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.
Max Chilton has retained his Marussia F1 drive, less than one day after he “volunteered to step aside.”
Formula One backmarkers Marussia announced a very late driver change earlier today, when Alexander Rossi was brought in in place of Max Chilton.
Alexander Rossi has joined the Marussia F1 team as the official reserve driver of the squad. The California native has switched to the Anglo-Russian squad following his split from the Caterham F1 Driver Development Programme earlier this month. A race winner in both Formula Renault 3.5 and the GP2 Series, Rossi nevertheless struggled this season … Continue reading “Rossi joins Marussia F1 as Reserve”
Alexander Rossi will join Campos Racing’s GP2 Series effort this weekend, having announced the decision to split with the Caterham F1 and GP2 teams.
Rio Haryanto and Jon Lancaster claimed the top spots in the final two days of GP2 Series testing at Bahrain this week.
Caterham Racing’s GP2 effort has announced its driver pairing for the season ahead with Alexander Rossi returning and Rio Haryanto joining.
Helmet on and HANS device been strapped in, Caterham Racing driver Alexander Rossi prepares for last weekend's GP2 Series Feature Race at Monza.
“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”
Rapax driver Stefano Coletti claimed the GP2 Sprint Race ahead of the hard charging Robin Frijns and Felipe Nasr.
Robin Frijns drove a pitch perfect race at Barcelona this evening to assume his first GP2 victory of the season.
Marcus Ericsson emphatically grabbed his first GP2 pole and points of the season thanks to a storming effort in the closing minutes of the sole qualifying session.
"Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel wins the Bahrain GP; Leimer and Bird take GP2 glory; Sato takes first IndyCar win; Munoz triumphs at Long Beach”
Following a difficult start to the Formula One season, backmarkers Caterham this morning announced a restructuring of its driver line-up.
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.
Europe has generally been a difficult port of call for US-bred talent since the days of the Andretti’s and Eddie Cheever, with only Scott Speed breaking into Formula 1 in recent years. Now California’s Michael Lewis is busy ensuring his name features high on that list of emerging talent.
Feature Race Daniel Ricciardo took his second Formula Renault 3.5 victory on the streets of Monte Carlo. The Australian held Robert Wickens at bay for all thirty laps, although the Canadian’s challenge was twice hit by safety car periods. A distant Brendon Hartley completed the podium. A poor start by Hartley gave Wickens an easy … Continue reading Looking Back: 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Rnd of Monaco (Rd 4, TV Notes)
Race One (May 14th) Kevin Korjus took his second Formula Renault 3.5 victory of the season in the opening race at Monza in May. The Estonian held off Carlin’s Jean-Eric Vergne to the flag, although Korjus spent much of the event under pressure from the other Carlin-racer, Robert Wickens. Daniil Move completed the podium with … Continue reading Looking Back: 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Rnd of Monza (Rd 3, TV Notes)