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Why F1 is no longer ignoring its feeder series


After the MotoGP-style Formula 1 support ladder was fully united for 2019, Bruno Michel and Ross Brawn share their views on the current state of Formula 2 and FIA Formula 3 and explain why investment at junior levels should boost the top tier read more

The next Ferrari war that could decide its future F1 line-up


Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc's fight for supremacy has dominated Formula 1 headlines in 2019, but Ferrari's next driver struggle could take place next year in Formula 2 read more

How an F2 powerhouse honoured its late founder's memory


The 2019 Formula 2 season drew to a close in Abu Dhabi last weekend. The drivers' title was already wrapped up, but the teams' championship was still to be resolved - and it went to a legendary team still mourning the death of its founder read more

The drives that proved Hubert's F1 qualities


In the wake of the death of Anthoine Hubert, Autosport delves into the archive to pick out five races in which the talented driver proved he had star potential read more

Hubert remembered by the racers closest to him


The shock of Anthoine Hubert's passing hit those in Formula 1's support series hard. Those closest to him in the Formula 2 and Formula 3 paddocks pay tribute to a "great friend" and "true racer" read more

Anthoine Hubert: Obituary and tribute


The death of fun-loving but fiercely professional 22-year-old Renault protege Anthoine Hubert at Spa has robbed the world of a very special person and racing driver, whose career had only just turned around read more

The cash-strapped Renault junior every F2 team wants


Things are moving quicker than usual in the Formula 2 driver market. Ironically, the one driver who could kickstart the concertina effect of an early silly season is a driver bringing only a small budget to his programme yet in demand throughout the paddock read more

The top 10 Formula 1 support acts of 2018


The cream of the crop in Formula 1's two supporting series was so strong that three drivers earned 2019 F1 seats, but who else stood out? Here's our pick of the top F2 and GP3 performers from 2018 read more

Has McLaren chosen the right junior for F1 promotion?


Lando Norris has reached Formula 1 with plenty of hype and momentum thanks to a stellar junior single-seater career, which overshadowed that of a new team-mate who looks increasingly worthy of a similar step up in the future read more

F3 squad Hitech GP joins F2 grid for 2020 as 11th team


Junior single-seater outfit Hitech Grand Prix will join the Formula 2 grid as an additional team this season read more

Pirelli reveals initial 18-inch F2 tyre feedback


Mario Isola says the 18-inch Pirellis Formula 2 will run in 2020 are in "in-line" with the performance of the longstanding 13-inch rubber previously used the Formula 1 support category read more

Red Bull and Honda junior Yuki Tsunoda joins Carlin in Formula 2


Honda and Red Bull Formula 1 junior Yuki Tsunoda will step up to Formula 2 with Carlin in 2020 read more

Ilott: F2 team switch for 2020 can force F1 future "breakthrough"


Ferrari Academy driver Callum Ilott hopes his switch to Formula 2 frontrunner Virtuosi Racing will be the "breakthrough" he needs to reach Formula 1 read more

F2 champion Nyck de Vries almost quit single-seaters in 2017


Formula 2 champion and Mercedes Formula E driver Nyck de Vries says 2017 was a "key point" in his career as he almost gave up on single-seaters completely read more

Deletraz and Piquet sign for Charouz in F2, Deletraz linked to Le Mans


Pedro Piquet and Louis Deletraz will drive for Charouz Racing in Formula 2 for 2020, while Deletraz has also been linked to a World Endurance Championship Le Mans LMP1 seat read more

Zhou wins new Anthoine Hubert F2 rookie of the year award


A new award for the Formula 2 rookie of the year has been named the Anthoine Hubert Award, which has been given to Renault Formula 1 junior Guanyu Zhou read more

Mazepin fastest as Abu Dhabi Formula 2 testing concludes


Carlin driver Nikita Mazepin topped the timesheets as Formula 2 post-season testing concluded in Abu Dhabi read more

Abu Dhabi F2 testing: Deletraz fastest again from Ferrari juniors


Louis Deletraz set a last-gasp fastest time to top a second consecutive day of Formula 2 post-season testing in Abu Dhabi read more

Deletraz leads opening day of post-season Abu Dhabi F2 test


Louis Deletraz pipped Ferrari Formula 1 junior Marcus Armstrong to lead the opening day of Formula 2 post-season testing in Abu Dhabi read more

Axed Red Bull driver Ticktum joins DAMS with Gelael for F2 2020


Former Red Bull Formula 1 junior and double Macau Grand Prix winner Dan Ticktum will move into Formula 2 with DAMS in 2020, alongside category stalwart Sean Gelael read more