GP2 Series: Season preview

GP2 Series: Season preview

The start of the European leg of the Formula 1 season also heralds the coming of another year of GP2. The field is, as usual, a blend of the ultra-experienced and the hungry rookies. Mark Glendenning assesses their chances

Can anyone stop Lucas di Grassi from finally getting his hands on the GP2 trophy this year?

In the estimation of most – himself included – the Brazilian will be the guy against whom everyone else is measured when the 2009 field assembles for the first time in Barcelona this weekend. He has pace, experience, and a track record of success in the series. On top of that, his move from Campos/Barwa to Racing Engineering means that he also has the car that won last year's championship in the hands of Giorgio Pantano.

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