Tag Archive: Vittorio Ghirelli

Nov 07

Auto GP looks forward to 2015 Full-season budget set to 400.000€ 2015 drivers’ champion to get F1 test

Seven rounds on the schedule

Auto GP logo The AUTO GP series, promoted by Enzo Coloni, has many news and innovations already in the bag for the 2015 season, the sixth since its inception. Read the rest of this entry »

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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May 03

Budapest, race-1: Kimiya Sato (Euronova) consolidates points lead with win

Kimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) captured a spectacular Race 1 win at Budapest.

Auto GP - Budapest PressConference The Japanese racer, who was taking-off from the rear due to his tough luck in qualifying, recovered to fourth place at the end of the opening lap.

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May 02

Budapest, Qualifying: Markus Pommer (Super Nova) takes maiden Auto GP pole position

Driving for Super Nova Racing, Markus Pommer captured his maiden Auto GP pole at the Hungaroring.

Auto GP - Super Nova Racing, Markus Pommer At the end of a rain-disrupted session, the German handed the Sears-owned operation their fourth straight pole in Budapest. From 2011, the honor went in succession to Luca Filippi, Adrian Quaife-Hobbs and Vittorio Ghirelli.

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May 02

Budapest, practice 2: Vittorio Ghirelli  (Super Nova) gets back on top

It’s been a positive return for Super Nova’s Vittorio Ghirelli in Auto GP

Auto GP logoThe Roman, who won the 2013 title, scored the fastest lap at the end of the second practice session as he stopped the clocks at 1’34”436, while Championship Leader Kimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) ended up 25 hundreds of a second adrift.

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Oct 06

Brno, race 2: Kimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) takes the win.

Vittorio Ghirelli (Super Nova Internatinal) is the 2013 Auto GP Champion

Auto GP -  Super Nova International - Vittorio GhirelliKimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) cruised to victory in the last 2013 round of the Auto GP championship at Brno. The Japanese racer succeeded in a classic comeback after starting from the third row.

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Oct 05

Brno, race 1: Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) gets back into the game

Final round of the 2013 season

AutoGP - Super Nova International - Narain KarthikeyanNarain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) took a good win in the first race of the Auto GP weekend at Brno. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

Brno, qualifying: Vittorio Ghirelli (Super Nova International) takes the last pole position

The Italian is at his second pole

AutoGP - Super Nova International - Vittorio GhirelliIt’s been an exciting qualifying session at Brno, in the 8th and last round of the 2013 Auto GP season.

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Sep 21

Vittorio Ghirelli: “Auto GP is a good preparation for GP2”

“The Auto GP car prepared me well for GP2″

AutoGPVittorio Ghirelli (Super Nova International) has become the first champion of the 2013 Auto GP season, winning the Under 21 standings.

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Sep 01

Donington, race 2: Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) gets his crown in the UK

Difficult Donington week-end leaves Sato 2nd in championship

Auto GP - Donington Race 2 PodiumNarain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) scored a powerful victory at Donington Park today as he took the Auto GP Race 2 honours at the East Midlands venue.

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Sep 01

Donington, race 1: Vittorio Ghirelli (Super Nova International) wins

And takes first 2013 Auto GP Title

Auto GP - Super Nova International - Vittorio GhirelliVittorio Ghirelli, running for Super Nova International, is the first champion of the 2013 Auto GP Season.

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Aug 31

Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) hits fourth pole

At Donington, qualifying

Auto GP - Super Nova Intarnational - Narain KarthikeyanNarain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) cruised to a spectacular pole at Donington in qualifying for the penultimate round of the 2013 AutoGP season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Nurburgring, race 1: Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) takes the victory

The Indian former Formula 1 racer took-off from the pole

Auto GP - PodiumNarain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) cruised to his third win of the 2013 Auto GP season in Race 1 at the Nürburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Nurburgring, qualifying: Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova Intarnational)

Scores third straight pole

Auto GP - Super Nova Intarnational - Narain KarthikeyanNarain Karthikeyan is becoming the undisputed poleman of the Auto GP Series. Vittorio Ghirelli, driving for Super Nova International, logged the fastest lap of the day so far at the Nürburgring, in the free practice for the upcoming Auto GP round. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Mugello, race 2: Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) goes back to victory

The Indian drove a masterful recovery race from the third row where he had started

Auto GP - Narain KarthikeyanNarain Karthikeyan, driving for Super Nova International, went back to victory in Race 2 at Silverstone, as the 2013 Auto GP completed its 5th round of the season at the Northamptonshire venue.

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Jul 12

Mugello, free practice: Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) paces the field

Mugello, test: Vittorio Ghirelli (Super Nova International) hits the top

Auto GP - Christian KlienVittorio Ghirelli was the fastest man on-track in the first two free sessions for the Auto GP championship round at Mugello. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Silverstone, race 1: Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova) scores maiden Auto GP win

The former F.1 racer took the honours in Race 1

AutoGP - PodiumIndian racer Narain Karthikeyan, running for Super Nova International, scored his maiden Auto GP win today at Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

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