F3 2021 is Go!

The F3 field in practice for Round 1 at Barcelona 2021

F3 2021 kicks off this weekend for the first round of eight at Barcelona.  An exciting calendar of tracks awaits the 30 drivers and 10 teams.  Straight away you can see the big difference between F2 and F1.  F3 teams have three drivers each.   The other main difference on the team side for F2 fans […]

Reflecting on the 2021 Emilia Romagna GP

A little bit of time has passed since Formula One’s 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. With no race this weekend, let’s look back at what we saw at Imola. Haas and Williams We know this year’s Haas is what is known in the industry as a dog.  Slow and with a tendency to bite the […]

Talking F’All: The GP Grandstand Podcast

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Grand Prix Grandstand is delighted to announce that we now have a podcast – Talking F’All! And it does more or less what that title says; we talk about F All. More specifically, we talk about Formula All… which means Formula 1, Formula 2, Formula 3 and the W Series. Join Jim, Gareth, Thiemo and […]

F2 Race Strategies in 2021

F2 Feature races are the most fascinating races of the F2 weekend as race strategies come into play.  It’s not just a Sprint race from lights to flag.  Let’s talk about F2 race strategies in 2021 and whether we could be seeing a change from previously favoured decisions. Guanyu Zhou winning from pole position is […]

Oscar Piastri: An interview with the Australian F3 Champion

Oscar Piastri Interview

If you’d like to watch our Oscar Piastri Interview, you can do so on our YouTube channel here! Once upon a time, a young boy started racing radio-controlled cars.  He was very quick driving them so he started racing go-karts.  Soon he was winning races and championships at the highest levels of karting.  So he […]

Richard Verschoor: Bahrain’s Unsung Hero

There were so many feel-good stories about F2’s opening Bahrain weekend.  Liam Lawson winning Sprint Race 1.  Oscar Piastri winning Sprint Race 2.  Guanyu Zhou proving the doubters wrong as he got that first Feature race win.  So, that’s three great stories right there.  But if I had to find one story or feature of […]

Sarah Moore needs your help!

This is an urgent appeal.  Sarah Moore needs your help! A racing driver’s helmet.  It keeps them safe from bangs on the head.  Tinted visors keep the sun out of their eyes.  They also mean we don’t see exhaust blackened, fly splatted faces at race end like those images of old!  The helmet is also a […]

Sato doubles up as Trident shows promise in Formula 2

Bent Viscaal Trident Motorsport Bahrain Sprint Race 2

Trident helped Marino Sato doubled his career Formula 2 points tally in Sprint Race 2 at Bahrain.  Admittedly this was finishing P8 and scoring 1 point. But achieving this in the first weekend of the year is a good sign of improvement from the Japanese driver.  Sato qualified 18th on the grid with new teammate […]

F2 keeps on delivering crazy retirements

Crazy retirements and F2 seem to go hand in hand. Gianluca Petecof was forced into retirement during the 2021 F2 Bahrain Feature race when his fire extinguisher activated.  The unlucky Brazilian was forced to pull off the track wiping foam from his visor.  F2 regulations dictate that the car cannot continue racing once the fire […]

F2 2021: Grand Prix Grandstand’s Form Guide

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F2 2021 is here.  It’s a new era and an all-new weekend format.  The drivers will have a 45-minute practice and a 30-minute qualifying on the Friday as before.  But then there will be two 100km or 45-minute time-limited Sprint races on Saturday.  The Feature race will take place on Sunday and will be 170km, […]