Feature: Young drivers to watch in 2015

Feature: Young drivers to watch in 2015

With the dawn of spring comes the start of several junior formula series, where a litany of young drivers hope to overcome their contemporaries and catch the eye of Formula 1 teams. The Formula 3 campaign begins next week, GP2 and Formula Renault 3.5 commence before the month is out while GP3 gets going alongside May's Spanish Grand Prix. Here, GPUpdate.net profiles 10 of the most promising young drivers to watch. Read more…

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  1. Saturday 4 April 2015

  2. Feature: Young drivers to watch in 2015 09:36

    Feature: Young drivers to watch in 2015

    With the dawn of spring comes the start of several junior formula series, where a litany of young drivers hope to overcome their contemporaries and catch the…

    GP2
  3. Wednesday 11 February 2015

  4. Binder switches to Trident for 2015 season 15:19

    Binder switches to Trident for 2015 season

    René Binder has switched to Trident for what will be his third full-time GP2 campaign. The Austrian, 23, will partner Ferrari youngster and Sauber Formula 1…

    GP2
  5. Friday 23 January 2015

  6. Marciello joins Trident for 2015 season 10:07

    Marciello joins Trident for 2015 season

    Ferrari youngster Raffaele Marciello has switched to Trident for his second GP2 season. The Swiss-born Italian, 20, made his series debut with Racing…

    GP2
  7. Sunday 22 June 2014

  8. Cecotto Jr. soaks up pressure to take victory 10:19

    Cecotto Jr. soaks up pressure to take victory

    Johnny Cecotto Jr. soaked up the pressure from several rivals to win Sunday's GP2 Sprint race at the Red Bull Ring in Austria. Cecotto Jr. took the lead at…

    GP2
  9. Saturday 10 May 2014

  10. Cecotto Jr. wins dramatic Feature Race 16:23

    Cecotto Jr. wins dramatic Feature Race

    Johnny Cecotto Jr. won a dramatic GP2 Feature Race in Barcelona on Saturday. The Trident driver used an opposing tyre strategy to usurp DAMS rival Jolyon Palmer…

    GP2
  11. Friday 28 February 2014

  12. Cecotto Jr. returns to Trident for 2014 17:44

    Cecotto Jr. returns to Trident for 2014

    Johnny Cecotto Jr. has sealed a return to Trident Racing for the upcoming GP2 campaign. The German-born Venezuelan, 24, made his series debut with the now…

    GP2
  13. Tuesday 5 November 2013

  14. Marciello tops day one of Abu Dhabi test 18:23

    Marciello tops day one of Abu Dhabi test

    Ferrari Driver Academy pilot and F3 European Championship winner Raffaele Marciello impressed on his first outing in GP2 on Tuesday, topping the times in the…

    GP2
  15. Tuesday 17 September 2013

  16. Raimondo secures maiden GP2 drive 02:00

    Raimondo secures maiden GP2 drive

    Gianmarco Raimondo will make his GP2 debut with Trident Racing at this weekend's Singapore round, becoming the fourth driver to partner Nathanaël Berthon in…

    GP2
  17. Thursday 5 September 2013

  18. Campana lands GP2 seat for Monza 12:49

    Campana lands GP2 seat for Monza

    Sergio Campana will make his GP2 debut with Trident at this weekend's Monza event. The 27-year-old Italian, who is fighting for the Auto GP title, will be…

    GP2
  19. Wednesday 24 July 2013

  20. Teixeira to return with Trident Racing 16:38

    Teixeira to return with Trident Racing

    Ricardo Teixeira will return to GP2 Series action at the Hungaroring this weekend, Trident Racing has confirmed, with the Angolan driver replacing Kevin Ceccon…

    GP2
  21. Saturday 11 May 2013

  22. Palmer, Bird and Berthon get penalties 22:20

    Palmer, Bird and Berthon get penalties

    Jolyon Palmer has lost the podium finish he achieved during Saturday's Feature Race at Barcelona, with the Briton one of three drivers to be hit with post-race…

