Pastor Maldonado wins GP2 championship

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Pastor Maldonado has been confirmed as GP2 champion following this morning’s sprint race at Monza.

The Venezuelan driver ended the race in the barriers at the Parabolica on lap one. But with title rival Sergio Perez only able to finish 13th, Maldonado now has an unbeatable lead in the championship.

Despite his less than impressive performance in the championship clincher, Maldonado has won six times this year en route to becoming the sixth GP2 champion.

Rumours have linked him and sponsor PDVSA to various F1 teams in 2011 including Sauber.

There are two race left in the GP2 season, but as they are both supporting the F1 season finale in Abu Dhabi, the drivers have a two month break between now and the next round.

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