FIA F2 News

F2, F3 evaluating format changes
Lawson on defying geographical odds
Pourchaire reveals recovery plan
Zhou wins Silverstone feature race
Verschoor charges to maiden victory
F2, F3 evaluating calendar and format changes for 2022
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Changes to the weekend format and reducing the gaps between events are at the centre of discussions regarding the look of FIA Formula 2 and FIA Formula 3 for 2022.

The Red Bull F1 junior aiming to defy geographical odds Prime

It's a long way from Pukekohe New Zealand to Milton Keynes, but Red Bull's Kiwi protege Liam Lawson has defied plenty of odds to reach the rung below F1. He's endured disappointment since winning on his F2 debut in Bahrain, but is determined to turn his season around and prove himself worthy of a place on the F1 grid

Pourchaire reveals ‘crazy’ plan that helped him race at Silverstone Silverstone
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Theo Pourchaire has revealed how close he came to missing the Silverstone FIA Formula 2 round after admitting that two weeks ago he was unable to drive.

Silverstone F2: Zhou scores feature race win ahead of Ticktum Silverstone
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Guanyu Zhou took victory in the FIA Formula 2 feature race at Silverstone, passing polesitter Oscar Piastri off the line before taking the win.

Silverstone F2: Verschoor charges to maiden victory Silverstone
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Richard Verschoor led the second FIA Formula 2 race at Silverstone from lights-to-flag, converting a pole position into his first win in the series.

Silverstone F2: Shwartzman wins opener from Vips

Robert Shwartzman took his second FIA Formula 2 win of the year in the first sprint race at Silverstone, with a great start putting him into the lead from fourth.

Silverstone F2: Piastri takes first pole in truncated qualifying

Oscar Piastri took pole position in FIA Formula 2 qualifying at Silverstone, beating championship leader Guanyu Zhou to the top spot as the session was ended by a red flag.

Silverstone F2: Ticktum tops practice ahead of Piastri Silverstone
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Silverstone F2: Ticktum tops practice ahead of Piastri

Dan Ticktum topped FIA Formula 2 practice for his home event at a sunny Silverstone circuit, taking the top spot with just five minutes left of the session.

Nannini stays at Campos for Silverstone F2 races

Matteo Nannini will remain at Campos for the fourth round of the 2021 Formula 2 season at Silverstone this weekend, extending his race-by-race deal with the Spanish team.

Prema unites with Iron Lynx to form Italian superteam

Single-seater powerhouse Prema has moved under the control of the owners of the Iron Lynx sportscar squad to create a new Italian superteam.

Vasseur says it would be a mistake to push Pourchaire to F1 too early

Alfa Romeo boss Frederic Vasseur believes it would be a mistake to fast-track its rising Sauber junior talent Theo Pourchaire into Formula 1.

How Red Bull's next F1 hopeful turned around his season Baku Prime

How Red Bull's next F1 hopeful turned around his season

Having impressed in Formula 3, Juri Vips looked to be next cab off the rank in Red Bull's prestigious Junior Team before his 2020 schedule was dealt a heavy blow by the COVID-19 pandemic. After a tough start to life in Formula 2, Vips is showing signs of a recovery - could he be the first Estonian to reach Formula 1?

Injured Pourchaire unsure on recovery for Silverstone F2 round Baku
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Injured Pourchaire unsure on recovery for Silverstone F2 round

Formula 2 title contender Theo Pourchaire is unsure if he will be fit for the next round at Silverstone in July after sustaining a broken left radius in Azerbaijan.

Pourchaire suffers fractured arm after feature race crash

FIA Formula 2 driver Theo Pourchaire has suffered a fractured arm after a first-lap collision during the feature race in Baku on Sunday.

Ticktum: 10-second Baku F2 penalty "beyond ridiculous"

FIA Formula 2 driver Dan Ticktum has hit out on social media after he was handed a “beyond ridiculous” 10-second penalty for causing a collision during the feature race in Baku.

Baku F2: Vips holds off Piastri for second straight win Baku
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Baku F2: Vips holds off Piastri for second straight win

Hitech Grand Prix’s Juri Vips took his second FIA Formula 2 win in a row in the feature race in Baku, holding off pressure from Prema Racing’s Oscar Piastri.

Vips: Baku F2 sprint win redemption for Bahrain gearbox failure

FIA Formula 2 driver Juri Vips said his sprint race win in Baku is “redemption” after a gearbox issue robbed him of a win in Bahrain.

Baku F2: Vips dominates to score maiden victory

Hitech Grand Prix’s Juri Vips took his first FIA Formula 2 win in a chaotic second sprint race in Baku which saw two safety cars and several collisions.

Baku F2: Shwartzman leads every lap to take first win of 2021

Prema Racing’s Robert Shwartzman took a convincing victory in the first FIA Formula 2 race of the weekend in Baku, leading every lap to take his first win of the season.

Baku F2: Lawson takes pole ahead of teammate Vips

Hitech Grand Prix’s Liam Lawson topped FIA Formula 2 qualifying in Baku, leading teammate and fellow Red Bull junior Juri Vips.

Baku F2: Vips leads practice from Boschung

Hitech Grand Prix’s Juri Vips led FIA Formula 2’s free practice in Baku by seven tenths of a second during a session featuring multiple yellow flags.

New FIA F2 format “made for Baku,” says Lundgaard

The new FIA Formula 2 format is “made for Baku” and won't be detrimental for drivers who qualify at the front, according to ART Grand Prix driver Christian Lundgaard.

How F1 hopeful Pourchaire is re-writing the F2 record books Prime

How F1 hopeful Pourchaire is re-writing the F2 record books

He'd marked himself out as a star of the future in last year's FIA Formula 3 championship, but 17-year-old Theo Pourchaire underlined his credentials by winning his first Formula 2 race in the Monaco feature. Sauber junior status gives him a clear route to the top, but with wisdom beyond his years, he's not getting caught up in his own hype.

The F1 hopeful living two lives to keep his dream alive Prime

The F1 hopeful living two lives to keep his dream alive

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.

Was Formula 2’s radical format switch a success? Prime

Was Formula 2’s radical format switch a success?

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.