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GP2 2010 season preview: The drivers racing to become F1′s stars of tomorrow 5th May 2010, 19:00
Young drivers backed by Ferrari, McLaren and Renault are among those competing in the new GP2 season which starts this weekend. Winning the category is the best way to get yourself a ticket into F1 – and it’s great racing too. Here’s your guide to the season ahead:
Would more support races help boost crowds at F1′s new venues? 2nd May 2010, 8:45
In the past decade F1 has added races in several countries with little prior history of motor racing. Unsurprisingly, these races have struggled to draw spectators in the same numbers that European races like the British and Italian Grands Prix. What could be done to encourage more people to come to these new races? One [...]
Ten must-watch races of 2010 (Video) 21st February 2010, 11:30
We’re all F1 fanatics here but even with a biggest-ever calendar of 19 races this year that still leaves 33 F1-free weekends. So what’s the other must-see racing action in 2010 this year? Here’s my top ten picks – name yours below.
Michael Schumacher’s three-day GP2 test ‘to develop new components’ 11th January 2010, 12:38
Michael Schumacher will get an early start on his preparations for the 2010 F1 season tomorrow when he gets behind the wheel of a GP2 car for a three-day test at Jerez in Spain. The test has been approved by the FIA, the F1 testing committee and GP2 – and series organiser Bruno Michel stressed [...]
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 [...]