Tag Archive: Mirko Bortolotti

Jun 08

Monza: Second win for Felix Rosenqvist in Acceleration Events

Felix Rosenqvist had a fantastic weekend in Italy

Acceleration Events - Felix Rosenqvist The Swedish driver started the second FA1 race from P4, but battled himself to the winning position during the race. Nigel Melker (NLD) had his second strike for P2 and Sebastian Balthasar (DEU) finished third. Both Italian drivers had to stop the race prematurely. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

During the fourth round of ACCELERATION 2014, team Sweden’s Felix Rosenqvist (SWE) won the first FA1 race in Monza

Felix Rosenqvist wins first F1A race

Acceleration - Monza - Felix Rosenqvist Nigel Melker (NLD) started from the second row, and finished second. Championship leader Mirko Bortolotti (ITA) qualified sixth and took the last podium place. All FA1 cars finished the race in Italy, which was incredibly warm. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Acceleration 2014 getting ready for Monza

The Autodromo Nazionale di Monza will be the fourth venue for Acceleration 2014 from 6 to 8 June 2014.

acceleration14 FA1 cars, MW-V6 Pickups and Legend Supercup will form the starting grids on this legendary Italian track. In addition, the BOSS GP championship will join Acceleration in Monza to create a wide variety of car races. Targeted towards families, Acceleration offers three days of races and music performances. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Nürburgring: Full FA1 Team Ghinzani podium

During the second Formula Acceleration 1 race at the Nürburgring, it was a full win for the Italian Team Ghinzani.

Mirko Bortolotti (ITA) started from P4 and won the race, Richard Gonda (SVK) finished second and Sergio Campana (ITA) third. Nigel Melker (NL) qualified on pole position, but had troubles with his clutch in the formation lap and couldn’t start the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Formula Two chooses Yokohama tyres for new two-second-faster car

Upgraded 2012-spec F2 car unveiled at Autosport International Show

F2 - The new 2012-spec F2 car which will feature tyres from leading manufacturer YOKOHAMAF2 - Jonathan Palmer and Kazu Sekiguchi unveil the new 2012-spec F2 car The FIA Formula Two Championship today (Thursday 12 January) unveiled its new two-seconds-a-lap quicker F2 car at the Autosport International Show in Birmingham, which features tyres from leading motorsport manufacturer YOKOHAMA for the first time.

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Nov 17

Bortolotti ends impressive Williams F1 test seventh fastest

Abu Dhabi Young Driver Test, Day 3

2011-11-17 - AT&T Williams - Abu Dhabi - Mirko Bortolotti 02 2011-11-17 - AT&T Williams - Abu Dhabi - Mirko BortolottiRecently crowned FIA Formula Two champion Mirko Bortolotti was seventh fastest at the end of his prize Williams F1 test after taking part in the Formula One young driver programme at Abu Dhabi today (17 November).

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Nov 17

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Young Driver Test, Day 3

Abu Dhabi Young Driver Test, Day 3

Yas Marina logoToday’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina Circuit.

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Nov 09

AT&T Williams confirms Abu Dhabi test Line-Up

15, 16 and 17 November 2011

Gp3 - Monza - Valtteri Bottas, 2011 GP3 Series championF2 - Barcelona - Mirko Bortolotti championAT&T Williams today confirmed that the team will run Valtteri Bottas and Mirko Bortolotti during the young driver test days in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Imperious Bortolotti takes F2 win record

Bortolotti claims pole position ahead of Pineiro in Barcelona

F2 - Barcelona - Mirko Bortolotti actionF2 - Barcelona - Mirko Bortolotti championItalian’s victory halts Pineiro’s charge for second in championship. Mirko Bortolotti has taken the FIA Formula Two Championship win record with victory in the final race of the season at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona today (Sunday). His seventh victory in 2011 matches Andy Soucek’s record from 2009, the year Bortolotti took his first of what has now become eight wins.

