Tag Archive: VIRTUOSI UK

Oct 19

Estoril, Race 2: Shinya Michimi (Euronova) takes maiden Auto GP win.

Super Nova secures Teams’ title

Auto GP logo The 2014 Auto GP championship provided its last few verdicts today at Estoril. Super Nova managed to secure the Teams’ championship as they eventually succeeded in keeping Virtuosi UK at bay in Race 2.

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Oct 19

Estoril, Race 1: Tamas Pal Kiss (Virtuosi UK) wins and clinches runner-up spot

Tamas Pal Kiss, driving for Virtuosi UK, cruised to a flag-to-flag win today at Estoril, in Race 1 of the Auto GP 2014 finale.

Auto GP logo The Hungarian racer, who had also scored two points yesterday by taking the pole, mathematically clinched second place in standings. In addition to that, Virtuosi UK was able to reduce its gap from Super Nova in the team’s standings to just 7 points also thanks to a 5th place by Andrea Roda.

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Oct 18

Estoril, qualifying: Pal Kiss scores maiden pole

Tamas Pal Kiss scored the fastest lap of the day at Estoril in qualifying for the final round of the 2014 Auto GP championship.

Auto GP logo The Hungarian racer, fielded by Virtuosi UK, logged a personal best laptime of 1’28″759 to take his maiden pole position, which was also the first for the British squad. Thanks to today’s results they were able to tally one more point in their chase for the teams’ championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Estoril, Practice: Pal Kiss starts well in Portugal

The final round of the AutoGP weekend at Estoril started with a great laptime by Tamas Pal Kiss (Virtuosi UK).

Auto GP logo The Hungarian stopped the clocks in 1:42.601, edging the SuperNova duo of Markus Pommer and Vittorio Ghirelli by 0.7s. The Zele Racing stable followed in fourth and fifth: returning former F1 star Antonio Pizzonia was able to top his rookie team-mate, Angolan Luis Sa Silva.

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Jul 22

Zeltweg, race 2: Andrea Roda (Virtuosi UK) scores maiden Auto GP win

Zeltweg, race 1: Kimiya Sato (Euronova) fights his way to victory

Andrea Roda (Virtuosi UK) scored his maiden Auto GP win today at Zeltweg. The Como-based man, who started from the third row on the grid, quickly recovered ground at the start before moving into the lead during the pit-stops.

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Jun 01

Monza, race 2: Kevin Giovesi (Eurotech) and Andrea Roda (Virtuosi UK) ignite home crowd

Kevin Giovesi, driving for Eurotech, went from pole to win in Race 2 of the Auto GP round at Monza.

Auto GP - Monza podium The Italian, who started out front thanks to the reverse top-8 grid format, held the lead comfortably and managed to administrate his margin over Virtuosi UK’s Andrea Roda.

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May 31

Monza, race 1: Markus Pommer (Super Nova) goes from pole to victory

Markus Pommer went from pole to victory in Race 1 of the Auto GP weekend at Monza.

Auto GP - Supernove - Markus Pommer The German, driving for Super Nova, had set the fastest lap of the day yesterday and retained the spot at the start, successfully controlling his opponents until the checkered flag fell. In second place, Tamas Pal Kiss (Zele Racing) recovered well after a complicated qualifying session.

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May 30

Monza, practice 2: Andrea Roda (Virtuosi UK) sights on pole

After leading Practice 1, Hungarian Tamas Pal Kiss finished sixth

Auto GP - Andrea Roda Andrea Roda, driving for Virtuosi UK, logged the fastest lap of practice 2 at Monza, in the fourth round of the 2014 Auto GP season.

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May 29

Sato headlines the Auto GP pack in Monza

Italian drivers hope to impress the home crowd

AutoGP The Auto GP is ready to be back in Italy with two high-profile events. The series will run at Monza this weekend before moving to Imola by the end of June. The Italian fans will finally be able to witness the Auto GP action and support their favorite drivers.

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Apr 20

Le Castellet, race-2: Kevin Giovesi (Eurotech) scores maiden win in Auto GP

The next challenge will be at the Hungaroring in two weeks

Auto GP logo It’s been a weekend full of first-time experiences at Le Castellet for the second round of the 2014 Auto GP.

