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Di Grassi lucks in to win as Pantano extends title lead (GP2)

The Campos team won the second race at Valencia as well and once again fortune smiled on them. Lucas di Grassi collected the win.
The GP2 sprint race once again provided more talking points than the feature race after a controversial crash between two former team mates and another twist in the championship battle between Giorgio [...]

Title rivals Pantano and Senna stop on final lap at Valencia (GP2)

The GP2 feature race at the Circuito Urbano Valencia came to a surprising end as title rivals Giorgio Pantano and Bruno Senna both ran out of fuel on the final lap.
Pantano had run away with the race from pole position and was poised to win when his car rolled to a halt on the final [...]

Luca Filippi and Sakon Yamamoto ride the GP2 merry-go-round

Luca Filippi has lost his ART seat to ex-Formula 1 driver Sakon Yamamoto.
In the latest GP2 driver market move Filippi has switched to Arden taking Yelmer Buurman’s place, leaving the Dutchman without a drive.
Rumours suggest a falling-out between Filippi and ART, allegedly because the team neglected the Italian while favouring Romain Grosjean, who won the [...]

Sebastien Buemi masters tricky conditions to head Arden 1-2

A damp race track made for a thrilling GP2 sprint race at Magny-Cours. The race came to those who had the courage to start on slick tyres - and the Arden team took best advantage to score a one-two finish.
Mike Conway led the early, tentative laps on wet weather tyres while Jerom d’Ambrosio had a [...]

GP2: Giorgio Pantano wins Istanbul feature

Giorgio Pantano took his sixth career win in GP2 with an emphatic victory from pole position in the feature race at Istanbul.
He made a perfect start and was never troubled by Romain Grosjean, who spent the race keeping Andreas Zuber at arm’s length.
Even a late safety car period failed to shake Pantano’s iron grip on [...]

Buemi handed Sentul trophy by stewards

I expected the stewards to get involved after today’s GP2 Asia race, and they did, but not for the reasons I was expecting!
As I suspected Luca Filippi lost his win but it was for having his team mate’s tyres fitted to his car, not for completing an extra lap at the end. Sebastien Buemi who [...]

Luca Filippi wins bizarre Sentul GP2 Asia race

Just watched the first GP2 Asia race from Sentul - it verged on farce at times but the closing stages were pure drama. Luca Filippi won from Sebastien Buemi, but they were so absorbed on their battle they completed an extra lap, which leaves me wondering if they might be disqualified.
The GP2 Asia cars have [...]

Romain Grosjean dominates on GP2 Asia debut

GP2 Asia held its inaugural event at Dubai over the weekend. All bar one of the teams from the European series were present, using the same cars as the championship ran from 2005-7.
New ART Grand Prix driver Romain Grosjean took a dominant double win, scoring pole in the first race. Only Bruno Senna (driving for [...]

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 [...]

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