Tag Archive: Alexander Rossi

May 29

Alexander Rossi finds victory in IndyCar

Series rookie takes victory at 100th Running Of The Indianapolis 500

Starting from the 11th position, rookie Alexander Rossi has won today’s historical 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race driving the No. 98 NAPA AUTO PARTS / Curb Honda for the Andretti-Herta Autosport collaboration. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Pagenaud makes it three in a row with GP of Indianapolis win

Simon Pagenaud turned the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis into a “fuyez.”

Simon PagenaudThat’s French for “runaway,” which is exactly what Pagenaud and his No. 22 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet did to the field as he roared to his third consecutive Verizon IndyCar Series victory. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Gasly grabs GP2 pole in Barcelona (updated)

PREMA Racing claim top spot on debut

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly emerged on top in a dramatic qualifying session this afternoon at the Circuit de Catalunya, grabbing his fourth GP2 pole (and third in a row) and the first for PREMA Racing on their series debut in the closing minutes to deny Norman Nato and Alex Lynn as the clock ticked down to zero. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Pierre Gasly on top in GP2 free practice

Frenchman leads the way in Barcelona

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly claimed first blood in today’s free practice session in sunny Barcelona, leading the timesheets throughout most of the 45 minute session to take the honours in the first live session of the 2016 GP2 Series season ahead of Alex Lynn and Artem Markelov. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Pagenaud makes it two in a row with Honda Grand Prix of Alabama win

“We are just on a roll” – Pagenaud

Simon PagenaudSimon Pagenaud’s dominance in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama was interrupted briefly by a late charge from Graham Rahal, but it didn’t last long. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Simon Pagenaud charges to first win for Team Penske in closest Long Beach race finish

“Hats off to my whole crew, to Kyle Moyer, my strategist, as well” – Pagenaud

Simon PagenaudRenowned for its glamour and stardom, the bright lights of Southern California were joined this weekend by the history, pageantry and outright speed of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

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Apr 03

Alexander Rossi keeps it cool in strong debut oval race

Making his oval debut at the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix

Alexander Rossi keeps it cool in strong debut oval race Alexander Rossi collected 18 more valuable points in his second race for the 2016 IndyCar Series this weekend, moving him to 12th in the Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Alexander Rossi takes top rookie position in debut IndyCar Series race

“This weekend was a learning experience for Alexander”- Rob Edwards

Alexander Rossi takes top rookie position in debut IndyCar Series race Alexander Rossi finished his first IndyCar Series race just outside the top ten in P12 and leader of the rookies as round one of the 2016 season got underway on the streets of St Petersburg, Florida.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

Manor Racing signs Alexander Rossi as Official Reserve Driver

American will be the first driver to perform simultaneous IndyCar & F1 roles 

10 - Manor Racing Alexander Rossi is back in the Manor Racing fold as Official Reserve Driver. Although he’ll be racing in the 2016 IndyCar Series, he will also be making history as the first driver to perform a Formula 1 role simultaneously.

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Mar 08

Team Outlook 2016: Andretti Autosport looks to rebound strong

Drivers: Carlos Munoz, Marco Andretti, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Alexander Rossi

Ryan Hunter-Reay and Marco Andretti2015 highlights: As the lead Honda team, Andretti Autosport had trouble figuring out the nuances of the aero kits and was not the force early on that many expected. Carlos Munoz did capture his first career win in the rain-shortened first race at Belle Isle, with teammate Marco Andretti second.

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Feb 23

Alexander Rossi to pilot No. 98 Honda for Andretti Autosport in Verizon IndyCar Series

Alexander Rossi will make his Verizon IndyCar Series debut in 2016 with Andretti Autosport

Alexander Rossi Rossi, who will make the transition from the FIA Formula 1 World Championship to IndyCar, will pilot the No. 98 Honda. Rossi makes his transition to IndyCar official with a rookie test day March 1 at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

Haryanto deadline looming?

“This week will be critical for Rio’s hopes of entering F1”

Haryanto deadline looming?Rio Haryanto’s hopes of joining the 2016 F1 grid with Manor could be realised this week – provided he has found the backing to guarantee one of the last two seats on offer…

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Dec 28

Rossi hints at imminent ‘exciting news’

“I would like to thank the Manor Marussia F1 team for their continued belief and commitment in me”

2015-10-22_37668 Alexander Rossi headed into the Christmas break hinting that he would have positive career developments to announce in the New Year. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 24

Alexander Rossi reflects on 2015

As I look back on 2015, it was fantastic and there’s plenty to be thankful for and acknowledged!

Alexander Rossi As the racing season winds up and the holidays begin, the winter break for a race car driver is always a period of great reflection on the year just passed. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

GP2 Sprint race cancelled due to barrier damage

Large accident on first lap brought race to an early close

GP2 - Sprint race cancelled due to barrier damage This afternoon’s sprint race at Yas Marina was cancelled due to substantial damage caused to the barriers after an accident on the first lap of the race. With the red flag shown on the first lap and the damage being unable to be repaired in time the event was closed, and no points will be awarded.
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Nov 28

Vandoorne blazes to seventh GP2 victory

Belgian wins again in Abu Dhabi
GP2 - Raffaele Marciello, Stoffel Vandoorne, Mitch Evans Stoffel Vandoorne has handed his team the perfect leaving gift by closing out his championship winning season with victory in the final feature race tonight in Abu Dhabi. His seventh win of the year also claimed the record for most wins in a season, to his obvious delight as he celebrated on the podium alongside Raffaele Marciello and Mitch Evans.

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Nov 27

Gasly lights up Abu Dhabi GP2 qualifying

Frenchman soars to final 2015 pole

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (DAMS) Pierre Gasly repeated his storming free practice performance by dominating this evening’s qualifying session in Abu Dhabi, denying 2015 champion Stoffel Vandoorne a final pole position for the season as the pair topped the timesheets ahead of Mitch Evans. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Gasly sets the pace in GP2 free practice

Frenchman leads the way in Abu Dhabi
GP2 - Pierre Gasly (DAMS) Pierre Gasly claimed the top of the timesheets in this morning’s free practice session in Abu Dhabi with a string of stunningly quick laps early in a cooler than usual session in the emirate, easily leading home McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne and ART teammate Nobuharu Matsushita.

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Nov 26

GP2 Series Round 11 Preview – Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi

Facts for the final round of the season

GP2 Series Round 11 Preview – Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi The final round of the 2015 season takes place this week at the Yas Marina Circuit. Just a few days ago, newly crowned Champion Stoffel Vandoorne proved that his motivation was still running high: the Belgian ace qualified on the front row and then dominated the feature race from lights to flag.

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Nov 21

Evans sprints to Sakhir GP2 win

RUSSIAN TIME driver victorious at Bahrain International Circuit
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix), Mitch Evans (RUSSIAN TIME), Alex Lynn (DAMS) Mitch Evans took his second win of the 2015 season in today’s sprint race at Bahrain International Circuit. From P6 on the grid, the RUSSIAN TIME ace was able to move up to the front of the field thanks to a mature drive. He crossed the finish line ahead of Stoffel Vandoorne and Alex Lynn.

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