    GP2
  23. Wednesday 20 March 2013

  24. Berthon, Ceccon sign for Trident Racing 11:28

    Berthon, Ceccon sign for Trident Racing

    Nathanaël Berthon and Kevin Ceccon have been confirmed at Trident Racing for the opening round of the 2013 GP2 Series campaign in Malaysia, leaving just…

    GP2
  25. Friday 22 February 2013

  26. Frijns gets three-day GP2 test with Trident 14:57

    Frijns gets three-day GP2 test with Trident

    Robin Frijns will test for Trident Racing at the Circuito de Jerez next week, with the Sauber reserve driver being handed three-days of running by the Italian…

    F1
  27. Friday 28 October 2011

  28. Trident to run Leal and Richelmi in Abu Dhabi 07:53

    Trident to run Leal and Richelmi in Abu Dhabi

    Trident Racing has confirmed its driver line-up for the upcoming GP2 Finale in Abu Dhabi, with Julián Leal of Colombia running alongside Monaco’s Stéphane…

    GP2
  29. Tuesday 11 October 2011

  30. Trident to take over Addax GP3 team 09:54

    Trident to take over Addax GP3 team

    GP2 team Trident Racing has announced that it will be branching out to GP3 next season. The confirmation for the Maurizio Salvadori-owned outfit came after…

    GP3
  31. Friday 23 September 2011

  32. Bird to test for Trident at Jerez 13:27

    Bird to test for Trident at Jerez

    A number of GP2 teams have confirmed their line-ups for next weekend’s text session at Jerez, with Trident announcing that Mercedes F1 reserve driver Sam Bird…

    GP2
  33. Saturday 3 September 2011

  34. Richelmi to replace Coletti at Trident 12:33

    Richelmi to replace Coletti at Trident

    Monaco's Stéphane Richelmi has been announced as the replacement for Stefano Coletti ahead of next weekend’s GP2 finale in Italy, stepping into his…

    GP2
  35. Wednesday 31 August 2011

  36. Coletti: I was close to being paralysed 16:31

    Coletti: I was close to being paralysed

    Stefano Coletti has revealed that he escaped paralysis by a narrow margin after his crash in the Saturday GP2 Feature Race at Spa. While approaching Pouhon…

    GP2
  37. Saturday 27 August 2011

  38. Coletti to miss rest of GP2 season 20:49

    Coletti to miss rest of GP2 season

    Stefano Coletti will miss the rest of the GP2 season due to the injuries he sustained during a crash with Mikhail Aleshin at Spa-Francorchamps this afternoon…

    GP2
  39. Coletti taken to hospital after crash 18:52

    Coletti taken to hospital after crash

    Stefano Coletti has been hospitalised following his violent accident with Mikhail Aleshin in this afternoon’s GP2 Feature Race at Spa, with the Trident driver…

    GP2
  40. Sunday 31 July 2011

  41. Coletti wins another wet Hungaroring race 12:32

    Coletti wins another wet Hungaroring race

    Monaco’s Stefano Coletti has triumphed in a dramatic drive to victory in Sunday’s GP2 Sprint Race at the Hungaroring. The Trident driver rose from 21st on…

    GP2
  42. Sunday 8 May 2011

  43. Coletti secures narrow victory in second race 11:37

    Coletti secures narrow victory in second race

    Stefano Coletti claimed victory in the second race of the weekend at Turkey’s Istanbul Park on Sunday morning, holding off Giedo van der Garde in the closing…

    GP2
  44. Friday 28 January 2011

  45. González joins Trident for 2011 season 08:32

    González joins Trident for 2011 season

    The Trident Racing GP2 team has announced that Rodolfo González will be joining its line-up for the upcoming season, with the Venezuelan therefore partnering…

    GP2
  46. Monday 22 November 2010

  47. Coletti joins Trident for 2011 GP2 season 11:27

    Coletti joins Trident for 2011 GP2 season

    It has been confirmed that Monaco’s Stefano Coletti will be competing with Trident Racing for the upcoming GP2 Asia and Main Series seasons. The 21-year-old…

