2011 GP2 Asia Series Preview

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

GP2 Asia Pre-Season Testing (Yas Marina, February 7th)

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)

GP2 Asia Pre-Season Testing (Yas Marina, February 6th)

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)

GP2 Asia Pre-Season Testing (Yas Marina, February 3rd)

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.

GP2 Winter Test (Yas Marina, November 27th)

Not content with topping the timing sheets on Wednesday, Swiss driver Fabio Leimer registered the fastest laps at today’s GP2 test as well. Running with Rapax squad, Leimer had a trouble free day, completing 38 laps over the course of the session. He topped Josef Král in his Arden machine in the morning (by 0.026 … Continue reading GP2 Winter Test (Yas Marina, November 27th)

Interview: Karun Chandhok (Hispania Racing Formula 1 Driver)

One of the final driver signings for the 2010 Formula 1 season was Karun Chandhok, who has been paired with GP2 team mate Bruno Senna at the newly formed Hispania Racing Team.  The 26 year-old is the second Indian driver to compete in Formula 1 and although he has had a rather difficult beginning to … Continue reading Interview: Karun Chandhok (Hispania Racing Formula 1 Driver)

The Return of GP2 Asia

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