2017 Season

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Teams & Drivers

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Team No. Driver
Prema 1 Charles Leclerc
2 Antonio Fuoco
Racing Engineering 3 Louis Deletraz
Nyck de Vries
4 Gustav Malja
Russian Time 5 Luca Ghiotto
6 Artem Markelov
ART 7 Nobuharu Matsushita
8 Alexander Albon
Sergey Sirotkin
DAMS 9 Oliver Rowland
10 Nicholas Latifi
Campos 11 Ralph Boschung
12 Stefano Coletti
Roberto Merhi
Robert Visoiu
Alex Palou
MP Motorsport 14 Jordan King
15 Sergio Sette Camara
Trident 16 Nabil Jeffri
17 Sergio Canamasas
Raffaele Marciello
Callum Ilott
Santino Ferrucci
Rapax 18 Nyck de Vries
Louis Deletraz
19 Johnny Cecotto Jr.
Sergio Canamasas
Roberto Merhi
René Binder
Arden 20 Norman Nato
21 Sean Gelael

2017 Driver Helmets
2017 Team Liveries
2017 Regulations
2017 Car

Driver changes

After round 1 in Bahrain, Campos replaced Coletti with Merhi.
After round 2 in Spain, Campos replaced Merhi with Visoiu.
After round 3 in Monaco, ART replaced Albon with Sirotkin.
After round 4 in Azerbaijan, ART replaced Sirotkin with Albon, Rapax replaced Cecotto with Canamasas and Trident replaced Canamasas with Marciello.
After round 5 in Austria, Trident replaced Marciello with Ilott.
After round 6 in the United Kingdom, Trident replaced Ilott with Ferrucci.
After round 7 in Hungary, Racing Engineering replaced Deletraz with de Vries and Rapax replaced de Vries with Deletraz and Canamasas with Merhi.
After round 9 in Italy, Rapax replaced Merhi with Binder and Campos replaced Visoiu with Palou.

Calendar

Pre-season tests

Test Country Circuit Date Fastest driver Team Report
1 Spain Catalunya March 13th Nobuh. Matsushita ART Day 1
March 14th Alexander Albon ART Day 2
March 15th Norman Nato Arden Day 3
2 Bahrain Sakhir March 29th Charles Leclerc Prema Day 1
March 30th Nicholas Latifi DAMS Day 2
March 31st Nyck de Vries Rapax Day 3

Races

Round Country Circuit Date Winner/Polesitter Team Report
1 Bahrain Sakhir April 14th Oliver Rowland DAMS Practice
Charles Leclerc Prema Qualifying
April 15th Artem Markelov Russian Time Race 1
April 16th Charles Leclerc Prema Race 2
2 Spain Catalunya May 12th Charles Leclerc Prema Practice
Charles Leclerc Prema Qualifying
May 13th Charles Leclerc Prema Race 1
May 14th Nobuh. Matsushita ART Race 2
3 Monaco Monte Carlo May 25th Charles Leclerc Prema Practice
Charles Leclerc Prema Qualifying
May 26th Oliver Rowland DAMS Race 1
May 27th Nyck de Vries Rapax Race 2
4 Azerbaijan Baku June 23rd Nyck de Vries Rapax Practice
Charles Leclerc Prema Qualifying
June 24th Charles Leclerc Prema Race 1
June 25th Norman Nato Arden Race 2
5 Austria Spielberg July 7th Charles Leclerc Prema Practice
Charles Leclerc Prema Qualifying
July 8th Charles Leclerc Prema Race 1
July 9th Artem Markelov Russian Time Race 2
6 United Kingdom Silverstone July 14th Charles Leclerc Prema Practice
Charles Leclerc Prema Qualifying
July 15th Charles Leclerc Prema Race 1
July 16th Nicholas Latifi DAMS Race 2
7 Hungary Hungaroring July 28th Charles Leclerc Prema Practice
Oliver Rowland DAMS Qualifying
July 29th Oliver Rowland DAMS Race 1
July 30th Nobuh. Matsushita ART Race 2
8 Belgium Spa-Francorchamps August 25th Charles Leclerc Prema Practice
Charles Leclerc Prema Qualifying
August 26th Artem Markelov Russian Time Race 1
August 27th Sergio Camara MP Motorsport Race 2
9 Italy Monza September 1st Artem Markelov Russian Time Practice
Nobuh. Matsushita ART Qualifying
September 2nd Antonio Fuoco Prema Race 1
September 3rd Luca Ghiotto Russian Time Race 2
10 Spain Jerez October 6th Charles Leclerc Prema Practice
Charles Leclerc Prema Qualifying
October 7th Race 1
October 8th Race 2
11 Abu Dhabi Yas Marina November 24th Practice
Qualifying
November 25th Race 1
November 26th Race 2

Points

To replicate the points system in F1, the points system will remain the same introduced in 2012.

Position Feature Race points Sprint Race points
1 25 15
2 18 12
3 15 10
4 12 8
5 10 6
6 8 4
7 6 2
8 4 1
9 2 0
10 1 0
11+ 0 0
Pole position 4
Fastest lap 2 2

Tyres

Pirelli, GP2’s only tyre supplier, will provide the teams with two different dry compounds, 3 sets of prime (hard) tyres and two sets of option (soft) tyres per driver, to be used throughout the race weekend. The drivers have to stop at least once in Saturday’s feature race to change from one of the slick compounds to the other, if the race is run in dry conditions and wet tyres aren’t used, whilst no pit stops are mandatory in Sunday’s sprint race. In addition to this, every driver will have three sets of wet weather tyres.

BHR ESP MON AZE AUT GBR HUN BEL ITA ESP ABU
Prime Medium Tyre 2011 Hard Tyre 2013 Soft Tyre 2011 Medium Tyre 2011 Soft Tyre 2011 Hard Tyre 2013 Medium Tyre 2011 Medium Tyre 2011 Medium Tyre 2011 Medium Tyre 2011
Option Soft Tyre 2011 Soft Tyre 2011 Super Soft Tyre 2011 Super Soft Tyre 2011 Super Soft Tyre 2011 Soft Tyre 2011 Soft Tyre 2011 Soft Tyre 2011 Soft Tyre 2011 Soft Tyre 2011
Wet Wet Tyre 2012 Wet Tyre 2012 Wet Tyre 2012 Wet Tyre 2012 Wet Tyre 2012 Wet Tyre 2012 Wet Tyre 2012 Wet Tyre 2012 Wet Tyre 2012 Wet Tyre 2012 Wet Tyre 2012

Key:
Hard Tyre 2013Hard          Medium Tyre 2011Medium    Soft Tyre 2011Soft            Super Soft Tyre 2011Super Soft Wet Tyre 2012Wet

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