Tag Archive: ART Grand Prix
Trident rookie takes lights to flag victory in Sprint Race
2015 GP3 Series vice champion Luca Ghiotto has grabbed his first GP2 win today at Sepang International Circuit: the Italian ace drove a mature race and survived pressure from Raffaele Marciello in the closing stages to cross the finish line ahead of his countryman. In third, Pierre Gasly reduced the gap to teammate Antonio Giovinazzi in the Drivers’ standings.
Italian rookie takes fifth GP2 win as PREMA Racing grab Series title
PREMA Racing driver Antonio Giovinazzi resumed his impressive form at Sepang International Circuit: the Italian denied Sergey Sirotkin on the final lap of an action-packed Feature Race to score a fifth win his Series debut season. Behind the pair, Norman Nato completed the podium from seventh on the grid.
Frenchman tops red-flagged Qualifying session
The Red Bull protégé claimed his fourth GP2 pole of the season in today’s dramatic Qualifying session at Sepang International Circuit. Pierre Gasly clocked a laptime of 1:42.181 on his first flying lap and on his first stint. He denied teammate Antonio Giovinazzi by 0.082s in what is PREMA Racing’s third front row lock out. Raffaele Marciello completed the top three.
Frenchman sets the pace in Sepang
The penultimate round of the 2016 GP2 season kicked off in the best possible way for Series leader Pierre Gasly: the Red Bull protégé set the fastest laptime of the Free Practice session this afternoon at Sepang International Circuit with a laptime of 1:42.352. Antonio Giovinazzi and Raffaele Marciello completed the top three.
GP2 Series Sepang, Malaysia preview
The GP2 action resumes this weekend at Sepang International Circuit for the penultimate round of the 2016 season. The event will open on Thursday with the free practice session; qualifying will take place on Friday, whilst the Feature and Sprint races will happen on Saturday and Sunday respectively.
Italian takes fourth GP2 victory at home
Antonio Giovinazzi delighted his home fans after passing countryman Raffaele Marciello on the final lap to win this afternoon’s Feature Race at Monza, taking the top spot from the back of the grid by making the right tyre call and gaining an advantage from a safety car mishap to lead home an Italian 1-2 ahead of Gustav Malja.
Frenchman dominates for third 2016 pole
Pierre Gasly continued his winning ways by claiming his third pole of the season in this afternoon’s Qualifying session in Monza, leading the way for most of the period to grab the top spot despite late charges by PREMA Racing teammate Antonio Giovinazzi and Artem Markelov.
Frenchman on top despite stopping on track
Pierre Gasly has picked up where he left off by setting the pace in this morning’s Free Practice session in Monza, claiming the top spot despite a probable fuel issue halfway through the session halting his track time early, ahead of Artem Markelov and PREMA Racing teammate Antonio Giovinazzi.
Italian claims second victory of the weekend for PREMA Racing
Antonio Giovinazzi has grabbed the second win of the Spa-Francorchamps weekend for PREMA Racing with a dominant display of speed and consistency in this morning’s Sprint Race, making a great start before overtaking for the lead and stretching out a gap to the flag ahead of Gustav Malja and Luca Ghiotto.
Frenchman claims third win of the season
Pierre Gasly secured his third victory of the year with a strong drive on the right tyre strategy in this afternoon’s Feature Race at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, grabbing the lead early in the race and tearing away from his rivals to win ahead of Jordan King and Alex Lynn.
Italian rookie denies teammate in dramatic qualifying session
Antonio Giovinazzi has claimed his second GP2 pole position in the dying seconds of today’s qualifying session at Spa-Francorchamps: the Italian rookie denied teammate and Series leader Pierre Gasly who thought he had done enough until Giovinazzi crushed his hopes with a laptime of 1:56.607. Gustav Malja completed the top 3.
Russian driver quickest in GP2 opening session
Sergey Sirotkin came back from the summer break in fine form: the ART Grand Prix ace set the fastest laptime in today’s Free Practice session at Spa-Francorchamps in a 1:58.828, just 0.22s ahead of his closest rival Pierre Gasly. Norman Nato took third spot.
Briton sails to win in dramatic race
Alex Lynn cruised to victory in this morning’s Sprint Race in Hockenheim, making a strong start before leaving his rivals to squabble over the scraps and then easing late in the race for his second win of the season ahead of new standings leader Sergey Sirotkin and Arthur Pic.
Russian fights back from extra stop for victory
Sergey Sirotkin won from pole in this afternoon’s Feature Race at the Hockenheimring: if that sounds simple then it was anything but, as the Russian had to fight back after taking an extra stop under an early VSC period, battling for position throughout the race to clinch victory ahead of Luca Ghiotto and Pierre Gasly.
Russian nabs top spot in closing minutes
Sergey Sirotkin grabbed pole in the closing minutes of this afternoon’s Qualifying session at the Hockenheimring with a mature, controlled and quick lap after his rivals had returned to the pits to grab the top spot by just 0.016s from a surprised Pierre Gasly and Raffaele Marciello.
Frenchman leads the way in Hockenheim
Pierre Gasly has carried over his recent form by topping the timesheets in this morning’s Free Practice session at the Hockenheimring, setting the pace in a tight session which saw the top five drivers split by just two tenths ahead of Artem Markelov and Alex Lynn.