Canamasas joins Carlin for home GP2 round in Barcelona

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Canamasas joins Carlin for home GP2 round in Barcelona
Valentin Khorounzhiy
By: Valentin Khorounzhiy
May 12, 2016, 10:19 AM

Spanish racer Sergio Canamasas will make his GP2 return in the 2016 season opener at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

Sergio Canamasas, Hilmer Motorsport
Sergio Canamasas, Team Lazarus
Sergio Canamasas, Status Grand Prix
Sergio Canamasas, MP Motorsport
Podium: second place Alexaner Rossi, Racing Engineering and winner Stoffel Vandoorne, ART Grand Prix and third place Sergio Canamasas, MP Motorsport
Sergio Canamasas
Sergio Canamasas

Canamasas, 28, has been a regular fixture on the GP2 grid in the past three-and-a-half years, his best finish in the standings being a 14th place with Trident in 2014.

The Catalan's two podiums in the category both came in Monaco, which also played host to his two other top-five finishes. Meanwhile, his best finish at his home venue is 13th.

At Carlin, Canamasas will partner rookie Marvin Kirchhofer, bringing the number of entries for the Barcelona round to 22.

His participation in the event will bring the number of teams he has raced for in GP2 to six.

Provisional Barcelona entry list:

TeamDriver
Arden International

 Nabil Jeffri

 Jimmy Eriksson

ART Grand Prix

 Sergey Sirotkin

 Nobuharu Matsushita

DAMS

 Alex Lynn

 Nicholas Latifi

Carlin

 Marvin Kirchhofer

 Sergio Canamasas

Campos Racing

 Mitch Evans

 Sean Gelael

MP Motorsport

 Oliver Rowland

 Daniel de Jong

Prema Racing

 Pierre Gasly

 Antonio Giovinazzi

Racing Engineering

 Jordan King

 Norman Nato

Russian Time

 Artem Markelov

 Raffaele Marciello

Rapax

 Arthur Pic

 Gustav Malja

Trident

 Luca Ghiotto

 Philo Paz Armand

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Series FIA F2
Event Barcelona
Location Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
Drivers Sergio Canamasas
Teams Carlin
Author Valentin Khorounzhiy
Article type Breaking news