Tag Archive: Auto GP

Nov 07

Auto GP looks forward to 2015 Full-season budget set to 400.000€ 2015 drivers’ champion to get F1 test

Seven rounds on the schedule

Auto GP logo The AUTO GP series, promoted by Enzo Coloni, has many news and innovations already in the bag for the 2015 season, the sixth since its inception. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Estoril, Race 2: Shinya Michimi (Euronova) takes maiden Auto GP win.

Super Nova secures Teams’ title

Auto GP logo The 2014 Auto GP championship provided its last few verdicts today at Estoril. Super Nova managed to secure the Teams’ championship as they eventually succeeded in keeping Virtuosi UK at bay in Race 2.

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Oct 19

Estoril, Race 1: Tamas Pal Kiss (Virtuosi UK) wins and clinches runner-up spot

Tamas Pal Kiss, driving for Virtuosi UK, cruised to a flag-to-flag win today at Estoril, in Race 1 of the Auto GP 2014 finale.

Auto GP logo The Hungarian racer, who had also scored two points yesterday by taking the pole, mathematically clinched second place in standings. In addition to that, Virtuosi UK was able to reduce its gap from Super Nova in the team’s standings to just 7 points also thanks to a 5th place by Andrea Roda.

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Oct 18

Estoril, qualifying: Pal Kiss scores maiden pole

Tamas Pal Kiss scored the fastest lap of the day at Estoril in qualifying for the final round of the 2014 Auto GP championship.

Auto GP logo The Hungarian racer, fielded by Virtuosi UK, logged a personal best laptime of 1’28″759 to take his maiden pole position, which was also the first for the British squad. Thanks to today’s results they were able to tally one more point in their chase for the teams’ championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Estoril, Practice: Pal Kiss starts well in Portugal

The final round of the AutoGP weekend at Estoril started with a great laptime by Tamas Pal Kiss (Virtuosi UK).

Auto GP logo The Hungarian stopped the clocks in 1:42.601, edging the SuperNova duo of Markus Pommer and Vittorio Ghirelli by 0.7s. The Zele Racing stable followed in fourth and fifth: returning former F1 star Antonio Pizzonia was able to top his rookie team-mate, Angolan Luis Sa Silva.

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Oct 17

Auto GP set for 2014 season finale at Estoril

The closing round of the 2014 Auto GP championship is ready to kick-off on the Portuguese Estoril racetrack.

Auto GP logo With the title already in the pockets of Kimiya Sato, most of the attention is dedicated to the fight for the team’s title. Super Nova is leading the charts with 295 points thanks to the wins by Markus Pommer and Michela Cerruti, although the female racer won’t be on-track due to a back injury.


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Oct 17

Ghirelli to replace Cerruti in Estoril

Vittorio Ghirelli will be back racing in Auto GP at Estoril

Auto GP logo The series’ 2013 Champion will be entering the upcoming Portuguese round with Super Nova, the same team he worked with in his championship-winning run last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Antonio Pizzonia back to Auto GP in Estoril

Antonio Pizzonia will make a great return to Auto GP this weekend.

Auto GP logo The Brazilian, who endured a successful F1 stint in the 2000’s, will be back behind the wheel of an Auto GP car for the upcoming round at Estoril. Pizzonia made his Auto GP debut in 2012, entering the rounds at Curitba and Sonoma and cruising to victory straight away.

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Oct 15

Michela Cerruti forced to miss final Auto GP round

“I’m deeply saddened for not being able to enter the Estoril race with Super Nov” – Michela Cerruti

Auto GP - Michela Cerruti  (3) Michela Cerruti is unable to contest the final Auto GP round at Estoril this weekend, having suffered a recurrence of a back injury that was already aggravated following the Imola event earlier this year. Doctors have informed her that a small operation is necessary to fix the issue and strongly advised against taking any risks this weekend to worsen the injury. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Shinya Michimi confirmed for Estoril

“Shinya impressed everyone earlier this year.” – Vincenzo Sospiri

euronova-racing Euronova Racing is pleased to confirm that Shinya Michimi will return to the Auto GP Championship for the final round at Estoril this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

Auto GP to star at Motor Show

Eight powerful Auto GP cars will run in front of the large and competent crowd of the Emilian event.

Auto GP logo While preparations for the last round of the 2014 season at Estoril are underway, with the event set to kick-off in about ten days, Auto GP is proud to announce that the series will be part of the Motor Show program in Bologna.

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Oct 02

Four Auto GP teams get back on track for testing

More action went on in Italy

Auto GP logo While waiting for the final round of the 2014 championship at Estoril, four Auto GP teams lined-up this week to prepare for the finale in two test session.

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Sep 25

Kimiya Sato tops 2014 winnings list

The situation behind the Japanese is still very open for the runner-up spot

Auto GP logo The 2014 Auto GP championship has already been the first series at world level to assign its title, as Japanese Kimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) mathematically secured the crown in the previous round at Nurburgring.

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Aug 17

Nurburgring, Race 2: Tamas Pal Kiss (Virtuosi) wins, Kimiya Sato (Euronova) clinches 2014 title

Kimiya Sato is the new Auto GP Champion

The Japanese driver, fielded by Euronova, took third place in Race 2 at the Nürburgring and finally clinched the 2014 title after leading the way from the early stages of the season. After ending the 2013 championship as a runner-up, Sato scored six wins, seven fastest laps, one pole positions and 10 podium finishes out of the 12 races he entered this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Nurburgring, Race 1: Kimiya Sato (Euronova) takes win in wild race

The top-3 was completed by Kevin Giovesi and by pole-sitter Markus Pommer

Kimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) captured his sixth win of the year today at the Nürburgring, in Race 1 of the seventh Auto GP round of 2014.

