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2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship

2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship
Drivers' Champion: Nyck de Vries
Teams' Champion: DAMS
Previous: 2018 Next: 2020
Parent series:
FIA Formula 1 World Championship
Feeder series:
FIA Formula 3 Championship
Nyck de Vries won the championship
The season was overshadowed by the fatal accident suffered by Anthoine Hubert at Spa.

The 2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship was the fifty-third season of the second-tier of Formula One feeder championship and also third season under the moniker of FIA Formula 2 Championship, a motor racing championship for Formula 2 cars that is sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). It is an open-wheel racing category that serves as the second tier of formula racing in the FIA Global Pathway. The category is scheduled to be run in support of the 2019 FIA Formula 1 World Championship.

George Russell was the reigning drivers' champion, having won the title at the final round of the 2018 championship in Abu Dhabi. Russell did not return to defend his title as he graduated to Formula 1.[1][note 1] Carlin were the reigning teams' champions, having secured their first Formula 2 title in Abu Dhabi. ART Grand Prix driver Nyck de Vries won the drivers' championship after the win in the Feature race at Sochi. In the teams' championship DAMS secured their first team title over UNI-Virtuosi Racing after the win in the Feature race at Abu Dhabi.

The season was marred by the death of French driver Anthoine Hubert during the feature race of the Spa-Francorchamps round on 31 August 2019. Hubert's death was the first fatality for a driver competing in FIA-sanctioned feeder series racing since Henry Surtees's fatal crash at Brands Hatch in 2009 in the FIA Formula Two Championship.

EntriesEdit

The following teams and drivers were under contract to compete in the 2019 championship. As the championship is a spec series, all competitors raced with an identical Dallara F2 2018 chassis with a V6 turbo engine developed by Mecachrome. Teams competed with tyres supplied by Pirelli.

Entrant No. Driver name Rounds
  Carlin 1   Louis Delétraz All
2   Nobuharu Matsushita All
  ART Grand Prix 3   Nikita Mazepin All
4   Nyck de Vries All
  DAMS 5   Sérgio Sette Câmara All
6   Nicholas Latifi All
  UNI-Virtuosi Racing 7   Guanyu Zhou All
8   Luca Ghiotto All
  Prema Racing 9   Mick Schumacher All
10   Sean Gelael All
  Sauber Junior Team by Charouz 11   Callum Ilott All
12   Juan Manuel Correa 1–9
  Matevos Isaakyan 11–12
  Campos Racing 14   Dorian Boccolacci 1–5
  Arjun Maini 6–8
  Marino Sato 9–12
15   Jack Aitken All
  MP Motorsport 16   Jordan King 1–3, 5–12
  Artem Markelov 4
17   Mahaveer Raghunathan[note 2] 1–5, 7–12
  Patricio O'Ward[note 3] 6
  BWT Arden 18   Tatiana Calderón All
19   Anthoine Hubert 1–9
22   Artem Markelov[note 4] 11–12
  Trident 20   Giuliano Alesi[note 5] All
21   Ralph Boschung 1–5, 8–9, 11
  Ryan Tveter 6
  Dorian Boccolacci 7
  Christian Lundgaard 12
Source:[2][6][3][7][8][9]

Team changesEdit

 
Russian Time withdrew from the championship at the end of the 2018 season.

Russian Time left the championship after six years competing in Formula 2 and its predecessor, the GP2 Series. Their entry and assets were sold to Virtuosi Racing, who had operated the team. The new entry competes under the name "UNI-Virtuosi Racing".[10][11] Fortec Motorsports had been granted an entry to the Formula 2 grid in 2018, but were later given permission to defer their entry until 2019.[12] However, they were subsequently omitted from the draft entry list for the 2019 championship.[2]

Arden International entered into a partnership with Mercedes-affiliated team HWA Racelab.[13] Charouz Racing System formed a partnership with Sauber Motorsport, which currently runs Alfa Romeo's team in Formula 1.[2] The Sauber-Charouz partnership is not affiliated with Alfa Romeo's Formula 1 entry.

