Category Archive: Formula 2, GP2 Series, GP3 Series

Sep 21

Charles Leclerc to set for FP1 sessions

Charles Leclerc will be driving the Sauber C36-Ferrari

2017-09-21 - SauberF1Team - Charles LeclercThe Sauber F1 Team is pleased to confirm that Charles Leclerc will be in the cockpit of the Sauber C36-Ferrari during four free practice sessions ahead of the upcoming 2017 Formula One Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Jerez Q&A with Nyck De Vries: “I feel very happy in my new environment.”

At Spa, he scored points in the first race finishing seventh and on Sunday he was on the podium with an excellent second place

Jerez Q&A with Nyck De VriesYoung Dutch driver Nyck De Vries joined the Racing Engineering team just two race weekends ago, at Spa, and despite not having worked with the Spanish team before or being able to test the car prior to his first race he immediately showed why he will be a future F1 star.

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Sep 03

F2: Ghiotto soars to Monza sprint win

Italian reclaims top step in front of home fans

F2 - Luca Ghiotto, Sergio Sette Camara, Antonio Fuoco, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaLuca Ghiotto has reset his emotional clock after a penalty handed down last night lost his feature race victory to countryman Antonio Fuoco by claiming a dominant victory in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship sprint race, with a formidable drive on his home circuit to claim a popular win ahead of Sergio Sette Camara and Fuoco.

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Sep 03

GP3: Russell wins dramatic Monza race

Briton leads ART 1-2-3 for Teams’ title

GP3 - George Russell, Jack Aitken, Anthoine Hubert, ART Grand Prix, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaGeorge Russell put the long wait for the start of Race 1 behind him by claiming a strong win in this morning’s race at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, keeping his head while chaos reigned behind him to head home an ART 1-2-3 ahead of teammate’s Jack Aitken and Anthoine Hubert to claim the team’s 7th title in 8 seasons.

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Sep 02

F2: Ghiotto loses victory

Fuoco handed win after countryman’s penalty

Ghiotto loses victoryLuca Ghiotto has lost the win in this afternoon’s feature race at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza after the race stewards judged him to have gained an advantage after exceeding track limits at the first chicane on the last lap of the race, handing the Italian a 5 second penalty for his actions.

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Sep 02

GP3: Monza Race 1 postponed

Race 2 cancelled

Monza Race 1 postponedFollowing today’s heavy rain and track conditions, GP3 Series Race 1 at the Autodromo di Monza has been postponed to Sunday.

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Sep 02

F2: Ghiotto wins in dramatic Monza feature

Italian claims last gasp victory in wet home race

F2 - Luca Ghiotto, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaLuca Ghiotto has grabbed a spectacular last lap victory in a chaotic FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race this afternoon at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, sneaking into the lead when Nyck De Vries and Charles Leclerc came together ahead of him for an emotional Italian 1-2 ahead of countryman Antonio Fuoco and Nobuharu Matsushita. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

GP3: Qualifying cancelled, Fukuzumi on pole

Rain caused session cancellation, results from practice to be used

GP3 - Wet conditions, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaNirei Fukuzumi has been handed pole position for this afternoon’s Race 1 at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza after this morning’s qualifying session was cancelled due to track conditions: the grid will be formed using yesterday’s free practice times, with the Japanese driver to line up ahead of ART Grand Prix teammates George Russell, Anthoine Hubert and Jack Aitken.

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Sep 01

GP3: Fukuzumi on top for Monza free practice

Japanese leads the way after late charge

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi, ART Grand Prix, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaNirei Fukuzumi grabbed the top spot late in this afternoon’s GP3 Series free practice session at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, setting his best lap on the last tour to stop the clocks at 1:38.594 and lead home an ART Grand Prix ahead of George Russell, Anthoine Hubert and Jack Aitken.

