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Mar 15

Norman Nato grabs day 3 honours

Frenchman on top in morning, Luca Ghiotto in the afternoon session

F2 - Norman Nato (Pertamina Arden)Norman Nato set the fastest time of the 3 day FIA Formula 2 Championship test when he topped this morning’s penultimate session in Barcelona, setting a qualifying style lap of 1:27.834 to take home the first pre-season bragging rights ahead of Oliver Rowland (0.054) and Alexander Albon (0.105). In the final session of the test, Luca Ghiotto stopped the clocks at 1:29.565 to top the afternoon ahead of Johnny Cecotto (0.262) and Nyck De Vries (0.426). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Albon fastest on day two in Barcelona

Thai fastest, but De Vries tops afternoon session

F2 - Alexander Albon, ART Grand PrixAlexander Albon stepped up a spot overnight to take the day two honours with the fastest time in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship test session in Barcelona, grabbing the top spot from Johnny Cecotto and Artem Markelov by 0.175s, while Nyck De Vries stole the top spot this afternoon in a session largely dedicated to race simulations, ahead of PREMA pairing Antonio Fuoco and Charles Leclerc.

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Mar 12

Rapax to race with Cecotto and De Vries

Rapax races in the 2017 FIA Formula 2 championship with Cecotto and De Vries

Rapax to race with Cecotto and De Vries Rapax team is pleased to announce the agreement reached with Johnny Cecotto and Nyck De Vries to enter the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

Russian Time announces 2017 drivers

Russian Time re-signs Markelov, and welcomes Ghiotto

RUSSIAN TIME announces 2017 drivers Russian Time heads into the 13th GP2 season with a new line-up comprising 22-year-old Russian Artem Markelov and Italian 21-year-old Luca Ghiotto.

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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 25

Gasly joins PREMA Racing in 2016

Red Bull driver confirmed at Italian squad

Gasly joins PREMA Racing in 2016PREMA Racing is delighted to announce the agreement reached with Pierre Gasly for the 2016 GP2 Series. The 19-year-old Frenchman, part of the Red Bull Junior Program, will be at his second season in the championship, and hopes to continue in a positive run that included three pole positions and four podium finishes en-route to an 8th place in standings in 2015.
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Jan 20

PREMA Racing confirm Antonio Giovinazzi

Italian newcomers sign promising rookie for 2016 season

PREMA Racing confirm Antonio GiovinazziPREMA Racing is delighted to announce Antonio Giovinazzi as the first driver joining the team’s roster for their maiden GP2 Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

RUSSIAN TIME confirm 2016 line up

Markelov and Marciello to team up for new season

Russian Time logo Russian Time has finalised its 2016 GP2 line-up with the signing of Italian Raffaele Marciello, who will partner Russian driver Artem Markelov. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Sirotkin joins ART Grand Prix for the 2016 season

Reigning champions confirm Russian driver

Sirotkin joins ART Grand Prix for the 2016 seasonART Grand Prix is pleased to open its 2016 season by announcing the arrival of Sergey Sirotkin, Russian SMP Racing supported driver, to its GP2 driver line up.

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Dec 03

GP2: Markelov quickest in Day 2 morning session

Russian driver sets the early pace

Markelov quickest in Day 2 morning sessionArtem Markelov set the pace in this morning’s test session at Yas Marina Circuit clocking in a laptime of 1:49.008, a hairsbreadth ahead of Nicholas Latifi and André Negrao.

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Oct 06

Stoneman joins Carlin for Sochi

British driver to race in Russia

Stoneman joins Carlin for SochiDean Stoneman will race for Carlin this weekend in Sochi for the ninth round of the 2015 GP2 Series which will take place at the Russian circuit for only the second time. Stoneman has been a front runner throughout the season in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series and now joins Carlin to race alongside Sean Gelael in Sochi.

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Sep 02

Mardenborough joins Leal for Monza

Briton rookie set to debut in GP2

Mardenborough joins Leal for MonzaCarlin’s GP3 racer Jann Mardenborough will make the step up to the GP2 Series this weekend, as he joins Julian Leal in the team’s GP2 squad around the Monza circuit in Italy.

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Jul 30

Bahrain added to 2015 calendar in November

GP2 and GP3 Series add extra round to the current season
Bahrain added to 2015 calendar in NovemberGP2 Series and GP3 Series organisers confirm that an extra round will be added to the current 2015 calendar. The event will take place at Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir on November 19-20-21 alongside FIA Six Hours Of Bahrain. This event will be back-to-back with the final round of the season which will be held at Yas Marina Circuit.

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Jun 19

Alaska Coffee Roasting extends partnership with Team Rossi Motorsports

Currently 2nd in the GP2 Series driver rankings

Alexander Rossi - Alaska Coffee Roasting Team Rossi Motorsports, LLC, the managing company for the American driver, Alexander Rossi are proud to announce their partnership extension with Alaska Coffee Roasting. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Rio Haryanto receives grid penalty

Monte Carlo GP2 post qualifying quotes

Monte Carlo post qualifying quotes

Thoughts from Rossi, Marciello and Pic. Following  GP2 Series qualifying session at Monte Carlo, Rio Haryanto was handed a drop of 3 grid positions.

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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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Mar 27

Zoel Amberg completes Lazarus’ 2015 line up

Swiss driver joins Nathanaël Berthon

Team Lazarus logo Lazarus have confirmed that Swiss driver Zoel Amberg will race with them in GP2 Series this season alongside Nathanaël Berthon.

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Feb 18

Sergey Sirotkin and Rapax together for the 2015 season

Russian ace joins the GP2 field

Sirotkin and Rapax together for the 2015 seasonTeam Rapax is delighted to announce the agreement reached with Sergey Sirotkin for the 2015 GP2 Series season. The 19-year-old Russian will be in his maiden season in the Series, but despite the young age, he already has an impressive resume including the test-driver role covered last year in Formula 1 for Sauber.

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Jan 17

Vandoorne and ART together again for 2015

2014 GP2 Vice Champion returns to Series

Vandoorne and ART together again for 2015ART Grand Prix is delighted to announce that 22 yr old Belgian racer Stoffel Vandoorne will remain with the French based squad for his second consecutive season in the GP2 Championship Series.

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Feb 13

New sporting rules for the 2014 season

An extended free practice session and a new tyre regulation

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In a change of regulations in 2014, GP2 Series organisers are pleased to announce that they have extended the free practice session for a further fifteen minutes bringing its total duration to forty-five minutes during race weekends. Read the rest of this entry »

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