Virgin and HRT are at risk of not starting the Australian Grand Prix.
Jenson Button was fastest in second practice.
Red Bull and Ferrari were closely-matched over longer runs in first practice.
Mark Webber set the fastest time in the dying moments of the first practice session in Melbourne.
One driver on the 2011 grid has been waiting more than a decade for a win.
Virgin hope to close the gap to the midfield this year but Timo Glock doubts they’ve done enough.
Surgery means Timo Glock will miss the Barcelona test.
Jerome d’Ambrosio spoke exclusively to F1 Fanatic on making his debut for Virgin in 2011.
Virgin sign Jerome d’Ambrosio to partner Timo Glock in 2011.
Jerome d’Ambrosio will drive for Virgin in practice sessions at four of the final five races of the season. The Belgian GP2 driver will participate in first practice for the Singapore, Japanese, Korean and Brazilian Grands Prix. He will also drive for them in the end-of-season rookies’ test at Abu Dhabi. He started the year … Continue reading D’Ambrosio to drive for Virgin on Fridays
Renault test drivers Jerome d’Ambrosio and Jan Charouz sampled the team’s 2009 F1 car in a shakedown test at Silverstone earlier this week. It was the first time behind the wheel of an F1 car for both drivers.
Nico H?â??lkenberg took an emphatic win from pole position in GP2 Asia’s first ever night race at Losail International Circuit in Qatar. The ART driver started from pole position for his second GP2 Asia feature race – just as he did for his first at Bahrain. Sergio Perez, sprint race winner at Bahrain, joined him … Continue reading H?â??lkenberg wins in style in Qatar night race (GP2 Asia)
Sergio Perez took his first victory in GP2 Asia with a straightforward lights-to-flag drive from pole position at the Bahrain International Circuit. The Campos driver was chased to the flag by Davide Valsecchi, whose second place moves him up to second in the drivers’ standings. Kamui Kobayashi, who won yesterday’s feature race, was sixth and … Continue reading Sergio Perez cruises to Bahrain sprint race win (GP2 Asia)
Davide Valsecchi won the sprint race at Shanghai quite comfortably from Earl Bamber. Javier Villa was third ahead of Chris van der Drift, Jerome D’Amrosio and Roldan Rodriguez. Rodriguez holds the lead in the championship having won yesterday’s race, with Kamui Kobayashi failing to score after retiring with damage. James Jakes impressed with a strong … Continue reading Davide Valsecchi converts pole to win in Shanghai (GP2 Asia)
Roldan Rodriguez lost the lead of the GP2 Asia feature race at Shanghai on the first lap, as Kamui Kobayashi dived past him at the hairpin. But he took the lead back five laps from the flag as Kobayashi ran wide at turn one.
In all the excitement of the F1 title finale I almost forgot that the GP2 Asia series begins its second season this weekend. British fans can catch the action on British Eurosport at 9am on Saturday (feature race live) and 10-11am on Sunday (presumably a re-run of the sprint race, possibly with highlights of the … Continue reading GP2 Asia starts this weekend
Pastor Maldonado won a thrilling GP2 sprint race with a stunning pass on leader Jerome d’Ambrosio on the final lap at Spa-Francorchamps. But Bruno Senna failed to capitalise on the absense of points leader Giorgio Pantano by crashing out of the race.
Romain Grosjean finished first in a GP2 race for the fourth time this year – although it was only his second win, as he’s had a few brushes with the stewards. Bruno Senna will be ruing his latest run-in with the stewards, and it was a controversial one. Senna was hit with a drive-through penalty … Continue reading Romain Grosjean wins at Spa; Bruno Senna gets penalty (GP2)
The Campos team won the second race at Valencia as well and once again fortune smiled on them. Lucas di Grassi collected the win. The GP2 sprint race once again provided more talking points than the feature race after a controversial crash between two former team mates and another twist in the championship battle between … Continue reading Di Grassi lucks in to win as Pantano extends title lead (GP2)
A moment’s misjudgement by Giorgio Pantano at the Hungaroring cost him vital points in the championship. And it handed Bruno Senna an opportunity to reduce the gap between the pair in the title race which the iSport driver did not waste. Senna finished third behind winner Lucas di Grassi and Andreas Zuber, the pair nose-to-tail … Continue reading Disaster for Pantano breathes life into title battle (GP2)