Tag Archive: GP2

Nov 26

Hartley’s ELMS path to Formula One

After competing in F3, GP2 and Formula Renault 3.5
2017-10-21_0007Newly crowned FIA World Endurance Champion Brendon Hartley will take part in the final 2017 Formula One race in Abu Dhabi this weekend and the 28-year-old New Zealander has been confirmed at Scuderia Toro Rosso for the 2018 F1 season.

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Oct 18

Haryanto: this is the future of racing

Despite being just 23 years old, Rio Haryanto is no stranger to single-seater racing

Starting his motorsport career in 2008 while competing in three Asian-based series in his native country of Indonesia, Haryanto’s since driven in GP3, Auto GP, GP2 and Formula One. 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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Jul 25

Williams Martini Racing confirms Luca Ghiotto for Hungary Young Driver Test

The 22-year-old will split driving duties with Felipe Massa

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce that Luca Ghiotto will make his Formula One debut with the team at next month’s young driver test in Hungary on 1-2 August. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Spurning Ferrari juniors a ‘defeat for the system’ – Minardi

“If it is otherwise it would be a defeat for the whole Ferrari system that is directed at young drivers and Italian motor sport”

2017-06-07_0188Former F1 team boss Giancarlo Minardi says Ferrari must make more of an effort to promote its junior drivers following Haas’ assertion that it plans to retain both of its current drivers for the 2018 F1 season.
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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 11

Pirelli supplies a new era of Formula 2

Pirelli continues to supply tyres for the series formerly known as GP2

Pirelli supplies a new era of Formula 2A new season of Formula 1’s main feeder series begins in Bahrain this weekend under a new name of the FIA Formula 2 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 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 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 13

ART Grand Prix GP2 & GP3 series line up

ART Grand Prix is pleased to announce the signing of Nobuharu Matsushita and Nirei Fukuzumi to its 2017 campaign

Both drivers are no stranger to the French based squad with it being their third and second successive season respectively with them, the former in GP2, the latter in GP3. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 12

Hulkenberg “not fussed” about being team leader at Renault

“To be honest that’s not so important”
Hulkenberg "not fussed" about being team leader at RenaultNico Hulkenberg says he is “not fussed” about being known as team leader at Renault this season and that it’s “not so important”.
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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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Feb 04

Pertamina Arden confirm 2017 line up

British team confirm Sean Gelael and Norman Nato for 2017 season

Pertamina Arden confirm 2017 line up Pertamina Arden is delighted to announce they have finalized its 2017 GP2 Series line-up with the signing of Indonesian Sean Gelael, who will partner Frenchman Norman Nato.

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Jan 27

GP2 Series 2017 season calendar revealed

New season made of eleven events again

GP2 Series 2017 season calendar revealedThe GP2 SeriesTM organisers have confirmed the 2017 season calendar. Once again, it will consist of eleven rounds in total, including ten support events of the Formula OneTM World Championship. Seven rounds will be held in Europe with three flyaway rounds: the return of Sakhir in Bahrain, Baku in Azerbaijan, and Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. There will be one standalone event in October at Circuito de Jerez, Spain.

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Jan 23

DS Virgin Racing has signed Formula 1 development driver and GP2 race winner Alex Lynn as its reserve driver in a multi-year deal

Alex Lynn joins DS Virgin as Development Driver

Lynn, 23, brings a wealth of experience and success in single-seater racing, having won the Formula Renault UK and GP3 titles alongside multiple GP2 races. He has also been working as an F1 development driver with Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 10

Esteban Gutierrez to race in Formula E

Full details will be released in the coming weeks

Esteban Gutierrez will join the FIA Formula E Championship and make the transition to the all-electric racing series for a number of select events for the remainder of the season, including the Mexico City ePrix on April 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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