Tag Archive: GP2

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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May 10

Prema and Theodore Racing join forces for 2016 season

Theodore Racing to compete in GP2, European Formula 3 And Formula 4 Championships with Prema

Prema and Theodore Racing join forces for 2016 season Prema is proud to announce the expansion of the team’s tie-up with Theodore Racing to the 2016 GP2 Series, FIA F.3 European Championship and Formula 4 programs.

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May 09

Alex Lynn to drive Williams Mercedes FW38 at Barcelona Formula One test

Alex Lynn will test for the Williams Martini Racing Formula One team at Barcelona next week

Alex Lynn logo Alex will drive on the first day of the two-day in-season test on Tuesday, getting behind the wheel of the team’s FW38 challenger built for the 2016 Formula One season, before Felipe Massa takes over on day two. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

Barcelona Q&A with Norman Nato: “I really want to fight for the championship this season.”

“I think we have the package to take the title at the end of the year”

GP2 - Racing Engineering - Norman Nato Next weekend sees the opening round of the 2016 GP2 Series at the Spanish circuit of Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya and below Racing Engineering’s new driver, Frenchman Norman Nato, talks about his expectations for the new season. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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