Formula 2 season guide

Formula 2 season guide

The 2011 Formula 2 championship kicks off this weekend at Silverstone, with a field full of drivers eager to show their worth. Jamie O'Leary selects the main contenders

Another season of FIA Formula 2 racing gets underway at Silverstone this weekend with a new set of determined young chargers all eager to prove their worth on the single-seater ladder and catch the attention of an influential team boss or two.

Last year's top four drivers; Dean Stoneman, Jolyon Palmer, Sergei Afanasiev and Kazim Vasiliauskas, have upped sticks and moved on to pastures new, leaving a curious blend of experienced and rookie drivers to scrap for the championship and the bonus prize that comes with it of a Williams Formula 1 test and eligibility for an FIA Superlicence.

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