Driver changesEdit

Lando Norris left Carlin and the series as he was promoted to Formula 1 with McLaren.[14] His seat is due to be taken by Louis Delétraz, who left Charouz Racing System to join the team.[15] He was joined by Nobuharu Matsushita, who returned to Formula 2 after a year spent racing in the Super Formula Championship, to replace Sergio Sette Camara.[16]

Sérgio Sette Câmara left Carlin to replace Alexander Albon at DAMS.[17] Albon left the championship to join Formula 1 team Toro Rosso.[18]

Arden drivers Nirei Fukuzumi and Maximilian Günther left the series. Fukuzumi moved to the Super Formula Championship with Dandelion Racing,[19] while Günther joined the Formula E championship with Dragon Racing.[20] Reigning GP3 Series champion Anthoine Hubert and GP3 Series regular Tatiana Calderón joined Arden in their place.[21]

Artem Markelov and Tadasuke Makino left Russian Time and the championship.[22] Both drivers moved to Japan to compete in the Super Formula Championship; Markelov joined Team LeMans while Makino joined Nakajima Racing.[19][23] Guanyu Zhou graduated from the 2018 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, joining Russian Time's successors UNI-Virtuosi.[24] Zhou is partnered by Luca Ghiotto, who raced with Russian Time in 2017 and Campos Racing in 2018.[25]

Nikita Mazepin joined the championship with ART Grand Prix, the team he drove for when he finished runner-up in the 2018 GP3 Series.[26] Mazepin was partnered with Nyck de Vries, who left Prema Racing to join the team.[27] Mazepin and de Vries replaced 2018 series champion George Russell—who left the team and the championship to join Formula 1 team Williams—and Jack Aitken, who will switch to Campos Racing.[1][28] Prema Theodore Racing named Mick Schumacher as de Vries' replacement. Schumacher continued his association with the team after he won the 2018 FIA Formula 3 European Championship with them.[29]

Arjun Maini left Trident and the series to join RLR MSport in the European Le Mans Series.[30] Giuliano Alesi joined the championship with Trident, the team he raced for in the GP3 Series.[31] He was joined by Ralph Boschung, who left MP Motorsport before the Sochi round in 2018. Dorian Boccolacci also left MP Motorsport, joining Jack Aitken at Campos Racing.[32] Jordan King returned to the series with MP Motorsport, contesting the championship alongside his part-time NTT IndyCar Series campaign. Mahaveer Raghunathan returned to full-time competition for the first time since 2016, partnering King at MP Motorsport.[33] Callum Ilott and Juan Manuel Correa joined the series, both signing with Sauber Junior Team by Charouz.[2] Antonio Fuoco left Charouz and the series to join Formula One team Ferrari as a test driver.

Mid-season changes

Artem Markelov made a one-off return in Monaco as a replacement for Jordan King at MP Motorsport, who was competing in the 2019 Indianapolis 500 with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing.[34] After collecting twelve penalty points on his racing license for incurring three Virtual Safety Car infringements during the Paul Ricard feature race, Mahaveer Raghunathan was banned from the series for the Red Bull Ring round.[35] Raghunathan's MP seat was filled in Austria by 2018 Indy Lights champion and 2019 IndyCar Series driver Patricio O'Ward.[3]

Shortly after the Paul Ricard round, Arjun Maini was announced to be replacing Dorian Boccolacci at Campos Racing for the Red Bull Ring and Silverstone rounds.[36] Marino Sato replaced Maini prior to the Spa round.[37]

After encountering funding problems, Ralph Boschung left Trident prior to the Red Bull Ring round. Former GP3 driver Ryan Tveter joined the team in Boschung's place.[38] Tveter was later replaced by Boccolacci. Boschung returned to the team ahead of the Hungarian round.[8]

BWT Arden was represented only by Tatiana Calderón at Monza after Anthoine Hubert's fatal accident.[39] Juan Manuel Correa, who was also involved in the incident, is forced to miss the rest of the season due to injuries.[40] Sauber Junior Team by Charouz did not replace him at Monza, running only Callum Ilott. Giuliano Alesi's car was impounded by Belgian authorities as part of their investigation into the accident at Spa, limiting Trident to a single entry for the next round. Ralph Boschung was stood down to allow Alesi to compete.[41]

For the Sochi and Yas Marina rounds, Matevos Isaakyan, who raced in the 2018 European Le Mans Series, is scheduled to take Juan Manuel Correa's seat at Sauber Junior Team by Charouz.[42] Artem Markelov is scheduled to take Anthoine Hubert's seat at BWT Arden for the same rounds, although the Russian will race with #22 as the #19 has been retired for the remainder of the season in honor of the late French driver.[43]

CalendarEdit

The following twelve rounds are scheduled to take place as part of the 2019 championship. Each round consists of two races: a Feature race, which is run over 170 km (105.6 mi) and includes a mandatory pit stop; and a Sprint race, which is run over 120 km (75 mi) and does not require drivers to make a pit stop.[note 6] The 2019 calendar retains the same twelve rounds from the 2018 season.

