German takes second F2 win ahead of Tuscher and Zanella
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Swiss ahead of Pommer and McKenzie in closely fought session
Mathéo 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.
Youngsters learn life-saving lessons with Brands Hatch YoungDrive! programme
FIA 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.
Brit bounces back from non-finish yesterday to take front-row start
Luciano 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).
German secures front row start ahead of McKenzie and Marinescu
Markus 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.
Pole leads the way at sun-soaked Nűrburgring
Kevin Mirocha shone during this afternoon’s (Friday) sun-soaked second Formula Two practice session at the Nűrburgring. The 20-year-old Pole, who secured his maiden podium last time out in Portimáo, posted a best time of 1:47.581s, 0.895s quicker than his nearest rival Dino Zamparelli. Swiss teenager Mathéo Tuscher went third quickest for the session with Daniel McKenzie in fourth and newcomer Axcil Jefferies impressing in fifth.
Brit passes Marinescu on penultimate lap to take early championship lead
British 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.
2010 Champion set for welcome return after cancer battle
2010 FIA Formula Two Champion Dean Stoneman will make a welcome return to the series this week when he takes part in the first official F2 test at Silverstone on 28 March – marking his first time in the Williams designed car since recovering from illness.