Tag Archive: FIA Formula Two Championship

Nov 12

F2 runner-up Mathéo Tuscher nominated for Autosport Award

Teen racer joins rookie shortlist alongside F1 stars

F2 - Matheo Tuscher - Paul RicardF2 - Matheo Tuscher - MonzaFIA Formula Two Championship runner-up Mathéo Tuscher has been nominated as Rookie of the Year for the prestigious Autosport Awards. His name appears alongside Formula 1 drivers Romain Grosjean, Charles Pic, Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne, as well as drivers from Indycar, GP2, Formula Renault 3.5 and Formula 3. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Harald Schlegelmilch joins F2 grid for season finale

Latvian racer adds name to Monza entry list

F2 - Harald SchlegelmilchF2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipLatvian driver Harald Schlegelmilch will make his FIA Formula Two Championship debut this weekend (28/30 September) when he joins the grid for rounds 15 and 16 at Italy’s famous Monza circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Markus Pommer takes commanding win at the Hungaroring

Three contenders remain as title race goes into season finale at Monza

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Markus Pommer claimed his third F2 win of the season during today's round 14 at the HungaroringMarkus Pommer took a dominant lights-to-flag victory during today’s (Sunday) second Formula Two race at the Hungaroring, finishing ahead of Mathéo Tuscher and Dino Zamparelli to push the championship battle into a season finale at Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Markus Pommer powers to pole at the Hungaroring

German leads from Fontana and Marinescu

F2 - Markus Pommer secured pole for today's second F2 race at the HungaroringF2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipMarkus Pommer powered to pole position during today’s (Sunday) Formula Two qualifying session at the Hungaroring, just edging out yesterday’s race winner Alex Fontana by three tenths. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

Alex Fontana storms to maiden F2 win at the Hungaroring

Podium for Bacheta to edge closer to championship title

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Alex Fontana secured his maiden F2 win during today's round 13 at the HungaroringAlex Fontana ended his run of bad luck with a superb maiden Formula Two win during today’s (Friday) sun-soaked race at the Hungaroring, powering his way from fourth on the grid to finish ahead of pole-sitter Kevin Mirocha and Luciano Bacheta. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

Kevin Mirocha storms to maiden pole at the Hungaroring

Pole secures pole during closely fought session

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Kevin Mirocha secured his maiden F2 pole during today's qualifying at the HungaroringKevin Mirocha secured his maiden pole during today’s (Friday) closely fought Formula Two qualifying at the Hungaroring, setting a blistering lap midway through the session to edge out Markus Pommer by a mere 0.027s. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Alex Fontana at sharp end once more in Hungaroring practice

20-year-old leads from British duo Zamparelli and Bacheta in second session

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Alex Fontana continued his dominance during today's second F2 practice session at the Hungaroring Alex Fontana was yet again the man to beat during today’s (Friday) second Formula Two practice session at the Hungaroring, with the 20-year-old opting for a short six-lap run to set his best time ahead of British pair Dino Zamparelli and Luciano Bacheta.

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Sep 07

Richard Gonda joins F2 field at Hungaroring

Slovakian adds name to entry list for rounds 13 and 14 this weekend

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Richard Gonda joins the F2 field for this weekend's rounds at the Hungaroring (2)Slovakian driver Richard Gonda will make his FIA Formula Two Championship debut this weekend (7-9 September) when he joins the grid for rounds 13 and 14 at the Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Williams Advanced Engineering and Dean Stoneman collaborate to Fine-tune Driver Training Simulator

In time for the launch of the WAE High Performance Driver Training Programme at the end of this year.

Dean_snippetDean Stoneman - Williams engineers - Patrick HeadWilliams Advanced Engineering (WAE) is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with talented racing driver Dean Stoneman to work together to fine-tune the advanced simulator technology being developed at the Williams Technology Centre in Qatar (WTCQ).

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Jul 22

Marus Pommer sprints to victory at Paul Ricard

German takes second F2 win ahead of Tuscher and Zanella

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Markus Pommer secured a lights to flag victory during today's Formula Two race at Paul RicardMarkus Pommer secured his second Formula Two win of the season with a superb lights-to-flag drive during today’s (Sunday) second race at Paul Ricard.

