Tag Archive: GP2 Series, GP3 Series

Dec 02

Latifi ends on top

DAMS driver fastest overall during three days GP2 test  
Latifi ends on top Nicholas Latifi concluded his GP2 season on top at Yas Marina Circuit: the Canadian driver from DAMS set the fastest overall laptime over the past three days of post-season testing with a 1:49.929. Johnny Cecotto (Rapax) and Jordan King (MP Motorsport) completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

King sets the morning GP2 pace

Briton quickest on Day 3 in opening session

King sets the morning paceJordan King set the fastest laptime in today’s morning session on the last day of post-season testing at Yas Marina Circuit. With a laptime of 1:49.880, the MP Motorsport driver lapped 0.523s quicker than Racing Engineering’s Louis Delétraz. Johnny Cecotto (Rapax) completed the top three.

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Dec 01

Alexander Albon ends on top on Day 2

ART Grand Prix ace fastest overall at Yas Marina Circuit

GP2 - Alexander Albon (ART Grand Prix) Alexander Albon topped the second day of post-season testing at Yas Marina: at the wheel of an ART Grand Prix car, the Thai clocked in a laptime of 1:49.062. Raffaele Marciello and Charles Leclerc completed the top three.

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Nov 30

Raffaele Marciello tops GP2 Day 1 session at Abu Dhabi

Trident driver quickest in opening post-season test day

GP2 - Raffaele Marciello (Trident) Raffaele Marciello set the best laptime in today’s post-season test session at the Yas Marina Circuit. The Italian lapped the track in a 1:49.937 at the wheel of a Trident car during the afternoon session ahead of Nobuharu Matsushita (ART Grand Prix) and Oliver Rowland (DAMS).

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Nov 30

GP2 action resumes at the Yas Marina Circuit

2016 post-season tests: Day 1 – Entry List 

2016 post-season tests: Day 1 – Entry List There is no rest for the wicked: just three days following the conclusion of the 2016 season, the GP2 paddock remains in full alert and ready for post-season testing at the Yas Marina Circuit.

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Nov 27

Thoughts of a Champion – Pierre Gasly

Newly crowned GP2 Champion Pierre Gasly tells us about his season

GP2 - Thoughts of a Champion - Pierre Gasly GP2 Series: Pierre Gasly, 2016 GP2 champion – how does that sound? Pierre Gasly: It’s amazing! I have no words to describe how I feel now: it’s been such a long season, a really hard fight with many drivers, and we kept fighting to the end, and to get it at the last round is just unbelievable!

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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 »

Nov 19

Emil Bernstorff joins Arden International in Abu Dhabi

GP3 multiple race winner graduates to GP2

Emil Bernstorff joins Arden International in Abu DhabiArden International are pleased to welcome back our 2015 GP3 Series driver Emil Bernstorff, to our driver line up for the season finale of the 2016 GP2 Series, at the stunning Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Renault explains reasons for Hulkenberg signing

Hulkenberg is expected to form part of an all-new driver line-up for Renault alongside Esteban Ocon
2016-07-10-Sunday-0020 Renault team principal Frederic Vasseur has revealed it was Nico Hulkenberg’s skills as a ‘real leader’ that contributed to its decision to sign him for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship.
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Oct 07

DRS to be added to GP3 car for 2017 season

Exclusive Q & A with Didier Perrin

DRS to be added to GP3 car for 2017 seasonFor the 2017 season, DRS (Drag Reduction System) will be added to the GP3 car following in the footsteps of GP2 Series and Formula 1.

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Jul 29

Gasly back on top in German GP2 Free Practice

Frenchman leads the way in Hockenheim

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly has carried over his recent form by topping the timesheets in this morning’s Free Practice session at the Hockenheimring, setting the pace in a tight session which saw the top five drivers split by just two tenths ahead of Artem Markelov and Alex Lynn. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Hockenheim Q&A with Alfonso de Orléans- Borbón: “As usual, we will give it our best.”

The last round of the 2016 GP2 Series was a mixed weekend for the Racing Engineering team

Racing Engineering Saturday’s Sprint Race saw Norman Nato and Jordan King finish 7th and 8th but, with Norman qualifying 5th, the young Frenchman was hoping to finish on the podium but sadly an electrical problem that afflicted him during the race which caused an engine misfire and prevented his DRS from working meant that he lost positions rather than gain any.

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Jul 14

Prema Powerteam Zandvoort race preview

The Prema team will continue in their July tour-de-force this weekend at Zandvoort

F3 - Lance Stroll car After entering two GP2 Series races in two weeks at Red Bull Ring (July 3rd) and Silverstone (July 10th), the squad led by Angelo Rosin will line-up for the FIA F.3 European Championship round at the Dutch seaside venue, located near the North Sea shores in an outstanding frame.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

GP2 Round 4 post qualifying penalties

Three drivers penalized for Spielberg Feature Race

Round 4 post Qualifying penalties Following the qualifying session at the Red Bull Ring, three drivers were given grid penalties. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

GP2 Series round 4 preview: Spielberg, Austria

Presentation of the fourth round of the season

GP2 Series Round 4 Preview Spielberg, Austria 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.

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Jun 29

Alex Lynn GP2 Red Bull Ring preview

The season has been hugely unpredictable so far

Alex Lynn GP2 Red Bull Ring preview I’ve just arrived in Austria for the fourth round of the GP2 Series at the Red Bull Ring – the start of a very intensive month, because we’re in action for four of the next five weekends.

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Jun 29

Prema Racing Red Bull Ring preview

GP2 Round 04 race preview, Spielberg

Prema logo July will be a heated month for Prema in GP2 Series competition as the Italian squad will spend four of the coming five weekends on the track.

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Jun 27

Trident Motorsport GP2 & GP3 Austria preview

Trident goes back on-track in Austria

Trident Motorsport GP2 & GP3 Austria preview After a really short break that followed the previous round of the series at Baku, the GP2 Series is about to return on-track for the fourth round of the season. The championship will line-up at the historical, yet highly renovated “Red Bull Ring” circuit in Zeltweg, Austria. Trident drivers Philo Armand and Luca Ghiotto are eager to turn their engines back on and make their way to the start of the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

GP2 Series round 2 post feature race penalties

Giovinazzi and Malja receive time penalties

Round 2 post feature race penaltiesFollowing today’s feature race at Monte Carlo, it was found that PREMA Racing’s Antonio Giovinazzi had left the track at Turn 10 and gained an advantage during the event. Therefore, the Italian was handed a 5 second time penalty which has been added to his elapsed race time.

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May 27

GP2 Series round 2 post qualifying penalties

Gasly, Canamasas and Jeffri handed penalties

Round 2 post qualifying penaltiesFollowing today’s qualifying session at Monte Carlo, three drivers have received penalties.

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