Tag Archive: GP2

Jul 29

Gasly back on top in German GP2 Free Practice

Frenchman leads the way in Hockenheim

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly has carried over his recent form by topping the timesheets in this morning’s Free Practice session at the Hockenheimring, setting the pace in a tight session which saw the top five drivers split by just two tenths ahead of Artem Markelov and Alex Lynn. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Hockenheim Q&A with Alfonso de Orléans- Borbón: “As usual, we will give it our best.”

The last round of the 2016 GP2 Series was a mixed weekend for the Racing Engineering team

Racing Engineering Saturday’s Sprint Race saw Norman Nato and Jordan King finish 7th and 8th but, with Norman qualifying 5th, the young Frenchman was hoping to finish on the podium but sadly an electrical problem that afflicted him during the race which caused an engine misfire and prevented his DRS from working meant that he lost positions rather than gain any.

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Jul 19

Hungaroring Q&A with Jordan King: “Its all about keeping the pressure up…”

Jordan looks back at Silverstone and ahead to this weekend’s round at the Hungaroring

GP2 - Racing Engineering - Jordan King Jordan King has been showing a great deal of confidence in his racing this season, his second in GP2, and it has culminated in him winning the last two Sprint Races at the Red Bull Ring and Silverstone.

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Jul 14

Prema Powerteam Zandvoort race preview

The Prema team will continue in their July tour-de-force this weekend at Zandvoort

F3 - Lance Stroll car After entering two GP2 Series races in two weeks at Red Bull Ring (July 3rd) and Silverstone (July 10th), the squad led by Angelo Rosin will line-up for the FIA F.3 European Championship round at the Dutch seaside venue, located near the North Sea shores in an outstanding frame.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Silverstone Q&A with Sebastien Viger: “The championship is very close at the moment.”

Sebastien Viger, Racing Engineering’s Technical Director, looks forward to the weekend.

GP2 - A new season begins for Racing Engineering in Barcelona Just two days after the Red Bull Ring race weekend that saw Racing Engineering driver Jordan King score his maiden GP2 race win and team are already headed to Silverstone for round five of the 2016 GP2 Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

GP2 Series round 4 preview: Spielberg, Austria

Presentation of the fourth round of the season

GP2 Series Round 4 Preview Spielberg, Austria The Baku City Circuit delivered more than expected: the new venue saw rookie Antonio Giovinazzi not only grab pole position, but also triumph in both eventful races and pocket his first GP2 points in the process. With this remarkable achievement, the Italian ace currently lies in third in the drivers’ standings.

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Jun 29

Alex Lynn GP2 Red Bull Ring preview

The season has been hugely unpredictable so far

Alex Lynn GP2 Red Bull Ring preview I’ve just arrived in Austria for the fourth round of the GP2 Series at the Red Bull Ring – the start of a very intensive month, because we’re in action for four of the next five weekends.

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Jun 29

Prema Racing Red Bull Ring preview

GP2 Round 04 race preview, Spielberg

Prema logo July will be a heated month for Prema in GP2 Series competition as the Italian squad will spend four of the coming five weekends on the track.

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Jun 27

Trident Motorsport GP2 & GP3 Austria preview

Trident goes back on-track in Austria

Trident Motorsport GP2 & GP3 Austria preview After a really short break that followed the previous round of the series at Baku, the GP2 Series is about to return on-track for the fourth round of the season. The championship will line-up at the historical, yet highly renovated “Red Bull Ring” circuit in Zeltweg, Austria. Trident drivers Philo Armand and Luca Ghiotto are eager to turn their engines back on and make their way to the start of the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

GP2 makes Baku debut with medium and supersoft P Zero tyres

This is just one of two stand-alone GP2 races this year, when the series races on its own without GP3

Pirelli - Red supersoft and White medium tyres will be used in Baku The GP2 Series races in Baku for the first time this weekend, with Pirelli supplying the P Zero White medium and P Zero Red supersoft compounds for the brand new street circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

Baku Q&A with Thomas Lassus: “Baku should produce very exiting GP2 races.”

