Tag Archive: fiaformula2.com

Dec 15

F2: Delétraz and Fuoco join Charouz

New squad announce 2018 line up

Delétraz and Fuoco join CharouzCharouz Racing System is pleased to confirm that Louis Delétraz and Antonio Fuoco will be its drivers in the 2018 FIA Formula Two Championship.

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Dec 02

Albon tops test on day 3 in Abu Dhabi

Thai driver grabs fastest lap of test, Maini leads morning session

Albon tops test on day 3 in Abu DhabiAlex Albon has claimed the fastest lap of the 3 day FIA Formula 2 Championship post-season test at Yas Marina Circuit, topping the 3rd evening session with a lap of 1:48.110 halfway through to top the session ahead of Norman Nato and Nyck De Vries, while earlier in the morning session Arjun Maini was P1 with a time of 1:49.040, holding off rivals Norman Nato and Antonio Fuoco to the flag. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 01

F2: Maini leads the way on day 2 in Abu Dhabi

Indian tops afternoon session, Delétraz quickest in morning

Maini leads the way on day 2 in Abu DhabiArjun Maini has grabbed the day 2 honours after running fastest in this evening’s session of the FIA Formula 2 Championship post-season test at Yas Marina Circuit, topping the timesheets just after the 1 hour mark with a lap of 1:48.645 to steal a march on Louis Delétraz and Alexander Albon, with the Swiss driver leading the way in the morning session with a lap at 1:49.134, less than a tenth from Albon and Nicholas Latifi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 30

F2: Delétraz heads day 1 of post-season test

Swiss driver quickest overall, Norris tops morning session

Delétraz heads day 1 of post-season testLouis Delétraz has topped the timesheets for day 1 of the FIA Formula 2 Championship post-season test at Yas Marina Circuit, claiming the honours in the evening session with a time of 1:48.282, less than a tenth ahead Alexander Albon and Norman Nato, while in a morning session largely focused on longer runs Lando Norris stopped the clock at 1:49.084 to grab P1 by a tenth from Jack Aitken and Delétraz.

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Nov 29

F2: 2017 Post-season test opens in Abu Dhabi

First of 3 testing days starts tomorrow

F2 - Yas Marina CircuitThe post-season FIA Formula 2 Championship test opens tomorrow, 30th November, at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, a three day test at the venue of last weekend’s final round of the 2017 season which will be the first opportunity for some drivers to work with their new teams, and others to be evaluated for a potential race seat for the 2018 season.

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Nov 26

F2: Leclerc ends on top with Abu Dhabi sprint win (updated)

Champion barges into lead on last lap of last race of 2017

Leclerc ends on top with Abu Dhabi sprint winCharles Leclerc topped off his championship run with victory in the final race of the 2017 Formula 2 Championship this afternoon for the sprint race at the Yas Marina Circuit, slicing through his rivals all race long before mugging race leader Alexander Albon last time through on the long straight and running all the way to the flag ahead of Albon and Nicholas Latifi.

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Nov 24

F2: Markelov flies to Abu Dhabi pole

Russian shines in evening qualifying session

Markelov flies to Abu Dhabi poleArtem Markelov finally claimed his maiden FIA Formula 2 Championship pole at the last round of the 2017 season at the Yas Marina Circuit, making good on the potential he has shown over much of the year to dominate this evening’s qualifying session, stopping the clocks on 1:47.181 to grab the top spot by two tenths from Nyck De Vries and Antonio Fuoco. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

F2: Albon leads the way in Abu Dhabi

Thai driver tops free practice at Yas Marina

Albon leads the way in Abu DhabiAlexander Albon has claimed the early honours with a strong lap halfway through this morning’s free practice session for the final round of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship at the Yas Marina Circuit, taking advantage of an almost clear track to stop the clock at 1:48.974 to grab the top spot by over a tenth from Norman Nato and Nyck De Vries.

