Tag Archive: ART Grand Prix

Apr 21

Jörg ends Day 2 of pre-season test on top

DAMS rookie fastest on second day in Barcelona

GP3 - Kevin Jorg (DAMS) DAMS and Renault Sport Academy’s Kevin Jörg was quickest overall on the second and final day of pre-season testing today at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. The Swiss set his time in the afternoon session and finished one tenth ahead of his teammate Jake Hughes. ART Grand Prix’s and Ferrari Driver Academy’s Charles Leclerc posted the quickest time in a very wet morning session. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Parry quickest on Day Two in Valencia

Koiranen GP driver on top in GP3 pre-season test in Spain

GP3 - Matthew Parry (Koiranen GP) Koiranen GP’s Matthew Parry posted the quickest time this morning on a wet track at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia on the second day of pre-season testing. The Brit’s best lap was 0.064’s faster than ART Grand Prix’s Nirei Fukuzumi. Ferrari Driver Academy and fellow ART GP debutant Charles Leclerc clocked the fastest time in the afternoon session. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Janosz fastest on Day One in Valencia

Trident driver leads the way at second GP3 pre-season test in Spain

GP3 - Artur Janosz (Trident) Trident’s Artur Janosz recorded the best time on day one of pre-season testing in Valencia with a 1:21.755 which was set in the morning session. Koiranen GP’s Matthew Parry topped the afternoon times in a 1:21.932 at Circuit Ricardo Tormo. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

GP3 heads to Valencia for second official pre-season test

Circuit Ricardo Tormo hosts two day test this week

GP3 heads to Valencia for second official pre-season testGP3 Series is back in action this week for the second official pre-season test ahead of the 2016 campaign. Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Spain hosts the two day test session which runs on Thursday 7th April to Friday 8th April. The G3P race season starts next month in Barcelona on May 13-14-15.

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Mar 31

Norman Nato ends GP2 Day 3 on top

Racing Engineering ace quickest in final day at Jerez de la Frontera

GP2 - Norman Nato (Racing Engineering) Frenchman Norman Nato concluded this week’s second pre-season testing at the top of the timesheets: he lapped the Spanish track in a 1:24.518 ahead of Arthur Pic and Nobuharu Matsushita. Rapax driver Pic was quickest in the afternoon session.

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Mar 30

Jordan King ends on top on GP2 Day 2

Racing Engineering driver quickest in morning session at Jerez de la Frontera

 
GP2 - Jordan King (Racing Engineering)It has been a fruitful day for Briton Jordan King who set the best laptime in a 1:24.449 in the morning session – one tenth quicker than rookie Antonio Giovinazzi and Nobuharu Matsushita. In the afternoon, Rapax Gustav Malja was quickest.

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Mar 29

Norman Nato tops Day 1 session at Jerez

Racing Engineering man leads the way in second GP2 pre-season test
GP2 - Norman Nato (Racing Engineering) The GP2 Series field is back on track this week for the second 2016 pre-season test session at Circuito de Jerez, Spain. The paddock was greeted by blue skies but cold temperatures. When the pitlane turned green, it was Alex Lynn who fed onto the track first but he was closely followed by his teammate Nicholas Latifi and the rest of the pack.

Mar 24

Fuoco fastest again on GP3 day three in Estoril

Trident’s Antonio Fuoco sets the pace on final day of pre-season test

GP3 - Antonio Fuoco (Trident)Trident and Ferrari Driver Academy’s Antonio Fuoco was quickest again on the third and final day of pre-season testing at Circuito Estoril in Portugal. The Italian’s best laptime of 1:27.293 was set in the morning session and was almost half a second faster than the best time set here last season with the previous generation car. Fuoco also led the way in the afternoon.

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Mar 24

Line-up for GP3 day 3 of pre-season testing in Estoril

Jenzer Motorsport add Chinese rookie to their test squad

Line-up for day 3 of pre-season testing in EstorilThere are two amendments to the line-up for day three of pre-season testing at Circuito Estoril in Portugal. Jenzer Motorsport will run with rookie Hongli Ye from China in car #20, with Colombian Oscar Tunjo switching to car #19.

