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.
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
Nicolas Lapierre finally took his first GP2 win in his third year in the series. Timo Glock finished second, as he did in the first race, while first round winner Luca Filippi completed the podium. Borja Garcia could only manage fourth having started on pole. But Briton Mike Conway evoked memories of Lewis Hamilton’s performance … Continue reading GP2 Bahrain 2: First win for Lapierre