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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.

Fri 09 Sep 2005
Durango team wishes Monfardini the best

Durango team wishes Monfardini the best

Durango - Mellaredo, 8 September 2005 Durango Team - Ferdinando Monfardini -- With one accord, Durango Team has agreed to allow Monfardini to pursue his carrier. Durango thanks Ferdinando Monfardini, his management and his sponsors for all the...

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...

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...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Durango final winter test preview
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Durango final winter test preview

GP2 Series - Last winter test - Le Castellet 1st and 2nd december. Durango Team is going to draw up Lucas Di Grassi and Thomas Biagi at Paul Ricard. Di Grassi, Brazilian, came 3rd in the F3 Euroseries 2005 and he is the recent winner of ...

Wed 14 Sep 2005
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...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
Durango Paul Ricard test notes 2005-12-01
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Durango Paul Ricard test notes 2005-12-01

Durango Team - GP2 First Day - Paul Ricard Lucas Di Grassi: It was an amusing day; Durango did a good work they allowed me to optimize my performances. I was happy to set the third quickest time of the day thanks to a car that exceeded all my ...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
Racing Engineering signs Javier Villa
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Racing Engineering signs Javier Villa

Racing Engineering confirms Javier Villa for 2006 GP2 On Monday 21st of November Racing Engineering presented Javier Villa as their driver for the 2006 GP2 season. The press conference held at the "Auditorio Principe Felipe" in Oviedo was ...

Thu 29 Sep 2005
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...

Sun 21 Aug 2005
Istanbul: Direxiv Motorsport race two report
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Istanbul: Direxiv Motorsport race two report

The Direxiv Motorsport drivers Hiroki Yoshimoto, Clivio Piccione and Olivier Pla were again left cursing their luck in Istanbul. In the first wet race of the season, Yoshimoto led and looked set for a possible victory before his BCN team failed to...

Sat 12 Mar 2005
Second test round wraps up at Paul RicardHeadline
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Second test round wraps up at Paul Ricard

After the initial shakedown on February, the Formula GP 2 teams and drivers continued adding kilometres with the new cars during the last three days in the second full test session at Circuit Paul Ricard Hich Tech Test Track in Le Castellet, ...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
Engineer Thompson signs on with Durango
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Engineer Thompson signs on with Durango

Sean Thompson joins Durango Team Sean Thompson, a veteran race engineer, has joined Durango for the 2006 GP2 season. The English man has already done a sterling job with Fisichella Motor Sport by Durango in the Italian F3000, leading...

Thu 28 Jul 2005
Giorgio Mondini joins DPR
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Giorgio Mondini joins DPR

GIORGIO MONDINI JOINS DPR It has today been announced that Italian driver, Giorgio Mondini, will be joining DPR for the remainder of the GP2 season alongside two-time race winner Olivier Pla. A request from Ryan Sharp to be released from his...

Fri 09 Sep 2005
Bahrain 2006 calendar announced

Bahrain 2006 calendar announced

BIC Unveils New International Motorsport Calendar As the temperature begins to cool down in Bahrain, activity at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) is heating up with the announcement of the remaining race calendar. The four International...

Fri 29 Jul 2005
Hungaroring: Coloni Motorsport preview
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Hungaroring: Coloni Motorsport preview

HUNGARORING - Just one week after the German Grand Prix, GP2 Series and Coloni Motorsport head to Budapest for the round 8th of the 2005 GP2 Series Hungaroring Grand Prix. The circuit is one of the favourite for ...

Fri 08 Apr 2005
Scott Speed claims GP2 #1 for iSportHeadline
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Scott Speed claims GP2 #1 for iSport

iSport International took today, with Scott Speed as the fastest driver, numbers 1 and 2 for the first season of the Formula GP2 after the qualifying session that allocated the cars' numbers for the 12 teams in the formal presentation of the ...

Mon 25 Jul 2005
Hockenheim qualifying times
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Hockenheim qualifying times

Pos Driver Team Time Gap To 1st --- -------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- ---------- 1. Nico Rosberg ART 1:24.691 2. Scott Speed iSport...

Mon 05 Dec 2005
Paul Ricard two-day test best times 2005-12-01/02
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Paul Ricard two-day test best times 2005-12-01/02

Pos Driver Team Best lap ----- ----------------------- ------------------------ ---------- 1. Nelson Piquet Jr Piquet Sports 1:15.799 2. Timo Glock ART Grand Prix ...

