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Fri 02 Oct 2009
Henry Surtees dead after Brands Hatch accidentHeadline

Henry Surtees dead after Brands Hatch accident

Henry Surtees was 18 years old when he was struck by a flying wheel at the Brands Hatch Circuit in Kent, England, in the FIA Formula Two Championship series' second race of the weekend at his home venue. Henry Surtees. Photo by ...

Sun 25 Oct 2009
Bouman's guide to FIA Presidential electionsHeadline

Bouman's guide to FIA Presidential elections

FIA Presidential elections, a guide for dummies On Friday October 23 the members of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) will elect a new president, as current 69-year old president Max Mosley will step down after a reign of 16...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Frank Gardner obituary per BAM Media

Frank Gardner obituary per BAM Media

FRANK GARDNER Australian motorsport legend Frank Gardner sadly passed away at his Gold Coast home at the weekend after a long-time battle with illness -- he was 78. Following is the last biography written when he was BMW Team Manager,...

Ferrari mourns Henry Surtees' death

Ferrari mourns Henry Surtees' death

Maranello, 20 July 2009 - A tragic accident on the last motorsport weekend. Henry Surtees, the son of John Surtees, the Formula 1 World Champion with Ferrari in 1964, died last night after an accident at the Brands Hatch circuit in this season's...

A clean sweep for Wickens at ValenciaHeadline
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A clean sweep for Wickens at Valencia

Robert Wickens collected the second race win in the opening Formula Two event in Valencia, Spain to complete what was to be a remarkable start to the new championship. Race winner Robert Wickens celebrates in parc ferme. Photo by ...

Fri 30 Oct 2009
Todt to take the wheel as new FIA president Headline

Todt to take the wheel as new FIA president

On October 23, 2009, former Scuderia Ferrari CEO and Ferrari F1 team principal Jean Todt was elected President of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) for a four-year term by the FIA General Assembly at its annual meeting in Paris,...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Wickens takes first F2 win, another pole in ValenciaHeadline
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Wickens takes first F2 win, another pole in Valencia

Robert Wickens showed dominant form in Formula Two competition in Valencia today, starting with his second pole position of the weekend, and then following it up with a dominant victory in the first of two races this weekend. Robert ...

Hegewald completes perfect Spa weekendHeadline
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Hegewald completes perfect Spa weekend

Tobias Hegewald showed the FIA Formula Two field how it's done this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps, completing a perfect weekend with a win and a fastest lap in the weekend's second race today. Tobias Hegewald. Photo by FIA Formula Two ...

Wed 02 Dec 2009
Andy Soucek Williams F1 Jerez test notes 2009-12-01
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Andy Soucek Williams F1 Jerez test notes 2009-12-01

F2 CHAMPION SOUCEK TOPS F1 TEST FOR WILLIAMS Spaniard outpaces strong international rookie field in Jerez 2009 Formula Two champion Andy Soucek set the fastest time for Williams on his Formula One test debut for the team today (Tuesday 1 ...

Wed 23 Dec 2009
F2 champion Soucek struggles to find F1 seat
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F2 champion Soucek struggles to find F1 seat

Andy Soucek is frustrated that, as the new champion of the FIA Formula Two series, he is struggling to find a seat on the F1 grid. The Spanish-Austrian, who is 24, performed well as he recently claimed his prize of a full test with the Williams...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Accident mars Soucek's Brands Hatch winHeadline
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Accident mars Soucek's Brands Hatch win

Andy Soucek took the victory in the weekend's second FIA Formula Two race today at Brands Hatch, but the celebrations and podium ceremonies were muted after a freakish accident involving Henry Surtees and Jack Clarke. Henry...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-04-30
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World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-04-30

An extraordinary meeting of the World Motor Sport Council was held in Paris on 29 April 2009. The following decisions were taken: FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship Applications to compete in the 2010 FIA...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-12-11
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World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-12-11

World Motor Sport Council The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 11 December 2009. The following decisions were taken: MOBILITY AND MOTOR SPORT The FIA President opened the meeting by reaffirming his strong commitment to encouraging...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Valencia: Race 2 starting grid
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Valencia: Race 2 starting grid

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time --- --- ---------------------- ---- ------------------------------ ------------ 1. 12 Robert Wickens CDN Red Bull Lukoil 1:27.488 2. 22...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Formula Two car unveiled at Brands Hatch
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Formula Two car unveiled at Brands Hatch

Sir Frank Williams and Patrick Head attend the launch of Williams JPH1 The Williams JPH1 was formally unveiled today (2 March) by MotorSport Vision's Chief Executive Jonathan Palmer at Brands Hatch, England. As Sir Frank Williams and ...

Henri Karjalainen joins series
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Henri Karjalainen joins series

Finn aiming to follow Keke Rosberg from F2 into Formula One Finnish driver Henri Karjalainen has become the latest name to sign up for the 2009 FIA Formula Two Championship as he bids to follow in fellow countryman Keke Rosberg's tracks from...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Spa: Natacha Gachnang preview
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Spa: Natacha Gachnang preview

Natacha Gachnang confident for third round Swiss driver Natacha Gachnang is back in action this weekend at Spa Francorchamps for the third round of the new F2 championship which features identical cars running on Avon Tyres designed by the ...

John Surtees statement on his son's death

John Surtees statement on his son's death

"The world beckoned and he was thriving on the freedom to concentrate on his motor sport. Despite bad luck in his motor sport, he had shown himself to be one with the possibilities of reaching the very top. Despite his young age he had shown ...