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Jul 22

Markus Pommer powers to pole at Paul Ricard

German just edges out Tuscher with last lap surge

F2 - Markus Pommer secured pole for today's second F2 race at Paul RicardF2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipMarkus Pommer powered to his second Formula Two pole of the season after edging out Mathéo Tuscher by 0.139s during today’s (Sunday) closely fought second qualifying session at Paul Ricard.

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Jul 21

Mathéo Tuscher becomes youngest F2 winner at Paul Ricard

15-year-old Swiss enters record books with maiden victory

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 -Matheo Tuscher became the youngest winner of an F2 race today with his maiden victory at Paul RicardFifteen-year-old Mathéo Tuscher became the youngest ever winner of a Formula Two race with a dominating lights-to-flag victory during today’s (Saturday) sun-soaked opening race at Paul Ricard. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Mathéo Tuscher powers to third pole at Paul Ricard

Swiss ahead of Pommer and McKenzie in closely fought session

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Matheo Tuscher powers to third F2 pole at sunny Paul RicardMathéo Tuscher secured his third pole of the season during today’s (Saturday) opening Formula Two qualifying session at Paul Ricard. In cooler temperatures, the 15 year-old Swiss posted a best time of 1:53.023s late in the session to edge out Markus Pommer and Daniel McKenzie during the closely fought session which saw the top 10 covered by a second.

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Jul 20

Alex Fontana ends on top in Paul Ricard practice

19-year-old leads Swiss trio ahead of Tuscher and Zanella

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Alex Fontana was on top during today's second F2 practice session at Paul RicardAlex Fontana led a trio of Swiss drivers to finish on top during today’s (Friday) second Formula Two practice session at a sun-soaked Paul Ricard. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Christopher Zanella sets the pace in opening practice

Swiss leads from McKenzie and Pommer at sun-soaked Paul Ricard

F2 - Christopher Zanella led the way during today's opening F2 practice session at Paul RicardF2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipChristopher Zanella was the first to get to grips with the Paul Ricard layout, topping the timesheets during today’s (Friday) sun-drenched opening Formula Two practice session.

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Jul 13

F2 drivers show support for FIA’s Action for Road Safety campaign

Youngsters learn life-saving lessons with Brands Hatch YoungDrive! programme

F2 - The F2 drivers lend their support for the FIA's Road Action for Safety campaignF2 - Iranian F2 driver Kourosh Khani shows his support to the FIAFIA Formula Two drivers took time out of their preparations for this weekend’s rounds at Brands Hatch to show support for the FIA’s Action for Road Safety (AfRS) campaign, helping teach youngsters the importance of road safety with the aid of the circuit’s YoungDrive! programme.

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Jun 24

Luciano Bacheta awarded fifth win after severe rain washes out race two

Brit receives half points in Spa with Pommer and Mirocha on podium

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Luciano Bacheta claims his fifth F2 win at Spa during a rain-affected race two which was forced to be abandonedLuciano Bacheta was awarded his fifth victory during today’s (Sunday) second Formula Two race at Spa which was forced to be abandoned due to severe rain, with the top 10 receiving half points.

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Jun 24

Luciano Bacheta secures Spa pole for race two

Brit bounces back from non-finish yesterday to take front-row start

F2 - Luciano Bacheta secures pole for Spa race twoF2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipLuciano Bacheta bounced back from a disappointing race yesterday to secure pole for today’s (Sunday) second Formula Two race at Spa. The 22-year-old Brit waited for a clear track midway through the session to set a best time of 2:03.925s to clinch his second pole of the season. He was followed closely home – just 0.166s – by round seven winner Markus Pommer with Alex Fontana taking third for today’s race which gets underway at 14:15 (local time).

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Jun 23

Markus Pommer sprints to maiden victory at Spa

German takes lights-to-flag win ahead of McKenzie and Tuscher

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Markus Pommer powers to his maiden F2 victory at Spa todayMarkus Pommer drove a superb and controlled race to convert his maiden Formula Two pole into his first series win during today’s (Saturday) round seven at Spa.

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Jun 23

Markus Pommer storms to maiden Spa pole

German secures front row start ahead of McKenzie and Marinescu

F2 -German Markus Pommer storms to maiden F2 pole at SpaF2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipMarkus Pommer put in a superb late lap to storm to his maiden pole during today’s (Saturday) closely-fought Formula Two qualifying session at Spa. The 21-year-old German waited until the closing stages to post a blistering 2:04.623s to edge out Daniel McKenzie, who had held the top spot for much of the 30-minute session, by a mere 0.050s, with Mihai Marinescu securing third.

