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Sun 10 Dec 2006
DPR to test Senna, Patrizi
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DPR to test Senna, Patrizi

SENNA AND PATRIZI TO TEST WITH DPR With the first of the GP2 'winter' tests at the HTTT Paul Ricard track in the south of France less than a week away, the Surrey, England based DPR team confirms that its drivers for the two...

Patrizi to test DPR at Paul Ricard
GP2

Patrizi to test DPR at Paul Ricard

PATRIZI TO BECOME FIRST AUSTRALIAN TO DRIVE A GP2 CAR IN TEST FOR DPR NEXT WEEK -- Becomes first Australian to drive a GP2 car, the feeder category to Formula One -- Will be joined at DPR by Bruno Senna, nephew of three-time F1 world champion...

DAMS signs Nicolas Lapierre for 2007
GP2

DAMS signs Nicolas Lapierre for 2007

DAMS SIGNS LAPIERRE FOR 2007 season Le Mans - Thursday, 28 September 2006 -- The DAMS Team is today pleased to announce that it has signed Nicolas Lapierre as one of his driver for the GP2 Series for the 2007 season. The 22-year-old, from ...

2006 season reflection
GP2

2006 season reflection

GP2 series reflects on incredible season A fortnight ago in Monza, the 2006 GP2 Series championship was resolved in a thrilling final contest. The season-long battle between Lewis Hamilton and Nelson Piquet Jr reached its climax at the very last...

Piquet's Renault F1 test debut date set
F1

Piquet's Renault F1 test debut date set

Nelson Piquet Jr. will make his testing debut for the Renault F1 Team next week in Silverstone. After being announced as a 2007 Renault F1 Team test driver prior to last week's Italian Grand Prix, Nelsinho Piquet (as he is known in Brazil ...

Premat looks toward F1 opportunity
F1

Premat looks toward F1 opportunity

Premat to drive for MF1 Racing (Spyker)Team on Friday at Shanghai Paris-Silverstone - Tuesday, September 19, 2006 - Frenchman Alexandre Premat will be the MF1 Racing (Spyker)Team third driver on Friday of the Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai....

Durango signs Fauzy for Paul Ricard October test
GP2

Durango signs Fauzy for Paul Ricard October test

Durango and Fairuz Fauzy at the next Paul Ricard test GP2 Series Durango has signed Fairuz Fauzy. The driver will drive for Durango at the next test on the 3rd and 4th of October at the Paul Ricard Circuit. The Malaysian driver who has raced in...

Monza: Trident Racing race two report
GP2

Monza: Trident Racing race two report

Start from the middle of the grid Qualifying in the middle of the starting grid for both Trident Racing drivers. Gimmi Bruni finished on P12, Andreas Zuber on P14. As best time for every sector the two could be much more in front, the ...

Monza: Arden International race one, two report
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Monza: Arden International race one, two report

Arden takes fourth in final GP2 table Arden International easily secured fourth place in the GP2 teams' championship at Monza after Nicolas Lapierre finished sixth on Saturday and fourth on Sunday. On Saturday the Frenchman started 19th, but...

Monza: Alexandre Premat weekend report
GP2

Monza: Alexandre Premat weekend report

QUALIFICATIONS : Sixth on the grid... We're back at the legendary Monza circuit near Milan where it's already been very hot. Despite the temperature I had a good morning session completing 13 laps with the third fastest time of all. I didn't...

Monza: ART Grand Prix race one, two report
GP2

Monza: ART Grand Prix race one, two report

Lewis Hamilton capped off another highly successful year for the ART GP2 team at the Monza circuit last weekend when he secured the team's second consecutive drivers title after two more podium finishes, following on from Nico Rosberg's inaugural...

2006 Final standings
GP2

2006 Final standings

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------ ---------- 1. Lewis Hamilton ART Grand Prix 114 2. Nelson Piquet Jr...

Monza: Javier Villa race two report
GP2

Monza: Javier Villa race two report

There was some really bad luck for Javier Villa at the last GP2 race of the year. The Spanish driver was hit from behind at the first chicane by the Argentinean Lopez, and was he forced to retire because of the damage suffered at the back of his...

Monza: Racing Engineering race two report
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Monza: Racing Engineering race two report

Retirement blues   The 2006 GP2 season ended with a bang, or to be more accurate two of them, for Racing Engineering today when Adam Carroll and Javier Villa were both punted out of race two at Monza, bringing to a close a frustrating weekend...

Monza: Race two report
GP2

Monza: Race two report

Giorgio makes his a double in season finale Giorgio Pantano has taken a stunning victory in the final GP2 series race of the 2006 season, in Monza today. The Italian made an incredible getaway from eighth on the grid to lead into the first...

Monza: Renault race two report
GP2

Monza: Renault race two report

RDD Drivers out of points in Monza finale Jose Maria Lopez and Lucas di Grassi both endured a frustrating end to the 2006 GP2 season in the Monza sprint race, as neither of the Renault Driver Development squad members made the points. Jose ...

Monza: David Price Racing race one, two report
GP2

Monza: David Price Racing race one, two report

A PODIUM IS A GREAT WAY TO FINISH Clivio Piccione benefited from his Italian bloodline today and finished 3rd in the final race of the GP2 season at Monza, giving both himself and the British DPR team a much needed lift after a dismal few ...

