Tag Archive: Dams

Oct 16

MP Motorsport takeover DAMS’ 2018 team entry

Dutch team entered for GP3 Series’ next season

MP Motorsport takeover DAMS’ 2018 team entryGP3 Series organisers confirm that MP Motorsport have found an agreement to takeover DAMS’ entry. This will be effective at the end of the 2017 season with the new Dutch team running for the first time in the Series during the post-season tests which will take place at Yas Marina Circuit from 30th of November to 2nd of December.

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Oct 08

F2: Markelov flies to fourth win (updated)

Russian on top in Jerez sprint race

F2 - Artem Markelov, RUSSIAN TIME, Circuito de JerezArtem Markelov bided his time before attacking late in the race to claim his fourth FIA Formula 2 victory in this afternoon’s sprint race at the Circuito de Jerez, preserving his tyres on a day were most of his rivals were losing theirs before making the race-winning move on lap 22 and flying away for the win by over 11 seconds from DAMS pair Nicholas Latifi and Oliver Rowland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 08

GP3: Lorandi wins Race 2, Russell is champion (updated)

Italian wins from pole, Briton grabs drivers’ title

GP3 - George Russell, ART Grand Prix, Circuito de JerezAlessio Lorandi has claimed his first GP3 Series win with a strong race from pole to flag in this morning’s Race 2 at the Circuito de Jerez, leading home Dorian Boccolacci and Niko Kari, while behind them George Russell brought home enough points to become the 2017 GP3 Series Champion with one round remaining in the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 07

F2: Champion Leclerc storms to victory

Monegasque wraps up title with feature win

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuito de JerezCharles Leclerc is the first FIA Formula 2 Drivers’ Champion after claiming victory in this afternoon’s feature race at the Circuito de Jerez, leading all race long apart from the pitstop crossover and hanging on despite slowing enormously on the last lap as his tyres gave up to cross the line 0.2s ahead of title rival Oliver Rowland and teammate Antonio Fuoco. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 07

GP3: Fukuzumi soars to Race 1 victory

Japanese driver grabs second win of the season  

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi, George Russell, Jack Aitken, ART Grand Prix, Circuito de JerezNirei Fukuzumi reminded everyone of his abilities with a strong, unopposed victory in this morning’s Race 1 at the Circuito de Jerez, making a tremendous start and soaring off into the distance untroubled by the intra-team battle behind him for his first win since Barcelona, leading home an ART 1-2-3 ahead of teammates George Russell and Jack Aitken.

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Oct 06

F2: Leclerc storms to Jerez pole

Championship leader claims 8 poles from 10  

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuito de JerezCharles Leclerc has resumed his normal service in this afternoon’s qualifying session by claiming his 8th pole position of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship season at the Circuito de Jerez, easily grabbing the top spot with a time of 1:24.682 late in the session to deny the honours to Luca Ghiotto and Sergio Sette Camara.

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Oct 06

GP3: Fukuzumi flies to pole in Jerez

Japanese driver grabs top spot at the flag

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi, ART Grand Prix, Circuito de JerezNirei Fukuzumi has stolen pole with a last gasp lap in this afternoon’s qualifying session at the Circuito de Jerez, grabbing the top spot and stopping the clock at 1:30.678 after the flag dropped to claim his second pole position of the season ahead of teammates and title rivals Jack Aitken and George Russell. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

F2: Leclerc leads the way in Jerez

Championship leader tops free practice

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuito de JerezCharles Leclerc has set the pace in the penultimate free practice session of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship this morning at the Circuito de Jerez, topping the timesheets on 1:25.452 halfway through the session before concentrating on race runs to claim the top spot ahead of title rival Oliver Rowland and Nyck De Vries.

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Oct 06

GP3: Russell leads the way in free practice

Series leader fastest in Jerez

GP3 - George Russell, ART Grand Prix, Circuito de JerezGeorge Russell has got his penultimate race weekend underway in fine style by topping free practice this morning at the Circuito de Jerez, grabbing the top spot halfway through the session and continuing to improve on his own time all the way to the flag to claim the honours by less than a tenth from ART teammates Jack Aitken and Anthoine Hubert.

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Oct 05

F2: Circuito de Jerez, Spain preview

2017 Round 10 preview
2017 Round 10 preview: Circuito de Jerez, SpainThe penultimate round of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship will be held this weekend at the Circuito de Jerez, Spain for the only standalone race weekend on the calendar.

