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Sun 02 Oct 2005
Rosberg closes the season in fine style in Bahrain
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Rosberg closes the season in fine style in Bahrain

As the true champion that he is -- since yesterday -- Nico Rosberg became today in the first-ever driver to win both GP2 races of the weekend, as he swept his rivals in the sprint competition on the Bahrain International Circuit. "This is just a...

Sat 01 Oct 2005
Bahrain: Renault race report
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Bahrain: Renault race report

Jose Maria Lopez finishes in style The GP2 season wrapped up with a good performance from Argentinean RDD driver Jose Maria Lopez. He finished 4th in the Friday race after a good drive. He ends up 9th in the drivers' championship. Members of...

Heikki Kovaliainen - Renault interview
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Heikki Kovaliainen - Renault interview

Following the outcome of the GP2 Series championship, the Renault Driver Development member, Heikki Kovalainen, took time to talk to renaultf1.com about the day's event. Heikki, you and Nico Rosberg have had a good battle towards the end of the...

Bahrain: ART Grand Prix race report
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Bahrain: ART Grand Prix race report

GP2 SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP 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...

Fri 30 Sep 2005
Rosberg snares inaugural championship in BahrainHeadline
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Rosberg snares inaugural championship in Bahrain

Nico Rosberg snared the first GP2 Series drivers' championship with the win in the first race at Bahrain International Circuit on Thursday, September 29, 2005. A remarkable accomplishment for the young Finnish-German racer, especially considering...

Bahrain: Bridgestone end of season summary
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Bahrain: Bridgestone end of season summary

GP2 Series Champion Nico Rosberg claims $100,000 Bridgestone Prize After 12 rounds comprising of 23 thrilling races against the best of the world's rising talent in single-seater racing, German hotshot, Nico Rosberg, was finally crowned the...

Bahrain: Racing Engineering race two report
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Bahrain: Racing Engineering race two report

No joy for Racing Engineering in GP2 Finale Racing Engineering have ended up with nothing to show for all of their hard work in Bahrain after more mechanical gremlins struck the team - this meant that there was no chance of fighting for points...

Bahrain International Circuit race two summary
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Bahrain International Circuit race two summary

Entertainment Aplenty as Rosberg Writes the Script Manama, 30 September 2005: The Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) today hosted the final round of the 2005 GP2 Championship series. Thursday saw Nico Rosberg wrap up the Drivers' Championship;...

Bahrain: Race two report
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Bahrain: Race two report

The drive of a champion Nico Rosberg has taken an unprecedented full sweep in Bahrain. Starting from eighth place after winning Race 1 yesterday afternoon, the GP2 series champion today became the first driver to win both races in a weekend. He...

Bahrain: David Price Racing race report
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Bahrain: David Price Racing race report

DPR LOOKING FORWARD NOT BACK After 23 races at 12 circuits in 9 different countries, the inaugural GP2 series reached its conclusion today in the Kingdom of Bahrain. While it was champagne and cheers for some, it was a case of reflection on...

Bahrain: Direxiv Motorsport race two report
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Bahrain: Direxiv Motorsport race two report

Direxiv Motorsport driver Hiroki Yoshimoto ended the GP2 season with a points finish, Clivio Piccione drove a strong race but just missed the points and there was disappointment for Olivier Pla and in race two at Bahrain. Yoshimoto (BCN) battled...

Bahrain race 2 results
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Bahrain race 2 results

Pos Driver Team Gap --- -------------------- -------------------- ---------- 1. Nico Rosberg ART 23 laps 2. Ernesto Viso BCN +8.335 3. Alex Premat ...

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...