Carlin Motorsport have signed GP2 Series veteran Julián Leal for the coming season.
“Thoughts on Toto Wolff, Timo Glock and Money”
At a time when Formula One teams are readying their launch efforts for the season ahead, Williams, Marussia, McLaren and Mercedes have made significant changes to their personnel.
“Gutierrez and Razia grab GP2 spoils from luckless Calado”
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.
“Driving standards (again)”
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.
“Cecotto Jr and Palmer make the most of Monaco carnage”
Johnny Cecotto Jr and Jolyon Palmer continued Monaco's occasional form for surprise winners, with the pairing taking victories in the principality last weekend.
“Van der Garde and Razia lead GP2 charge into Europe”
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.
“Valsecchi does the job again in Bahrain”
When the GP2 Series stayed in Bahrain for an extra round last weekend, one could be forgiven for thinking there might be a repeat of the original meeting. There was – nearly.
Looking Back: 2011 GP2 Round of Abu Dhabi (Non-Championship, TV Notes)
In GP2's first non-championship event, Fabio Leimer and James Calado took the spoils in Abu Dhabi.
Looking Back: 2011 GP2 Round of Hungary (Rd 7, TV Notes)
Another win and a podium for Romain Grosjean went a very long way to sealing the title for the DAMS pilot. With two rounds remaining, the French / Swiss pilot led the field by 25 points; however his DAMS squad still lingered behind Barwa Addax in the Teams’ Championship. Stefano Coletti opened his victory account thanks to a stunning drive in the Sprint Race.
Looking Back: 2011 GP2 Round of Nurburgring (Rd 6, TV Notes)
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.
Looking Back: 2011 GP2 Round of Valencia (Rd 4, TV Notes)
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.
Looking Back: 2011 GP2 Round of Monaco (Rd 3, TV Notes)
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.
Looking Back: 2011 GP2 Round of Barcelona (Rd 2, TV Notes)
Charles Pic and Fabio Leimer made the most of the conditions at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya to claim the honours in the second GP2 round of the 2011 season.
Looking Back: 2011 GP2 Round of Istanbul (Rd 1, TV Notes)
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.
2011 Chinese Grand Prix (Rd 3, Free Practice 1, April 15th)
Sebastian Vettel set the quickest time in Friday’s first practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix.
GP2 Pre-Season Testing (Silverstone, April 6th)
iSport International's Marcus Ericsson topped the second and final day of GP2 testing at the Silverstone Arena circuit yesterday.
GP2 Pre-Season Testing (April 5th, Silverstone)
Fresh from his GP2 Asia Series success last month, former Renault Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean topped yesterday's testing at Silverstone.
Formula 1 Pre-Season Testing (Barcelona, March 8th)
Mark Webber grabbed the headlines following a dreary opening day of the final Formula 1 pre-season test in Barcelona.
2011 GP2 Asia Race of Abu Dhabi (Round 1, Feature Race, February 11th)
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.
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