Tag Archive: ART Grand Prix

Apr 26

Pulcini tops final day of pre-season tests

Brazilian, Aitken fast in morning, Lorandi in afternoon

GP3 - Leonardo Pulcini, Arden International, Circuit Ricardo Tormo (Test)Leonardo Pulcini has nabbed the top spot on the final day of the pre-season GP3 Series tests at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, setting the fastest time of 1:21.233 in the early qualy-style portion of the morning session with Jack Aitken joining him later on the same time, just two hundredths ahead of Dorian Boccolacci. Alessio Lorandi topped the afternoon with a time of 1:21.333, just ahead of Raoul Hyman and Boccolacci. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Boccolacci tops first day in Valencia

Frenchman heads morning, Russell tops afternoon  

GP3 - Dorian Boccolacci, Trident, Circuit Ricardo Tormo (Test)Dorian Boccolacci has carried over his Barcelona form to the new pre-season GP3 Series test at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, setting the fastest time of the first day in the morning session with a time of 1:21.191 to lead the way ahead of Jack Aitken and George Russell, who topped the afternoon session with a late lap of 1:21.814 ahead of Alessio Lorandi and Boccolacci. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Final pre-season test opens in Valencia

GP3 reforms for last two day run in Spain

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat ValencianaThe 2017 GP3 Series season restarts tomorrow for the third and final pre-season test, to be held at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia on 25-26 April. The teams and drivers will use the 2 day test to finalise preparations for the opening race of the season, at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona on 12-14 May.

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Apr 20

Boccolacci tops day two of Barcelona test

Frenchman heads both sessions of final day  

GP3 - Dorian Boccolacci, Trident, Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona (Test) (2)Dorian Boccolacci has claimed the day two bragging rights by heading both sessions of today’s GP3 Series test session at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, using the gloriously sunny but mild conditions to his advantage by claiming both top spots: this morning in a qualifying-style session with a time of 1:32.896, just 0.012s ahead of Nirei Fukuzumi and Jack Aitken, and this afternoon in a long run session with a lap of 1:34.022, well ahead of Alessio Lorandi and Tatiana Calderón. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Fukuzumi leads first day in Barcelona

Japanese driver tops the afternoon session for day 1 honours

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona (Test)Nirei Fukuzumi has grabbed the top of the timesheets for the first day of the second GP3 Series pre-season test of 2017, leading the way this afternoon in a warm and dry session at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona with an early laptime of 1:33.685, four tenths faster than ART teammate Anthoine Hubert and Arjun Maini, who claimed the honours in the morning’s wet/dry session. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Leclerc storms to dramatic sprint win (updated)

Monegasque fights back for victory despite pitstop

F2 - Charles Leclerc, Bahrain International CircuitCharles Leclerc made use of an unexpected Plan B to blast to a dramatic win in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship sprint race at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, stopping for fresh rubber from the lead of the race and emerging in P14 before fighting all the way back up for victory ahead of a crestfallen Luca Ghiotto and Oliver Rowland. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Markelov blasts to Bahrain win

Russian gamble pays off for first F2 victory

F2 - Artem Markelov, RUSSIAN TIME; Norman Nato, Pertamina Arden; Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing; Bahrain International CircuitArtem Markelov gambled on a different tyre strategy to his rivals at the first FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race this afternoon at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, mastering the scorching conditions and the life of his tyres to blast past Norman Nato and Charles Leclerc in the closing stages of the race for a masterful win.

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Apr 14

Leclerc soars to F2 pole

Monegasque takes first top spot

Leclerc soars to F2 pole Charles Leclerc grabbed the first pole position of the FIA Formula 2 Championship by running opposite to his rivals with a bold strategy, coming out early on his second set of tyres to steal a march on the field and claim the top spot this evening ahead of PREMA Racing teammate Antonio Fuoco and Nyck De Vries.

 

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Apr 14

Rowland on top in practice

Briton leads the way in first F2 session

F2 - Oliver Rowland, DAMSOliver Rowland has topped the timesheets in the first FIA Formula 2 Championship free practice session with a blistering lap under scorching conditions this morning at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, leading the way for most of the session by less than a tenth from Artem Markelov and Charles Leclerc. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

De Vries claims final day of Bahrain test

Dutchman leads the way on day three

F2 - Nyck De Vries, Rapax, Bahrain International CircuitNyck De Vries has set the pace on the final day of the FIA Formula 2 test at the Bahrain International Circuit, grabbing the top spot in both sessions as he denied his rivals twice over, with a time of 1:40.583, just seven thousands ahead of Nobuharu Matsushita and Oliver Rowland, in the morning session, and with an afternoon time of 1:41.880, ahead of Rapax teammate Johnny Cecotto and Norman Nato.

