Tag Archive: Racing Engineering

May 27

De Vries scorches to Monaco win

Dutchman dominates Sprint Race for victory 

F2 - Nyck De Vries, Rapax; Johnny Cecotto, Rapax; Gustav Malja, Racing Engineering, MonacoNyck De Vries crushed his rivals in this afternoon’s Sprint Race at the Circuit de Monaco, stealing a march on his teammate at the start before soaring off into the distance for a relatively simple, if well-deserved, win in the Principality to lead a Rapax 1-2 from Johnny Cecotto and Gustav Malja.

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May 26

Rowland flies to Monaco feature win

Briton defies Monaco curse for famous victory

F2 - Oliver Rowland, DAMS; Artem Markelov, RUSSIAN TIME; Nobuharu Matsushita, ART Grand Prix, MonacoOliver Rowland has overturned his traditional poor luck at the Circuit de Monaco to record an emphatic victory in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Feature Race, flying around the fabled streets of the Principality to grab the top step of the podium ahead of Artem Markelov and Nobuharu Matsushita.

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May 25

Leclerc soars to pole in Monaco

Local driver heads Group A for top spot

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, MonacoCharles Leclerc has delighted his local fans by grabbing provisional pole in a dramatic split qualifying session this afternoon at the Grand Prix de Monaco, leading the way in Group A ahead of Oliver Rowland before watching Group B from the pits as Alexander Albon headed the second group but missed the Monegasque’s time by just one hundredth of a second.

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May 25

Leclerc tops home free practice

Monegasque leads the way in the Principality

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, MonacoCharles Leclerc belied his lack of experience racing around his home circuit in Monaco by claiming the top spot in this afternoon’s free practice session, biding his time as he came to terms with the fabled circuit before grabbing P1 late in the session by a tenth from Sergio Canamasas and Oliver Rowland.

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May 25

2017 FIA Formula 2 Preview: Round 3, Monaco

All there is to know about the second round of the season

2017 Round 3 Preview: Monte Carlo, Monaco The FIA Formula 2 Championship returns to the Principality of Monaco for the jewel of the calendar this weekend for the third round of the 2017 campaign for the most prestigious races of the year: the entire field dreams of winning around the fabled streets of Monte Carlo, and for two lucky drivers that dream will come true this week.
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May 22

Racing Engineering Monaco Q&A with Louis Delétraz

“It will be a new challenge and a new experience…”

Racing Engineering Monaco Q&A with Louis DelétrazThe Racing Engineering team and its driver Louis Delétraz have been preparing hard for this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix as the 2017 FIA F2 Championship is already looking as if it will be a very closely fought season and all the teams and drivers will have to fight hard to score points.

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May 14

F2: Matsushita sprints to victory in Barcelona (updated)

Japanese driver grabs win when Latifi stutters

F2 - Nobuharu Matsushita, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaNobuharu Matsushita put himself in the driver’s seat to collect victory in this morning’s Sprint Race at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona with a solid, mature drive to P2 in the opening stages before a mistake by race leader Nicholas Latifi gave the McLaren development driver a clean run through for his first win since last year’s sprint race in Monaco, ahead of DAMS teammates Oliver Rowland and Latifi. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

F2: Leclerc scorches to feature victory (updated)

Monegasque blasts from pole to chequered flag

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaCharles Leclerc has dominated this afternoon’s feature race at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, winning from pole but having to work hard all race long after a safety car threw everyone’s strategies out the window to win from Luca Ghiotto on the same strategy and Oliver Rowland on the alternate tyre choice. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

F2: Leclerc flies to Barcelona pole

Monegasque steals top spot in final minute

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaCharles Leclerc has stolen pole position for tomorrow’s feature race at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, dramatically grabbing the top spot in the last minute after a late red flag to deny Luca Ghiotto, who thought he had timed his run perfectly to finish just before the stop, and Nyck De Vries, who claimed his second top three qualifying position in a row. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Leclerc tops free practice in Barcelona

Monegasque driver leads the way
Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaCharles Leclerc has topped this morning’s free practice session at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, setting the pace early on to grab the top spot despite close pressure in a busy session from Alexander Albon and Sergio Sette Camara.

