Tag Archive: GP2

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Jan 05

Rookie Stroll talks ‘pressure’ ahead of F1 bow

“Of course there’s pressure, but it’s a good pressure. You need that pressure, without it, what are we doing here?”
Rookie Stroll talks ‘pressure’ ahead of F1 bowLance Stroll has played down the significance of his direct switch from the European Formula 3 Championship to Formula 1 with Williams this season, insisting he will benefit more from soaking up the ‘pressure’ of F1 than spending another season in the junior ranks. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 02

Final pieces of F1 2017 jigsaw set to fall into place

Sources suggest a contract has been signed
2016-06-12_0574 The significant final pieces of the Formula 1 2017 jigsaw are expected to be confirmed imminently with all signs pointing towards a move to Mercedes for Valtteri Bottas following a reported pre-Christmas seat fitting.
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Dec 22

Top of the class

An exclusive interview with PREMA Racing’s René Rosin

Top of the classWe sat down with PREMA Racing’s Team Principal René Rosin to discuss a stellar first season in GP2 Series for the Italian squad.

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Dec 16

Louis Delétraz completes Racing Engineering’s 2017 driver line-up

“GP2 is where I want to be in 2017 since after the strong season in Formula V8” – Delétraz 

Racing Engineering logo Racing Engineering are pleased to announce that Louis Delétraz will be driving alongside Gustav Malja for the 2017 GP2 Series, the 19-year-old Swiss will driving for the Spanish team for his first full season in GP2. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Gustav Malja to join Racing Engineering for the 2017 GP2 Series

The 21-year-old Swede will be driving for the Spanish team in his second full season in GP2

Racing Engineering logo Racing Engineering are pleased to announce that Gustav Malja will be joining the Racing Engineering team for the 2017 GP2 Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Racing Engineering to run Louis Delétraz and Gustav Malja at the Abu Dhabi post-season testing

November 30th to December 2nd

Racing Engineering logo Three days after the 2016 GP2 season ends all the teams will be back in action in Abu Dhabi for the annual post-season test that starts on Wednesday, 30th November and finishes at the end of Friday, 2nd December. We are pleased to reveal that the two drivers who will be running in the Racing Engineering GP2 cars for this three-day test are Switzerland’s Louis Delétraz and Sweden’s Gustav Malja. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Thoughts of a Champion – Pierre Gasly

Newly crowned GP2 Champion Pierre Gasly tells us about his season

GP2 - Thoughts of a Champion - Pierre Gasly GP2 Series: Pierre Gasly, 2016 GP2 champion – how does that sound? Pierre Gasly: It’s amazing! I have no words to describe how I feel now: it’s been such a long season, a really hard fight with many drivers, and we kept fighting to the end, and to get it at the last round is just unbelievable!

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Nov 19

Emil Bernstorff joins Arden International in Abu Dhabi

GP3 multiple race winner graduates to GP2

Emil Bernstorff joins Arden International in Abu DhabiArden International are pleased to welcome back our 2015 GP3 Series driver Emil Bernstorff, to our driver line up for the season finale of the 2016 GP2 Series, at the stunning Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

Theodore Racing by Prema is delighted to confirm that BBIN will extend its partnership with the team to include the 63rd Macau Grand Prix in November

BBIN extends Theodore Racing sponsorship to include 63rd Macau Grand Prix

Asia’s leading iGaming software supplier BBIN joined Theodore Racing as a global partner in August 2016, displaying its branding across the team’s GP2, FIA European Formula 3 and Formula 4 cars as part of the company’s enhanced focus on international business development. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

Vote for the 2016 GP2 Best Helmet Design

GP2 Fans, our drivers need you!

Vote for the 2016 GP2 Best Helmet DesignThe 2016 GP2 Prize Giving Ceremony will take place at Yas Marina Circuit after the season finale on Sunday 27th November. This year, fans will have a say on which driver will receive the prestigious Dallara Award for Best Helmet Design!

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Oct 07

DRS to be added to GP3 car for 2017 season

Exclusive Q & A with Didier Perrin

DRS to be added to GP3 car for 2017 seasonFor the 2017 season, DRS (Drag Reduction System) will be added to the GP3 car following in the footsteps of GP2 Series and Formula 1.

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Sep 25

Vandoorne unencumbered by ‘baggage’ in 2017

“This is a probably a nice opportunity to perform well for me, as I don’t come with the ‘baggage’ of the old F1 car experience”
2016-07-13-F1 Test-0010 Stoffel Vandoorne says entering F1 at a time of change in the regulations will be an advantage – albeit a brief one – as he prepares for his full McLaren debut in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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