Mike Conway, whose 2010 season was cut short by a horrific crash in the Indianapolis 500, bounced back in the best way possible with a victory in only his third race since recovering from severe back and leg injuries.
Testing for this year’s GP2 main series began yesterday at a rainy Silverstone, as the next generation of F1 hopefuls struggled to come to grips with the twin challenges of the new Pirelli wet-weather tyres and pre-season favourite Romain Grosjean.
The first round in the hotly-anticipated IndyCar championship rematch between Dario Franchitti and Will Power was won by the Scotsman in fine style as he took victory in the Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg by more than seven seconds.
The IndyCar Series starts its new season this weekend on the Streets of St Petersburg in Florida – and if qualifying is any guide it’s going to be much like the last one.
27 Mar 2011: Winslow and Wilson team up for Andretti at St Pete
Andretti Autosport is fielding an all-British line-up of Stefan Wilson and James Winslow in St Petersburg, Florida, for the season-opening Indy Lights street race held as warm-up for the main IndyCar event.
New Force India driver Paul di Resta will line up 14th for the Australia Grand Prix in Melbourne after marking his F1 debut by out-qualifying his team-mate Adrian Sutil.
20 Mar 2011: GP2 Asia, Imola: Oliver Turvey saves best for last
Oliver Turvey’s Ocean Racing team ended the disrupted GP2 Asia season without scoring a point, but by finishing in eighth in the Imola sprint race the Englishman was able to post the team’s best result.