Brundle unsure about future F2 return

Alex Brundle, son of ex-Formula 1 racer and current BBC1 commentator Martin, is unsure whether he will return to Formula 2 in the future

Brundle unsure about future F2 return

Brundle will switch from Jonathan Palmer's relaunched single-make series to British Formula 3 this season, after signing a deal with race-winning squad T-Sport earlier this week.

The 19-year-old says the opportunity to test more often and work in a team environment to improve his driving attracts him to F3. He feels the ethos behind F2 favours drivers with more experience.

"I've got nothing against F2, I think the concept is fantastic, the quality of the racing and the cars is fantastic, and it will only get better," he said.

"But when you've got a situation with a lot of equality, like F2, the guys with experience just take off - they can get in and know exactly what they want after one session.

"Whether I'll go back to F2 in the future is another matter."

He told AUTOSPORT he expects many people will be following his progress keenly to see how the level of competition in F2 compares to F3.

"I've no idea of the level between F2 and F3 and I think a lot of people are going to be interested in that," Brundle said.

"I've looked through the results of F3 races and sometimes there's a second covering the top 10. I'm used to races where one second covers the whole field.

"But then the cars are different in F3, so it's a whole new ball game. One thing's for sure, I'm not going to hold back or pull any punches."

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