Newsroom Pirelli (Formula 2)

2019
04
August
2019
| 19:29 Europe/Amsterdam
Mick Schumacher scored his first ever race win during a Formula 1 Grand Prix weekend with victory in the Formula 2 sprint race at the Hungaroring, going the distance on a set of medium Pirelli P Zero tyres. Formula 2 also had the red-walled soft c...
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31
March
2019
| 16:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The Formula 2 season got underway in Bahrain, with new colours for Pirelli’s bespoke Formula 2 tyres, to mirror the new markings in F1. For the season-opener at the Sakhir circuit, featuring the most abrasive asphalt of the year, the Formula 2 crews ...
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2018
29
July
2018
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Both the slick and the wet tyres were seen in Formula 2 at the Hungaroring, while in GP3 the two races were both run on slicks. On a weekend characterised by variable weather, high temperatures, and plenty of action, the two feeder series to Formula ...
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25
July
2018
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The Pirelli-supplied FIA Formula 2 Championship and GP3 Series return to action at the legendary Hungaroring for rounds eight and five respectively, as the season approaches its traditional summer break. The challenge • The Hungaroring is tight...
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09
July
2018
| 10:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Unusually high temperatures added to the demands at Silverstone, where the high-speed layout works the tyres hard. Nonetheless, the drivers in Formula 2 and GP3 were able to race each other strongly – and Pedro Piquet, son of three-time world champio...
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05
July
2018
| 17:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The FIA Formula 2 Championship and GP3 Series race at Silverstone this weekend with the next generation of British drivers leading the way in both series: George Russell and Lando Norris in Formula 2 and Callum Ilott in GP3. The challenge • Sil...
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01
July
2018
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The short but frantic Red Bull Ring provided some fantastic racing and plenty of action in the middle of the triple-header, a lot of which centred around tyre strategy and management. Here’s what happened at an exciting weekend in Austria from Pirell...
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27
June
2018
| 14:38 Europe/Amsterdam
The Red Bull Ring in Austria hosts the next rounds of the FIA Formula 2 Championship and the GP3 Series, with the young drivers again hoping to impress on the road to Formula 1. The challenge • With the focus on long straights and slow corners,...
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19
June
2018
| 13:37 Europe/Amsterdam
The FIA Formula 2 Championship and GP3 Series will race at Paul Ricard for the first time, supporting the return of the French Grand Prix. However, it’s been a well-known test venue for both series, so the drivers have some idea of what to expect in ...
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27
May
2018
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Strategy is always key in Monaco and that was certainly true in the Formula 2 feature race, which was won by Artem Markelov for Russian Time after executing his chosen strategy to perfection. The sprint race was won by Antonio Fuoco (Charouz Racing S...
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22
May
2018
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The aspiring young drivers in the FIA Formula 2 Championship get the chance to race on the famed streets of Monaco this weekend for round four of the 2018 season: probably the event that they are most looking forward to. The challenge • Monaco ...
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15
May
2018
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli has been official tyre supplier to GP3 since the series began in 2010, and at the Spanish Grand Prix the series appeared for the first time in 2018, alongside Formula 2. During a weekend with Formula 1, Formula 2 and GP3, Pirelli brings aroun...
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08
April
2018
| 13:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Formula 2 started with a brand-new car, new turbocharged engines, and some new drivers in Bahrain. One of those rookies, Lando Norris (Carlin) won the Feature Race, while the action-packed Sprint Race, won by Russian Time’s Artem Markelov, also conta...
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04
April
2018
| 17:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli continues to exclusively supply the FIA Formula 2 Championship again this year; for the eighth consecutive year. The opening weekend in Bahrain marks the introduction of a new car to the championship, complete with a new turbocharged engine, ...
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2017
26
November
2017
| 10:24 Europe/Amsterdam
FORMULA 2 Feature Race, the winner: Tyre strategy was at the forefront of the Formula 2 Feature Race, with very different approaches deciding the outcome. DAMS driver Oliver Rowland started on the supersoft and then made an early switch to soft on la...
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21
November
2017
| 14:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Abu Dhabi hosts the final rounds of the FIA Formula 2 Championship and GP3 Series seasons this weekend. Pirelli has nominated the P Zero Yellow soft and P Zero Red supersoft tyres for use in F2, with the soft compound to be made available for GP3. ...
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09
October
2017
| 11:53 Europe/Amsterdam
FORMULA 2 Feature Race, the winner: With his eighth victory of the season, Prema’s Charles Leclerc won the Feature Race to clinch the inaugural Formula 2 title of the modern era. Leclerc had built up a lead of more than 10 seconds from pole by the t...
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29
August
2017
| 16:02 Europe/Amsterdam
The FIA Formula 2 Championship and GP3 Series move from Spa-Francorchamps to another classic circuit this weekend: Monza. At its home rounds, Pirelli will supply the P Zero White medium tyre and P Zero Yellow soft tyre for Formula 2, with the soft n...
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27
August
2017
| 11:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Formula 2 Feature Race, the winner: Charles Leclerc was a dominant winner on the road, starting on the P Zero Yellow soft tyre before switching to the White medium on lap 10. However, the Prema-run Ferrari junior was subsequently excluded post-race,...
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25
July
2017
| 13:49 Europe/Amsterdam
The FIA Formula 2 Championship and GP3 Series, both supplied by Pirelli, head next to the Hungaroring, known for its tight and twisty layout. In F2, the P Zero White medium and P Zero Yellow soft tyres have been nominated, while GP3 will use the P Ze...
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12
July
2017
| 10:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Fresh from some close races at the Red Bull Ring in Austria, the FIA Formula 2 Championship and the GP3 Series head straight to Silverstone, with track action starting on Thursday at the home of the British Grand Prix. With its high speeds, Silv...
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