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How F2's points leader found form in borrowed overalls
When a disappointing start to the 2019 season was followed by his overalls being consigned to a bin by mistake, it seemed luck really wasn't with Nyck de Vries. But a spell racing in a stablemate's borrowed kit proved to be a major turnaround.
The Baku Formula 2 weekend didn't go to plan for Nyck de Vries. After a slow pitstop and being passed by Jack Aitken cost him a first win of the season, and a fourth place brought the weekend's on-track business to a disappointing conclusion, de Vries faced further woe when he learned that his entire laundry bag - containing his race suit - had been put in the bin by mistake.
It had already been a tricky beginning to the season after he had been dropped from the McLaren driver-development programme. Three drivers ahead of him were shaping up to be faster packages in 2019; perhaps the erroneous destination of his laundry had become a metaphor for his championship campaign.
Theo Pourchaire entered the 2022 Formula 2 season a firm favourite for the title after remaining with ART Grand Prix for a second season. But an unexpected charge from Felipe Drugovich and MP Motorsport meant the Frenchman was forced to settle for second. What went wrong for the Sauber protege, and where does he go from here?
Sixth in the F2 standings heading into this month's final round, but within touching distance of third, Enzo Fittipaldi has quietly put together a strong first full season in the Formula 1 support series, recovering well from the scary Jeddah start crash that cut his 2021 campaign short. It marks a turn in fortunes for the Brazilian who thought he'd bid hopes of a career in Europe goodbye two years ago.
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Two feature race wins in as many rounds have helped Logan Sargeant to emerge as the closest challenger to runaway Formula 2 points leader Felipe Drugovich. The Williams F1 junior couldn't have timed his rise better, with interest in grand prix racing on the rise in his US homeland, and he could be his country's best shot at getting a driver on the grid for the first time since 2015.
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Heading into FIA Formula 2 this season, there was a lot of pressure on Jack Doohan. The 2021 F3 runner-up joined a new team for his next challenge, as well as signing up to the Alpine Academy. He told Motorsport.com how he’s tackling the step up - with some help from his motorcycle legend father
With a chaotic but “pretty much perfect” FIA Formula 2 weekend in Saudi Arabia behind him, Felipe Drugovich now leads the drivers’ standings in his third crack at the series. The Brazilian driver reveals how he ended up back on the grid after what he thought would be his last year in the series, and shares his F1 aspirations.
Norwegian talent Dennis Hauger has a tough act to follow in Oscar Piastri’s footsteps on his graduation to F2 as the reigning F3 champion with Prema. Here’s what he makes of the task ahead of him.
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