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21/12/2010

GP2 Series 2011 season Calendar

GP2 Series 2011 season Calendar

The 2011 Calendar for the GP2 series and Team entry list revealed

The GP2 series is proud to unveil its 2011 calendar which consists of nine rounds, all events part of the official Formula One support series. As previously announced, next season will see thirteen teams fight for the crown with newcomers Carlin and Team Air Asia joining the field and ART Grand Prix renamed Lotus ART.

Our Series will see its season begin for the first time in Istanbul, Turkey where the Formula One Championship will open its European campaign. Following the F1 calendar, the GP2 Series will then move to Barcelona and Monaco in the last two weekends of May. After a break, the action will return to Valencia Street circuit at the end of June, and July will be busy with three rounds – the first at Silverstone, then at Nurburgring and Budapest back-to-back. After the summer breather, the Series will return to Spa-Francorchamps on the last weekend of August. Finally, the 2011 season will be concluded in Monza, Italy on 10-11 September.

Two pre-season test sessions will be organised first at Silverstone on 5-6 April followed by Barcelona on 19-20 April.

Complete Calendar

5-6 April Silverstone, Great Britain Test
19-20 April Barcelona, Spain Test

7-8 May Istanbul Turkey
21-22 May Barcelona, Spain
27-28 May Monte Carlo, Monaco
25-26 June Valencia, Spain
9-10 July Silverstone, Great Britain
23-24 July Nurburgring, Germany
30-31 July Budapest, Hungary
27-28 August Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium
10-11 September Monza, Italy

Following the results of the 2010 GP2 Series Teams Standings, the 2011 GP2 Series grid will carry the following numbers:

1, 2 Rapax (ITA)
3, 4 Barwa Addax Team (ESP)
5, 6 Lotus ART (FRA)
7, 8 Racing Engineering (ESP)
9, 10 iSport International (GBR)
11, 12 DAMS (FRA)
14, 15 Arden International (GBR)
16, 17 Super Nova Racing (GBR)
18, 19 Scuderia Coloni (ITA)
20, 21 Trident Racing (ITA)
22, 23 Ocean Racing Technology (POR)
24, 25 Carlin (GBR)
26, 27 Team Air Asia (MAS)

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