Hilmer confirmed as Ocean replacement

Hilmer confirmed as Ocean replacement

Hilmer Motorsport has been granted one of the 13 entry slots for the 2013 GP2 season, taking over the space left by Ocean Racing. The latter, owned by ex-Formula 1 driver Tiago Monteiro, had already withdrawn from the GP3 series at the end of last year, but has now completely closed its operations amid financial difficulties. Read more…

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  1. Wednesday 16 January 2013

  2. Hilmer confirmed as Ocean replacement 12:06

    Hilmer confirmed as Ocean replacement

    Hilmer Motorsport has been granted one of the 13 entry slots for the 2013 GP2 season, taking over the space left by Ocean Racing. The latter, owned by…

    F2
  3. Monday 3 September 2012

  4. Ocean investigating cause of Melker crash 12:14

    Ocean investigating cause of Melker crash

    Ocean Racing Technology continues to look into what caused Nigel Melker’s heavy accident in the early stages of Saturday’s GP2 at Spa. Red flags came out…

    F2
  5. Wednesday 9 November 2011

  6. Ocean names Félix da Costa and Marroc for Final 08:48

    Ocean names Félix da Costa and Marroc for Final

    Ocean Racing Technology will run Portugal’s António Félix da Costa alongside France’s Nicolas Marroc at this weekend’s first ever GP2 Final event in Abu…

    F2
  7. Tuesday 18 October 2011

  8. Ocean adds Félix da Costa and Hartley to test 10:06

    Ocean adds Félix da Costa and Hartley to test

    Ocean Racing Technology has confirmed that it will be testing Portugal’s António Félix da Costa and New Zealand’s Brendon Hartley in Barcelona this week.…

    F2
  9. Monday 17 October 2011

  10. Melker to join Ocean for GP2 testing 09:58

    Melker to join Ocean for GP2 testing

    Ocean Racing Technology will be running Nigel Melker at this week’s GP2 test session in Barcelona, which will run between Wednesday and Thursday. Having…

    F2
  11. Monday 26 September 2011

  12. Ocean to test GP3's Calado at Jerez 12:29

    Ocean to test GP3's Calado at Jerez

    The Ocean Racing Technology GP2 team has confirmed that James Calado, who raced in GP3 this year, will be testing in Jerez this week. The Tiago Monteiro-run…

    F2
  13. Thursday 25 August 2011

  14. Hartley returns to GP2 with Ocean 14:38

    Hartley returns to GP2 with Ocean

    Brendon Hartley will be making a GP2 return as racing resumes at Spa this weekend. The Kiwi – former F1 reserve driver for Red Bull and Toro Rosso - joins…

    F2
  15. Tuesday 5 April 2011

  16. Ocean signs Cecotto and Mirocha for Main Series 08:52

    Ocean signs Cecotto and Mirocha for Main Series

    Tiago Monteiro’s Ocean Racing Technology has confirmed its driver line-up for the upcoming GP2 Main Series, which begins in Turkey next month. Competing…

    F2
  17. Tuesday 30 November 2010

  18. Davis: We mustn’t build castles in the sky 13:22

    Davis: We mustn’t build castles in the sky

    All feet are being firmly rooted to the ground at Ocean Racing Technology following what the GP2 team regarded as a positive post-season test session in Abu…

    F2
  19. Thursday 18 November 2010

  20. Chandhok set for GP2 test run 11:55

    Chandhok set for GP2 test run

    Hispania Racing’s Karun Chandhok will return to the GP2 Series fold today to help his former team, Ocean Racing Technology, as it prepares for next year.…

    F1
  21. Tuesday 16 November 2010

  22. Chandhok to drive in Thursday GP2 test 11:17

    Chandhok to drive in Thursday GP2 test

    Former Hispania Racing Formula 1 driver Karun Chandhok will be returning to a single-seater cockpit by driving in Abu Dhabi’s GP2 test session on Thursday.…

    F1
  23. Thursday 26 August 2010

  24. Spa a happy place for Ocean 12:52

    Spa a happy place for Ocean

    A number of emotional ties link the Ocean Racing Technology team to Spa-Francorchamps, with the Tiago Monteiro-owned outfit having clinched its first GP2 pole…

    F2
  25. Monday 10 May 2010

  26. Leimer delighted with Sunday success 15:54

    Leimer delighted with Sunday success

    Having suffered from a selection of technical problems in the final pre-season test session in Spain, Fabio Leimer was thrilled to have taken victory away from…

    F2
  27. Sunday 9 May 2010

  28. Leimer controls Race 2 at Barcelona 13:33

    Leimer controls Race 2 at Barcelona

    Ocean Racing Technology driver Fabio Leimer won Sunday's second GP2 race at Circuit de Catalunya. The Swiss driver kept the rest of the field behind him from…

    F2
  29. Tuesday 4 May 2010

  30. Leimer hoping to overcome problems 14:42

    Leimer hoping to overcome problems

    Fabio Leimer has experienced a mixed off-season, much of which has featured repair work following a string of technical problems. However, Ocean Racing…