Sat 01 Oct 2005
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...

Sun 08 May 2005
Imola race 2 results
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Imola race 2 results

Pos Driver Team Gap --- -------------------- -------------------- ---------- 1. Adam Carroll Super Nova 17 laps 2. Alex Premat ART 5.460 3. Heikki...

Sat 30 Jul 2005
Hungaroring: Direxiv Motorsport qualifying report
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Hungaroring: Direxiv Motorsport qualifying report

Direxiv Motorsport drivers Hiroki Yoshimoto, Olivier Pla and Clivio Piccione have reason to feel optimistic after qualifying at the Hungaroring. In a session that was blighted by yellow flags, BCN driver Yoshimoto recorded his second best grid...

Wed 11 May 2005
Lopez takes Barcelona sprint raceHeadline
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Lopez takes Barcelona sprint race

Argentinean driver José María López took the victory Sunday in the sprint portion of the GP2 series double round at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. The other two podium finishers were Nelson A. Piquet and Scott Speed. First corner:...

Fri 04 Nov 2005
Inaugural champion Rosberg moves to F1
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Inaugural champion Rosberg moves to F1

Inaugural champ lands plum F1 drive Nico Rosberg has today been unveiled as a WilliamsF1 Team driver for the 2006 season. Nico, the inaugural GP2 series champion, is the first GP2 series driver to be confirmed for a 2006 Formula One race seat,...

Wed 16 Feb 2005
Can Artam signs with iSport International
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Can Artam signs with iSport International

iSport International signs Turkish driver Can Artam' London (UK) -- Tuesday 15th February 2005 -- iSport International has announced today the signing of Turkish Driver Can Artam to race in their newly created GP2 series team. "I am thrilled...

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...

Wed 14 Sep 2005
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...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Durango Winter test in Jerez notes
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Durango Winter test in Jerez notes

Durango - 2nd GP2 Series Winter Test - Jerez, Spain Maldonado: "Double debut for me, my first GP2 run and a new track. I wasn't intimidated from my first GP2 test; however, I admit that it took me time to get use of the new car. I'll push the...

Wed 18 May 2005
Monte Carlo: Round five preview
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Monte Carlo: Round five preview

The GP2 series arrives in Monte Carlo for Round Five of the 2005 season, with just one race to be run over the course of the weekend on Saturday at 16:00 CET. The championship standings after Barcelona see Heikki Kovalainen and Scott Speed...

Fri 04 Mar 2005
First test at Paul Ricard gives insight to new seriesHeadline
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First test at Paul Ricard gives insight to new series

The Formula GP2, the new category that will replace next season the F3000 in the European F1 weekends, concluded today with it first three days test session at Circuit Paul Ricard, located southern of France, where the 12 teams of the series took...

Tue 01 Feb 2005
GP2 teams take delivery of first cars
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GP2 teams take delivery of first cars

One third of the inaugural GP2 series teams have today collected their first chassis from the Dallara factory in Parma, Italy. Production of the first 12 cars began last October, and over the next three days the remaining 8 will be made...

Sat 02 Jul 2005
Magny-Cours: Arden Motorsport qualifying report
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Magny-Cours: Arden Motorsport qualifying report

Heikki Kovalainen and Nicolas Lapierre will start Saturday's GP2 race in Magny-Cours from fourth and seventh places respectively, and both men are confident that they can improve on those positions in race trim. The series is getting up to speed...

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...

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...

Sat 30 Jul 2005
Hungaroring: Clivio Piccione race one report
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Hungaroring: Clivio Piccione race one report

Mechanical problems force Clivio to retire With the disqualification of ART Grand Prix cars, polesitter Nico Rosberg and teammate Alexandre Premat yesterday, Clivio gained two places to start the first race of the weekend from 12th...

Sun 08 May 2005
Barcelona race 1 results
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Barcelona race 1 results

Pos Driver Team Gap --- -------------------- -------------------- ---------- 1. Gianmaria Bruni Coloni 39 laps 2. Scott Speed iSport 1.203 3. Heikki...

Fri 11 Mar 2005
ART GP Paul Ricard test summay
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ART GP Paul Ricard test summay

TESTING AT PAUL RICARD MARCH 8TH - 10TH The Art Grand Prix team took part in the GP2 testing session organised at the High Tech Test Track at the Paul Ricard circuit from March 8th until 10th. Frederic Vasseur (General Director): The hierarchy...