105 points. That is one hell of a lead for Stoffel Vandoorne at the top of the GP2 Series standings. While eight races still remain – four Features and four Sprints – and there is still 192 points on the table, it is looking more and more as if Vandoorne has his hands wrapped tightly … Continue reading “GP2 Belgium: Vandoorne – The thinking man’s winner”
Stoffel Vandoorne took his fourth GP2 Series victory in superb style at the Yas Marina circuit today.
For a time, it looked as if the Felipe Nasr of old had been pushed aside and that there would finally be a “real” championship fight between the quiet Brazilian and Britain’s Jolyon Palmer. Come Sunday afternoon, a very different realisation swept through the paddock, where, if nothing else, Palmer had emerged very much on … Continue reading “GP2 Series Monza analysis: Palmer closes in”
That’s 200! A large number of races indeed. An anniversary suitably celebrated by the GP2 Series on the Saturday at Hockenheim.
Mitch Evans won the 200th GP2 Series race at the Hockenheimring today thanks to a mixture of clever strategy and stellar driving by the RUSSIAN TIME racer.
If Carlin Motorsport’s Felipe Nasr is to really push for this year’s GP2 Series title, then consistency needs to run parallel to his more obvious speed. Admittedly on this occasion, there was precious little the Brazilian could do about the lost points on Saturday; however one cannot escape the fact that since series leader Jolyon Palmer’s last victory in Monaco in May, Nasr has only outscored the Briton by six points.
Stéphane Richelmi secured his first GP2 Series victory on the streets of Monte Carlo this afternoon.
Jolyon Palmer claimed his second GP2 Series win of the season in a chaotic Feature Race at Monaco today.
GP2 veterans Jolyon Palmer and Julián Leal and McLaren young driver Stoffel Vandoorne stamped their authority on the series after the opening round of the championship at the Bahrain International Circuit this weekend.
Adrian Quaife-Hobbs took his first and Hilmer Motorsport’s fourth GP2 Series win of the season at Monza this morning.
Fabio Leimer kept a charging Sam Bird at bay to win the GP2 Series Feature Race at Monza this evening.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel cruises to Belgian success; Bird and Calado take GP2 spoils in Spa; Kvyat and Sims take first GP3 victories”
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Rosberg wins chaotic British GP; Bird and Lancaster taste home GP2 success”
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Rosberg triumphs at Monaco; Kanaan takes Indy; Dempsey grabs astonishing Lights victory”
Rapax driver Stefano Coletti claimed the GP2 Sprint Race ahead of the hard charging Robin Frijns and Felipe Nasr.
Robin Frijns drove a pitch perfect race at Barcelona this evening to assume his first GP2 victory of the season.
"Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel wins the Bahrain GP; Leimer and Bird take GP2 glory; Sato takes first IndyCar win; Munoz triumphs at Long Beach”
“Meanwhile, at the weekend; Vettel takes controversial GP in Malaysia”
Title protagonists don’t always keep winning as a season’s progress in junior formulae. Whereas an early charge can form the basis of a title challenge, it can be difficult to maintain that winning feeling as the season rumbles on.
A damp Silverstone proved to be far kinder to Davide Valsecchi’s title hopes than the sunny Valencia. After a spell of indifferent to poor results, the Italian pulled a podium out of the bag to restart his title campaign, but only after his chief rival Luiz Razia claimed another victory. Suddenly, the tide has changed and it is Razia who leads going into the next round in Germany in two weeks.