GP2 test gets under way at Paul Ricard

GP2 test gets under way at Paul Ricard

25 September 2008 – On Thursday the GP2 teams will begin a two-day test session at the circuit of Paul Ricard. There will be many young drivers trying to prove their talent in order to win a seat for the upcoming GP2 Asia Series or the GP2 main series.

A number of interesting names who appeared on the list are former Formula 1 driver Narain Karthikeyan and DTM driver Paul di Resta. Spaniard Dani Clos, who completed a day of testing earlier this month at the Williams F1 team, will join the BCN Competicion team. His team mate in Formula 3, Renger van der Zande, will enjoy a full day of testing at Arden.

The following drivers will be testing on Thursday:

iSport
Nelson Philippe - Diego Nunes
ART
Oliver Turvey - Paul Di Resta
Campos
Vitaly Petrov - Sergio Perez
Super Nova
James Jakes - Vladimir Arabadzhiev
DAMS
Sam Bird - Kamui Kobayashi
Racing Engineering
Luiz Razia - Christian Ebbesvik
Trust Team Arden
Renger Van der Zande - Kodai Tsukakoshi
Durango
Davide Valsecchi - Carlos Iaconelli
FMS International
Andreas Zuber - Fabrizio Crestani - Kevin Nai Chia Chen
Trident
Chris Van der Drift - Narain Karthikeyan
Piquet GP
Alberto Valerio - Roldan Rodriguez
DPR
Michael Herck - Will Bratt
BCN Competicion
Fabio Onidi - Bertrand Baguette - Dani Clos

The following drivers will be testing on Friday:

iSport
Marcus Ericsson - Oliver Turvey
ART
Nelson Philippe - Diego Nunes
Campos
Ho Pin Tung - Jerome D'Ambrosio
Super Nova
Alberto Valerio - Vladimir Arabadzhiev
DAMS
James Jakes - Kamui Kobayashi
Racing Engineering
Luiz Razia - Markus Niemela
Trust Team Arden
Mika Maki - Kodai Tsukakoshi
Durango
Davide Valsecchi - Carlos Iaconelli
FMS International
Andreas Zuber - Fabrizio Crestani
Trident
Chris Van der Drift - Narain Karthikeyan
Piquet GP
Milos Pavlovic - Fabio Onidi
DPR
Michael Herck - Luca Filippi
BCN Competicion
Dani Clos

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