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Lotus to back ART’s GP2 and GP3 teams 21st September 2010, 23:52

Lotus Motorsport and ART Grand Prix have announced a collaboration which will see ART’s GP2, GP2 Asia and GP3 cars named Lotus ART from next year. This raises some questions as it was revealed earlier today that Lotus Racing team principal Tony Fernandes is entering a new team in GP2 next year to be called […]

Fernandes enters Team Air Asia in GP2

Lotus team principal Tony Fernandes has started a new GP2 team. Team Air Asia has been accepted to compete in GP2 and GP2 Asia from 2011 to 2013. GP2 series boss Bruno Michel said: Team Air Asia [...] is a new team built on a strong relationship with a current Formula One team presided by […]

Pastor Maldonado wins GP2 championship 12th September 2010, 10:21

Pastor Maldonado has been confirmed as GP2 champion following this morning’s sprint race at Monza. The Venezuelan driver ended the race in the barriers at the Parabolica on lap one. But with title rival Sergio Perez only able to finish 13th, Maldonado now has an unbeatable lead in the championship. Despite his less than impressive […]

Who will be the new F1 drivers in 2011? 9th August 2010, 9:03

With no movement on the 2011 F1 driver market so far, it looks as though there might not be very many spaces for new drivers next year. But with a 13th team potentially being announced soon and a fresh crop of graduates from GP2 and beyond looking for a way in, we could still see […]

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 H???lkenberg wins GP2 title at Monza 13th September 2009, 10:11

Nico H???lkenberg 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 H???lkenberg’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 H???lkenberg doesn’t need my blessing to make the grade. He’s looking ever more likely to snap up a Williams drive for 2010.