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May 24

Richelmi powers to home victory (updated)

Monegasque on top for GP2 sprint win
GP2 - Stéphane Richelmi (DAMS) Stéphane Richelmi has claimed his maiden win in the best way possible, fighting all the way to the end in this afternoon’s sprint race for a lights to flag win in Monte Carlo ahead of Sergio Canamasas and Rio Haryanto.

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Apr 06

GP2: Palmer sprints to Sakhir victory (updated)

Briton wins to grab early title lead
GP2 - DAMS - Jolyon Palmer Jolyon Palmer has topped a dominant weekend in Bahrain with victory in this morning’s sprint race: the win, along with pole position, a podium and fastest lap yesterday allowed the Briton to head home with the lead in the 2014 GP2 Series championship after standing on the top step between Simon Trummer and Julian Leal. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Jon Lancaster ends pre-season testing on top (updated²)

Briton quickest on final day at Bahrain International Circuit
GP2 - MP Motorsport - Jon Lancaster The final day of pre-season test session opened today at Bahrain International Circuit once again in overcast conditions.

Mar 13

Jon Lancaster tops final day at Yas Marina (updated)

Briton quickest in morning session
GP2, MP Motorsport, Jon LancasterThe final day of pre-season testing at Yas Marina Circuit was delayed by twenty minutes for gantry repairs at Turn 13.

Jul 07

Lancaster powers to sprint win (updated)

Briton leads from lights to flag in Germany

GP2 - Jon Lanncaster (Hilmer Motorsport)Jon Lancaster has claimed his second sprint race victory in a week with a strong, mature race this morning at the Nurburgring, leading all the way from the start to win ahead of countryman James Calado and Fabio Leimer. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

RUSSIAN TIME driver scores first GP2 win for Russian squad in nail-biting finale (updated²)

Bird bags Sakhir Sprint Race

GP2 - Sam Bird (RUSSIAN TIME)It’s happy time for RUSSIAN TIME at Bahrain International Circuit: Sam Bird took a lights-to-flag maiden win for the newcomers holding off a charging Felipe Nasr.

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Oct 31

Rossi tops Day 2 in Barcelona

Caterham Racing driver quickest in rain affected session

GP2 SeriesGP2 - Alexander Rossi (Caterham Racing)Day two of the first post-season test session opened this morning at Circuit de Catalunya on a very wet track with rain pouring down incessantly. It took a while before the first drivers braved the tricky conditions in order to do their installation laps. Kevin Ceccon at Ocean was the first one to feed on to the track, but it was Sergio Canamasas at Lotus GP who set a first laptime albeit a pretty slow one compared to yesterday’s best time.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Frijns takes Formula Renault 3.5 Series title

Seven meetings and a whole lot more in 2013

Robin FrijnsWorld Series by Renault logoAntonio Felix da Costa (Arden Caterham) notched his fourth Formula Renault 3.5 Series win of the year ahead of Team RFR duo Mikhail Aleshin and Aaro Vainio, who gave the Franco/Russian team something to celebrate in their final race. Yet the man of the hour was Robin Frijns (Fortec Motorsports), who became the first driver to win the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula Renault 3.5 Series titles back to back, despite being penalized from Sunday’s race following a collision with championship rival Jules Bianchi (Tech 1 Racing).

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Sep 30

Home win takes Bianchi top

Jules Bianchi was in a class of his own

Jules BianchiWorld Series by Renault logoFrance’s Jules Bianchi (Tech 1 Racing) made the most of home advantage to win at Paul Ricard on Sunday and move five points clear of Robin Frijns (Fortec Motorsports) in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series standings. The Dutchman could do no better than ninth on a damp track, while Antonio Felix da Costa (Arden Caterham) backed up his fine recent form with second place and Sam Bird (ISR) kept his flickering title hopes alive by finishing third. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Maiden victory for Antonio Felix da Costa

“I was handed the win after Kevin Magnussen retired” – Antonio Felix da Costa

Antonio Felix da CostaFormula Renault 3.5 logoHaving driven a superb race, Kevin Magnussen (Carlin) seemed on course to claim his second win of the season in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series. However, on the final lap, the Dane was forced to stop his car following a gearbox oil leak. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Caterham F1 Team test driver Alexander Rossi to take part in Shift Into Style Fashion Show

Austin Fashion Week event to feature blend of fashion and motorsports

2012-06-09_0005Circuit of the AmericasCircuit of The Americas™, in cooperation with the Circuit Events Host Committee™, has announced the participation of American F1™ Caterham F1 Team Test Driver Alexander Rossi in Shift Into Style, a celebration of fashion and motorsports that will kick off Austin Fashion Week on Friday, Aug. 10.

