Tag Archive: ART Grand Prix

Dec 15

GP3: ART Grand Prix is pleased to reveal the identity of another one of their 2018 drivers, Nikita Mazepin

Nikita Mazepin joins ART Grand Prix in 2018

Nikita Mazepin joins ART Grand Prix in 2018

The young Russian driver began his career with several years of karting, which culminated in a second place in the famous CIK-FIA KF category, in France in 2014, finishing behind McLaren’s rising star, Lando Norris, and just ahead of his new teammate, Callum Ilott. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 05

GP3: ART Grand Prix signs Callum Ilott

Ferrari Academy driver joins ART for 2018

ART Grand Prix signs Callum IlottART Grand Prix has signed British rising star Callum Ilott to drive for the team in the 2018 GP3 championship. The announcement comes just weeks after the 19 year old, who took a dominant win of Macau’s Qualification Race at the FIA F3 World Cup, was confirmed as the first-ever British member of the Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA).

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Dec 02

Albon tops test on day 3 in Abu Dhabi

Thai driver grabs fastest lap of test, Maini leads morning session

Albon tops test on day 3 in Abu DhabiAlex Albon has claimed the fastest lap of the 3 day FIA Formula 2 Championship post-season test at Yas Marina Circuit, topping the 3rd evening session with a lap of 1:48.110 halfway through to top the session ahead of Norman Nato and Nyck De Vries, while earlier in the morning session Arjun Maini was P1 with a time of 1:49.040, holding off rivals Norman Nato and Antonio Fuoco to the flag. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

GP3: Habsburg tops final day of Yas Marina test

Austrian leads morning session, Hughes tops afternoon

Habsburg tops final day of Yas Marina test

Ferdinand Habsburg has claimed the top spot for day 3 of the 2017 post-season GP3 Series test at the Yas Marina Circuit, stopping the clock at 1:54.869 in the morning session by over a tenth from teammate Jehan Daruvala and Nikita Mazepin and ensuring newcomers MP Motorsport topped all 3 days of the test, while Jake Hughes led throughout the afternoon session with a time of 1:55.578, less than a tenth ahead of Niko Kari and Daruvala. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 01

F2: Maini leads the way on day 2 in Abu Dhabi

Indian tops afternoon session, Delétraz quickest in morning

Maini leads the way on day 2 in Abu DhabiArjun Maini has grabbed the day 2 honours after running fastest in this evening’s session of the FIA Formula 2 Championship post-season test at Yas Marina Circuit, topping the timesheets just after the 1 hour mark with a lap of 1:48.645 to steal a march on Louis Delétraz and Alexander Albon, with the Swiss driver leading the way in the morning session with a lap at 1:49.134, less than a tenth from Albon and Nicholas Latifi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 01

GP3: Kari tops day two of Yas Marina test

Finn heads morning, Pulcini tops afternoon session

Kari tops day two of Yas Marina testNiko Kari continued where he left off yesterday by setting the pace once again on day 2 of the 2017 post-season GP3 Series test at the Yas Marina Circuit, stopping the clock at 1:54.733 this morning and beating his best time from yesterday by 0.2s and lead the way from Leonardo Pulcini and Giuliano Alesi by almost four tenths in the session, while Leonardo Pulcini claimed the honours this afternoon with a time of 1:55.210 by two tenths from Callum Ilott and Nikita Mazepin.

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Nov 30

GP3: Kari leads the way on day 1 in Abu Dhabi

Finn tops morning, Ilott heads afternoon session

Kari leads the way on day 1 in Abu DhabiNiko Kari has got the 2017 post-season GP3 Series test underway in fine form after topping day 1 at the Yas Marina Circuit, stopping the clock at 1:54.960 in the morning session to claim the top spot by almost 0.2s from Alessio Lorandi and Giuliano Alesi, while Callum Ilott headed the afternoon session with a time of 1:55.277, just ahead of Alesi and Leonardo Pulcini.          Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

F2: Leclerc ends on top with Abu Dhabi sprint win (updated)

Champion barges into lead on last lap of last race of 2017

Leclerc ends on top with Abu Dhabi sprint winCharles Leclerc topped off his championship run with victory in the final race of the 2017 Formula 2 Championship this afternoon for the sprint race at the Yas Marina Circuit, slicing through his rivals all race long before mugging race leader Alexander Albon last time through on the long straight and running all the way to the flag ahead of Albon and Nicholas Latifi.

