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Having lost his backing from Red Bull, Richard Verschoor has had to graft to continue his ascent up the single-seater ladder. An impressive Formula 2 debut in Bahrain, despite the lateness of his deal, shows his unorthodox approach is paying dividends
Juri Vips remains confident and is prepared to wait for a Formula 1 chance in the future after the Red Bull junior was jumped in the pecking order by Yuki Tsunoda.
Champions of the fore-runner to GP2/F2 had a patchy record when it came to reaching the final rung on the ladder, if they were able to reach F1 at all. But there are plenty of reasons why it shouldn't be derided on that point alone
Richard Verschoor says he will have “to work his ass off” to secure the funding to contest the full Formula 2 Championship, but is expecting to race at Monaco next month.
Going into the 2021 Formula 2 season the biggest talking point wasn’t about any drivers or teams, but the new race weekend format. Created partly out of financial necessity but also to spice up the action, the Bahrain opener provided a snapshot of the positives and negatives to come
Ferrari junior Robert Shwartzman was left "super sad" after a challenging start to his FIA Formula 2 Championship campaign in Bahrain.
Dan Ticktum believes a maiden Formula 2 feature race win was possible without a slow pit stop and the virtual safety car called in the closing stages in Bahrain.
Guanyu Zhou says it was “a good feeling” to not only leave Bahrain as the Formula 2 Championship leader but head a fierce battle among the Alpine Academy drivers.
Juri Vips has described his luck as “laughable” this weekend after a technical issue robbed him a strong chance of victory in the second Formula 2 sprint race in Bahrain.
Christian Lundgaard has been reinstated to second position in Saturday’s second Formula 2 sprint race in Bahrain, the FIA has confirmed.
Rookie Liam Lawson kept his nerve to hold off a charging Jehan Daruvala and win an eventful opening FIA Formula 2 Championship race of the season in Bahrain.
Theo Pourchaire will start the opening FIA Formula 2 Championship race from pole position after Juri Vips was disqualified from Bahrain qualifying for a technical infringement.
FIA Formula 2 drivers believe the championship’s new three-race format won’t drastically alter their approach and tactics used during a race weekend.
A late effort from Guanyu Zhou topped an interrupted FIA Formula 2 qualifying in Bahrain to secure the feature race pole position, but the Chinese driver is under investigation.
Alpine Academy driver Christian Lundgaard says winning the Formula 2 title is his “main target” and has placed this above potential Formula 1 test outings this year.
He was tipped for glory in FIA Formula 2 last year, but was hampered by reliability woes at inopportune moments. Guanyu Zhou knows he won't get too many more chances if he is to become China's first F1 driver, with fierce competition within the ranks of Alpine's junior stable
Robert Shwartzman says he feels no added pressure from being labelled as the favourite for this year’s FIA Formula 2 Championship as he returns with the title-winning Prema Racing squad.
MP Motorsport has confirmed Richard Verschoor will make his FIA Formula 2 Championship debut with the team at Bahrain this weekend.
Bruno Michel says it would be “stupid” for someone to try and manipulate Formula 2's radical new weekend format, and is adamant teams and drivers won’t “play funny games”.
Oscar Piastri has revealed he is in line for more Formula 1 testing opportunities this year if decent results are achieved during his rookie FIA Formula 2 campaign.
A move to some form of hybridisation and the use of biofuels are among tentative early discussions for future Formula 2 and Formula 3 cars.
Formula 2 title contender Robert Shwartzman believes a new-for-2021 hard tyre is “much more complicated” after testing the rubber for the first time in Bahrain.
Campos Racing’s Ralph Boschung topped the final session of the FIA Formula 2 Championship pre-season test at Bahrain.
Marcus Armstrong has topped the times on the final morning session of the FIA Formula 2 Championship pre-season test in Bahrain.
Carlin driver Dan Ticktum returned to the top of the timesheets on the second day of FIA Formula 2's Bahrain pre-season test in the afternoon session.
Alpine has confirmed two of its academy drivers Guanyu Zhou and Christian Lundgaard will have roles to play within the Formula 1 team this year.
Rookie David Beckmann topped the times on the opening day of FIA Formula 2 testing in Bahrain.
Richard Verschoor will fill MP Motorsport's yet to be confirmed second FIA Formula 2 Championship seat for pre-season testing in Bahrain this week.
Campos Racing has taken the covers off a special livery that will be carried on its FIA Formula 2 and F3 cars this year to pay tribute to its late founder Adrian Campos.
Trident has announced it will field Bent Viscaal alongside the returning Marino Sato in this year's FIA Formula 2 Championship
David Beckmann and Guilherme Samaia will form the Charouz Racing driver line-up for the 2021 FIA Formula 2 Championship
FIA Formula 2 title contender Guanyu Zhou admits he's unsure whether "qualifying on pole or P10" is the best strategy following the category's decision to shake up its weekend format
Campos Racing has affirmed its future as a race team is "already assured" following the tragic passing of its founder and ex-Formula 1 driver Adrian Campos Sr last month
FIA Formula 3 champion Oscar Piastri says his rookie Formula 2 campaign is "very important" regarding his plans to reach Formula 1, but has no preconceived expectations for 2021
The rebranded Alpine Academy that intends to nurture talent to Formula 1 has been formally launched
Williams Formula 1 test driver Roy Nissany has joined DAMS to complete the FIA Formula 2 squad's line-up for the 2021 season
Dan Ticktum will race for Carlin in his second year in Formula 2, completing the team's line-up alongside Jehan Daruvala
Sauber Academy driver Theo Pourchaire will move up to Formula 2 in 2021, becoming ART Grand Prix's first signing for the new season
Ferrari Driver Academy member Marcus Armstrong will join Formula 2 champion squad DAMS for his second campaign in the Formula 1 feeder series
Matteo Nannini will complete a dual campaign in Formula 2 and Formula 3 this season with HWA, joining Alessio Deledda in the senior of the two championships
Jehan Daruvala has retained his place in the Red Bull junior team and will remain with Carlin for a second season in Formula 2 in 2021
Michael Schumacher may have won seven Formula 1 titles, but he didn't even compete for a crown at the second tier. Son Mick put that right in 2020, and proved to Ferrari that he was deserving of a shot at motorsport's elite category in 2021
Formula 2 outfit MP Motorsport has announced German driver Lirim Zendeli as its first signing for the 2021 season
Formula 2 runner-up Callum Ilott says he won't be returning to the championship for a third season next year, despite appearing for Charouz at last week's post-season test
Red Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner has confirmed that junior driver Juri Vips will race in Formula 2 next year
Haas Formula 1 reserve driver Louis Deletraz set the pace for MP Motorsport as the three-day post-season Formula 2 test came to a conclusion at the Bahrain circuit on Thursday
Jehan Daruvala remained on top on the second day of Formula 2 post-season testing on Bahrain's grand prix layout, as Prema's Robert Shwartzman prevented another Carlin 1-2
Jehan Daruvala has topped the timesheet on the opening day of the Formula 2 post-season Bahrain test ahead of Dan Ticktum in the sister Carlin car
Formula 2 race-winner Dan Ticktum will join Carlin for the three-day post-season test on Bahrain's grand prix layout, which is set to feature several graduating F3 drivers