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Alpine F1 junior Collet tops Austria F3 pre-season test

MP Motorsport’s Caio Collet emerged fastest overall from the opening FIA Formula 3 pre-season test at Austria’s Red Bull Ring.

MP Motorsport confirms Verschoor for Bahrain

MP Motorsport has confirmed Richard Verschoor will make his FIA Formula 2 Championship debut with the team at Bahrain this weekend.

Verschoor to fill vacant MP Motorsport seat in Bahrain F2 test

Richard Verschoor will fill the yet to be confirmed second FIA Formula 2 Championship seat at MP Motorsport for pre-season testing in Bahrain.

Merhi in the frame for F2 return after two-year absence

Ex-Marussia Formula 1 and Mercedes DTM racer Roberto Merhi is in the frame to return to Formula 2 this season after a two-year absence.  

MP Motorsport names Zendeli as first 2021 F2 signing

Race-winning Formula 2 outfit MP Motorsport has announced German driver Lirim Zendeli as its first signing for the 2021 season.

Bahrain F2: Drugovich wins, Ilott cuts into Schumacher's lead

Felipe Drugovich took a superb maiden FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race victory at the Bahrain International Circuit, as second-placed Callum Ilott made further inroads into Mick Schumacher’s points lead. 

Alesi leaves HWA F2 team, replaces Matsushita at MP

Giuliano Alesi will switch to the MP Motorsport team from this weekend’s FIA Formula 2 round in Sochi, replacing Nobuharu Matsushita, after leaving the HWA Racelab squad.

Barcelona F2: Drugovich reigns supreme in sprint race

Felipe Drugovich dominated proceedings in the Formula 2 sprint race at Barcelona to earn his second reverse-grid race victory of the season.

Barcelona F2: Matsushita wins frantic race from 18th place

Nobuharu Matsushita pulled off a strategy masterclass in the FIA Formula 2 feature race at the Barcelona circuit to score an unlikely victory after starting only 18th.

Silverstone F3: Viscaal wins after last-lap Zendeli pass

Bent Viscaal overcame Lirim Zendeli in a thrilling final lap duel to earn his maiden FIA Formula 3 race win in the second reverse-grid race at Silverstone.

Silverstone F2: Drugovich beats Ilott, Schumacher to pole

Felipe Drugovich thundered to a maiden FIA Formula 2 pole position in qualifying at Silverstone, claiming MP Motorsport’s first pole in the series.

Red Bull Ring F2: Drugovich grabs dominant first win

Formula 2 rookie Felipe Drugovich took a surprise first victory during Sunday morning's sprint race, putting in a flawless drive from the reverse-grid pole position.

Macau winner Verschoor stays in F3 with MP Motorsport

Macau Grand Prix winner Richard Verschoor will stay with MP Motorsport for a second season in the FIA Formula 3 series this year, it has been announced.

Matsushita not ready to abandon "one percent" F1 dream

Nobuharu Matsushita says he isn't ready to give up on his Formula 1 dream, even if there is only a "one percent" chance he can still graduate to the category with Honda's support.

Matsushita secures F2 drive with MP Motorsport

Nobuharu Matsushita will remain in Formula 2 for another season as he joins MP Motorsport for the 2020 campaign.

French F4 champion added to Renault F1 junior ranks

Runaway French F4 champion Hadrien David has been signed to a Renault Formula 1 junior deal for 2020.

Drugovich joins MP Motorsport for F2 move

MP Motorsport has signed 2018 Euroformula Open and MRF Challenge title winner Felipe Drugovich to its Formula 2 team for 2020.'s Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2019

With Formula 1 enjoying one of its strongest rookie intake in 2019, looks at the top 20 junior drivers of 2019 aiming to follow in the footsteps of Alexander Albon, Lando Norris and George Russell.

Raghunathan escapes second F2 ban on technicality

Mahaveer Raghunathan has accrued enough penalty points for a second Formula 2 race ban, but will escape suspension due to a technicality in the regulations.

Macau winner Verschoor had bent steering

Macau Grand Prix winner Richard Verschoor has revealed that he clouted the wall while leading the race and damaged his steering.

