Tag Archive: ART Grand Prix

Jun 25

Nato reclaims sprint win from Leclerc (updated)

Leclerc takes the flag, Nato claims the victory

Charles Leclerc (PREMA Racing ), Norman Nato (Pertamina Arden), Nicholas Latifi (DAMS)Norman Nato grabbed this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship Sprint Race victory at the Baku City Circuit despite following the championship leader Charles Leclerc across the line: the Monegasque driver had a 10 second penalty which sent the win back to the Frenchman, ahead of Leclerc and Nicholas Latifi.

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Jun 24

Leclerc dominates Baku feature race

Monegasque driver eases to third victory

Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing; Nyck De Vries, Rapax; Nicholas Latifi, DAMS; Baku City CircuitCharles Leclerc showed his rivals a clean pair of heels in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race at the Baku City Circuit, easily controlling the race for a lights to flag victory, his second in a feature race and third overall, ahead of Nyck De Vries and Nicholas Latifi.

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Jun 23

Leclerc scorches to fourth pole

Monegasque leads the way in Baku qualifying

Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Baku City CircuitCharles Leclerc has continued his imperious form in qualifying by claiming his fourth pole position in a row with two stunning laps during this afternoon’s qualifying session at the Baku City Circuit, setting the two fastest times to ensure that Nobuharu Matushita and Nicholas Latifi had no chance to break his pole position run this season.

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Jun 23

De Vries leads the way in Baku

Dutchman on top in free practice

Nyck De Vries, Rapax, Baku City CircuitNyck De Vries has claimed the top spot in a busy free practice session this morning at the Baku City Circuit, grabbing P1 late in the session and holding on despite the best efforts of his rivals to depose him over the closing minutes to lead the way by a tenth from Jordan King and Luca Ghiotto.

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Jun 22

2017 Round 4 preview: Baku, Azerbaijan (updated)

All you need to know about the fourth round of the season

2017 Round 4 preview Baku, Azerbaijan

The FIA Formula 2 Championship returns to the streets of Baku, Azerbaijan this weekend for the fourth round of the 2017 campaign.


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Jun 07

Nirei Fukuzumi ends midseason testing on top

ART Grand Prix driver quickest in Budapest

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi (ART Grand Prix)Honda protégé Nirei Fukuzumi set a blazing laptime of 1:31.943 in this morning’s final testing day at the Hungaroring in Budapest to top the overall times for the two days in Budapest, while in the afternoon Raoul Hyman was quickest of a studious session.

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Jun 06

George Russell sets the pace in Day 1

Briton quickest in first day of mid-season test at Hungaroring

George Russell (ART Grand Prix)The GP3 Series paddock has gathered at the Hungaroring in Budapest for a two day test mid-season session ahead of Round 2 at the Red Bull Ring in Austria next month. ART’s George Russell was the quickest man in both sessions of the opening day, with a fastest laptime of 1:32.159 set in the morning session, ahead of Dorian Boccolacci and Alessio Lorandi in P2 and P3 of the overall timings.

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May 27

De Vries scorches to Monaco win (updated)

Dutchman dominates Sprint Race for victory 

F2 - Nyck De Vries, Rapax; Johnny Cecotto, Rapax; Gustav Malja, Racing Engineering, MonacoNyck De Vries crushed his rivals in this afternoon’s Sprint Race at the Circuit de Monaco, stealing a march on his teammate at the start before soaring off into the distance for a relatively simple, if well-deserved, win in the Principality to lead a Rapax 1-2 from Johnny Cecotto and Gustav Malja.

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May 26

Rowland flies to Monaco feature win

Briton defies Monaco curse for famous victory

F2 - Oliver Rowland, DAMS; Artem Markelov, RUSSIAN TIME; Nobuharu Matsushita, ART Grand Prix, MonacoOliver Rowland has overturned his traditional poor luck at the Circuit de Monaco to record an emphatic victory in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Feature Race, flying around the fabled streets of the Principality to grab the top step of the podium ahead of Artem Markelov and Nobuharu Matsushita.