Round Circuit Feature race Sprint race
1   Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir 30 March 31 March
2   Baku City Circuit, Baku 27 April 28 April
3   Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Montmeló 11 May 12 May
4   Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo 24 May 25 May
5   Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet 22 June 23 June
6   Red Bull Ring, Spielberg 29 June 30 June
7   Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone 13 July 14 July
8   Hungaroring, Mogyoród 3 August 4 August
9   Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Stavelot 31 August 1 September
10   Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza 7 September 8 September
11   Sochi Autodrom, Sochi 28 September 29 September
12   Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi 30 November 1 December
Source:[44]

Results and standingsEdit

Season summaryEdit

Round Circuit Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Report
1 F   Bahrain International Circuit   Luca Ghiotto   Guanyu Zhou   Nicholas Latifi   DAMS Report
S   Nyck de Vries   Luca Ghiotto   UNI-Virtuosi Racing
2 F   Baku City Circuit   Nobuharu Matsushita   Jack Aitken[note 7]   Jack Aitken   Campos Racing Report
S   Sérgio Sette Câmara[note 8]   Nicholas Latifi   DAMS
3 F   Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya   Luca Ghiotto   Jordan King   Nicholas Latifi   DAMS Report
S   Nicholas Latifi   Nyck de Vries   ART Grand Prix
4 F   Circuit de Monaco   Nyck de Vries   Nobuharu Matsushita   Nyck de Vries   ART Grand Prix Report
S   Nicholas Latifi[note 9]   Anthoine Hubert   BWT Arden
5 F   Circuit Paul Ricard   Sérgio Sette Câmara   Nyck de Vries   Nyck de Vries   ART Grand Prix Report
S   Nobuharu Matsushita   Anthoine Hubert   BWT Arden
6 F   Red Bull Ring   Nyck de Vries   Sérgio Sette Câmara   Nobuharu Matsushita   Carlin Report
S   Nyck de Vries   Sérgio Sette Câmara   DAMS
7 F   Silverstone Circuit   Guanyu Zhou   Sérgio Sette Câmara   Luca Ghiotto   UNI-Virtuosi Racing Report
S   Jack Aitken   Jack Aitken   Campos Racing
8 F   Hungaroring   Nyck de Vries   Jordan King   Nicholas Latifi   DAMS Report
S   Nobuharu Matsushita   Mick Schumacher   Prema Racing
9 F   Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps   Nyck de Vries Race abandoned[note 10] Report
S Race cancelled[note 11]
10 F   Autodromo Nazionale di Monza   Callum Ilott   Luca Ghiotto[note 12]   Nobuharu Matsushita   Carlin Report
S   Mick Schumacher   Jack Aitken   Campos Racing
11 F   Sochi Autodrom   Nyck de Vries   Luca Ghiotto   Nyck de Vries   ART Grand Prix Report
S   Nicholas Latifi   Luca Ghiotto   UNI-Virtuosi Racing
12 F   Yas Marina Circuit   Sérgio Sette Câmara   Guanyu Zhou   Sérgio Sette Câmara   DAMS Report
S   Nicholas Latifi   Luca Ghiotto   UNI-Virtuosi Racing

Scoring systemEdit

Points were awarded to the top 10 classified finishers in the Feature race, and to the top 8 classified finishers in the Sprint race. The pole-sitter in the feature race also received four points, and two points were given to the driver who set the fastest lap inside the top ten in both the feature and sprint races. No extra points are awarded to the pole-sitter in the sprint race as the grid for the sprint race is based on the results of the feature race with the top eight drivers having their positions reversed.

Feature race points
Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   Pole   FL 
Points 25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1 4 2
Sprint race points

Points were awarded to the top 8 classified finishers.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   FL 
Points 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1 2

