Guanyu Zhou

Guanyu Zhou

1999-05-30 (age 22)


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Zhou emerges as favourite for 2022 Alfa Romeo F1 seat
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Zhou emerges as favourite for 2022 Alfa Romeo F1 seat

Formula 2 race winner Guanyu Zhou is favourite for the second Alfa Romeo Formula 1 seat next year, although team boss Fred Vasseur insists no decision has been taken.

Zhou to make F1 practice debut in Austria with Alpine

Guanyu Zhou will make his Formula 1 practice debut with Alpine this weekend, taking part in FP1 for the Austrian Grand Prix.

Zhou: Heading Alpine F2 battle "definitely a good feeling"

Guanyu Zhou says it was “a good feeling” to not only leave Bahrain as the Formula 2 Championship leader but head a fierce battle among the Alpine Academy drivers.

Zhou keeps Bahrain F2 pole but receives reprimand

Guanyu Zhou will keep his FIA Formula 2 Championship Bahrain pole position but has been handed a reprimand following the outcome of an FIA investigation.

Alpine outlines F1 roles for juniors Zhou and Lundgaard

Alpine has revealed two of its academy drivers Guanyu Zhou and Christian Lundgaard will have roles to play within the Formula 1 team this year.

Zhou is China's only F1 hope for 15 years - Alpine

Guanyu Zhou represents China’s only chance of having a Formula 1 driver in the next 15-20 years, according to Alpine academy director Mia Sharizman.

Renault juniors Lundgaard, Piastri, Zhou handed Bahrain tests

Renault has announced that junior drivers Christian Lundgaard, Oscar Piastri and Guanyu Zhou will all feature in an upcoming private Formula 1 test in Bahrain.

Virtuosi rues lost 1-2 finish after Zhou exit

The UNI-Virtuosi team has been left rueing the gearbox glitch that cost the squad a perfect 1-2 in the opening round of the FIA Formula 2 Championship at the Red Bull Ring.

Red Bull Ring F2: Renault protege Zhou takes dominant pole

Renault F1 protege Guanyu Zhou blitzed his way to pole position as the FIA Formula 2 Championship made its belated season start at the Red Bull Ring.

Is this the driver who could fill Renault's F1 void?

Once the 2020 Formula 2 season eventually gets started in Austria, one F1 junior will face the most important campaign of their career to date in a bid to land a seat in Formula 1, as Frankie Mao explains.

Zhou wins “emotional” Anthoine Hubert F2 rookie award

Renault Formula 1 junior Guanyu Zhou says winning the inaugural Anthoine Hubert Award for the Formula 2 rookie of the year was “emotional” and “incredible”.

Renault junior Zhou gets first runs in 2017 F1 car

Renault junior driver Guan Yu Zhou has completed multiple tests in the French team's 2017-spec Formula 1 car, has learned.

Silverstone F2: Ghiotto outduels Latifi for win

Luca Ghiotto fended off Williams Formula 1 junior Nicholas Latifi, in a battle which involved the two making contact, to take victory in the Silverstone Formula 2 feature race.

Red Bull Ring F2: De Vries leads Hubert in qualifying

Nyck de Vries took his fourth pole position in Formula 2 at Austria, while Renault Formula 1 junior Anthoine Hubert made use of clever strategy to land second.

The F1 junior with a nation's hopes on his shoulders Prime

The F1 junior with a nation's hopes on his shoulders

Drawing a comparison between double Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso and rookie Formula 2 driver Guan Yu Zhou might seem bizarre at first, but the power of both to inspire a nation means they have more in common than you might think.

Former Ferrari junior Zhou gets Renault F1 role

Renault has signed former Ferrari Academy member Guan Yu Zhou as its Formula 1 test and development driver for 2019, adding to his Formula 2 programme with UNI-Virtuosi.

Zhou joins UNI-Virtuosi for 2019 F2 season

Ferrari Academy and European Formula 3 driver Guan Yu Zhou will compete for the new UNI-Virtuosi Formula 2 team in 2019.

