Tag: Formula 2

Formula 2 – Top 50 racing drivers of 2018: 50-41

Formula 2 – Top 50 racing drivers of 2018: 50-41

50.  Gabriele Tarquini WTCR champion Re-entry Gabriele Tarquini, BRC Racing Team Hyundai i30 N TCR Photo by: WTCR Nigel Mansell and Mark Martin were, previously, the only drivers aged 50 or above to have made Autosport’s Top 50 cut in this feature’s history. The fact that Gabriele Tarquini has made this year’s list, then, means…

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Formula 2 – Leclerc found F1 “intimidating” at first

Formula 2 – Leclerc found F1 “intimidating” at first

Although the Monegasque driver impressed enough during his rookie campaign for Sauber to earn a seat at Ferrari for 2019, he has confessed to finding the step up to F1 tough to begin with. “At the beginning it’s first of all quite intimidating to speak to so many people,” he explained. ”Everything you are going…

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Formula 2 – Motorsports icon Jacques Villeneuve to compete full-time in NASCAR Whelen Euro Series – NASCAR Home Tracks

Formula 2 – Motorsports icon Jacques Villeneuve to compete full-time in NASCAR Whelen Euro Series – NASCAR Home Tracks

One of the biggest stars in motorsports choose the official NASCAR European Championship for his return to competition. Formula One World Champion, Indy 500 winner and CART Champion Jacques Villeneuve will compete full time in Euro NASCAR with Go Fas Racing in a 2019 season that is already shaping up as the most anticipated in…

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Formula 2 – Trump administration funding formula causes Maine to lose out on millions in federal opioid money

Formula 2 – Trump administration funding formula causes Maine to lose out on millions in federal opioid money

After drug overdose deaths rose to record levels in Maine in 2017, the Trump administration used 2016 data in the funding formula for a grant program, depriving the state of millions of additional dollars to support treatment and prevention programs for the opioid epidemic. The formula – created by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health…

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Formula 2 – How to watch the Formula E Saudi Arabia E-Prix: Free, online, live stream

Formula 2 – How to watch the Formula E Saudi Arabia E-Prix: Free, online, live stream

Friday, 14 december 2018, 09:00 , by Matthew Scott Season Five of Formula E is here! The all-electric series returns with hype like rarely before in 2018/19, with a host of exciting new drivers and a second-generation car giving fans new and old alike plenty to get their teeth into, starting with this weekend’s E-Prix…

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Formula 2 – How Super Formula’s 2019 grid could look

Formula 2 – How Super Formula’s 2019 grid could look

Japan’s premier single-seater series’ traditional Suzuka rookie test in December often provides a reliable indicator of who is going where next year – fuelling plenty of ‘hot stove league’ speculation. The term ‘hot stove league’ is used in Japan in the sense that the ‘silly season’ is used in Europe, and finds its roots in…

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Formula 2 – Mahindra Racing off to a flying start at 2018-19 Formula E: Jerome D’Ambrosio finishes on the podium

Formula 2 – Mahindra Racing off to a flying start at 2018-19 Formula E: Jerome D’Ambrosio finishes on the podium

ABB FIA Formula E Championship is now underway and Mahindra Racing team has had a flying start in the opening race. Jerome D’Ambrosio made his Mahindra Racing debut this year and finished third in the very first race of the Formula E season. The 2018/19 season opener in Saudi Arabia marked the series’ first ever…

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Formula 2 – Abiteboul sees future Renault drivers coming from academy

Formula 2 – Abiteboul sees future Renault drivers coming from academy

Renault team principal Cyril Abiteboul expects the team’s future Formula 1 drivers to come from its young driver academy, and targets one becoming world champion. Since returning to F1 as a constructor in 2016, Renault has supported a number of drivers via its Renault Sport Academy. Of the current members, third and reserve driver Jack…

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Formula 2 – Renault want junior driver in F1 seat by 2021

