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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 15

F2: Leclerc flies to five in Silverstone feature

Monegasque grabs fifth win despite dramas                          

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, SilverstoneCharles Leclerc has claimed his fifth race of the season at a damp Silverstone in this afternoon’s feature race, making light of a big fluid leak and losing a mirror to fly to victory by almost 9 seconds over a race long battle between Norman Nato and Oliver Rowland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

F2: Leclerc hits rivals for six in Silverstone

Monegasque continues his perfect qualifying run  
Leclerc hits rivals for six in SilverstoneCharles Leclerc made it six poles in six rounds with a stunning lap in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 qualifying session in Silverstone, easily continuing his perfect qualifying form to take the top spot by over four tenths from championship rivals Oliver Rowland and Norman Nato. 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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Jul 08

F2: Leclerc soars to feature victory

Monegasque claims fourth win of the season  

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing; Nicholas Latifi, DAMS; Antonio Fuoco, PREMA Racing; Red Bull RingCharles Leclerc has extended his championship lead with a sparkling win in muggy conditions in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 feature race at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, dictating the pace throughout the race to record a convincing victory ahead of Nicholas Latifi and PREMA teammate Antonio Fuoco. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

F2: Leclerc makes it five in Austria

Championship leader claims fifth pole in a row

Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Red Bull RingCharles Leclerc showed his rivals a clean pair of heels by claiming an astonishing fifth pole position in a row at this afternoon’s qualifying session at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, setting the fastest times on both sets of tyres to easily lead home rivals Sergio Sette Camara and PREMA teammate Antonio Fuoco by three tenths in a warm and dry session in Austria. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Leclerc leads the way in Spielberg practice

Monegasque heads teammate for PREMA 1-2

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Red Bull RingCharles Leclerc has continued his sparkling run of form by topping today’s free practice session despite a late off-track moment at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, with a strong lap of 1:14.356 to lead teammate Antonio Fuoco and Rapax’s Nyck De Vries by over three tenths at the flag in warm and dry conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

F2: 2017 Round 5 preview, Spielberg, Austria

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

2017 Round 5 preview: Spielberg, AustriaThe FIA Formula 2 Championship turns this week to the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria for the shortest, and highest, circuit on the calendar in what promises to be a dramatic 2 races for the entire field. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 25

Nato reclaims sprint win from Leclerc (updated)

Leclerc takes the flag, Nato claims the victory

Charles Leclerc (PREMA Racing ), Norman Nato (Pertamina Arden), Nicholas Latifi (DAMS)Norman Nato grabbed this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship Sprint Race victory at the Baku City Circuit despite following the championship leader Charles Leclerc across the line: the Monegasque driver had a 10 second penalty which sent the win back to the Frenchman, ahead of Leclerc and Nicholas Latifi.

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Jun 24

Leclerc dominates Baku feature race

Monegasque driver eases to third victory

Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing; Nyck De Vries, Rapax; Nicholas Latifi, DAMS; Baku City CircuitCharles Leclerc showed his rivals a clean pair of heels in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race at the Baku City Circuit, easily controlling the race for a lights to flag victory, his second in a feature race and third overall, ahead of Nyck De Vries and Nicholas Latifi.

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Jun 23

Leclerc scorches to fourth pole

Monegasque leads the way in Baku qualifying

Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Baku City CircuitCharles Leclerc has continued his imperious form in qualifying by claiming his fourth pole position in a row with two stunning laps during this afternoon’s qualifying session at the Baku City Circuit, setting the two fastest times to ensure that Nobuharu Matushita and Nicholas Latifi had no chance to break his pole position run this season.

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Jun 23

De Vries leads the way in Baku

Dutchman on top in free practice

Nyck De Vries, Rapax, Baku City CircuitNyck De Vries has claimed the top spot in a busy free practice session this morning at the Baku City Circuit, grabbing P1 late in the session and holding on despite the best efforts of his rivals to depose him over the closing minutes to lead the way by a tenth from Jordan King and Luca Ghiotto.

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Jun 22

2017 Round 4 preview: Baku, Azerbaijan (updated)

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

2017 Round 4 preview Baku, Azerbaijan

The FIA Formula 2 Championship returns to the streets of Baku, Azerbaijan this weekend for the fourth round of the 2017 campaign.


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May 27

De Vries scorches to Monaco win (updated)

Dutchman dominates Sprint Race for victory 

F2 - Nyck De Vries, Rapax; Johnny Cecotto, Rapax; Gustav Malja, Racing Engineering, MonacoNyck De Vries crushed his rivals in this afternoon’s Sprint Race at the Circuit de Monaco, stealing a march on his teammate at the start before soaring off into the distance for a relatively simple, if well-deserved, win in the Principality to lead a Rapax 1-2 from Johnny Cecotto and Gustav Malja.

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May 26

Rowland flies to Monaco feature win

Briton defies Monaco curse for famous victory

F2 - Oliver Rowland, DAMS; Artem Markelov, RUSSIAN TIME; Nobuharu Matsushita, ART Grand Prix, MonacoOliver Rowland has overturned his traditional poor luck at the Circuit de Monaco to record an emphatic victory in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Feature Race, flying around the fabled streets of the Principality to grab the top step of the podium ahead of Artem Markelov and Nobuharu Matsushita.

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May 25

Leclerc soars to pole in Monaco

Local driver heads Group A for top spot

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, MonacoCharles Leclerc has delighted his local fans by grabbing provisional pole in a dramatic split qualifying session this afternoon at the Grand Prix de Monaco, leading the way in Group A ahead of Oliver Rowland before watching Group B from the pits as Alexander Albon headed the second group but missed the Monegasque’s time by just one hundredth of a second.

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May 25

Leclerc tops home free practice

Monegasque leads the way in the Principality

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, MonacoCharles Leclerc belied his lack of experience racing around his home circuit in Monaco by claiming the top spot in this afternoon’s free practice session, biding his time as he came to terms with the fabled circuit before grabbing P1 late in the session by a tenth from Sergio Canamasas and Oliver Rowland.

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May 25

2017 FIA Formula 2 Preview: Round 3, Monaco

All there is to know about the second round of the season

2017 Round 3 Preview: Monte Carlo, Monaco The FIA Formula 2 Championship returns to the Principality of Monaco for the jewel of the calendar this weekend for the third round of the 2017 campaign for the most prestigious races of the year: the entire field dreams of winning around the fabled streets of Monte Carlo, and for two lucky drivers that dream will come true this week.
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