F2: Baku Preview

FIA Formula 2 returns to the streets of Baku, Azerbaijan for the third round of the season in 2021. Championship leader Guanyu Zhou takes a 16 point lead into this weekend, having won in spectacular fashion round the streets of Monaco. There is a raft of drivers in contention, thus making this one of the […]

F2: Key Takeaways from Monaco

Roy Nissany Monaco F2 2021 Podium

Formula 2 returned this weekend for its second round of the 2021 season. After a great opening round in Bahrain, it was Monaco’s turn to host the feeder formula. Not normally a track where overtaking is a common sight, Monaco was still able to deliver plenty of action and heartbreak over the course of the […]

Jenzer’s tough but promising Barcelona weekend

Chovet leads Ugran in Barcelona

Jenzer’s tough but promising Barcelona weekend was a rollercoaster of emotion.  I’ve always had a soft spot for Jenzer Motorsport.  From my very first glimpse of their 2018 GP3 cars in fetching blue and black, I liked it.  Cool name, cool colours, nice vibes. Jenzer have remained in the now FIA F3 ever since.  They’ve […]

How did Campos get on in Barcelona

Campos in Spain

F3 took to the track for the first time in 2021 last weekend in Barcelona. But with 30 cars on the grid and three drivers per team, you’d be forgiven for not being able to keep track of everyone. But don’t worry, we here at GP Grandstand have you covered. Today, I shall shine a […]

F2 2021: Grand Prix Grandstand’s Form Guide

Dan Ticktum - Carlin

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, […]

F2 2021 says goodbye to some old friends

In 2020’s Formula 2 season, twenty-four drivers competed in at least one race.  Astonishingly, eleven of these drivers won’t be returning to the grid for 2021.  While it is F1 that beckons for Schumacher, Tsunoda and Mazepin, many others are not quite so lucky.  Here then, is a roundup of who F2 has said goodbye […]

Formula 2’s 2021 drivers – who we know so far

Formula 2 2021 Driver Line Up

Update: All of F2’s 2021 drivers are now known. Thanks to MP Motorsport for making us wait ;). You can find our full 2021 Formula 2 grid guide here. Original article (Jan 27th 2021): Formula 2 has passed its halfway point in terms of driver announcements for 2021. We now know the names of fourteen of […]

After the 2020 Season: Formula 2’s post-season round-up

Callum Ilott in the F1 Young Driver Test

If you were an F2 fan looking forward to a nice relaxing December away from F2 news, you were fresh out of luck in 2020.  Before an onslaught of driver announcements for 2021, let’s take a refresher on the news from the week of the Formula 2 finale at Sakhir and into the post season. […]

F2 Test Day One: Daruvala quickest for Carlin

Jehan Daruvala topped the timesheets this afternoon in Day One of the post F2 season test at Bahrain International Circuit. The Indian driver is fresh from his maiden victory in the Sakhir Sprint Race on Sunday.  His fastest lap of a 1:41.848 was not far off of Ilott’s pole time two weeks ago of a […]

F1 Sakhir Race: Perez wins from back. Mercedes lose from front

Sergio Perez F1 Sakhir GP Race

Many people had hoped for a brand new winner in the Sakhir GP without Lewis Hamilton’s presence. They got one, but few could’ve predicted that it would be Sergio Perez atop the podium for the very first time at the end of the race. The Mexican was the last of the runners by the end […]