The GP2 Series has been rebranded as the FIA Formula 2 Championship with immediate effect. The move, predicted last month by Autosport, was ratified at Thursday’s FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting in Geneva. It accomplishes an ambition set out by Jean Todt in his manifesto before he was elected for a second term as […]

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The GP2 Series is on track to be rebranded as the FIA’s new Formula 2 championship in time for the start of the 2017 season, Autosport has learned. With Liberty Media having taken control of Formula 1’s commercial rights from CVC – which had controlled the GP2 and GP3 Series since 2007 – it now […]

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Luca Ghiotto claimed his first GP2 win with victory over Raffaele Marciello in the sprint race at Sepang while Pierre Gasly clawed back vital points in his title fight with Antonio Giovinazzi. Ghiotto started second on the grid and he grabbed the lead on the exit of Turn 2 from polesitter Mitch Evans, who had […]

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Norman Nato claimed his first GP2 win since the Barcelona season-opener in May in the Monza sprint race. Pierre Gasly added a little to his championship lead by battling through to second ahead of Prema team-mate and title rival Antonio Giovinazzi. Racing Engineering team-mates Nato and Jordan King had burst through to first and second […]

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Antonio Giovinazzi delighted his home fans after passing countryman Raffaele Marciello on the final lap to win this afternoon’s Feature Race at Monza, taking the top spot from the back of the grid by making the right tyre call and gaining an advantage from a safety car mishap to lead home an Italian 1-2 ahead […]

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Pierre Gasly secured his third victory of the year with a strong drive on the right tyre strategy in this afternoon’s Feature Race at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, grabbing the lead early in the race and tearing away from his rivals to win ahead of Jordan King and Alex Lynn. The Red Bull protégé […]

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Rookie Antonio Giovinazzi pipped Prema teammate Pierre Gasly to score his second GP2 pole of the season at Spa-Francorchamps as championship leader Sergey Sirotkin was only 13th. The Italian lowered Gasly’s benchmark with his 1m56.607s effort in the final minute, forcing the Red Bull junior, who had led for most of the session, to settle […]

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Mitch Evans GP2 campaign hit a snag in Germany with brake problems forcing the Kiwi driver to retire from the feature race. Evans, who slipped to seventh on the standings after hauling in just six points in Hungary last weekend, was hoping to make a charge at Hockenheim where he has enjoyed success in the […]

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ART’s Sergey Sirotkin beat Jordan King to victory in the GP2 sprint race at the Hungaroring to claim his first win of the 2016 season. King’s Racing Engineering team-mate Norman Nato completed the podium, while Prema Racing’s Pierre Gasly extended his championship lead after finishing safely in the pack. Polesitter King, eyeing a third reversed-grid […]

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Pierre Gasly crushed his rivals’ hopes with a stunning performance in this afternoon’s Qualifying session at the Hungaroring, keeping cool in scorching conditions to run out of sequence and grab pole position ahead of Sergey Sirotkin and teammate Antonio Giovinazzi. The Red Bull tester’s best time of 1:25.612 was more than half a second faster […]

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