2021 British Grand Prix: The F2 debrief

FIA Formula 2 at Silverstone cooked up a championship change underneath the sizzling British sunshine. Oscar Piastri leads the F2 standings after a topsy-turvy weekend from his Alpine Academy peer, Guanyu Zhou. Here’s what the GP Grandstand team thought of Formula 2’s halfway point Grand Prix: Jacob Phillips – “The key to F2 is consistency” […]

Formula 2: British Grand Prix 2021 Preview

While we’ve been getting our fill of W Series and F3 over the past weeks in support of F1, Formula 2’s new shorter season continues to frustrate with its massive gaps between races. When the sessions get underway at Silverstone, it will be six weeks since the last outing at Baku where Juri Vips and […]

2021 Monaco Grand Prix: The F2 debrief

Formula 2 had nearly two months away following Bahrain but was back at Monaco with a bang. A slow start with Sprint Race 1 providing few standout moments didn’t set the tone for Saturday where we saw two terrific F2 races. How did the GP Grandstand team think the return to Monaco went for 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

F2 Bahrain Quali: 2021 begins with Zhou on pole and FIA investigations

Guanyu Zhou Alpine Driver

The 2021 F2 season kicks off this weekend in Bahrain with its new format. With only one competitive session run, the series is already causing drama. UNI-Virtuosi looks incredibly strong. Felipe Drugovich took the fastest time in practice. Guanyu Zhou then followed in the Brazilians footsteps in qualifying. Zhou snapped up pole position for round […]

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, […]

Formula 2 2021: Five reasons you’d be mad to miss it

F2 Bahrain GP Start

The 2021 Formula 2 season is less than a week away and it is already shaping up to be an absolute vintage season.  If you’re an F1 fan and you’ve not got into the junior categories before, here are five reasons F2 is a must in 2021. The Racing Let’s start with the obvious one, […]