Lucas di Grassi took his first win of 2007 and the championship lead along with it. He profited from poor luck for title rival Timo Glock who narrowly missed out on a podium finish after a stirring drive. Giorgio Pantano finished second ahead of Adam Carroll who scraped across the line ahead of Glock.
It’s a GP2 sprint race so it must be a win for Javier Villa? Yes, but he had to work harder for it than he did at the Nurburgring or Magny-Cours. Adrian Zaugg took the lead early on before a collision with Roldan Rodriguez set up a battle between Villa and Adam Carroll. But it … Continue reading GP2 Hungary Sprint: Who else but Villa?
Adam Carroll underlined the fact that he belongs in single seater racing with his second win since returning to GP2 seven races ago. He triumphed in the sprint race that was interrupted by a frightening crash for Luca Filippi which the Italian fortunately escaped without injury. But championship points leader Timo Glock failed to score … Continue reading GP2 Hungary Feature: Carroll triumphs again
Javier Villa dominated the sprint race at the Nurburgring taking a consummate lights-to-flag victory. But the tense battle for second place was fought until the dying stages.
Timo Glock ended his run of poor results and became the first driver this year to win two races with a consummate drive in front of his home crowd. Glock was beaten into the lead by Lucas di Grassi but easily took the lead later in the race and won with a comfortable margin. It … Continue reading GP2 Nurburgring feature: Home win for Glock
Javier Villa became the seventh different GP2 winner in as many races with a cool win in damp conditions at Magny-Cours. Villa took the win after early leader Nicolas Lapierre crashed out – and gave his Racing Engineering team a boost after team mate Ernesto Viso’s frightening crash yesterday.
Giorgio Pantano became the sixth driver to win in as many races after a fraught encounter at Magny-Cours. The race was stopped after a frightening crash that Ernesto Viso was extraordinarily lucky to escape from. The Venezuelan struck the rear of Michael Ammermuller’s ART car, barrel rolling along a section of barrier and landing on … Continue reading GP2 France feature race: Pantano wins messy race
Pastor Maldonado repeated his Monaco Renault World Series race win of 2006 in this year’s GP2 race. The Venezuelan comfortably took pole from Giorgio Pantano by 0.3s and led the Italian home in the race as well. Behind them came the championship top three – Timo Glock, Luca Fillipi and Lucas di Grassi.
Having claimed 2006 GP2 champion Lewis Hamilton for his Formula 1 team, Ron Dennis is not impressed with this year’s crop of racers in the F1 feeder series: “I don’t feel it is a particularly competitive field this year… Bruno Senna and Timo Glock should probably share the races out between them. I cannot see … Continue reading Ron Dennis not impressed with GP2 field
Timo Glock took the GP2 victory he’s been threatening all year by scorching through to first from eighth at Barcelona. He became the fourth different driver to win in the first four rounds of GP2. Behind him Javier Villa impressively kept pace with the leaders to hold second.
Bruno Senna took his first win in GP2 with a consummate drive at the Circuit de Catalunya. He took advantage of a strategic mis-step by Timo Glock and the ISport team. Glock led the race from pole position but chose not to make his compulsory pit stop early following a safety car period. A series … Continue reading GP2 Barcelona feature: Senna’s first win
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Giorgio Pantano, Antonio Pizzonia, Timo Glock. All ex-F1 drivers whose first cracks at the sport didn’t go according to plan. Now they are in F1’s semi-official ‘feeder’ series GP2. Indeed two of them – Pantano and Pizzonia – are being paid for their services, which is almost unheard of in this kind of category. But … Continue reading Does GP2 have too many ex-F1 drivers?