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May 26

Sirotkin flies to Monte Carlo pole

ART Grand Prix driver claims second GP2 pole position

GP2 - Sergey Sirotkin (ART Grand Prix) Sergey Sirotkin was not to be denied today: quickest in free practice, the Russian ace kept the pressure on his rivals during the qualifying session at Monte Carlo by setting a blazing laptime of 1:19.186 in Group B and claiming pole position. Although Norman Nato had been fastest in Group A earlier, his personal best was bettered by seven tenths by Sirotkin. The Frenchman will start from the front row in tomorrow’s feature race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Sirotkin tops free practice in Monte Carlo

ART Grand Prix ace quickest in incident-filled session

GP2 - Sergey Sirotkin (ART Grand Prix) Russian ace Sergey Sirotkin set the best laptime in today’s free practice at Monte Carlo with a 1:20.361 in an eventful session. Barcelona race winners Norman Nato and Alex Lynn completed the top three – one tenth slower than Sirotkin. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

GP2 Series Monte Carlo, Monaco preview

GP2 Series round 2 preview

2016 GP2 Series Round 2 Preview: Monte Carlo, MonacoThe opening round of the 2016 GP2 season, which took place at Barcelona two weeks ago, went off with a flying start. The Feature race was won by Racing Engineering driver Norman Nato: the Frenchman took the lead from fellow countryman Pierre Gasly in the final stages Read the rest of this entry »

May 15

Lynn soars to GP2 victory in Barcelona (updated)

Englishman controls sprint race for win

GP2 - Alex Lynn Alex Lynn has opened his win account for 2016 with a dominant victory in this morning’s sprint race in Barcelona: the Briton made use of a quick getaway and some early overtakes for a lead he was never to relinquish, controlling the pace for victory ahead of Pierre Gasly and Jordan King.

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May 14

Nato blasts to maiden GP2 win

Frenchman powers to victory in feature

GP2 - Round 1, Barcelona - Feature race top 3 Norman Nato has claimed his first GP2 victory in style, overtaking poleman Pierre Gasly late on in a dramatic season opener in Barcelona and holding on in a feature race which saw three safety car periods before the Frenchman was greeted by the chequered flag ahead of Nicholas Latifi and Gasly. 

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May 13

Gasly grabs GP2 pole in Barcelona (updated)

PREMA Racing claim top spot on debut

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly emerged on top in a dramatic qualifying session this afternoon at the Circuit de Catalunya, grabbing his fourth GP2 pole (and third in a row) and the first for PREMA Racing on their series debut in the closing minutes to deny Norman Nato and Alex Lynn as the clock ticked down to zero. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Pierre Gasly on top in GP2 free practice

Frenchman leads the way in Barcelona

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly claimed first blood in today’s free practice session in sunny Barcelona, leading the timesheets throughout most of the 45 minute session to take the honours in the first live session of the 2016 GP2 Series season ahead of Alex Lynn and Artem Markelov. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 30

Status Grand Prix post-season test line-up

Canadian squad announce their line up for the three days

Status Grand Prix logo The Yas Marina post-season GP2 test sees an all new driver line-up in the Status GP2 cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

GP2 Sprint race cancelled due to barrier damage

Large accident on first lap brought race to an early close

GP2 - Sprint race cancelled due to barrier damage This afternoon’s sprint race at Yas Marina was cancelled due to substantial damage caused to the barriers after an accident on the first lap of the race. With the red flag shown on the first lap and the damage being unable to be repaired in time the event was closed, and no points will be awarded.
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Nov 28

Vandoorne blazes to seventh GP2 victory

Belgian wins again in Abu Dhabi
GP2 - Raffaele Marciello, Stoffel Vandoorne, Mitch Evans Stoffel Vandoorne has handed his team the perfect leaving gift by closing out his championship winning season with victory in the final feature race tonight in Abu Dhabi. His seventh win of the year also claimed the record for most wins in a season, to his obvious delight as he celebrated on the podium alongside Raffaele Marciello and Mitch Evans.