Macau GP: Verschoor beats Vips in thrilling duel Macau GP
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Macau GP: Verschoor beats Vips in thrilling duel

MP Motorsport’s Richard Verschoor scored a giantkilling Macau Grand Prix victory after fending off Red Bull junior Juri Vips in the new Formula 3 car’s Guia circuit debut.

O'Ward: F2 debut was "a proper ass-whipping"

Red Bull junior Patricio O’Ward says he “never felt slower” after an “ass-whipping” on his Formula 2 debut, but said the sprint race was a “major leap forward”.

Red Bull junior O'Ward set for F2 debut this weekend

Red Bull-backed Patricio O’Ward is set to contest this weekend’s Formula 2 races in Austria, replacing banned MP Motorsport driver Mahaveer Raghunathan.

FIA to review F2 penalty rule that delayed Raghunathan ban

The FIA will investigate a rule which allowed banned Formula 2 driver Mahaveer Raghunathan to race on in the series in the Paul Ricard weekend.

Raghunathan banned from Austria F2 round

MP Motorsport Formula 2 driver Mahaveer Raghunathan has been banned from the championship’s next round in Austria after amassing 12 penalty points.

Markelov to make F2 return in Monaco

Ex-Renault Formula 1 reserve Artem Markelov will replace the Indy 500-bound Jordan King at MP Motorsport in a shock return to the Formula 2 Championship in Monaco.

King returns to MP to complete 2019 F2 grid

MP Motorsport has completed its Formula 2 line-up, with Jordan King making a return to the series alongside his IndyCar commitments.

MP signs Red Bull junior Lawson to complete F3 line-up

Red Bull junior programme newcomer Liam Lawson will race in FIA Formula 3 alongside his previously confirmed Formula European Masters commitments.'s Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2018

In 2018, the junior single-seater scene was full of exciting talent, shown best by Mercedes, Red Bull and McLaren each bringing an F2 star into Formula 1. ranks the top 20 youngsters of the year.

Daruvala joins MP Motorsport for Abu Dhabi GP3 finale

European Formula 3 race-winner and Racing Point Force India Formula 1 junior Jehan Daruvala will join the GP3 Series grid in Abu Dhabi this weekend with MP Motorsport.

Merhi replaced by Boccolacci in MP F2 line-up

Ex-Manor Formula 1 driver Roberto Merhi has parted ways with MP Motorsport, with Dorian Boccolacci taking the Spaniard’s vacant seat in Formula 2 this weekend at Spa.

Hungaroring GP3: Boccolacci takes lights-to-flag sprint race win

Dorian Boccolacci scored a lights-to-flag win in the GP3 sprint race at the Hungaroring, taking MP's first win in the series.

DeFrancesco joins MP for rest of GP3 season

Devlin DeFrancesco will contest the rest of the 2018 GP3 season with MP Motorsport, it has been announced.

Merhi loses Paul Ricard F2 podium finish

Ex-Formula 1 driver Roberto Merhi has been disqualified from the F2 feature race at Paul Ricard due to a tyre infringement.

Boccolacci stripped of GP3 win on home soil

Dorian Boccolacci has lost his victory on home soil in the GP3 feature race at Paul Ricard, handing a maiden series victory to fellow Frenchman Anthoine Hubert.

Paul Ricard GP3: Boccolacci survives grid scare to win

Dorian Boccolacci took his second career GP3 win in the opening race at Paul Ricard, recovering from an early scare as he stalled on the grid from pole position.

Paul Ricard GP3: Boccolacci leads French 1-2-3 in qualifying

Dorian Boccolacci scored a maiden GP3 pole position for his home event at Paul Ricard, leading an all-French top three on the grid.

Renault junior Lundgaard replaces Palmer at MP

Renault Formula 1 junior Christian Lundgaard will replace Will Palmer at MP Motorsport for this weekend's GP3 round at Paul Ricard. predicts the 2018 GP3 season

In what's set to be the final year of GP3 as we know it,'s panel of junior single-seater experts analyses the class of 2018 and offer their predictions for the year ahead.

