Tag: Oliver Turvey
Christodoulou shines as McLaren sets its MP4-12C GT3 loose at Spa
Former Star Mazda and Formula Renault UK champion Adam Christodoulou helped McLaren return to 24-hour GT racing by setting the fastest lap recorded by the new MP4-12C GT3 at the Total 24 Hours of Spa.Categorised under: Archive, Endurance racingTagged as: 24 Hours of Spa, Adam Christodoulou, McLaren MP4-12C, Oliver Turvey
Max Chilton: “I want to be the fastest Brit”
BritsOnPole caught up with Carlin GP2 driver Max Chilton at the pre-season Silverstone test and asked him about his prospects for this year, his rookie season last year, and what it was like to drive for a brand-new squad that hadn’t settled on a definite team-mate for him.Tagged as: Carlin, Max Chilton, Mikhail Aleshin, Oliver Turvey
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.
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.Tagged as: Dani Close, GP2, Istanbul Park, Max Chilton, Oliver Turvey, Sam Bird, Turkish Grand Prix
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.Tagged as: GP2, Istanbul Park, Max Chilton, Oliver Turvey, Pastor Maldonado, Sam Bird
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.Tagged as: Circuit de Monaco, GP2, Jerome d’Ambrosio, Max Chilton, Oliver Turvey, 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.
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.Tagged as: Circuit de Catalunya, GP2, Max Chilton, Oliver Turvey, Sam Bird
GP2: Bianchi to start season on pole, Bird and Turvey close behind
Pre-season favourite Jules Bianchi put himself on pole for the opening GP2 race of 2010 in Barcelona, ahead of Sergio Perez of Barwa Addax and his ART team-mate Sam Bird.Tagged as: GP2, Jules Bianchi, Max Chilton, Oliver Turvey, Sam Bird
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.