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Nov 23

F2: Yas Marina Circuit, United Arab Emirates preview (updated)

FIA Formula 2 Championship round 11 preview

2017 Round 11 preview: Yas Marina Circuit, United Arab EmiratesThe final round of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship will be held this weekend at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, rejoining the F1 paddock for the glamourous finale of their 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 21

“I’ll definitely miss Formula 2” – Charles Leclerc

Our champion discusses the season in The Big Interview

Charles Leclerc: “I’ll definitely miss Formula 2” Hang around Charles Leclerc for long enough and you’ll start to notice that he’s not quite like other people. Don’t read this as a pejorative, because it’s not: quick with a smile in any conversation with friends and his team, he has the ability to quickly find enough common ground with someone to put them at ease and cut through any reserve, which is uncommon enough in someone as young as the Monegasque driver.

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Nov 16

FIA Formula 2 Championship’s 2018 Teams announced

Eleven teams entered for 2018 season with possible twelfth team to be confirmed

FIA Formula 2 Championship’s 2018 Teams announcedFIA Formula 2 Championship organisers are pleased to announce that eleven teams have been entered for the 2018 season. Eight of the outfits currently competing in the Championship will return, whilst three new squads will be introduced: Carlin, Fortec Motorsport and Charouz Racing System.

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Nov 09

F2: Vote for the Dallara Award for Best Helmet

The nominations are now open

Vote for the Dallara Award for Best Helmet

The nominations for the Dallara Award for the Best Helmet in the FIA Formula 2 Championship are now open! The prestigious award is voted on by the fans, which means you can help your favourite driver win!

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Sep 02

F2: Ghiotto loses victory

Fuoco handed win after countryman’s penalty

Ghiotto loses victoryLuca Ghiotto has lost the win in this afternoon’s feature race at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza after the race stewards judged him to have gained an advantage after exceeding track limits at the first chicane on the last lap of the race, handing the Italian a 5 second penalty for his actions.

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Aug 26

F2: Leclerc soars to feature victory in Spa

Monegasque dominates from lights to flag for 6th win

Leclerc soars to feature victory in SpaCharles Leclerc put in a crushing display of dominance for victory in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, storming off from pole when the lights went out and leaving his rivals floundering in his wake as he brought home his sixth win of the season by almost half a minute, ahead of Artem Markelov and Oliver Rowland.

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Jun 09

Oliver Rowland: “We’re on the right track”

Monaco win shows the fightback is on

Oliver Rowland: “We’re on the right track” It’s quite possible that you are surprised that a rookie driver has been able to come into Formula 2 and dominate, to take a couple of wins and all the poles and to lead the championship. And if you’re surprised, then just imagine what his rivals for the title think.

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Jun 02

F2: A recap of the events that took place in the streets of Monaco

2017 round 3 recap

2017 Round 3 recap

All eyes were on Charles Leclerc as the grid arrived to start their weekend in the glorious sunshine bearing down on the Principality of Monaco: coming into Round 3 as the championship leader he had the additional benefit of racing around the streets he has lived on all his life, and if he hadn’t ever raced there previously, no one believed it wouldn’t be another advantage for him to use.

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May 20

Sean Gelael: “They’re the future”

From circuit to campus

There’s no question that drivers have a pretty good life: with families and sponsors who support them emotionally and financially, and a race team to take care of their organisational issues, leaving them to concentrate on training between races, with their time at the track mostly spoken for between debriefs, media commitments, training and time in the car.

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Apr 22

“It’s a win-win situation”

Nyck De Vries talks about his simulator work for McLaren F1

F2 - Nyck De Vries, Rapax, Bahrain International CircuitRacing drivers are always looking for a competitive edge in their fight to achieve their dream, for help to achieve the points and wins that add up to a tilt at the title.

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Apr 15

Markelov blasts to Bahrain win

Russian gamble pays off for first F2 victory

F2 - Artem Markelov, RUSSIAN TIME; Norman Nato, Pertamina Arden; Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing; Bahrain International CircuitArtem Markelov gambled on a different tyre strategy to his rivals at the first FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race this afternoon at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, mastering the scorching conditions and the life of his tyres to blast past Norman Nato and Charles Leclerc in the closing stages of the race for a masterful win.

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Apr 14

Leclerc soars to F2 pole

Monegasque takes first top spot

Leclerc soars to F2 pole Charles Leclerc grabbed the first pole position of the FIA Formula 2 Championship by running opposite to his rivals with a bold strategy, coming out early on his second set of tyres to steal a march on the field and claim the top spot this evening ahead of PREMA Racing teammate Antonio Fuoco and Nyck De Vries.

 

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