GP2 preview: The third generation
It's all change in GP2 this season as the series introduces its third iteration of the successful Dallara racer. AUTOSPORT's GP2 correspondent Glenn Freeman and iSport's Sam Bird take you through the changes and what they mean for Formula 1's feeder category
The GP2 Series marks its seventh year as Formula 1's main feeder category with the introduction of its third generation of car for 2011. As always, the styling of the car has moved with the times and its silhouette mimics the current look of those at the pinnacle of the sport.
Technical bosses have admitted in the past that there were plenty of big changes needed when the popular first generation car was replaced at the end of the 2007 season. Lots had been learned during the first three years of the category, and the opportunity to introduce a new car allowed Dallara and GP2's technical team to come up with a well-honed package for 2008.
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