Formula 2 – Renault want junior driver in F1 seat by 2021

Renault Academy Director Mia Sharizman has revealed the French team’s ambition to have an academy driver in a Renault Formula 1 seat by 2021, as the junior programme is taking steps to make this possible. Since making their comeback as a constructor in 2016, Renault haven’t had a junior driver in a Formula 1 seat,…

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Formula 2 – Helmut Marko reveals truth about Mick Schumacher-Toro Rosso rumours

Formula 2 – Helmut Marko reveals truth about Mick Schumacher-Toro Rosso rumours

Yesterday, 16:13 , by Matthew Scott Red Bull motorsport advisor Dr Helmut Marko says a bid was never made to bring Mick Schumacher into the team’s programme, having batted away rumours that the German was in the frame to form part of Toro Rosso’s 2019 line-up as he romped to title glory in European Formula…

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Formula 2 – Haas wants “all the facts” before making Ferrucci decision

Formula 2 – Haas wants “all the facts” before making Ferrucci decision

Formula 2 driver Ferrucci is banned for the Hungary and Spa rounds of the championship after crashing into Trident teammate Arjun Maini on the cool-down lap of the Silverstone sprint race. He was also fined for driving his F2 car without a glove, and for holding a mobile phone while driving between paddocks during the Silverstone…

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Formula 2 – Mick Schumacher Reportedly Close to Signing With Ferrari

Formula 2 – Mick Schumacher Reportedly Close to Signing With Ferrari

Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher, is reportedly near a deal that would put him on track to race for Scuderia Ferrari. Schumacher’s successful title campaign in the 2018 season of FIA Formula 3 Euro for Prema Theodore Racing opened a door to FIA Formula 2, where he will race…

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Formula 2 – Why Mahindra backs Pioneering and Innovation Award – Formula E

Formula 2 – Why Mahindra backs Pioneering and Innovation Award – Formula E

The Mahindra squad has become one of FE’s frontrunning teams, winning three races through Felix Rosenqvist. Gill spoke exclusively to Motorsport TV’s Julia Piquet on the red carpet ahead of this year’s Autosport Awards. In the video, he discusses the upcoming episode of Mahindra Blueprints and how it will preview FE’s “exciting”…

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Formula 2 – BMW Nabs First Gen 2 Pole

Formula 2 – BMW Nabs First Gen 2 Pole

After wet weather cancelled the planned FP1 and FP2 sessions, qualifying took place just a short while after a hastily rescheduled practice run did occur. Qualifying was organised into two groups instead of the usual four, with NIO’s Tom Dillmann taking to the track early in the first 15-minute session. The drivers were only permitted to complete…

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Formula 2 – Formula 2: George Russell inches towards F2 title with Abu Dhabi pole

Formula 2 – Formula 2: George Russell inches towards F2 title with Abu Dhabi pole

George Russell took a step closer towards clinching the Formula 2 title by taking pole position in Abu Dhabi, as sole rival Alexander Albon wound up eighth. Russell, who will race for Williams in Formula 1 in 2019, entered the weekend 37 points clear of Albon and by topping qualifying his advantage has now grown…

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Formula 2 – RaceFans Round-up: New Formula E car “a massive step”

Formula 2 – RaceFans Round-up: New Formula E car “a massive step”

In the round-up: Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne says the series’ new car, which will race for the first time today, is a big departure from its predecessor. What they say I think it’s a massive step forwards in terms of technology and it’s super-good for the image of the championship, of the FIA and…

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Formula 2 – Teen driver who survived horror Formula 3 crash vows to race again

Formula 2 – Teen driver who survived horror Formula 3 crash vows to race again

A 17-year-old racing driver who fractured her spine in a horrifying crash at the Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix has vowed to return to the sport after surviving surgery lasting nearly half a day. German Sophia Floersch flew off the track on Sunday, hurtling into marshals and photographers, before being rushed to a Macau hospital…

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