilverstoneCharles Leclerc has claimed his fifth race of the season at a damp Silverstone in this afternoon’s feature race, making light of a big fluid leak and losing a mirror to fly to victory by almost 9 seconds over a race long battle between Norman Nato and Oliver Rowland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 15

GP3: Russell delights fans with home win

Briton soars to victory in Silverstone Race 1

GP3 - George Russell, ART Grand Prix, SilverstoneGeorge Russell brought a smile to the faces of the local fans with a strong win in gloomy conditions in this afternoon’s Race 1 at Silverstone, easing into the lead early on before leading for the remainder of the race ahead of teammate Anthoine Hubert and Alessio Lorandi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

GP3: Russell grabs home pole in Silverstone

Briton leads the way in qualifying

GP3 - George Russell, ART Grand Prix, SilverstoneGeorge Russell has delighted the local fans with a sterling drive in cool conditions in this afternoon’s qualifying session in Silverstone, leading the way for most of the session to claim his second pole position ahead of ART Grand Prix teammates Anthoine Hubert and Nirei Fukuzumi.

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Jul 14

F2: Leclerc hits rivals for six in Silverstone

Monegasque continues his perfect qualifying run  
Leclerc hits rivals for six in SilverstoneCharles Leclerc made it six poles in six rounds with a stunning lap in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 qualifying session in Silverstone, easily continuing his perfect qualifying form to take the top spot by over four tenths from championship rivals Oliver Rowland and Norman Nato. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 13

Russell storms to top in practice

Briton leads the way in Silverstone
Russell storms to top in practiceGeorge Russell has claimed the top spot in this afternoon’s free practice session in Silverstone, blasting past everyone as the session closed with a stunning lap to grab P1 in an ART block out of the top four places ahead of Nirei Fukuzumi, Jack Aitken and Anthoine Hubert.

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Jul 13

Leclerc on top in Silverstone free practice

Monegasque eases his way to top of the timesheets

WhatsApp_Image_2017-07-13_at_17.19.46Charles Leclerc has picked up where he left off in Austria by topping the timesheets in this afternoon’s free practice session in Silverstone, grabbing the position early in the session before chipping away at his own times to lead Oliver Rowland and Luca Ghiotto at the flag.

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Jul 13

F2 2017 Round 6 preview: Silverstone, Great Britain

All you need to know about the sixth round of the season

2017 Round 6 preview: Silverstone, Great BritainThe FIA Formula 2 Championship arrives this week in Silverstone, Great Britain, for the second race of a back to back sequence with last week’s event in Spielberg, Austria, and the contrast could not be greater: where Austria was short, tight and undulating Silverstone is long, fast and flat as a pancake owing to its former career as a military airbase. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 13

GP3 2017 Round 3 Preview: Silverstone, Great Britain

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

2017 Round 3 preview: Silverstone, Great BritainThe GP3 Series returns this weekend for the third round of the 2017 season in Silverstone, Great Britain fresh on the heels of a successful weekend in Spielberg, Austria.

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Jul 10

F2: Markelov sprints to victory in Austria (updated)

Russian controls sprint race from lights to flag

F2 - Artem Markelov, RUSSIAN TIME, Red Bull RingArtem Markelov dominated this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Sprint Race at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria for a fine win which saw the likeable Russian close up on championship rival Charles Leclerc, who retired midway through the race, as he was greeted by the chequered flag ahead of Alexander Albon and Charles Leclerc. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Pierre Gasly to replace Sebastien Buemi for New York ePrix 

Due to a commitment with FIA WEC Championship and Toyota LMP1 at the 6 hours of Nürburgring

2016-10-21_69499Reigning GP2 Series champion and Red Bull Formula 1 reserve driver Pierre Gasly will replace Sebastien Buemi for New York’s double-header this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

GP3: Hyman soars to maiden victory

South African dominates from lights to flag  

GP3 - Raoul Hyman, Campos Racing; Giuliano Alesi, Trident; Nirei Fukuzumi, ART Grand Prix Red Bull RingRaoul Hyman has opened his win account in the most emphatic way possible by crushing his rivals in this morning’s Race 2 at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, leading from lights to flag and controlling the race all the way through before easing off in the closing stages to win by a second from Giuliano Alesi and Nirei Fukuzumi. Read the rest of this entry »

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