Palmer joins MP for rookie GP3 season

Will Palmer has signed with MP Motorsport for the 2018 GP3 season, after testing with the team last month.

Boschung secures F2 return with MP

Ralph Boschung will return to Formula 2 for a second season in 2018, having signed with Dutch outfit MP Motorsport.

Boccolacci makes MP switch for second GP3 campaign

GP3 race winner Dorian Boccolacci will drive for the MP Motorsport squad in the third tier category in 2018.

Kari stays in GP3 with MP Motorsport

Ex-Red Bull junior Niko Kari will stay in GP3 for another season as he joins new team MP Motorsport.

Garcia dropped by Renault Academy after one season

Former karting champion Marta Garcia has been dropped by the Renault Sport Academy after just eight months with the French marque.

Habsburg leads Daruvala as Abu Dhabi GP3 test ends

Ferdinand Habsburg set the pace in the final day of the GP3 post-season test at Abu Dhabi, as new team MP Motorsport was quickest for the third time in a row.

Kari quickest again in second Abu Dhabi GP3 test day

Niko Kari was again fastest in the second day of GP3 post-season testing at Abu Dhabi, driving for new team MP Motorsport.

Deletraz quickest on first day of F2 testing

Louis Deletraz topped the first day of Formula 2's post-season test in Abu Dhabi for MP Motorsport, which also had the fastest time in GP3 testing earlier in the day.

Kari tops opening day of Abu Dhabi GP3 testing

Niko Kari, driving for new team MP Motorsport, topped the opening day of GP3 post-season testing at Abu Dhabi.

Spa F2: Sette Camara wins after huge Matsushita crash

Sergio Sette Camara claimed a maiden Formula 2 race win by heading a thrilling sprint event at Spa ahead of McLaren Formula 1 junior driver Nyck De Vries.

Sette Camara stripped of front row F2 start position

Sergio Sette Camara has lost his front row grid spot for the Formula 2 feature race at the Red Bull Ring after his car failed post-qualifying scrutineering checks.

F2 preview: Who will begin the new era on top?

The GP2 moniker might have been ditched in favour of all-new Formula 2 branding, but the challenge of coming out on top in the F1 feeder series remains much the same. Valentin Khorounzhiy previews the 2017 season.

Prema's F2 rival teams “need to look at themselves”

Jordan King says Formula 2's established teams need to step up their game after Italian outfit Prema dominated the series in its debut GP2 campaign in 2016.

King rules out staying in F2 past 2017

Former Manor development driver Jordan King says the 2017 F2 campaign will in all likelihood be his final season at Formula 1 feeder level, as staying for a fourth year would be "too much".

Aitken leads 2017 Renault Sport Academy line-up

Renault has announced its line-up of Academy drivers for 2017, with Jack Aitken and Sun Yue Yang being joined by Formula 4 stars Max Fewtrell and Jarno Opmeer.

Former Manor test driver King to remain in GP2 in 2017

Jordan King, a former development driver of the now-defunct Manor F1 team, will continue racing in the GP2 Series in 2017.

Red Bull adds Ticktum, Verhagen to junior roster

Red Bull has announced that it has added Briton Dan Ticktum and American Neil Verhagen to its junior team for the 2017 season.

Sette Camara steps up to GP2 in 2017 with MP

Red Bull-backed Formula 3 racer Sergio Sette Camara will step up to the GP2 Series in 2017 with the MP Motorsport team, it has been announced.

Arden, MP Motorsport consider entering Eurocup in 2017

Top junior single-seater teams Arden and MP Motorsport have both revealed their interest in joining the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 next year, following the changes the championship will make.

De Jong stays with MP Motorsport for fourth GP2 season

Daniel de Jong has announced that he will compete in the 2016 GP2 season with MP Motorsport, revealing that it is set to be his last year in the championship.

Rowland chooses MP Motorsport for GP2 move

Newly-signed Renault junior Oliver Rowland will race for Dutch squad MP Motorsport in the 2016 edition of the GP2 series.