November 7th, 2014
A prize Formula 1 test will be offered to the Auto GP drivers’ champion next season, the series has announced. Auto GP also plans to introduce performance upgrades and reduced budgets for its sixth season in 2015. The Enzo Coloni-promoted championship hopes modifications will bring around a one and half second improvement over the current spec machine. A reduced race calendar from eight to seven rounds and other cost-saving measures are intended to bring the average full-season budget down to 400,000 euros. Auto GP will continue to act as a support series to the World Touring Car Championship, a relationship that can be traced to 2010. “We worked really hard to make Auto GP the best possible choice by improving the car’s performance, consolidating the media exposure thanks to the [...]
March 21st, 2013
HRT Formula 1 refugee Narain Karthikeyan is set to continue his career in single-seater racing after securing a late deal to contest the Auto GP series opener with Austrian team Zele Racing. AUTOSPORT understands the former Jordan and HRT grand prix driver could expand his deal and race in the full eight rounds of this year’s series.
September 7th, 2012
Auto GP champion Adrian Quaife-Hobbs has vowed to make amends for his accident last time out in Brazil by winning at the forthcoming series finale in America. Quaife-Hobbs had led eventual Curitiba winner Antonio Pizzonia by over half a minute when he lost control entering the pitlane before a mandatory pitstop