Tag Archive: GP2 Series, GP3 Series

Apr 29

Arden International confirm 2016 line-up

Arden International GP2 Series driver announcement

Arden International confirm 2016 line-up Following a successful testing programme in Barcelona and Jerez last month, Arden International confirm Nabil Jeffri and Jimmy Eriksson have signed for the 2016 Season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Race winner Eriksson graduates to GP2 Series

Eriksson joins Kirchhofer and Ghiotto in GP2 this season

Race winner Eriksson graduates to GP2 SeriesFormer GP3 race winner Jimmy Eriksson joins the long list of drivers to graduate to the GP2 Series. The Swede who was victorious with Koiranen GP in 2014 and 2015 makes the step up to sister series GP2 and will line-up for Arden International.

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Apr 22

Vandoorne: Good to get my name in driver market

“My goal is definitely to be on the grid next year so I’m pushing hard for that.”
Vandoorne: Good to get my name in driver marketStoffel Vandoorne has reiterated his desire to step into F1 with McLaren-Honda next season but feels it is also a positive to demonstrate his potential to other teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

Vandoorne can match Button on debut – Magnussen

Fernando Alonso forced to withdraw from the second round in Bahrain
Vandoorne can match Button on debut – MagnussenKevin Magnussen has high expectations for his former Formula Renault 3.5 title rival Stoffel Vandoorne as last year’s GP2 Series champion prepares to make his much anticipated F1 debut in the Bahrain Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Norman Nato ends GP2 Day 3 on top

Racing Engineering ace quickest in final day at Jerez de la Frontera

GP2 - Norman Nato (Racing Engineering) Frenchman Norman Nato concluded this week’s second pre-season testing at the top of the timesheets: he lapped the Spanish track in a 1:24.518 ahead of Arthur Pic and Nobuharu Matsushita. Rapax driver Pic was quickest in the afternoon session.

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Mar 30

Jordan King ends on top on GP2 Day 2

Racing Engineering driver quickest in morning session at Jerez de la Frontera

 
GP2 - Jordan King (Racing Engineering)It has been a fruitful day for Briton Jordan King who set the best laptime in a 1:24.449 in the morning session – one tenth quicker than rookie Antonio Giovinazzi and Nobuharu Matsushita. In the afternoon, Rapax Gustav Malja was quickest.

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Mar 29

Norman Nato tops Day 1 session at Jerez

Racing Engineering man leads the way in second GP2 pre-season test
GP2 - Norman Nato (Racing Engineering) The GP2 Series field is back on track this week for the second 2016 pre-season test session at Circuito de Jerez, Spain. The paddock was greeted by blue skies but cold temperatures. When the pitlane turned green, it was Alex Lynn who fed onto the track first but he was closely followed by his teammate Nicholas Latifi and the rest of the pack.

Mar 22

Lotus confirms René Binder and Roy Nissany for their Formula V8 3.5 campaign

The Czech Formula V8 3.5 team has confirmed their two drivers for the 2016 Season

LOTUS CONFIRMS RENÉ BINDER AND ROY NISSANY FOR THEIR FORMULA V8 3.5 2016 CAMPAIGNThe GP2 refugee René Binder will race alongside the Formula Renault 3.5 driver Roy Nissany. Lotus is determined carry on with their successful campaigns in the past and has plenty confidence in this new pairing.   Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Alex Lynn GP2 Barcelona test review

“I feel as though I haven’t spent any time away from the car at all…”

Alex Lynn GP2 Barcelona test review 1 Three months out of the car is a long time, but I’ve just finished the first pre-season test for the 2016 GP2 Series at Barcelona. It was three days straight of driving, and now I feel as though I haven’t spent any time away from the car at all. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Sergio Canamasas finishes 5th fastest in GP2 testing

Spaniard Sergio Canamasas returned to GP2 Series action at home track Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya

GP2 - Sergio Canamasas finishes 5th fastest in GP2 testing The main Formula 1 feeder series carried out the first collective tests of the season at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with the Canamasas ending fifth on the time charts.   Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

GP2: Pierre Gasly quickest on Day 2

PREMA Racing’s ace tops session at Barcelona

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Cold temperatures and sunny conditions graced the paddock this morning on Day 2 of pre-season testing at Circuit de Catalunya. When the pitlane turned green, Pierre Gasly and Status Grand Prix’s Meindert van Buuren were the first to feed onto the track, quickly followed by the rest of the drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

Campos Racing to undergo GP2 Series testing in Barcelona

The 2016 pre-season GP2 tests start tomorrow in Spain

Campos Racing to undergo GP2 Series testing in BarcelonaPreviously confirmed drivers Sean Gelael and Mitch Evans approach GP2 Series´ three-day collective testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya taking place on 9-10-11 March Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

GP2 Series back in action at Barcelona

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

GP2 - Barcelona The 2016 GP2 Series officially kicks off tomorrow with the first test session of the year at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. Teams and drivers have gathered for three days, from Wednesday 9th to Friday 11th, in order to prepare for the twelfth season in the category which will open on May 13th in Barcelona, alongside the Formula One Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

GP2 Series 2016 season calendar confirmed

New season made of eleven support events of Formula OneTM World Championship
2015-11-20-Friday The 2016 GP2 SeriesTM calendar was confirmed today. Once again, it will consist of eleven rounds in total, all support events of the Formula OneTM World Championship. Eight rounds will be held in Europe with three flyaway events to complete the calendar: new venue Baku in Azerbaijan, the return of Sepang in Malaysia, and Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

Manor Racing retains Jordan King as Development Driver

Manor Racing will retain Jordan King in the role of Development Driver for a second season

2016-03-01 - Manor Racing retains Jordan King as Development Driver Jordan, 22, will continue to play a supporting role within the 2016 driver line-up, at the same time as contending GP2 Series with Racing Engineering. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

ART Grand Prix confirm Nobuharu Matsushita for a second GP2 season

Honda protégé continues with French squad in 2016

ART Grand Prix confirm Matsushita for a second seasonAfter a successful campaign with their partners Honda and McLaren in 2015, where ART GP and Stoffel Vandoorne claimed championship honors, the ART/Honda/McLaren collaboration will be aiming high in 2016 as they highlight the natural talent coming out of Honda’s home ground, Japan.

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Feb 08

Trident and Ghiotto still together for GP2 competition

Italian racer Luca Ghiotto (#Car15) will be driving for Trident in the 2016 GP2 Series

Trident and Luca Ghiotto still together for GP2 competition The Vicenza-based driver is moving up from the GP3 Series after ending up the 2015 season as a runner up for the Italian squad.
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Feb 04

Norman Nato joins Racing Engineering for the 2016 GP2 Series with the aim of fighting for the Championship

“We are very pleased to announce that Norman Nato has joined us for the 2016 season”

GP2, Racing Engineering, Norman Nato Racing Engineering are pleased to announce that 23 year old Frenchman Norman Nato will be joining the Spanish team for the 2016 GP2 Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Oliver Rowland returns to MP Motorsport for 2016 season

RSF driver to combine GP2 with newly-announced Renault Sport Academy role

Oliver Rowland returns to MP Motorsport for 2016 seasonReigning Formula Renault 3.5 champion and newly-announced Renault Sport Academy recruit Oliver Rowland is to return to the GP2 series with MP Motorsport.

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Feb 01

Haryanto deadline looming?

“This week will be critical for Rio’s hopes of entering F1”

Haryanto deadline looming?Rio Haryanto’s hopes of joining the 2016 F1 grid with Manor could be realised this week – provided he has found the backing to guarantee one of the last two seats on offer…

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