Manor enjoyed a successful debut into WEC LMP2 at the Prologue with their ORECA 05, completing 156 laps on its first day of running and 86 laps on the second day. This gave a total of a total of 1401.422kms.
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WEC: Manor welcomes back former-IndyCar driver, James Jakes, as the team extends its 2016 driver line up
James Jakes rejoins Manor
British driver, James Jakes, will return to Manor this season for his debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship. James had previously driven with the team during 2007 in Formula 3 and 2010 in the GP3 series, visiting the podium a number of times, before heading to the USA to compete in the IndyCar Series for the past 4 seasons.
He recorded the fastest lap of the weekend in Group 1
Competitors in the Firestone Fast Six for the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT had a combined 50 IZOD IndyCar Series pole starts — all by Scott Dixon (19) and Will Power (31) — which made the veteran drivers targets for four others seeking the notoriety.
Racing Engineering driver scores GP2 Asia Series win while Dams driver is crowned Champion
In the final race of the 2011 GP2 Asia Series in Imola, Dani Clos recovered from a poor qualifying on Friday by winning today’s event in Imola, while Romain Grosjean sealed a second title with a fourth place finish.
Dams driver takes lights to flag win in final 2011 GP2 Asia Series Feature Race
Romain Grosjean dominated today’s feature race at Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari. A strong start from pole position and a flawless drive made the Dams driver cross the finish line with a 14.3s gap to closest rival Giedo van der Garde.
Dams driver edges Sam Bird off of top in the dying seconds of qualifying session in Imola
Romain Grosjean grabbed last-gasp pole position in the final round of the 2011 GP2 Asia Series today at Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola. With a best laptime of 1:27.067, the Dams driver set the track record on the new configuration.
iSport International’s driver goes quickest in Practice Session this morning
The final round of the 2011 GP2 Asia Series opened this morning at Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola with two practice sessions, giving drivers more track time to learn the new layout. It was Sam Bird at iSport International who set the best laptime of the two sessions in 1:28.312, two tenths faster than Giedo van der Garde at Barwa Addax Team.
Final round of the fourth season takes place this weekend at Autodromo Dino e Enzo Ferrari.
The 2011 GP2 Asia Series resumes this week for Round 2 at Autodromo Dino e Enzo Ferrari in Imola, Italy. In light of the current events happening in Bahrain and the decision from Bahrain Motorsport Federation to cancel the two remaining meetings in this season, GP2 organisers’ priority was to add another venue to the calendar and chose Imola to host the final round of the fourth season.
No rest for the wicked: action is already back to the track this week.
Following an eventful opener in Abu Dhabi last weekend, the 2011 GP2 Asia Series resumes this week for Round 2 at Bahrain International Circuit on the 5.412 km layout. The teams packed up quickly after the second race at Yas Marina Circuit to be ready for more action in Sakhir, with the practice session starting this Thursday at 11am.
Trident Racing driver scores maiden GP2 Asia Series win in Abu Dhabi
GP3 Series graduate Stefano Coletti led today’s Sprint Race at Yas Marina Circuit from pole position to chequered flag. The Trident Racing driver managed to build up and maintain a gap with his closest rival all through the race and crossed the finish line a winner for the first time in GP2 Asia Series.
Lotus ART driver scores GP2 maiden win in Abu Dhabi
Jules Bianchi scored his first GP2 Asia win today after taking the lead at the start, suffering race-long pressure from pole sitter Romain Grosjean, and in spite of a red flag. Davide Valsecchi finished third giving Team AirAsia a podium finish on their race debut.
In Abu Dhabi
Good start for Scuderia Coloni in Abu Dhabi, where today the engines of the GP2 cars started roaring for the first out of four days of testing. On the Yas Marina Circuit the team gathered valuable informations on the car’s behaviour and on the new Pirelli tyres, with the 6th quickest time posted by Michael Herck as a proof of the good job delivered by the team’s technical staff.
DPR driver sets fastest laptime of post season test in Abu Dhabi
The Yas Marina Circuit hosted the fourth and last post season test day today marking the end of the 2010 campaign, but also the last run of the GP2/08 car after three thrilling seasons that crowned Italian Giorgio Pantano, German Nico Hülkenberg and Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado. In three years, teams and drivers have covered 63.500 kilometres on Bridgestone tyres.
Rapax driver goes quickest again on day 4 of post season testing at Yas Marina Circuit
It was a trouble-free test session today at Yas Marina Circuit for the third day of post season testing which saw eight drivers join ths paddock – Alexander Sims at ART Grand Prix, Brendon Hartley at Racing Engineering, Rio Haryanto at iSport International, Romain Grosjean at Dams, Davide Rigon at Rapax, Alexander Rossi at Arden International, Karun Chandhok at Ocean Racing Technology and Adrian Quaife-Hobbs at Scuderia Coloni.
Rapax driver quickest at Yas Marina Circuit in post season tests
The second day of GP2 Series post-season testing at Yas Marina Circuit saw a few changes in the drivers’ entry list with some racers switching teams and new ones joining, namely Pal Varhaug at Dams, Daniel Macinelli at Rapax, Dani Clos at Ocean Racing and Luca Filippi at Coloni.