Tag: iSport International
GP2: Focusing on the future with Sam Bird
Brits on Pole’s roving correspondent Scott McCarthy last spoke to Sam Bird about a year ago at the Turkish Grand Prix. Since then, the GP2 front-runner has shown impressive speed and overtaking – followed by an overdose of bad luck in more recent races. They met again at the Hungaroring to catch up and to discuss the future.Tagged as: Hungaroring, iSport International, Mercedes GP, Sam Bird
Sam Bird: “The clock is ticking down to my next win”
iSport International’s Sam Bird will go into the new GP2 season as one of the title favourites – and he’s demonstrated his intention to be in the thick of the action by qualifying on the front row for the opening race of the campaign in Turkey.Tagged as: iSport International, Sam Bird
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.
Turvey contemplates F1 future after signing with McLaren
Oliver Turvey is the latest young driver to join McLaren’s prestigious development programme, thereby moving as close as anyone ever comes to a guarantee of following Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton into Formula One.
GP2 testing: Vietoris is today’s fastest runner
Racing Engineering’s Christian Vietoris became the third driver to top the timesheets in three days of testing at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona today after setting a fastest lap of 1:27.284.
GP2 testing day two: Maldonado takes bragging rights again
Racing Engineering’s Dani Clos battled Rapax’ Pastor Maldonado for the bragging rights of the second day of GP2 pre-season testing today – but could not knock yesterday’s leader off his perch.
GP2 testing day one: Maldonado and Rapax lead the way
Venezuelan GP2 veteran Pastor Maldonado made the most of a wet day at the Paul Ricard circuit in southern France yesterday to put his Rapax team at the head of the unofficial timesheet with a fastest afternoon lap of 1:12.987.
GP2 Asia: It’s iSport’s weekend as Valsecchi wins sprint
iSport’s Davide Valsecchi was expected to dominate this weekend’s GP2 Asia event in Abu Dhabi after his near-shutout in November – and he delivered the goods in the sprint race.Tagged as: Davide Valsecchi, iSport International, Oliver Turvey, Yas Marina Circuit
GP2 Asia – Victory for Turvey as iSport clean up
Oliver Turvey led home a 1-2 finish for the Norfolk-based iSport squad as the GP2 Asia cranked up to speed again, despite bashing wheels with team-mate Davide Valsecchi while the pair battled for the lead at the Yas Marina circuit.Tagged as: iSport International, Oliver Turvey
F1: iSport boss Jackson sheds no tears for Ferrari
iSport’s team principal Paul Jackson has come up with the best imaginable response to being ridiculed by Ferrari for not being worthy of a Formula One grid slot next year.Tagged as: F1 budget cap, Ferrari, Formula One, iSport International, Paul Jackson