2006 INTERNATIONAL GP2 SERIES ROUND 7 – MAGNY COURS, FRANCE
PRACTICE & QUALIFYING
Returning after a month long break from racing, the GP2 Series prepared in hot conditions at Circuit Nevers Magny-Cours for the seventh round. Fresh from a successful two-day test in Paul Ricard, where Jose was quickest driver, the Super Nova team were optimistic! Free p weiter >>
José María López has taken his first career GP2 series pole position for the first of this weekend’s races at Magny Cours. The Argentine, who finished the all-important mid-season test as the fastest driver of all over the course of the two days for Super Nova International, proved that his pace in testing was weiter >>
The GP2 series gets back to racing ways this weekend as Round 7 of the 2006 season takes place at Circuit Nevers Magny-Cours in the heart of France. After a month without any GP2 racing as the Formula One circus made its annual trip across the pond, and only a two-day test to keep everyone entertained, this weekend is sure to prove a welcome return to action for our teams, driver weiter >>
The GP2 Series 2006 Prize Giving Ceremony featuring the 5th Annual Winning Attitudes Awards is launched today The GP2 series and Gonzalo Rodriguez Memorial Foundation (GRMF) today announces the continuation of their partnership. For the 5th consecutive year the GRMF will host the Winning Attitudes Awards (WAA), in Monza, Italy. This year’s charity dinner will be held together wit weiter >>
After a tough couple of races with various dramas the Super Nova team and their drivers have been working extremely hard to get back on form. Two days of very productive testing at Paul Ricard saw Jose Maria Lopez finish quickest overall driver out of the 26 GP2 cars testing, comfortably setting the pace on new and weiter >>
The GP2 series today anounces its broadcast figures for its inaugural season in 2005 After an enthralling first half to the 2006 season, and as we prepare for our mid-season test in Paul Ricard next week, the GP2 series is today proud to announce the viewership totals from our stunning debut season in 2005. The figures weiter >>
Lewis Hamilton ist auf dem besten Wege der nächste britische Nachwuchsstar zu werden.
Wie in Monaco vor zwei Wochen drückte er vor heimischem Publikum in Silverstone dem GP2-Rennen seinen Stempel auf und konnte beide Läufe für sich gewinnen. Sein ärgster Verfolger Nelson Piquet ist jetzt schon über 20 Punkte in der laufenden Meisterschaftstabelle zurückgefallen und hatte weiter >>
Lewis Hamilton has won the second race at Silverstone today after starting in eighth place. Lewis Hamilton has taken his second double win of the season with a crushing display of speed in race two at Silverstone, storming through the field from eighth on the grid to win by nine seconds fro weiter >>
The Durango team has been excluded from this weekend's event. Read the Steward's decision here. The Stewards received a report from the GP2 Technical Representative which stated that Car no 22 had stopped on lap 16 of the race due to a rear wing failure. On inspection of the broken parts it was his opinion that the lower element of the rear wing had been previously repaired.
position pilote team gap laps best time time #1 time #2 time #3 max speed ideal lap ideal #1 ideal #2 ideal #3 pits pit #1
1 L. Hamilton ART - 23 01'31"313 00'29"120 00'39"226 00'22"967 0 01'31"149 00'28"957 00'39"226 00'22"967 0 -
2 F. Porteiro Campos Racing 00'09"060 23 01'32" weiter >>
2006 INTERNATIONAL GP2 SERIES
ROUND 6 – SILVERSTONE, BRITAIN – 10TH JUNE 2006 RACE ONE
Today’s race in Silverstone unfortunately ended abruptly for Super Nova’s driver Jose Maria Lopez. After a great start passing two cars from his 18th grid position, he was hit from behind, weiter >>
We talk to Timo Glock following his first day with iSport International GP2 Series: How was your first day with iSport?
Timo Glock: I have to be pretty happy with it: straight into the top five, and only two tenths off the pace. It was a pretty good start for us, and the car w weiter >>
Lewis Hamilton has won today's race at Silverstone in front of his adoring home fans from Timo Glock and Adam Carroll. Lewis Hamilton gave his competition a master class in controlling a race in Silverstone this afternoon, managing three safety car periods and his own p weiter >>
position pilote team gap laps best time time #1 time #2 time #3 max speed ideal lap ideal #1 ideal #2 ideal #3 pits pit #1 pit #2
1 L. Hamilton ART - 36 01'32"505 00'29"146 00'40"041 00'23"318 0 01'32"214 00'29"146 00'39"891 00'23"177 1 13 -
2 T. Glock iSport 00'05"014 36 01'33"05 weiter >>
We talk to Adam Carroll after he took his very first GP2 series pole for tomorrow's race.
