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Thu 29 Sep 2005
Bahrain: Coloni Motorsport race one report
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Bahrain: Coloni Motorsport race one report

A race of mixed emotions for Coloni. Coloni Motorsport were left with mixed emotions after race one at the Bahrain International Circuit after new driver Ferdinando Monfardini was running in a strong fourth position before an electrical problem...

Bahrain: Racing Engineering race one report
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Bahrain: Racing Engineering race one report

A race to forget for Racing Engineering Racing Engineering had a day to forget in Bahrain when problems in qualifying meant that the team was unable to fight for points in the penultimate race in the 2005 GP2 championship. Bahrain was the...

Bahrain: Race one report
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Bahrain: Race one report

Nico strides to the title Nico Rosberg has won today's GP2 series race at the Bahrain International Circuit from his ART Grand Prix team-mate Alex Prémat, and championship rival Heikki Kovalainen (Arden International). Having set pole position...

Bahrain International Circuit race one summary
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Bahrain International Circuit race one summary

Rosberg Takes the Championship in an Exhilarating Final Manama, 29 September 2005: The first day of the final round of the GP2 Championship Series saw some incredible, tense racing from the two championship rivals, Rosberg and Kovalainen, in...

Bahrain: Direxiv race one report
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Bahrain: Direxiv race one report

The Direxiv Motorsport drivers Hiroki Yoshimoto, Clivio Piccione and Olivier Pla, struggled for grip in the Bahrain heat in the penultimate GP2 race. All three drivers were given the unexpected bonus of starting two places higher after Nelson...

Bahrain: Renault race one report
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Bahrain: Renault race one report

Heikki Kovalainen GP2 Vice Champion Heikki Kovalainen finishes third of the first race in the GP2 last round in Bahrain. With 9 points behind Rosberg, Heikki is crowned vice champion; after a fantastic race, Jose Maria Lopez finishes ...

Bahrain: Clivio Piccione race one report
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Bahrain: Clivio Piccione race one report

Clivio continues to be plagued by a lack of traction to finish 13th Clivio got off to a strong start in race 1 in Bahrain to pull up from 12th on the grid to 9th by the end of lap 1. Posting competitive lap times he was in 7th position when he...

Bahrain: Clivio Piccione qualifying report
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Bahrain: Clivio Piccione qualifying report

Clivio battles with understeer and traction to qualify 12th Under a blazing sun, Clivio made his first outing at the Bahrain International Circuit to complete two half-hour Qualifying sessions ahead of Race 1 this afternoon in a new format for...

Bahrain: Direxiv Motorsport qualifying report
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Bahrain: Direxiv Motorsport qualifying report

The Direxiv Motorsport drivers Clivio Piccione, Hiroki Yoshimoto and Olivier Pla were left scratching their heads after qualifying for the GP2 finale in Bahrain. Because the event is not supporting Formula 1 the format was altered slightly, and ...

Bahrain: Qualifying report
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Bahrain: Qualifying report

Title chasers take Bahrain front row Nico Rosberg (ART Grand Prix) will start this afternoon's GP2 series race from pole position after setting the quickest overall laptime in this morning's two Qualifying sessions. The German's lap of 1:44.643...

Bahrain race 1 results
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Bahrain race 1 results

Pos Driver Team Gap --- -------------------- -------------------- ---------- 1. Nico Rosberg ART 34 laps 2. Alex Premat ART 11.500 3. Heikki...

Rosberg grabs Bahrain pole
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Rosberg grabs Bahrain pole

The GP Series closes out their inaugural season with the two top drivers in the title fight taking the front row for the first race at the Bahrain International Circuit. Nico Rosberg grabbed the pole with a time of 1:44.643, just besting his top...

Bahrain qualifying times
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Bahrain qualifying times

Pos Driver Team Time Gap To 1st --- -------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- ---------- 1. Nico Rosberg ART 1:44.643 2. Heikki Kovalainen Arden...

Wed 28 Sep 2005
Bahrain: Season finale preview
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Bahrain: Season finale preview

A desert storm awaits After 21 hard-fought races over eleven events in nine countries, the GP2 series reaches the conclusion of its 2005 season in the Kingdom of Bahrain this week. The final two races of the year, in our tenth nation, will see...

Bahrain: Clivio Piccione preview
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Bahrain: Clivio Piccione preview

Clivio looks ahead to the last GP2 weekend in Bahrain As the GP2 series heads to the heat of the desert in Bahrain for the final races of the season, Clivio Piccione reflects on the first year of the Championship before taking to the Bahrain ...

Sun 18 Sep 2005
Speed is the name and the gameHeadline

Speed is the name and the game

Scott Speed. His name says it all and the 22-year-old Californian is firmly headed for the big time in motorsports: the FIA Formula One Championship.

Sat 17 Sep 2005
Monfardini to replace Vilander in Bahrain
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Monfardini to replace Vilander in Bahrain

GP2: MONFARDINI TO REPLACE VILANDER IN BAHRAIN Ferdinando Monfardini will race for Coloni Motorsport in the final two rounds of the 2005 GP2 series at Bahrain as a replacement for Toni Vilander, who will return to Italy...

Wed 14 Sep 2005
Bahrain ready for season finale
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Bahrain ready for season finale

Down to the Wire Manama, 13 September 2005: The winner of the 2005 GP2 Drivers' Championship shall remain a mystery until the chequered flag is waved in the second of two races in Bahrain on September 30. There are just three ...