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Aug 15

Nurburgring, practice: Kevin Giovesi (FMS) takes an early lead

The seventh round of the 2014 Auto GP season got underway today at the Nürburgring.

Under a cloudy sky that also brought some rain on-track, the teams and drivers of the Coloni-promoted series lined-up for their opening practice session at the Eifel venue. In the end it was Kevin Giovesi (FMS) to cruise to the top end of the charts win 1’32″486.

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Aug 13

Auto GP ready to go back underway at the Nurburgring

The Nürburgring will host penultimate round of the 2014 Auto GP season.

Auto GP logoFor the second year in a row the series managed by Enzo Coloni returns at the historic German venue and it’s Kimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) to enter as the championship leader with 182 points.

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Aug 12

Markus Pommer: “I want to win at home”

The Auto GP championship will be back on-track this weekend at the Nurburgring.

A1GP - Markus Pommer - Super Nova The German round will be the seventh of the 2014 season and also the home one for Markus Pommer. Fielded by Super Nova International, Pommer has been one of the stars of the season so far and will try to fight back to victory in front of the German crowd.

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Jul 22

Zeltweg, race 2: Andrea Roda (Virtuosi UK) scores maiden Auto GP win

Zeltweg, race 1: Kimiya Sato (Euronova) fights his way to victory

Andrea Roda (Virtuosi UK) scored his maiden Auto GP win today at Zeltweg. The Como-based man, who started from the third row on the grid, quickly recovered ground at the start before moving into the lead during the pit-stops.

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Jul 19

Auto GP ready for historic debut in Zeltweg

The Coloni-promoted championship will be lining-up for the first time at the 4.326 km venue

Auto GP series Everything is set for the sixth round of the 2014 Auto GP series, scheduled for the coming weekend at the Austrian Zeltweg venue. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Imola, race 2: Michela Cerruti (Super Nova) scores historic win

The Auto GP championship celebrated an historic race 2 at Imola.

Auto GP - Michela Cerruti  (3) Italian female racer Michela Cerruti cruised to her maiden win in the Coloni-promoted series in a spectacular fashion. The 27-year-old from Milan scored the first open-wheel win for a female racer in the last 5 years, and the first with an high-power open-wheel car in the European modern era. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Imola, race 1: Kimiya Sato (Euronova) wins and extends championship lead

It’s been a winning comeback for Kimiya Sato (Euronova) in the fifth round of the 2014 AutoGP championship.

AutoGP - Kimiya Sato (Euronova The Japanese racer cruised to win Race 1 at Imola in a commanding fashion but also took advantage from a first-lap technical mishap happened to German pole-sitter Markus Pommer (Super Nova).

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Jun 28

Imola, qualifying: Markus Pommer (Super Nova) takes another pole position

Markus Pommer (Super Nova) scored his third pole position of the year in qualifying for this weekend’s Auto GP round at Imola.

A1GP - Markus Pommer - Super Nova For the quick German it’s also the third straight pole as he edged returning Euronova racer  Kimiya Sato by four tenths of a second. The Japanese has seen his points advantage go down a bit again as the pole handed two more points to his opponent.

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Jun 27

Imola, practice 2: Sato (Euronova) takes the lead

Kimiya Sato, driving for Euronova, set the fastest lap of the afternoon in the second Auto GP practice sessioni at Imola.

Auto GP logoThe championship-leading Japanese edged the pack with a lap of 1:32.349 with Markus Pommer in close pursuit for Supernova, 0.05s back. Kevin Giovesi (FMS) will try to regain the lead in terms of pole positions at he stands 2-2 with Pommer. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Euronova supports VIVA at Imola

Auto GP & Italian Formula 4, Imola

Auto GP - Kimiya Sato Euronova Racing is proud to endorse the VIVA 2014 campaign co-ordinated by Italian Doctor Francesca Landi and the Director of Estados Cafe Daniele Versari.

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Jun 27

Markus Pommer (Super Nova) sets early pace in Auto GP Imola round

The second free practice will be taking place this afternoon, qualifying tomorrow

Auto GP - Super Nova - Markus Pommer German driver Markus Pommer set the fastest lap of the day so far in Imola in the opening Auto GP practice session at the Italian venue. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Auto GP returns to Imola this week-end

The fifth edition of the Auto GP championship has reached its half point.

Auto GP logoThe series, which runs powerful cars with Lola chassis and 550hp Zytek engines, will approach its fifth round of the season at Monza. Teams and drivers will face another prestigious stage where legendary, where Formula 1 battles went on.

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Jun 10

Salvatore De Plano to join Euronova Racing at Imola

Italian driver Salvatore De Plano will make his championship debut for Vincenzo Sospiri’s Euronova Racing

Auto GP - Salvatore De Plano The field for the upcoming Auto GP round at Imola is increasing, as the series approaches its second Italian round set for June 29th at Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari.

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Jun 01

Monza, race 2: Kevin Giovesi (Eurotech) and Andrea Roda (Virtuosi UK) ignite home crowd

Kevin Giovesi, driving for Eurotech, went from pole to win in Race 2 of the Auto GP round at Monza.

Auto GP - Monza podium The Italian, who started out front thanks to the reverse top-8 grid format, held the lead comfortably and managed to administrate his margin over Virtuosi UK’s Andrea Roda.

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May 31

Monza, race 1: Markus Pommer (Super Nova) goes from pole to victory

Markus Pommer went from pole to victory in Race 1 of the Auto GP weekend at Monza.

Auto GP - Supernove - Markus Pommer The German, driving for Super Nova, had set the fastest lap of the day yesterday and retained the spot at the start, successfully controlling his opponents until the checkered flag fell. In second place, Tamas Pal Kiss (Zele Racing) recovered well after a complicated qualifying session.

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