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  1. Friday 15 November 2013

  2. Valsecchi: Lotus decision a huge blow 14:33

    Valsecchi: Lotus decision a huge blow

    Lotus reserve Davide Valsecchi has described as "a huge blow" the team's decision to hire Heikki Kovalainen as Kimi Räikkönen's replacement for the final two…

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  3. Saturday 21 September 2013

  4. Injured Räikkönen vows to start race 16:29

    Injured Räikkönen vows to start race

    Kimi Räikkönen has vowed to contest the Singapore Grand Prix, despite suffering a back issue that played a role in his exit from the second qualifying phase…

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  5. Wednesday 17 July 2013

  6. Räikkönen drops out of Silverstone test 13:33

    Räikkönen drops out of Silverstone test

    Kimi Räikkönen will miss out on his planned running at this week's Silverstone test, with Lotus holding the belief that the Finn would be "underutilised" amid…

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  7. Friday 12 July 2013

  8. Räikkönen to drive at Silverstone test 11:28

    Räikkönen to drive at Silverstone test

    Lotus has announced that Kimi Räikkönen will complete a full day of running at next week's modified Young Driver Test at Silverstone. The Finn will be joined…

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  9. Saturday 27 April 2013

  10. Formula 1 testing resumes at Duxford 12:00

    Formula 1 testing resumes at Duxford

    Formula 1 testing has returned to Duxford following María de Villota's serious accident last summer, with Davide Valsecchi completing aero runs in the Lotus…

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  11. Tuesday 23 April 2013

  12. Valsecchi set for Lotus E21 aero tests 14:05

    Valsecchi set for Lotus E21 aero tests

    Davide Valsecchi, Lotus's third driver for the 2013 campaign, will get behind the wheel of the E21 chassis later this month, with the reigning GP2 Champion…

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  13. Saturday 2 March 2013

  14. Valsecchi: Instant pace proves E21 potential 17:49

    Valsecchi: Instant pace proves E21 potential

    Lotus reserve driver Davide Valsecchi says his ability 'to get immediately on the pace' at the Circuit de Catalunya on Saturday proves that the team has a…

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  15. Räikkönen misses third day due to illness 08:22

    Räikkönen misses third day due to illness

    Kimi Räikkönen has pulled out of the penultimate pre-season test day at the Circuit de Catalunya with suspected food poisoning. The Finn was penned in for the…

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  16. Monday 28 January 2013

  17. Valsecchi gets third driver role at Lotus 20:20

    Valsecchi gets third driver role at Lotus

    Reigning GP2 Champion Davide Valsecchi has been announced as Lotus's Third Driver for the 2013 season. The Italian, whose position was confirmed at the launch…

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  18. Friday 9 November 2012

  19. Valsecchi: I’m ready for Formula 1 02:00

    Valsecchi: I’m ready for Formula 1

    Davide Valsecchi is sure that he can follow in the footsteps of Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, Nico Hülkenberg and Pastor Maldonado by making an F1 debut the…

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  20. Thursday 8 November 2012

  21. 13:35

    Yas Marina testing: Full Day 3 results

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  22. Valsecchi ends Abu Dhabi test on top 13:31

    Valsecchi ends Abu Dhabi test on top

    GP2 Champion Davide Valsecchi led the way as Abu Dhabi’s Young Driver test came to a close on Thursday. The Lotus driver was ahead of McLaren’s Kevin…

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  23. Wednesday 24 October 2012

  24. Prost, Mortara and Valsecchi to test for Lotus 16:37

    Prost, Mortara and Valsecchi to test for Lotus

    Lotus has named Nicolas Prost, Edoardo Mortara and Davide Valsecchi (top) as the three drivers it will test in Abu Dhabi next month. The first is the son of…

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  25. Monday 24 September 2012

  26. GP2 Champion Valsecchi now targets F1 seat 12:40

    GP2 Champion Valsecchi now targets F1 seat

    Saturday saw Davide Valsecchi claim the GP2 title on the streets of Singapore, fending off a stiff 2012 challenger from Brazilian Luiz Razia. The Italian now…

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  27. Saturday 22 September 2012

  28. Chilton wins as Valsecchi becomes GP2 Champion 10:34

    Chilton wins as Valsecchi becomes GP2 Champion

    As the sun began to set in Singapore on Saturday, Davide Valsecchi became GP2 Champion for 2012 as he finished in front of title rival Luiz Razia. The…

