ART Grand Prix man leads the charge in Monza
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Brazilian crushes rivals with dominant drive
Williams F1 test driver Felipe Nasr was untouchable on his way to an easy win in this morning’s sprint race at Spa-Francorchamps, easily taking the lead at the start of the race and pulling away at will, claiming his fourth victory of the season from Johnny Cecotto and title rival Jolyon Palmer.
Ferrari man powers to victory in soaking Spa
Raffaele Marciello has claimed a long overdue debut win in sodden conditions in today’s feature race at Spa-Francorchamps, with the Ferrari Academy driver surviving the oppressive conditions and overtaking local man Stoffel Vandoorne late in the race for the win, with a distant Johnny Cecotto rounding out the podium.
ART Grand Prix driver shines in Spa qualifying session
McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne has snatched his first GP2 pole position on home soil in today’s qualifying session at Spa-Francorchamps. The Belgian ace denied Series leader Jolyon Palmer from the top spot at the chequered flag. Mitch Evans took third spot.
Carlin driver quickest in free practice
Julian Leal has returned to GP2 after the summer break in fine form: the Colombian driver set the fastest laptime of today’s free practice session at the legendary circuit of Spa-Francorchamps in a 1:57.877 ahead of Johnny Cecotto and Ferrari protégé Raffaele Marciello.
The GP2 Series™ is back in action this week at Spa- Francorchamps after a month’s break.
With four rounds left in the 2014 season, DAMS’ Jolyon Palmer enjoys a 43 point lead over Carlin’s Felipe Nasr although the Brazilian has pocketed more wins. But Palmer’s impressive consistency and faultless drives have meant that he’s scored in every single race so far – he is the only driver on the grid to have accomplished this.
Belgian dominates sprint race ahead of title rivals
McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne delighted both ART and his F1 supporters with a crushing display of dominance in this morning’s sprint race in Budapest, taking the lead at the start and pulling away over the next 28 laps to easily lead home title rivals Jolyon Palmer and Williams tester Felipe Nasr to put himself third in the drivers’ standings.
Frenchman on top in topsy turvy feature race
Arthur Pic has claimed his maiden GP2 win with a remarkable drive in difficult conditions, keeping cool as two safety car periods threw everyone’s strategies out the window and pushing when needed to pick up the victory in today’s feature race in Budapest ahead of Stefano Coletti and Adrian Quaife-Hobbs.
ART ace quickest in Budapest free practice
Stoffel Vandoorne has made his intentions pretty clear regarding his ambitions for this weekend’s GP2 round in Budapest: the Belgian driver set the quickest laptime in today’s free practice in a 1:29.479. He edged Felipe Nasr out of the top spot for 0.006s. Stéphane Richelmi completed the top three.
“We will work hard to collect more trophies.” – Thomas Couyotopoulo
The seventh round of the 2014 GP2 Series will take place this weekend just seven days after the races in Germany. The recent race weekends have shown that the Racing Engineering pairing of Stefano Coletti and Raffaele Marciello are potential victors at every circuit and both men will be looking to add to their points tally at the Hungaroring.
Monegasque bet on slicks at wet start pays for win
Stefano Coletti rolled the dice when a brief but fierce downpour just before this morning’s sprint race threw everyone’s race plans out the window: with the track still wet, the conservative choice was to start on wet tyres, but the Monegasque driver and the Williams tester Felipe Nasr were among the few drivers to take a gamble on slicks, one which paid well when the pair finished 1-2 ahead of McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne.
Kiwi on top again with great drive and alternate tyre strategy
Mitch Evans has claimed his second feature race victory in successive races with a spectacular drive in furnace-like conditions, putting in an amazing stint on soft tyres and holding on from intense pressure in the closing stages to win from McLaren tester Stoffel Vandoorne and Series leader Jolyon Palmer.
GP2 Series leader quickest in Germany
Series leader Jolyon Palmer has left only crumbs to his rivals in today’s GP2 Series qualifying session. The Briton set a blazing laptime of 1:23.383 in the early stages that would never be bettered. Stoffel Vandoorne and Stefano Coletti completed the top three.