Although Romain Grosjean sealed his second GP2 Asia Series crown in Imola on Sunday afternoon, it was Racing Engineering's Dani Clos that took the Sprint Race in style.
Romain Grosjean cruised to an easy victory in the opening race of the final round of the 2011 GP2 Asia Series in Imola.
Italian motor racing website, Omnicorse, has reported that GP2 racer James Jakes will not be driving this weekend's Asia Series race at Imola, but instead will be staying in the US prior to launching an IndyCar career.
Once the second and third rounds of the 2011 GP2 Asia season were cancelled, the series was in a lurch.
The second round of the 2011 GP2 Asia Series has been called off at the request of the Bahrain Motorsport Federation.
Stefano Coletti garnered his first GP2 Series victory yesterday with a measured drive in Abu Dhabi.
Lotus-ART driver Jules Bianchi nailed the Feature Race victory at Abu Dhabi on Friday afternoon to assure stellar start to the 2011 GP2 Asia Series.
With the first Feature Race of the 2011 GP2 Asia Series only a few of hours away, how timely would it be for a very quick season preview? Of course, when writing "season", I realise that this year's Asia Championship only contains three rounds - once this weekend at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu … Continue reading 2011 GP2 Asia Series Preview
As the final day of GP2 Asia pre-season testing wrapped up at the Yas Marina, Jules Bianchi and Davide Valsecchi once again outlined their potential. Bianchi topped the morning session at a slightly shortened version of the Abu Dhabi circuit with a best of 1:35.940 from his 34 lap run - a mere 0.085 quicker … Continue reading GP2 Asia Pre-Season Testing (Yas Marina, February 7th)
Josef Kral and Michael Herck were the pace setters today on the slightly shortened layout of the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. Kral was quickest in the morning in his Arden International machine with a lap of 1:36.609, eventually finishing the session three-tenths quicker than next man Marcus Ericsson (iSport International). Spain's Dani Clos … Continue reading GP2 Asia Pre-Season Testing (Yas Marina, February 6th)
Yesterday, at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi, the lingering effects of a sandstorm halted running for long periods, before rain showers interfered further with track time. During a period when the new GP2/11 cars needed to be on track to gain valuable information, fog set in.
While Formula 1 busies itself in Valencia at its opening test sessions of the season, twenty-six GP2 machines lined up at Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina circuit for the first day of pre-season work.
The GP2 Asia Series has just had its full calendar released... and it comes down to only three race weekends at only to circuits in the Middle East. The series will begin on the weekend of February 11th/12th at Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina circuit, before heading to the Sakhir circuit in Bahrain one week later. … Continue reading The 2011 GP2 Asia Series
A short one here - the 2009/10 GP2 Asia series following a three month break between Rounds 1 and 2. Davide Valsecchi leads the series after the first two races in Abu Dhabi near the end of 2009 with a 10 point lead ahead of German youngster Christian Vietoris. To be honest, it is questionable … Continue reading The Return of GP2 Asia