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Nov 26

GP3: Boccolacci signs off with maiden win (updated)

Frenchman flies to victory in final race of 2017  

Boccolacci signs off with maiden win

Dorian Boccolacci finally grabbed his elusive maiden win in this afternoon’s Race 2 at the Yas Marina Circuit, making a strong start before overtaking for the lead early in the race and then soaring off into the distance in the last race of the 2017 GP3 Series, ahead of teammate Ryan Tveter and Daniel Ticktum. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 25

F2: Rowland builds Abu Dhabi feature win

Briton constructs a victory to close on Vice Champion status

Rowland builds Abu Dhabi feature winOliver Rowland build his third win of the season in a very technical FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race this evening at the Yas Marina Circuit, putting the various pieces together better than any of his rivals to run home 6.6s ahead of championship rival and poleman Artem Markelov and Antonio Fuoco, who passed teammate Charles Leclerc on the line as the chequered flag fell. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 25

GP3: Kari soars to maiden victory (updated)

Finn flies to Race 1 win in Abu Dhabi

Kari soars to maiden victoryNiko Kari drove a perfect race in this afternoon’s Race 1 at the Yas Marina Circuit, pushing up to the lead at the start and absorbing all the pressure his rivals could through at him, along with a couple of VSC periods, for his maiden win in the GP3 Series ahead of 2017 champion George Russell and Arjun Maini. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

F2: Markelov flies to Abu Dhabi pole

Russian shines in evening qualifying session

Markelov flies to Abu Dhabi poleArtem Markelov finally claimed his maiden FIA Formula 2 Championship pole at the last round of the 2017 season at the Yas Marina Circuit, making good on the potential he has shown over much of the year to dominate this evening’s qualifying session, stopping the clocks on 1:47.181 to grab the top spot by two tenths from Nyck De Vries and Antonio Fuoco. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

GP3: Russell strikes back for fourth pole

Champion on top in qualifying, ART top every pole for 2017

Russell strikes back for fourth pole

George Russell pulled out a champion’s drive in this afternoon’s qualifying session at the Yas Marina Circuit: the Briton defied the difficulty of jumping from GP3 to F1 with Force India and back today with a stunning last lap to claim his fourth pole position of the season (and rounding out 2017 by ensuring that ART Grand Prix grabbed every pole of the year) by three tenths from Arden International teammates Leonardo Pulcini and Niko Kari.

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Nov 24

F2: Albon leads the way in Abu Dhabi

Thai driver tops free practice at Yas Marina

Albon leads the way in Abu DhabiAlexander Albon has claimed the early honours with a strong lap halfway through this morning’s free practice session for the final round of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship at the Yas Marina Circuit, taking advantage of an almost clear track to stop the clock at 1:48.974 to grab the top spot by over a tenth from Norman Nato and Nyck De Vries.

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Nov 24

GP3: Kari grabs the honours in free practice

Finn flies to fastest lap in Abu Dhabi

Kari grabs the honours in free practice

Niko Kari has laid down a marker for his rivals for the final round of the 2017 season by claiming the top spot on his final lap of the Yas Marina Circuit in this morning’s free practice session, biding his time before claiming the honours when his rivals had no chance to usurp him for a laptime that was less than a tenth faster than Dorian Boccolacci and Nirei Fukuzumi.

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Nov 23

F2: Yas Marina Circuit, United Arab Emirates preview (updated)

FIA Formula 2 Championship round 11 preview

2017 Round 11 preview: Yas Marina Circuit, United Arab EmiratesThe final round of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship will be held this weekend at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, rejoining the F1 paddock for the glamourous finale of their 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 23

GP3: Yas Marina Circuit, United Arab Emirates preview (updated)

GP3 Series Round 8 preview

2017 Round 8 Preview: Yas Marina Circuit, United Arab Emirates

The teams head to the Yas Marina Circuit for Round 8 of the 2017 GP3 Series, the final round of the season at a circuit well known to both teams and drivers given its popularity as a test circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

FIA Formula 2 Championship’s 2018 Teams announced

Eleven teams entered for 2018 season with possible twelfth team to be confirmed

FIA Formula 2 Championship’s 2018 Teams announcedFIA Formula 2 Championship organisers are pleased to announce that eleven teams have been entered for the 2018 season. Eight of the outfits currently competing in the Championship will return, whilst three new squads will be introduced: Carlin, Fortec Motorsport and Charouz Racing System.

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Oct 08

F2: Markelov flies to fourth win (updated)

Russian on top in Jerez sprint race

F2 - Artem Markelov, RUSSIAN TIME, Circuito de JerezArtem Markelov bided his time before attacking late in the race to claim his fourth FIA Formula 2 victory in this afternoon’s sprint race at the Circuito de Jerez, preserving his tyres on a day were most of his rivals were losing theirs before making the race-winning move on lap 22 and flying away for the win by over 11 seconds from DAMS pair Nicholas Latifi and Oliver Rowland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 08

GP3: Lorandi wins Race 2, Russell is champion (updated)

Italian wins from pole, Briton grabs drivers’ title

GP3 - George Russell, ART Grand Prix, Circuito de JerezAlessio Lorandi has claimed his first GP3 Series win with a strong race from pole to flag in this morning’s Race 2 at the Circuito de Jerez, leading home Dorian Boccolacci and Niko Kari, while behind them George Russell brought home enough points to become the 2017 GP3 Series Champion with one round remaining in the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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