Category Archive: GP2 Series, GP3 Series

Dec 02

Racing Engineering complete three days of testing in Abu Dhabi with Louis Delétraz and Gustav Malja

Held over three days, each day comprised of two 2.5 hour sessions

Racing Engineering logo Just three days after the completion of the 2016 GP2 Series all the teams remained in Abu Dhabi to take part in the annual post-season testing.

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Dec 02

Latifi ends on top

DAMS driver fastest overall during three days GP2 test  
Latifi ends on top Nicholas Latifi concluded his GP2 season on top at Yas Marina Circuit: the Canadian driver from DAMS set the fastest overall laptime over the past three days of post-season testing with a 1:49.929. Johnny Cecotto (Rapax) and Jordan King (MP Motorsport) completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Russell fastest on Day 3 of Yas Marina GP3 Test

ART Grand Prix’s George Russell on top during final test day

GP3 - George Russell (ART GP) AM session George Russell (ART GP) posted the fastest time on Day 3 of testing. The Briton’s best laptime of 1:55.364 which was set in the morning was six tenths quicker than Trident’s Santino Ferrucci and Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi.

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Dec 02

King sets the morning GP2 pace

Briton quickest on Day 3 in opening session

King sets the morning paceJordan King set the fastest laptime in today’s morning session on the last day of post-season testing at Yas Marina Circuit. With a laptime of 1:49.880, the MP Motorsport driver lapped 0.523s quicker than Racing Engineering’s Louis Delétraz. Johnny Cecotto (Rapax) completed the top three.

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Dec 02

Russell leads the way in morning GP3 session

ART Grand Prix’s George Russell sets early pace at Yas Marina Circuit

Russell leads the way in morning sessionGeorge Russell (ART GP) posted the fastest time in the morning session on Day 3. The Briton’s best laptime of 1:55.364 was six tenths quicker than Trident’s Santino Ferrucci and Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi.

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Dec 01

Alexander Albon ends on top on Day 2

ART Grand Prix ace fastest overall at Yas Marina Circuit

GP2 - Alexander Albon (ART Grand Prix) Alexander Albon topped the second day of post-season testing at Yas Marina: at the wheel of an ART Grand Prix car, the Thai clocked in a laptime of 1:49.062. Raffaele Marciello and Charles Leclerc completed the top three.

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Dec 01

Lorandi fastest on Day 2

Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi posts best time in GP3 post-season test

GP3 - Alessio Lorandi (Jenzer Motorsport) Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi clocked the quickest time on day two of post-season testing. The Italian’s laptime of 1:55.734 was set in the afternoon. Finn and Red Bull protégé Niko Kari led the way in the morning session at the Yas Marina Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Kari tops morning GP3 session on Day 2

Arden International’s Niko Kari fastest

Kari tops morning session on Day 2Finn and Red Bull protégé Niko Kari led the way on the morning session of day two of post-season testing at the Yas Marina Circuit. The Arden International tester was the only driver to lap in the 1m’55s. ART Grand Prix’s Jack Aitken and Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 30

Raffaele Marciello tops GP2 Day 1 session at Abu Dhabi

Trident driver quickest in opening post-season test day

GP2 - Raffaele Marciello (Trident) Raffaele Marciello set the best laptime in today’s post-season test session at the Yas Marina Circuit. The Italian lapped the track in a 1:49.937 at the wheel of a Trident car during the afternoon session ahead of Nobuharu Matsushita (ART Grand Prix) and Oliver Rowland (DAMS).

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Nov 30

Fukuzumi fastest on day 1 of GP3 test in Yas Marina

ART Grand Prix’s Nirei Fukuzumi leads the way in post-season test

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi (ART GP) Honda protégé Nirei Fukuzumi posted the quickest time in both the morning and afternoon session on day one of post-season testing at the Yas Marina Circuit. The ART Grand Prix driver’s best time was set in the afternoon with a 1:55.479. Jack Aitken (testing for French squad ART GP) was second quickest in both sessions.

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Nov 30

GP2 action resumes at the Yas Marina Circuit

2016 post-season tests: Day 1 – Entry List 

2016 post-season tests: Day 1 – Entry List There is no rest for the wicked: just three days following the conclusion of the 2016 season, the GP2 paddock remains in full alert and ready for post-season testing at the Yas Marina Circuit.