Drivers' championshipEdit

Pos. Driver BHR
 
BAK
 
CAT
 
MCO
 
LEC
 
RBR
 
SIL
 
HUN
 
SPA
 
MNZ
 
SOC
 
YMC
 
Points
1   Nyck de Vries 6 7 2 4 5 1 1 7 1 10 3 3 6 3 2 6 C C 3 3 1 2 13 13 266
2   Nicholas Latifi 1 3 4 1 1 6 12 10 5 6 9 6 2 5 1 7 C C 13 10 2 4 7 2 214
3   Luca Ghiotto 2 1 9 Ret 4 2 DSQ Ret Ret 12 2 2 1 15 4 8 C C 2 15 4 1 6 1 207
4   Sérgio Sette Câmara 3 2 Ret 6 NC 17 3 6 2 5 5 1 4 17 5 3 C C 5 Ret 5 6 1 3 204
5   Jack Aitken 7 11 1 3 2 8 17† 13 3 4 10 18 5 1 3 5 C C 8 1 7 11 11 10 159
6   Nobuharu Matsushita 9 12 13 12 11 Ret 2 9 9 9 1 5 9 7 7 2 C C 1 5 6 Ret 2 7 144
7   Guanyu Zhou 10 4 Ret 10 3 4 5 3 4 3 6 8 3 8 9 9 C C Ret 4 10 5 3 8 140
8   Louis Delétraz 5 5 Ret Ret 12 11 7 2 NC 7 7 Ret 7 2 Ret 13 C C Ret 8 3 14 4 6 92
9   Jordan King 17 8 3 Ret 7 7 6 11 8 7 10 9 6 4 C C 6 2 12 9 12 9 79
10   Anthoine Hubert 4 9 10 11 6 5 8 1 8 1 4 17 18 11 11 11 C C 77
11   Callum Ilott 14 16 Ret 9 8 3 DNS 14 Ret 8 14 9 8 4 10 10 C C 4 12 9 3 5 4 74
12   Mick Schumacher 8 6 Ret 5 15 12 13 11 Ret Ret 18 4 11 6 8 1 C C NC 6 Ret Ret 9 11 53
13   Juan Manuel Correa 16 18 7 2 Ret 15 16† 12 7 2 11 10 12 10 14 14 C C 36
14   Dorian Boccolacci 15 17 5 7 14 18 4 5 Ret 13 Ret 14 30
15   Giuliano Alesi 12 DSQ Ret Ret Ret 16 11 Ret 10 14 13 Ret 17 Ret 13 12 C C 7 7 13 8 8 5 20
16   Artem Markelov 6 4 Ret 10 Ret Ret 16
17   Sean Gelael Ret 10 6 8 9 9 Ret 15 Ret 17 16 12 WD WD 15 17 C C 9 Ret 11 7 17 Ret 15
18   Nikita Mazepin 19 13 8 Ret 17 14 10 8 Ret 16 12 11 16† 12 12 15 C C 11 9 8 Ret 10 17† 11
19   Ralph Boschung 11 14 12 Ret 10 10 9 Ret Ret 15 18† 18 C C 14 12 3
20   Mahaveer Raghunathan 18 19 11 13 16 19 15 Ret 12 18 15 18 17 19 C C 10 13 17 17 Ret 15 1
21   Marino Sato C C 12 11 16 15 18 16 0
22   Tatiana Calderón 13 15 Ret Ret 13 13 14 Ret 11 19† 17 13 14 16 16 Ret C C Ret 14 15 16 16 14 0
23   Christian Lundgaard 14 12 0
24   Arjun Maini DSQ 15 13 13 Ret 16 0
25   Matevos Isaakyan 18 13 15 Ret 0
26   Patricio O'Ward 19 14 0
27   Ryan Tveter 15 16 0
Pos. Driver BHR
 
BAK
 
CAT
 
MCO
 
LEC
 
RBR
 
SIL
 
HUN
 
SPA
 
MNZ
 
SOC
 
YMC
 
Points
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Other points position
Blue Other classified position
Not classified, finished (NC)
Purple Not classified, retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrawn (WD)
Text formating Meaning
Bold Pole position
Italics Fastest lap


Notes:

  •   – Drivers did not finish the race, but were classified as they completed more than 90% of the race distance.

