Tag Archive: ART Grand Prix

Jan 19

ART Grand Prix 2017 GP3 Series line-up

The ART Grand Prix team is pleased to announce the signing of George Russel to their 2017 GP3 driver line up.

GP3 - George Russell (ART GP) AM session The 18 year old has an impressive racing resume which includes championship victories in karting before making his single seater debut in 2014, where he won the BRDC Formula 4 Championship. This victory paved the way for his first GP3 test in December of the same year. George also won the prestigious McLaren Autosport BRDC Award and a Formula One test with the Woking based squad.

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Jan 19

George Russell joins Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Junior Driver Programme

Rising British star becomes the latest talent selected by the Silver Arrows for racing support

 George Russell2016 proved a breakthrough year for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Junior Programme. Pascal Wehrlein shone in his first Formula One season with Manor Racing, posting a string of impressive qualifying performances to reach Q2 five times – in addition to clinching only the second ever points scoring finish for the team at the Austrian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 22

Master ART-Class

ART Grand Prix’s Sébastien Philippe discusses their dominant season

Master ART-ClassWe catch up with ART Grand Prix’s Team Manager Sébastien Philippe to discuss yet another winning season for the French squad…
(Interview conducted ahead of season finale…)

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Dec 02

Latifi ends on top

DAMS driver fastest overall during three days GP2 test  
Latifi ends on top Nicholas Latifi concluded his GP2 season on top at Yas Marina Circuit: the Canadian driver from DAMS set the fastest overall laptime over the past three days of post-season testing with a 1:49.929. Johnny Cecotto (Rapax) and Jordan King (MP Motorsport) completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Russell fastest on Day 3 of Yas Marina GP3 Test

ART Grand Prix’s George Russell on top during final test day

GP3 - George Russell (ART GP) AM session George Russell (ART GP) posted the fastest time on Day 3 of testing. The Briton’s best laptime of 1:55.364 which was set in the morning was six tenths quicker than Trident’s Santino Ferrucci and Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi.

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Dec 02

King sets the morning GP2 pace

Briton quickest on Day 3 in opening session

King sets the morning paceJordan King set the fastest laptime in today’s morning session on the last day of post-season testing at Yas Marina Circuit. With a laptime of 1:49.880, the MP Motorsport driver lapped 0.523s quicker than Racing Engineering’s Louis Delétraz. Johnny Cecotto (Rapax) completed the top three.

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Dec 02

Russell leads the way in morning GP3 session

ART Grand Prix’s George Russell sets early pace at Yas Marina Circuit

Russell leads the way in morning sessionGeorge Russell (ART GP) posted the fastest time in the morning session on Day 3. The Briton’s best laptime of 1:55.364 was six tenths quicker than Trident’s Santino Ferrucci and Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi.

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Dec 01

Alexander Albon ends on top on Day 2

ART Grand Prix ace fastest overall at Yas Marina Circuit

GP2 - Alexander Albon (ART Grand Prix) Alexander Albon topped the second day of post-season testing at Yas Marina: at the wheel of an ART Grand Prix car, the Thai clocked in a laptime of 1:49.062. Raffaele Marciello and Charles Leclerc completed the top three.

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Dec 01

Lorandi fastest on Day 2

Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi posts best time in GP3 post-season test

GP3 - Alessio Lorandi (Jenzer Motorsport) Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi clocked the quickest time on day two of post-season testing. The Italian’s laptime of 1:55.734 was set in the afternoon. Finn and Red Bull protégé Niko Kari led the way in the morning session at the Yas Marina Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Kari tops morning GP3 session on Day 2

Arden International’s Niko Kari fastest

Kari tops morning session on Day 2Finn and Red Bull protégé Niko Kari led the way on the morning session of day two of post-season testing at the Yas Marina Circuit. The Arden International tester was the only driver to lap in the 1m’55s. ART Grand Prix’s Jack Aitken and Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 30

Raffaele Marciello tops GP2 Day 1 session at Abu Dhabi

Trident driver quickest in opening post-season test day

GP2 - Raffaele Marciello (Trident) Raffaele Marciello set the best laptime in today’s post-season test session at the Yas Marina Circuit. The Italian lapped the track in a 1:49.937 at the wheel of a Trident car during the afternoon session ahead of Nobuharu Matsushita (ART Grand Prix) and Oliver Rowland (DAMS).

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Nov 30

Fukuzumi fastest on day 1 of GP3 test in Yas Marina

ART Grand Prix’s Nirei Fukuzumi leads the way in post-season test

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi (ART GP) Honda protégé Nirei Fukuzumi posted the quickest time in both the morning and afternoon session on day one of post-season testing at the Yas Marina Circuit. The ART Grand Prix driver’s best time was set in the afternoon with a 1:55.479. Jack Aitken (testing for French squad ART GP) was second quickest in both sessions.

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Nov 27

Lynn sprints to GP2 win as Gasly crowned Champion

Briton on top as Frenchman claims 2016 title

GP2 - Alex Lynn (DAMS) Alex Lynn dominated this afternoon’s Sprint Race in Abu Dhabi, claiming the final win of the 2016 season with an experienced, rapid run from lights to flag ahead of Johnny Cecotto and Sergey Sirotkin, while further back Antonio Giovinazzi could manage no better that P6, handing the title to teammate Pierre Gasly. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Gasly soars to GP2 Feature Race victory

Frenchman retakes title lead with emphatic win

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly laid down a marker in the fight for the 2016 drivers’ standings with an assertive fourth win of the season in this evening’s Feature Race in Abu Dhabi: a great start and superb drive saw the Frenchman make the chequered flag almost 7 seconds ahead of Nobuharu Matsushita and Artem Markelov. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Gasly charges to Abu Dhabi GP2 pole

Frenchman uses alternate strategy for final pole

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly strategised his way to possibly his most important pole position, holding his nerve and staying put in the pitlane while every other driver stormed onto the Abu Dhabi circuit when the track ran green before finally emerging as his rivals were returning, giving himself a clear track to drag home a dominant fifth pole position of the season ahead of Sergey Sirotkin and Artem Markelov, with his title rival and teammate Antonio Giovinazzi having to make do with 6th position. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Gasly leads the way in Abu Dhabi

Frenchman on top in GP2 Free Practice

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly got his Abu Dhabi weekend started to plan after topping the timesheets in this morning’s Free Practice session in the emirate, grabbing P1 late in a busy session ahead of former teammate Alex Lynn and title rival Antonio Giovinazzi. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

GP2 Series round 11 preview: Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi

Presentation of the final round of the season

2016 GP2 Series Round 11 Preview Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi (Antonio Giovinazzi, Pierre Gasly, Raffaele Marciello) The final round of the 2016 GP2 season takes place this week at the Yas Marina Circuit. Last month, at the tenth and penultimate round in Sepang, rookie Antonio Giovinazzi proved his worth again after he dominated the Feature Race from start to finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Renault explains reasons for Hulkenberg signing

Hulkenberg is expected to form part of an all-new driver line-up for Renault alongside Esteban Ocon
2016-07-10-Sunday-0020 Renault team principal Frederic Vasseur has revealed it was Nico Hulkenberg’s skills as a ‘real leader’ that contributed to its decision to sign him for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship.
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Oct 02

Ghiotto claims maiden GP2 win in Sepang

Trident rookie takes lights to flag victory in Sprint Race

GP2- Luca Ghiotto (Trident) 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.

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Oct 01

Giovinazzi glows in Sepang

Italian rookie takes fifth GP2 win as PREMA Racing grab Series title

GP2 - Antonio Giovinazzi (PREMA Racing) 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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