Tag Archive: Formula 2

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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Mar 15

Positive first collective testing in Barcelona for Campos Racing in new F.2

Formula 2´s first preseason testing came to an end at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya today

585A8564Roberto Merhi contributes with his experience to Campos Racing´s progress. Ralph Boschung shows quick learning curve on his first outing with a Formula 2 car.
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Mar 15

Norman Nato grabs day 3 honours

Frenchman on top in morning, Luca Ghiotto in the afternoon session

F2 - Norman Nato (Pertamina Arden)Norman Nato set the fastest time of the 3 day FIA Formula 2 Championship test when he topped this morning’s penultimate session in Barcelona, setting a qualifying style lap of 1:27.834 to take home the first pre-season bragging rights ahead of Oliver Rowland (0.054) and Alexander Albon (0.105). In the final session of the test, Luca Ghiotto stopped the clocks at 1:29.565 to top the afternoon ahead of Johnny Cecotto (0.262) and Nyck De Vries (0.426). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Albon fastest on day two in Barcelona

Thai fastest, but De Vries tops afternoon session

F2 - Alexander Albon, ART Grand PrixAlexander Albon stepped up a spot overnight to take the day two honours with the fastest time in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship test session in Barcelona, grabbing the top spot from Johnny Cecotto and Artem Markelov by 0.175s, while Nyck De Vries stole the top spot this afternoon in a session largely dedicated to race simulations, ahead of PREMA pairing Antonio Fuoco and Charles Leclerc.

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Mar 13

Nobuharu Matsushita tops first day in Barcelona

Japanese heads afternoon session on first day of test

Johnny Cecotto (Rapax)Nobuharu Matsushita claimed the first day honours after topping this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship pre-season test in Barcelona, stopping the clock halfway through the session with   a time of 1:29.061 to lead ART Grand Prix teammate Alexander Albon and Norman Nato, who both finished on the same time, by just under a tenth and top this morning’s best time set by Johnny Cecotto by almost two tenths. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Trident Motorsport Barcelona Pre-Season Test Session

The team will run with the already-announced Nabil Jeffri and Spaniard Sergio Canamasas

Barcelona MontmelòLess than one week after the formal announcement made on the last 9th of March by the FIA World Motor Sport Council, with the creation of the FIA Formula 2 championship, the cars are ready to tackle the first collective preseason test.

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Mar 12

FIA Formula 2 breaks cover in Barcelona

First three-day pre-season test session opens tomorrow in Spain

2013-05-12 - Pirelli - Spain - Circuit de Catalunya 02The 2017 FIA Formula 2 season officially kicks off tomorrow with the first test session of the year at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. The teams and drivers have set up camp for the next three days, from Monday 13th to Wednesday 15th, to prepare themselves and their drivers ahead of the debut of the new championship which will start in just one month’s time, on April 14th at the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Roberto Merhi to make Formula 2 test debut with Campos Racing

Next up for Spain´s driver is the opening three-day test in Barcelona with Campos Racing

IMG_7430Roberto Merhi will join Campos Racing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, the traditional venue of collective preseason testing, next week. The Castellon-born driver will team up with Ralph Boschung to complete a three-day two-car test with both Dallara-built cars entered by Campos Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Campos Racing will be in the renewed FIA Formula 2

The GP2 Series has been renamed to FIA Formula 2 in 2017

Formula One Group and the FIA have agreed that the GP2 Series changes its name to FIA Formula 2 for this year. The organizers have rethought the structure to provide the drivers with a clearer path to arrive to Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

MP Motorsport fights in 2017 on three fronts

2017 is a busy year for MP Motorsport

MP Motorsport Formula 2 Sergio Sette CamaraThe greatest Formula team of Netherlands is next season on three fronts active: Formula 2, Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula 4. In all three categories MP has the potential to score highly, as became clear at the team presentation. Which took place on March 9 at the home of MP in Westmaas. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

GP2 Series renamed FIA Formula 2 Championship

The joint announcement was made today at the World Motor Sport Council held in Geneva, Switzerland

150x80-flagworld-F2 Following an agreement between Formula One Group and the FIA, the GP2 Series officially becomes the FIA Formula 2 Championship from the 2017 season onwards. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Boschung top Swiss in 2015 GP3 Series

Rookie makes an impression with a podium and nine points-scoring finishes

Ralph Boschung As 18 year-old Ralph Boschung’s first GP3 Series campaign draws to a close, the youngest competitor from the 2015 field’s track record is remarkable. With 10 points-scoring finishes, including an impressive podium in Silverstone, over the course of his rookie year, Ralph was top Swiss driver in the highly competitive junior category. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 16

Lauda backs calls to make F1 ‘riskier’

“Only drivers with the highest driving skills – and I emphasise driving skills – should be in F1”

2015-06-07_1866 Niki Lauda: The most important thing, they must be again difficult to drive. When I switched from the Formula 2 to Formula 1, I crapped in my pants! Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

The top 5 development in the championships

Top 5 championship development points updated

Top 5 championshipsFollowing the week-end’s race, here are the latest championship leaders progression. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

No Formula 2 in 2013

Formula 2 will not be run and won next year.

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Jonathan Palmer and Patrick HeadThe FIA series’ operator Motorsport Vision, headed by former F1 driver and commentator Jonathan Palmer, said the existing format of the single seater series has “reduced its appeal to drivers”. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Christopher Zanella wins as Luciano Bacheta is crowned champion

Brit takes Williams F1 test with Tuscher and Zanella 2nd and 3rd

F2 - Luciano Bacheta celebrates winning the 2012 F2 titleF2 - Christopher Zanella takes victory in the final race of the yearChristopher Zanella powered to victory during today’s (Sunday) sun-soaked final Formula Two race at Monza, leading home Kevin Mirocha while Luciano Bacheta finished third to wrap up the championship title and secure the Williams F1 test.

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Sep 30

Pommer powers to pole for Monza season finale

Title rivals Tuscher and Bacheta line-up sixth and seventh

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Markus Pommer on his way to pole in MonzaMarkus Pommer put in a superb late lap on a damp but drying Monza track to claim his fourth Formula Two pole position during today’s (Sunday) closely fought qualifying session, ahead of the final round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Mathéo Tuscher takes pole in thrilling wet/dry Monza qualifying

Swiss ahead of championship rival for race one

F2 - Matheo Tuscher celebrates his fourth F2 pole at MonzaF2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipMathéo Tuscher made the most of the changeable conditions during today’s (Saturday) thrilling Formula Two qualifying session at Monza to snatch pole by just 0.196s from championship leader Luciano Bacheta. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Kevin Mirocha quickest in second Monza practice

Pole ahead of McKenzie and Schlegelmilch

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Kevin Mirocha on his way to the top spot during today's second F2 practice session in MonzaKevin Mirocha led the way during today’s (Friday) second Formula Two practice session at Monza, putting in a superb late lap to steal the top spot from Daniel McKenzie and Latvian newcomer Harald Schlegelmilch. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Dino Zamparelli on top in opening Monza practice

Formula 2 cars hit top speed of 300kph

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Dino Zamparelli in action at MonzaDino Zamparelli got his weekend off to the best possible start by topping the timesheets during today’s (Friday) opening Formula Two practice session at Monza, finishing a mere 0.011s ahead of nearest rival Mathéo Tuscher. Read the rest of this entry »

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