F3 Asia Round 1 Dubai: F2 and F3 drivers take to the desert

F3 Asia has officially begun, marking the end of the winter break for many F2 and F3 drivers. More than a handful of the drivers from FIA F2 and F3 descended on Dubai. A sceptic might suggest this was them to farm superlicence points. However, there is no doubt many of those racing were happy […]

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 […]

Red Bull announce their Junior Team 2021 F2/F3 drivers

Red Bull announced a host of their drivers’ placements for the upcoming 2021 season. The update finally lets us slot in some across F2 and F3 after a relatively quiet off-season thus far. There are some promotions, some retentions, and some series switches. Let’s go through from the top. Red Bull Junior Team 2021 Formula […]

Marcus Armstrong: Ferrari Driver Academy Focus

It’s quite astonishing to realise that Ferrari had no less than five of their Academy drivers on the grid for F2 2020.  While Schumacher, Ilott and Shwartzman all starred in the championship battle, Guiliano Alesi had a season to forget.  And somewhere in the middle of these was Marcus Armstrong. Marcus Armstrong: Early Years Hailing […]

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. […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]