DAMS duo Pierre Gasly and Alex Lynn headed days one and two of the first GP2 Series pre-season test in Abu Dhabi, with Status GP’s Richie Stanaway quickest on day three.
Stoffel Vandoorne took his fourth GP2 Series victory in superb style at the Yas Marina circuit today.
Despite a tough opening portion of the season, New Zealand’s Mitch Evans claims some good prizes are still possible, but also that the title may be beyond him.
That’s 200! A large number of races indeed. An anniversary suitably celebrated by the GP2 Series on the Saturday at Hockenheim.
One does always need to be spectacular or stylish to be victorious. Sometimes success comes when partnered consistency. Roll stylish and consistent together and you will have a potent – and incredibly rare – mixture at your fingertips. Until Silverstone, GP3 Series points leader Alex Lynn had been the stylish one, taking two Race One victories, but not finishing either of the Race Two events. Jimmy Eriksson, meanwhile, had been passively consistent with three podiums and a 6th place finish.
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.
Rio Haryanto and Jon Lancaster claimed the top spots in the final two days of GP2 Series testing at Bahrain this week.
The champion of the 2014 BRDC Formula 4 Champion will receive a test with leading GP3 Series squad Arden Motorsport at the end of the year.
Reigning GP2 Series champions RUSSIAN TIME unveiled their 2014 driver line-up yesterday.
Reigning FIA European Formula 3 champion Raffaele Marciello has finally been confirmed with leading GP2 squad Racing Engineering.
Nissan GT Academy winner Jann Mardenborough is to move to the GP3 Series this season with Arden International, as he sets his sights on Formula One.
Austria racer René Binder received an early birthday present when he joined Arden International prior to the Christmas break.
“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”
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 takes controversial GP in Malaysia”
Ma Qinghua will become the first Chinese born driver to compete in the GP2 Series this season, when he takes part in the opening round in Malaysia with Caterham.
Adrian Quaife-Hobbs has joined Dutch squad MP Motorsport for their first GP2 Series campaign.
Meanwhile at the Weekend: Ogier wins in Sweden; Cassidy claims TRS title.
Fledgling GP3 Series squad Koiranen GP yesterday announced their complete line-up for the 2013 season.