Tag Archive: GP2 Series, GP3 Series

Nov 20

Sean Gelael joins Prema Racing for the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship

Prema is delighted to announce that Sean Gelael will drive for the team in the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship

Sean Gelael joins Prema Racing for the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship 1A 21-year-old from Jakarta, Indonesia, Gelael is an experienced driver, having started his single-seater career back in 2012. After lining-up for the Formula Abarth and Formula Pilota China Championships, he moved to Formula 3 competition in 2013 and then made a further step in 2015, joining the Formula Renault 3.5 championship and later the GP2 Series.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 13

Brendon Hartley to race with Scuderia Toro Rosso in Austin

Never say never

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso New Zealander Brendon Hartley will race for Scuderia Toro Rosso at the next round of the Formula 1 World Championship, the USA Grand Prix in Austin, as Pierre Gasly will be racing in Japan for the last race of the Super Formula Championship in Suzuka. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Trident Motorsport Jerez preview

F2 & GP3 Jerez preview

JerezFIA F2 Championship, Jerez de La Frontera, Race Preview.  Team Trident back on-track for the GP2 Series standalone event at Jerez, in the final European round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Ecclestone: It’s McLaren’s fault for Honda failure

“The Renault deal is all done. Alonso staying is super news.”

Zak Brown- Bernie EcclestoneFormula 1 chairman emeritus Bernie Ecclestone has pointed the finger of blame at McLaren for its split from Honda after three years of unreliable and underpowered engines. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 11

Gasly still waiting on Toro Rosso F1 promotion decision

The reigning GP2 Series champion was tipped to move into F1 this season

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing)Pierre Gasly says he remains fully focused on a graduation to F1 next season with Scuderia Toro Rosso but admits he is no closer to knowing whether Red Bull will indeed promote him. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Pierre Gasly to replace Sebastien Buemi for New York ePrix 

Due to a commitment with FIA WEC Championship and Toyota LMP1 at the 6 hours of Nürburgring

2016-10-21_69499Reigning GP2 Series champion and Red Bull Formula 1 reserve driver Pierre Gasly will replace Sebastien Buemi for New York’s double-header this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Haas F1 Team: Antonio Giovinazzi set for FP1 Sessions

Scuderia Ferrari Third Driver to pilot VF-17 in FP1 beginning at Silverstone

2017-05-31 - Haas F1 Team - Antonio Giovinazzi set for FP1 SessionsAntonio Giovinazzi, the third driver for Scuderia Ferrari in the FIA Formula One World Championship, will gain additional Formula One experience with Haas F1 Team as he takes the wheel of the VF-17 for the first practice session (FP1) at seven grands prix in 2017.

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May 30

Gustav Malja to test for the Sauber F1 Team at the Hungaroring

It will be the first Formula 1 experience for the 21-year-old Swede

2017-05-30 - Sauber F1 Team - Gustav MaljaThe Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce that Gustav Malja will be in the cockpit of the Sauber C36-Ferrari for one test day during the second in-season test at the Hungaroring following the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend (28.-30. July).

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May 22

Robert Visoiu confirmed at Campos Racing for the remainder of the Formula 2 season

The Romanian driver will pilot the #12 Dallara of Campos Racing for the remainder of the FIA Formula Two season

_DSC0179Campos Racing is pleased to announce the signing of Romanian driver Robert Visoiu (Pitești, 10 February 1996) for the remaining nine events of the 2017 FIA Formula Two Championship. Visoiu started racing single seaters in 2011 to participate in several minor series and then progressing to experience others top championships such as the GP3 Series and the GP2 Series.

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Apr 10

Prema announces Schuberth Helmets as new Team Partner

Prema is delighted to announce a prestigious new partnership

Prema announces Schuberth Helmets as new Team PartnerThe reigning team champion of the GP2 Series, FIA Formula 3 European Championship, and both the German and Italian Formula 4 championships, will join forces with the renowned Schuberth brand: the German manufacturer will become Prema’s official Team Helmet Supplier for the upcoming Formula 2 season.

