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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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Oct 07

Charles Leclerc: Thoughts of a Champion

The first FIA Formula 2 champion discusses his season

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing Charles Leclerc – FIA Formula 2 Champion. How does that sound?
It feels amazing! We’ve had a great season overall, and on the performance side we have always been very, very quick, and the only low on the performance side was the qualy in Monza and that was my fault because I wasn’t good enough in that session.

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Oct 07

F2: Champion Leclerc storms to victory

Monegasque wraps up title with feature win

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuito de JerezCharles Leclerc is the first FIA Formula 2 Drivers’ Champion after claiming victory in this afternoon’s feature race at the Circuito de Jerez, leading all race long apart from the pitstop crossover and hanging on despite slowing enormously on the last lap as his tyres gave up to cross the line 0.2s ahead of title rival Oliver Rowland and teammate Antonio Fuoco. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

F2: Leclerc storms to Jerez pole

Championship leader claims 8 poles from 10  

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuito de JerezCharles Leclerc has resumed his normal service in this afternoon’s qualifying session by claiming his 8th pole position of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship season at the Circuito de Jerez, easily grabbing the top spot with a time of 1:24.682 late in the session to deny the honours to Luca Ghiotto and Sergio Sette Camara.

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Oct 06

F2: Leclerc leads the way in Jerez

Championship leader tops free practice

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuito de JerezCharles Leclerc has set the pace in the penultimate free practice session of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship this morning at the Circuito de Jerez, topping the timesheets on 1:25.452 halfway through the session before concentrating on race runs to claim the top spot ahead of title rival Oliver Rowland and Nyck De Vries.

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Sep 03

F2: Ghiotto soars to Monza sprint win

Italian reclaims top step in front of home fans

F2 - Luca Ghiotto, Sergio Sette Camara, Antonio Fuoco, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaLuca Ghiotto has reset his emotional clock after a penalty handed down last night lost his feature race victory to countryman Antonio Fuoco by claiming a dominant victory in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship sprint race, with a formidable drive on his home circuit to claim a popular win ahead of Sergio Sette Camara and Fuoco.

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Sep 01

F2: Matsushita soars to Monza pole

Japanese driver claims maiden pole

F2 - Nobuharu Matsushita, ART Grand Prix, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaNobuharu Matsushita has grabbed his first pole position at this level in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship qualifying session at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, soaring to the top spot early in the session and holding on through two red flag periods for pole by 0.089s ahead of Nyck De Vries and Louis Deletraz. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

F2 2018 unveiled in Monza (+photos)

New generation car revealed to international media in Italy

F2 2018 unveiled in Monza_3The FIA Formula 2 Championship unveiled the F2 2018 to the international media in Monza today. The new car, which will be raced in the 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons, was revealed in the Formula 1 paddock ahead of the 9th Round of the 2017 F2 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

FIA Formula 2 Championship Monza, Italy preview (updated)

FIA Formula 2 Round 9 preview
2017 Round 9 preview: Monza, ItalyThe teams arrived at one of the most legendary circuits in the world, the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, for Round 9 of the FIA Formula 2 Championship just days after another tough fight at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps for possibly the toughest back to back challenge in motorsport.

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Aug 27

F2: Sette Camara flies to maiden win

Brazilian leads from lights to flag in Spa sprint race

F2 - Sergio Sette Camara, Circuit de Spa-FrancorchampsSergio Sette Camara has claimed his first FIA Formula 2 Championship victory in fine style with a storming drive in this morning’s sprint race at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, making an astonishing getaway when the lights went out and running off into the distance to win from Nyck De Vries and Luca Ghiotto.

