F2: The Road To F1 is your unmissable guide to the up-and-coming stars of the future currently racing in Formula 2. Each fortnight we’ll bring you profiles and feature conversations with the hottest properties in motorsport as they strive to reach Formula 1.
12: Bruno Michel – The man behind F2
31:33As the 2019 season draws to a close, as does the F2: Road to F1 podcast. And in a special season finale, Alex Jacques and Rosanna Tennant speak with the man behind Formula 2, CEO Bruno Michel. Bruno explains exactly how he got into motorsport, why 2019 has been the most difficult season in the series' 15-year history, and his hopes for 2020 as F2 enters a new dawn.
11: Jack Aitken – “The dream of Formula One is still very much alive for me”
27:13Campos Racing driver Jack Aitken joins Alex Jacques and Rosanna Tennant in the latest edition of F2: The Road to F1. The London-born British racing driver discusses how he went from a seven-year-old who first discovered go-karting, to a Renault F1 reserve driver, via GP3 and Formula 2. Aitken also opens up on the death of Anthoine Hubert and how it affected the paddock, while he discusses the ups and downs of getting to Formula One.
10: Luca Ghiotto – The honest Italian fighting for an F1 drive
32:24In the latest episode of F2: The Road To F1, Alex Jacques and Rosanna Tennant profile UNI-Virtuosi’s Luca Ghiotto, the experienced Italian looking to make the step up to Formula One. Ghiotto talks about his career to date, including his immediate impact in single seater racing, his ailing title challenge this season and the frustrations of trying to reach the upper echelons of the sport.
9: Mick Schumacher – Living up to the name
28:10Alex Jacques catches up with a young driver who has the biggest name in all of motorsport. Mick Schumacher exclusively talks to F2: The Road to F1 about his career so far, his passions away from the track and the influence of his Father. The German also talks about his future ambitions, as he aims to one day compete in Formula One, where Dad, Michael, won seven world titles.
8: Callum Ilott – In honour of Anthoine
25:41‘I’m fortunate to have known Anthoine so well.’ Callum Ilott sits down with Alex Jacques in the latest episode of F2: The Road to F1 to speak about an incredibly difficult period for the sport, as we mourn the loss of Anthoine Hubert. Callum talks about his friendship with Anthoine as well as JM Correa, who continues his battle against the severe injuries he suffered in the same accident at Spa in August. The Brit, who drives for the Sauber Junior Team by Charouz, selflessly talks about the influence of Anthoine, before discussing his own career and goals.
7: Louis Delétraz – The Swiss star striving for F1
25:41On the latest episode of F2: The Road to F1, Carlin driver Louis Delétraz discusses his journey from soap box racing as a junior to podiums in Formula 2. The Haas F1 simulator driver has racing roots, after his Dad Jean-Denis competed in Formula 1 in the 90s. Louis will be looking to emulate his Father in reaching F1, where one day he hopes to become the first grand prix winner from Switzerland since 1979.
6: Anthoine Hubert – Renault’s next hope for a home hero
28:11On the latest episode of F2: The Road to F1, Anthoine Hubert discusses his journey from the car parks of French Supermarkets to the top of the podium at his home race, in Le Castellet, via winning the GP3 Championship. The Renault F1 junior has been one of just two rookie victors in F2 this season, as he looks to emulate his idol and fellow Frenchman - the legendary Alain Prost and end France’s 23-year search for their next F1 race winner.
5: Sergio Sette Camara – The bounce-back Brazilian eyeing a Grand Prix drive
29:44F1-mad Brazil is currently without a Grand Prix star – but that could soon change if Sergio Sette Camara continues to show his talents in Formula 2. On the latest episode of Road To F1, the affable DAMS driver talks us through his racing career to date, including his affection for national hero Ayrton Senna, being dropped by the Red Bull junior team, his development role with McLaren and much, much more…
4: Nyck de Vries – The next Dutchman looking to make a splash in F1
29:45As Max Verstappen continues to star in F1, countryman Nyck de Vries continues to make a name for himself in Formula 2, with the Dutchman marking himself out as a frontrunner for the 2019 title with several victories. On the latest episode of Road to F1, De Vries talks us through the highs and lows of his career to date and gives fascinating insight into his life away from racing – including how he played match-maker to F1 rookie George Russell…
3: Guanyu Zhou – China’s great F1 hope
32:55In the latest episode of Road To F1, Alex Jacques and Rosanna Tennant profile UNI-Virtuosi’s Guanyu Zhou, the up-and-coming Chinese racer who is making waves in F2. Zhou talks us through his career to date, including his transition to the European racing scene, dealing with expectations from back home, and his on-track heroes…