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May 11

Formula 2 Barcelona, Spain, preview

2017 Round 2 preview: Barcelona, Spain

2017 Round 2 preview: Barcelona, SpainThe FIA Formula 2 Championship returns to Europe this weekend at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona in Spain for the second round of the 2017 campaign, the location for the first pre-season test and a circuit known well to the teams and drivers alike as they look to grab as many points as possible to get their title fights underway.

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Apr 16

Leclerc storms to dramatic sprint win (updated)

Monegasque fights back for victory despite pitstop

F2 - Charles Leclerc, Bahrain International CircuitCharles Leclerc made use of an unexpected Plan B to blast to a dramatic win in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship sprint race at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, stopping for fresh rubber from the lead of the race and emerging in P14 before fighting all the way back up for victory ahead of a crestfallen Luca Ghiotto and Oliver Rowland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

Markelov blasts to Bahrain win

Russian gamble pays off for first F2 victory

F2 - Artem Markelov, RUSSIAN TIME; Norman Nato, Pertamina Arden; Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing; Bahrain International CircuitArtem Markelov gambled on a different tyre strategy to his rivals at the first FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race this afternoon at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, mastering the scorching conditions and the life of his tyres to blast past Norman Nato and Charles Leclerc in the closing stages of the race for a masterful win.

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Apr 14

Leclerc soars to F2 pole

Monegasque takes first top spot

Leclerc soars to F2 pole Charles Leclerc grabbed the first pole position of the FIA Formula 2 Championship by running opposite to his rivals with a bold strategy, coming out early on his second set of tyres to steal a march on the field and claim the top spot this evening ahead of PREMA Racing teammate Antonio Fuoco and Nyck De Vries.

 

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Apr 14

Rowland on top in practice

Briton leads the way in first F2 session

F2 - Oliver Rowland, DAMSOliver Rowland has topped the timesheets in the first FIA Formula 2 Championship free practice session with a blistering lap under scorching conditions this morning at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, leading the way for most of the session by less than a tenth from Artem Markelov and Charles Leclerc. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

De Vries claims final day of Bahrain test

Dutchman leads the way on day three

F2 - Nyck De Vries, Rapax, Bahrain International CircuitNyck De Vries has set the pace on the final day of the FIA Formula 2 test at the Bahrain International Circuit, grabbing the top spot in both sessions as he denied his rivals twice over, with a time of 1:40.583, just seven thousands ahead of Nobuharu Matsushita and Oliver Rowland, in the morning session, and with an afternoon time of 1:41.880, ahead of Rapax teammate Johnny Cecotto and Norman Nato.

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Mar 30

Latifi claims day two honours in Bahrain

Canadian tops morning, De Vries the afternoon session

F2 - Nicholas Latifi, DAMS, Bahrain International CircuitNicholas Latifi has topped day two by setting the pace in this morning’s test session at the Bahrain International Circuit, stopping the clock at 1:40.541 in the second half of the session to top the timesheets ahead of RUSSIAN TIME teammates Luca Ghiotto and Artem Markelov, while the afternoon was given over to race simulations, with Nyck De Vries topping the timesheets on 1:41.212 ahead of Gustav Malja and Charles Leclerc. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 29

Leclerc sets the pace in Bahrain

Monegasque ace quickest in dry/wet/dry Day 1

F2 - Charles Leclerc (PREMA Racing)Charles Leclerc has set the bar for the second FIA Formula 2 pre-season test by topping the timesheets this morning at the Bahrain International Circuit: the PREMA Racing man’s best laptime remained unchallenged in a dry/wet/dry afternoon session

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Mar 28

FIA Formula 2 test opens in Bahrain

Second pre-season test sees teams shift to Middle East

FIA Formula 2 test opens in BahrainThe second pre-season test of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship kicks off tomorrow, with another three day session taking place this time out at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. The teams and drivers will look to improve their cars from Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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