    F2
  31. Tuesday 27 April 2010

  32. Chilton at home in new team 12:58

    Chilton at home in new team

    Max Chilton remains upbeat as he prepares to start his first GP2 season in Barcelona next weekend. Stepping up from British Formula 3, in which he finished…

    F2
  33. Wednesday 24 February 2010

  34. Buurman reunites with Ocean Racing 13:56

    Buurman reunites with Ocean Racing

    Ocean Racing Technology announced that it will reunite with Dutchman Yelmer Buurman for this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix in the GP2 Asia series. Buurman will…

    F2
  35. Tuesday 15 December 2009

  36. Chilton and Leimer join Ocean 16:43

    Chilton and Leimer join Ocean

    Ocean Racing Technology has confirmed that its 2010 driver-line up for the GP2 Main Series will consist of Fabio Leimer and Max Chilton. For the team's second…

    F2
  37. Friday 11 December 2009

  38. Ocean signs Félix da Costa for 2011 19:51

    Ocean signs Félix da Costa for 2011

    GP2 team Ocean Racing Technology is well prepared for its future in the GP2 series. The Portuguese team has signed up António Félix da Costa for 2011. In…

    F2
  39. Tuesday 20 October 2009

  40. Ocean confirms Leimer and Rossi for Abu Dhabi 13:50

    Ocean confirms Leimer and Rossi for Abu Dhabi

    Ocean Racing Technology has confirmed that Fabio Leimer and Alexander Rossi will be testing its cars next week as well as being in the cockpits for Abu Dhabi's…

    F2
  41. Thursday 15 October 2009

  42.  Félix da Costa to test with Ocean 17:46

    Félix da Costa to test with Ocean

    Ocean Racing Technology has announced that António Félix da Costa is to test with the team at Paul Ricard in the second week of next month. The Portuguese…

    F2
  43. Sunday 13 September 2009

  44. Parente loses seventh place after speeding penalty 10:21

    Parente loses seventh place after speeding penalty

    Alvaro Parente has been handed a penalty for speeding in the pitlane during his compulsory pitstop in this afternoon's weather affected, chaotic feature race in…

    F2
  45. Thursday 3 September 2009

  46. Parente joins FC Porto in Superleague 18:33

    Parente joins FC Porto in Superleague

    Alvaro Parente will be racing with the FC Porto team in the Superleague Formula's race meeting in Portugal this weekend. The Portuguese driver, replacing…

    F2
  47. Saturday 29 August 2009

  48. Parente and Ocean take first win at Spa 18:46

    Parente and Ocean take first win at Spa

    Alvaro Parente registered Ocean Racing Technology's first GP2 race victory in Belgium on Saturday after starting from pole position. The Portuguese driver won…

    F2
  49. Friday 28 August 2009

  50. Parente claims maiden GP2 pole 18:08

    Parente claims maiden GP2 pole

    Alvaro Parente translated a strong practice performance into his first GP2 pole position in Belgium on Friday by lapping the quickest in qualifying at…

    F2
  51. Friday 5 June 2009

  52. Parente leads Ocean 1-2 in practice 14:29

    Parente leads Ocean 1-2 in practice

    Tiago Monteiro's Ocean Racing Technology team were delighted to see their two cars fill the top spots of the final classification after Friday practice in…

    F2
  53. Monday 11 May 2009

  54. Parente dispirited by 'unfortunate' incident 11:45

    Parente dispirited by 'unfortunate' incident

    Alvaro Parente was more than disappointed to be walking away from Barcelona having registered no points. The Ocean Racing Technology driver was involved in a…

    F2
  55. Monday 6 April 2009

  56. Ocean pleased to leave Sepang with points 13:16

    Ocean pleased to leave Sepang with points

    The Ocean Racing Technology team was satisfied with its first GP2 Asia points in Malaysia at the weekend. Despite Sunday's wet sprint race throwing variables…

    F2
  57. Wednesday 1 April 2009

  58. Ocean ready for Sepang challenge 13:30

    Ocean ready for Sepang challenge

    The Ocean Racing Technology team is ready for the high levels of temperature and humidity in Malaysia this weekend, as well as the heavy rain which is set for…

    F2
  59. Tuesday 24 March 2009

  60. Parente tops timesheets in Barcelona 17:09

    Parente tops timesheets in Barcelona

    Ocean Racing Technology driver Alvaro Parente was fastest at Circuit de Catalunya on Tuesday. The Portuguese driver completed a fastest lap of 1.26.948 to…

    F2
  61. Monday 16 March 2009

  62. ORT happy with progress so far 15:09

    ORT happy with progress so far

    Ocean Racing Technology is positive with its latest progress following the test in France last week; team Manager Dave Ward commented on both the…

    F2
  63. Tuesday 10 March 2009

  64. Ocean Racing Technology signs Parente 14:20

    Ocean Racing Technology signs Parente

    Ocean Racing Technology has signed Portuguese star Alvaro Parente for the new season; Parente joins Indian Karun Chankhok to complete a line-up which had…

