Tag Archive: Alex Lynn

Sep 06

Alex Lynn joining DS Virgin Racing for Formula E

The electric single-seater series has taken motorsport by storm in its first three seasons

Alex Lynn joining DS Virgin Racing for Formula EIt’s hard to find words to tell you how excited I am to be announced as a full-season driver with DS Virgin Racing in the FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 15

Race winner Bird draws Gp1 for Race 2 qualifying

Lynn takes stunning pole on debut

Sam Bird will need to overcome being drawn in Group 1 for tomorrow’s qualifying if he is to repeat his win in Race 2 of the Qualcomm New York City ePrix

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Jun 18

Le Mans 24 Hours: A 19th victory for Porsche at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (updated)

2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-15-0176After a race full of surprises and upsets, the #2 Porsche 919 Hybrid driven by Bernhard, Bamber and Hartley clinches its 19th victory at the Circuit des 24 Heures. A historic win! The second and third places go to two LMP2s Orecas fielded by Jackie Chan DC Racing (#38) and Vaillante Rebellion (#13).

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Jun 12

Alex Lynn Le Mans 24 Hours preview

“It will become more and more special as we go through Le Mans week….”

This is the earliest I’ve ever done a pre-race blog, because it’s the big one coming up during the next week: the Le Mans 24 Hours. I travelled down here on Sunday afternoon to meet up with the G-Drive Racing team because it all kicks off on Monday with scrutineering, and then we hit the track on Wednesday with free practice and the first qualifying session. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 30

Nurburgring 24 Hours review: Müller and Rast in the 24-Race podium

“It was a massive experience and one I won’t forget for a long time…” – Alex Lynn

The good and the bad times often are close neighbours and this applies in particular to motor racing. It was honestly heartbreaking to retire from the Nurburgring 24 Hours when we had such a good chance of a great result Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 12

WEC: Alex Lynn Silverstone preview

“Silverstone’s my favourite track and I think this is going to be a top weekend…”

WEC Alex Lynn Silverstone previewThe days are counting down now to the start of my first full season in the FIA World Endurance Championship, which begins with the Silverstone 6 Hours this weekend. I’m really excited to be joining the G-Drive Racing team to race their ORECA in the LMP2 class. But to say this is the start of my season as a driver would be false – it’s been flat-out over the past month! Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 20

Alex Lynn Sebring 12 Hours review

“Victory on my first attempt at the Sebring 12 Hours: it’s a dream…”

Alex Lynn Sebring 12 Hours reviewVictory on my first attempt at the Sebring 12 Hours… Well, I was dreaming of a win but, in the run-up to the race, all I knew was we had a good chance, and that we could obviously do it. But this IS a dream. I’m really happy – it surpassed all my expectations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 19

No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R captures 36 Hours of Florida honors

This time, there was no controversy – just an old-fashioned butt-whipping by the winning Prototype team

The No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing/Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi V.R, with Ricky Taylor behind the wheel, won the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona, with the No. 5 Action Express Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi V.R finishing second.

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Mar 16

WEC: Derani and Johnson line up with Ford for Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

2016-07-24-Sunday-0137The provisional entry list for the 6 Hours of Silverstone issued confirms the 28 cars expected for the opening round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship season on Sunday 16th April although not all teams have yet finalised their driver line ups, most notably in the LMP2 category. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 24

Lynn gets acquainted with No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi at Sebring test

It was a day of firsts at Sebring International Raceway for British racing driver Alex Lynn

Before Thursday’s first day of a two-day IMSA-sanctioned test at the site of next month’s 65th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, Lynn never had driven the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R he will share with 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona winners Jordan and Ricky Taylor. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 10

Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R team names Alex Lynn as its New Third Driver

“I am delighted to be making my IMSA debut with the Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R team”

On the heels of its thrilling victory in last month’s season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R has announced 23-year-old British driver Alex Lynn will join its full-time co-drivers and brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor for next month’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring and October’s Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 23

DS Virgin Racing has signed Formula 1 development driver and GP2 race winner Alex Lynn as its reserve driver in a multi-year deal

Alex Lynn joins DS Virgin as Development Driver

Lynn, 23, brings a wealth of experience and success in single-seater racing, having won the Formula Renault UK and GP3 titles alongside multiple GP2 races. He has also been working as an F1 development driver with Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 18

Double podium for United Autosports in Abu Dhabi

United Autosports finished second and third in the LMP3 class of the 2016 Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi (Saturday 17 December)

Double podium for United Autosports in Abu Dhabi The team continued their run of podiums in 2016 when Alex Lynn, Shaun Lynn and Richard Meins brought their Gulf Marine liveried #23 Ligier JS P3 home in second place after 12 hours of racing round the Yas Marina circuit. Finishing in third place were Jim McGuire, Matt Keegan, Nico Rondet and former Formula One driver Stefan Johansson in the #22 Ligier JS P3.
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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 »

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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 »

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Nov 25

Gasly charges to Abu Dhabi GP2 pole

Frenchman uses alternate strategy for final pole

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly strategised his way to possibly his most important pole position, holding his nerve and staying put in the pitlane while every other driver stormed onto the Abu Dhabi circuit when the track ran green before finally emerging as his rivals were returning, giving himself a clear track to drag home a dominant fifth pole position of the season ahead of Sergey Sirotkin and Artem Markelov, with his title rival and teammate Antonio Giovinazzi having to make do with 6th position. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 25

Gasly leads the way in Abu Dhabi

Frenchman on top in GP2 Free Practice

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly got his Abu Dhabi weekend started to plan after topping the timesheets in this morning’s Free Practice session in the emirate, grabbing P1 late in a busy session ahead of former teammate Alex Lynn and title rival Antonio Giovinazzi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

GP2 Series round 11 preview: Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi

Presentation of the final round of the season

2016 GP2 Series Round 11 Preview Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi (Antonio Giovinazzi, Pierre Gasly, Raffaele Marciello) The final round of the 2016 GP2 season takes place this week at the Yas Marina Circuit. Last month, at the tenth and penultimate round in Sepang, rookie Antonio Giovinazzi proved his worth again after he dominated the Feature Race from start to finish. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

Ghiotto claims maiden GP2 win in Sepang

Trident rookie takes lights to flag victory in Sprint Race

GP2- Luca Ghiotto (Trident) 2015 GP3 Series vice champion Luca Ghiotto has grabbed his first GP2 win today at Sepang International Circuit: the Italian ace drove a mature race and survived pressure from Raffaele Marciello in the closing stages to cross the finish line ahead of his countryman. In third, Pierre Gasly reduced the gap to teammate Antonio Giovinazzi in the Drivers’ standings.

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Oct 01

Giovinazzi glows in Sepang

Italian rookie takes fifth GP2 win as PREMA Racing grab Series title

GP2 - Antonio Giovinazzi (PREMA Racing) PREMA Racing driver Antonio Giovinazzi resumed his impressive form at Sepang International Circuit: the Italian denied Sergey Sirotkin on the final lap of an action-packed Feature Race to score a fifth win his Series debut season. Behind the pair, Norman Nato completed the podium from seventh on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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