Tag Archive: Formula 2

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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May 30

Gustav Malja to test for the Sauber F1 Team at the Hungaroring

It will be the first Formula 1 experience for the 21-year-old Swede

2017-05-30 - Sauber F1 Team - Gustav MaljaThe Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce that Gustav Malja will be in the cockpit of the Sauber C36-Ferrari for one test day during the second in-season test at the Hungaroring following the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend (28.-30. July).

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May 22

Robert Visoiu confirmed at Campos Racing for the remainder of the Formula 2 season

The Romanian driver will pilot the #12 Dallara of Campos Racing for the remainder of the FIA Formula Two season

_DSC0179Campos Racing is pleased to announce the signing of Romanian driver Robert Visoiu (Pitești, 10 February 1996) for the remaining nine events of the 2017 FIA Formula Two Championship. Visoiu started racing single seaters in 2011 to participate in several minor series and then progressing to experience others top championships such as the GP3 Series and the GP2 Series.

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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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May 16

Nicholas Latifi to get first R.S.17 outing

Canadian Latifi, 21, joined Renault Sport Formula One Team last year as Test Driver as part of a long-term programme

2017-05-16 - Renault Sport Formula One Team - Nicholas Latifi 1Renault Sport Formula One Team Test Driver Nicholas Latifi will get his first outing in the team’s R.S.17 Formula 1 car this week at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya as part of the Pirelli 2018 tyre development test. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 25

BBIN continues Theodore Racing partnership for 2017

The partnership will include branding on the team’s cars at select Formula 2 and European Formula 3 events

BBIN continues Theodore Racing partnership for 2017Theodore Racing is pleased to announce its partnership with BBIN, Asia’s leading iGaming software supplier, will continue for the 2017 season.

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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 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 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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Apr 14

Rowland on top in practice

Briton leads the way in first F2 session

F2 - Oliver Rowland, DAMSOliver Rowland has topped the timesheets in the first FIA Formula 2 Championship free practice session with a blistering lap under scorching conditions this morning at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, leading the way for most of the session by less than a tenth from Artem Markelov and Charles Leclerc. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 14

Erreà new technical wear partner of Prema

“We are proud to partner an excellent Italian company like Erreà” – René Rosin

Erreà new technical wear partner of PremaPrema is delighted to announce a brand-new partnership that will involve Italian sports equipment company supplier Erreà Sport.

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Apr 13

Prema Theodore Racing set for 2017 title defence

The team won the 2016 Drivers’ Championship in FIA Formula 2 and FIA European Formula 3

Prema Theodore Racing set for 2017 title defenceFollowing the team’s remarkable championship-winning success in 2016, Prema Theodore Racing is ready to take on a new challenge for the upcoming 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 13

FIA Formula 2 Championship 2017 Round 1 preview: Sakhir, Bahrain

Presentation of the opening round of the 2017 season

FIA Formula 2 Championship 2017 Class PhotoThe FIA Formula 2 Championship debuts this weekend at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain as the first round of the 2017 championship gets underway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 13

Oliver Rowland named as Renault Sport Formula One Team Development Driver

Oliver will also contest the FIA Formula 2 Championship with DAMS this year

2017-04-13 - Oliver Rowland named as Renault Sport Formula One Team Development DriverRenault Sport Formula One Team is happy to announce Renault Sport Academy graduate Oliver Rowland as Development Driver for the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 11

Trident Motorsport Bahrain race preview

Team Trident preview opening FIA Formula 2 Championship Sakhir

F2 - Trident Motorsport Bahrain race previewRacing action will finally be back for Team Trident this weekend at the Bahrain International Circuit as the log-awaited FIA Formula 2 Championship is set for an highly-anticipated season opener. Malaysian Nabil Jeffri #16 will be joined on-track by Catalan Sergio Canamasas #17 as the Italian squad is set for a long and exciting year  all the way to the November finale at Yas Marina, in the Emirates.  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 11

Stefano Coletti to drive for Campos Racing in F.2

The Monegasque driver will join the Alzira-based team to team to partner with Ralph Boschung

Stefano Coletti to drive for Campos Racing in F.2Coletti has an impressive record in the main Formula 1 series. Campos Racing and Stefano Coletti have reached an agreement according to which the La Colle-born driver will drive a Dallara entered by Adrián Campos’ squad in the FIA Formula 2 Championship.

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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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Apr 10

Prema announces Schuberth Helmets as new Team Partner

Prema is delighted to announce a prestigious new partnership

Prema announces Schuberth Helmets as new Team PartnerThe reigning team champion of the GP2 Series, FIA Formula 3 European Championship, and both the German and Italian Formula 4 championships, will join forces with the renowned Schuberth brand: the German manufacturer will become Prema’s official Team Helmet Supplier for the upcoming Formula 2 season.

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