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Jul 20

“As Test Driver for Caterham F1 Team, I look forward to representing both Caterham and Rockwell Collins at the Airventure, Air Show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin”

Alexander Rossi and Caterham F1 Team to join Sponsor Rockwell Collins in OSH KOSH

2012-05-11 - Spanish Grand Prix 4782012-06-09_0005Caterham F1 Team Test Driver Alexander Rossi has confirmed his presence alongside Caterham F1 Team supplier Rockwell Collins at the prestigious 2012 EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, USA, running from July 23rd – 29th. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Alexander Rossi Satisfied with Podium in Monaco

He moves up to fourth place on the Drivers’ Championship table

Alexander Rossi - MonacoWorld Series by Renault logoAlexander Rossi drove a stunning race in Monaco today to bring home a 15 points haul for his Arden Caterham team in its inaugural Formula Renault 3.5 race in the Principality. He moves up to fourth place on the Drivers’ Championship table, with Arden Caterham in sixth position in the Teams’ Championship.

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Mar 16

Alexander Rossi and ARDEN Caterham have productive World Series test at Paul Ricard

This week saw the first pre-season test for the new Formula Renault 3.5 car at Paul Ricard circuit in southern France.

Arden Caterham - Alexander RossiArden Caterham - Alexander Rossi 2American driver Alexander Rossi commenced his Championship charge on Tuesday when he took to the track with his new team, Arden Caterham Motorsport, on their maiden outing in World Series by Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Spectacular win for Rossi in WSR race 2 at Paul Ricard

With Alexander’s win today he now sits fourth in the WSR Drivers’ Championship
Season best performance for De Jong
A character-building weekend for Tech 1 Racing at Paul Ricard

WSR - Daniel Ricciardo - Alexander Rossi - Jean-Eric VergneWSR - Paul Ricard - Alexander RossiFortec Motorsports FR 3.5 driver, Alexander Rossi stormed to victory after a dominating performance in race two at Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France for round eight of the World Series by Renault FR3.5 championship this afternoon.

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Aug 16

Rossi head to Silverstone resolute in pursuit of WSR Championship title

He currently sits in fourth place in the Championship

WSR - Hungaroring - Alexander RossiWSR - Hungaroring - Alexander Rossi - actionAmerican racing driver Alexander Rossi heads to the newly re-developed Silverstone circuit in the UK this week ready to close in on the 2011 World Series by Renault Championship title.

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Jul 03

Wickens battles for points at Hungaroring

Canadian showcases racing credentials in Formula Renault 3.5
+Alexander Rossi in P4 of WSR Championship after points from race 2 at Hungaroring
Dutch racer De Jong continues great progress at Hungaroring
Nelson Panciatici ends weekend on a Positive note
A low-key weekend for Tech 1 Racing in Hungary

WSR - Hungaroring - Robert WickensWorld Series by Renault logoThe Hungaroring Circuit in Hungary allowed Robert Wickens an opportunity to showcase his racing credentials this weekend as the Canadian was forced to race his way through the field for points in Round 6 of the 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Series – the Carlin driver recording 5th and 7th place finishes respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

Wickens scores win and 2nd place in Germany (updated)

Nürburgring success rewards Canadian with points lead
+Tech 1 Racing triumphs at the Nürburgring!
Fairuz Fauzy secures podium at Nurburgring

Robert Wickens GermanyWorld Series by Renault logoRobert Wickens regained the lead of the 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Series following a stellar weekend at Germany’s Nürburgring Circuit with the Canadian racer dominating the double-header proceedings with two pole positions, a victory on Saturday and second place in Sunday’s race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

