McLaren Formula 1 junior Stoffel Vandoorne won on his GP2 debut in Bahrain for ART Grand Prix.
GP2 pre-season favourite Felipe Nasr has been penalised by stewards.
Jolyon Palmer started the GP2 season in the best possible manner by setting pole position for the Bahrain opener.
Jolyon Palmer took the lead of the GP2 Series in Bahrain on Sunday by winning the sprint race for DAMS.
Mitch Evans began the 2014 GP2 Series by setting the fastest time in Friday's practice for Russian Time.
Jon Lancaster, Conor Daly and Axcil Jefferies have secured the final seats on the GP2 grid for this weekend's season-opener.
Jon Lancaster topped the final day of pre-season GP2 testing in Bahrain by less than a tenth of a second over Alexander Rossi.
Alexander Rossi put Caterham at the top of the timesheets after the first day of GP2's final pre-season test in Bahrain.
Rio Haryanto and Caterham team-mate Alexander Rossi locked out the top two spots on the second day of GP2's final pre-season test in Bahrain.
Sam Lowes is still experiencing some pain in his wrist right after tendonitis struck during the last Moto2 test at Jerez.
Jon Lancaster is hopeful he can secure a GP2 racing deal with MP Motorsport after testing with the Dutch team.
Jolyon Palmer continued his strong start to his 2014 GP2 preparations by topping the second day of pre-season testing in Abu Dhabi.
Jon Lancaster narrowly edged Johnny Cecotto and Jolyon Palmer to set the pace on the third and final day of GP2 pre-season testing in Abu Dhabi.
GP2 race winner Giacomo Ricci is to return to the series in a management role with Trident.
Stefano Coletti will remain in GP2 for a fourth season after switching to Racing Engineering for 2014.
Jolyon Palmer set the pace on the first day of GP2 2014 pre-season testing in Abu Dhabi.