Tag Archive: GP2

Feb 05

Auto GP Formula Open 2016: 7 teams have already signed up to the series for single-seaters from F.3 to F.1

These are the 8 categories of cars allowed: Auto GP, F.1, GP2, F.3000, GP3, World Series, F.Masters and F.3.

Auto GP logo First steps for the new championship “Auto GP Formula Open”, the series that will send the track this year in Italy all the cars from 2 to 4 liters. Read the rest of this entry »

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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Jan 28

Pic joins Rapax Team for 2016 GP2 Series title tilt

Ambitious objectives for Arthur and his new team, Frenchman already feeling perfectly at home

Arthur Pic logo Arthur Pic will compete with title-winning outfit Rapax Team for their assault on the 2016 GP2 Series championship. The 24-year-old, now contesting his third season in the FIA’s official Formula 1 feeder series, will be looking to gain even more podiums and victories in his new venture with the competitive Italian entry, which has claimed two championships and numerous race wins since its inception in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Gasly joins PREMA Racing in 2016

Red Bull driver confirmed at Italian squad

Gasly joins PREMA Racing in 2016PREMA Racing is delighted to announce the agreement reached with Pierre Gasly for the 2016 GP2 Series. The 19-year-old Frenchman, part of the Red Bull Junior Program, will be at his second season in the championship, and hopes to continue in a positive run that included three pole positions and four podium finishes en-route to an 8th place in standings in 2015.
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Jan 24

All the single-seater cars on track in Italy from 2 to 4 liters

Auto GP Formula Open 2016

Auto GP logo Auto GP is renewed and adapted to the needs of the market, giving life to the edition 2016 of ”Auto GP Formula Open”.

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Jan 20

PREMA Racing confirm Antonio Giovinazzi

Italian newcomers sign promising rookie for 2016 season

PREMA Racing confirm Antonio GiovinazziPREMA Racing is delighted to announce Antonio Giovinazzi as the first driver joining the team’s roster for their maiden GP2 Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Campos Racing signs Jagonya Ayam

Jagonya Ayam becomes team´s main sponsor after agreeing two-year sponsorship deal

IMG-20160114-WA0019Campos Racing announces Indonesia´s Sean Gelael and New Zealand´s Mitch Evans for 2016 GP2 Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

2016 pre-season testing dates announced

New GP2 season kicks off in March

2016 pre-season testing dates announcedGP2 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2016 pre-season testing dates. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

RUSSIAN TIME confirm 2016 line up

Markelov and Marciello to team up for new season

Russian Time logo Russian Time has finalised its 2016 GP2 line-up with the signing of Italian Raffaele Marciello, who will partner Russian driver Artem Markelov. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Jordan King confident that he can go for the GP2 Championship with Racing Engineering in 2016

“Jordan has the talent and the work ethic to go for the championship this season”

Jordan King confident that he can go for the GP2 Championship with Racing Engineering in 2016 Racing Engineering are pleased to announce that the British driver Jordan King will be staying with the Spanish team for the 2016 GP2 season.

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Jan 15

Sirotkin joins ART Grand Prix for the 2016 season

Reigning champions confirm Russian driver

Sirotkin joins ART Grand Prix for the 2016 seasonART Grand Prix is pleased to open its 2016 season by announcing the arrival of Sergey Sirotkin, Russian SMP Racing supported driver, to its GP2 driver line up.

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Jan 03

Lynn admits 2016 is key year for career

Regardless of whether he gets to fulfil his F1 dream, Alex Lynn is all too well aware that he needs to deliver in 2016

Lynn admits 2016 is key year for careerAlex Lynn insists that he needs to deliver in a second season of GP2 if he wants to cement a full-time move to F1 or another top flight category in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 28

Rossi hints at imminent ‘exciting news’

“I would like to thank the Manor Marussia F1 team for their continued belief and commitment in me”

2015-10-22_37668 Alexander Rossi headed into the Christmas break hinting that he would have positive career developments to announce in the New Year. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Nasr hints at aggressive concept for Sauber 2016 car

“All I can say is that the concept looks very different”

2015-10-24_40379 After a rookie F1 campaign which went ‘as expected’ for Felipe Nasr he is now hoping Sauber’s new aggressive concept car can shake things up. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

DAMS combines talent with experience and ambition in GP2 with Alex Lynn and Nicholas Latifi

Jean-Paul Driot’s Le Mans-based squad has been the most successful GP2 team from the past five seasons

DAMS will blend talent, experience and ambition for the 2016 GP2 season, with a line-up of Alex Lynn and Nicholas Latifi chasing the Drivers’ and Teams’ titles. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

Action man Verstappen sweeps individual FIA awards

Max Verstappen picked up three individual accolades at the annual FIA Gala, including one for the best on-track F1 moment of 2015

2015-10-24_40241 F1 ‘new boy’ Max Verstappen not only made an impact on the sport’s fans with his combative style on track, but also won over both his rivals and the media during 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

GP2: Latifi quickest on Day 2

Canadian driver fastest overall at Yas Marina

GP2 - Nicholas Latifi (DAMS) Nicholas Latifi topped the second day of post-season testing at Yas Marina Circuit: at the wheel of a DAMS car, the Canadian clocked in a laptime of 1:47.860 in the final stages of the evening session. Norman Nato and Sergey Sirotkin completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

GP2: Markelov quickest in Day 2 morning session

Russian driver sets the early pace

Markelov quickest in Day 2 morning sessionArtem Markelov set the pace in this morning’s test session at Yas Marina Circuit clocking in a laptime of 1:49.008, a hairsbreadth ahead of Nicholas Latifi and André Negrao.

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