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Oct 05

GP3 Series: Circuito de Jerez, Spain preview

2017 Round 7 preview

2017 Round 7 Preview: Circuito de Jerez, Spain

The teams head to the Circuito de Jerez for Round 7 of the 2017 GP3 Series, a standalone race weekend with the FIA Formula 2 Championship at a circuit well known to the teams and drivers as a popular test circuit, and will provide a strong test for the penultimate round of the Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

F2: Ghiotto soars to Monza sprint win

Italian reclaims top step in front of home fans

F2 - Luca Ghiotto, Sergio Sette Camara, Antonio Fuoco, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaLuca Ghiotto has reset his emotional clock after a penalty handed down last night lost his feature race victory to countryman Antonio Fuoco by claiming a dominant victory in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship sprint race, with a formidable drive on his home circuit to claim a popular win ahead of Sergio Sette Camara and Fuoco.

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Sep 03

GP3: Russell wins dramatic Monza race

Briton leads ART 1-2-3 for Teams’ title

GP3 - George Russell, Jack Aitken, Anthoine Hubert, ART Grand Prix, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaGeorge Russell put the long wait for the start of Race 1 behind him by claiming a strong win in this morning’s race at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, keeping his head while chaos reigned behind him to head home an ART 1-2-3 ahead of teammate’s Jack Aitken and Anthoine Hubert to claim the team’s 7th title in 8 seasons.

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Sep 02

F2: Ghiotto wins in dramatic Monza feature

Italian claims last gasp victory in wet home race

F2 - Luca Ghiotto, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaLuca Ghiotto has grabbed a spectacular last lap victory in a chaotic FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race this afternoon at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, sneaking into the lead when Nyck De Vries and Charles Leclerc came together ahead of him for an emotional Italian 1-2 ahead of countryman Antonio Fuoco and Nobuharu Matsushita. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

GP3: Qualifying cancelled, Fukuzumi on pole

Rain caused session cancellation, results from practice to be used

GP3 - Wet conditions, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaNirei Fukuzumi has been handed pole position for this afternoon’s Race 1 at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza after this morning’s qualifying session was cancelled due to track conditions: the grid will be formed using yesterday’s free practice times, with the Japanese driver to line up ahead of ART Grand Prix teammates George Russell, Anthoine Hubert and Jack Aitken.

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Sep 01

GP3: Fukuzumi on top for Monza free practice

Japanese leads the way after late charge

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi, ART Grand Prix, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaNirei Fukuzumi grabbed the top spot late in this afternoon’s GP3 Series free practice session at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, setting his best lap on the last tour to stop the clocks at 1:38.594 and lead home an ART Grand Prix ahead of George Russell, Anthoine Hubert and Jack Aitken.

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Sep 01

F2: Matsushita soars to Monza pole

Japanese driver claims maiden pole

F2 - Nobuharu Matsushita, ART Grand Prix, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaNobuharu Matsushita has grabbed his first pole position at this level in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship qualifying session at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, soaring to the top spot early in the session and holding on through two red flag periods for pole by 0.089s ahead of Nyck De Vries and Louis Deletraz. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

GP3 Series Monza, Italy preview

GP3 Series 2017 Round 6 preview

2017 Round 9 preview: Monza, ItalyThe teams return to the legendary Autodromo Nazionale Monza for Round 5 of the 2017 GP3 Series, the second section of a gruelling back to back set of races a few days after last weekend’s round at the fabled Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

FIA Formula 2 Championship Monza, Italy preview (updated)

FIA Formula 2 Round 9 preview
2017 Round 9 preview: Monza, ItalyThe teams arrived at one of the most legendary circuits in the world, the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, for Round 9 of the FIA Formula 2 Championship just days after another tough fight at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps for possibly the toughest back to back challenge in motorsport.

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Aug 27

F2: Sette Camara flies to maiden win

Brazilian leads from lights to flag in Spa sprint race

F2 - Sergio Sette Camara, Circuit de Spa-FrancorchampsSergio Sette Camara has claimed his first FIA Formula 2 Championship victory in fine style with a storming drive in this morning’s sprint race at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, making an astonishing getaway when the lights went out and running off into the distance to win from Nyck De Vries and Luca Ghiotto.

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