Artem Markelov
Russian Federation

Artem Markelov

1994-09-10 (age 26)


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Markelov secures F2 return with HWA for 2020

Artem Markelov will compete in Formula 2 for a seventh successive season as the ex-Renault Formula 1 junior joins the new HWA team for 2020.

Markelov to skip Super Formula season finale

Artem Markelov will skip next weekend's 2019 Super Formula title decider at Suzuka, with Yuichi Nakayama again being called up to replace the Russian driver.

Markelov's replacement for Okayama announced

Team LeMans has named Yuichi Nakayama as Artem Markelov’s replacement for this weekend’s Super Formula race at Okayama.

Markelov replaces Hubert for remainder of F2 season

The Arden Formula 2 team has signed Artem Markelov to replace Anthoine Hubert following the Frenchman's fatal crash at Spa last month.

Markelov has no answers for poor Super Formula form

Artem Markelov says he is perplexed by a lack of results in Super Formula as he continues to chase his first points finish in the Japanese single-seater series.

FIA to review F2 penalty rule that delayed Raghunathan ban

The FIA will investigate a rule which allowed banned Formula 2 driver Mahaveer Raghunathan to race on in the series in the Paul Ricard weekend.

Markelov open to further F2 outings in 2019

Artem Markelov has not ruled out returning to the Formula 2 Championship for further races this year after making a one-off return to the F1 feeder series in Monaco.

Markelov to make F2 return in Monaco

Ex-Renault Formula 1 reserve Artem Markelov will replace the Indy 500-bound Jordan King at MP Motorsport in a shock return to the Formula 2 Championship in Monaco.

Markelov "struggling" to shake off F2 tyre mentality in Japan

Long-time Formula 2 racer Artem Markelov admits he is “struggling” to get to grips with Super Formula’s tyres, having become used to high-degradation Pirellis in Europe.

Markelov closing on 2019 Super Formula move

Formula 2 frontrunner Artem Markelov is close to a deal to race in Super Formula next season, understands.

Renault calls up Markelov for Abu Dhabi test

Renault Formula 1 development driver Artem Markelov will drive the team's 2018 car in post-season testing in Abu Dhabi, understands.

F1 hopeful Markelov's father detained

Formula 1 hopeful Artem Markelov's father Valery has been placed in custody in Moscow days after his son's grand prix weekend debut.

Monza F2: Russell benefits from Markelov error to win

Mercedes F1 junior George Russell took his fifth win of the 2018 Formula 2 season in the sprint race at Monza, benefitting from Artem Markelov losing the lead due to a mistake.

Renault hands Markelov F1 practice debut in Sochi

Renault test and development driver Artem Markelov will make his Formula 1 free practice debut at his home race in Sochi, the team has announced.

Monza F2: Sette Camara leads Markelov in practice

Carlin’s Sergio Sette Camara was quickest in a weather-affected Formula 2 practice session at Monza.

Markelov linked to Williams 2019 F1 drive

Formula 2 frontrunner Artem Markelov has been linked to a possible future at Williams – and the Russian has indicated that he will either graduate to F1 next year or stop racing.

Renault hands Markelov F1 2018 test debut

Formula 2 frontrunner Artem Markelov will drive Renault's 2018 F1 car during in-season Hungary testing, has learned.

Red Bull Ring F2: Markelov wins from charging Russell

Renault junior Artem Markelov took a lights-to-flag win in Formula 2's Red Bull Ring sprint race as George Russell took the championship lead after an impressive charge to second.

Monaco F2: Markelov wins after Albon, de Vries collide

Artem Markelov won a chaotic Monaco Formula 2 feature race, benefitting from leaders Alexander Albon and Nyck de Vries colliding on the entry to the pitlane.

Markelov to replace "strange" chassis for Monaco

Renault Formula 1 junior Artem Markelov will get a new Dallara F2 chassis for the this weekend's Monaco round in a bid to solve his poor qualifying form.

New F2 car should have been delayed - Markelov

Formula 2 frontrunner Artem Markelov has hit out at the Formula 1 feeder series for not having spent more time ironing out the issues with its new-for-2018 car.