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Apr 19

Le Castellet, race-1: Tamas Pal Kiss (Zele Racing) scores maiden Auto GP win

Race 2 will go underway tomorrow at 15:10

Auto GP - Zele Racing - Tamas Pal Kiss Driving for Zele Racing, Tamas Pal Kiss scored his maiden Auto GP win today at Le Castellet in Race 1 of the Auto GP weekend at the French venue.

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Apr 19

Le Castellet, qualifying: Kevin Giovesi (Eurotech) hands second straight pole

Race 1 will be start at 14:05 and will be broadcasted live by Eurosport

Auto GP - Kevin Giovesi - EurotecKevin Giovesi, driving for the Eurotech team, scored his second pole position of the year in the second round of the 2014 Auto GP championship at Le Castellet.

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Apr 18

Le Castellet, practice 1: Sam Dejonghe (Virtuosi UK) sets fastest lap time

Kuroda in last minute Auto GP call up

Auto GP logoSame Dejonghe (Virtuosi UK) set the fastest laptime of the day in 1’17”956 at the end of the first session of free practice at Le Castellet.

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Jan 22

Andrea Roda extends Virtuosi UK deal for Auto GP 2014

Andrea Roda is the first driver to announce his entry for the 2014 Auto GP season.

Auto GP - Andrea Roda The Italian racer, born on the 11th of April, 1990 in Como, has confirmed his trust in the series, promoted by Enzo Coloni, and in the Virtuosi UK team. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

Onofrio Tirasi to drive for Virtuosi UK at Jerez test

“It’s a pleasure to welcome a talented driver like Onofrio” -Andy Roche

Auto GP - Virtuosi UK Team Virtuosi UK reached an agreement to line-up American Onofrio Triarsi in the upcoming 2-day Auto GP test set at Jerez de la Frontera.

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Oct 24

Virtuosi UK will field a 2-car line-up in the upcoming Auto GP test set to take place next week at Jerez

 

Virtuosi UK lines-up at Jerez with Liam Venter and Tamas Pal Kiss

Auto GP - Virtuosi UKThe British-based squad, which fielded Italian rookie Andrea Roda and experienced Russian Max Snegirev, continued on the same note in terms of criteria for their new drivers.

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Jan 22

Virtuosi UK signs Andrea Roda

Andrea Roda is the first confirmed driver for the 2013 Auto GP

Auto GP logoAuto GP - Andrea RodaThe Como-based 22-year-old racer signed with Virtuosi UK and will join the series’ grid from the opening round of the season, scheduled for the next 24th of March. The team, managed by Andy Roche, had lined-up Andrea during the collective test at Barcelona, displaying great control skills and improving his laptimes throughout his maiden runs on the 540-horsepower machinery. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

iSport announce line up for two day test at Barcelona

“It is always interesting when you have new drivers in the team” – Paul Jackson

Jolyon PalmerPal VarhaugNext week will see Jolyon Palmer return to the team along with Pal Varhaug and Facu Regalia, for the GP2 post-season two-day test session taking place in Barcelona next week on the 30th/31st. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Eurosport to feature 2012 season review on Tuesday

Tune on Eurosport International tomorrow at 23.15 CET

Auto GP logoWhile the Auto GP staff is defining the last details before announcing the full 2013 programme, the spotlights are still on the exciting season that ended in Sonoma.

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Sep 23

Sirotkin triumphs in Sonoma season finale

Sergey Sirotkin became the last winner of the 2012 Auto GP season in Sonoma

Auto GP - Sonoma - Euronova Racing - Sergey SirotkinAuto GP World SeriesThe Russian driver of Euronova Racing was the first to cross the line in Sunday’s Race 2 after a race that saw him as the undisputed leader. After that the early part was led by reverse poleman Antonio Spavone and saw the Safety-Car deployed to remove Sakurai’s car (the Japanese driver stalled on the grid due to a clutch issue), Sirotkin effectively took the lead from lap 5 on, when a lightning quick pit-stop from the Euronova crew and a very fast out lap allowed him to climb from P3 to the lead. From then on, the driver from Russia lapped steadily in the low 1’28” range, a pace that nobody but Quaife-Hobbs could match. Read the rest of this entry »

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