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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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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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Jun 19

Alaska Coffee Roasting extends partnership with Team Rossi Motorsports

Currently 2nd in the GP2 Series driver rankings

Alexander Rossi - Alaska Coffee Roasting Team Rossi Motorsports, LLC, the managing company for the American driver, Alexander Rossi are proud to announce their partnership extension with Alaska Coffee Roasting. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Richie Stanaway quickest at Yas Marina (updated)

Status Grand Prix driver sets fastest laptime on Day 3

GP2 - Richie Stanaway (Status Grand Prix) The final day of the pre-season testing at Yas Marina opened once again in windy conditions. Alexander Rossi was the first driver to feed onto the track, closely followed by teammate Jordan King, but it was Stoffel Vandoorne who was the early pace setter.

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Dec 18

Alexander Rossi on the 2014 Season

With the holidays and New Year fast approaching, I find myself busy preparing for a 2015 race program.

Alexander Rossi logo This is also a good time to reflect on 2014 and it’s important for me to share my journey and my appreciation towards all of you.

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May 11

Nasr sprints to first GP2 victory (updated²)

Brazilian claims maiden win

GP2 - Felipe Nasr (Carlin) Felipe Nasr has finally taken a monkey off his back by claiming his maiden GP2 victory with a fine run to the flag in this morning’s sprint race in Barcelona, setting up the win with a strong start before eking out a gap from Jolyon Palmer and Tom Dillmann.

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Oct 16

Alexander Rossi and K1 Speed open the doors to motorsport fans across America

Fans and racers alike will have the exclusive opportunity to meet with Alexander Rossi

Alexander Rossi logo K1 Speed and Alexander Rossi are proud to collaborate on an open event in Austin, Texas on 13th November 2013.

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Jul 07

Lancaster powers to sprint win (updated)

Briton leads from lights to flag in Germany

GP2 - Jon Lanncaster (Hilmer Motorsport)Jon Lancaster has claimed his second sprint race victory in a week with a strong, mature race this morning at the Nurburgring, leading all the way from the start to win ahead of countryman James Calado and Fabio Leimer. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Coletti reigns in Monaco (updated)

Monegasque driver sprints to home win

GP2 - Adrian Quaife-Hobbs (MP Motorsport), Stefano Coletti (Rapax), Mitch Evans (Arden International)Stefano Coletti achieved a life’s ambition by winning today’s sprint race in Monaco, looking untouchable on his home circuit as he handled the changing conditions better than his rivals while controlling his pace to easily lead home Adrian Quaife-Hobbs and Mitch Evans. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

RUSSIAN TIME driver scores first GP2 win for Russian squad in nail-biting finale (updated²)

Bird bags Sakhir Sprint Race

GP2 - Sam Bird (RUSSIAN TIME)It’s happy time for RUSSIAN TIME at Bahrain International Circuit: Sam Bird took a lights-to-flag maiden win for the newcomers holding off a charging Felipe Nasr.

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Oct 31

Rossi tops Day 2 in Barcelona

Caterham Racing driver quickest in rain affected session

GP2 SeriesGP2 - Alexander Rossi (Caterham Racing)Day two of the first post-season test session opened this morning at Circuit de Catalunya on a very wet track with rain pouring down incessantly. It took a while before the first drivers braved the tricky conditions in order to do their installation laps. Kevin Ceccon at Ocean was the first one to feed on to the track, but it was Sergio Canamasas at Lotus GP who set a first laptime albeit a pretty slow one compared to yesterday’s best time.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Home win takes Bianchi top

Jules Bianchi was in a class of his own

Jules BianchiWorld Series by Renault logoFrance’s Jules Bianchi (Tech 1 Racing) made the most of home advantage to win at Paul Ricard on Sunday and move five points clear of Robin Frijns (Fortec Motorsports) in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series standings. The Dutchman could do no better than ninth on a damp track, while Antonio Felix da Costa (Arden Caterham) backed up his fine recent form with second place and Sam Bird (ISR) kept his flickering title hopes alive by finishing third. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Maiden victory for Antonio Felix da Costa

“I was handed the win after Kevin Magnussen retired” – Antonio Felix da Costa

Antonio Felix da CostaFormula Renault 3.5 logoHaving driven a superb race, Kevin Magnussen (Carlin) seemed on course to claim his second win of the season in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series. However, on the final lap, the Dane was forced to stop his car following a gearbox oil leak. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

Alexander Rossi to work with Intel at Gamescom

Caterham F1 Team Test Driver, Alexander Rossi will join INTEL at 2012 Gamescom, Cologne, Germany, August 17th and 18th.

