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Mar 31

Richie Stanaway returns to Status for Bahrain GP2 test

GP3 graduate back with Canadian squad

Status, Richie Stanaway Having impressed at the first test of the 2015 GP2 season by posting the fastest time of all three days, Richie Stanaway returns to the wheel of the #23 Status GP2 car in Bahrain this week.

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Mar 10

Sandy Stuvik completes Status GP3 line-up

Status Grand Prix welcomes its final signing of the GP3 Series, 19-year-old Thai racer Sandy Stuvik.

GP3 - Status Grand Prix - Sandy Stuvik Sandy teams up with fellow rookie Seb Morris and experienced GP3 racer Alex Fontana to complete the 2015 Status Grand Prix team. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

Seb Morris moves to GP3 Series with Status Grand Prix

Seb Morris moves from Formula Renault 2.0 to GP3 with Status.

Seb Morris 2 Status Grand Prix can today confirm the signing of 19–year-old Welshman Seb Morris to contest the 2015 GP3 Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Richie Stanaway set for second GP2 test with Status

Richie Stanaway returns to Status Grand Prix for the official GP2 pre-season test in Abu Dhabi next week.

Richie Stanaway Following multiple GP3 race wins with the team in 2014 Stanaway took part in day one of the post-season GP2 test, ending the session as top rookie. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Marlon Stockinger to race in GP2 with Status Grand Prix

Lotus F1 Junior joins Status GP

GP2 - Marlon Stockinger Status Grand Prix confirms Lotus F1 Junior driver Marlon Stockinger as the first signing of their inaugural GP2 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Pierre Gasly still on top

Frenchman quickest in Day 2 of GP2 testing at Yas Marina
GP2 - Pierre Gasly (DAMS) The second day of post season testing at Yas Marina Circuit saw a slightly different entry list than the previous day: first, Norman Nato moved to RT RUSSIAN TIME whilst 2014 GP3 Series Champion Alex Lynn had his first taste of GP2 at the wheel of the Carlin car.

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Nov 27

Status Grand Prix GP2 & GP3 post season test line-up

Committed to developing talented young drivers

Status Grand Prix Status Grand Prix is pleased to announce their full driver line-up for the official GP2 and GP3 post-season test in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

19 year old British racer Alice Powell clinched her first GP3 Series Drivers’ Championship point in the season finale at Monza this weekend.

First Point for Powell and a Female Driver in GP3 Season Finale at Monza

GP3 - Alice Powell Status Grand Prix at GP3 Monza 2012 low res CREDIT Daniel at LAT PhotographicStatus Grand PrixShe is also the first female driver to score a point in the Series, making history at the iconic Italian track. It was Alice’s first time at the Autodromo Nationale Monza and her weekend kicked off with free practice on Friday. It was a productive session as Alice learnt the track and worked with her Status Grand Prix team to set-up the car and get to grips with the hard tyre option. She ended the day in a comfortable 12th position on the time sheets.

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Nov 24

Daniel Abt ends Valencia test on top

Reigning champions Lotus ART and Daniel Apt quickest on Day 2 in Valencia

GP3 - Daniel Abt, Lotus ARTToday marked the final day of GP3 Series™ second post-season testing at Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo, and the teams were greeted with sunny but cool conditions in the morning. There were some new faces in the paddock with GP3 runner-up James Calado returning for the day with reigning champions Lotus ART alongside Aaro Vainio. Gabby Chaves joined Status Grand Prix and Alex Fontana joined Tech 1 Racing.

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Nov 23

Daniel Abt sets the pace in Valencia

Lotus ART’s Daniel Abt dominates Day 1 of post season testing at Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo

GP3 - Daniel Abt, Lotus ARTThe second post season GP3 Series™ test kicked off today in Valencia, and once again there were a lot of fresh faces in the paddock. The new batch of drivers hoping to impress teams and grab a coveted 2012 race seat included Japanese F3 champion Yuhi Sekiguchi and Formula Arbath vice-champion Patric Niederhauser. And along with the newcomers some more familiar names returned to the GP3 field including American Conor Daly at Carlin.

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Sep 11

Felix Da Costa wins thrilling season finale

Status Grand Prix driver seals first GP3 Series™ victory at Autodromo Nazionale Monza 

GP3 - Monza - Status Grand Prix - Felix Da CostaGP3 SeriesAntonio Felix Da Costa took his first victory this season in what was a dramatic final race of the 2011 GP3 Series™. The Portuguese driver finished ahead of championship runner-up James Calado, but the Lotus ART driver was handed a 20-second penalty for failing to take a drive-through penalty after causing a collision with Mitch Evans. Marussia Manor Racing’s Rio Haryanto was promoted to second and Nico Müller took the final podium spot. 

