The GP2 Series has just announced that for its forthcoming term of competition from 2011-13, when the series races a new chassis on new rubber, i.e.; Pirelli, that 13 Teams will contest both the “Winter” GP2 Asia and (main) “Summer” GP2 Championships.
Eleven current competitors will return with the addition of Carlin Motorsports and Team Air Asia rounding out the field of 13 Teams. Carlin is a well known concern, having won multiple “lower” Feeder category series, while Team Air Asia is a brand new entity linked to current Lotus Racing F1 Boss tony Fernandes.
The 13 Teams are: Arden International; (NED) ART Grand Prix; (FRA) Barwa Addax Team; (ESP) Carlin; (GBR) Dams; (FRA) iSport International; (GBR) Ocean Racing Technology; (POR) Racing Engineering; (ESP) Rapax; (ITA) Scuderia Coloni; (ITA) Super Nova Racing; (GBR) Team Air Asia; (MAS) Trident Racing (ITA)