Liam Lawson: Red Bull Junior Team Focus

Liam Lawson Red Bull Junior Team Focus

Liam Lawson is one of the most talked-about names on the junior single-seater ladder but who is he?  Should you be excited about his prospects?  Red Bull’s Junior Team program is bursting at the seams with talent. What hope does the young Kiwi have to stand out from the pack?  Let’s find out. Liam Lawson: […]

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 […]

Dino Beganovic: In the Grandstand

In our brand new series of driver interviews, we sat down In the Grandstand with Dino Beganovic. A member of the Ferrari Driver Academy and driver for Prema. We speak about 2021, getting P3 in Italian F4, being housemates with Petecof & Leclerc, and what Marcus Armstrong will give him for his birthday… Check out all […]

Dino Beganovic: Sweden’s Ferrari Hopeful

Dino Beganovic is the latest Swedish hopeful making his way up the single-seater ladder.  We sat down for a chat with Dino to find out more about him and his career. Dino’s parents moved to Sweden for business before he was born.  His father was a mechanic and avid motorsports fan including watching F1.  Naturally, […]

Ferrari Driver Academy: Single-seater round-up

We’ve covered five of the Ferrari Driver Academy roster, but at the start of 2020, there were actually nine of them.  And in 2021, a new name was signed.  Here at GP Grandstand, we focus on F2, F3 and W Series so here is a summary of the five FDA drivers vying to reach those […]

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 […]

Jüri Vips: Red Bull Junior Team Focus

Juri Vips Red Bull Junior Team Focus

2021 marks the third full year that Juri Vips will compete as a Red Bull Junior Team driver. The Estonian has risen from F3 to racing guest F2 events since the backing of the energy drinks company and will race his first full Formula 2 season in 2021. But how did Juri Vips, a young […]

Robert Shwartzman – Ferrari F1 Driver Academy Focus

Robert Shwartzman Celebrates 2019 F3 Championship

Although he was not one of the trio of 2020 F2 drivers to get promoted to F1, Robert Shwartzman stood out as one of the stars of the season.  He had the most wins of anybody with 4 to his name.  Were it not for a catastrophic fortnight at Silverstone, we might have been talking […]

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 […]