Ever since Formula One adopted what fans lovingly dubbed the “Verstappen Rule” mandating more experience and a minimum age for drivers to receive an F1 superlicense, there has been one lingering question: what on earth is a Formula Two? Now we know: the GP2 series will be rebranding itself as Formula Two, reports …
[Here’s GP2’s Racing Engineering celebrating Alexander Rossi’s P2 finish this season. Rossi also brought some stripes and stars into F1, and as he continues to work on what it takes to be in the top category, Alfonso and his crew will move on, discovering new talents. That’s the job. Photo credit: C) Imran Ahmed -…
I spent most of my time at the Austrian Grand Prix at the GP2 paddock with Racing Engineering, and while their support quad did a fine job as a tow vehicle, Porsche Motorsport’s rather impractical golf cart took the crown easily.
How fast is too fast? This seems like too fast.
Finally, the time has come. I've made it to a Formula One event. It wasn't the race, though, only free practice. But even that was enough to re-evaluate some of my ideas about the world of F1.
A 104-degree track, a booze-cooled audience, screaming V8s with Mercedes-AMG at its best and the GP2 paddock, where everybody wants to upgrade their ride. Here's what it's like backstage at the Hungaroring.
Thanks to a new round of investors in Formula 1 stalwarts Sauber, it's looking likely that 17 year old Sergey Sirotkin becomes a driver with the team as early as 2014. This is a bad idea. Why? Because Sergey Sirotkin is not exactly a good racing driver. How not good is he?
It looked like it was all over for this dove standing right in the middle of the Monaco Grand Prix course today. Somehow, the bird pulled a Neo and backflipped out of the way of an oncoming GP2 racer.
What’s it like to campaign single-seater cars on the doorstep of Formula One and watch the teenagers and young men who may turn into racing legends down the line? Alfonso de Orléans-Borbón, owner and president of the Spanish GP2 team Racing Engineering, has seen it all, and he will be here for the next hour, live,…
Before he becomes a globe-trotting racing god, the modern Formula One driver competes in GP2. It’s a racing series removed from the madness and attention, created to breed talent for the ultimate challenge of F1. We spent a Grand Prix weekend in GP2 to see the lives of Formula One’s future stars.