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Mar 15

Norman Nato grabs day 3 honours

Frenchman on top in morning, Luca Ghiotto in the afternoon session

F2 - Norman Nato (Pertamina Arden)Norman Nato set the fastest time of the 3 day FIA Formula 2 Championship test when he topped this morning’s penultimate session in Barcelona, setting a qualifying style lap of 1:27.834 to take home the first pre-season bragging rights ahead of Oliver Rowland (0.054) and Alexander Albon (0.105). In the final session of the test, Luca Ghiotto stopped the clocks at 1:29.565 to top the afternoon ahead of Johnny Cecotto (0.262) and Nyck De Vries (0.426). Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 14

Albon fastest on day two in Barcelona

Thai fastest, but De Vries tops afternoon session

F2 - Alexander Albon, ART Grand PrixAlexander Albon stepped up a spot overnight to take the day two honours with the fastest time in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship test session in Barcelona, grabbing the top spot from Johnny Cecotto and Artem Markelov by 0.175s, while Nyck De Vries stole the top spot this afternoon in a session largely dedicated to race simulations, ahead of PREMA pairing Antonio Fuoco and Charles Leclerc.

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Mar 13

Nobuharu Matsushita tops first day in Barcelona

Japanese heads afternoon session on first day of test

Johnny Cecotto (Rapax)Nobuharu Matsushita claimed the first day honours after topping this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship pre-season test in Barcelona, stopping the clock halfway through the session with   a time of 1:29.061 to lead ART Grand Prix teammate Alexander Albon and Norman Nato, who both finished on the same time, by just under a tenth and top this morning’s best time set by Johnny Cecotto by almost two tenths. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

FIA Formula 2 breaks cover in Barcelona

First three-day pre-season test session opens tomorrow in Spain

2013-05-12 - Pirelli - Spain - Circuit de Catalunya 02The 2017 FIA Formula 2 season officially kicks off tomorrow with the first test session of the year at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. The teams and drivers have set up camp for the next three days, from Monday 13th to Wednesday 15th, to prepare themselves and their drivers ahead of the debut of the new championship which will start in just one month’s time, on April 14th at the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

Campos Racing will be in the renewed FIA Formula 2

The GP2 Series has been renamed to FIA Formula 2 in 2017

Formula One Group and the FIA have agreed that the GP2 Series changes its name to FIA Formula 2 for this year. The organizers have rethought the structure to provide the drivers with a clearer path to arrive to Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 09

GP2 Series renamed FIA Formula 2 Championship

The joint announcement was made today at the World Motor Sport Council held in Geneva, Switzerland

150x80-flagworld-F2 Following an agreement between Formula One Group and the FIA, the GP2 Series officially becomes the FIA Formula 2 Championship from the 2017 season onwards. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

Nabil Jeffri joins Trident Motorsport for 2017 GP2 Series season

Team Trident is proud to announce one of the key elements in their 2017 GP2 Series assault

Nabil Jeffri joins Trident Motorsport for 2017 GP2 Series season The Italian squad will be joining forces with 23-year-old Malaysian Nabil Jeffri. The promising youngster, coming from Kuala Lumpur, will be lining-up for his second season in the series after building a consistent and valuable experience and technical knowledge with a three-season Formula 3 stint.

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Feb 18

The new leaders of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East are Breukers and Jefferies

In Race 2 at Dubai Autodrome, the two youngster drivers of GDL Racing won again

Start_Race2 They are constant and make no mistakes: Rik Breukers, 18-year-old Dutch member of the Lamborghini Young Drivers Program, and Axcil Jefferies, 22-year-old from Zimbabwe with experience in the GP2 Series, won Race 2 and are now the new leaders of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East in the PRO class. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 14

Jordan King joins MP Motorsport

British racer Jordan King has joined Dutch team MP Motorsport for the 2017 GP2 season, his third in the series

images/2017/GP2_Series/Jordan_King/jk_mp_5766.jpgThe 23-year-old, who achieved two race wins and three podiums in the 2016 season, joins the team on the back of its most successful GP2 campaign since entering the series in 2013.

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Feb 10

Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R team names Alex Lynn as its New Third Driver

“I am delighted to be making my IMSA debut with the Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R team”

On the heels of its thrilling victory in last month’s season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R has announced 23-year-old British driver Alex Lynn will join its full-time co-drivers and brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor for next month’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring and October’s Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

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