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Nov 30

Fukuzumi tops morning GP3 session in Yas Marina

ART Grand Prix’s Nirei Fukuzimi leads the way

Fukuzumi tops morning session in Yas MarinaFollowing the conclusion of the 2016 GP3 Series season, the teams remained at the Yas Marina Circuit ready to embark on a three day post-season test in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 30

Trident Motorsport GP2 & GP3 post seasonal test sessions preview

Trident Motorsport GP2 & GP3 Abu Dhabi test preview

Trident Motorsport logo On track for the last test sessions of the 2016 season. The 2016 sporting journey of Team Trident didn’t conclude with the final round of the GP2 and GP3 series seasons held last week at Yas Marina.

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Nov 28

Leclerc and Fuoco to line up in GP2 with Prema for 2017

2016 GP3 Series Champion Leclerc and Fuoco graduate to GP2

Leclerc and Fuoco to line up in GP2 with Prema for 2017 Prema Racing is delighted to announce their driver line-up for the upcoming 2017 GP2 Series. In an effort to defend the team and driver titles achieved this season, the Vicenza-based squad will rely on an extremely talented combination. For next season, Prema will field Ferrari Driver Academy prospects Charles Leclerc and Antonio Fuoco, who will line-up for their first year in the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Racing Engineering to run Louis Delétraz and Gustav Malja at the Abu Dhabi post-season testing

November 30th to December 2nd

Racing Engineering logo Three days after the 2016 GP2 season ends all the teams will be back in action in Abu Dhabi for the annual post-season test that starts on Wednesday, 30th November and finishes at the end of Friday, 2nd December. We are pleased to reveal that the two drivers who will be running in the Racing Engineering GP2 cars for this three-day test are Switzerland’s Louis Delétraz and Sweden’s Gustav Malja. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Thoughts of a Champion – Pierre Gasly

Newly crowned GP2 Champion Pierre Gasly tells us about his season

GP2 - Thoughts of a Champion - Pierre Gasly GP2 Series: Pierre Gasly, 2016 GP2 champion – how does that sound? Pierre Gasly: It’s amazing! I have no words to describe how I feel now: it’s been such a long season, a really hard fight with many drivers, and we kept fighting to the end, and to get it at the last round is just unbelievable!

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Nov 27

Lynn sprints to GP2 win as Gasly crowned Champion

Briton on top as Frenchman claims 2016 title

GP2 - Alex Lynn (DAMS) Alex Lynn dominated this afternoon’s Sprint Race in Abu Dhabi, claiming the final win of the 2016 season with an experienced, rapid run from lights to flag ahead of Johnny Cecotto and Sergey Sirotkin, while further back Antonio Giovinazzi could manage no better that P6, handing the title to teammate Pierre Gasly. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Hughes victorious in Yas Marina GP3 race 2

DAMS racer Jake Hughes wins final race of the season

GP3 - DAMS racer Jake Hughes wins final race of the season What a turnaround for Jake Hughes: After a disastrous start to the weekend, the DAMS rookie started yesterday’s Race 1 from the pitlane and fought back to earn himself a front row start for the final race of the season.

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Nov 26

Gasly soars to GP2 Feature Race victory

Frenchman retakes title lead with emphatic win

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly laid down a marker in the fight for the 2016 drivers’ standings with an assertive fourth win of the season in this evening’s Feature Race in Abu Dhabi: a great start and superb drive saw the Frenchman make the chequered flag almost 7 seconds ahead of Nobuharu Matsushita and Artem Markelov. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

We sat down with newly crowned GP3 Series Champion Charles Leclerc to discuss his winning season…

Thoughts of a champion

GP3 - Charles Leclerc (ART Grand Prix) portrait GP3 Series: Charles Leclerc, GP3 Series Champion. How does that sound? Charles Leclerc: It sounds really nice. It feels so good. It’s such a relief for me and the team. We’ve worked so hard for this result. They’ve done an amazing job all season to provide me and my teammates with the best car. It has been a great year. They made me grow a lot as a driver as well. That helped me to win the Series. It feels so good!
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