Tag Archive: GP2

Jul 03

Sergio Canamasas is back in GP2 action with Lazarus

Canamasas already competed under the Team Lazarus banner in 2012.

Sergio Canamasas Following his brilliant weekend in the streets of Monte Carlo and after missing the round held at the Red Bull Ring, the Spaniard is back at the wheel of a Dallara GP2/11 entered by Team Lazarus. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Cecotto joins Leal at Silverstone

GP2 race winner together with Carlin for Round 5

Johnny Cecotto Carlin’s GP2 squad will see a driver change this weekend for the team’s home event at Silverstone.  Julian Leal will be joined at the UK round by Johnny Cecotto who is already a race winner in the series.

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Jun 26

Piquet Jr. in FIA Formula E title contention in London

Turvey joins China Racing

G7C3915Double header FIA Formula E event in London shall the title decider with Nelson Piquet Jr, who leads the drivers´ standings but there are still six drivers retaining mathematical chance of winning. Briton Oliver Turvey new Piquet´s teammate

Jun 24

Leimer replaces Alguersuari for London

Ex-GP2 champion Fabio Leimer will make his Formula E debut in the Visa London ePrix for Virgin Racing on June 27.

Virgin Racing hires ex-GP2 champion for London finaleLeimer, who started the season as the reserve driver for Amlin Aguri, has been drafted in the place of Jaime Alguersuari. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Teams signal opposition to 18-inch wheels

Mercedes, McLaren and Ferrari air their misgivings about the proposals to increase tyre size to 18 inch rims

2015-06-04_0324The proposal to move to larger 18-inch wheels has come up against opposition from leading teams since it is not considered ‘an attractive direction in terms of performance’. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Pirelli open to future concepts with 18-inch demonstration

The new GP2 18-inch tyre was designed as a showcase for Pirelli’s technology

Pirelli open to future concepts with 18-inch demonstration Pirelli has taken to the track with a race-ready 18-inch GP2 tyre fitted to the Series development car, driven for two demonstration laps by former grand prix ace Martin Brundle. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Status GP to support Change Heroes

“This partnership with Change Heroes enables us to give something back”

Status Grand Prix Status Grand Prix is delighted to announce that it will be supporting Change Heroes during the 2015 GP2 and GP3 season and will be displaying the Change Heroes logo on all five race cars. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

Alex Lynn – GP2 Barcelona preview

“I need to do a good job in GP2 this weekend…”

Alex Lynn logo The gap between getting home from my first GP2 race weekend in Bahrain and setting off for the second round at Barcelona was two and a half weeks, but as usual it feels like I haven’t stopped as far as preparing for the next battle is concerned. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Hilmer Motorsport to miss Sakhir round

Further information will be made available in due course

Hilmer Motorsport logoGP2 Series confirm that German team Hilmer Motorsport will not take part in the opening round of the 2015 GP2 Series season which will take place this week at Bahrain International Circuit.

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Apr 14

Racing Engineering and DHL, working together at Bahrain

DHL will be supporting the team during the GP2 opening round at Bahrain

Racing Engineering logo Racing Engineering is pleased to announce its new partnership with DHL, the world’s largest express network and the logistics company for the world. . Racing Engineering and DHL not only share the colours red and yellow in their corporate image, but also the passion for motorsports, their never-ending pursuit of speed, precision and excellence. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Stanaway to start GP2 season with Status Grand Prix

GP3 graduate and WEC driver Richie Stanaway is set to begin the 2015 GP2 season with Status Grand Prix

Richie Stanaway The 23-year-old GP2 rookie impressed by topping the times at the Abu Dhabi pre-season test, followed by displaying competitive race pace in Bahrain last week.   Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Dallara and Pirelli: simulation that knows no frontiers

Dallara and Pirelli: simulation beyond all limits

2015-04-09 - Dallara and Pirelli, simulation beyond all limits The driver in Indianapolis, engineers in Italy and the track in Bahrain. At a recent GP2 test with experimental 18-inch GP2 tyres, two of Italy’s most pioneering companies joined forces to push the limits of current simulation technology Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Paolo Coloni Racing joins Auto GP

Auto GP is delighted to welcome a new team on-board for the 2015 season

Auto GP logo Paolo Coloni Racing will make their debut in the 2015 Auto GP season with the goal of fielding three cars. The team benefits from the 30-year experience of Paolo Coloni in motorsports as a driver and team manager, including the success achieved during the 2011 GP2 Season by Scuderia Coloni with Luca Filippi. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Pierre Gasly tops Day 3 (updated²)

DAMS driver sets quickest laptime at Bahrain International Circuit
GP2 - Pierre Gasly (DAMS) The final day of pre-season testing opened under clear blue skies and in hot temperatures at the Bahrain International Circuit. As the pitlane went green, the drivers fed onto the track eager to put their Soft Pirelli tyres to good use as early as possible. Stoffel Vandoorne led the way, but it was Marco Sorensen who set the early pace until his laptime was bettered first by Mitch Evans, then Nathanaël Berthon and Jordan King. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Nobuharu Matsushita tops Day 2

ART Grand Prix driver quickest at Bahrain International Circuit

GP2 - Nobuharu Matsushita (ART Grand Prix) The morning session on the second day of pre-season testing at the Bahrain International Circuit was delayed by one hour: a sandstorm hit the track the night before leaving sands in its wake. The circuit service and the teams were hard at work to clean the pitlane and the rest of the layout.

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Apr 02

Sirotkin leads the way in morning session

Rapax driver fastest in Sakir on day two

Sirotkin leads the way in morning sessionThe morning session on the second day of pre-season testing at the Bahrain International Circuit was delayed by one hour: a sandstorm hit the track the night before leaving sands in its wake.

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Apr 01

Jordan King quickest in Day 1 (updated)

Racing Engineering man tops first pre-season test day at Sakhir

GP2 - Jordan King (Racing Engineering) The second GP2 Series pre-season test session opened today at Bahrain International Circuit on a dusty track and in hot temperatures. This week, the teams and drivers will be busy preparing for the 2015 season which sees the introduction of the DRS. Pirelli have selected the Hard and Soft compounds for the three days. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

The first round of the 2015 GP2 Series will take place at the Sakhir Circuit from the 17th to the 19th of April

Racing Engineering is in Bahrain for the final pre-season testing

GP2 - Racing Engineering 2 The final pre-season testing begins today, the 1st April, at the Sakhir Circuit in Bahrain and all the GP2 teams will be attending for the three days of running before the opening race in the 2015 GP2 Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Campos Racing preseason testing continues in Bahrain

GP2 pre-season ends this week with its second three-day collective test

Campos Racing and its two drivers already performed brilliantly in Abu Dhabi, as Arthur Pic and Rio Haryanto finished in the top eight throughout the week.

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Mar 31

Sergio Canamasas joins MP Motorsport for GP2 test in Bahrain

Sergio Canamasas approaches his second and last week of testing scheduled by the GP2 Series

Sergio Canamasas The Barcelona-born driver will be the only Spaniard on the entry list for Bahrain once again, this time at the wheel of a Dallara GP2/11 entered by MP Motorsport. The season starts at Bahrain International Circuit in mid-April. Read the rest of this entry »

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