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Jul 02

GP2 Series round 5 preview

GP2 Series Silverstone, Great Britain preview

GP3 - Silverstone Series leader Stoffel Vandoorne is on a roll: though he missed out on pole position in Monaco, he made up for it by grabbing it in Spielberg at the following round. He then went on to take his fourth win out of four feature races in 2015.

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Jun 21

Haryanto holds on for GP2 sprint win

Indonesian driver defies Series leader for victory
GP2 - Rio Haryanto (Campos Racing) Rio Haryanto has claimed his second win of the season in this morning’s sprint race in Spielberg with a drive of skill, speed and cunning to defy series leader Stoffel Vandoorne and Nobuharu Matsushita despite driving with a broken front wing for the second half of the race.

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Jun 20

Vandoorne dominates GP2 in Austria

Belgian on top for fifth feature race in a row

GP2 - Sergey Sirotkin (Rapax), Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix), Alex Lynn (DAMS) Stoffel Vandoorne continued his domination of feature races this year with a crushing performance in this afternoon’s race in Austria, locking out the top spot once again as he has done each time out since Abu Dhabi last year, despite the best efforts today of podium finishers Sergey Sirotkin and Alex Lynn. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

Vandoorne dashes to seventh GP2 pole

McLaren tester leads ART Grand Prix front row at Spielberg
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne and Nobuharu Matsushita (ART Grand Prix)Once again on stellar form, Series leader Stoffel Vandoorne achieved a record today at the Red Bull Ring by snatching his seventh pole position, the most in GP2’s history.

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Jun 19

Sirotkin tops GP2 free practice

Rapax driver quickest in opening session at Spielberg

GP2 - Sergey Sirotkin (Rapax) Russian ace Sergey Sirotkin has had the perfect start to his Austrian weekend by setting up the fastest laptime of today’s free practice session in a blazing 1:14.880, three tenths clear of Mitch Evans. Series leader Stoffel Vandoorne completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

GP2 Series Round 4 Preview – Spielberg, Austria

Presentation of the fourth round of the season

GP2 Series Round 4 Preview – Spielberg, AustriaSince the start of the 2015 season, one man has dominated the rest of the pack: Stoffel Vandoorne in his second year of GP2 seems to be unbeatable.

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May 23

Stanaway storms to maiden GP2 win (updated)

Status Grand Prix ace victorious in Monte Carlo Sprint Race

GP2 - Richie Stanaway (Status Grand Prix) It’s a happy day for Richie Stanaway: the rookie has claimed his and his team’s maiden GP2 win controlling the race from start to finish with a display of maturity and calm driving. Behind him, Raffaele Marciello and rookie Sergey Sirotkin completed the podium.

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May 22

Vandoorne soars to Monaco GP2 victory

Belgian on top of the world after prestigious win

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix) McLaren tester Stoffel Vandoorne has claimed his third victory of the season in the most glamourous of surroundings, implementing the perfect strategy to win the feature race this morning in Monaco ahead of Alexander Rossi and Sergio Canamasas. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Rossi claims Monte Carlo GP2 pole

American driver on top in wet qualifying session

GP2 - Alexander Rossi (Racing Engineering) Alexander Rossi has claimed pole position – the second of his GP2 career – in the streets of Monte Carlo in wet conditions. The American driver set a laptime of 1:37.019, half a second clear of his closest rival Arthur Pic in Group B. Quickest in Group A, Raffaele Marciello will start from the front row in tomorrow’s feature race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Pic tops GP2 free practice

Campos Racing driver quickest in Monte Carlo

GP2 - Arthur Pic (Campos Racing) Frenchman Arthur Pic set the fastest laptime of this morning’s free practice session. He lapped the narrow streets of Monte Carlo in a 1:20.556 in the closing stages, two tenths quicker than Alexander Rossi and Pierre Gasly. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

GP2 Series teams Grand Prix report

Presentation of the third round of the season

GP2 - Monaco - Monte-Carlo After two rounds, Stoffel Vandoorne is leading the drivers’ standings by 37 points over his closest rival Rio Haryanto. With two wins, fours podiums, two pole positions and two fastest laps, the Belgian ace looks mighty strong. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Alex Lynn storms to maiden GP2 victory (updated²)

Williams F1 development driver holds off Vandoorne for first win
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix), Alex Lynn (DAMS), Pierre Gasly (DAMS) DAMS Alex Lynn powered to victory with a strong drive in this morning’s sprint race in Barcelona, claiming his first win with a mixture of aggression and maturity to claim the lead in the opening laps and then staying there despite the best efforts of Series leader Stoffel Vandoorne and Pierre Gasly. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

Vandoorne holds on to GP2 Feature win

McLaren tester denies pressure for victory
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix) Stoffel Vandoorne held off late pressure to win a tactical feature race in Barcelona this afternoon, having just enough to deny Mitch Evans and Alexander Rossi at the end despite their softer tyres to claim the top step on the podium and extend his lead in the championship.

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May 08

Vandoorne scorches to GP2 pole in Barcelona

McLaren tester on top again

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix) Stoffel Vandoorne has continued his crushing form, dominating his rivals to steal a record sixth pole in a row in scorching conditions this afternoon in Barcelona, leading almost all session long to take the top spot from Williams test driver Alex Lynn and Pierre Gasly. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Vandoorne leads the way in free practice

McLaren tester continues his good form in Barcelona

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix) Stoffel Vandoorne has carried over his front running form from Bahrain by topping the times in this morning’s free practice session in Barcelona, leading the way by half a second over rivals Mitch Evans and Alexander Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

GP2 Series Round 2 Preview – Barcelona, Spain

Presentation of the second round of the 2015 season

GP2 Series

 The opening round of the 2015 GP2 season which took place at Sakhir didn’t fail to deliver in terms of action and drama: if poleman Stoffel Vandoorne triumphed in the Feature Race, it wasn’t without panache. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Haryanto storms to first GP2 victory (updated)

Indonesian breaks duck in Bahrain
GP2 - Rio Haryanto (Campos Racing) Rio Haryanto claimed his long overdue maiden win with a mature drive in Bahrain, overtaking early in the race and then cruising off into the distance to win by 3 seconds from McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne and Nathanaël Berthon.

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Apr 18

Vandoorne fights back for crushing GP2 win

Belgian defies the strategies to win against the odds

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix) McLaren F1 test driver Stoffel Vandoorne won this afternoon’s feature race in Bahrain from pole position, but the victory came against the odds: an early safety car period gave his soft shod rivals a free pitstop, but the Belgian kept his nerve to drive back into contention and claim the win late in the race ahead of Rio Haryanto and Alexander Rossi.

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Apr 17

Stoffel Vandoorne takes fifth consecutive GP2 pole (updated)

Belgian ace leads ART Grand Prix front row in Bahrain
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix) McLaren F1 test driver Stoffel Vandoorne started his 2015 campaign the way he finished his previous one by putting his ART car on pole position in tonight’s qualifying session at Bahrain International Circuit.

Apr 17

Jordan King sets the pace at Bahrain International Circuit

Racing Engineering lead the way with a 1-2 in free practice

GP2 - Jordan King (Racing Engineering) The eleventh season of the GP2 Series kicked off today at Bahrain International Circuit with rookie Jordan King setting the pace with a laptime of 1:42.441, a mere 0.01s seconds quicker than his teammate Alexander Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

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