The second round of the Formula 2 Championship with ART driver Theo Pourchaire leading the way. Let’s see how the weekend will unfold. As the young drivers return to the twisty street circuit of Jeddah, Theo Pourchaire leads the way from Ralph Boschung headed into the second round of the F2 championship. The veterans are […] READ MORE
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Five takeaways from the Formula 2 pre-season test
With Formula 2 pre-season testing now finished, let’s look at five takeaways from the three days, including early title contenders. With just over two weeks left before the season commences with Round 1 in Bahrain, pre-season testing is the closest way of determining what to expect for the upcoming campaign. Here are five takeaways from […] READ MORE
2023 Formula 2 Lineup: Carlin announce talented duo
Carlin Racing has announced its lineup for the 2023 Formula season as rookie Zane Maloney joins Enzo Fittipaldi. 2022 Formula 3 vice-champion Zane Maloney will join his fellow Red Bull Junior teammate Enzo Fittipaldi racing for Carlin next season. This will be Fittipaldi’s second full season in the series. They are the 18th and 19th […] READ MORE
2023 Formula 2 Driver Lineup: Ayumu Iwasa stays at DAMS Racing
DAMS Racing announced earlier today that 2022 rookie Ayumu Iwasa will be retaining his seat. He’ll partner alongside rookie Arthur Leclerc. Japanese driver Ayumu Iwasa will be retaining his seat at DAMS after finishing fifth in the standings taking two wins and six podiums. With Iwasa’s announcement, DAMS have now completed their lineup for the […] READ MORE
Why do drivers in the Formula series opt for IndyCar?
Throughout the years many drivers who have participated in the Formula feeder series’ choose to race in IndyCar. Why is that? Formula One is known as the pinnacle of motorsport. Young drivers around the world begin their motorsport careers aiming for a seat in the series. With many feeder series’ linked to the F1/2/3 ladder, […] READ MORE
The issue with the Red Bull Junior Team
Since the inception of the program in 2001, the Red Bull Junior Team has developed a reputation for being ruthless. Let’s analyze. The Red Bull Junior Team is a development driver program that was created over 20 years ago. Based in Milton Keynes, UK its aim is to nurture and enhance the stars of tomorrow. […] READ MORE
2023 Formula 2 Driver Lineup: Dennis Hauger to MP Motorsport
Formula 2 driver Dennis Hauger has opted to join MP Motorsport ahead of the 2023 season following a disappointing rookie season at PREMA. Nineteen-year-old Norwegian driver Dennis Hauger made his Formula 2 debut fresh from winning the Formula 3 title in 2021. Teamed up with championship-winning PREMA and backed by the Red Bull Junior Team, […] READ MORE
Is Red Bull Academy’s Jak Crawford ready for F2?
Following Red Bull Academy’s Jak Crawford’s entrance into the 2023 Formula 2 season, we evaluate whether Crawford is ready for the next step. Seventeen-year-old Jak Crawford is expected to race in the F2 next year for Hitech Grand Prix. If he lands the seat that would put him alongside fellow Formula 3 competitor and Red […] READ MORE
A Future Alpine F1 Driver? Jack Doohan to run FP1 in Mexico City
Formula 2 driver Jack Doohan is set to make his F1 debut for Alpine driving in Friday’s FP1 session at the Mexico Grand Prix. The nineteen-year-old Australian Formula 2 driver will be replacing Esteban Ocon for the first practice session of the Mexico Grand Prix. Jack Doohan is the son of multiple MotoGP champion Mick […] READ MORE
Is the Mercedes Academy the way forward for young drivers?
Since the Mercedes Academy’s inception in 2014, members of the academy have been showcasing why it is the place to go for young drivers. The Mercedes Academy was relaunched to help develop young drivers hone their skills as they graduate from karting championships through the Formula ranks. Just like the Ferrari Drivers Academy (FDA) and […] READ MORE