Hockenheim F3: Zhou wins as clash postpones Schumacher coronation

Ferrari junior Guan Yu Zhou won the first race of the Formula 3 European Championship finale at Hockenheim, as Mick Schumacher’s coronation was put on hold by a first-lap collision.

Zandvoort F3: Aron wins again despite Ticktum clash

Ralf Aron’s perfect Saturday continued when he made it two wins out of two in the Formula 3 European Championship weekend at Zandvoort.

Pau F3: Ferrari junior Zhou takes first win in 2018 opener

Ferrari protege Guan Yu Zhou took a start-to-finish maiden Formula 3 win in the first race of the F3 European Championship season on the streets of Pau.

Zhou lands Techeetah development driver role

Ferrari Formula 1 academy member Guan Yu Zhou has joined the Techeetah Formula E team as a development driver.

Red Bull junior Ticktum quickest in final F3 test

McLaren Autosport BRDC Award winner Dan Ticktum emerged with the overall fastest time from the final two-day Formula 3 European Championship pre-season test at Misano.

Zhou sticks with Prema for third F3 season

Guan Yu Zhou has become the third member of the Ferrari Driver Academy to sign up with Prema Powerteam in European Formula 3 this year.

Spa F3: Norris overcomes grid penalty to win final race

McLaren-Honda protege Lando Norris took his second win of the Formula 3 European Championship round at Spa to slash the points gap of series leader Maximilian Gunther, who crashed out.

Norris loses third Spa pole after crash

Lando Norris has been stripped of his pole position for the final race of the Spa Formula 3 European Championship round after being found at fault for the first-lap collision that eliminated himself and Guan Yu Zhou.

Norisring F3: Gunther picks up win as Hughes and Norris collide

Maximilian Gunther won a thrilling opening race of the Formula 3 European Championship round at the Norisring after a late-race collision between Jake Hughes and Lando Norris.

Norris inherits Hungaroring podium as Zhou is demoted

McLaren-Honda protege Lando Norris has been promoted to third place in the final race of the Formula 3 European Championship weekend at the Hungaroring after stewards decided to penalise Guan Yu Zhou.

Hungaroring F3: Eriksson retakes points lead with Race 3 win

BMW protege Joel Eriksson has retaken the European F3 championship lead by winning the final race of the Hungaroring weekend from pole position.

Hungaroring F3: Ilott blitzes the field in Race 2

Prema Powerteam's Callum Ilott dominated the second race of the European F3 weekend at the Hungaroring, beating nearest rival Joel Eriksson by 8.6s.

F3 preview: Will 2017 be the year Prema domination ends?

This year's European Formula 3 season is about to start at Silverstone, with several drivers looking to fill the void created by last year's F1-bound champion Lance Stroll. David Gruz assesses the class of 2017.

Hungaroring F3: Gunther takes points lead with straightforward win

Prema's Maximilian Gunther took the European F3 championship lead by becoming the first repeat winner of the 2016 campaign in Race 2 at the Hungaroring.

European F3 preview: Who can halt the Prema streamroller?

It may have been a turbulent winter for the FIA European Formula 3 series, but the category's 2016 entry list is still packed with quality. Valentin Khorounzhiy is your guide to all the runners and riders.

Ferrari protege Zhou to race for Motopark in rookie F3 season

Chinese racer Guan Yu Zhou, a member of the Ferrari Driver Academy, will move up to European Formula 3 in 2016 with Motopark.

Taupo TRS: Norris wins Denny Hulme Memorial Trophy

Toyota Racing Series championship leader Lando Norris took a comfortable victory in the third and final race of the Taupo round, securing the Denny Hulme Memorial Trophy.

Taupo TRS: Daruvala emerges victorious in four-way battle

Force India protege Jehan Daruvala picked up his third victory of the 2016 Toyota Racing Series campaign, going from fourth to first in a four-way battle on the restart to steal the win at Taupo.

Hampton Downs TRS: Ferrari junior Zhou wins incident-filled Race 2

Chinese driver Guan Yu Zhou made the most of a reverse-grid front row start in Race 2 of the Toyota Racing Series' round at Hampton Downs, leading all 15 laps on his way to victory.