GP2 News: Richie Stanaway quickest at Yas Marina

GP2 LogoStatus Grand Prix driver sets fastest laptime on Day 3

The final day of the pre-season testing at Yas Marina opened once again in windy conditions. Alexander Rossi was the first driver to feed onto the track, closely followed by teammate Jordan King, but it was Stoffel Vandoorne who was the early pace setter. The proceedings were halted within the first forty minutes after Artem Markelov stopped on track at Turn 7. When the pitlane went green again, some drivers switched to super soft Pirelli tyres and put their Read more of this post

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GP2 News: Alex Lynn quickest on Day 2

GP2 LogoDAMS driver set fastest laptime of second pre-season testing day Yas Marina Circuit

The second day of pre-season testing at Yas Marina circuit opened in windy conditions. Stoffel Vandoorne set the early pace ahead of Alexander Rossi and Arthur Pic as most drivers focused on long runs and race simulations this morning. At the halfway mark, Alex Lynn took control of the time sheets with a laptime of 1:50.602. As the clock ticked down, the British driver put on super soft Pirelli tyres and improved further to dip under 1m50s. His Read more of this post

GP2 News: Pierre Gasly tops Day 1 at Yas Marina

GP2 LogoDAMS quickest in opening pre-season test day

The 2015 GP2 Series pre-season tests got underway today at the Yas Marina Circuit. Day one of the three day test saw all twenty-six drivers eager to try out the brand new DRS on their cars. When the pitlane went green, Alexander Rossi was the first man out soon followed by the rest of the field for their installation laps on a dirty track and in Read more of this post

GP2 News: The 2015 pre-season GP2 tests start at Yas Marina

GP2 LogoFirst three-day test session opens tomorrow in Abu Dhabi

The opening GP2 Series pre-season test session of the year kicks off tomorrow at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. For three days, teams and drivers will work on the eleventh season of the category which will open on April 17-19 at Sakhir, Bahrain, alongside Formula One. Read more of this post

GP3 News: Reigning GP3 Champion Lynn receives prize for title

GP3 LogoLynn at the wheel of GP2 development car in Bahrain

2014 GP3 Series title winner Alex Lynn got behind the wheel of the GP2 development car today for a test session at the Sakhir International Circuit, as part of his prize for winning the coveted GP3 crown last year. The main purpose for this test is aero-testing to put mileage on the DRS and to work on its reliability for the upcoming season. Read more of this post

GP2 News: Pirelli to support Lynn’s GP2 graduation

GP2 LogoMilan, January 12, 2015 – GP3 champion Alex Lynn will step up to the GP2 Series in 2015 with significant support from Pirelli, official tyre supplier to the two Formula One feeder categories.

Lynn, a 21-year-old from Great Britain, will receive a 200,000 Euros career progression incentive from Pirelli as his prize for capturing the GP3 crown last season. He has used the financial boost to help secure a drive with the French Read more of this post

GP2 News: GP2 Series 2015 season calendar and teams unveiled

GP2 LogoNext season made of eleven support events of Formula OneTM World Championship

The 2015 GP2 SeriesTM calendar was confirmed today and will once again consist of eleven rounds in total, all support events of the Formula OneTM World Championship. Just as in 2014, eight rounds will be held in Europe with three overseas events to complete the calendar. Read more of this post

GP2 News: Pierre Gasly ends testing on top

GP2 LogoFrenchman quickest again on final post season testing day

The final day of post-season testing saw once again a few changes in the field starting with Kimiya Sato joining RT RUSSIAN TIME for the day whilst Emil Bernstorff moved to Carlin. Raffaele Marciello re-joined Racing Engineering alongside Mitch Evans. 2014 GP3 Series Champion Alex Lynn tested with ART Grand Prix. After two days spent with Trident, Rene Binder switched to Hilmer Motorsport for the last day. Norman Nato moved to Arden Read more of this post

GP2 News: Pierre Gasly still on top

GP2 LogoFrenchman quickest in Day 2 of testing at Yas Marina

The second day of post season testing at Yas Marina Circuit saw a slightly different entry list than the previous day: first, Norman Nato moved to RT RUSSIAN TIME whilst 2014 GP3 Series Champion Alex Lynn had his first taste of GP2 at the wheel of the Carlin car. Jazeman Jaafar switched to Racing Engineering alongside Simon Trummer. Thai Read more of this post

GP2 News: Pierre Gasly tops Day 1 at Yas Marina

GP2 LogoFrenchman quickest on first day of post-season testing in Abu Dhabi

The 2014 GP2 Series post-season testing opened today at Yas Marina Circuit for three days with many new faces joining some more familiar ones. Each team have been provided with seven sets of Medium Pirelli tyres for the three days. Read more of this post

GP2 News: Coletti soars to victory in season closer

GP2 LogoVandoorne claims vice champion position

Stefano Coletti stormed off the front row to lead from lights to flag for a dominant win in the final race of the 2014 season, easily holding off newly signed Sauber driver Felipe Nasr and top rookie Arthur Pic, while behind them McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne did enough to deny Nasr the vice champion position. Read more of this post

GP2 News: Vandoorne dominates in Yas Marina

GP2 LogoBelgian pushes up to P2 in Series with win

McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne continued his weekend-long display of speed and guile with a crushing win in this evening’s feature race at Yas Marina, picking the right strategy and executing it to perfection for victory by 12 seconds over GP2 Series champion Jolyon Palmer and Mitch Evans. Read more of this post

Gp2 News: Vandoorne flies to fourth consecutive pole

GP2 LogoBelgian closes gap to Nasr to 4 points

McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne continued his astonishing run of pole positions by claiming the top spot under lights this evening at the Yas Marina, snuffing out his rivals’ best efforts with a stunning lap late in qualifying to take the points ahead of GP2 Series champion Jolyon Palmer and DAMS teammate Stéphane Richelmi. Read more of this post

GP2 News: Vandoorne on top in free practice

GP2 LogoBelgian leads the way in Abu Dhabi

McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne’s push for second in the Series got underway with a strong performance in the heat of the free practice session this morning in Abu Dhabi, setting the pace ahead of his rivals and narrowly leading home Stéphane Richelmi and Arthur Pic. Read more of this post

GP2 News: Status Grand Prix takeover Caterham Racing and joins GP2 Series

GP2 LogoGP2 organisers confirm that UK based GP3 team Status Grand Prix have signed an agreement to acquire Caterham Racing. The GP2 team will compete as Caterham Racing for the remainder of the 2014 season, and will become Status Grand Prix in 2015. The current driver line up is unaffected by the takeover for the final round at Yas Marina Circuit. Read more of this post

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