Tag Archive: Carlin

Apr 28

Indian rookie driver Jehan Daruvala takes maiden pole position

The Carlin driver is a protégé of the Force India Formula 1 team

Indian rookie driver Jehan Daruvala takes maiden pole positionThe Carlin team dominated proceedings in first qualifying of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 5.793 kilometres long Grand Prix circuit of Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

DeFrancesco expecting to fight for wins at Estoril on Euroformula debut

After a successful inaugural single-seaters campaign in 2016

DeFrancesco expecting to fight for wins at Estoril on Euroformula debutCanadian driver Devlin DeFrancesco is confident of challenging for wins on his debut Euroformula Open weekend with Carlin, but believes qualifying will be key at the Estoril circuit in Portugal (29-30 April). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Leclerc storms to dramatic sprint win (updated)

Monegasque fights back for victory despite pitstop

F2 - Charles Leclerc, Bahrain International CircuitCharles Leclerc made use of an unexpected Plan B to blast to a dramatic win in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship sprint race at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, stopping for fresh rubber from the lead of the race and emerging in P14 before fighting all the way back up for victory ahead of a crestfallen Luca Ghiotto and Oliver Rowland. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Markelov blasts to Bahrain win

Russian gamble pays off for first F2 victory

F2 - Artem Markelov, RUSSIAN TIME; Norman Nato, Pertamina Arden; Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing; Bahrain International CircuitArtem Markelov gambled on a different tyre strategy to his rivals at the first FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race this afternoon at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, mastering the scorching conditions and the life of his tyres to blast past Norman Nato and Charles Leclerc in the closing stages of the race for a masterful win.

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Apr 14

Rookie driver Lando Norris wins season-opening race

Already having claimed pole position for the season-opening race in yesterday’s qualifying

Rookie driver Lando Norris wins season-opening raceRookie driver Lando Norris (Carlin) got his first full FIA Formula 3 European Championship season off to a perfect start. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Rookie Norris takes maiden FIA Formula 3 European Championship pole position

 

Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam, 1m50.100s) ended up in second place

British driver Lando Norris (Carlin, 1m50.094s) got his first full FIA Formula 3 European Championship season off to a perfect start. In first qualifying at the 5.901 kilometres long Formula 1 circuit in Silverstone, he claimed his maiden FIA Formula 3 European Championship pole position. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Lando Norris selected for McLaren-Honda Young Driver Development programme

The 17-year-old will be able to benefit from the vast experience of the McLaren Formula One team

Lando Norris, who will soon start his rookie season in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Carlin, has been announced as member of the McLaren-Honda Young Driver Development programme for 2017.

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Feb 17

Callum Ilott and Lando Norris join BRDC SuperStars for 2017

Jake Hughes (HitechGP), who also races in the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, is already part of it

FIA Formula 3 European Championship contenders Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam) and Lando Norris (Carlin) will both join the BRDC SuperStars, a young driver support programme from British Racing Drivers’ Club. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

Carlin announce first driver signing for 2017

Ferdinand Habsburg is the first driver to be confirmed for the British team’s 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship line-up

The 19-year-old has this year competed in the Euroformula Open Championship and finished the season second in the final classification.The Austrian began  2016 with competing in the Toyota Racing Series, before entering the Euroformula Open Series, while also running in Formula Renault 2.0 NEC and the Eurocup championships.

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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

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 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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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 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 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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