Formula 1 motorsport managing director Ross Brawn says Ferrari junior Mick Schumacher’s arms aloft celebration after taking his first Formula 2 win in Hungary “reminded me of his father, Michael”. Prema Racing driver Schumacher fended off the chasing Carlin Honda junior Nobuharu Matsushita to score his first win and podium in the series at the Hungaroring on […]

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A collision between Nirei Fukuzumi and Tadasuke Makino looked pretty innocuous at first, but turned out to be a perfect example of how well the Halo can work. In the damp first few laps of the Formula 2 sprint race in Barcelona, going off-line to try and overtake was tricky. Arden driver Fukuzumi found that […]

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The new Formula 2 car that will be raced in the Formula 1 support series from 2018 has been revealed and will feature the halo cockpit protection device. The car, which has been called the F2 2018, was unveiled at the Monza circuit on Thursday. The new car will be the first the F1 feeder […]

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The GP2 Series has been rebranded as the FIA Formula 2 Championship with immediate effect. The move, predicted last month by Autosport, was ratified at Thursday’s FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting in Geneva. It accomplishes an ambition set out by Jean Todt in his manifesto before he was elected for a second term as […]

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The GP2 Series is on track to be rebranded as the FIA’s new Formula 2 championship in time for the start of the 2017 season, Autosport has learned. With Liberty Media having taken control of Formula 1’s commercial rights from CVC – which had controlled the GP2 and GP3 Series since 2007 – it now […]

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Luca Ghiotto claimed his first GP2 win with victory over Raffaele Marciello in the sprint race at Sepang while Pierre Gasly clawed back vital points in his title fight with Antonio Giovinazzi. Ghiotto started second on the grid and he grabbed the lead on the exit of Turn 2 from polesitter Mitch Evans, who had […]

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Norman Nato claimed his first GP2 win since the Barcelona season-opener in May in the Monza sprint race. Pierre Gasly added a little to his championship lead by battling through to second ahead of Prema team-mate and title rival Antonio Giovinazzi. Racing Engineering team-mates Nato and Jordan King had burst through to first and second […]

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Antonio Giovinazzi delighted his home fans after passing countryman Raffaele Marciello on the final lap to win this afternoon’s Feature Race at Monza, taking the top spot from the back of the grid by making the right tyre call and gaining an advantage from a safety car mishap to lead home an Italian 1-2 ahead […]

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Pierre Gasly secured his third victory of the year with a strong drive on the right tyre strategy in this afternoon’s Feature Race at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, grabbing the lead early in the race and tearing away from his rivals to win ahead of Jordan King and Alex Lynn. The Red Bull protégé […]

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Rookie Antonio Giovinazzi pipped Prema teammate Pierre Gasly to score his second GP2 pole of the season at Spa-Francorchamps as championship leader Sergey Sirotkin was only 13th. The Italian lowered Gasly’s benchmark with his 1m56.607s effort in the final minute, forcing the Red Bull junior, who had led for most of the session, to settle […]

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