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

Formula 2 has passed its halfway point in terms of driver announcements for 2021. We now know the names of fourteen of the twenty-two drivers that will compete in this season’s championship. The process is a little bit of a bingo game with many positions awaiting a rubber stamping. Red Bull and their en-masse press […]

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 […]

F1 Sakhir Qualifying: Tight top three, but Bottas brings A-game

Valtteri Bottas Formula 1 Sakhir GP Qualifying

Qualifying for the F1 Sakhir GP was perhaps the most anticipated of the season. All eyeballs were on young George Russell and whether he could take the fight to Valtteri Bottas in his first non-Williams F1 Grand Prix weekend. With the lap time of this outer loop layout being so short, the teams were extraordinarily […]

F2 Sakhir GP Preview: Title Fight Update

Here we go again in Bahrain for round 12 of the F2 championship at the Sakhir Grand Prix.  On Sunday, one driver will be crowned 2020 F2 champion. Following last weekend’s two races on the Grand Prix layout; Luca Ghiotto, Louis Delétraz, Guanyu Zhou and Christian Lundgaard were all eliminated from the title fight. Mathematically, […]

The chaotic run up to the Sakhir GP Weekend

George Russell Sakhir GP Guide

If there was ever a week that epitomised the importance of the Internet in motorsport, the days following the Bahrain GP was it. “Back in my day, we had to walk barefoot halfway across the country in hail to Silverstone to get news about racing”. Well, maybe not quite, but any motorsports news in December […]

Boschung to step in for Aitken at Campos for Sakhir

Ralph Boschung Campos 2021

The good news keeps on rolling in for Ralph Boschung. After securing an F2 seat for 2021, the Swiss driver will be jumping in at Campos early. The team will race him at Sakhir alongside Samaia in Jack Aitken’s absence. Since Lewis Hamilton returned a positive COVID-19 test, a Rube Goldberg of connections have fallen […]

Aitken handed Williams F1 seat for Sakhir GP

Jack Aitken

Jack Aitken has been handed the keys to George Russell’s Williams FW43 for the Sakhir Grand Prix this Sunday as dreams continue to come true in the F1 paddock in Bahrain this week. It has been a roller coaster 24 hours since the news was announced that Lewis Hamilton had tested positive for Covid-19 and […]