Tag Archive: Alexander Rossi

Oct 02

Sochi Q&A with Alexander Rossi

“I think we will be in a good position to keep fighting for victories.”

Alexander Rossi - photo © GP2 Series Alexander Rossi’s recent race wins at Spa and Monza have moved him back into second place in the 2015 GP2 Drivers’ Championship and, with three race weekends remaining, the young American driver is determined to secure the runner-up spot at the end of the year.

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Sep 16

Manor Marussia F1 Team signs Rossi

American GP2 Series title contender to race in five of the remaining rounds of the 2015 season

09 - Manor F1 TeamThe Manor Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that it has signed Alexander Rossi as Race Driver for five of the seven remaining rounds of the 2015 season, competing alongside Will Stevens. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Haas rules out Alexander Rossi F1 move

“There is nobody out there at the moment” – Gunther Steiner

2014-06-07_0069 Haas F1 says it won’t be signing an American driver to its team for its inaugural Formula 1 World Championship season in 2016, ending Alexander Rossi’s hopes of making the step from GP2. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

Evans on top in dramatic GP2 sprint race (updated)

New Zealander muscles win on last lap

GP2 - Arthur Pic (Campos Racing), Mitch Evans (RUSSIAN TIME), Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix)Mitch Evans stole victory from Arthur Pic on the final lap following a race long battle for the win of this morning’s sprint race in Monza: the New Zealander broke his rival’s heart with a clinical move inside at the Rettifilo chicane with the Frenchman having to make do with holding off the Series leader Stoffel Vandoorne at the line. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Rossi flies to GP2 victory in Monza

American passes Vandoorne for win in feature race

GP2 - Rossi flies to victory in MonzaAlexander Rossi came to Monza this weekend to peg back Stoffel Vandoorne’s lead in the drivers’ championship, and this afternoon he did just that: the American trailed the McLaren test driver for lap after lap before blasting past on lap 23 en route to a storming victory in today’s feature race from Vandoorne and Mitch Evans. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Gasly soars to Monza GP2 pole

Red Bull tester claims maiden pole in Italy

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (DAMS)Pierre Gasly broke his rivals’ hearts with a stunning lap late in qualifying to claim his first GP2 pole this afternoon in Monza, repeating his efforts from this morning’s free practice to steal the top spot from Mitch Evans and Series leader Stoffel Vandoorne. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Gasly leads the way in Monza

Red Bull tester on top in GP2 free practice


Gasly leads the way in MonzaPierre Gasly has opened his Monza weekend in fine style by taking the top spot in this morning’s free practice session at the fabled Italian circuit: the Frenchman stopped the clock at 1:31.669 early in the session for a time which went unanswered by his rivals, with Alexander Rossi and Rio Haryanto the closest to his best lap.

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Sep 03

GP2 Series round 8 preview: Monza, Italy

Presentation of the eighth round of the 2015 season

GP2 - Monza“This is my favourite round of the year because it is my home race. It’s a very fast track with low downforce. It is quite tricky to find grip. You need to be really good in finding the limits of the car, but it’s quite difficult there. There are fast corners and a challenging first chicane. It’s not an easy layout. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Monza Q&A with Racing Engineering Ines Koschutnig

“With the encouraging results from Spa I really hope we can keep the momentum going.”

The temple of Italian motorsport, Monza, is the venue for this weekend’s GP2 Series races, round eight of the 2015 Championship and the Racing Engineering team and their two drivers, Alexander Rossi and Jordan King, are looking forward to the challenges of this famous circuit.

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Aug 23

Rossi soars to GP2 sprint win (updated)

American leads Racing Engineering 1-2
GP2 - Jordan King (Racing Engineering), Alexander Rossi (Racing Engineering), Mitch Evans (RUSSIAN TIME) Alexander Rossi has claimed his first win of the year in this morning’s sprint race at the Spa Francorchamps circuit, dominating his rivals after taking the lead on the first lap and controlling the pace throughout to bring home a 1-2 for Racing Engineering with Jordan King ahead of Mitch Evans.

