Tag Archive: Fabio Leimer

Jul 23

Fabio Leimer to take part in FP1 session in Budapest

Stepping up

2015-07-23 - Manor - Fabio LeimerThe Manor Marussia F1 Team is pleased to confirm that Fabio Leimer will take part in the opening Free Practice session of this weekend’s Formula 1 Pirelli Magyar Nagydíj 2015.

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Jun 26

Virgin Racing drivers Sam Bird and Fabio Leimer prepare to make history as FIA Formula E comes to the streets of London

Virgin Racing aim to bring home victory in First ever London ePrix

Virgin Racing logo A British team with a British driver about to compete in the finale of the inaugural FIA Formula E season on British soil – that is the script for the Virgin Racing team this weekend.

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Jun 24

Leimer replaces Alguersuari for London

Ex-GP2 champion Fabio Leimer will make his Formula E debut in the Visa London ePrix for Virgin Racing on June 27.

Virgin Racing hires ex-GP2 champion for London finaleLeimer, who started the season as the reserve driver for Amlin Aguri, has been drafted in the place of Jaime Alguersuari. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Manor Marussia F1 Team signs Fabio Leimer to Official Reserve Driver role

In reserve

09 - Manor F1 TeamThe Manor Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that it has signed Fabio Leimer as an Official Reserve Driver for the remainder of the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 10

GP2 leader Palmer in ‘struggle’ for F1 debut

GP2 is steadily losing its reputation as the main feeder series to formula one.

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (DAMS) In 2011, champion Romain Grosjean used the GP2 title as his springboard to returning to the grid after the false-start of his initial Renault career. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Clock ticking on Leimer’s Marussia chance

Fabio Leimer is at F1’s crossroads.

2014-05-27 - Pirelli - Lotus F1 Team - Fabio Leimer 04 The reigning GP2 champion missed out on a race seat on this year’s grid, but Tages-Anzeiger newspaper says he now has a solid offer on the table. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Fabio Leimer tests with Pirelli and Lotus F1 Team

Fabio Leimer Q&A : Test with Pirelli and Lotus F1 Team

Swiss driver Fabio Leimer, the winner of the GP2 Series last year, tested a 2012 Lotus F1 Team car as part of his prize for winning the championship from Pirelli. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

GP2 winner to test Formula One car with Lotus F1 Team and Pirelli

The test has been made possible by Pirelli

Pirelli As part of his prize for winning last year’s GP2 Series, exclusively supplied by Pirelli, Swiss driver Fabio Leimer will test a 2012 Lotus Formula One car at Paul Ricard in the south of France on Tuesday 27 May. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Leimer could be Marussia’s Friday driver – report

The reigning GP2 champion is moving to put his formula one ambitions back on track.

GP2 - Fabio Leimer (Racing Engineering) Even with a reported $14 million sponsor offering to Sauber, Swiss Fabio Leimer could not find a debut race seat in 2014, causing him to turn away from F1 and move to sports car racing. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Sauber turned down GP2 champion’s $14m – report

Gantenbein offered Sauber almost $14 million

ROC - Fabio Leimer GP2 Series Even with $14 million in his hand, reigning GP2 champion Fabio Leimer could not buy his way into formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

GP2 race winner Stefano Coletti is joining Racing Engineering for the upcoming GP2 season

Stefano Coletti completes the 2014 Racing Engineering line-up

GP2 - Racing Engineering - Stefano Coletti The Monegasque driver can look back on a very successful GP2 season in 2013 where he took 3 race wins, 3 podiums, 1 pole position and set the fastest race lap on three occasions.

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Jan 19

GP2 champion’s sponsor says F1 system ‘sick’

Gantenbein confirmed: “The formula one system is sick.”

ROC - Fabio Leimer GP2 Series Champion Even with millions in backing, new GP2 champion Fabio Leimer has been priced out of formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Disappointed Leimer ‘deserves’ F1 seat

Leimer, 24, admits to being disappointed.

GP2 - Racing Engineering - Fabio Leimer The new reigning champion of the F1 support series GP2 will not move up to the pinnacle of motor sport in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

A year to remember for Racing Engineering

Now that the season has come to an end, its time to look back and sum-up the year.

GP2 - Fabio Leimer (Racing Engineering) 2013 has been a year to remember for Racing Engineering, finishing third in the Team Championship and getting its driver, Fabio Leimer, to the top of the Drivers Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

GP2 Series Champion Fabio Leimer joins ROC line-up

 Race Of Champions will feature one of motor sport’s brightest talents

ROC - Fabio Leimer GP2 Series ChampionNewly-crowned GP2 Series Champion Fabio Leimer will compete at next month’s Race Of Champions in Bangkok, Thailand Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

GP2 struggling to make mark as F1 feeder

“It (GP2) is far too expensive”

Dani Clos - GP2 Series, Abu DhabiRed Bull’s Dr Helmut Marko has joined his McLaren counterpart in criticising the official F1 feeder series, GP2. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Calado scorches to GP2 sprint victory

Briton on top as RUSSIAN TIME win championship 

GP2 - James Calado (ART Grand Prix)James Calado dominated his rivals with a crushing display of speed and guile in sauna- like conditions to claim the final win of the season at today’s sprint race in Abu Dhabi ahead of Dani Clos and champion Fabio Leimer, while Sam Bird’s fourth place secured victory for his RUSSIAN TIME squad in the teams’ championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Fabio Leimer – Thoughts of a Champion

Our newest champion discusses his season

GP2 - Fabio Leimer (Racing Engineering)GP2 Series: Fabio Leimer, 2013 GP2 champion: how does that sound to you?Fabio Leimer: It sounds really nice! I still can’t believe it, it’s just amazing, because GP2 is the strongest category apart from Formula 1, and there are not many people who can say they’ve won this championship! Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Rossi on top as Leimer crowned champion

American on top step, Swiss driver on top of world 

GP2 - Alexander Rossi (EQ8 Caterham Racing)Alexander Rossi converted yesterday’s pole to today’s win, but not without a fight: the American had to scrap his way back past Jolyon Palmer to take his maiden Series victory, but most eyes were trained on the fight behind them where Fabio Leimer lost a podium finish to Marcus Ericsson but had enough points in the bag to grab the 2013 GP2 Series title.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Rossi lights up Abu Dhabi qualifying

American grabs top spot in dramatic session

GP2 - Alexander Rossi (EQ8 Caterham Racing)Alexander Rossi has dominated this evening’s qualifying session in Abu Dhabi with an educational display of driving under lights to claim pole position from Sam Bird and Jolyon Palmer, leading for most of the session to annex the front of tomorrow afternoon’s feature race grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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