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: […]

Why the never-ending story of driver budgets needs to end

The great Terry Pratchett once wrote that dog bites man is not news.  Man bites dog, on the other hand, well that’s news.  In much the same way, “Junior driver’s career ends due to lack of budget” is not news anymore.  It’s frustrating, everpresent, and far too common a problem but it isn’t a surprise […]

Oscar Piastri: Alpine Academy Focus

Oscar Piastri Alpine F2

Oscar Piastri is the reigning FIA F3 champion, managed by Australian F1 legend Mark Webber, and in 2021 Piastri will step into Mick Schumacher’s old Prema F2 car. There’s little wonder he’s one of Alpine’s brightest hopes for a future F1 star. Oscar Piastri: Early Years Piastri was born in Melbourne, Australia on the 6th […]

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 […]

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 Qualifying: Tsunoda takes pole as Schumacher crashes

It was all drama for the final F2 qualifying session of the year at Sakhir.  Bahrain International Circuit looked as spectacular as ever under the lights and the F2 cars gleamed as they prepared to fight it out for pole position. Felipe Drugovich and Guiliano Alesi led an MP Motorsport one-two as the cars filed […]

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 […]

Shwartzman wins as title contenders falter: Bahrain F2 Sprint

Bahrain F2 Sprint Race

With a dramatic enough Feature Race, a quieter affair for the F2 sprint race at Bahrain wouldn’t be a problem. That wasn’t to be the case whatsoever though with action all through the field. The second race of the four that F2 will have in Bahrain over these two weekends saw Shwartzman lead from start […]

Drugovitch Dominates in the Dunes: Bahrain F2 Feature Race

Following another dominant qualifying result on Friday, Callum Ilott had his sights set on converting pole into a win to close down Mick Schumacher in the title chase.  This was the welcome return of the F2 Feature Race in Bahrain, late 2020 edition. Ilott got off the line well but in the second phase of […]