“This is when the importance of your simulations comes into play even more”

Charlie Whiting hails 'Superb' Baku City Circuit Round three of the 2016 GP2 Series takes place on the Baku City Circuit, Azerbaijan which has never hosted a GP2 race before. Below Thomas Lassus, Race Engineer for Championship leader Norman Nato, explains how the team is preparing for this interesting new challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Post-Monaco Q&A with Sebastien Viger: “Norman is a quick and intelligent driver.”

Sebastien Viger, Racing Engineering’s Technical Director, looks back at the Monaco weekend

Racing Engineering logo Sebastien, before talking about GP2, yesterday Racing Engineering’s 2015 GP2 runner up Alexander Rossi won the legendary Indy 500. What does this mean for Racing Engineering? Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

GP2 Series round 2 post feature race penalties

Giovinazzi and Malja receive time penalties

Round 2 post feature race penaltiesFollowing today’s feature race at Monte Carlo, it was found that PREMA Racing’s Antonio Giovinazzi had left the track at Turn 10 and gained an advantage during the event. Therefore, the Italian was handed a 5 second time penalty which has been added to his elapsed race time.

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May 27

Artem Markelov soars to maiden GP2 win

Russian ace victorious in the streets of Monte Carlo

GP2 - Artem Markelov (RUSSIAN TIME), Norman Nato (Racing Engineering), Oliver Rowland (MP Motorsport) RUSSIAN TIME’s Artem Markelov has come out victorious from a dramatic feature race in Monaco after having started P15 on the grid. The Russian who was last to pit on lap 38 sustained huge pressure from Norman Nato in the final laps to take his first GP2 win ahead of the Frenchman. Oliver Rowland completed the podium.

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May 13

Canamasas joins Carlin for season-opening round

The fairly seasoned driver has made an agreement to drive a Carlin-entered car at his home event in Barcelona

Sergio Canamasas The GP2 Series kicks off the 2016 season at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in the frame of the Spanish F.1 Grand Prix.  Sergio Canamasas and Carlin have reached an agreement by which Spain´s racer will drive one of their Dallaras GP2/11 at GP2 season opener in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

GP2 Series round 1 preview: Barcelona, Spain

GP2 Series Barcelona, Spain preview

GP2 Class 2016 Presentation of the first round of the season. The twelfth season of the GP2 Series kicks off this weekend at Barcelona as the Circuit de Catalunya hosts the first round. Once again, the 2016 grid is highlycompetitive with multiple race winners and podium finishers hoping to shine and out-best their rivals.

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May 12

A new season begins for Racing Engineering in Barcelona

GP2 Series Round 1

GP2 - A new season begins for Racing Engineering in Barcelona The GP2 teams are assembling this weekend at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain for round one of the 2016 GP2 Series and Racing Engineering are looking forward to another competitive season with their drivers Jordan King and new signing Norman Nato. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Pertamina Campos Racing ready for best GP2 season yet

Indonesia´s Sean Gelael and New Zealand´s Mitch Evans to defend Pertamina Campos Racing´s colors

F80P6704The 2016 GP2 series starts at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya next weekend, in the frame of the Spanish Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Alex Lynn GP2 Barcelona preview

“I want to bang in some great results to kick my season off well….”

GP2 - Alex Lynn It’s been long enough… We’re finally getting set for the start of the GP2 Series season, supporting the Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona this weekend. All the talking’s over now, and along with the DAMS team – who I’m staying with for a second season – we’re honestly as ready as we can be. We’ve been working really hard in the off season, we’ve had the three official tests, and now it’s just about trying to do the job correctly. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

A new season for GP2 and a new car, with new tyres, for GP3

Spain GP2 and GP3 preview 2016

Pirelli The new GP2 and GP3 seasons both get underway at Barcelona with a host of young drivers hoping for a successful campaign that will take them a large step closer to competing in Formula One.

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