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.
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
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.
While Formula 1 busies itself in Valencia at its opening test sessions of the season, twenty-six GP2 machines lined up at Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina circuit for the first day of pre-season work.
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.
GP2 race winner Christian Vietoris will be leaving hospital tomorrow following an operation to have his appendix removed yesterday.