Markelov feared being “thrashed” by F2 2018 rookies

Renault Formula 1 development driver Artem Markelov admits he feared a heavy defeat in the battle against Formula 2's highly-rated 2018 rookies ahead of the Bahrain season opener. predicts the 2018 F2 season

It may have bid a fond farewell to the trusty GP2/11 in favour of the new halo-shod Dallara F2 2018 car, but there's little indication Formula 2 will be all that different in the second year since its rebranding.

Russian Time to run Markelov, Makino in F2 in 2018

Reigning Formula 2 teams' champion Russian Time will run 2017 runner-up Artem Markelov and Honda protege Tadasuke Makino in the Formula 1 support series this season.'s Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2017

The junior single-seater scene featured many exciting talents and potential future Formula 1 stars in 2017, but who were the top performers? selects its 20 most impressive young drivers.

Rowland, Fuoco disqualified from Abu Dhabi Race 1

Oliver Rowland and Antonio Fuoco have lost their first and third places in Formula 2 feature race at Abu Dhabi after their cars failed to pass post-event scrutineering.

Abu Dhabi F2: Markelov secures maiden pole

Russian Time driver Artem Markelov claimed pole position in qualifying for the 2017 Formula 2 season finale in Abu Dhabi ahead of McLaren Formula 1 junior Nyck de Vries.

Jerez F2: Markelov takes dominant sprint race win

Artem Markelov won a blistering Formula 2 sprint race at Jerez for Russian Time ahead of DAMS duo Nicholas Latifi and Oliver Rowland.

Monza F2: Markelov leads teammate Ghiotto in practice

Russian Time drivers Artem Markelov and Luca Ghiotto topped the Formula 2 practice at Monza ahead of championship leader Charles Leclerc.

Spa F2: Leclerc scores crushing win after Rowland clash

Ferrari Formula 1 junior driver Charles Leclerc put in a dominant display to win the Formula 2 feature race at Spa ahead of Russian Time’s Artem Markelov.

Rowland keeps win after stewards’ investigation over clash

Renault Formula 1 development driver Oliver Rowland will keep his Hungary Formula 2 feature race win after an investigation into Artem Markelov’s dramatic crash.

Red Bull Ring F2: Markelov wins, Leclerc collides with teammate

Artem Markelov was victorious in the Red Bull Ring sprint race in Formula 2, as points leader Charles Leclerc retired after contact with his teammate.

Monaco F2: Leclerc takes pole but faces investigation

Charles Leclerc set the fastest time in qualifying for the Formula 2 round at Monaco, but faces a post-session stewards’ investigation that could cost him pole.

Bahrain F2: Markelov outduels Nato and Leclerc in season opener

Artem Markelov executed a perfect tyre management strategy to win the opening Formula 2 race of the 2017 season in Bahrain and beat Norman Nato and Charles Leclerc.

F2 preview: Who will begin the new era on top?

The GP2 moniker might have been ditched in favour of all-new Formula 2 branding, but the challenge of coming out on top in the F1 feeder series remains much the same. Valentin Khorounzhiy previews the 2017 season.

Albon heads second day of Barcelona F2 test

GP3 runner-up Alexander Albon was quickest on the second day of Formula 2 pre-season testing in Barcelona.

Ghiotto joins Russian Time for sophomore GP2 campaign

Italian racer Luca Ghiotto has secured his future in the GP2 Series, as he is to partner Artem Markelov at Russian Time in the 2017 campaign.

“Kindergarten to F1” moves threaten GP2, says team boss

Russian Time team boss Svetlana Strelnikova says that drivers bypassing GP2 on their way to Formula 1 has created uncertainty over the future of the series within the junior single-seater structure.

Giovinazzi, Marciello, Cecotto named in GP2 test entry list

GP2's 2016 runner-up Antonio Giovinazzi, fellow title contender Raffaele Marciello and the series' most experienced driver Johnny Cecotto will take part in the post-season test at Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina Circuit.

Abu Dhabi GP2: Gasly overhauls Giovinazzi with Saturday win

Red Bull protege Pierre Gasly dominated the feature race of GP2's Abu Dhabi finale to pull clear of Prema teammate and title rival Antonio Giovinazzi with one race to spare.