    GP2
  48. Friday 3 September 2010

  49. Piscopo to make Monza GP2 debut with Trident 16:18

    Piscopo to make Monza GP2 debut with Trident

    Trident Racing has revealed that Edoardo Piscopo will be making his GP2 Main Series debut by replacing cash-strapped Johnny Cecotto at Monza next weekend. The…

    GP2
  50. Tuesday 23 March 2010

  51. Cecotto joins Trident for 2010 14:16

    Cecotto joins Trident for 2010

    Trident Racing has revealed that Johnny Cecotto Jr. will be one of its drivers for the GP2 Main Series of this year. The Venezuelan made his debut in the…

    GP2
  52. Monday 22 February 2010

  53. Zaugg joins Trident for Bahrain 11:37

    Zaugg joins Trident for Bahrain

    The Trident Racing team has confirmed that South Africa's Adrian Zaugg will be racing with the outfit for Rounds 5 and 6 of the Asia Series in Bahrain this…

    GP2
  54. Tuesday 19 January 2010

  55. Clos joins Trident for Abu Dhabi 11:23

    Clos joins Trident for Abu Dhabi

    The Trident Racing team has confirmed that Spain's Dani Clos will be taking to the wheel of one of its cars as the GP2 Asia Series season bursts back into life…

    GP2
  56. Wednesday 21 October 2009

  57. Trident signs Kralev and Cecotto 13:52

    Trident signs Kralev and Cecotto

    The Trident team has named its drivers for the upcoming GP2 Asia Series, with the championship scheduled to begin in Abu Dhabi next weekend. Spearheading the…

    GP2
  58. Saturday 29 August 2009

  59. Trident mechanic seriously injured 20:38

    Trident mechanic seriously injured

    A mechanic of the Trident team lies in a Belgian hospital on Saturday evening following a freak but serious incident in the Spa-Francorchamps pit lane shortly…

    GP2
  60. Monday 24 August 2009

  61. Kralev joins Trident for GP2 Asia 18:16

    Kralev joins Trident for GP2 Asia

    Bulgarian driver Plamen Kralev has confirmed that he will be driving for the Trident Racing team for the next GP2 Asia Series campaign. The confirmation of the…

    GP2
  62. Wednesday 15 July 2009

  63. Trident welcomes new managing director 20:26

    Trident welcomes new managing director

    The Trident squad has employed the services of a new managing director in order to boost its team structure. Luca Zerbini will be joining the Italian outfit…

    GP2
  64. Wednesday 8 July 2009

  65. Gonzalez to join Trident at Nürburgring 11:33

    Gonzalez to join Trident at Nürburgring

    Rodolfo Gonzalez will be joining the Trident Racing team for the German round of the championship at the Nürburgring this weekend. The Venezuelan will step…

    GP2
  66. Monday 9 February 2009

  67. Rigon joins Trident 17:07

    Rigon joins Trident

    The Trident Racing team has announced that it has signed Davide Rigon for the upcoming Grand Prix in Qatar. Rigon will join country fellow Frankie Provenzano at…

    GP2
  68. Tuesday 16 December 2008

  69. 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…

    GP2
  70. Thursday 25 September 2008

  71. 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…

    GP2
  72. Saturday 24 May 2008

  73. Conway dominates race two at Monaco 18:01

    Conway dominates race two at Monaco

    Mike Conway stormed to victory in today's race two in Monaco, leading from lights to flag to score a dominant first win in the series ahead of teammate Ho-Pin…

    GP2
  74. Sunday 27 April 2008

  75. Shortest race in Trident history 00:36

    Shortest race in Trident history

    The first race of the 2008 GP2 Main Series wasn`t particularly lucky for Trident Racing. Both Mike Conway and Ho Pin Tung were forced to retire during lap 1…

    GP2
  76. Wednesday 5 March 2008

  77. Difficult day for Trident 22:12

    Difficult day for Trident

    The collective tests at Barcelona, with all the GP2 Series teams on-track for the second straight week, proved to be really tough for Trident Racing. During the…

