GP2 articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Nico Hülkenberg wins GP2 title at Monza 13th September 2009, 10:11
Nico Hülkenberg has taken a step closer to becoming an F1 driver in 2010 by winning the GP2 championship at Monza. He adds the title to his roster of trophies including the 2005 Formula BMW championship, 2006-07 A1 Grand Prix series and 2008 F3 Euroseries title.
Nico Hülkenberg’s GP2 form points towards 2010 F1 debut for Williams 6th August 2009, 7:00
The last rookie looking for his F1 break I wrote about found himself making his Grand Prix debut 17 days after I wrote about him. But on his form in GP2 Nico Hülkenberg doesn’t need my blessing to make the grade. He’s looking ever more likely to snap up a Williams drive for 2010.
Eurosport to broadcast GP2 in the UK 7th July 2009, 13:42
British fans will be able to watch F1′s top feeder series once again following the collapse of previous broadcaster Setanta. Eurosport has confirmed a deal to show the series until the end of 2009 and the two following seasons: British Eurosport is proud to announce that the GP2 Series has arrived on the channel, where [...]
BBC F1 is great but motor sport coverage in Britain is getting worse 10th June 2009, 7:00
BBC F1 are doing a marvellous job in their first year back as F1′s broadcasters in Britain. That much is clear on the live blogs whenever fans outside Britain get a glimpse of BBC’s work and comment on how good it is. But although it’s great to finally see some improvement in Formula 1 broadcasting, [...]
Grosjean vaults into barrier in huge Monaco GP2 crash 23rd May 2009, 17:24
A frightening accident saw Renault F1 team test driver Romain Grosjean hurtling high into the barriers at Tabac during today’s GP2 race at Monaco.
Stewards take hard line on turn one 22nd May 2009, 16:16
The stewards at the Monaco Grand Prix have set an important precedent ahead of Sunday’s Grand Prix by giving eight GP2 drivers 25-second penalties for cutting the first corner on lap one. The tough penalty has played havoc with the finishing order of this morning’s feature race. Lucas di Grassi, Nico Hulkenberg, Javier Villa, Roldan [...]
Which of this year’s GP2 drivers – and teams – could be in Formula 1 soon? 5th May 2009, 7:00
The GP2 championship kicks off at the Circuit de Catalunya this weekend with 26 drivers hoping to follow the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Timo Glock and Nico Rosberg into Formula 1. But it’s not just the drivers who are looking for places in F1 – several of the teams are eyeing a step up under [...]
GP2 2009 drivers and teams in pictures 4th May 2009, 21:00
The GP2 series enters its fifth championship at the Circuit de Catalunya this weekend. All the teams have announced their drivers so far except Trident and DPR – the latter having confirmed Michael Herck but not his team mate. David Price has sold the team to Michael’s father Andre, so it remains to be seen [...]
Promising GP2 line-up taking shape for 2009 27th February 2009, 14:41
The GP2 line-up for 2009 looks very promising with several top drivers retaining their seats and some intriguing new talent entering the championship. Lucas di Grassi is back for a fourth attempt at the series. Di Grassi, runner-up in 2007 and third last year despite only contesting part of the season, must be the title [...]
No GP2 on BBC in 2009 25th February 2009, 22:52
The BBC’s comprehensive F1 coverage plan will sadly not extend to GP2 race coverage, or any of the other usual support races at F1 weekends. This was confirmed by interactive TV editor Matt Millington on the Sport Editors’ Blog, who offered no reason why the decision had been taken: Unfortunately, we are unable to offer [...]