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Feb 17

Venezuela GP Lazarus joins GP2 Series

Italian team get entry for the Series in 2012 and 2013

Venezuela GP Lazarus GP2 Series MediaGP2 Series organisers are pleased to announce that Venezuela GP Lazarus have been allocated an entry for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. Founded in 2009 by Tancredi Pagiaro, the Italian squad joins the thirteen team field in replacement of Super Nova Racing. Venezuela GP Lazarus will run their GP2/11 cars for the first time in two weeks in Jerez where the first official pre-season testing of the Series will take place on February 28-29 and March 1st.

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Nov 13

James Calado wins on first GP2 Series weekend

GP3 graduate makes strong first impression after winning 2011 GP2 Final Sprint Race

GP2 - Marcus Ericsson (iSport International), James Calado (Lotus ART), Tom Dillmann (iSport International)GP2 - James Calado (Lotus ART)James Calado proved Lotus ART was right to sign him for the 2012 season: on his GP2 Series debut at Yas Marina Circuit, the Brit scored his first win at the 2011 GP2 Final sprint race in Abu Dhabi. Calado kept the lead at the start from reverse pole and never surrendered despite huge pressure first from GP3 graduate Antonio Felix Da Costa and then from the experienced Marcus Ericsson.

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Nov 12

Leimer sails to 2011 GP2 Final win

Racing Engineering driver dominates feature race at Yas Marina Circuit

GP2 - Luiz Razia (Caterham Team AirAsia), Fabio Leimer (Racing Engineering), Jolyon Palmer (Barwa Addax Team)GP2 - Fabio Leimer (Racing Engineering)Fabio Leimer claimed his maiden GP2 Feature Race win today at Yas Marina Circuit. The Swiss racer took a lights-to-flag victory with a dominant drive, and in spite of his closest rival Luiz Razia’s best efforts to try and reduce the gap, Leimer remained in perfect control of his Racing Engineering machine all race long and was never in danger. Jolyon Palmer in third pocketed his first GP2 podium finish.

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Nov 11

Fabio Leimer takes Abu Dhabi pole


Racing Engineering driver quickest in 2011 GP2 Final 

GP2 - Racing Engineering - Fabio LeimerGP2 - Dani Clos (Rapax), Fabio Leimer (Racing Engineering), Josef Kral (Arden International)Fabio Leimer fought long and hard today to grab pole position in the final stages of an ultimately extremely close qualifying session. Already fast in this morning’s free practice session, the Swiss from Racing Engineering set his best laptime of 1:49.363 with five minutes left on the clock after recovering from a spin at Turn 19 earlier in the session.

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Nov 11

Esteban Gutierrez on top in 2011 GP2 Final practice

Mexican ace dominates at Yas Marina Circuit

GP2 SeriesGP2 - Lotus ART - Esteban GutierrezIt was the perfect start to the 2011 GP2 Final in Abu Dhabi for Lotus ART’s Esteban Gutierrez. In the forty five minute long practice session, the Mexican crushed the rest of the field after he clocked in a best laptime of 1:50.458 in the first third of the session with his closest rivals unable to match his pace.

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Oct 20

Fabio Leimer finishes post-season tests on top

Racing Engineering ace quickest on final day

GP2 SeriesGP2 - Barcelona - Racing Engineering - Fabio LeimerThe last 2011 post-season test day took place today at Circuit de Catalunya. The paddock welcomed two new faces for the occasion, namely Pole Kuba Giermaziak at iSport and Spaniard Albert Costa at Super Nova Racing. GP2 race winner Giacomo Ricci returned to the field at Super Nova, GP3 2011 runner-up James Calado rejoined Lotus ART, and Sam Bird tested again with Trident Racing.

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Sep 11

Vietoris victorious in Monza sprint

German claims final win of season

GP2 - Monza - Fabio Leimer (Rapax), Christian Vietoris (Racing Engineering), Jules Bianchi (Lotus ART)GP2 - Monza - Racing Engineering - Christian VietorisChristian Vietoris has held on against race long pressure from Fabio Leimer to claim his second victory of the season this morning in the sprint race at Monza: the German led his Swiss rival and Jules Bianchi from lights to flag in the final race of the 2011 GP2 season.

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Sep 10

Filippi flies to feature race victory

Italian delights home fans with win

GP2 - Monza - Luca Filippi (Scuderia Coloni)GP2 - Monza - Charles Pic (Barwa Addax Team), Luca Filippi (Scuderia Coloni), Romain Grosjean (Dams)Luca Filippi brought delight to the hearts of his countrymen with a lights to flag victory in this afternoon’s feature race at his home circuit of Monza: the Italian blew past poleman Charles Pic to lead home the Frenchman and his compatriot Romain Grosjean by over five seconds.

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Sep 09

Pic powers to Monza pole‏

Frenchman claims top spot in Italy

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GP2 - Monza - Barwa Addax Team - Charles PicCharles Pic has claimed his third pole position of the year, pipping local hero Luca Filippi to the post (and handing the Italian his fourth P2 in a row in qualifying) in this afternoon’s scorching qualifying session in Monza, with Fabio Leimer claiming third with a time which was just one tenth off pole.