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Mar 23

Fuoco fastest on GP3 day two in Estoril

Italian tops both morning and afternoon pre-season test

GP3 - Antonio Fuoco (Trident) helmet Trident and Ferrari Driver Academy’s Antonio Fuoco was quickest in both sessions on the second day of pre-season testing at Circuito Estoril in Portugal. The Italian driver’s best lap time of 1:27.991 set in the morning was two tenths quicker than ART Grand Prix’s Alexander Albon. Fuoco again headed the timesheet in the afternoon, this time just 0.062s clear of Arden International’s Jack Aitken. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Fukuzumi fastest on GP3 day one in Estoril

ART Grand Prix rookie leads the way in pre-season testing

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi (ART GP) The 2016 season officially got underway today with day one of pre-season testing at the Circuito Estoril in Portugal. Three days of testing will take place here this week following the successful shakedown of the new GP3/16 car earlier this month.

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Mar 11

GP2: Pierre Gasly ends on top on Day 3

PREMA Racing’s driver quickest in morning session

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Red Bull protégé Pierre Gasly concluded this week’s pre-season testing on top of the timesheets: he lapped the Spanish track in an impressive laptime of 1:27.386 during this morning’s session ahead of Norman Nato and Antonio Giovinazzi. Rapax driver Gustav Malja was quickest in the afternoon session.

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Mar 10

GP2: Pierre Gasly quickest on Day 2

PREMA Racing’s ace tops session at Barcelona

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Cold temperatures and sunny conditions graced the paddock this morning on Day 2 of pre-season testing at Circuit de Catalunya. When the pitlane turned green, Pierre Gasly and Status Grand Prix’s Meindert van Buuren were the first to feed onto the track, quickly followed by the rest of the drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

GP2: Sergey Sirotkin tops Day 1 session at Barcelona

ART Grand Prix man quickest in opening pre-season test day

GP2 - Sergey Sirotkin (ART Grand Prix) Russian driver Sergey Sirotkin made a good start to his 2016 season by setting the best laptime in today’s pre-season test. The ART ace lapped the Spanish track in a 1:29.141 during the morning session ahead of Pierre Gasly and Alex Lynn. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

GP2 Series back in action at Barcelona

First three-day pre-season test session opens tomorrow in Spain

GP2 - Barcelona The 2016 GP2 Series officially kicks off tomorrow with the first test session of the year at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. Teams and drivers have gathered for three days, from Wednesday 9th to Friday 11th, in order to prepare for the twelfth season in the category which will open on May 13th in Barcelona, alongside the Formula One Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Positive conclusions from two day shakedown

Third generation car shows strong reliability in Magny-Cours

GP3 - Matevos Isaakyan (Koiranen GP) It was another fruitful day for the shakedown of the third generation car at Magny-Cours in France. The GP3/16 was once again run on track with all seven teams using just one car only. The purpose of this was for the squads to learn how to operate the brand new machine and to test its reliability. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Successful shakedown for the GP3/16 car in Magny-Cours

Positive opening day with the third generation car
GP3 - Magny-Cours - Jake Hughes (DAMS) History was made today when the GP3 teams got their first experience of the brand new GP3/16 car at a non-official test in Magny-Cours circuit in France.

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Feb 29

ART Grand Prix GP3 series line up

Charles Leclerc will join the team
GP3 Series - ART Grand Prix - Charles Leclerc ART Grand Prix is very pleased to announce that the 18 year old Monegasque, Charles Leclerc will join the team for the upcoming GP3 Series season and will team-up with Alexander Albon, Nyck de Vries and Nirei Fukuzumi.

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Feb 26

ART Grand Prix GP3 series line up

ART Grand Prix is happy to confirm their third signing for this year’s GP3 Championship, 19 year old Alexander Albon
ART Grand Prix GP3 - Alexander Albon Alexander has a superb resume to his credit, winning several karting championships between 2004 and 2011. Shortly after his debut in motorsport, he became part of the Red Bull junior team in 2012 and the Lotus F1 junior team in 2013.

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Feb 25

Nyck de Vries confirmed at ART Grand Prix

McLaren junior second driver revealed at French outfit

Nyck de Vries confirmed at ART Grand PrixART Grand Prix is thrilled to announce that the 21 years old Dutch racer Nyck de Vries will be carrying the team’s colours in the upcoming 2016 GP3 Series. Nyck made a strong impression from the moment he stepped into the karting scene at the tender age of four and he has not looked back.

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