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GP2 Driver of the Year vote: 4th

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You voted Felipe Nasr into 4th place in Crash.net's GP2 Driver of the Year poll!

Top 10 GP2 Driver of the Year 2012:
4. Felipe Nasr

Birthplace: Brasilia, Brazil
Birthdate: August 21, 1992
Team: DAMS
2012 starts: 24
Poles: 0
Wins: 0
Podiums: 4
Fastest laps: 1
Championship points: 95
Championship position: 10th
Crash.net GP2 Driver of 2011 position: N/A

Lotus GP's James Calado might have been busy stealing the rookie limelight for much of the season, but we were just as dazzled by the performance of the Brazilian in his first season in GP2.

Time and again, Felipe Nasr made mincemeat of other more experienced drivers through the midfield as he rebounded from less than ideal starting positions on the grid. In the end he netted a hat-trick of third place finishes to add to a runner-up spot in the sprint race at Spa-Francorchamps as he ended up in the points in all but two of the races in the second half of the year.

If he can improve his qualifying performances and leave him with less work to do on race day, he should be a force to be reckoned with in 2013, when he re-teams with Carlin with whom he won the 2011 British Formula Three championship.

Top 10 GP2 Driver of the Year 2012 results so far:
3. James Calado
4. Felipe Nasr
5. Luca Filippi
6. Esteban GutiƩrrez
7. Giedo van der Garde
8. Tom Dillmann
9. Max Chilton
10. Marcus Ericsson


Related Pictures

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Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) during post-season testing at Jerez on 23 November 2012. (Photo: Malcolm Griffiths/GP2 Series Media Service)
Felipe Nasr (BRA, Dams) in Monaco. May 2012. (Photo Credit: Alastair Staley/GP2 Media Service.)
Luiz Razia (BRA, Arden International) celebrates his victory on the podium with Davide Valsecchi (ITA, Dams) and Felipe Nasr (BRA, Dams) after the British sprint race at Silverstone on July 8, 2012. (Photo Credit: Jakob Ebrey/GP2 Media Service.)
Felipe Nasr (BRA, Dams) resting during day 1 of GP2 Series Pre-Season Testing at Jerez, Spain - Tuesday, February 28, 2012 [World Copyright: Alastair Staley/ GP2 Series Media Service.]
Felipe Nasr (BRA, Dams) during the first day of GP2 pre-season testing at Jerez. February 2012. [Picture credit: Daniel Kalisz/GP2 Media Service]
Felipe Nasr (BRA, Dams) on Friday at Valencia in Spain. June 22 2012. (Photo Credit: Daniel Kalisz/GP2 Media Service.)
Felipe Nasr (BRA, Dams) at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. 2nd September 2012. (World Copyright: Andrew Ferraro/GP2 Media Service.)
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Alex Lynn - DAMS
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Pierre Gasly - PREMA Racing
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Luca Ghiotto - Trident Racing [credit: GP2 Series]
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Antonio Giovinazzi - Prema Racing [credit: GP2 Series]
Pierre Gasly - PREMA Racing
Antonio Giovinazzi - Prema Racing [credit: GP2 Series]

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