Spa: Arden race report
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Spa: Arden race report

No points for Kovalainen despite Spa speed Heikki Kovalainen failed to score any points over the Spa weekend despite leading the first of two dramatic wet races. Unfortunately Heikki has lost the series lead to Nico Rosberg. He now trails the...

Carroll survives to win shortened Spa sprintHeadline
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Carroll survives to win shortened Spa sprint

Adam Carroll won today's sprint race in the GP2 Series at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, which ended early on lap nine with reg flags due to a major crash involving Neel Jani and Hiroki Yoshimoto at Eau Rouge. Adam Carroll. Photo by GP2...

Tue 13 Sep 2005
Spa: ART Grand Prix race one, two report
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Spa: ART Grand Prix race one, two report

Champions! The ART Grand Prix team concluded the Belgian weekend for the GP2 championship by securing the first ever teams' championship crown in this new series, a title delivered with excellence by their two drivers, Nico Rosberg and Alexandre...

Mon 12 Sep 2005
Monza: DAMS race one report
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Monza: DAMS race one report

LOPEZ SUFFERED MECHANICAL FAILURE PROBLEM, FAUZY TAKES 14TH POSITION Monza, 3rd September 2005 From the 5th position on the grid Jose Maria LOPEZ took a perfect start in today's Monza GP2 long race. Coming into the 1st chicane, Jose had a ...

Monza: Racing Engineering race one report
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Monza: Racing Engineering race one report

Mixed first race for Racing Engineering Borja Garcia had all the ingredients to repeat his excellent result from Turkey, but unfortunately a maneuver from an overeager competitor destroyed Borja's work over the weekend. Neel Jani finished ...

Monza: Arden International race report
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Monza: Arden International race report

Another win for Heikki in Monza Heikki Kovalainen has retained his GP2 series lead over rival Nico Rosberg following a weekend of mixed fortunes in Monza that included a memorable victory on Saturday. Heikki put the Arden car on pole, gaining...

Monza: ART Grand Prix race report
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Monza: ART Grand Prix race report

The Monza circuit, European temple of speed, presented a new challenge for the ART Grand Prix team where they managed to consolidate their positions in the driver and team championships. Second and fourth on the starting grid for the first race,...

Standings after Spa
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Standings after Spa

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team Points --- ------------------------- -------------------- ---------- 1. Nico Rosberg ART Grand Prix 102 2. Heikki Kovalainen Arden ...

Spa: Racing Engineering race two report
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Spa: Racing Engineering race two report

Podium for Racing Engineering's Borja García in Spa Racing Engineering's Borja Garcia, starting the race from third position on the grid, finished the heavily rain affected Sunday GP2 race in an excellent second position. Borja's teammate Neel...

Spa: Race two report
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Spa: Race two report

Carroll wins as ART wraps up title Adam Carroll has won today's GP2 series race at Spa Francorchamps as heavy rain and a large accident ended the race on lap 11 of 18. Adam, who also set the fastest lap, was followed home in the final ...

Spa: Direxiv Mootrsport race two report
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Spa: Direxiv Mootrsport race two report

The Direxiv Motorsport drivers Olivier Pla, Hiroki Yoshimoto and Clivio Piccione battled the elements in the second GP2 race at Spa-Francorchamps, which was held in torrential wet conditions. Yoshimoto (BCN) was lucky to escape unhurt following a...

Spa: DPR race one, two report
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Spa: DPR race one, two report

DPR SURVIVE THE STORM (JUST) The Ardennes region's weather, unpredictable at best and incessant at worst, threw all it had at the GP2 teams this weekend at the Spa-Franchorchamps circuit. By the time the teams lined up for the first race, not...

Spa: Clivio Piccione race two report
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Spa: Clivio Piccione race two report

Race suspension leaves Clivio in 16th position Clivio Piccione finished the suspended second race of the weekend in Spa in 16th position. Initially the race was delayed for one hour due to repairs on a safety barrier incurred in the previous ...

Spa race two results (revised)
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Spa race two results (revised)

Pos Driver Team Gap --- -------------------- -------------------- ---------- 1. Adam Carroll Super Nova 2. Borja Garcia Racing Engineering 16.300 3. Ernesto Viso BCN ...

Spa: DAMS team race one report
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Spa: DAMS team race one report

LOPEZ 10TH AND FAUZY 13TH IN A BUSY RACE Today's long race in the first ever GP2 event in Spa has been a busy moment for team managers and drivers with changing weather, accidents and safety cars. DAMS took a bet with changing weather ...

Sun 11 Sep 2005
Standings after Istanbul
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Standings after Istanbul

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team Points --- ------------------------- -------------------- ---------- 1. Heikki Kovalainen Arden International 85 2. Nico Rosberg ART Grand Prix...

Spa: Racing Engineering race one report
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Spa: Racing Engineering race one report

Borja Garcia scores in Spa In a race rich in incidents and with the safety car joining the track four times, Racing Engineering's drivers faced mixed fortunes in race one at Spa. While Neel Jani stalled at the start of the race,hBorja Garcia ...

Spa: Clivio Piccione race one report
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Spa: Clivio Piccione race one report

Safety Car dominates race one in Spa as Clivio finishes 12th Clivio Piccione crossed the finish line in 12Th position after an incident- filled first race which saw the Safety Car being deployed four times over the course of 26 laps. The...