Archive for the ‘GP2’ Category

20 Mar 2011: GP2 Asia, Imola: Opportunity slips away for Jolyon Palmer

An encouraging eighth-place qualifying performance by Arden’s Jolyon Palmer saw him challenge for points in the feature race at Imola, until disaster struck in his pitstop.

29 Jan 2011: So who’s confirmed for this season so far?

It’s only January, but we thought we’d take an early look at which British drivers will definitely be racing this season, and where.

14 Dec 2010: Alexander Sims: “You’ve got to fight for whatever you believe possible”

A past winner of the McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver award, Alexander Sims finished fourth in each of the last two Formula Three Euro Series championships and is now looking forward to a 2011 spent in either GP3 or GP2. He talked to BritsOnPole about a year of highs and lows and about what the future holds.

1 Jun 2010: Brits on Pole at large: Flying high with Sam Bird

This weekend Brits on Pole reporter-at-large Scott McCarthy was in the stands at Istanbul Park. He also popped behind the scenes to the GP2 paddock to catch up with British racer Sam Bird. Here’s his report.

30 May 2010: GP2: Clos encounters victory in Istanbul feature race

Dani Clos took his turn on the top step of the GP2 podium in Istanbul Park as the series produced its sixth different winner in six races, the Spaniard comfortably beating Luiz Razia after his team-mate Christian Vietoris retired from second.

29 May 2010: GP2: Third for Bird as Maldonado scores easy win

Pastor Maldonado ran away with the opening GP2 race in Turkey, beating pole-sitter Davide Valsecchi away at the start and comfortably leading home the GP2 Asia champion and ART’s British driver Sam Bird.

21 May 2010: GP2: Learning year for Chilton as he looks to the future

With a best GP2 finish so far this year of 14th place, Max Chilton is a long way from troubling the championship front-runners – but the 19-year-old Surrey racer believes this season is an investment in his future success.

15 May 2010: GP2: D’Ambrosio creams opposition for Monaco sprint win

Jerome D’Ambrosio cashed in the pole position he earned for finishing eighth in the Monaco GP2 feature race, leading from the start to win the sprint ahead of Giedo van der Garde and Jules Bianchi.

14 May 2010: GP2: Perez takes Monaco feature victory and leads standings

Sergio Perez has kept his nearest rivals at arm’s length to take a victory in the Monaco feature race and rise to the top of the drivers’ standings at the midpoint of the weekend’s action.

9 May 2010: GP2: Surprise winners grab the honours as season begins

The less fashionable end of the GP2 grid came away from the opening weekend of the season with much to celebrate after Arden, Ocean, DPR and Rapax kept the expected front-runners well away from the podium.

 
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