GP2 Series round 7 preview
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Russian dominates in Budapest
Sergey Sirotkin has put his title challenge back on track with a crushing win in this morning’s Sprint Race at the Hungaroring to add to yesterday’s podium, capitalising on his rival’s mistakes before leaving everyone behind to claim victory ahead of Jordan King and Norman Nato.
Frenchman claims second consecutive Feature Race win
Pierre Gasly has continued his winning ways by easily claiming victory in this afternoon’s Feature Race at the Hungaroring, controlling the start and leading the way to the pitstop before waiting for the various strategies to shake out and hand him back the lead for a strong win ahead of teammate Antonio Giovinazzi and Sergey Sirotkin.
Frenchman dominates GP2 qualifying session
Pierre Gasly crushed his rivals’ hopes with a stunning performance in this afternoon’s Qualifying session at the Hungaroring, keeping cool in scorching conditions to run out of sequence and grab pole position ahead of Sergey Sirotkin and teammate Antonio Giovinazzi.
Briton defies the conditions for emotional victory
Jordan King delighted the local fans by winning this morning’s sprint race at Silverstone from pole, looking to initially have the race under control before a brief shower on the last lap meant the Briton had to work hard to hold on for victory from a fast charging Luca Ghiotto and Oliver Rowland.
Frenchman on top in Silverstone Feature Race
Pierre Gasly demolished any doubts remaining about his pace and racecraft with a dominant win in this afternoon’s Feature Race in Silverstone, picking the right strategy and pulling out a crushing performance to win by almost ten seconds from teammate Antonio Giovinazzi and Oliver Rowland.
Frenchman on pole alongside countryman Gasly
Norman Nato was the fastest man on track in this afternoon’s Qualifying session in Silverstone, handing himself a great birthday present by claiming his first pole position just as the circuit went red and holding the top spot ahead of countryman Pierre Gasly and Nicholas Latifi.
Briton claims maiden win as countrymen fill podium
Jordan King has converted pole position into his maiden win in this morning’s Sprint Race in Spielberg, but he had to work the whole way: denying the soaking conditions which saw the race start behind the safety car, the Manor test driver set a string of fastest laps to dominate the race to win by 6 seconds from Oliver Rowland and Alex Lynn.
New Zealander leads Pertamina Campos Racing 1-2
Mitch Evans has come out on top of a dramatic feature race in Spielberg this afternoon, holding on in mixed weather conditions to claim his fifth career win as he led teammate Sean Gelael and Raffaele Marciello across the line for victory from tenth on the grid in a red flag affected race.
ART Grand Prix driver denies Antonio Giovinazzi
Sergey Sirotkin took his second pole position of the season in today’s qualifying session at the Red Bull Ring. The Russian driver set the fastest laptime in a 1:13.663 denying Antonio Giovinazzi by six thousandths. Pierre Gasly completed the top three.
Presentation of the fourth round of the season
The Baku City Circuit delivered more than expected: the new venue saw rookie Antonio Giovinazzi not only grab pole position, but also triumph in both eventful races and pocket his first GP2 points in the process. With this remarkable achievement, the Italian ace currently lies in third in the drivers’ standings.
Italian wins again in GP2 to lead PREMA Racing 1-2
Antonio Giovinazzi has stunned his rivals with an incredible fightback drive in today’s sprint race in Baku to win despite dropping to P22 at the start, claiming the first double win weekend since Davide Valsecchi at Bahrain in 2012 to lead a PREMA Racing 1-2 from Pierre Gasly and Sergey Sirotkin.
Italian keeps cool in chaotic Azerbaijan opener
Antonio Giovinazzi claimed debut victories for himself and PREMA Racing in the first ever race at the new Baku circuit in today’s feature race, losing the lead when the lights went out before keeping calm and fighting back as so many of his rivals struggled to win ahead of Sergey Sirotkin, who claimed second on the line from Raffaele Marciello.
PREMA Racing rookie denies Nobuharu Matsushita
Rookie Antonio Giovinazzi has adapted quickly to the Baku City Circuit: P2 in the free practice session this morning, he emerged on top in a dramatic qualifying session this afternoon. The Italian set a blazing laptime of 1:51.752 denying Nobuharu Matsushita by 0.08s in the dying minutes. Sergey Sirotkin took P3.