New challenge and new faces for the second round of the new season.
Schilke, GP2 correspondent
Arthur Pic concludes the year with a race victory and five further podiums from two MRF Challenge rounds at Bahrain International Circuit.
Barwa Addax Team all out for the second race of the season.
Daniel Abt: "All in all we have a great car and I hope that we can have good results in Barcelona finally.”
Stefano claimed 6th starting spot, while Marciello - 9th.
High asphalt temperatures has given big problems to the dirvers.
Two new drivers, Stefano Coletti and Raffaele Marciello - a new line-up for a new season.
Tomorrow’s Sprint Race will see Fabio start from 8th on the reversed grid and with a great chance of finishing on the podium again.
Alongside Jolyon Palmer this season with DAMS , Stéphane Richelmi knows that his ambitious teammate will be for him a source of motivation.
The fourth GP2 season for Palmer, this time witw DAMS team.
Alexander Rossi's 2013 GP2 debut with Caterham Racing saw him place third in the feature race.
Arthur Pic now travels to Europe for round two of the campaign at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on May 9-11.
A mixed race for the Racing Engineering team with Stefano taking 4th place which will put him 5th on tomorrow’s reversed grid.
Racing Engineering car made contact with the nose of the Caterham car of Rossi causing damage to the sidepod and the turning vane.
The nomination for GP2 in Bahrain was once more an even more extreme selection than the compounds chosen for Formula One.
Sam Bird: ""Apparently, in Russia they call a bird, which symbolises good luck "Blue Bird". I wear a blue suit and my name is Bird, so obviously the team are nicknaming me Blue Bird."