    F2
  65. Tuesday 3 February 2009

  66. Chandhok joins Ocean Racing in GP2 Main Series 13:28

    Chandhok joins Ocean Racing in GP2 Main Series

    The Ocean Racing Technology team ran by former F1 driver Tiago Monteiro has announced its first driver for the GP2 Main Series. Karun Chandhok will join the…

    F2
  67. Thursday 22 January 2009

  68. Monteiro confident in ORT's 'second debut' 08:17

    Monteiro confident in ORT's 'second debut'

    The Ocean Racing Technology team, formerly known as BCN, has travelled to Bahrain for this weekend's third round in the GP2 Asia championship. While the team…

    F2
  69. Tuesday 16 December 2008

  70. GP2 Series announce grid and calendar for 2009 16:25

    GP2 Series announce grid and calendar for 2009

    The GP2 series announced its grid and calendar for the 2009 GP2 Series. A total of thirteen teams have been confirmed for next season. There are a few changes…

    F2
  71. Tuesday 2 December 2008

  72. Crestani joins Buurman at Ocean Racing 16:57

    Crestani joins Buurman at Ocean Racing

    Ocean Racing Technology announced its second driver on Tuesday afternoon. Fabrizio Crestani will join Yelmer Buurman in Dubai this weekend for his GP2 Asia…

    F2
  73. Sunday 30 November 2008

  74. Buurman joins Ocean Racing Technology 13:23

    Buurman joins Ocean Racing Technology

    The Ocean Racing Technology GP2 team has immediately announced the team's new driver Yelmer Buurman after the team announced taking over BCN Competicion.…

    F2
  75. Friday 28 November 2008

  76. Tiago Monteiro confirms the acquisition of GP2 team 13:04

    Tiago Monteiro confirms the acquisition of GP2 team

    The acquisition of the BCN team currently competing in the GP2 series by a project driven by former F1 racer Tiago Monteiro, was finalized this week and from…

    F2
  77. Thursday 25 September 2008

  78. GP2 test gets under way at Paul Ricard 10:33

    GP2 test gets under way at Paul Ricard

    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…

    F2
  79. Wednesday 18 June 2008

  80. Iaconelli to replace Pavlovic at BCN 18:02

    Iaconelli to replace Pavlovic at BCN

    The BCN Competicion team has announced that the team will have Carlos Iaconelli behind the wheel at this weekend's French Grand Prix. The Brazilian will replace…

    F2
  81. Wednesday 7 May 2008

  82. Valles to replace Nocera at BCN 10:32

    Valles to replace Nocera at BCN

    After just one race for the BCN Competicion team the season is over for Paolo Nocera. Adrian Valles will replace the Italian driver with immediate effect.…

    F2
  83. Monday 24 December 2007

  84. Nocera joins BCN 14:03

    Nocera joins BCN

    The BCN Competicion team announced that it signed an agreement with Paolo Nocera. The Italian will race for the Spanish team in the 2008 GP2 series. In 2007…

    F2
  85. Wednesday 1 August 2007

  86. Niemela to replace Yamamoto at BCN 10:46

    Niemela to replace Yamamoto at BCN

    BCN Competicion driver Sakon Yamamoto won't finish the season with the Spanish team. Yamamoto will join the Spyker F1 team in Hungary as replacement to…

    F2
  87. Monday 16 April 2007

  88. Disappointing weekend for rookie driver Tung 16:07

    Disappointing weekend for rookie driver Tung

    GP2 rookie driver Ho-Pin Tung (24) crashed out of the race in Bahrain on lap 4 and suffered a minor wrist injury. It marked the end of the Chinese/Dutch…

    F2
  89. Wednesday 4 April 2007

  90. Tung joins BCN 15:42

    Tung joins BCN

    Ho-Pin Tung today announced that it came to an agreement with GP2 team BCN Competicion. Tung was the first Chinese driver to try a Formula One car. In December…

    F2
  91. Monday 26 March 2007

  92. Risatti lost BCN seat 13:35

    Risatti lost BCN seat

    The BCN Competicion team has announced that their second seat is available again after the negotiations with Ricardo Risatti failed. Risatti was unable to raise…

    F2
  93. Saturday 17 February 2007

  94. BCN Competicion signs Risatti 21:52

    BCN Competicion signs Risatti

    The BCN Competicion Team today announced that it came to an agreement with Ricardo Risatti for the 2007 GP2 season. The 20-year-old Argentine driver comes from…

    F2
  95. Thursday 15 February 2007

  96. 13:08

    Alx Danielsson linked to BCN

    Alx Danielsson, 2006 champion of the World Renault Series, is in negotiations over a race deal with GP2 team BCN Competicion, the Italian media claims. The team…

    F2
  97. Saturday 3 February 2007

  98. Yamamoto joins BCN Competicion 16:19

    Yamamoto joins BCN Competicion

    Sakon Yamamoto, the 2006 Super Aguri F1 Team test and race driver, has been unveiled as a BCN Competicion driver for the 2007 GP2 series. The Japanese driver…

    F2
  99. Saturday 19 August 2017

  100. 01:00

    Saturday’s GP2 Feature Race in Belgium was subject to a significant delay after this crash for Ocean’s Nigel Melker. The Dutchman lost control at the top of…

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