How Prema continued its dominance of F1's junior ladder in 2021
Taking three of the four titles and producing two outstanding champions in the process, Prema Racing remained the team to beat in Formula 1's feeder series in 2021. Team boss Rene Rosin reveals the traits that helped Dennis Hauger and Oscar Piastri to come out on top in Formula 3 and Formula 2
Prema has long been a synonym for success in FIA Formula 2 and F3, and that didn't change in 2021. Taking both drivers’ championships for the second consecutive year, along with another F2 teams’ title, the Italian outfit's winning track record remains firmly intact.
Oscar Piastri swept to the F2 title after a stunning rookie season, his third championship in as many years continuing the Australian's seemingly inevitable charge to the top, with team-mate Robert Shwartzman’s runner-up finish also securing the teams’ title by over 150 points. Piastri continued the firm tradition established by Pierre Gasly in Prema's first year at F2 level (when the series was still called GP2) in 2016, followed up by fellow Formula 1 drivers Charles Leclerc (2017) and Mick Schumacher (2020).
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