    GP2
  78. Sunday 17 February 2008

  79. Trident's tough weekend ends with points 19:51

    Trident's tough weekend ends with points

    Trident Racing ended the second round of the GP2 Asia Series in style at Sentul: Ho Pin Tung scored a valuable points finish on the Indonesian track, adding a…

    GP2
  80. Saturday 26 January 2008

  81. Trident pins hopes on next race 16:54

    Trident pins hopes on next race

    Ho Pin Tung and Harald Schlegelmilch, the two drivers of Trident Racing in the newborn GP2 Asia Series, ended the second race of the weekend respectively in…

    GP2
  82. Thursday 10 January 2008

  83. Tung joins Trident 09:41

    Tung joins Trident

    The Trident Racing team has announced Ho-Pin Tung as the team's new driver. Tung will not only compete in the European GP2 series but will also race in the new…

    GP2
  84. Thursday 20 December 2007

  85. Conway joins Trident Racing 17:35

    Conway joins Trident Racing

    The Trident Racing team announced that Mike Conway will be competing with the team in the 2008 GP2 series. It will be the Briton's second season in GP2 after…

    GP2
  86. Monday 24 September 2007

  87. Hernandez to join Trident Racing in Valencia 17:24

    Hernandez to join Trident Racing in Valencia

    Tident Racing announced that Sergio Hernandez will join the team at the final round of the 2007 GP2 championship in Valencia this weekend. He will join Trident…

    GP2
  88. Thursday 23 August 2007

  89. 18:55

    Risatti ready for GP2 debut

    Ricardo Risatti arrived today at the Istanbul track for his first GP2 weekend. Risatti is replacing Maldonado at Trident Racing this weekend for the Turkish…

    GP2
  90. Tuesday 21 August 2007

  91. Risatti to replace Maldonado at Tident 16:37

    Risatti to replace Maldonado at Tident

    Following his bike accident Pastor Maldonado will have to miss the Turkish Grand Prix this weekend. World Series by Renault driver Ricardo Risatti will replace…

    GP2
  92. Saturday 26 May 2007

  93. Maldonado hails 'incredible' win 20:16

    Maldonado hails 'incredible' win

    Pastor Maldonado is delighted with his first win in the GP2 series. In the Venezuelan's first season, the Trident driver completely dominated every session for…

    GP2
  94. Maldonado takes special Monaco win 18:11

    Maldonado takes special Monaco win

    Pastor Maldonado took his first GP2 win at the Monaco Grand Prix this afternoon for Trident Racing. The Venezuelan managed to convert his pole position into a…

    GP2
  95. Friday 25 May 2007

  96. Maldonado wins pole in Monaco 12:48

    Maldonado wins pole in Monaco

    After a strong start on Thursday Pastor Maldonado grabbed pole position on Friday morning in Monaco for Saturday's Monaco Grand Prix in the GP2 series.…

    GP2
  97. Thursday 24 May 2007

  98. Maldonado fastest in practice 14:53

    Maldonado fastest in practice

    On the opening day in Monaco Pastor Maldonado set the fastest time on the clocks. The Trident Racing driver was a tenth of a second faster than Timo Glock…

    GP2
  99. Monday 12 March 2007

  100. Trident Racing looks back at last week's test 17:24

    Trident Racing looks back at last week's test

    On Thursday and Friday the GP2 teams were testing at Circuit de Catalunya. Trident Racing had a difficult day on Friday mainly as their race driver Pastor…

    GP2
  101. Tuesday 20 February 2007

  102. Trident not worried about rookie drivers 10:42

    Trident not worried about rookie drivers

    On Wednesday the GP2 teams will travel to Paul Ricard to continue their preparations for the 2007 GP2 season. Trident Racing is one of the teams taking part in…

    GP2
  103. Saturday 3 February 2007

  104. Maldonando joins Hirate at Trident 15:30

    Maldonando joins Hirate at Trident

    Pastor Maldonado will join Trident Racing in 2007. He will partner Kohei Hirate in the GP2 series in the upcoming season. The Venezuelan tested for the team in…

    GP2
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