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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

F1 Bahrain GP: Nissany appears in FP1, Albon crashes in FP2

Alex Albon Bahrain GP Practice

The Bahrain FP1 and FP2 sessions had a different feel to them thanks to the teams having to use 2021 tyres from Pirelli as part of their running. Though they were optional in FP1, each driver had to set six timed laps on the next season’s tyres in FP2. Mercedes went above and beyond the […]

Callum Ilott scorches the desert: Bahrain F2 Qualifying

Callum Ilott demolished his championship rivals in F2 qualifying under the lights at Bahrain International Circuit to claim his 5th pole of the season. Ilott used an offset strategy compared to his rivals to ensure he was always running in clear air. The British driver’s margin over his nearest challenger Felipe Drugovich was almost four-tenths […]

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 […]

F2 Bahrain Preview: After two months, Formula 2 returns!

Mick Schumacher appears to have won the battle for a 2021 seat in F1 against his Ferrari stablemate Callum Ilott. But before he can claim his prize there is the F2 championship to fight over. Ninety-six points remain up for grabs across two feature and two sprint races. That’s forty-eight at each of the two […]

Ferrari to run Shwartzman at Young Driver Test, Alfa with Ilott

Shwartzman Illot Ferrari Young Driver Test

Ferrari has confirmed that two of their Ferrari Driver Academy drivers will be participating at the Young Driver Test at Abu Dhabi following the conclusion of the F1 season. It will be Robert Shwartzman racing in Ferrari’s SF1000. Meanwhile, Callum Ilott is going to handle Alfa Romeo’s C39. For Ilott this represents a lucky second […]

Roy Nissany to drive for Williams at Bahrain FP1

Roy Nissany looks set to have a bumper end to his F2 season with Williams confirming that he will make a third FP1 appearance at the upcoming Bahrain Grand Prix. The Israeli driver will also drive at the young driver test at Abu Dhabi for the team. The Trident is driver languishing down in 19th […]