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Sep 10

Quaife-Hobbs clinches Monza pole

Marussia Manor Racing on pole at Autodromo Nazionale Monza

GP3 - Monza - Marussia Manor Racing - Adrian Quaife-HobbsGP3 SeriesAdrian Quaife-Hobbs took his second GP3 Series™ pole position for Marussia Manor Racing in the final seconds of qualifying at Autodromo Nazionale Monza today. The British driver finished 0.062 seconds ahead of Nico Müller who was on course to take his maiden pole position of the season for Jenzer Motorsport.

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Sep 09

Trummer tops dramatic practice session

MW Arden’s Simon Trummer quickest in Practice 2 in Italy

GP3 SeriesGp3 - Monza - MW Arden - Simon TrummerThe final round of the GP3 Series™ continued this afternoon with the second practice session at Autodromo Nazionale Monza. Simon Trummer eventually claimed the top spot with a time of 1:45.103 set on his very last lap. The Swiss driver beat out Tom Dillmann who had been top for the majority of the incident filled session. Lotus ART’s championship contenders Valtteri Bottas and James Calado watched the session from the pits choosing to save their tyres for qualifying tomorrow.

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Sep 09

Muller sets the pace in Italy

Swiss driver leads the way for Jenzer Motorsport in Practice 1 at season finale

GP3 - Monza - Jenzer Motorsport - Nico MullerGP3 SeriesThe eighth and final round of the 2011 GP3 Series™ kicked off this morning with the first of two Friday practice sessions at Autodromo Nazionale Monza, with Nico Müller topping the times sheets.

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Sep 08

2011 GP3 Series™ Round 8 – Monza Preview‏

GP3 Series champion to be crowned

GP3 Series2011-09-08 - GP3 - MonzaThe GP3 Series™ season has once again exceeded all expectations, and after five months of exciting and dramatic racing it all comes down to this weekend – the final round at Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. And it is set to be epic.

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Aug 28

Richie Stanaway wins on GP3 debut

Stunning drive from the young New Zealander as Lotus ART take teams crown

GP3 - Lotus ART - Richie StanawayGP3 SeriesPole sitter Richie Stanaway drove a brilliant race today to win on his GP3 Series debut weekend. The New Zealander finished 4.007 seconds ahead of his teammate James Calado to lead the second Lotus ART 1-2 of the weekend. The result ensured that Lotus ART sealed the teams’ title for the second season in a row with one round remaining.

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Aug 27

Bottas takes commanding victory in Spa

Finn takes lights-to-flag victory at Spa-Francorchamps to extend Series lead

GP3 - Spa - Lotus ART - Valtteri BottasGP3 SeriesValtteri Bottas stamped his authority on the 2011 GP3 Series once again this afternoon with a commanding win in Race 1. The Finn finished 6.495 seconds ahead of his teammate and pole sitter James Calado to lead a Lotus ART 1-2. 

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Aug 27

James Calado takes maiden pole

Lotus ART dominate in Belgium 

GP3 SeriesGP3 - Lotus ART - James CaladoJames Calado took his first GP3 pole position for Lotus ART after an epic battle for pole position at Spa-Francorchamps today. The British driver finished just 0.088 seconds ahead of his teammate and Series leader Valtteri Bottas proving that the reigning champions are still the team to beat this season.

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Aug 26

Valtteri Bottas tops the times in Spa

GP3 Series™ leader Valtteri Bottas quickest in rain interrupted practice

GP3 - Lotus ART - Valtteri BottasGP3 SeriesLotus ART driver Valtteri Bottas shot a warning to his rivals during today’s 45-minute long free practice and proved he will be one to watch at Spa-Francorchamps this weekend. The Finn set the pace this morning claiming the top spot with a time of 2:14.546 just 0.280 seconds ahead of MW Arden’s Mitch Evans.

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Aug 25

After a three-week summer break GP3 Series™ is back on track this weekend for the penultimate round of the season at Spa-Franchorchamps in Belgium.

GP3 Series Round 7 – Spa-Francorchamps Preview‏

GP3 SeriesGP3 Series - Spa-FrancorchampsWith just two events remaining the battle to become the 2011 champion is well and truly on. At Round 6 in Budapest Lotus ART’s Valtteri Bottas became the first driver to win more than one race this season, and in doing so marked himself as a true title contender – the Finn also snatched his first GP3 pole position. Rio Haryanto then followed suit winning Sunday’s Race 2. The Marussia Manor Racing driver finished just ahead of the charging Lotus ART pair of Valtteri Bottas and James Calado.

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