Formula 2 debuted its new format at Bahrain on Saturday, with two sprint races on the timetable instead of the usual feature race which has now been moved to Sunday.
Guanyu Zhou won a lively Sunday morning Formula 2 feature race in Bahrain from pole position, but was made to work hard for it by several of his rivals.
In the round-up: Bottas unhappy team “wasted a tyre set” during Q1 • Lundgaard gets second place back after error • Formula E adds more double-header events
Alpine Formula 1 junior Oscar Piastri prevailed in a thrilling last-lap fight to claim victory in Formula 2’s night-time sprint race at Bahrain.
Hitech’s Liam Lawson won on his Formula 2 debut at the Bahrain International Circuit in the first race of the season.
In the round-up: Perez seeking “natural” handling feel for flying laps in Red Bull • Zhou and Pourchaire claim F2 poles • Porsche commits to Formula E
Dan Ticktum will remain a part of the Williams Driver Academy for 2021 and be one of the team’s development drivers while he races in F2
Nikita Mazepin will be entered as a neutral athlete of Russia for his first F1 race, with ‘RAF’ appearing in place of a flag next to his name
With a new triple-header format and half of the championship taking place on street circuits, a very different season of Formula 2 will begin in Bahrain this weekend.
Juan Manuel Correa, who suffered serious leg injuries in the 2019 crash which claimed the life of Anthoine Hubert, will make his return to single-seater racing this year.
Two-times Macau Grand Prix winner Dan Ticktum will rejoin his former team Carlin for a second full season in Formula 2 this year.
Giuliano Alesi, who had his first test in a Formula 1 car with Ferrari today, is leaving the team’s junior driver programme and will not continue in Formula 2 this year.
Highly-rated Sauber junior Theo Pourchaire will be a full-time Formula 2 driver this year as he graduates to the series with ART.
Formula 2 rookies Alessio Deledda and Matteo Nannini will make their debuts with HWA this year, the team has announced, while Marcus Armstrong joins DAMS.
AlphaTauri has confirmed Yuki Tsunoda will replace Daniil Kvyat in their line-up for the 2021 F1 season.
A first-lap lockup risked Schumacher’s title while Daruvala was able to pass Ticktum for his first F2 win
Haas team principal Guenther Steiner says Nikita Mazepin’s two penalties in yesterday’s Formula 2 race shows they have work to do with their new driver for 2021.
Yuki Tsunoda put a late pass on Nikita Mazepin to win in Bahrain, while Callum Ilott and Mick Schumacher’s title fight goes down to tomorrow’s final race.
F2 and F3 have confirmed the details of the new weekend formats they will run, supporting the 2021 F1 season.
Five drivers will go into the final Formula 2 round of 2020 with a chance of winning the title following Robert Shwartzman’s victory in the Bahrain sprint race.