Tag Archive: GP2

Oct 06

Stoneman joins Carlin for Sochi

British driver to race in Russia

Stoneman joins Carlin for SochiDean Stoneman will race for Carlin this weekend in Sochi for the ninth round of the 2015 GP2 Series which will take place at the Russian circuit for only the second time. Stoneman has been a front runner throughout the season in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series and now joins Carlin to race alongside Sean Gelael in Sochi.

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Oct 05

Sochi Q&A with Racing Engineering Jordan King

“I feel confident that I can get a good result and fight for the podium.”

GP2 - Jordan King (Racing Engineering) After scoring points in three of the last four GP2 races including an excellent second place in the Spa Sprint Race Jordan King will be making his racing debut at the Sochi Autodrom this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Sochi Q&A with Alexander Rossi

“I think we will be in a good position to keep fighting for victories.”

Alexander Rossi - photo © GP2 Series Alexander Rossi’s recent race wins at Spa and Monza have moved him back into second place in the 2015 GP2 Drivers’ Championship and, with three race weekends remaining, the young American driver is determined to secure the runner-up spot at the end of the year.

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Sep 15

Alonso throws support behind team-mate Button

“Jenson has been very productive for the team and myself also learning a lot of things”

Alonso throws support behind team-mate ButtonFernando Alonso suggests McLaren would be better off retaining the experienced Jenson Button for the 2016 F1 season to assist with development. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

Hamilton prefers excitement of ‘freestyling’

Unlike some of his newer F1 rivals, Lewis Hamilton says he doesn’t need a simulator to practice his overtaking moves…

2015-06-07_1776 Lewis Hamilton has shown throughout his F1 career that he likes to go his own way, leaving his own distinct impression on things – and he insists that overtaking on the racetrack is no different Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Haas rules out Alexander Rossi F1 move

“There is nobody out there at the moment” – Gunther Steiner

2014-06-07_0069 Haas F1 says it won’t be signing an American driver to its team for its inaugural Formula 1 World Championship season in 2016, ending Alexander Rossi’s hopes of making the step from GP2. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Monza post GP2 qualifying penalties

Technical infringements and impeding manoeuvres lead to penalties

Monza post qualifying penaltiesFollowing on from today’s GP2 qualifying session at Monza, the race stewards have handed penalties to four drivers.

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Sep 02

Mardenborough joins Leal for Monza

Briton rookie set to debut in GP2

Mardenborough joins Leal for MonzaCarlin’s GP3 racer Jann Mardenborough will make the step up to the GP2 Series this weekend, as he joins Julian Leal in the team’s GP2 squad around the Monza circuit in Italy.

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Sep 01

Patric Niederhauser joins Daiko Team Lazarus

Swiss driver joins Sergio Canamasas at Monza

Patric Niederhauser joins Daiko Team LazarusDaiko Team Lazarus have announced today that GP3 graduate and race winner Patric Niederhauser will join them this week in replacement of Nathanaël Berthon.

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Aug 21

Berthon: “You have to use your brain”

GP2 winner excited by the cerebral challenge of Formula E

Berthon: “You have to use your brain”Nathanael Berthon has described driving a Formula E car on full 200kw power as ‘like Christmas’ after having his first taste of the all-electric race at Donington Park earlier this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Rene Binder to miss GP2 races in Spa Francorchamps

Compulsory break due to bacterial infection

GP2 - Rene BinderBad news for Rene Binder and Trident Motorsport. The 23-year-old Austrian has been advised by his doctors not to race in Spa this coming weekend, as he recovers from a bacterial infection which has jeopardized his results in Hungary last month. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

GP2 season resumes for Campos Racing at Spa historic venue

Haryanto is second in drivers´ championship with Campos Racing sitting fourth in the teams´ standings

Pic_pre_Spa_GP2After summer break Haryanto and Pic return to the wheel this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps, one of the most exciting events of the season.

Aug 17

TLEC & Status Grand Prix join forces in Spa

TLEC is a Dutch Transport & Logistics Evolution Centre

Status Grand PrixStatus Grand Prix is delighted to announce its partnership with TLEC for the seventh round of the GP2 and fifth round of the GP3 Series’ at Spa Francorchamps on 21st – 23rd August. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Lynn: Williams F1 drive would be a dream

The 21 year-old is considered Britain’s leading junior prospect having won the GP3 Series on his first attempt in 2014

Lynn: Williams F1 drive would be a dreamGP2 Series race winner Alex Lynn is excited by the prospect of becoming a Williams F1 driver in the future, calling it a ‘dream’ of his. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

“I enjoyed it” – Tom Dillmann

GP2 race winner gets full day’s running for Team Aguri

GP2 race winner gets full day’s running for Team AguriIt wasn’t just the new season two technology that was being put through its paces at Donington Park this week as there were also some new drivers having their first taste of Formula E machinery too. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Alonso: F1 is not the same or as exciting

Fernando Alonso laments the modern limitations of the current Formula 1 era and teases it may well drive him out of the sport

2015-06-06_0068 Fernando Alonso has teased the prospect of looking beyond Formula 1 in favour of other categories if the regulations don’t move in a faster, more challenging direction. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Bahrain added to 2015 calendar in November

GP2 and GP3 Series add extra round to the current season
Bahrain added to 2015 calendar in NovemberGP2 Series and GP3 Series organisers confirm that an extra round will be added to the current 2015 calendar. The event will take place at Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir on November 19-20-21 alongside FIA Six Hours Of Bahrain. This event will be back-to-back with the final round of the season which will be held at Yas Marina Circuit.

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Jul 23

Fabio Leimer to take part in FP1 session in Budapest

Stepping up

2015-07-23 - Manor - Fabio LeimerThe Manor Marussia F1 Team is pleased to confirm that Fabio Leimer will take part in the opening Free Practice session of this weekend’s Formula 1 Pirelli Magyar Nagydíj 2015.

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Jul 22

Canadian single-seater ace Nicholas Latifi signs GP2 deal with MP Motorsport

“I’m really excited to be joining MP Motorsport” – Latifi

Nicholas Latifi portraitSuccessful Formula Renault 3.5 Series front-runner Nicholas Latifi will line-up on the GP2 Series grid with MP Motorsport this weekend, 25th/26th July, after wrapping up a deal with the podium finishing squad to contest the sixth event of the season at the Hungaroring and other selected GP2 races during the second half of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Hungaroring Q & A with Alexander Rossi: “We are working hard every day to improve.”

Alexander looks forward to this weekend in Hungary

GP2 - Alexander Rossi (Racing Engineering)The Hungaroring in Hungary is the venue for the sixth round of the 2015 GP2 Series and Racing Engineering driver Alexander Rossi arrives at the circuit lying in second place in the Drivers’ Championship after taking second and fourth at the Silverstone round  three weeks ago which allowed him to reduce the gap on Championship leader Stoffel Vandoorne. Read the rest of this entry »

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