Tag Archive: George Russell

Dec 02

Albon tops test on day 3 in Abu Dhabi

Thai driver grabs fastest lap of test, Maini leads morning session

Albon tops test on day 3 in Abu DhabiAlex Albon has claimed the fastest lap of the 3 day FIA Formula 2 Championship post-season test at Yas Marina Circuit, topping the 3rd evening session with a lap of 1:48.110 halfway through to top the session ahead of Norman Nato and Nyck De Vries, while earlier in the morning session Arjun Maini was P1 with a time of 1:49.040, holding off rivals Norman Nato and Antonio Fuoco to the flag. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 01

F2: Maini leads the way on day 2 in Abu Dhabi

Indian tops afternoon session, Delétraz quickest in morning

Maini leads the way on day 2 in Abu DhabiArjun Maini has grabbed the day 2 honours after running fastest in this evening’s session of the FIA Formula 2 Championship post-season test at Yas Marina Circuit, topping the timesheets just after the 1 hour mark with a lap of 1:48.645 to steal a march on Louis Delétraz and Alexander Albon, with the Swiss driver leading the way in the morning session with a lap at 1:49.134, less than a tenth from Albon and Nicholas Latifi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

GP3: Boccolacci signs off with maiden win (updated)

Frenchman flies to victory in final race of 2017  

Boccolacci signs off with maiden win

Dorian Boccolacci finally grabbed his elusive maiden win in this afternoon’s Race 2 at the Yas Marina Circuit, making a strong start before overtaking for the lead early in the race and then soaring off into the distance in the last race of the 2017 GP3 Series, ahead of teammate Ryan Tveter and Daniel Ticktum. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 25

GP3: Kari soars to maiden victory (updated)

Finn flies to Race 1 win in Abu Dhabi

Kari soars to maiden victoryNiko Kari drove a perfect race in this afternoon’s Race 1 at the Yas Marina Circuit, pushing up to the lead at the start and absorbing all the pressure his rivals could through at him, along with a couple of VSC periods, for his maiden win in the GP3 Series ahead of 2017 champion George Russell and Arjun Maini. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

GP3: Russell strikes back for fourth pole

Champion on top in qualifying, ART top every pole for 2017

Russell strikes back for fourth pole

George Russell pulled out a champion’s drive in this afternoon’s qualifying session at the Yas Marina Circuit: the Briton defied the difficulty of jumping from GP3 to F1 with Force India and back today with a stunning last lap to claim his fourth pole position of the season (and rounding out 2017 by ensuring that ART Grand Prix grabbed every pole of the year) by three tenths from Arden International teammates Leonardo Pulcini and Niko Kari.

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Nov 24

GP3: Kari grabs the honours in free practice

Finn flies to fastest lap in Abu Dhabi

Kari grabs the honours in free practice

Niko Kari has laid down a marker for his rivals for the final round of the 2017 season by claiming the top spot on his final lap of the Yas Marina Circuit in this morning’s free practice session, biding his time before claiming the honours when his rivals had no chance to usurp him for a laptime that was less than a tenth faster than Dorian Boccolacci and Nirei Fukuzumi.

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Nov 23

GP3: Yas Marina Circuit, United Arab Emirates preview (updated)

GP3 Series Round 8 preview

2017 Round 8 Preview: Yas Marina Circuit, United Arab Emirates

The teams head to the Yas Marina Circuit for Round 8 of the 2017 GP3 Series, the final round of the season at a circuit well known to both teams and drivers given its popularity as a test circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 07

George Russell to make practice debut with Sahara Force India 

George will make his debut in the VJM10 normally driven by Sergio Perez on Friday morning

2017-11-07 - George Russell to make practice debut with Sahara Force India Sahara Force India will give George Russell the opportunity to drive in Friday’s opening practice session ahead of this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix.

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Oct 11

Tales from the paddock – Ulrich Fritz: “I think we have witnessed a very exciting season so far”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoAfter the two Formula 1 races in Malaysia and Japan, the DTM returns to the limelight this weekend as Hockenheim hosts the grand finale to the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 08

Thoughts of a GP3 Champion: George Russell

2017 GP3 Series Champion talks about his season

GP3 - 2017 GP3 Series Champion George Russell (ART Grand Prix)GP3 Series: George Russell, GP3 Series Champion. How does that feel? George Russell: It feels fantastic! Firstly, I would like to give a massive thank you to everybody at ART Grand Prix: they have been absolutely incredible with all four of us. And then secondly, I would like to thank Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport. They’ve obviously helped me a lot this season, they put their faith in me at the start of the year, and they have developed me into a better driver to get me into this position today. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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 27

GP3: Alesi flies to victory in Spa

Frenchman claims third consecutive Sunday win

GP3 - Giuliano Alesi, Race 2, Circuit de Spa-FrancorchampsGiuliano Alesi’s great run of Sunday form continued this morning when he nabbed his third consecutive Race 2 victory after leading from lights to flag in this morning’s GP3 Series race at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, looking unruffled as he lead home series leader George Russell and Trident teammate Ryan Tveter. Read the rest of this entry »

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