Monza: Adam Carroll race two report
GP2

Monza: Adam Carroll race two report

MONZA WEEKEND SUMS UP SEASON MONZA, ITALY - Great Britain's Adam Carroll breathed a sigh of relief as the chequered flag signalled not only the end of the GP2 sprint race but also the end of a torrid season. The Racing Engineering driver, who ...

Monza: Race two results
GP2

Monza: Race two results

Pos Driver Team Gap --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- 1. Giorgio Pantano FMS 21 lap 2. Lewis Hamilton ART 00.411 3. Clivio...

McLaren congratulates Hamilton
F1

McLaren congratulates Hamilton

McLaren and Mercedes-Benz backed driver Lewis Hamilton has claimed the 2006 GP2 Championship at the Monza circuit in Italy after a series of impressive performances. 21-year-old Lewis has been backed by McLaren and Mercedes-Benz since 1998 as part...

Monza: Adam Carroll preview
GP2

Monza: Adam Carroll preview

GP2 REACHES END OF YEAR Great Britain's Adam Carroll heads into the final round of the GP2 season knowing any points from this weekend will boost his overall standings in the championship. The Italian Grand Prix is a colourful, chaotic mix of...

Monza: Trident Racing preview
GP2

Monza: Trident Racing preview

Home Magic Monza is one of the very few venues were Grand Prix racing gains quite a sacred sense. The magic in the park, in fact, is not felt just by the Italian tifosi but even, maybe even more, by the foreigner fans. For GP2 series Monza ...

Monza: Racing Engineering one race report
GP2

Monza: Racing Engineering one race report

Chaos factor Race one will be remembered by the Racing Engineering team as the most emotionally stressful race of the season: everything that could go wrong did, with Adam Carroll luridly spinning out of the race at the dramatic Ascari complex...

Monza: Race one report, champion crowned
GP2

Monza: Race one report, champion crowned

Giorgio wins the race, but Lewis takes the crown Lewis Hamilton is the 2006 GP2 series drivers' champion! While it was Giorgio Pantano who claimed glory in today's race, taking his second victory of the year ahead of Nelson Piquet Jr and Lewis,...

Monza: Javier Villa race one report
GP2

Monza: Javier Villa race one report

Javier Villa had what was, probably, his best race of the season in the Monza feature race, the first of the two races scheduled for this weekend at the Italian Grand Prix. Javi finished ninth after starting 23th and having to take a drive-through...

Monza: Renault race one report
GP2

Monza: Renault race one report

Renault boys in the wars in Monza Renault Driver Development squad members Jose Maria Lopez and Lucas di Grassi both lost potential points scoring positions after being innocent victims of other people's accidents in the Saturday race at ...

Monza: Trident Racing race one report
GP2

Monza: Trident Racing race one report

Race with a bitter taste Today bad luck featured the race of both Trident Racing drivers. They finished the race out of track, not because of their fault, but because of the wrong manoeuvres made by their competitors. Patience for today, but ...

Monza: Alexandre Premat race one report
GP2

Monza: Alexandre Premat race one report

Premat clinches third place in championship Saturday, 09 September 2006 "Finishing fifth in race one at Monza secures my third position in the championship. It wasn't an easy race, as I didn't get the start that I wanted. I was behind Lewis...

Monza: Adam Carroll race one report
GP2

Monza: Adam Carroll race one report

ADAM CARROLL ESCAPES HIGH SPEED DRAMA WHEEL LOSS = RACE LOSS GP2: RACE 1 -- MONZA, ITALY Great Britain's Adam Carroll escaped injury after a wheel came off at over 210 kilometres per hour at the high speed circuit of Monza. But to make matters...

Pantano wins Monza race oneHeadline
GP2

Pantano wins Monza race one

While both title contenders, Nelson A. Piquet and Lewis Hamilton, were keeping an eye on each other to take second and third at the chequered flag, Giorgio Pantano was able to claim the victory in race one of the GP2 Series final round in Monza,...

Monza: Race one results
GP2

Monza: Race one results

Pos Driver Team Gap --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- 1. Giorgio Pantano FMS 32 lap 2. Nelson Piquet Jr Piquet 05.054 3. Lewis...

Monza: Starting grid - race one (revised)
GP2

Monza: Starting grid - race one (revised)

Pos Driver Team Time --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- 1. Nelson Piquet Jr Piquet 1:30.161 2. Giorgio Pantano FMS 1:30.390 3. Lewis...

Monza: Javier Villa qualifying report
GP2

Monza: Javier Villa qualifying report

An unexpected brake problem caused a spin that prevented Javier Villa from being higher than 23rd in today's qualifying session at Monza. After some good setup work in the early morning free practice session, Javi was running well at the...

Monza: Racing Engineering qualifying report
GP2

Monza: Racing Engineering qualifying report

The Italian Job Racing Engineering's race weekend at Monza has started comfortably for Adam Carroll, who claimed fourth on the grid for tomorrow's race one in a steaming hot qualifying session at the famous circuit, but there was heartbreak for...

Monza: Qualifying report
GP2

Monza: Qualifying report

Piquet Pole Spells Game On in Monza Nelson Piquet Jr has scored his sixth pole position of the season from eleven events. With a belting lap around the Autodromo di Monza, the Brazilian took top spot and with it two valuable points to nibble...

Piquet hits first in Monza, grabs pole
GP2

Piquet hits first in Monza, grabs pole

Nelson A. Piquet claimed pole position for Monza's race one in the GP2 Series final round and added two points into his total in the fight for the championship with Lewis Hamilton. The Britm who leads the standings was third today, behind local ...

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