Tag: Sam Bird
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.Tagged as: Istanbul Park, Sam Bird, Turkish Grand Prix
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
Drivers take sick youngsters on dream Ferrari trip around Silverstone
Seriously-ill youngsters have had the thrill of a drive in a Ferrari road car around Silverstone thanks to members of the British Racing Drivers’ Club.
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: d’Ambrosio dislodges Maldonado in testing
Jérôme d’Ambrosio finally did what no-one else has so far been able to do in GP2 testing by knocking Pastor Maldonado off the top of the timesheets.Tagged as: GP2, Jerome d’Ambrosio, Max Chilton, Oliver Turvey, Sam Bird