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Sep 09

Filippi on top in home practice

Italian leads the way in Monza 

GP2 SeriesMonzaLuca Filippi gave the local fans something to cheer about by setting the pace in this morning’s free practice session in Monza: the Italian was one tenth to the good over Fabio Leimer, with 2011 champion Romain Grosjean a further two tenths back.

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Sep 08

2011 GP3 Series™ Round 9 – Monza Preview‏

Five drivers remain in the fight for the remaining spots on the title podium

2011-09-08 - GP2 - MonzaGP2 SeriesThe GP2 Series™ season concludes this weekend at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza after a season-long battle for the title: Romain Grosjean has been crowned as the seventh champion in series history, but the fight continues for the podium places as well as the teams’ title.

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Aug 28

Luca Filippi sprints to Spa victory

Scuderia Coloni driver ends Belgium weekend on a high

Gp2 - Lotus ART - Jules Bianchi - Scuderia Coloni - Luca Filippi - Arden International - Josef KralGP2 SeriesLuca Filippi snatched a second win in the 2011 season at the wheel of the Scuderia Coloni car in an action packed sprint race at Spa-Francorchamps. The Italian who drove flawlessly from P5 on the starting grid was joined by Jules Bianchi and Josef Kral on the podium.

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Aug 27

Vietoris wins as Grosjean seals the 2011 GP2 SeriesTM title

Racing Engineering driver sails to Spa win. Dams driver crowned Champion

GP2 - Spa - Racing Engineering - Christian VietorisGP2 - Spa - Dams - Romain GrosjeanIt’s a beautiful day in Spa for Christian Vietoris and Romain Grosjean: the German racer drove flawlessly in tricky conditions to take his first win of the season while the Frenchman clinched the seventh GP2 SeriesTM title after he finished third in today’s feature race. Jules Bianchi finished second.

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Aug 26

Christian Vietoris takes Spa Pole‏

Racing Engineering driver quickest in wet qualifying session

GP2 SeriesGP2 - Racing Engineering - Christian VietorisChristian Vietoris has made a strong impression in today’s qualifications at Spa-Francorchamps. The German driver set the quickest laptime on his final lap in a wet session and in difficult track conditions. Scuderia Coloni Luca Filippi finished P2, 1.4s slower than the German.

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Aug 26

Romain Grosjean sets the early pace in Spa

Series leader quickest in wet practice

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GP2 - Dams - Romain GrosjeanRomain Grosjean has started to put pressure on his rivals on what could be his weekend to glory in the eighth round of the 2011 GP2 SeriesTM season. The Dams driver set the quickest laptime of this morning’s free practice in Spa-Francorchamps ahead of local hero Michael Herck and Marcus Ericsson.

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Aug 25

GP2 Series Round 8 – Spa-Francorchamps Preview‏

Could Spa-Francorchamps be the land of glory for GP2 Series™ leader Romain Grosjean?

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GP2 Series - Spa-FrancorchampsThe Dams driver arrived in Belgium with twenty-five points on title rival Giedo van der Garde. The Dutch driver from Barwa Addax Team will have to fight with all his might this weekend at the eighth round of the 2011 season. He will not only be chasing after Grosjean, but also his first win this year to try and keep his title hopes alive.

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Jul 31

Stefano Coletti sprints to Budapest win

Trident driver triumphed today on a wet/dry/wet sprint race at Hungaroring

GP2 - Hungary - Trident Racing - Stefano ColettiGP2 - Hungary - Trident Racing - PodiumStefano Coletti overcame a difficult start of a Hungarian weekend by stunning the rest of the field from P21 on the grid to victory in changing track conditions and two safety car periods. The Monegasque driver finished 7.2s ahead of Esteban Gutierrez and Romain Grosjean.

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Jul 30

Romain Grosjean wins in Budapest

Series leader pockets fifth win after Marcus Ericsson gets a drive through 

GP2 - Hungary - Dams - Romain GrosjeanGP2 - Hungary - Dams - podiumDams driver Romain Grosjean has claimed a fifth victory this season in today’s feature race at Hungaroring. The Frenchman took the lead after race-long leader Marcus Ericsson was handed a drive through penalty in the closing stages. Charles Pic and Luiz Razia complete the podium.

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Jul 29

Luiz Razia powers to maiden pole in Budapest

Brazilian driver takes maiden pole for Caterham Team AirAsia

GP2 - Hungary -  Caterham Team AirAsia - Luiz RaziaGP2 SeriesLuiz Razia snatched his first ever GP2 pole position for Caterham Team AirAsia – also a first for the Malaysian squad, today at Hungaroring in a closely fought qualifying session that saw the young Brazilian go top in the dying minutes ahead of Luca Filippi and Marcus Ericsson.

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Jul 29

Romain Grosjean sets the pace

Series leader quickest in free practice in Budapest

GP2 SeriesGP2 - Hungary - Dams - Romain GrosjeanA week after his sprint race success at Nurburgring, Series leader Romain Grosjean has once again picked up where he left off. He set the pace in this morning’s practice session at Hugaroring with a best laptime of 1:31.173 just ten minutes into the session.

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