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Who is your GP2 Driver of the Year?

CLICK HERE to rate 20 of the GP2 Series drivers out of ten for their 2011 performances...
GP2 has always taken great pride in being F1's 'feeder series', the place where you get to see tomorrow's Grand Prix stars today.

It's the place that launched drivers including Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Timo Glock and Vitaly Petrov into the top flight of motor racing: so, who's next?

The GP2 year began in Abu Dhabi in February before being blown off course amidst the turmoil of political unrest in Bahrain, but then went on to deliver another year of great racing alongside the European F1 Grand Prix events before returning to where it all began, with the GP2 Final celebration at the Yas Marina Circuit.

In between were 26 races on some of the best race tracks in the world, from Monaco to Silverstone, Spa to Monza - and even a one-off return to the old F1 track at Imola. And during the course of those dozen race weekends we got to know a whole new generation of potential motor racing stars-in-waiting.

We needed no introduction to one of them, however: Romain Grosjean has already been in F1, but now he was back to take care of unfinished business from 2009 in the feeder series. And he did exactly that, sweeping both the GP2 Asia and GP2 Europe championships so completely that there was even talk that he might be snatched up by F1 again before the end of the season.

But while Grosjean romped away with it, the battle for second place couldn't have been fiercer: Luca Filippi, Jules Bianchi, Charles Pic, Sam Bird, Marcus Ericsson, Christian Vietoris and more all vied to be the best of the rest, and along the way many of them got noticed by F1 teams for the Young Drivers Test for their first taste in a Grand Prix car.

So how did the GP2 Class of 2011 fare in your eyes? Who was the best? Was it really Grosjean, or do you have your eyes on someone else as a future F1 world champion? This is your chance to tell us, as we give you the opportunity to have your say on 20 of the drivers who have competed across GP2, GP2 Asia and the GP2 Final events this season.

Simply rate each one out of ten and we'll provide your definitive countdown in the coming weeks based on the average scores.

To submit your ratings, all you have to do is CLICK HERE.


Tagged as: vote , Romain Grosjean , Monaco , Monza , Spa , Asia

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Esteban Gutierrez (MEX, Lotus ART) leads Romain Grosjean (FRA, Dams) over the finish line for second place at the sprint race at the Hungaroring, Hungary in July 2011. [Photo: Andrew Ferraro/GP2 Media Service.]
Romain Grosjean (FRA, Dams) at the Nurburgring on Frday, July 22 2011. [Picture credit: Drew Gibson/GP2 Media Service.]
Romain Grosjean (FRA, Dams) celebrates his victory. Nurburgring sprint race - July 2011. [Photo credit: Alastair Staley/GP2 Media Service.]
The accident at turn 2 sees Romain Grosjean (the #11 yellow car third from the right) squeezed between the #9 iSport of Sam Bird (left) and the #27 AirAsia of Davide Valsecchi, while ahead of them is eventual race winner Esteban Gutierrez in the Lotus ART #6. Valencia, June 2011. [Photo credit: Charles Coates/GP2 Media Service.]
GP3 and GP2 logos [Photo credit: Drew Gibson/GP3 Media Service.]
2015 GP2 Series Round 7. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 23 August 2015. Alexander Rossi (USA, Racing Engineering). Photo: Zak Mauger/GP2 Series Media Service
2015 GP3 Series Round 5. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 23 August 2015. Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Media Service
2015 GP2 Series Round 7. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 23 August 2015. Cars line up on the grid for the race. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Media Service
2015 GP2 Series Round 7. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 23 August 2015. Alexander Rossi (USA, Racing Engineering), Jordan King (GBR, Racing Engineering) & Mitch Evans (NZL, RUSSIAN TIME) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Media Service
2015 GP3 Series Round 5. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 23 August 2015. Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) celebrates his win in parc ferme. Photo: Zak Mauger/GP3 Series Media Service
2015 GP3 Series Round 5. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 23 August 2015. Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) celebrates his win on the podium. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service
2015 GP3 Series Round 5. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 23 August 2015. Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident), celebrates on the podium with Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix) and 4. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service
2015 GP2 Series Round 7. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 23 August 2015. Alexander Rossi (USA, Racing Engineering) leads Jordan King (GBR, Racing Engineering) and the rest of the field at the start. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Media Service
2015 GP2 Series Round 7. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 23 August 2015. Alexander Rossi (USA, Racing Engineering) celebrates on the podium with Jordan King (GBR, Racing Engineering). Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Media Service
2015 GP3 Series Round 5. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 23 August 2015. Matthew Parry (GBR, Koiranen GP) crashes into a wall. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service
2015 GP3 Series Round 5. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 23 August 2015. Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) crosses the line to take the win. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service
Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Saturday 22 August 2015. Race One Press Conference. Emil Bernstorff (GBR, Arden International), Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix) and Marvin Kirchhofer (GER, ART Grand Prix). Photo: Zak Mauger/GP3 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 7. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Saturday 22 August 2015. The Safety car is deployed Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Media Service

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turnip - Unregistered

November 19, 2011 6:49 PM

Is there any way you can stop the Chilton family butlers voting and making him number 1? Actually I suppose Palmer Snr will get all his employees to vote for Josh the Boss. Wow what a top two lead foots that will make. Giovanni Lavaggi in at 3...

JustBored - Unregistered

November 18, 2011 5:06 PM

Please fix: Charles Pic did not finish "disappointingly behind his teammate". He finished (4th, 52pts) ahead of his teammate Guido Van De Garde (5th, 49pts).



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