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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 [...]

Fauzy wins another shambolic race at Sentul

Fairuz Fauzy converted pole position into victory in the wet sprint race at Sentul. But he was helped by the fact that so few laps were completed at race speed.
Little had apparently been done to correct the numerous embarrassing organisational problems evident in yesterday’s race - cars were left in gravel traps for laps at [...]

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 [...]

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