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  29. Friday 21 September 2012

  30. 17:17

    GP2 photos: Title contender photo shoot

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  31. Sunday 9 September 2012

  32. Valsecchi boosts title hopes with Italian win 15:55

    Valsecchi boosts title hopes with Italian win

    Davide Valsecchi has placed himself in a commanding position for the GP2 title after winning Monza’s Sprint Race on Sunday morning. The DAMS driver led home…

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  33. Friday 20 July 2012

  34. Valsecchi on top in damp German practice 11:51

    Valsecchi on top in damp German practice

    Championship contender Davide Valsecchi set the pace as the only GP2 practice session was staged at Hockenheim on Friday morning. Like in Formula 1 practice…

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  35. Sunday 8 July 2012

  36. Razia extends title lead with Silverstone win 15:41

    Razia extends title lead with Silverstone win

    Luiz Razia claimed another victory in the GP2 sprint race at Silverstone, holding off title rival Davide Valsecchi in the closing stages of the race. The…

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  37. Friday 27 April 2012

  38. Valsecchi wins Bahrain Feature Race 15:23

    Valsecchi wins Bahrain Feature Race

    Davide Valsecchi extended his GP2 championship lead by taking a dominant victory in this afternoon's Feature Race at the Bahrain International Circuit. The…

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  39. Sunday 22 April 2012

  40. Valsecchi takes another win in Bahrain 09:55

    Valsecchi takes another win in Bahrain

    Davide Valsecchi has taken another GP2 win this weekend, winning the Bahrain Sprint Race on Sunday morning. In a last lap move, the Italian dramatically passed…

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  41. Saturday 21 April 2012

  42. Valsecchi dominates Bahrain Feature Race 16:38

    Valsecchi dominates Bahrain Feature Race

    Davide Valsecchi has driven a commanding lights-to-flag victory in the first GP2 race of the weekend in Bahrain, leading home Luiz Razia and Sauber F1 reserve…

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  43. Friday 20 April 2012

  44. Valsecchi seals pole in Bahrain 15:26

    Valsecchi seals pole in Bahrain

    Davide Valsecchi, ex Caterham Formula 1 reserve driver, has sealed pole position at Sakhir for Saturday’s GP2 Feature Race in Bahrain. The Italian, driving…

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  45. Tuesday 27 March 2012

  46. 13:00

    GP2 video: Valsecchi flips in Sepang GP2 race

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  47. Friday 23 March 2012

  48. Valsecchi seals first GP2 pole of 2012 09:37

    Valsecchi seals first GP2 pole of 2012

    Italy’s Davide Valsecchi has picked up the first GP2 pole position of the 2012 season, having set the quickest qualifying time at Sepang after second F1…

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  49. Friday 20 January 2012

  50. Valsecchi joins DAMS for 2012 season 09:38

    Valsecchi joins DAMS for 2012 season

    Caterham’s 2011 Formula 1 reserve driver, Davide Valsecchi, has joined the title-winning DAMS team for this year’s GP2 season. Headed up by Lotus Team…

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  51. Friday 27 May 2011

  52. Valsecchi clinches first AirAsia victory in Monaco 13:14

    Valsecchi clinches first AirAsia victory in Monaco

    Italy’s Davide Valsecchi has picked up victory in Friday’s GP2 Feature Race on the streets of Monte Carlo. The win is the first for Tony Fernandes’ Team…

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  53. Saturday 7 May 2011

  54. Valsecchi receives 10-place grid penalty 08:37

    Valsecchi receives 10-place grid penalty

    Davide Valsecchi will start the first GP2 race of the season from 18th after being hit with a 10-place grid penalty for his actions during the 30 minute…

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  55. Tuesday 19 April 2011

  56. Valsecchi begins Barcelona test on top 17:53

    Valsecchi begins Barcelona test on top

    Davide Valsecchi and Team AirAsia led the way on Tuesday as the final GP2 test session began at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya. On an overcast day which…

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  57. Tuesday 12 April 2011

  58. Razia and Valsecchi to drive in Friday practice 12:57

    Razia and Valsecchi to drive in Friday practice

    Team Lotus Technical Director Mike Gascoyne has revealed that Luiz Razia and Davide Valsecchi will be taking to the 5.451-km (3.387-mi) Shanghai International…