2012-06-09_0005Ticket ShopGamescom 2012 marks the fourth year for this successful gaming conference, debuting in 2009 with some 245,000 visitors and 458 exhibitors from 31 countries making it the largest gaming platform conference in the world. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

“As Test Driver for Caterham F1 Team, I look forward to representing both Caterham and Rockwell Collins at the Airventure, Air Show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin”

Alexander Rossi and Caterham F1 Team to join Sponsor Rockwell Collins in OSH KOSH

2012-05-11 - Spanish Grand Prix 4782012-06-09_0005Caterham F1 Team Test Driver Alexander Rossi has confirmed his presence alongside Caterham F1 Team supplier Rockwell Collins at the prestigious 2012 EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, USA, running from July 23rd – 29th. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Alexander Rossi Satisfied with Podium in Monaco

He moves up to fourth place on the Drivers’ Championship table

Alexander Rossi - MonacoWorld Series by Renault logoAlexander Rossi drove a stunning race in Monaco today to bring home a 15 points haul for his Arden Caterham team in its inaugural Formula Renault 3.5 race in the Principality. He moves up to fourth place on the Drivers’ Championship table, with Arden Caterham in sixth position in the Teams’ Championship.

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May 10

Alexander Rossi to Drive in Formula 1™ Free Practice

At 2012 Spanish Grand Prix

Team Lotus F1 Team Young Driver Test, Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, 15/17 November 2011Portrait at Caterham F1 Team factory - seat fit 1st May 2012In his capacity as Official Test Driver for the Caterham F1 Team, American driver Alexander Rossi will drive in the first Free Practice session of the forthcoming Spanish Grand Prix on Friday; on this occasion replacing the team’s racing driver Heikki Kovalainen. Alexander will be the first American driver since Scott Speed in 2007 to take to an F1 track during an official round of the pinnacle of motorsport, the FIA Formula 1™ World Championship.

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Apr 05

Limited running for Rossi and Arden Caterham WSR Team in Barcelona test

Second collective FR3.5 test at the Circuit de Catalunya

World Series by Renault - Arden Caterham Motorsport - Alexander RossiWorld Series by Renault - Arden Caterham Motorsport - Alexander Rossi 1Alexander Rossi joined his Arden Caterham Motorsport World Series by Renault team for the second collective FR3.5 test at the Circuit de Catalunya, near Barcelona this week. However torrential rain, mixed conditions, mechanical and electrical car issues meant that the newly formed squad made limited progress into its planned running programme on either day of the test. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Rossi ready for next step after F1 test with Team Lotus

Alexander Rossi impressed with Team Lotus F1 test and ready for next step in his career

2011-11-19 - Team Lotus - Abu Dhabi - Alexander Rossi (6)2011-11-19 - Team Lotus - Abu Dhabi - Alexander Rossi (1)American, Alexander Rossi was pleased with his first full day with Team Lotus in the T128-04 at ‘Yas Marina Circuit. The American driver supported by AirAsia and Team Lotus drove last weekend at ‘Yas’ for Caterham AirAsia in the GP2 finale where he is finished 13th and 7th. Rossi is a graduate from World Series by Renault in 2011, finishing 3rd overall in championship with 2 wins and 7 podiums.

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Oct 06

Alexander Rossi confident going into WSR season finale in Barcelona

He sits in fourth place in the Formula Renault 3.5 Championship

World Series by Renault logoWSR - Alexander Rossi - Paul RicardFor the season finale of the 2011 World Series by Renault season, American driver Alexander Rossi heads to the spectacular city of Barcelona in southern Spain this week. He sits in fourth place in the Formula Renault 3.5 Championship with 138 points, while his Fortec Motorsports team are in second position in the Teams competition with 185 points.

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