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Sep 01

F2: Matsushita soars to Monza pole

Japanese driver claims maiden pole

F2 - Nobuharu Matsushita, ART Grand Prix, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaNobuharu Matsushita has grabbed his first pole position at this level in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship qualifying session at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, soaring to the top spot early in the session and holding on through two red flag periods for pole by 0.089s ahead of Nyck De Vries and Louis Deletraz. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

F2 2018 unveiled in Monza (+photos)

New generation car revealed to international media in Italy

F2 2018 unveiled in Monza_3The FIA Formula 2 Championship unveiled the F2 2018 to the international media in Monza today. The new car, which will be raced in the 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons, was revealed in the Formula 1 paddock ahead of the 9th Round of the 2017 F2 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

GP3 Series Monza, Italy preview

GP3 Series 2017 Round 6 preview

2017 Round 9 preview: Monza, ItalyThe teams return to the legendary Autodromo Nazionale Monza for Round 5 of the 2017 GP3 Series, the second section of a gruelling back to back set of races a few days after last weekend’s round at the fabled Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

FIA Formula 2 Championship Monza, Italy preview (updated)

FIA Formula 2 Round 9 preview
2017 Round 9 preview: Monza, ItalyThe teams arrived at one of the most legendary circuits in the world, the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, for Round 9 of the FIA Formula 2 Championship just days after another tough fight at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps for possibly the toughest back to back challenge in motorsport.

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Aug 28

Sean Gelael to drive FP1 for Scuderia Toro Rosso

The 20 year old Indonesian is currently competing in the FIA Formula 2 Championship

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso Scuderia Toro Rosso is pleased to announce that Sean Gelael will be driving one of its cars in the Free Practice 1 sessions at four Grands Prix this season; Singapore, Malaysia, USA and Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 27

F2: Sette Camara flies to maiden win

Brazilian leads from lights to flag in Spa sprint race

F2 - Sergio Sette Camara, Circuit de Spa-FrancorchampsSergio Sette Camara has claimed his first FIA Formula 2 Championship victory in fine style with a storming drive in this morning’s sprint race at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, making an astonishing getaway when the lights went out and running off into the distance to win from Nyck De Vries and Luca Ghiotto.

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Aug 27

GP3: Alesi flies to victory in Spa

Frenchman claims third consecutive Sunday win

GP3 - Giuliano Alesi, Race 2, Circuit de Spa-FrancorchampsGiuliano Alesi’s great run of Sunday form continued this morning when he nabbed his third consecutive Race 2 victory after leading from lights to flag in this morning’s GP3 Series race at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, looking unruffled as he lead home series leader George Russell and Trident teammate Ryan Tveter. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 27

GP3: Russell dominates Race 1 in Spa

Briton soars to victory, leads ART 1-2-3

GP3- George Russell, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Spa-FrancorchampsGeorge Russell has cruised to his third win of the season with a demonstration run of pace and guile in this afternoon’s Race 1 at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, dealing with an attack from teammate Nirei Fukuzumi early on before cruising to victory by over 7 seconds from the race-long fight between Jack Aitken and Fukuzumi for another all ART Grand Prix podium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

F2: Leclerc soars to feature victory in Spa

Monegasque dominates from lights to flag for 6th win

Leclerc soars to feature victory in SpaCharles Leclerc put in a crushing display of dominance for victory in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, storming off from pole when the lights went out and leaving his rivals floundering in his wake as he brought home his sixth win of the season by almost half a minute, ahead of Artem Markelov and Oliver Rowland.

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Aug 25

GP3: Russell on top in wet Spa qualifying

Briton holds on for pole in rain affected session

GP3 - George Russell, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Spa-FrancorchampsGeorge Russell has nabbed pole position in a wet/dry qualifying session at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, grabbing the top spot late in a tricky session which saw little rain but ran on a wet circuit throughout, to finish almost three tenths ahead of teammate Nirei Fukuzumi and Arjun Maini.

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Aug 25

F2: Leclerc dominates wet Spa qualifying

Monegasque on pole in rain and red flag affected session

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Spa-FrancorchampsCharles Leclerc has claimed yet another pole position for his collection in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship qualifying session at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, defying the rain and a resultant red flag to grab the top spot well ahead of title rivals Nicholas Latifi and Oliver Rowland.

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