2021 Spanish Grand Prix: The F3 debrief

Formula 3 Spain Race Start

At long last the Formula 3 season has begun with the Spanish Grand Prix. The 30-strong field of young talent looked raring to go in the new-look format for 2021. It’s hard to say who was happier at F3’s return – the drivers or the GP Grandstand team… Jim Kimberley – “So many standout moments” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Shwartzman wins as title contenders falter: Bahrain F2 Sprint

Bahrain F2 Sprint Race

With a dramatic enough Feature Race, a quieter affair for the F2 sprint race at Bahrain wouldn’t be a problem. That wasn’t to be the case whatsoever though with action all through the field. The second race of the four that F2 will have in Bahrain over these two weekends saw Shwartzman lead from start […]

Nikita Mazepin tops the times: Bahrain F2 Practice

Nikita Mazepin went fastest in a double red flag interrupted F2 practice session in Bahrain.  This was the first track session for Round 11 of the FIA Formula 2 championship. The session start was slightly delayed with a shower of rain falling on the track an hour before the session. And the cars were late […]