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GP2: Kobayashi triumphs as Grosjean cracks under pressure

Romain Grosjean had victory in the GP2 sprint race at the Circuit de Catalunya in the palm of his hand - until he threw it all away with a mistake behind the safety car folowed by a rash defensive move.
Grosjean moved up from fourth to second at the run to the first corner as Kamui [...]

GP2 Valencia Sprint: Glock wins race and title

Timo Glock has won the 2007 GP2 championship after cruising to his fifth win of the year in the final race of the year at Valencia.
The German was never headed as Brazilian title rival Lucas di Grassi struggled to make progress through the field.
Glock, test driver for the BMW F1 team who made four starts [...]

GP2 Valencia Feature: Petrov leads Campos 1-2

Timo Glock is set to claim the GP2 title in tomorrow’s sprint race after edging further clear of rival Lucas di Grassi in the sprint race at Valencia today. Glock finished seventh in a race that began in damp conditions and saw di Grassi spin off early on.
Campos Racing scored a one-two win with Vitaly [...]

GP2 Spa-Francorchamps sprint: Chandhok wins for Durango

Karun Chandhok scored his first GP2 win in the sprint race after an excellent pass on Andy Soucek.
But the dramatic development in the championship saw Timo Glock fail to even start the race after his was hit by Ricardo Risatti’s car on the way to the dummy grid.
With rival Lucas di Grassi finishing on the [...]

GP2 Hungary Sprint: Who else but Villa?

It’s a GP2 sprint race so it must be a win for Javier Villa? Yes, but he had to work harder for it than he did at the Nurburgring or Magny-Cours.
Adrian Zaugg took the lead early on before a collision with Roldan Rodriguez set up a battle between Villa and Adam Carroll.
But it was another [...]

GP2 Hungary Feature: Carroll triumphs again

Adam Carroll underlined the fact that he belongs in single seater racing with his second win since returning to GP2 seven races ago.
He triumphed in the sprint race that was interrupted by a frightening crash for Luca Filippi which the Italian fortunately escaped without injury.
But championship points leader Timo Glock failed to score despite starting [...]

GP2 Nurburgring sprint: Villa dominates

Javier Villa dominated the sprint race at the Nurburgring taking a consummate lights-to-flag victory.
But the tense battle for second place was fought until the dying stages.

GP2 France spint race: Villa’s maiden win

Javier Villa became the seventh different GP2 winner in as many races with a cool win in damp conditions at Magny-Cours.
Villa took the win after early leader Nicolas Lapierre crashed out - and gave his Racing Engineering team a boost after team mate Ernesto Viso’s frightening crash yesterday.

GP2 France feature race: Pantano wins messy race

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 the other [...]

GP2 Barcelona sprint: Glock to the front

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.

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