Yuki Tsunoda’s 2021 is just another incredible year of growth

24 months ago the name Yuki Tsunoda was an unknown name to many. Fast-forward to 2021 and the Japanese driver is preparing to take on the world in F1, the pinnacle of motorsport. How rapidly this 20-year old has risen through the ranks. You could be forgiven for thinking that the daunting task of driving […]

Why Spec Series Aren’t Really Equal

As fans of singler seater series like F2 and F3 where the cars and engines are a fixed specification and manufacturer, we like to think that because the equipment is the same for each team, it is the driver and the engineers working for the team that make the difference.  They’re the vital cogs that […]

Yuki Tsunoda: Why he should be in F1

Yuki Tsunoda to F1 2021 Sakhir GP

Three weeks ago, I wrote about the Red Bull seat dilemma and who I would pick for 2021 in the Red Bull and AlphaTauri cars.  One of the men being discussed was Yuki Tsunoda, yet  I chose Sergio Perez alongside Max Verstappen in the former and Alex Albon alongside Pierre Gasly in a season-long shootout. […]

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 […]

F2 Sakhir Sprint Race: Daruvala wins as Schumacher crowned champ

Mick Schumacher Sakhir F2 2021 GP

Jehan Daruvala capped his impressive drives across the two Bahrain weekends by winning the Sakhir F2 Sprint Race.  But his superb achievement was overshadowed by Mick Schumacher who was crowned F2 Champion for 2020. It was a dramatic and exciting desert showdown that very nearly saw a title upset. The track temperature was higher than […]

F2 Sakhir Feature Race: Tsunoda wins an action-packed 48 laps

Yuki Tsunoda F2 Sakhir Feature Race

For the final feature race of the season, there was a typically superb race from start to finish to feast on. Yuki Tsunoda is going to be in consideration for the AlphaTauri driver after ensuring he’ll nab the prerequisite amount of superlicence points for F1. However, he is out of the championship running which is […]

F2 Sakhir GP Qualifying: Tsunoda takes pole as Schumacher crashes

It was all drama for the final F2 qualifying session of the year at Sakhir.  Bahrain International Circuit looked as spectacular as ever under the lights and the F2 cars gleamed as they prepared to fight it out for pole position. Felipe Drugovich and Guiliano Alesi led an MP Motorsport one-two as the cars filed […]

F2 Sakhir GP: Tsunoda Fastest in Practice

Yuki Tsunoda in his Carlin F2 car

Carlin continued their strong form from the Bahrain F2 round today.  Yuki Tsunoda and teammate Jehan Daruvala topped the times for the Sakhir F2 round on the Bahrain Outer Loop. The early pacesetter was Robert Shwartzman in his Prema, the times starting at an initial 1:10 before Shwartzman improved to a 1:05.  Mick Schumacher in […]

FIA announce all current F2 teams will remain in 2021

F2 2021 Teams

The FIA confirmed that the current eleven teams in Formula 2 will remain for 2021. In a little bit of a nothingy announcement, the promoters broke the news that all F2 teams will remain until 2023. There haven’t been, as far as we’re aware, any new teams looking to join. None of the familiar names […]

Dan Ticktum: Williams Driver Academy Focus

What to make of Dan Ticktum? A rapid and clearly talented driver, his habit of letting his hot head overrule his rational mind, has already cost him his place in the Red Bull Driver Academy. Could it spell the end of his F1 ambitions altogether? Dan Ticktum: The early years After an illustrious and championship […]