Sato doubles up as Trident shows promise in Formula 2

Bent Viscaal Trident Motorsport Bahrain Sprint Race 2

Trident helped Marino Sato doubled his career Formula 2 points tally in Sprint Race 2 at Bahrain.  Admittedly this was finishing P8 and scoring 1 point. But achieving this in the first weekend of the year is a good sign of improvement from the Japanese driver.  Sato qualified 18th on the grid with new teammate […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Yuki Tsunoda: Why he should be in F1

Yuki Tsunoda to F1 2021 Sakhir GP

Three weeks ago, I wrote about the Red Bull seat dilemma and who I would pick for 2021 in the Red Bull and AlphaTauri cars.  One of the men being discussed was Yuki Tsunoda, yet  I chose Sergio Perez alongside Max Verstappen in the former and Alex Albon alongside Pierre Gasly in a season-long shootout. […]

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 […]

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 […]