The 2011 GP2 Series review
Romain Grosjean entered the 2011 GP2 season with one aim; to win it. Fortunately for the DAMS team, that's exactly what happened, propelling the Frenchman back to an F1 race seat after two years away
The GP2 Series took on a different look in 2011, and that wasn't just because a new car and tyre supplier were introduced. The stakes are always high when young drivers are within touching distance of the Formula 1 paddock, but never before had such a wealth of experience been on show at the front of the grid.
Or in other words, never before had so many been sat in the last-chance saloon. Very few of the drivers at the front had the excuse of a lack of experience, and many of them had very important people who they had to impress if they wanted to keep their career going in the right direction.
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