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Nov 27

Gasly lights up Abu Dhabi GP2 qualifying

Frenchman soars to final 2015 pole

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (DAMS) Pierre Gasly repeated his storming free practice performance by dominating this evening’s qualifying session in Abu Dhabi, denying 2015 champion Stoffel Vandoorne a final pole position for the season as the pair topped the timesheets ahead of Mitch Evans. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Gasly sets the pace in GP2 free practice

Frenchman leads the way in Abu Dhabi
GP2 - Pierre Gasly (DAMS) Pierre Gasly claimed the top of the timesheets in this morning’s free practice session in Abu Dhabi with a string of stunningly quick laps early in a cooler than usual session in the emirate, easily leading home McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne and ART teammate Nobuharu Matsushita.

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Nov 26

GP2 Series Round 11 Preview – Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi

Facts for the final round of the season

GP2 Series Round 11 Preview – Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi The final round of the 2015 season takes place this week at the Yas Marina Circuit. Just a few days ago, newly crowned Champion Stoffel Vandoorne proved that his motivation was still running high: the Belgian ace qualified on the front row and then dominated the feature race from lights to flag.

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Nov 25

Status joins forces with Centro Capital Centre in Abu Dhabi

The Status Grand Prix GP2 and GP3 teams will be staying at the smart and stylish Centro hotel

Status Grand Prix Status Grand Prix is delighted to announce a partnership with the Centro Capital Centre by Rotana for the 2015 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Evans sprints to Sakhir GP2 win

RUSSIAN TIME driver victorious at Bahrain International Circuit
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix), Mitch Evans (RUSSIAN TIME), Alex Lynn (DAMS) Mitch Evans took his second win of the 2015 season in today’s sprint race at Bahrain International Circuit. From P6 on the grid, the RUSSIAN TIME ace was able to move up to the front of the field thanks to a mature drive. He crossed the finish line ahead of Stoffel Vandoorne and Alex Lynn.

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Nov 20

Vandoorne leads Matsushita for an ART 1-2 GP2 win

ART Grand Prix take team title at Bahrain International Circuit

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne, Nobuharu Matsushita (ART Grand Prix) It was a glorious day for Stoffel Vandoorne and Nobuharu Matsushita as the pair finished first and second in today’s action packed feature race at Sakhir. With this result, the teammates gave ART Grand Prix the 2015 Teams’ title. Mitch Evans completed the podium.

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Nov 19

Gasly on GP2 pole at Sakhir

Red Bull protégé quickest in qualifying at Bahrain International Circuit

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (DAMS) Pierre Gasly enjoyed his second pole position of the season in a thrilling qualifying session at Bahrain International Circuit. The Frenchman from DAMS set a laptime of 1:39.572, 0.040s better than 2015 GP2 Champion Stoffel Vandoorne. Ferrari academy driver Raffaele Marciello finished P3. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Rossi sets the pace at Sakhir

American driver quickest in GP2 free practice
GP2 - Alexander Rossi (Racing Engineering) Back fresh from his F1 stint, Alexander Rossi looked on a mission in this morning’s free practice session at the Bahrain International Circuit: the American driver set the quickest laptime in a 1:41.180 – three hundredths better than newly crowned GP2 Champion Stoffel Vandoorne. Red Bull protégé Pierre Gasly finished the session in third place.

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Nov 18

GP2 Series round 10 preview – Sakhir, Bahrain

Facts for the tenth round of the season

GP2 Series round 10 preview - Sakhir, Bahrain The action resumes this weekend at Bahrain International Circuit for the penultimate round of the 2015 GP2 season. All eyes will be on newly crowned Stoffel Vandoorne whose mission will be to help ART Grand Prix pocket their own title. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 09

Champion Rowland to race for Status GP2 Team

Record breaking Formula Renault 3.5 Champion Oliver Rowland joins Status Grand Prix

Record breaking Formula Renault 3.5 Champion Oliver Rowland joins Status Grand Prix Having clinched the Formula Renault 3.5 title with a record breaking eight victories, 23-year-old British racer Oliver Rowland will join the race-winning Status GP2 team for the final two rounds of the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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