Category Archive: Formula 2, GP2 Series, GP3 Series

Nov 20

Sean Gelael joins Prema Racing for the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship

Prema is delighted to announce that Sean Gelael will drive for the team in the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship

Sean Gelael joins Prema Racing for the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship 1A 21-year-old from Jakarta, Indonesia, Gelael is an experienced driver, having started his single-seater career back in 2012. After lining-up for the Formula Abarth and Formula Pilota China Championships, he moved to Formula 3 competition in 2013 and then made a further step in 2015, joining the Formula Renault 3.5 championship and later the GP2 Series.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

Yas Marina Q&A with Nyck De Vries: “Finally we are racing again very soon and that’s good.”

This weekend sees the final round of the FIA Formula 2 Championship taking place at the Yas Marina circuit, Abu Dhabi

There has been a long break since the last round at Jerez it hasn’t been a holiday for Racing Engineering with the team working hard at their base in Sanlucar de Barrameda to prepare for the last two races of the year and it has been a similar story for their driver Nyck De Vries who has had a full diary to ensure his days are occupied. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

Ralph Boschung to drive at Super Formula test

Swiss ace Ralph Boschung will tackle the official Super Formula rookie test for a 2017 front-running team

After an impressive maiden FIA Formula 2 Championship season – in which he scored a pole position and three points finishes – the 20-year-old has been selected to drive at the world-famous Suzuka Circuit on 7 December.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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 13

McLaren reserve driver Lando Norris to join Campos Racing for F2 season finale

Briton Norris was recently crowned FIA European F3 champion and is set to make his Formula 2 debut in Abu Dhabi

McLaren reserve driver Lando Norris to join Campos Racing for F2 season finaleMcLaren Formula 1 protégé Lando Norris will contest the final round of this year’s FIA Formula 2 championship with Campos Racing.

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Nov 12

Euro F3 Champion Norris To Make F2 Début In Season Finalé

McLaren Young Driver races with Campos Racing in Yas Marina

British rising star Lando Norris will make his FIA Formula 2 Championship début by contesting the final event of 2017 for Campos Racing at the Yas Marina Circuit (24-26 Nov).

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Nov 10

Jack Aitken: “Second is the difference between winning and losing”

The title contender discusses his season in the big interview

When you talk to Jack Aitken you’re never entirely sure which version you’re going to get: the cheeky chappie Jack or the competitive, driven Aitken.

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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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Nov 09

GP3: Vote for the Dallara Award for Best Helmet

The nominations are now open

Vote for the Dallara Award for Best HelmetThe nominations for the Dallara Award for the Best Helmet in the GP3 Series are now open! The prestigious award is voted on by the fans, which means you can help your favourite driver win! Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06

GP3 Series 2018 season calendar unveiled

Nine events comprise new season, all taking place alongside Formula OneTM

GP3 Series 2018 season calendar unveiled

GP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2018 calendar. This season, the Series will be contested over a total of nine rounds, one more than in 2017, with all rounds taking place as support events to the Formula OneTM World Championship.

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Nov 06

FIA Formula 2 Championship 2018 season calendar unveiled

New season comprises twelve support events of Formula One World Championship

FIA Formula 2 Championship 2018 season calendar unveiledThe 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship calendar was confirmed today. For next season, it will consist of twelve rounds in total, all support events of the Formula One World Championship.

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Oct 16

MP Motorsport takeover DAMS’ 2018 team entry

Dutch team entered for GP3 Series’ next season

MP Motorsport takeover DAMS’ 2018 team entryGP3 Series organisers confirm that MP Motorsport have found an agreement to takeover DAMS’ entry. This will be effective at the end of the 2017 season with the new Dutch team running for the first time in the Series during the post-season tests which will take place at Yas Marina Circuit from 30th of November to 2nd of December.

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Oct 13

Brendon Hartley to race with Scuderia Toro Rosso in Austin

Never say never

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso New Zealander Brendon Hartley will race for Scuderia Toro Rosso at the next round of the Formula 1 World Championship, the USA Grand Prix in Austin, as Pierre Gasly will be racing in Japan for the last race of the Super Formula Championship in Suzuka. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Tales from the paddock – Ulrich Fritz: “I think we have witnessed a very exciting season so far”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoAfter the two Formula 1 races in Malaysia and Japan, the DTM returns to the limelight this weekend as Hockenheim hosts the grand finale to the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 08

F2: Markelov flies to fourth win (updated)

Russian on top in Jerez sprint race

F2 - Artem Markelov, RUSSIAN TIME, Circuito de JerezArtem Markelov bided his time before attacking late in the race to claim his fourth FIA Formula 2 victory in this afternoon’s sprint race at the Circuito de Jerez, preserving his tyres on a day were most of his rivals were losing theirs before making the race-winning move on lap 22 and flying away for the win by over 11 seconds from DAMS pair Nicholas Latifi and Oliver Rowland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 08

Thoughts of a GP3 Champion: George Russell

2017 GP3 Series Champion talks about his season

GP3 - 2017 GP3 Series Champion George Russell (ART Grand Prix)GP3 Series: George Russell, GP3 Series Champion. How does that feel? George Russell: It feels fantastic! Firstly, I would like to give a massive thank you to everybody at ART Grand Prix: they have been absolutely incredible with all four of us. And then secondly, I would like to thank Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport. They’ve obviously helped me a lot this season, they put their faith in me at the start of the year, and they have developed me into a better driver to get me into this position today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 08

GP3: Lorandi wins Race 2, Russell is champion (updated)

Italian wins from pole, Briton grabs drivers’ title

GP3 - George Russell, ART Grand Prix, Circuito de JerezAlessio Lorandi has claimed his first GP3 Series win with a strong race from pole to flag in this morning’s Race 2 at the Circuito de Jerez, leading home Dorian Boccolacci and Niko Kari, while behind them George Russell brought home enough points to become the 2017 GP3 Series Champion with one round remaining in the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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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

Charles Leclerc crowned 2017 FIA Formula 2 Champion

“I’m absolutely over the moon for winning the championship here in Jerez one round early”

Charles Leclerc crowned 2017 FIA Formula 2 ChampionAs usual Charles Leclerc topped free practice on Friday morning before claiming a sensational 8th pole of the season later in the afternoon.

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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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