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.
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.
Carlin Motorsport have signed GP2 Series veteran Julián Leal for the coming season.
“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”
“Meanwhile, at the weekend; Vettel takes controversial GP in Malaysia”
Tom Dillmann has become the first driver to join the new GP2 Series squad RUSSIAN TIME ahead of the 2013 season, while James Calado and Stefano Coletti displayed top pace during this weeks GP2 Series test at Barcelona.
Adrian Quaife-Hobbs has joined Dutch squad MP Motorsport for their first GP2 Series campaign.
Esteban Gutierrez and Luiz Razia proved that is just as important as guile during the sixth round of the GP2 Series at Valencia last weekend. Both bolstered their championships with decisive late wins when fortune fell away from Calado – a victim of ill-timed safety cars and disintegrating tyres.
Giedo van der Garde and Luiz Razia made the most of GP2's first European adventure of 2012, with each taking a win respectively, yet it was still DAMS racer Davide Valsecchi who came out smiling thanks to some hard fought points.
In GP2's first non-championship event, Fabio Leimer and James Calado took the spoils in Abu Dhabi.
In one corner Jules Bianchi secured a stunning victory at a wet Silverstone, while a dry Sprint Race helped Romain Grosjean to success, but as the title battle hots up, who has the long term advantage.
MGP2 at Monaco in 2011 will be remembered for Davide Valsecchi and Charles Pic taking the honour, but others will remember it as the weekend Romain Grosjean's championship push really came together.
It was a good opening weekend for Romain Grosjean and Stefano Coletti in Istanbul, as they took a win each amidst some frantic GP2 action.
Fresh from his GP2 Asia Series success last month, former Renault Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean topped yesterday's testing at Silverstone.
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.
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.