Grid finalised for 2007 season With just over a week until the 2007 season of the GP2 Series kicks off in Bahrain, the final seat in the category has been filled, thus completing our full line-up for the year. The last remaining seat of the ...
Grid finalised for 2007 season
With just over a week until the 2007 season of the GP2 Series kicks off in Bahrain, the final seat in the category has been filled, thus completing our full line-up for the year.
The last remaining seat of the #19 BCN Competicion car has been taken by Ho-Pin Tung, the 2006 German F3 champion. Ho-Pin will be the first Chinese driver to take part in the GP2 Series and his signing brings the total number of nationalities represented in the championship to 15.
Brazil has the largest representation on the grid with five drivers, as Spain runs a close second with four drivers. Along with China, 2007 sees South Africa, Denmark and India represented in the Formula One feeder category for the first time.
Of all the statistics however, it is perhaps most interesting to note that of the 26 drivers who will line up in Bahrain next week, half will be making their debuts in the GP2 Series.
<pre> Car # Driver License Team Name 1 Michael Ammermüller GER ART Grand Prix 2 Lucas Di Grassi BRA ART Grand Prix 3 Alexandre Negrão BRA Minardi Piquet Sports 4 Roldan Rodriguez ESP Minardi Piquet Sports 5 Timo Glock GER iSport International 6 Andreas Zuber UAE iSport International 7 Bruno Senna BRA Arden International 8 Adrian Zaugg ZA Arden International 9 Antonio Pizzonia BRA Petrol Ofisi FMS International 10 Jason Tahinci TUR Petrol Ofisi FMS International 11 Pastor Maldonado VEN Trident Racing 12 Kohei Hirate JPN Trident Racing 14 Javier Villa ESP Racing Engineering 15 Sergio Jimenez BRA Racing Engineering 16 Luca Filippi ITA Super Nova International 17 Mike Conway GBR Super Nova International 18 Sakon Yamamoto JPN BCN Competicion 19 Ho-Ping Tung CHN BCN Competicion 20 Christian Bakkerud DK DPR 21 Andy Soucek ESP DPR 22 Kazuki Nakajima JPN Dams 23 Nicolas Lapierre FRA Dams 24 Giorgio Pantano ITA Campos Grand Prix 25 Vitaly Petrov RUS Campos Grand Prix 26 Borja Garcia ESP Durango 27 Karun Chandhok IND Durango
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