Tag Archive: F2

Aug 31

F2 2018 unveiled in Monza (+photos)

New generation car revealed to international media in Italy

F2 2018 unveiled in Monza_3The FIA Formula 2 Championship unveiled the F2 2018 to the international media in Monza today. The new car, which will be raced in the 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons, was revealed in the Formula 1 paddock ahead of the 9th Round of the 2017 F2 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 21

Spa Francorchamps Q&A with Thomas Lassus: “The track is a fantastic one and is a real challenge.”

This weekend sees the team in Belgium for one of the most popular venues that the teams compete at

Spa Francorchamps Q&A with Thomas LassusThe month break that the FIA F2 Championship teams have just had, has given the Racing Engineering team an opportunity to review the season so far and although, generally, the results have been disappointing compared with previous seasons the team is still determined to get back to the front of the field where they have been in previous years.

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Aug 20

Seventh season win for McLaren junior driver Lando Norris

Lando Norris took the lead at the start and already returned from the opening lap with a margin of almost one second

Seventh season win for McLaren junior driver Lando NorrisBritish driver Lando Norris (Carlin), who is supported by the McLaren Formula 1 team, scored his seventh win of the season in the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Aug 20

Four Brits up front at Zandvoort

Five different teams were classified in the first five positions

Four Brits up front at ZandvoortIn the 20th race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship season, Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam) made maximum use of his pole position and won from his fellow countrymen Jake Hughes (Hitech Grand Prix), Lando Norris (Carlin) and Harrison Newey (Van Amersfoort Racing). Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 18

A close qualifying at Zandvoort – Norris claims pole position

“It was a close fight for pole position with my team-mate” – Norris

Lando Norris (Carlin, 1m28.362s) was unbeatable in the first FIA Formula 3 European Championship qualifying at the 4.307 kilometres long Circuit Zandvoort: the McLaren junior driver secured his sixth pole position of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Bullfrog GP plans to enter the 2018 FIA F3 European Championship

Drivers develop their skills for making the step up to Formula One

Team Bullfrog GP presented its car at the FIA Formula 3 European Championship race meeting at Spa-Francorchamps and expressed its intention to compete in the series from 2018 onwards.     Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

Lando Norris strikes back, Maximilian Günther retires

At the 7.004 kilometres long race track of Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium

Lando Norris strikes back, Maximilian Günther retiresNot even a three places’ grid penalty could prevent British driver Lando Norris (Carlin) from winning the 18th race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

F2: Seventh heaven for Leclerc in qualifying

Championship leader on seven from seven in Budapest

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, HungaroringCharles Leclerc has continued his untouchable run in qualifying by grabbing an ever-increasing record of seven poles in a row this afternoon in Budapest, defying his earlier comments that the Hungaroring was not a track that suited him to annex the top spot by almost half a second from Oliver Rowland and Artem Markelov.

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Jul 29

Debut victory for Ferdinand Habsburg

Event: 06 Spa-Francorchamps

Debut victory for Ferdinand HabsburgAustrian Ferdinand Habsburg (Carlin) won the second race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at Spa-Francorchamps. At the 7.004 kilometres long Grand Prix track in the Ardennes, the great-grandson of the last Austrian emperor Karl I stood on the top step of the podium for the first time in the series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Lando Norris claims all three pole positions at Spa-Francorchamps

Lando Norris (Carlin) remains unbeatable at the 7.004 kilometres long Formula 1 circuit of Spa-Francorchamps

Lando Norris claims all three pole positions at Spa-FrancorchampsIn second qualifying, he came out on top once more. Behind the Brit, who is supported by the McLaren Formula 1 team, Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam) and Guanyu Zhou (Prema Powerteam) ended up second and third respectively.

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Jun 13

Successful weekend for the 2014, 2015 and 2016 FIA F3 European champions

Felix Rosenqvist, Lance Stroll and Esteban Ocon

The current FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers enjoyed a few days off, but two former and the reigning FIA F3 champions celebrated successful racing weekends.

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May 22

Racing Engineering Monaco Q&A with Louis Delétraz

“It will be a new challenge and a new experience…”

Racing Engineering Monaco Q&A with Louis DelétrazThe Racing Engineering team and its driver Louis Delétraz have been preparing hard for this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix as the 2017 FIA F2 Championship is already looking as if it will be a very closely fought season and all the teams and drivers will have to fight hard to score points.

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May 13

F2: Leclerc scorches to feature victory (updated)

Monegasque blasts from pole to chequered flag

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaCharles Leclerc has dominated this afternoon’s feature race at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, winning from pole but having to work hard all race long after a safety car threw everyone’s strategies out the window to win from Luca Ghiotto on the same strategy and Oliver Rowland on the alternate tyre choice. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Ilott takes race win, Eriksson retains points’ lead

The Brit finished ahead of his compatriot Lando Norris (Carlin), who was the best-placed rookie in the field

Ilott takes race win, Eriksson retains points’ leadCallum Ilott (Prema Powerteam) is the winner of the sixth race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship season at the 5.793 kilometres long Formula 1 track in the royal park of Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Two more pole positions for Joel Eriksson

Joel Eriksson (Motopark) was fastest in second qualifying, ahead of Lando Norris (Carlin)

Two more pole positions for Joel ErikssonOnce again in bright sunshine, the young drivers from the FIA Formula 3 European Championship decided the starting grid positions for the fifth and sixth race of the season at the 5.793 kilometres long Monza Grand Prix circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 19

Ferrari Junior Leclerc stuns on F2 debut with pole position and race victory for Prema Theodore Racing

Monegasque driver Leclerc, the reigning GP3 champion, took pole position by a mighty six tenths at the Al Sakhir circuit

Ferrari Junior Leclerc stuns on F2 debut with pole position and race victory for Prema Theodore RacingFerrari Driver Academy member Charles Leclerc headed fellow rookie teammate and FDA member Antonio Fuoco in a Prema Theodore Racing 1-2 in FIA Formula 2 qualifying in Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 11

Pirelli supplies a new era of Formula 2

Pirelli continues to supply tyres for the series formerly known as GP2

Pirelli supplies a new era of Formula 2A new season of Formula 1’s main feeder series begins in Bahrain this weekend under a new name of the FIA Formula 2 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 10

Sergio Canamasas joins Trident for F.2 season opener

Sergio Canamasas will contest Round 1 of the FIA Formula 2 Championship

Sergio Canamasas joins Trident for F.2 season openerThe Barcelona-born driver will be behind the wheel of a Trident-entered car for Round 1 of the newly-renamed F2 series at Bahrain International Circuit. Canamasas carried out positive testing in preseason with the Italy-based team, which is a morale booster as he heads to Sakhir with renewed optimism.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 16

 Sergio Canamasas captures top-5 finish in F2 testing

Sergio Canamasas took part in official Formula 2 testing for Trident carried out at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya

 Sergio Canamasas captures top-5 finish in F2 testingCanamasas achieved a satisfactory testing result at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, where opening Formula 2 dress rehearsal was held. The Barcelona-born driver carried out several race runs and at the wheel of his Trident Dallara showed competitive pace.
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Dec 22

Drivex confirms Christian Hahn for 2017 F3 Open 

Brazil´s Hahn signs with Drivex for 2017 season

Drivex confirms Christian Hahn for 2017 F3 Open The squad led by Miguel Ángel de Castro and Pedro de la Rosa eyes title next year following 2nd place overall and rookies´ honors in his comeback into F.3 racing Read the rest of this entry »

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