Wed 04 Nov 2009
Soucek wraps up 2009 with yet another victoryHeadline
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Soucek wraps up 2009 with yet another victory

Andy Soucek demonstrated once again that he is the class of this year's FIA Formula Two championship, adding a second-race victory on Circuit de Catalunya to his first win yesterday. The Spaniard had already clinched the title with three races ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Alex Zanardi speaks on Henry Surtees death

Alex Zanardi speaks on Henry Surtees death

A SAD SUNDAY Dear Friends, I thought a lot about what to write you, I drafted words that I afterwards deleted since they seemed to me silly and inappropriate when I was reading them. The reality is that there is not a lot to say about a race...

Tue 27 Jan 2009
Zipoli and Gandolfi sign up for series
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Zipoli and Gandolfi sign up for series

Italian duo become the latest additions to the 2009 line-up Italian drivers Marco Zipoli and Pietro Gandolfi have become the latest two names to sign up for the 2009 FIA Formula Two Championship. 18 year-old Marco Zipoli moves to F2 after...

Thu 12 Nov 2009
Bortolotti confirmed at Toro Rosso for Jerez test
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Bortolotti confirmed at Toro Rosso for Jerez test

Mirko Bortolotti confirmed at Toro Rosso for Jerez test 19-year-old to drive for Italian F1 squad in December Formula Two race winner Mirko Bortolotti has been called up to test for the Scuderia Toro Rosso Formula One team in Jerez, Spain on 2...

Wed 02 Dec 2009
Andy Soucek Jerez test preview
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Andy Soucek Jerez test preview

Soucek gears up for 'dream' Williams Formula One test Spaniard ready to receive prize for winning 2009 FIA Formula Two Championship 24-year-old Spaniard Andy Soucek has described his forthcoming test in Jerez tomorrow (1 December) for the ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Formula One design legend impressed with Formula Two
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Formula One design legend impressed with Formula Two

Adrian Newey impressed after tour of the F2 set up Red Bull Racing's Chief Technical Officer visits Spa-Francorchamps Red Bull Racing's Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey has hailed the FIA Formula Two Championship after taking a tour of the...

Brands Hatch: Henry Surtees accident update
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Brands Hatch: Henry Surtees accident update

This release provides an update on the accident involving Henry Surtees in the Formula Two race at Brands Hatch on 19 July. Henry was driving between Westfield and Sheene corner when he was struck on the head by a wheel and tyre from another car...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Free admission Brands Hatch season launch

Free admission Brands Hatch season launch

FREE ADMISSION TO BRANDS HATCH SEASON LAUNCH Williams JPH1 Formula Two car officially unveiled to the public Brands Hatch will host its annual season launch on Monday 2 March, and spectators are invited to the Kent circuit to watch some of the...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Italia: Series Misano preview
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Italia: Series Misano preview

News at the eve of Misano Novelties from RP Motorsport that will line up, together with the Dallara F309 given to Kevin Ceccon, a F305 in the hands of Biagio Bulnes, entered in the CSAI Cup. This operation follows the policy focused on young...

Brands Hatch kart race report
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Brands Hatch kart race report

PALMER LEADS BATTLE OF THE BRITS AT BRANDS HATCH WTCC and F2 drivers go head-to-head in karting showdown The FIA World Touring Car and Formula Two Championships may not arrive at Brands Hatch until next weekend (18/19 July), but the ...

Bortolotti takes first race win at Brno
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Bortolotti takes first race win at Brno

Mirko Bortolotti claimed the victory in the first of the two races for the Formula Two Championship in the Czech Republic, taking the championship lead away from Robert Wickens in the process. "I had a good start and a good pace, I knew that at...

Donington: Race 2 results
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Donington: Race 2 results

Pos Car Driver Nat Laps Gap --- --- ---------------------- ---- ----- ---------- 1. 4 Julien Jousse F 25 2. 21 Kazim Vasiliauskas LT 25 15.116 3. 14 Mirko Bortolotti I 25 ...

Spa: Practice 1 times
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Spa: Practice 1 times

Pos Car Driver Nat Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- ---- ----- ------------ ---------- ---------- 1. 8 Tobias Hegewald D 9 2:10.110 2. 15 Mikhail Aleshin RUS ...

Sat 31 Oct 2009
Catalunya: Qualifying 2 times
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Catalunya: Qualifying 2 times

Pos Car Driver Nat Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- ---- ----- ------------ ---------- ---------- 1. 12 Robert Wickens CDN 12 1:38.096 2. 22 Andy Soucek E ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Soucek, Jousse claim Donington victories
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Soucek, Jousse claim Donington victories

The FIA Formula Two championship tried a new spin on its format this weekend, with both races set for the Sunday, and that suited Andy Soucek just fine, as the championship leader claimed a victory and a fourth place at Donington. Julien Jousse...

Donington: Series preview
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Donington: Series preview

F2 PREPARES FOR FINAL UK ROUND OF THE SEASON OFFICIAL TEST IS UNDERWAY AT DONINGTON PARK After a four week mid-season break, the final UK round of 2009 takes place at Donington Park this weekend (15/16 August) and it marks the beginning of the...

Brno: Race 2 results
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Brno: Race 2 results

Pos Car Driver Nat Laps Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- ---- ----- ---------- ---------- 1. 22 Andy Soucek E 14 2. 4 Julien Jousse F 14 2.165 2.165 3. 10...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Wickens opens F2 season with a pole
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Wickens opens F2 season with a pole

After a 25-year hiatus, Formula Two has returned to the race track, and Robert Wickens will have his name recorded in the history books as the first pole position winner in the "new" F2 series, having edged Tobias Hegewald by 0.014 seconds in ...