Robert Wickens celebrates first World Series victory at Spa

Canadian takes Formula Renault 3.5 Series points lead

Formula Renault 3.5 Series - Robert Wickens - SpaRobert Wickens logoCanada’s Robert Wickens celebrated his first victory of the 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Series season this weekend as the Toronto racer proved to be a dominant force in Round 2 hosted at the renowned Spa-Francorchamps Circuit in Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Rossi and Fortec have excellent test in France (+ results)

Third collective pre-season FR3.5 tests

Fortec - Alexander RossiFortec - Alexander Rossi 2Excellent World Series by Renault test in France, leaves Alexander Rossi and Fortec confident ahead of series opener next month in Spain Following already two successful winter tests in Spain earlier this month, Alexander Rossi spent the past two days circulating Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France for the third collective pre-season FR3.5 test with Fortec Motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Alexander Rossi sets second fastest lap at FR3.5 test

Combined FR3.5 test times, Day 1 & 2, Motorland, Spain

Fortec MotorsportsGP2 - Alexander Rossi 03Alexander commenced two days of intensive testing with his 2011 World Series Renault team, Fortec Motorsport, at Motorland, Spain this week. Alexander had to get to grips with not only joining a new team, but working for the first time alongside his engineer in Formula Renault 3.5. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

American Alexander Rossi signs with Fortec Motorsport

In 2011 WorldSeries by Renault

Formula Renault 3.5 Series - Alexander RossiAlexander RossiAmerican racing driver Alexander Rossi has been confirmed to drive for the Fortec Motorsports Ltd team competing in the 2011 World Series by Renault (Formula Renault 3.5 Series) Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Rossi swaps top spot in Spain World Series test

“It was really good to be back with ISR”

Alexander Rossi - World Series 02Alexander Rossi - World Series 01America’s Alexander Rossi joined the first post-2010 season World Series by Renault 3.5 test in Barcelona, Spain, October 12th and 13th returning to familiar and winning ISR Racing, for which he debuted in Monaco this past May qualifying fifth. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

Wickens wins season finale (+results)

Canadian Robert Wickens finished his strong season on a high today

GP3 Series

Status Grand Prixs Robert Wickens won his third race of the season at Autodromo Nazionale di Monza today reaffirming his second place in the Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

Gutiérrez polishes Series crown with win number five (+results)

Champion wins another

GP3 Series

Freshly titled Mexican ace has further strengthened his championship this afternoon with a thrilling Race 1 win at Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Esteban Gutiérrez makes pole and history in Monza (+results, + thoughts of a champion)

Esteban Gutiérrez 2010 GP3 Series Champion

GP3 Series

Esteban Gutiérrez has been crowned the inaugural GP3 Series champion after claiming pole with the perfect lap at Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 10

Series leader tops practice session in Monza. (+results, + team & drivers reports)

As the times started to drop the top ten positions changed continually except for Gutiérrez

GP3 Series

Esteban Gutiérrez showed his determination to claim the inaugural GP3 Series crown, topping the time sheets in this afternoon’s practice session at Autodromo Nazionale di Monza ahead of Carlin’s Josef Newgarden and Jenzer’s Nico Müller. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 10

GP3 Series Monza round 8 preview

The action will start this Friday with a practice session at 16:50 pm

GP3 Series

After nearly five months and seven exciting rounds across Europe, the inaugural GP3 Series season is drawing to a close this weekend at Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Tambay drives stellar race to take victory in Spa (+results, + team & drivers reports)

Adrian Tambay has put in one of the drives of the season to take victory in dry/wet Race 2 at Spa- Francorchamps.

GP3 Series

On a trickery track with most parts wet and few dry, the Manor Racing driver on slick held off a charging Alexander Rossi on wet tyres to take his maiden win in the Series. The Americans second place finish helped seal the Teams title for ART Grand Prix with one round remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Tambay tops wet practice session at Spa-Francorchamps (+results)

Heavy fog which was causing tricky conditions for the GP3 field.

GP3 SeriesAdrian Tambay claimed the number one spot in a wet and foggy practice session at Spa- Francorchamps with a time of 2:29.381. The first GP3 session of the weekend was delayed by over thirty minutes after an eventful GP2 qualifying session ran long. Read the rest of this entry »

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