GP2 Series: It's been a long time coming, but you've got your first pole of the year. How does it feel?
Adam Carroll: Indeed! It's very, very good; obviously we've had a pretty rough season so weiter >>
Local heroes Adam Carroll and Lewis Hamilton will line up on the front row of the GP2 series grid for tomorrow’s race at Silverstone after posting times just 0.004 seconds apart in a close-run qualifying contest. The quickest lap of the session, however, was set by Nelson Piquet Jr, but the Brazilian wi weiter >>
ROUND 6 – SILVERSTONE, BRITAIN – 9TH JUNE 2006
PRACTICE & QUALIFYING
Experiencing unusually hot conditions here at Silverstone, all 26 GP2 cars went out twice today for free practice followed by qualifying at 3.30pm local time. Both Super Nova drivers complained of over steering and lack of grip in the morning practice, although Jose Maria Lope weiter >>
2006 INTERNATIONAL GP2 SERIESROUND 5 – MONACO– 27TH MAY 2006 MONACO RACE
Monaco's race here today lived up to it's reputation as one full of excitment! In a matter of seconds, unable to find a clear path within the narrow first corners, several cars were caught up an incident stopping weiter >>
Lewis Hamilton dominated today's race in Monaco with a lights to flag victory, which pushed the Englishman to a clear championship lead and sent the strongest possible warning to his rivals of his strong title ambitions. Hamilton was never headed during the race, including his pitstop, and collected hi weiter >>
2006 INTERNATIONAL GP2 SERIESFRIDAY PRACTICE & QUALIFYING
With a schedule similar to the old F3000 weekends, the GP2 teams had 30 minutes free practice followed by qualifying this morning, with the drivers getting weighed between sessions. Jose made an impressive s weiter >>
We talk to Olivier Pla after his best qualifying performance of the year for DPR Direxiv GP2 Series: An eventful qualifying session for you today: how did you see it?
Olivier Pla: Actually it was okay: I'm happy but I'm also a little disappointed because I couldn' weiter >>
We talk to Lewis Hamilton, pole-sitter for tomorrow's race in Monaco GP2 Series: Lewis, pole position in Monaco: how does that feel?
Lewis Hamilton: I am absolutely thrilled! We've been quick all day: second quickest this morning, and then in qualifying it was awesome. We made some weiter >>
We talk to Franck Perera, second on tomorrow's grid for Dams. GP2 Series: Franck, second today in Monaco: you must be over the moon.
Franck Perera: Yeah I'm very satisfied, for the team especially, because I think all this season we have been competitive for the sp weiter >>
We talk to Gimmi Bruni, third on tomorrow's grid for Trident Racing GP2 Series: Gimmi, third today: were you happy with your session? Gimmi Bruni: I think maybe GP2 should think about having two sessions because with 26 cars on the circuit it's very difficult weiter >>
Lewis Hamilton has taken pole position for tomorrow’s sole GP2 series race in Monaco after dominating today’s qualifying session. The ART Grand Prix driver was one of the first on track at the start of a busy and disrupted session, and after setting the early pace was never headed. He will be joined on the front weiter >>
Nach den ersten acht Wertungsläufen zur diesjährigen GP2-Serie läuft momentan für Nelson Piquet jr. noch alles nach seinem Masterplan: Er führt weiterhin die Meisterschaft an, doch langsam aber sicher wird die Luft dünner,und das liegt an dem englischen Wunderknaben Lewis Hamilton der nach dem 8. Lauf auf dem C weiter >>
2006 INTERNATIONAL GP2 SERIES ROUND 4 – BARCELONA, SPAIN – 14TH MAY 2006
This weekend has been a tough and testing time for the Super Nova team, with unfortunately no rewards, just feedback to work from for future races. After yesterday’s back of the grid res weiter >>
Ernesto Viso has won today's race in Barcelona from Nelson Piquet Jr and Alex Premat. Ernesto Viso has taken his second GP2 win of the season in a tight but uneventful race two in Barcelona, holding on to beat Nelson Piquet Jr, Alex Premat and Lewis Hamilton to the chequered flag.