Monza GP2: Gasly leads Giovinazzi in second straight Prema 1-2

Pierre Gasly bagged his third GP2 pole of the season at Monza, with teammate Antonio Giovinazzi making it a Prema 1-2 for the second time in two weeks.

Gasly disqualified over empty fire extinguisher

GP2 championship leader Pierre Gasly has been disqualified from the feature race at Hockenheim, where he had originally finished third.

Hockenheim GP2: Gasly pips Markelov in tight practice

Red Bull junior Pierre Gasly was quickest in the GP2 practice session at Hockenheim, narrowly edging out Russian Time's Artem Markelov.

Markelov and Russian Time certain Monaco win within the rules

Artem Markelov and his team Russian Time are both certain that his maiden GP2 win in Monaco was perfectly within the rules, despite the massive time gain during virtual safety car periods.

Monaco GP2: Markelov robs Nato of win in VSC farce

Artem Markelov provisionally claimed the first win of his GP2 career by gaining time on erstwhile leader Norman Nato behind the virtual safety car in a chaotic Monaco race.

Barcelona GP2: Gasly heads Lynn in season-opening practice

Red Bull protege Pierre Gasly led his former teammate Alex Lynn in the first practice session of the 2016 GP2 campaign at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

Manfeild TRS: Norris wins New Zealand Grand Prix

Toyota Racing Series champion Lando Norris has triumphed in the season finale at Manfeild, writing down his name in the history books as the winner of the 61st running of the New Zealand Grand Prix.

Teretonga TRS: Piquet controls reverse-grid race

Pedro Piquet made the most of reverse-grid pole position to pick up his first single-seater victory outside of Brazil in the second race of Toyota Racing Series' Teretonga round.

Ruapuna TRS: Habsburg claims career-first win in opener

Ferdinand Habsburg passed poleman Lando Norris off the line to claim his first win in open-wheel racing in the opening race of the 2016 Toyota Racing Series campaign at Ruapuna.

Markelov to make Toyota Racing Series return

GP2 driver Artem Markelov will return to the off-season Toyota Racing Series in 2016.

Latifi tops Day 2 of Abu Dhabi test for DAMS

Canadian racer Nicholas Latifi was the quickest driver on the second day of GP2's three-day post-season test at Yas Marina.

Matsushita sweeps opening day of post-season test

ART Grand Prix driver Nobuharu Matsushita topped both sessions on Day 1 of GP2's post-season test at Yas Marina.

Wehrlein joins GP2's post-season Abu Dhabi test

Mercedes protege Pascal Wehrlein is among the 24 drivers who will get a test run in GP2 machinery at Yas Marina on Wednesday.

Spa GP2: Vandoorne stays clear of carnage to seal home win

Stoffel Vandoorne extended his GP2 points advantage with a fifth feature race victory of the season at Spa in an drama-filled encounter characterised by incidents up and down the field.

Austria GP2: Haryanto denies Vandoorne a double victory

Rio Haryanto denied GP2 Series points leader Stoffel Vandoorne a rare double victory at the Red Bull Ring, round eight of the GP2 Series.

Vandoorne scores stunning victory in GP2 opener

Stoffel Vandoorne drove a brilliant race to win the opening round of the GP2 Series at Bahrain, overcoming a tyre strategy deficiency to charge to victory from 10th position with 10 laps remaining.

Vandoorne takes fifth consecutive GP2 pole in Bahrain opener

We posed the question the other day, can anyone stop Stoffel Vandoorne. So far, the answer is no.

King leads opening GP2 practice on debut

Jordan King led a Racing Engineering one-two in the first GP2 practice session of the year at Bahrain, edging out teammate Alexander Rossi by just a hundredth of a second.

Gasly ends Bahrain GP2 test on top

Red Bull junior Pierre Gasly led the way on the final day of pre-season testing ahead of the start of the GP2 season in Bahrain.

Matsushita quickest on day two of GP2 test

ART Grand Prix's Nobuharu Matsushita set the quickest time on the second day of GP2 testing in Bahrain.