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Aug 25

F2: Leclerc leads the way in free practice

Monegasque tops session despite extinguisher issue

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Spa-FrancorchampsCharles Leclerc has grabbed the top spot in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship free practice session at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, setting the pace once more despite a problem with his extinguisher meaning he missed most of the session while he team replaced the unit to lead the way ahead of Antonio Fuoco and Oliver Rowland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 30

F2: Matsushita dominates Budapest sprint

Japanese driver soars to victory at Hungaroring

F2 - Nobuharu Matsushita, ART Grand Prix, HungaroringNobuharu Matsushita has crushed his rivals with a stunning start before flying off into the distance to easily win this morning’s FIA Formula 2 sprint race at the Hungaroring, building a gap seemingly at will as he left the rest of the field behind to win by over 4 seconds from Oliver Rowland and Nyck De Vries. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

F2: Rowland on top in dramatic Budapest feature

Briton wins action packed Hungaroring classic race

F2 - Oliver Rowland, DAMS, HungaroringOliver Rowland has brought home exactly the result he was looking for after emerging on top of a chaotic FIA Formula 2 feature race at the Hungaroring, holding on from pole despite losing the lead early on and surviving a late attack from Artem Markelov to claim victory ahead of DAMS teammate Nicholas Latifi and Nyck De Vries. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

F2: Seventh heaven for Leclerc in qualifying

Championship leader on seven from seven in Budapest

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, HungaroringCharles Leclerc has continued his untouchable run in qualifying by grabbing an ever-increasing record of seven poles in a row this afternoon in Budapest, defying his earlier comments that the Hungaroring was not a track that suited him to annex the top spot by almost half a second from Oliver Rowland and Artem Markelov.

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Jul 28

F2: Leclerc leads the way in free practice

Championship lead tops practice in Budapest

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, HungaroringThe Monegasque driver stopped the clocks at 1:27.516 about a third of the way into the hot and sunny session, overturning his own previous best laps to annex the top of the timesheets for the remainder of the session, with his rivals able to get within a tenth but no closer as they fine-tuned their set ups for this afternoon and beyond.

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Jul 27

F2: 2017 Budapest, Hungary preview

2017 Round 7 preview

2017 Round 7 preview: Budapest, HungaryAll you need to know about the seventh round of the season. Round 7 sees the teams arrive at the Hungaroring in Budapest, Hungary for the second half of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship, with the halfway point passed in race 2 at Silverstone 2 weeks ago.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

F2: Latifi dominates sprint race for maiden win

Canadian easily controls rivals despite late safety car

GP2 - Nicholas Latifi, DAMS, SilverstoneNicholas Latifi put in a racing masterclass to easily claim his maiden FIA Formula 2 win with a strong drive in cold conditions in this morning’s Sprint Race in Silverstone, building a big lead before controlling the restart from a late safety car to win ahead of RUSSIAN TIME’s Luca Ghiotto and Artem Markelov. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 13

Leclerc on top in Silverstone free practice

Monegasque eases his way to top of the timesheets

WhatsApp_Image_2017-07-13_at_17.19.46Charles Leclerc has picked up where he left off in Austria by topping the timesheets in this afternoon’s free practice session in Silverstone, grabbing the position early in the session before chipping away at his own times to lead Oliver Rowland and Luca Ghiotto at the flag.

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Jul 13

F2 2017 Round 6 preview: Silverstone, Great Britain

All you need to know about the sixth round of the season

2017 Round 6 preview: Silverstone, Great BritainThe FIA Formula 2 Championship arrives this week in Silverstone, Great Britain, for the second race of a back to back sequence with last week’s event in Spielberg, Austria, and the contrast could not be greater: where Austria was short, tight and undulating Silverstone is long, fast and flat as a pancake owing to its former career as a military airbase. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

F2: Markelov sprints to victory in Austria (updated)

Russian controls sprint race from lights to flag

F2 - Artem Markelov, RUSSIAN TIME, Red Bull RingArtem Markelov dominated this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Sprint Race at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria for a fine win which saw the likeable Russian close up on championship rival Charles Leclerc, who retired midway through the race, as he was greeted by the chequered flag ahead of Alexander Albon and Charles Leclerc. Read the rest of this entry »

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