Posts Tagged ‘GP2’
15 Dec 2009: GP2: Chilton cruises into Ocean line-up
British F3 race-winner Max Chilton has bounced back from the disappointment of failing to secure a drive in the GP2 main series with his Barwa Addax team by signing for rival Ocean Racing Technology.
30 Nov 2009: GP2: Sam Bird to partner Bianchi at ART next year
British driver Sam Bird has been confirmed at front-runners ART for the full GP2 season in 2010, building on the experience he is gaining with the team in the Asia series this winter.
13 Nov 2009: GP2: Bumper crop of Brits shine in Ricard testing
Three days of GP2 testing at the Circuit Paul Ricard saw James Jakes twice top the timesheets and every session feature at least one British driver among the top three fastest performers.
8 Oct 2009: GP2: Jerez testing round-up, days two and three
Guido van der Garde and rookie Marcus Ericsson set the fastest times in the second and third days of GP2 testing in Jerez – but the much-anticipated arrivals of F1 hopeful Bruno Senna and rally star Sebastien Loeb failed to set the timesheets aflame.
Davide Valsecchi set the pace in the first day of GP2 testing at Jerez, with James Jakes as a late addition for Super Nova bringing the number of British drivers in action across the three-day test to five.
2 Oct 2009: GP2: British hopefuls set for Jerez test
At least four up-and-coming British drivers will be in action at the three-day GP2 main test in Jerez next weekend, where most of the series’ teams will evaluate possible recruits for the winter GP2 Asia series and next year’s main championship.
21 Sep 2009: GP2: Algarve finale sees ART triumph
Nico Hulkenberg took 10 points from the inaugural GP2 visit to the Portimao circuit on Portugal’s Algarve to add a constructors’ title for his ART team to his own drivers’ championship win.
13 Sep 2009: GP2: Hulkenberg secures championship win
Nico Hulkenberg has become the first driver in the five-year history of GP2 to secure a championship victory before the last weekend of the season.
30 Aug 2009: GP2: Hulkenberg net winner after troubled weekend
Nico Hulkenberg looks to be two weekends away from securing this year’s GP2 championship after extending his lead during a troubled weekend at Spa-Francorchamps – despite a retirement in the sprint race.
23 Aug 2009: GP2: Hulkenberg holds off Petrov’s challenge
Nico Hulkenberg is a step closer to the GP2 2009 drivers’ title – and an almost-certain move to Williams F1 – after extending his lead over his nearest rival to 20 points.