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May 24

2017 FIA Formula 2 Preview: Round 3, Monaco

All there is to know about the second round of the season

2017 Round 3 Preview: Monte Carlo, Monaco The FIA Formula 2 Championship returns to the Principality of Monaco for the jewel of the calendar this weekend for the third round of the 2017 campaign for the most prestigious races of the year: the entire field dreams of winning around the fabled streets of Monte Carlo, and for two lucky drivers that dream will come true this week.
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May 14

F2: Matsushita sprints to victory in Barcelona (updated)

Japanese driver grabs win when Latifi stutters

F2 - Nobuharu Matsushita, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaNobuharu Matsushita put himself in the driver’s seat to collect victory in this morning’s Sprint Race at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona with a solid, mature drive to P2 in the opening stages before a mistake by race leader Nicholas Latifi gave the McLaren development driver a clean run through for his first win since last year’s sprint race in Monaco, ahead of DAMS teammates Oliver Rowland and Latifi. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

F2: Leclerc scorches to feature victory (updated)

Monegasque blasts from pole to chequered flag

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaCharles Leclerc has dominated this afternoon’s feature race at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, winning from pole but having to work hard all race long after a safety car threw everyone’s strategies out the window to win from Luca Ghiotto on the same strategy and Oliver Rowland on the alternate tyre choice. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

F2: Leclerc flies to Barcelona pole

Monegasque steals top spot in final minute

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaCharles Leclerc has stolen pole position for tomorrow’s feature race at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, dramatically grabbing the top spot in the last minute after a late red flag to deny Luca Ghiotto, who thought he had timed his run perfectly to finish just before the stop, and Nyck De Vries, who claimed his second top three qualifying position in a row. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Leclerc tops free practice in Barcelona

Monegasque driver leads the way
Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaCharles Leclerc has topped this morning’s free practice session at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, setting the pace early on to grab the top spot despite close pressure in a busy session from Alexander Albon and Sergio Sette Camara.

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May 11

Formula 2 Barcelona, Spain, preview

2017 Round 2 preview: Barcelona, Spain

2017 Round 2 preview: Barcelona, SpainThe FIA Formula 2 Championship returns to Europe this weekend at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona in Spain for the second round of the 2017 campaign, the location for the first pre-season test and a circuit known well to the teams and drivers alike as they look to grab as many points as possible to get their title fights underway.

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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 »

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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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Feb 28

DAMS sign Ferrucci, Calderon and Baptista for assault on 2017 GP3 Series

Two of the three drivers in Formula 1 development roles

DAMS have selected a strong line-up for the 2017 GP3 Series, with Santino Ferrucci, Tatiana Calderon and rookie Bruno Baptista chosen to build on the French team’s impressive debut season and challenge for regular race wins. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 13

DAMS confirm Nicholas Latifi and Oliver Rowland for 2017 GP2 title challenge

One of the premier teams in the Formula 1 feeder series

DAMS are delighted to welcome the potent combination of Nicholas Latifi and Oliver Rowland for an assault on the 2017 GP2 championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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Sep 30

Pierre Gasly grabs fourth GP2 pole

Frenchman tops red-flagged Qualifying session

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) The Red Bull protégé claimed his fourth GP2 pole of the season in today’s dramatic Qualifying session at Sepang International Circuit. Pierre Gasly clocked a laptime of 1:42.181 on his first flying lap and on his first stint. He denied teammate Antonio Giovinazzi by 0.082s in what is PREMA Racing’s third front row lock out. Raffaele Marciello completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 29

Gasly leads the way in GP2 free practice

Frenchman sets the pace in Sepang

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) The penultimate round of the 2016 GP2 season kicked off in the best possible way for Series leader Pierre Gasly: the Red Bull protégé set the fastest laptime of the Free Practice session this afternoon at Sepang International Circuit with a laptime of 1:42.352. Antonio Giovinazzi and Raffaele Marciello completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

GP2 Series round 10 preview: Sepang, Malaysia

GP2 Series Sepang, Malaysia preview

GP2 - Sepang, MalaysiaThe GP2 action resumes this weekend at Sepang International Circuit for the penultimate round of the 2016 season. The event will open on Thursday with the free practice session; qualifying will take place on Friday, whilst the Feature and Sprint races will happen on Saturday and Sunday respectively.

 

 

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