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Oct 29

Bortolotti scores commanding Barcelona race one win

Pineiro’s third place denies Monras third place in the championship

F2 - Barcelona - Mirko BortolottiF2 - Barcelona - Mirko Bortolotti actionMirko Bortolotti has won the first race at Barcelona with a strong performance, breaking the early challenge of Miki Monras with a succession of fast laps. Ramon Pineiro completed the podium with third place, guaranteeing him at least third place in the championship.

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Oct 29

Bortolotti on pole for Barcelona race one

Austro-Italian edges out Spanish pairing in closely fought qualifying session

F2 - Barcelona - Mirko BortolottiF2 - Barcelona - Mirko Bortolotti poleMirko Bortolotti has taken pole position for today’s (Saturday) penultimate round of the 2011 FIA Formula Two Championship in Spain. The 21-year-old Austro-Italian lapped Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya two-tenths of a second faster than Miki Monras. His compatriot Ramon Pineiro, meanwhile, will start the race from third on his 20th birthday.

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Oct 28

Hegewald sets the pace in Barcelona

German leads from Bortolotti and Marinescu in second free practice session

F2 - Barcelona - Tobias HegewaldTobias Hegewald was the pace-setter during today’s (Friday) second FIA Formula Two free practice session in Barcelona – 0.286s ahead of his nearest rival.

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Oct 28

Monras quickest in opening practice session

Spaniard edges out Bortolotti in wet Barcelona practice

F2 - Barcelona - Miki MonrasMiki Monras mastered the wet conditions during today’s (Friday) opening FIA Formula Two free practice session in Barcelona to top the timesheets ahead of Mirko Bortolotti and Jack Clarke.

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Oct 27

Monras quickest in Barcelona F2 test‏

Spaniard ends day fastest overall ahead of season finale this weekend

F2 - Barcelona - Miki MonrasMiki Monras led the way during today’s (Thursday) official FIA Formula Two Championship test in Barcelona, ahead of the final rounds of the season.

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Oct 02

Bortolotti edges closer to F2 title with Monza pole

Italian secures P1 during closely fought qualifying session

F2- Mirko Bortolotti - MonzaMirko Bortolotti secured pole position by the narrowest of margins for today’s (Sunday) race two in Monza and edges ever closer to securing the 2011 FIA Formula Two Championship title.

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Oct 02

Marinescu takes maiden F2 victory at Monza (+result)

Romanian comfortably wins as Bortolotti edges ever closer to championship
Mihai Marinescu secures maiden pole for race one at Monza

Mihai MarinescuMihai Marinescu secured his maiden FIA Formula Two Championship win during today’s (Saturday) thrilling round 13 at Monza with Mirko Bortolotti just being denied the championship crown. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Bortolotti sets the pace once more

21-year-old Italian dominates opening day in Monza

F2 - Monza - Mirko BortolottiMirko Bortolotti continued to lead the way during today’s (Friday) second free practice session in the FIA Formula Two Championship, with the Italian once again heading the timesheets in Monza.

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Sep 30

Bortolotti goes top in opening practice session

Italian racer sets the early pace in Monza ahead of Marinescu and Zanella

F2 - Monza - Mirko BortolottiMirko Bortolotti headed the timesheets during today’s (Friday) opening practice session for rounds 13 and 14 of the FIA Formula Two Championship at Monza.

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Aug 28

Pineiro secures third successive F2 win

Spaniard takes lead from Zanella as Bortolotti strengthens championship charge

F2 - Red Bull Ring - Ramon PineiroRamon Pineiro stormed to a third successive victory after winning today’s (Sunday) second FIA Formula Two race at the Red Bull Ring. The young Spaniard took the lead from pole-sitter Christopher Zanella at Turn 2 on the first lap, and in similar style to yesterday, went on to build a comfortable lead to take the chequered flag. Mirko Bortolotti further strengthened his championship charge with a second place while Romanian Mihai Marinescu claimed his second successive podium finish.

