Tag Archive: GP2 Series, GP3 Series

Oct 11

Thoughts of a Champion – Jolyon Palmer

Newly crowned Champion reflects on a stellar season
GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (DAMS) GP2 Series: Jolyon Palmer, tenth GP2 Series Champion. How does that sound? Jolyon Palmer: It sounds incredible. It was obviously what we were aiming for from the start of this year and I think we’ve just done a really good job, myself and the DAMS team. We fought for every pole and every feature race win. We barely made any mistake. It’s been an absolute dream season and to be Champion at the earliest opportunity for me is the icing on the cake.

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Oct 10

Palmer leads the way at Sochi

Series leader quickest in free practice
GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (DAMS) GP2 Series leader Jolyon Palmer had the perfect start to his weekend setting the best laptime of the free practice session at the Sochi Autodrom in a 1:46.083 – half a second quicker than closest rival Arthur Pic. André Negrao finished third. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

DRS to be introduced on GP2 cars in 2015

New technical development for next season

GP2 Series

GP2 Series organisers have announced today that a DRS device will be introduced in the Series next season. CEO Bruno Michel talks about the decision.

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Sep 04

GP2 Series Monza, Italy preview

GP2 Series round 9 preview

GP2 - Monza With only three rounds left in the 2014 GP2 Series season, the race to the crown has intensified between front runners Jolyon Palmer and Felipe Nasr. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Maurizio Salvadori reviews the season so far

Trident Racing

Trident Racing

During the English Grand Prix, disputed in Silverstone at the beginning of the summer, the legendary Jackie Stewart held the stage with a group of journalists.

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Sep 02

Gasly to join Caterham Racing GP2 team

Red Bull Junior Team driver Pierre Gasly will contest the final three rounds of the 2014 GP2 Series with Caterham Racing.

Gasly will team up with full time Caterham Racing driver Rio Haryanto and at just 18 years of age, he is the youngest competitor on the GP2 Series grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Villeneuve slams Verstappen debut

Jacques Villeneuve has slammed Max Verstappen’s 2015 debut as “the worst thing ever for formula one”.

2014-08-10_0225 1997 world champion Villeneuve, who raced in F1 against Dutch youngster Verstappen’s father Jos, thinks Red Bull’s decision to promote a 16-year-old who hasn’t “paid his dues” will render the value of a race seat at the pinnacle of motor sport “meaningless”. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

Nasr says Sauber seat ‘possible’ for 2015

Felipe Nasr has set his sights on a 2015 race debut in formula one.

GP2 - Felipe Nasr (Carlin) The Brazilian, whose name rhymes with that of his countryman and Williams stablemate Felipe Massa, is the Grove squad’s official reserve driver in 2014 and a frontrunner in the GP2 series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Pic keeps cool in Budapest GP2 scorcher

Frenchman on top in topsy turvy feature race

GP2 - Arthur Pic (Campos Racing) Arthur Pic has claimed his maiden GP2 win with a remarkable drive in difficult conditions, keeping cool as two safety car periods threw everyone’s strategies out the window and pushing when needed to pick up the victory in today’s feature race in Budapest ahead of Stefano Coletti and Adrian Quaife-Hobbs. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Hungary, Question and Answer with Thomas Couyotopoulo

“We will work hard to collect more trophies.” – Thomas Couyotopoulo

GP2 - Racing Engineering - Hockenheimring The seventh round of the 2014 GP2 Series will take place this weekend just seven days  after the races in Germany. The recent race weekends have shown that the Racing Engineering pairing of Stefano Coletti and Raffaele Marciello are potential victors at every circuit and both men will be looking to add to their points tally at the Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Alexander Rossi joins Campos Racing for the German round of the 2014 GP2 Series

Alexander Rossi will join Campos Racing this weekend for the sixth round of the 2014 GP2 Series Championship.

Campos Racing

Following his decision announced earlier today to part ways with Caterham F1 Team, and subsequent EQ8 Caterham Racing seat, Alexander will take the place of Kimiya Sato and partner the Spanish racing team for one weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Journey in the “foundation” of results

Read the interview to the Trident Motorsport Nicola Olivan

Nicola Olivan Johnny Cecotto Jr. completed the tenth season milestone of the 2014 GP2 Series climbing to the third step of the Silverstone podium.

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Jul 03

GP2 Series Round 5, Stefano and Lello are looking to build on the success of Austria at Silverstone

Racing Eng. Silverstone Preview

Two weeks ago at the Red Bull Ring in Austria, Racing Engineering had their most successful weekend so far in the 2014 GP2 Series when Stefano Coletti finished second and fourth and Raffaele Marciello took two thirds in the Feature and Sprint Races.

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Jul 01

Silverstone question and answer with Alfonso de Orléans-Borbón

Alfonso de Orléans-Borbón looks back to Austria and forward to Silverstone

GP2 - Alfonso de Orléans-Borbón 1 Round five of the 2014 GP2 Series sees the GP2 teams head to the “Home of British Motor Racing”, the historic venue of Silverstone.

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Jun 22

Despite a low-key weekend

DAMS and Jolyon Palmer are still in the lead

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (DAMS) The team from Le Mans’ purple patch has come to an end. On the Austrian track in the foothills of the Styrian mountains DAMS failed to score a podium finish over the two days – a first in 2014! Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

Julian Leal leads the way at the Red Bull Ring

Colombian on top in Spielberg

GP2 - Red Bull Ring - Julian Leal (Carlin) Carlin’s Julian Leal has opened the fourth round of the season in fine style: the Colombian set the quickest laptime of this morning’s free practice session in a 1:15.652 ahead of Racing Engineering’s teammates Raffaele Marciello and Stefano Coletti. 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 21

GP2 Series round 3 preview (updated)

Monte Carlo, Monaco preview

GP2 - Monte Carlo, Monaco In the first four races of the 2014 season, we witnessed four different winning drivers (Stoffel Vandoorne, Jolyon Palmer, Johnny Cecotto and Felipe Nasr) with Series leader Palmer enjoying four podium finishes.

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May 19

Pic opens up ahead of Monaco

Pic hoping to maintain momentum
Arthur Pic Arthur Pic has enjoyed a strong start to his maiden GP2 Series campaign thanks to points finishes in three of the first four races. Those results currently see the Frenchman occupy fifth in the standings and hold the coveted accolade of highest-placed rookie.

May 19

Sparco set to recognise top GP2 performers with new high performance award

Sparco has today announced a new GP2 High Performance Trophy

Sparco logo Sparco, the international racewear and safety equipment specialists, are set to shine a light on some of the hidden triumphs of the GP2 Series with a brand new award, the Sparco High Performance Trophy.

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