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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

GP2 Series

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 »

May 23

Sam Bird sets the pace in Monte Carlo

British driver leads RUSSIAN TIME 1-2 in Round 4 free practice

GP2 - Sam Bird (RUSSIAN TIME)Sam Bird set the tone in this morning’s free practice in the streets of Monaco: the Brit’ from RUSSIAN TIME clocked a laptime of 1:21.512 in a trouble free session, five hundredths quicker than teammate Tom Dillmann. Rookie Mitch Evans finished third. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Coletti flies to Malaysia maiden pole

GP2 Series qualifying report

GP2 - Stefano Coletti (Rapax)The Monegasque driver puts Rapax on top in closely fought qualifying session. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

Hilmer Motorsport joins GP2 Series field

German team given entry for 2013

Hilmer Motorsport logoGP2 SeriesGP2 Series organisers are pleased to announce that Hilmer Motorsport have been allocated an entry for the 2013 season. The German squad whose Team Principal Franz Hilmer already owns Formtech GmbH – a supplier for several Formula One teams – joins the thirteen team field in replacement of Ocean Racing Technology. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Davide Valsecchi leads the way

DAMS racer sets the pace in Free Practice at Bahrain International Circuit

GP2 Series

GP2 - Davide Valsecchi (DAMS)Davide Valsecchi showed he will be the man to beat for pole position today. The Italian set the best laptime in this morning’s thirty minutes free practice session in Bahrain, a clear 0.6s ahead of Carlin’s Max Chilton Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Luiz Razia flies to Sepang win (+ results, + photos)

Arden driver dominates opening race of the 2012 season

GP2 - Sepang - Davide Valsecchi (DAMS), Luiz Razia (Arden International), Max Chilton (Carlin)GP2 - Sepang - Arden International - Luiz RaziaLuiz Razia is a happy man: a perfect get away from the front row and a flawless drive meant he took a lights to flag win today in the Sepang Feature Race. It was also the first win for the Brazilian’s team Arden International, since Charles Pic in Barcelona Feature Race in 2010. Razia crossed the finish line an impressive 7.8s ahead of Davide Valsecchi. Max Chilton in third pocketed his and Carlin’s first GP2 podium. Read the rest of this entry »

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