How Red Bull's next F1 hopeful turned around his season Baku Prime

How Red Bull's next F1 hopeful turned around his season

Having impressed in Formula 3, Juri Vips looked to be next cab off the rank in Red Bull's prestigious Junior Team before his 2020 schedule was dealt a heavy blow by the COVID-19 pandemic. After a tough start to life in Formula 2, Vips is showing signs of a recovery - could he be the first Estonian to reach Formula 1?

Injured Pourchaire unsure on recovery for Silverstone F2 round Baku
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Injured Pourchaire unsure on recovery for Silverstone F2 round

Formula 2 title contender Theo Pourchaire is unsure if he will be fit for the next round at Silverstone in July after sustaining a broken left radius in Azerbaijan.

Pourchaire suffers fractured arm after feature race crash

FIA Formula 2 driver Theo Pourchaire has suffered a fractured arm after a first-lap collision during the feature race in Baku on Sunday.

Ticktum: 10-second Baku F2 penalty "beyond ridiculous"

FIA Formula 2 driver Dan Ticktum has hit out on social media after he was handed a “beyond ridiculous” 10-second penalty for causing a collision during the feature race in Baku.

Baku F2: Vips holds off Piastri for second straight win Baku
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Baku F2: Vips holds off Piastri for second straight win

Hitech Grand Prix’s Juri Vips took his second FIA Formula 2 win in a row in the feature race in Baku, holding off pressure from Prema Racing’s Oscar Piastri.

Vips: Baku F2 sprint win redemption for Bahrain gearbox failure

FIA Formula 2 driver Juri Vips said his sprint race win in Baku is “redemption” after a gearbox issue robbed him of a win in Bahrain.

Baku F2: Vips dominates to score maiden victory

Hitech Grand Prix’s Juri Vips took his first FIA Formula 2 win in a chaotic second sprint race in Baku which saw two safety cars and several collisions.

Baku F2: Shwartzman leads every lap to take first win of 2021

Prema Racing’s Robert Shwartzman took a convincing victory in the first FIA Formula 2 race of the weekend in Baku, leading every lap to take his first win of the season.

Baku F2: Lawson takes pole ahead of teammate Vips

Hitech Grand Prix’s Liam Lawson topped FIA Formula 2 qualifying in Baku, leading teammate and fellow Red Bull junior Juri Vips.

Baku F2: Vips leads practice from Boschung

Hitech Grand Prix’s Juri Vips led FIA Formula 2’s free practice in Baku by seven tenths of a second during a session featuring multiple yellow flags.

New FIA F2 format “made for Baku,” says Lundgaard

The new FIA Formula 2 format is “made for Baku” and won't be detrimental for drivers who qualify at the front, according to ART Grand Prix driver Christian Lundgaard.

How F1 hopeful Pourchaire is re-writing the F2 record books Prime

How F1 hopeful Pourchaire is re-writing the F2 record books

He'd marked himself out as a star of the future in last year's FIA Formula 3 championship, but 17-year-old Theo Pourchaire underlined his credentials by winning his first Formula 2 race in the Monaco feature. Sauber junior status gives him a clear route to the top, but with wisdom beyond his years, he's not getting caught up in his own hype.

Nannini returns to F2 to replace Petecof at Campos Racing

Matteo Nannini will return to the FIA Formula 2 grid as a replacement for Gianluca Petecof at Campos Racing for this weekend’s round at Baku.

Ticktum: More European F2 rounds would solve "boring" breaks

Dan Ticktum has suggested that more European Formula 2 rounds instead of flyaway events would avoid “boring” lengthy gaps between races and save teams money.

Masi explains why Deledda raced despite 107% breach

FIA race director Michael Masi has explained why officials permitted Alessio Deledda to contest last weekend’s FIA Formula 2 races in Monaco despite breaching the 107% qualifying rule.

Lawson: Losing Monaco F2 win “a tough one to swallow”

Liam Lawson says losing a Monaco Formula 2 race for using an incorrect throttle map at the start was “really gutting” and “a tough one to swallow”.

Record breaking Pourchaire to maintain focus on Formula 2 Monaco
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Record breaking Pourchaire to maintain focus on Formula 2

Theo Pourchaire says he is not going to get carried away by becoming Formula 2’s youngest ever race winner, admitting he is “really far” from graduating to Formula 1.

Monaco F2: Pourchaire becomes youngest ever F2 race winner Monaco
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Monaco F2: Pourchaire becomes youngest ever F2 race winner

Theo Pourchaire became the youngest ever Formula 2 winner after a dominant performance from pole in the Monaco feature race.

The F1 hopeful living two lives to keep his dream alive Prime

The F1 hopeful living two lives to keep his dream alive

Having lost his backing from Red Bull, Richard Verschoor has had to graft to continue his ascent up the single-seater ladder. An impressive Formula 2 debut in Bahrain, despite the lateness of his deal, shows his unorthodox approach is paying dividends.

Was Formula 2’s radical format switch a success? Prime

Was Formula 2’s radical format switch a success?

Going into the 2021 Formula 2 season the biggest talking point wasn’t about any drivers or teams, but the new race weekend format. Created partly out of financial necessity but also to spice up the action, the Bahrain opener provided a snapshot of the positives and negatives to come.