“Markelov adopts F2 drive in place of Hubert”

Super Formula racer Artem Markelov will re-join the FIA Formula 2 Championship this weekend, replacing the late Anthoine Hubert at Arden. Markelov moved to Japan’s Super Formula Championship this year but has struggled to adapt to the category since his move to the Far East. With a best finish of 10th and a single fastest … Continue reading “Markelov adopts F2 drive in place of Hubert”

Formula 2 Sets 2012 Calendar

In the past few days, Formula 2 has confirmed its 2012 season calendar. Now approaching its fourth season its return, the revamped category is to visit five current Formula 1 venues, alongside three other highly rated circuit. A trip to Silverstone opens the calendar in the middle of April, before the series ventures to the … Continue reading Formula 2 Sets 2012 Calendar

Formula 2 Winter Test (Portimao, December 2nd)

Jack Clarke topped the time sheets in the first of Formula 2’s winter tests at the Portimao circuit in the Algarve, with Benjamin Lariche proving to be the quickest in the afternoon. Clarke set the fastest lap of the morning in the final minutes of the session, as the track began to dry out following … Continue reading Formula 2 Winter Test (Portimao, December 2nd)

Auto GP steps into F2 slot

Single-seater series, Auto GP, has been announced as the main support category for the World Touring Car Championship in 2011.  The series, which has had painfully little exposure in recent years, replaces Formula 2 as WTCC's lead in event, earning itself a contract with sports cable channel Eurosport in the process. Kicking off in May … Continue reading Auto GP steps into F2 slot

The 2010 Formula 2 Championship

This weekend sees the reinvigorated Formula 2 Championship begin its second season since its 2009 revamp. The series kicks off at Silverstone; the first of nine rounds that also takes in events at circuits such as Monza, Zolder, Portimao and Brands Hatch amongst others as a support to the World Touring Car Championship, although the … Continue reading The 2010 Formula 2 Championship

Henry Surtees (R.I.P.)

This has been a very tough weekend for motorsports. Firstly, earlier on today, the Rally of Bulgaria was cancelled when navigator Flavio Gugelmini was killed and his driver Brian Lavio injured in an accident on Special Stage 7. That was followed by an accident at Brands Hatch this afternoon that claimed the life of 18 … Continue reading Henry Surtees (R.I.P.)