Talking F’All: Emilia Romagna GP

Emilia Romagna GP Podcast

This week, we’re solely Talking F’ All about F1, but what a race to talk about!  The Emilia Romagna Grand Prix for 2021 had it all.  Big crashes, lots of spins, penalties and that rarest of beasts; a Lewis Hamilton error. Join Jim Kimberley, Gareth Winslade, Thiemo Albers-Daly, and new-to-the-podcast Jacob Phillips as they talk […]

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 […]

F2: Key Takeaways from Bahrain 2021

The 2021 season of Formula 2 got underway in spectacular style in Bahrain as the new weekend format was used for the first time. The drivers raced each other in two epic Sprint Races on the Saturday.  Wheel to wheel action was the order of the day as we’ve come to both love and expect […]

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 […]

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 […]

Was the new F2 weekend format a success?

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Coming into 2021, the FIA announced a new and somewhat confusing weekend format that both F2 and F3 would adopt. This revision, coupled with the fact that F2 and F3 will no longer appear on the same weekend was announced in December as a range of cost-cutting measures in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Many […]

Roy Nissany’s self-indulgence is hurting our sport

Roy Nissany (ISR) Williams Racing Development Driver. Formula One Testing, Saturday 13th March 2021. Sakhir, Bahrain.

Roy Nissany is currently the only person on the planet to have driven a current-spec F1 car and an F2 car in 2021. The pre-season testing in Bahrain let the teams and drivers get to grips with the machinery. For Formula 1, that meant (minor) regulation changes. With Formula 2, the cars are the same, […]

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 […]