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  59. Tuesday 5 April 2011

  60. Valsecchi to drive in Friday first practice 12:34

    Valsecchi to drive in Friday first practice

    Team Lotus has confirmed to GPUpdate.net that  Davide Valsecchi, a member of its new Driver Development Programme for 2011, will be taking a turn to drive in…

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  61. Friday 11 March 2011

  62. Team Lotus confirms test driver roles 16:56

    Team Lotus confirms test driver roles

    Luiz Razia, Davide Valsecchi and Ricardo Teixeira have all been confirmed at Team Lotus for the upcoming season, with the outfit announcing its reserve and test…

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  63. Tuesday 8 March 2011

  64. Gascoyne praises Valsecchi and Razia 17:28

    Gascoyne praises Valsecchi and Razia

    Team Lotus boss Mike Gascoyne was delighted with both Davide Valsecchi and Luiz Razia after a shared day in the car at Barcelona on Tuesday. With both drivers…

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  65. Monday 7 March 2011

  66. Valsecchi and Razia to test in Barcelona 11:29

    Valsecchi and Razia to test in Barcelona

    Team Lotus has confirmed to GPUpdate.net on Monday morning that Team AirAsia GP2 drivers Davide Valsecchi of Italy and Luiz Razia of Brazil (top) will be…

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  67. Friday 11 February 2011

  68. Valsecchi thrilled with podium finish 20:22

    Valsecchi thrilled with podium finish

    Davide Valsecchi was delighted to make the rostrum at the season-opening Feature Race in Abu Dhabi on Friday, with the 24-year-old finishing in third place for…

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  69. Friday 4 February 2011

  70. Team AirAsia announces 2011 GP2 line-up 13:38

    Team AirAsia announces 2011 GP2 line-up

    Team AirAsia has confirmed its driver line-up for the upcoming GP2 Asia series, as well as the main GP2 season, with Luiz Razia and Davide Valsecchi being…

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  71. Wednesday 8 December 2010

  72. Kolles confirms talks with Valsecchi 12:22

    Kolles confirms talks with Valsecchi

    Hispania Team Principal Colin Kolles has revealed that Spanish team is in talks with Davide Valsecchi, although he added that the Italian is just one of a…

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  73. Wednesday 17 November 2010

  74. Král and Valsecchi make F1 debuts with HRT 16:06

    Král and Valsecchi make F1 debuts with HRT

    Hispania Racing ran two drivers two GP2 drivers as the 2010 Formula 1 Young Driver test came to a close in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. On-track on the morning…

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  75. Monday 15 November 2010

  76. Král and Valsecchi to join Hispania test 14:49

    Král and Valsecchi to join Hispania test

    Hispania Racing has announced that GP2 drivers Josef Král of the Czech Republic and Davide Valsecchi of Italy will be joining Venezuela’s Pastor Maldonado at…

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  77. Sunday 14 November 2010

  78. Valsecchi wins last race of the season 12:06

    Valsecchi wins last race of the season

    Davide Valsecchi jumped his rivals at the start to take the lead after the first corner of this afternoon's sprint race in Abu Dhabi, leading all the way to the…

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  79. Thursday 30 September 2010

  80. Valsecchi to race in Auto GP at Monza 15:39

    Valsecchi to race in Auto GP at Monza

    GP2’s Davide Valsecchi will make an Auto GP debut at Monza next weekend, with the Italian currently joint tenth in the Formula 1 feeder series. After…

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  81. Friday 28 May 2010

  82. 'I didn't know if I was on pole!' 19:30

    'I didn't know if I was on pole!'

    It was all smiles for Davide Valsecchi as the reigning GP2 Asia Series Champion stormed to pole position in Istanbul on Friday. However, the iSport driver had…

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  83. Valsecchi clinches Turkish pole 17:00

    Valsecchi clinches Turkish pole

    After lapping Istanbul Park fastest in practice on Friday morning, Davide Valsecchi retained his strong pace to clinch pole position for iSport in the…

    GP2
  84. Valsecchi tops Istanbul practice 13:04

    Valsecchi tops Istanbul practice

    iSport's Davide Valsecchi led the way in the half-hour practice session at Istanbul Park on Friday morning. The Italian topped the timesheets from the Addax of…

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  85. Thursday 6 May 2010

  86. Valsecchi expecting tough title attack 14:00

    Valsecchi expecting tough title attack

    Davide Valsecchi enters this weekend's season-opening race at Barcelona with the knowledge that he and the iSport team topped the second half of the final…