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Jun 22

Alex Fontana on top in Spa practice two

Top 13 inside one second in closely fought session

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Swiss driver Alex Fontana topped the timesheets during the second F2 practice session at SpaAlex Fontana finished on top by just 0.036s during today’s (Friday) second Formula Two free practice session at Spa, which saw the top 13 drivers separated by less than a second.

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Jun 22

Christopher Zanella leads the way in Spa

Swiss ahead of Fontana and Ghirelli in opening practice session

F2 - Christopher Zanella led the way in F2 free practice one at SpaF2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipChristopher Zanella continued where he left off by going quickest during today’s (Friday) closely fought opening Formula Two practice session at Spa.

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Jun 19

Vittorio Ghirelli joins Spa F2 test line-up

Kourosh Khani returns to complete 18 car entry list

F2 - Vittorio GhirelliF2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipItalian racer Vittorio Ghirelli will join today’s (Tuesday) Formula Two testing line-up at Spa-Francorchamps, ahead of his debut during rounds seven and eight this weekend (22-24 June).

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May 24

Axcil Jefferies makes F2 debut at the Nűrburgring

Zimbabwean to join grid this weekend

F2 - Zimbabwean driver Axcil JefferiesF2 - Axcil Jefferies will make his F2 debut this weekend at the NurburgringAxcil Jefferies has today (Thursday, 24 May) confirmed he will join the 2012 FIA Formula Two Championship line up, beginning with rounds five and six this weekend at the Nűrburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Formula Two announces new partnership with rFactor2

All 2012 JPH1B cars to feature in latest version of worldwide racing simulation

F2 - Formula Two and rFactor2 today announced a new partnership that will see all 2012 cars featured on the new simulatorF2 - Luciano Bacheta's Formula Two car as it will look on the new rFactor2 simulatorThe FIA Formula Two Championship is pleased to announce a new partnership with Image Space Incorporated (ISI), makers of leading racing simulator rFactor, which will see its entire 2012 grid featured in the brand new rFactor2. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Victor Guerin joins F2 grid for Algarve

Brazilian adds name to entry list this weekend

F2 - Brazilian driver Victor GuerinF2 - Victor Guerin will join the F2 grid this weekend for rounds 3 and 4 in PortugalBrazilian driver Victor Guerin will make his FIA Formula Two Championship debut this weekend (28/29 April) when he joins the grid for rounds three and four at the Portimão Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Max Snegirev returns for remainder of F2 season

Russian pilot joins grid from Algarve rounds onwards

F2 - Max Snegirev returns to F2 for 2012F2 - Russian driver Max SnegirevMax Snegirev has confirmed he will contest the remainder of the 2012 FIA Formula Two Championship, beginning with rounds three and four in Portugal next weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

New ‘F1-style’ overboost system produces thrilling F2 season opener

Drivers applaud innovative new feature at Silverstone

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Last weekend's opening F2 rounds at Silverstone saw the use of a new 'F1-style' overboost systemLast weekend’s opening rounds of the 2012 FIA Formula Two Championship at Silverstone saw the introduction of an innovative new overboost system, leading to some of the series’ closest racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Luciano Bacheta completes superb Silverstone double

Brit passes Marinescu on penultimate lap to take early championship lead

F2 - Luciano Bacheta secured a superb double win F2 victory during the opening rounds at Silverstone  F2 - British driver Luciano Bacheta celebrates on the podiumBritish driver Luciano Bacheta completed a superb double victory during today’s (Sunday) second FIA Formula Two race at Silverstone. On home soil the 21-year-old pressured pole-sitter Mihai Marinescu throughout before making his move on the penultimate lap to take the chequered flag for a clean sweep of the honours and an early championship lead. Marinescu finished second with Alex Fontana completing an impressive maiden F2 weekend with another visit to the podium in third. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Marinescu secures pole for second Silverstone race

Romanian leads from Alex Fontana and Luciano Bacheta

F2 - Mihai Marinescu secured pole for today's second F2 race at SilverstoneF2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipMihai Marinescu will start from pole for today’s (Sunday) second FIA Formula Two race at Silverstone with Swiss racer Alex Fontana alongside him on the front row. Read the rest of this entry »

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