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Test driver Soucek leaves Virgin 11th August 2010, 13:13

Virgin test driver Andy Soucek has officially left the team. The Spanish driver cited a lack of opportunities to drive the VR-01 as being part of the reason for him leaving the outfit. Soucek’s departure leaves GP2 racer Luiz Razia as the team’s only reserve driver. A statement released by Soucek’s management said: Andy and […]

Virgin replace Parente with Soucek 23rd February 2010, 9:00

Andy Soucek has taken Alvaro Parente’s place as third driver at Virgin. Soucek, who won the Formula Two championship last year, drove for Williams in the young drivers’ test at Jerez at the end of 2009. Parente lost his place as the team’s third driver after planned sponsorship from the Portuguese tourism institute failed to […]

Pastor Maldonado snatches win from Jerome d’Ambrosio (GP2) 7th September 2008, 10:51

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 wins at Spa; Bruno Senna gets penalty (GP2) 6th September 2008, 17:22

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 […]

Sebastien Buemi wins as Senna closes on Pantano (GP2) 3rd August 2008, 10:30

Sebastien Buemi scored his second win in a sprint race this year with a measured drive at the Hungaroring. The Swiss driver capitalised on a mistake by early leader Andy Soucek halfway through the race and smoothly pulled out a commanding lead in the heat at Hungary. Bruno Senna made up vital ground in his […]

Disaster for Pantano breathes life into title battle (GP2) 2nd August 2008, 16:32

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 […]

Bruno Senna masters wet conditions to win at Silverstone (GP2) 6th July 2008, 10:51

It’s a shame that Bruno Senna’s every move in motor racing evokes parallels with his uncle. But his victory at a soaking wet Silverstone in today’s GP2 race brought back strong memories of Ayrton Senna’s triumph in similar conditions at the same track 20 years earlier. Luca Filippi started from pole position courtesy of his […]

GP2: Senna and Conway win at Monaco 24th May 2008, 16:08

Wins for Bruno Senna and Mike Conway on the streets of Monaco means GP2 has had six different winners in as many races. The drivers’ championship remains wide open as Senna is tied for the lead with Giorgio Pantano. Senna won the feature race after beating Monaco specialist Pastor Maldonado away at the start. Conway […]

Eight cars crash on first lap, Bruno Senna hits a dog, it’s another GP2 sprint race 11th May 2008, 10:36

A frantic GP2 sprint race saw eight drivers eliminated on the first lap and a safety car period after one car struck and apparently killed a dog. The safety car was summoned before the first lap was completed as Pastor Maldonado, Andreas Zuber, Ho-Pin Tung, Yelmer Buurmanm Andy Soucek, Jerome d’Ambrosio and Adrian Valles all […]

Romain Grosjean dominates on GP2 Asia debut 28th January 2008, 17:33

New ART Grand Prix driver Romain Grosjean took a dominant double win in the first ever GP2 Asia round in Dubai.