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Aug 22

Vandoorne scorches to home victory

Belgian wins in strategic GP2 feature race

GP2 - Arthur Pic (Campos Racing), Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix), Artem Markelov (RUSSIAN TIME)Stoffel Vandoorne delighted the local fans by claiming an emotional feature race win today at Spa Francorchamps, leading from pole position despite a red flag for the dramatic crash by Daniel de Jong throwing everyone’s strategies into the air, with Arthur Pic and Artem Markelov joining the McLaren tester on the podium as a result. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Vandoorne takes fourth GP2 pole position at Spa

McLaren F1 tester shines at home
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix)He wanted it so much: Stoffel Vandoorne pocketed his fourth pole position of the season at home at Spa-Francorchamps thanks to a flawless drive and the perfect strategy. The Belgian driver set a laptime of 1:56.278, one tenth better than rookie Oliver Rowland. Sergey Sirotkin completed the top three.

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Aug 21

Vandoorne tops Spa free practice

McLaren F1 tester quickest in opening session

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix)GP2 Series leader Stoffel Vandoorne came back from the summer break on top form: the Belgian ace set the fastest laptime in today’s free practice session on home soil at Spa-Francorchamps. He was one tenth quicker than Mitch Evans. Alexander Rossi completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

GP2 Series Round 7 Preview: Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

Facts, stakes and figures

GP2 - Spa-Francorchamps, BelgiumThe GP2 action returns this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps after a well-deserved and well-needed summer break. All eyes will focus on Series leader and local hero Stoffel Vandoorne who will have at heart to please his home crowd. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Spa Q & A with Romain Goasguen: “As always, we have high expectations for this weekend.”

Engineer Romain Goasguen looks forward to this weekend in Spa

Racing Engineering logoRound seven of the 2015 GP2 Series sees the Racing Engineering team heading to the circuit of Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, one of the most popular tracks on the calendar with drivers and spectators alike.

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Jul 26

Matsushita dominates for sprint win

Japanese driver delights team with first GP2 victory
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix), Nobuharu Matsushita (ART Grand Prix), Sergey Sirotkin (Rapax) Nobuharu Matsushita crushed the competition for his first GP2 victory this morning at the Hungaroring, easily claiming the win in a sprint race where everyone else struggled with their tyres in the cooler conditions to lead the first ART 1-2 since Sam Bird and Jules Bianchi in Monza 2010, ahead of teammate Stoffel Vandoorne and Sergey Sirotkin.

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Jul 25

Lynn scorches to Budapest GP2 victory (updated)

Briton dominates rival for first feature win
GP2 - Alex Lynn (DAMS) Alex Lynn put on a crushing display of speed and guile to claim his first feature race victory in scorching conditions this afternoon at the Hungaroring, leading for most of the race and picking the right tyre strategy to win ahead of DAMS teammate Pierre Gasly and Sergey Sirotkin.

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Jul 24

Lynn flies to maiden GP2 pole

DAMS ace denies Vandoorne at the Hungaroring

GP2 - Alex Lynn (DAMS)Reigning GP3 Series Champion Alex Lynn took his first GP2 pole position in today’s qualifying session at Budapest. The Briton set the fastest laptime of the day in a 1:28.022 pipping Series leader Stoffel Vandoorne from the top spot by 0.019s. Arthur Pic completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Vandoorne on top in GP2 free practice

Series leader quickest at the Hungaroring

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix)Series leader Stoffel Vandoorne was back on top this morning: the Belgian ace set the quickest laptime in today’s free practice session at Budapest in a 1:28.969, a clear four tenths from title rival Rio Haryanto. Alex Lynn completed the top 3. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

GP2 Series Round 6 Preview – Budapest, Hungary

Presentation of the sixth round of the 2015 season

2015 GP2 Series Round 6 Preview - Budapest, Hungary

The fifth round of the 2015 season was one to remember as Sergey Sirotkin out-performed the rest of the field in qualifying and the feature race at Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

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