Teams' championshipEdit

Pos. Team No. BHR
 
BAK
 
CAT
 
MCO
 
LEC
 
RBR
 
SIL
 
HUN
 
SPA
 
MNZ
 
SOC
 
YMC
 
Points
1   DAMS 5 3 2 Ret 6 NC 17 3 6 2 5 5 1 4 17 5 3 C C 5 Ret 5 6 1 3 418
6 1 3 4 1 1 6 12 10 5 6 9 6 2 5 1 7 C C 13 10 2 4 7 2
2   UNI-Virtuosi Racing 7 10 4 Ret 10 3 4 5 3 4 3 6 8 3 8 9 9 C C Ret 4 10 5 3 8 347
8 2 1 9 Ret 4 2 DSQ Ret Ret 12 2 2 1 15 4 8 C C 2 15 4 1 6 1
3   ART Grand Prix 3 19 13 8 Ret 17 14 10 8 Ret 16 12 11 16† 12 12 15 C C 11 9 8 Ret 10 17† 277
4 6 7 2 4 5 1 1 7 1 10 3 3 6 3 2 6 C C 3 3 1 2 13 13
4   Carlin 1 5 5 Ret Ret 12 11 7 2 NC 7 7 Ret 7 2 Ret 13 C C Ret 8 3 14 2 7 236
2 9 12 13 12 11 Ret 2 9 9 9 1 5 9 7 7 2 C C 1 5 6 Ret 4 6
5   Campos Racing 14 15 17 5 7 14 18 4 5 Ret 13 DSQ 15 13 13 Ret 16 C C 12 11 16 15 18 16 189
15 7 11 1 3 2 8 17† 13 3 4 10 18 5 1 3 5 C C 8 1 7 11 11 10
6   Sauber Junior Team by Charouz 11 14 16 Ret 9 8 3 DNS 14 Ret 8 14 9 8 4 10 10 C C 4 12 9 3 5 4 110
12 16 18 7 2 Ret 15 16† 12 7 2 11 10 12 10 14 14 C C 18 13 15 Ret
7   MP Motorsport 16 17 8 3 Ret 7 7 6 4 6 11 8 7 10 9 6 4 C C 6 2 12 9 12 9 96
17 18 19 11 13 16 19 15 Ret 12 18 19 14 15 18 17 19 C C 10 13 17 17 Ret 15
8   BWT Arden 18 13 15 Ret Ret 13 13 14 Ret 11 19† 17 13 14 16 16 Ret C C Ret 14 15 16 16 14 77
19 4 9 10 11 6 5 8 1 8 1 4 17 18 11 11 11 C C
22 Ret 10 Ret Ret
9   Prema Racing 9 8 6 Ret 5 15 12 13 11 Ret Ret 18 4 11 6 8 1 C C NC 6 Ret Ret 9 11 68
10 Ret 10 6 8 9 9 Ret 15 Ret 17 16 12 WD WD 15 17 C C 9 Ret 11 7 17 Ret
10   Trident 20 12 DSQ Ret Ret Ret 16 11 Ret 10 14 13 Ret 17 Ret 13 12 C C 7 7 13 8 8 5 23
21 11 14 12 Ret 10 10 9 Ret Ret 15 15 16 Ret 14 18† 18 C C 14 12 14 12
Pos. Team No. BHR
 
BAK
 
CAT
 
MCO
 
LEC
 
RBR
 
SIL
 
HUN
 
SPA
 
MNZ
 
SOC
 
YMC
 
Points
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Other points position
Blue Other classified position
Not classified, finished (NC)
Purple Not classified, retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrawn (WD)
Text formating Meaning
Bold Pole position
Italics Fastest lap


Notes:

  •   – Drivers did not finish the race, but were classified as they completed more than 90% of the race distance.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Under the series' sporting regulations, the defending drivers' champion is not permitted to continue racing in the championship, so Russell would not be able to defend his title.
  2. ^ Mahaveer Raghunathan is an Indian driver competing under a Dutch license.[2]
  3. ^ Patricio O'Ward is a Mexican driver competing under an American license.[3]
  4. ^ Artem Markelov raced with #22 when the team retired #19.
  5. ^ At Monza, Alesi drove the car which had previously been driven by Ralph Boschung after Alesi's car was impounded by Belgian authorities as part of their investigation into the accident at Spa-Francorchamps which resulted in the death of Anthoine Hubert. Despite this, Alesi ran with his usual number of 20.[4][5]
  6. ^ The Feature and Sprint races are time-certain. In the event that the full race distance cannot be completed, the Feature race will end after one hour and the Sprint race after forty-five minutes.
  7. ^ Nobuharu Matsushita set the fastest lap, but finished outside the top 10, so he was ineligible to score points for the fastest lap.
  8. ^ Luca Ghiotto set the fastest lap, but did not finish, so he was ineligible to score points for the fastest lap.
  9. ^ Sean Gelael set the fastest lap, but finished outside the top 10, so he was ineligible to score points for the fastest lap.
  10. ^ The race session was stopped on lap 2 and was not resumed, after a heavy accident involving Anthoine Hubert, Juan Manuel Correa, Giuliano Alesi and Marino Sato.[45] With less than two laps completed, regulations dictated that no points would be awarded.[46] No race results were published, and the race was declared abandoned.
  11. ^ The sprint race was cancelled following the death of Anthoine Hubert the previous day in the feature race.[47]
  12. ^ Mick Schumacher set the fastest lap, but finished outside the top 10, so he was ineligible to score points for the fastest lap.

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