fia-f2 News and Analysis
Title contender Robert Shwartzman left the Formula 2 Championship in-season Barcelona test “not completely satisfied” admitting his qualifying pace needs to improve.
Felipe Drugovich ended the three-day FIA Formula 2 in-season test on top after posting the fastest time overall on the final day of running in Barcelona.
Formula 2 rookie Richard Verschoor emerged fastest on the second day of the FIA Formula 2 in-season test at Barcelona.
Alpine Academy driver Christian Lundgaard topped the times on the opening day of the FIA Formula 2 in-season test at Barcelona.
Having lost his backing from Red Bull, Richard Verschoor has had to graft to continue his ascent up the single-seater ladder. An impressive Formula 2 debut in Bahrain, despite the lateness of his deal, shows his unorthodox approach is paying dividends.
Juri Vips remains confident and is prepared to wait for a Formula 1 chance in the future after the Red Bull junior was jumped in the pecking order by Yuki Tsunoda.
Champions of the forerunner to GP2/F2 had a patchy record when it came to reaching the final rung on the ladder, if they were able to reach F1 at all. But there are plenty of reasons why it shouldn't be derided on that point alone.
Richard Verschoor says he will have “to work his ass off” to secure the funding to contest the full Formula 2 Championship, but is expecting to race at Monaco next month.
Going into the 2021 Formula 2 season the biggest talking point wasn’t about any drivers or teams, but the new race weekend format. Created partly out of financial necessity but also to spice up the action, the Bahrain opener provided a snapshot of the positives and negatives to come.
Ferrari junior Robert Shwartzman was left "super sad" after a challenging start to his FIA Formula 2 Championship campaign in Bahrain.
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.
Dan Ticktum believes a maiden Formula 2 feature race win was possible without a slow pit stop and the virtual safety car called in the closing stages in Bahrain.
Juri Vips has described his luck as “laughable” this weekend after a technical issue robbed him a strong chance of victory in the second Formula 2 sprint race in Bahrain.
Oscar Piastri struggled to process his maiden Formula 2 victory which he has labelled his ‘craziest ever’ in his fledgling career.
Christian Lundgaard has been reinstated to second position in Saturday’s second Formula 2 sprint race in Bahrain, the FIA has confirmed.
Formula 2 rookie Oscar Piastri made the most of a slick strategy and an excellent final lap pass on Guanyu Zhou to score an impressive debut victory in a crazy race in Bahrain.
Rookie Liam Lawson kept his nerve to hold off a charging Jehan Daruvala and claim victory in an eventful opening FIA Formula 2 Championship race of the season in Bahrain.
Theo Pourchaire will start the opening FIA Formula 2 Championship race from pole position after Juri Vips was disqualified from Bahrain qualifying for a technical infringement.
A late effort from Guanyu Zhou topped a truncated FIA Formula 2 qualifying in Bahrain to secure the feature race pole position.
Felipe Drugovich topped the times in the opening practice session of the FIA Formula 2 Championship season in Bahrain.
He was tipped for glory in FIA Formula 2 last year, but was hampered by reliability woes at inopportune moments. Guanyu Zhou knows he won't get too many more chances if he is to become China's first F1 driver, with fierce competition within the ranks of Alpine's junior stable
Bruno Michel says it would be “stupid” for someone to try and manipulate Formula 2's radical new weekend format, and is adamant teams and drivers won’t “play funny games”.
Oscar Piastri has revealed he is in line for more Formula 1 testing opportunities this year if decent results are achieved during his rookie FIA Formula 2 campaign.
A move to some form of hybridisation and the use of biofuels are among tentative early discussions for future Formula 2 and Formula 3 cars.
Formula 2 title contender Robert Shwartzman believes a new-for-2021 hard tyre is “much more complicated” after testing the rubber for the first time in Bahrain.
Campos Racing’s Ralph Boschung topped the final session of the FIA Formula 2 Championship pre-season test in Bahrain.
Marcus Armstrong topped the times on the final morning session of the FIA Formula 2 Championship pre-season test in Bahrain.
Christian Lundgaard set the fastest time in FIA Formula 2 pre-season testing so far to top the morning session on day 2 in Bahrain.
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.
Richard Verschoor will fill the yet to be confirmed second FIA Formula 2 Championship seat at MP Motorsport for pre-season testing in Bahrain.
Campos Racing has taken the covers off a special livery which will be carried on its FIA Formula 2 and 3 cars this year to pay tribute to its late founder Adrian Campos.
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David Beckmann and Guilherme Samaia will form the Charouz Racing driver line-up for the 2021 FIA Formula 2 season.
FIA Formula 2 title contender Guanyu Zhou admits he’s unsure whether “qualifying on pole or P10” is the best strategy for this season following the category’s weekend format shake-up.
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.
FIA Formula 3 champion Oscar Piastri says his rookie Formula 2 campaign is "very important' regarding his plans to reach Formula 1, but has no preconceived expectations for 2021.
FIA Formula 3 Championship star Logan Sargeant is weighing up a switch to sports-prototype or GT racing because he is short of budget to continue in open-wheel racing.
Campos Racing has finalised its FIA Formula 2 Championship driver line-up with the signing of 2020 Formula Regional European champion Gianluca Petecof.
Ex-Marussia Formula 1 and Mercedes DTM racer Roberto Merhi is in the frame to return to Formula 2 this season after a two-year absence.
Team owner and former Minardi Formula 1 driver Adrian Campos has passed away at the age of 60.
Ferrari Driver Academy member Marcus Armstrong will join former Formula 2 champion squad DAMS for his second campaign in the Formula 1 feeder series.
Matteo Nannini will complete a dual campaign in Formula 2 and Formula 3 this season with HWA, joining Alessio Deledda in the senior of the two championships.
Jehan Daruvala has retained his place in the Red Bull junior team and will remain with Carlin for a second season in Formula 2 in 2021.