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  87. Monday 12 April 2010

  88. Valsecchi pleased to lead with warmer weather 16:20

    Valsecchi pleased to lead with warmer weather

    There was a buoyant atmosphere in the iSport garage as pre-season testing came to a close at the Circuit de Catalunya on Friday. Having registered the quickest…

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  89. Friday 26 February 2010

  90. Champion Valsecchi: Everything was perfect 14:57

    Champion Valsecchi: Everything was perfect

    Despite being out-qualified by Jules Bianchi and pounced upon at the start by Luca Filippi and Javier Villa, nothing prevented Davide Valsecchi from eventually…

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  91. Valsecchi Champion with Bahrain win 12:16

    Valsecchi Champion with Bahrain win

    Davide Valsecchi has won the first of this weekend's two races in Bahrain and in doing so claims the GP2 Asia Series title of 2009-10. The Italian benefited…

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  92. Thursday 25 February 2010

  93. Valsecchi leads Bahrain practice 09:35

    Valsecchi leads Bahrain practice

    Championship leader Davide Valsecchi was atop the timesheets as practice came to a close in Bahrain on Thursday morning. The Italian iSport driver led the way…

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  94. Saturday 6 February 2010

  95. Valsecchi wins Yas Sprint Race 16:45

    Valsecchi wins Yas Sprint Race

    iSport confirmed a 100 percent win ratio this weekend as Davide Valsecchi took the chequered flag in the second of the two races in Abu Dhabi. After victory on…

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  96. Monday 4 January 2010

  97. Valsecchi to stay with iSport in 2010 09:45

    Valsecchi to stay with iSport in 2010

    The iSport team has confirmed that Davide Valsecchi will be driving for the outfit next year. The Italian's confirmation also includes him staying on for the…

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  98. Saturday 31 October 2009

  99. Valsecchi wins from pole in Abu Dhabi opener 09:35

    Valsecchi wins from pole in Abu Dhabi opener

    Davide Valsecchi and Luca Filippi put themselves forward as favourites for this season's GP2 Asia Series title as the former won Saturday's opening race in Abu…

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  100. Friday 30 October 2009

  101. Valsecchi: The best moment ever! 16:50

    Valsecchi: The best moment ever!

    Davide Valsecchi was over the moon with his Abu Dhabi pole position on Friday as the iSport driver starts from the front for this season's eight-race GP2 Asia…

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  102. Valsecchi grabs Abu Dhabi pole 14:10

    Valsecchi grabs Abu Dhabi pole

    Italy's Davide Valsecchi has followed up his practice pace to clinch the first pole position of the GP2 Asia season in Abu Dhabi. The iSport driver will line up…

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  103. Valsecchi dominates Friday's free practice 09:19

    Valsecchi dominates Friday's free practice

    After being one of the front-runners in last week's test session at Yas Marina circuit, Davide Valsecchi confirmed his good form in today's GP2 Asia Series…

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  104. Friday 23 October 2009

  105. Valsecchi leads Abu Dhabi Friday test 20:14

    Valsecchi leads Abu Dhabi Friday test

    iSport's latest recruit, Davide Valsecchi, has topped Friday's test session at the brand-new Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi ahead of next weekend's…

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  106. Monday 19 October 2009

  107. Valsecchi joins iSport for Abu Dhabi opener 16:41

    Valsecchi joins iSport for Abu Dhabi opener

    The iSport team has confirmed that Italy's Davide Valsecchi will be lining up alongside Oliver Turvey for the Asia Series curtain raiser in Abu Dhabi next…

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  108. Tuesday 6 October 2009

  109. Jerez Day 1: Valsecchi on top 19:52

    Jerez Day 1: Valsecchi on top

    Italy's Davide Valsecchi led the way as the first official post-season test session began in Spain on Tuesday. With two more days still to complete at Jerez…

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  110. Tuesday 11 August 2009

  111. Valsecchi and Durango split 09:33

    Valsecchi and Durango split

    Davide Valsecchi will not finish the season at Durango, the team has confirmed. The team announced in an official statement that it will set the driver free…

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  112. Tuesday 11 November 2008

  113. Valsecchi sets morning pace at Paul Ricard 13:49

    Valsecchi sets morning pace at Paul Ricard

    Davide Valsecchi set the pace this morning as testing got underway at Paul Ricard, clocking a best lap of 1:18.496.  The last test session of 2008 opened this…

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