Tag Archive: GP2

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 »

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 29

The final test session for Racing Engineering before the opening race of the 2016 GP2 season

The 2016 season will be as competitive as ever

The final test session for Racing Engineering before the opening race of the 2016 GP2 season Today sees the first day of three days of testing at the Spanish circuit of Jerez and Racing Engineering and its two drivers, Frenchman Norman Nato and Briton Jordan King will be using the time to finalise their basic set-up for their cars and to practice race simulations in preparation for another very competitive GP2 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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 14

Canada’s Nicholas Latifi joins Renault Sport Formula One Team

Nicholas will undertake his new Test Driver role alongside his duties as a driver for DAMS squad in GP2 Series

Canada's Nicholas Latifi joins Renault Sport Formula One Team Up-and-coming racing driver, Nicholas Latifi, has joined the Renault Sport Formula One Team as a Test Driver and will embark on a long-term development programme. 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 09

MM International Motorsport with Mangini (F3000) and De Plano (GP2)

The Tuscan team MM International Motorsport will participate in the Auto GP Formula Open Championship with two drivers

MM International Motorsport with Mangini (F3000) and De Plano The team owner, Armando Mangini, will drive a F3000 (2002). Mangini is a veteran of racing. He raced in the Prototype and, over the last five years, in the championship Boss GP with a Dallara GP2 and with a Lola B02 / 50-Zytek.

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Mar 09

Racing Engineering’s 2016 GP2 season starts today

GP2 Series back in action at Barcelona

GP2 - Racing Engineering’s 2016 GP2 season starts today The 2016 GP2 season gets underway today, Wednesday the 9th of March, with all the GP2 teams attending the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona for three days of testing. For this year Racing Engineering will be running Jordan King who raced with the team last season and their new signing the Frenchman Norman Nato. 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

Azerbaijan simplifies VISA procedure for Formula 1 Fans and Media

Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe taking place on the streets of Baku this June 17th-19th

Baku City Circuit logo The Azerbaijani Government has announced that it will be simplifying VISA procedures for F1 fans and media travelling to Baku this summer for the 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe. 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 »

Feb 29

Alex Lynn to Continue as Williams Development Driver for the 2016 season

Alex had a positive first season with Williams

Williams Martini Racing is pleased to confirm that Alex Lynn will be continuing as the Williams Development Driver for the 2016 Formula One World Championship season, a position he held throughout 2015 alongside his GP2 commitments.

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Feb 20

Nobuharu Matsushita becomes McLaren-Honda test and development driver

McLaren-Honda is pleased to announce that Nobuharu Matsushita has joined the team as test and development driver

2016-02-20 - Nobuharu Matsushita becomes McLaren-Honda test and development driver The Japanese driver will focus on simulator support and engineering work to underline the efforts of our race drivers, Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso, as well as reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne.  Read the rest of this entry »

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