Viso w weiter >>
2006 INTERNATIONAL GP2 SERIESROUND 4 – BARCELONA, SPAIN – 13TH MAY 2006 RACE ONE
Early yesterday evening it was confirmed that that Lewis Hamilton and five other drivers would be stripped of their two quickest times for not complying to the yellow flag regul weiter >>
Alex Premat has taken victory from under his ART Grand Prix team-mate's nose on the final lap of today's race in Barcelona
Alex Premat has taken victory on the final lap of race one in Barcelona after tapping teammate and long time leader Lewis Hamilton into a spin, weiter >>
2006 INTERNATIONAL GP2 SERIESROUND 4 – BARCELONA, SPAIN – 12TH MAY 2006QUALIFYING
Morning rain dampened the track for free practice here at the Circuit de Catalunya today, but by qualifying this afternoon the sun had come out and temperatures were high along with team hopes. Sup weiter >>
Check on the new classification from today's qualifying after six drivers were penalised by the stewards
Nelson Piquet Jr will start tomorrow’s race from pole position after Lewis Hamilton and five other drivers had their two best laps stripped from them for not heeding yellow flag warnings. Lewis (ART Grand Prix), Gimmi Bruni (Trident Racing), Nicolas Lapierre (A weiter >>
We ask Xandi the important questions about racing, music and, of course, about girls. GP2 Series: When did you know you wanted to be a racing driver, and why?
Xandi Negrao: I started really young, well not so young really, I was ten and my father was a racing driv weiter >>
1. Nelson A. Piquet Piquet Sport 27 2. Lewis Hamilton ART Grand Prix 26 3. Nicolas Lapierre Arden International 25 4. Gianmaria Bruni Trident Racing 19 5. Ernesto Viso Isport International 19 6. Michael Ammermuller Arden International 17 7. Alex Premat ART Grand Prix 13 8. Jose Maria Lopez Super Nova Int'l 13 weiter >>
We talk to Hiroki Yoshimoto who finished fourth in today's race for BCN Competicion. GP2 Series:Do you feel that your first GP2 win got away from you today?
Hiroki Yoshimoto: The first one or two laps when he caught me I thought I could weiter >>
ROUND 3 – NURBURGRING, GERMANY – 07TH MAY 2006 RACE TWO
Several cars stalled at the beginning of the warm up lap this morning, altering the grid line up for today’s sprint race here in Germany. iSport’s Ernesto Viso, one of whom had to start from the pit lane left a weiter >>
We talk to Jose Maria Lopez, third in today's race for Super Nova International GP2 Series:
After the heartache of yesterday you must be very happy with a podium today.
Jose Maria Lopez: After yesterday I was a little bit disappointed to lose th weiter >>
We talk to Nicolas Lapierre, second in today's race for Arden International GP2 Series:
Nicolas, it looked like a tough race but you got another podium and you’re third in the championship. You must be delighted.
We talk to Adam Carroll who scored a double points finish at the Nurburgring for Racing Engineering. GP2 Series:
So how was your race today?
Adam Carroll: Today wasn't bad: I got a good start and moved up to third, and the race panned out from there weiter >>
We catch up with Lewis Hamilton after his astonishing double win at the Nurburgring GP2 Series:
Lewis, congratulations. I’m not sure if you’re aware but the first and only driver in 2005 to have scored two wins in the same weekend in the GP2 series was Nico Rosberg. This weeken weiter >>
Lewis Hamilton has taken victory in today’s race at the Nürburgring after a sensational display which saw him overcome a drive-through penalty to win by almost 20 seconds. The ART Grand Prix driver was joined on the podium by his team-mate Alex Prémat in second an weiter >>
2006 INTERNATIONAL GP2 SERIES- RACE ONE
The 35 lap race got off to a great start for Super Nova driver Jose Maria Lopez here in sunny Nurburgring today, seeing him move up from 5th to 2nd behind Lewis Hamilton. Fairuz Fauzy who started from the back of the grid weiter >>