Vladimir Arabadzhiev

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Vladimir Arabadzhiev
Nationality Bulgaria Bulgarian
Born (1984-03-16) 16 March 1984 (age 34)
Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
GP2 Series career
Debut season 2010
Current team Scuderia Coloni
Car no. 21
Starts 16
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 29th in 2010
Previous series
2006
2007
200809
2009–10
Italian Formula Three
Euroseries 3000
International Formula Master
GP2 Asia Series

Vladimir "Vlado" Arabadzhiev (Bulgarian: Владимир (Владо) Арабаджиев, born 16 March 1984[1] in Plovdiv) is a Bulgarian racing driver.

Career[edit]

Formula Three[edit]

Arabadzhiev began his career in the Italian Formula Three Championship in 2006, finishing the season in 11th in the standings, scoring five points.[2]

Formula 3000[edit]

Arabadzhiev moved onto the Euroseries 3000 championship in 2007, where he finished seventh in the standings, scoring 23 points.[2]

Formula Master[edit]

Arabadzhiev joined the International Formula Master series in 2008, finishing seventh in the standings for JD Motorsport, taking one win.[2] He remained in the series with JD in 2009, where he finished seventh once again.[2] He was awarded a test for World Touring Car Championship team Chevrolet at the Pembrey Circuit in Wales.[3]

GP2 Series[edit]

Arabadzhiev raced in the 2009–10 season of the GP2 Asia Series, for the Rapax Team, which took over Piquet GP after the first round. He also took part in the main series for the 2010 season, moving to Scuderia Coloni to partner Alberto Valerio.[4] After sixteen races without scoring a point, he was replaced by Brendon Hartley.[5]

Racing career[edit]

Complete GP2 Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 DC Points
2010 Scuderia Coloni CAT
FEA

19
CAT
SPR

20
MON
FEA

Ret
MON
SPR

13
IST
FEA

Ret
IST
SPR

Ret
VAL
FEA

13
VAL
SPR

9
SIL
FEA

21
SIL
SPR

17
HOC
FEA

15
HOC
SPR

15
HUN
FEA

18
HUN
SPR

14
SPA
FEA

19
SPA
SPR

Ret
MNZ
FEA
MNZ
SPR
YMC
FEA
YMC
SPR
29th 0

Complete GP2 Asia Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 DC Points
2009–10 Piquet GP YMC1
FEA

Ret
YMC1
SPR

Ret
20th 0
Rapax Team YMC2
FEA

13
YMC2
SPR

10
BHR1
FEA

17
BHR1
SPR

7
BHR2
FEA

12
BHR2
SPR

9

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Arabadzhiev at Driver Database
  2. ^ a b c d http://www.driverdb.com/drivers/7145/career/ Career Statistics at Driver Database
  3. ^ http://www.fiawtcc.com/Read_News.asp?idNews=368 Chevrolet test young Bulgarian
  4. ^ "Vladimir Arabadzhiev and Scuderia Coloni together in GP2 Series". Flagworld. Flagworld Communications Inc. 2010-03-22. Archived from the original on 2012-02-27. Retrieved 2010-03-22.
  5. ^ Beer, Matt (2010-09-08). "Hartley joins GP2 with Coloni". autosport.com. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 2010-09-10.

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