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Aug 28

Bortolotti storms to pole for F2 race two

Austro-Italian sets quickest lap of the weekend with Zanella just securing second

F2 - Red Bull Ring - 1  Mirko BortolottiMirko Bortolotti secured pole position for today’s (Sunday) second FIA Formula Two race at the Red Bull Ring after setting the fastest lap of the weekend so far. The Austro-Italian set a time of 1:20.536s, 0.3 seconds clear of championship rival Christopher Zanella who put in a last gasp time to go second, despite spinning early in the session. Yesterday’s race winner Ramon Pineiro will start third.

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Aug 27

Pineiro secures second successive victory

Spanish teenager wins opening F2 race in Austria

F2 - Austria - Ramon Pineiro actionF2 - Austria - Johannes Theobald crashRamon Pineiro secured his second successive win in the FIA Formula Two Championship after dominating the first race at the Red Bull Ring today (Saturday).

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Aug 27

Ramon Pineiro secures pole position in Austria

Spaniard continues recent good run of form at Red Bull Ring

F2 - Red Bull Ring - Ramon PineiroRamon Pineiro claimed pole position for today’s (Saturday) first FIA Formula Two race of the weekend at the Red Bull Ring after putting in a late surge to fend off Mirko Bortolotti and Christopher Zanella.

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Aug 26

Bortolotti goes quickest in opening practice session

Austro-Italian leads the way at sun-soaked Red Bull Ring

F2 - Austria - Mirko BortolottiMirko Bortolotti headed the timesheets during the opening free practice session for rounds 11 and 12 of the FIA Formula Two Championship at a sweltering Red Bull Ring.

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Jul 24

Sticky: Mirko Bortolotti secures pole for race two

Austro-Italian driver ahead of Ramon Pineiro and Jack Clarke

F2 - Brands Hatch - Mirko BortolottiMirko Bortolotti will start today’s (Sunday) second FIA Formula Two race at Brands Hatch on pole position after an impressive performance during a closely fought qualifying session.

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Jul 24

Bortolotti extends his Championship Lead

As it happened – Brands Hatch race two

F2 - Brands Hatch - Mirko BortolottiMirko Bortolotti took a fine 2nd and 5th position in Brands Hatch to extend his point lead in the FIA Formula 2 Championship. The 21-year-old confirmed his impressive form by claiming pole position for the 10th race of the season…

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Jul 24

Pineiro storms to maiden F2 win at Brands Hatch

Spanish youngster makes superb start to beat Bortolotti to victory

F2 - Brands Hatch - Ramon Pineiro actionF2 - Brands Hatch - Ramon PineiroSpanish newcomer Ramon Pineiro secured his maiden FIA Formula Two win after dominating today’s (Sunday) thrilling race at the legendary Brands Hatch GP circuit.

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Jul 23

Jack Clarke secures maiden F2 triumph

British driver capitalises on storming start to claim emotional win

F2 - Brands Hatch - Jack Clarke actionF2 - Brands Hatch - Jack ClarkeBritish driver Jack Clarke drove a superb race in today’s (Saturday) round nine to break his FIA Formula Two Championship duck and win on home soil at the legendary Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit.

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Jul 23

Tobias Hegewald secures pole for F2 race one

German driver fastest during closely fought session ahead of Pineiro and Bortolotti

F2 - Brands Hatch - Tobias Hegewald actionF2 - Brands Hatch - Tobias HegewaldTobias Hegewald qualified on pole for today’s (Saturday) opening FIA Formula Two race at Brands Hatch after a closely fought session which saw the top 13 cars sepearated by less than a second.

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Jul 22

Snoeks quickest man in closely fought practice two

Dutchman just edges out Bortolotti by 0.002s

F2 - Brands Hatch - Kelvin SnoeksKelvin Snoeks was the fastest man during today’s (Friday) closely fought second practice session in the FIA Formula Two Championship at Brands Hatch, lapping a mere 0.002s ahead of Mirko Bortolotti.

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Jul 22

Bortolotti heads opening practice session at Brands Hatch

Italian continues fine form to lead from Clarke and Hegewald

F2 - Brands Hatch - Mirko BortolottiMirko Bortolotti continued his fine form to top the timesheets in today’s (Friday) opening free practice session of the FIA Formula Two Championship at the legendary Brands Hatch GP circuit.

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