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Mar 30

Latifi claims day two honours in Bahrain

Canadian tops morning, De Vries the afternoon session

F2 - Nicholas Latifi, DAMS, Bahrain International CircuitNicholas Latifi has topped day two by setting the pace in this morning’s test session at the Bahrain International Circuit, stopping the clock at 1:40.541 in the second half of the session to top the timesheets ahead of RUSSIAN TIME teammates Luca Ghiotto and Artem Markelov, while the afternoon was given over to race simulations, with Nyck De Vries topping the timesheets on 1:41.212 ahead of Gustav Malja and Charles Leclerc. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Leclerc sets the pace in Bahrain

Monegasque ace quickest in dry/wet/dry Day 1

F2 - Charles Leclerc (PREMA Racing)Charles Leclerc has set the bar for the second FIA Formula 2 pre-season test by topping the timesheets this morning at the Bahrain International Circuit: the PREMA Racing man’s best laptime remained unchallenged in a dry/wet/dry afternoon session

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Mar 28

FIA Formula 2 test opens in Bahrain

Second pre-season test sees teams shift to Middle East

FIA Formula 2 test opens in BahrainThe second pre-season test of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship kicks off tomorrow, with another three day session taking place this time out at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. The teams and drivers will look to improve their cars from Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

Jack Aitken ends day 2 on top

British ace fastest in wet/dry, Russell fastest overall

GP3 - Jack Aitken, ART Grand PrixJack Aitken has grabbed the day 2 bragging rights by topping this afternoon’s session in mixed conditions on the final day of the first GP3 Series test session of 2017 at the Circuito de Estoril, easily surpassing George Russell’s best time in wet conditions this morning with a laptime of 1:28.125, but Russell claimed the overall honours with the best time of the test at 1:27.606, set yesterday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Norman Nato grabs day 3 honours

Frenchman on top in morning, Luca Ghiotto in the afternoon session

F2 - Norman Nato (Pertamina Arden)Norman Nato set the fastest time of the 3 day FIA Formula 2 Championship test when he topped this morning’s penultimate session in Barcelona, setting a qualifying style lap of 1:27.834 to take home the first pre-season bragging rights ahead of Oliver Rowland (0.054) and Alexander Albon (0.105). In the final session of the test, Luca Ghiotto stopped the clocks at 1:29.565 to top the afternoon ahead of Johnny Cecotto (0.262) and Nyck De Vries (0.426). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Albon fastest on day two in Barcelona

Thai fastest, but De Vries tops afternoon session

F2 - Alexander Albon, ART Grand PrixAlexander Albon stepped up a spot overnight to take the day two honours with the fastest time in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship test session in Barcelona, grabbing the top spot from Johnny Cecotto and Artem Markelov by 0.175s, while Nyck De Vries stole the top spot this afternoon in a session largely dedicated to race simulations, ahead of PREMA pairing Antonio Fuoco and Charles Leclerc.

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Mar 13

Nobuharu Matsushita tops first day in Barcelona

Japanese heads afternoon session on first day of test

Johnny Cecotto (Rapax)Nobuharu Matsushita claimed the first day honours after topping this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship pre-season test in Barcelona, stopping the clock halfway through the session with   a time of 1:29.061 to lead ART Grand Prix teammate Alexander Albon and Norman Nato, who both finished on the same time, by just under a tenth and top this morning’s best time set by Johnny Cecotto by almost two tenths. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

FIA Formula 2 breaks cover in Barcelona

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

2013-05-12 - Pirelli - Spain - Circuit de Catalunya 02The 2017 FIA Formula 2 season officially kicks off tomorrow with the first test session of the year at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. The teams and drivers have set up camp for the next three days, from Monday 13th to Wednesday 15th, to prepare themselves and their drivers ahead of the debut of the new championship which will start in just one month’s time, on April 14th at the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

ART Grand Prix GP3 Series line up 2017

ART Grand Prix is pleased to announce the addition of Anthoine Hubert in its 2017 GP3 Series line-up

After competing in karting at a national and international level, the 20-year-old Frenchman began his career in motorsport with a title in French Formula 4 in 2013.

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Feb 21

ART Grand Prix GP3 Series line up 2017

Jack will race for a second consecutive season in the GP3 Series

ART Grand Prix GP3 Series line up 2017 ART Grand Prix is pleased to confirm that Jack Aitken has joined their GP3 Series driver line up for the upcoming 2017 Championship season.

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