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.
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.
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.
Fernando Alonso, Mick Schumacher, Yuki Tsunoda and others will participate in Tuesday’s F1 test at the Yas Marina circuit involving eight of the 10 teams.