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Bruno Senna masters wet conditions to win at Silverstone (GP2)

It’s a shame that Bruno Senna’s every move in motor racing evokes parallels with his uncle. But his victory at a soaking wet Silverstone in today’s GP2 race brought back strong memories of Ayrton Senna’s ttriumph in similar conditions at the same track 20 years earlier.
Luca Filippi started from pole position courtesy of his eighth [...]

Video: Romain Grosjean and Kamui Kobayashi tangle in GP2

Here is a video of the moment Romain Grosjean squandered his lead in last week’s GP2 race.

The ART driver ran wide under a safety car period and was later judged to have broken the rules in defending his position illegally from Kamui Kobyashi.
You can read more about the Grosjean-Kobayashi incident at F1Fanatic and read my [...]

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: Alvaro Parente wins on debut in Barcelona

Alavaro Parente won on his first appearance for Super Nova in GP2 in the feature race at the Circuit de Catalunya, withstanding race-long pressure from Bruno Senna.
It was a very impressive performance from the Renault World Series champion, who started second on the grid but took an instant lead when pole sitter Pastor Maldonado stalled.
Romain [...]

Romain Grosjean wins GP2 Asia title

Romain Grosjean didn’t finish the GP2 Asia race at Bahrain this morning but by setting fastest lap he did enough to guarantee the title.
From eighth on the grid Grosjean was in the lead by the end of the first lap and streaking away. But brake failure ended his hopes of victory in the second half [...]

Grosjean impresses again in Sepang

He may not have won either of the race but for me Romain Grosjean was the star of the GP2 Asia races at Sepang.
He stuck his ART car on pole by over three-quarters of a second, before becoming the something-hundredth driver to stall the notoriously flaky Mk 1 GP2 machine. Once he got going again [...]

F3 Euro Nogaro 2: Buemi hangs on to win

The championship contenders took a win apiece at Nogaro as Sebastien Buemi took a narrow win ahead of a host of pursuing ASM rivals.
Buemi benefitted from second-placed Franck Mailleux stalling at the start to leap from sixth to second on lap one.
Edoardo Mortara took the lead but lost it when he was called in to [...]

F3 Euro Nogaro 1: Grosjean wins as ASM dominate

Romain Grosjean cruised to a straightforward win at Nogaro with his ASM team mates in tow.
Kamui Kobayashi followed him - a little too closely at times - to take second, while Nico Hulkenberg completed an ASM podium with third.
Sebastien Buemi took fourth at the start and remained their till the end of a race that [...]

F3 Euro Nurburgring 2: Schlegelmilch snatches win

Harald Schlegelmilch became the latest reverse grid hero in the F3 Euroseries. He started from pole having finished eighth in yesterday’s race and kept the field at bay with an excellent display of defensive driving.
Title duellists Grosjean and Buemi could do nothing to unseat the Latvian - who hadn’t even scored a point before the [...]

F3 Euro Zandvoort 2: Hülkenberg wins in wet

Nico Hülkenberg took a fine win in pouring rain - but he may lose the victory as the stewards began an investigation into whether he had made a pass under yellow flags.
Championship duellists Sebastian Buemi and Romain Grosjean were second and third.

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