Analysing Formula 2's first year back

Analysing Formula 2's first year back

Formula 2's return has its first year in the book. AUTOSPORT's F2 correspondent assesses the championship's place in the sport and picks out some of the standout performers of 2009

Formula 2. That sounds a lot like a Formula 1 feeder series. It used to be one, up until 25 years ago. But what about the new F2 – is it a fast track to F1? Or is it international Formula Palmer Audi?

Its revival came about due to the FIA's desire to provide up-and-coming drivers with an affordable platform from which to display their ability. Costs have been escalating for years in F3, Formula Renault 3.5 and GP2.

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