“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.
The GP2 Series this week finalised the championship’s 2013 calendar and while it is generally the same as this year’s schedule, there remain minor alterations.
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.
Recently, I noted my disappointment with the standards of driving by GP3’s Dmitry Suranovich at Monaco. Some of last weekend’s GP2 races at the Valencia street circuit raised the bar of madness a touch further.
Johnny Cecotto Jr and Jolyon Palmer continued Monaco's occasional form for surprise winners, with the pairing taking victories in the principality last weekend.
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.
A stunning victory for Luca Filippi in his 100th GP2 event may have grabbed the headlines, but it was Romain Grosjean's Sprint Race with that proved the more decisive.
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.
As the GP2 Series returned from a month long break, feeder series veteran Romain Grosjean got his title charge back on track, while GP2 rookie Esteban Gutierrez claimed his first honours.
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.
iSport International's Marcus Ericsson topped the second and final day of GP2 testing at the Silverstone Arena circuit yesterday.
Fresh from his GP2 Asia Series success last month, former Renault Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean topped yesterday's testing at Silverstone.
Romain Grosjean cruised to an easy victory in the opening race of the final round of the 2011 GP2 Asia Series in Imola.
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.
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)
The BBC announced yesterday that former Red Bull driver, David Coulthard is to join Martin Brundle in the commentary box for their Formula 1 broadcasts.
The GP2 Main Series has announced a nine-round schedule for its seventh year of competition, while the Superleague Championship has announced a twelve race-weekends calendar.