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May 25

Leclerc soars to pole in Monaco

Local driver heads Group A for top spot

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, MonacoCharles Leclerc has delighted his local fans by grabbing provisional pole in a dramatic split qualifying session this afternoon at the Grand Prix de Monaco, leading the way in Group A ahead of Oliver Rowland before watching Group B from the pits as Alexander Albon headed the second group but missed the Monegasque’s time by just one hundredth of a second.

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May 25

Leclerc tops home free practice

Monegasque leads the way in the Principality

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, MonacoCharles Leclerc belied his lack of experience racing around his home circuit in Monaco by claiming the top spot in this afternoon’s free practice session, biding his time as he came to terms with the fabled circuit before grabbing P1 late in the session by a tenth from Sergio Canamasas and Oliver Rowland.

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May 25

2017 FIA Formula 2 Preview: Round 3, Monaco

All there is to know about the second round of the season

2017 Round 3 Preview: Monte Carlo, Monaco The FIA Formula 2 Championship returns to the Principality of Monaco for the jewel of the calendar this weekend for the third round of the 2017 campaign for the most prestigious races of the year: the entire field dreams of winning around the fabled streets of Monte Carlo, and for two lucky drivers that dream will come true this week.
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May 14

F2: Matsushita sprints to victory in Barcelona (updated)

Japanese driver grabs win when Latifi stutters

F2 - Nobuharu Matsushita, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaNobuharu Matsushita put himself in the driver’s seat to collect victory in this morning’s Sprint Race at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona with a solid, mature drive to P2 in the opening stages before a mistake by race leader Nicholas Latifi gave the McLaren development driver a clean run through for his first win since last year’s sprint race in Monaco, ahead of DAMS teammates Oliver Rowland and Latifi. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

GP3: Maini flies to race 2 victory (updated)

Indian claims maiden win in Barcelona

GP3 - Arjun Maini, Jenzer Motorsport, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaArjun Maini has dominated this morning’s race 2 at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, easily grabbing the lead into turn one when the lights went out before leaving his rivals floundering with a mature and impressive sprint all the way to the flag to win by 6 seconds from Dorian Boccolacci and Alessio Lorandi. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

GP3: Fukuzumi soars to maiden win (updated)

Japanese driver victorious in Barcelona

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaNirei Fukuzumi has dominated his rivals for his first GP3 Series win this afternoon at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, leading a close fight with ART teammate Jack Aitken before the Briton suffered a mechanical gremlin which eased the pressure on the Japanese driver, who then flew to a 7 second victory over Leonardo Pulcini and Alessio Lorandi. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

F2: Leclerc scorches to feature victory (updated)

Monegasque blasts from pole to chequered flag

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaCharles Leclerc has dominated this afternoon’s feature race at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, winning from pole but having to work hard all race long after a safety car threw everyone’s strategies out the window to win from Luca Ghiotto on the same strategy and Oliver Rowland on the alternate tyre choice. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

GP3: Aitken flies to Barcelona pole

Briton tops dramatic first qualifying session

GP3 - Jack Aitken, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaJack Aitken emerged on top of this morning’s season-opening qualifying session at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, finding a gap in traffic and soaring to pole in the closing minutes of the session to deny teammate Nirei Fukuzumi and Dorian Boccolacci by just over a tenth. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

GP3: Fukuzumi on top for opening free practice

Japanese driver leads the way in Barcelona

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaNirei Fukuzumi has nabbed the top spot in the opening free practice session of the 2017 GP3 Series this afternoon at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, leading the way for almost the entire session with a lap of 1:35.933 despite a last minute challenge from Arjun Maini and Marcos Seibert. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

F2: Leclerc flies to Barcelona pole

Monegasque steals top spot in final minute

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaCharles Leclerc has stolen pole position for tomorrow’s feature race at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, dramatically grabbing the top spot in the last minute after a late red flag to deny Luca Ghiotto, who thought he had timed his run perfectly to finish just before the stop, and Nyck De Vries, who claimed his second top three qualifying position in a row. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Leclerc tops free practice in Barcelona

Monegasque driver leads the way
Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaCharles Leclerc has topped this morning’s free practice session at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, setting the pace early on to grab the top spot despite close pressure in a busy session from Alexander Albon and Sergio Sette Camara.

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