Formula 2 news

DAMS takes points from challenging F2 weekend in Sochi

DAMS driver Dan Ticktum scored a pair of points finishes in a frenetic FIA Formula 2 Championship weekend at Sochi, Russia, with team-mate Jüri Vips denied a chance to show his full potential in his final appearance for the team this year.

DAMS takes Mugello F2 podium with Vips

DAMS driver Jüri Vips secured the first podium of his FIA Formula 2 Championship career during the Sprint Race in Mugello, following an impressive seventh-place finish in the Feature Race on just his third weekend with the team.

DAMS denied victory in Monza by fuel tank failure

After taking a dominant on-track victory, Dan Ticktum’s car was disqualified from the Monza F2 Sprint Race for not providing a post-race fuel sample due to a leak in the spec fuel tank.

DAMS recovers to points after tough start to Spa F2 weekend

DAMS recovered to score points in the FIA Formula 2 Championship Feature Race at Spa-Francorchamps despite Dan Ticktum missing practice due to an inconclusive COVID-19 test. Debutant Jüri Vips could not take part in qualifying but put in two stellar recovery drives.

Vips joins DAMS for next three F2 rounds, replacing injured Gelael

With Sean Gelael sidelined following an injury in Barcelona, Jüri Vips will join the DAMS team for the three upcoming FIA Formula 2 Championship rounds at Spa, Monza and Mugello.

More points for DAMS in Barcelona

DAMS secured another points finish with Dan Ticktum in the sixth round of the 2020 FIA Formula 2 Championship from Barcelona. Unfortunately Sean Gelael had to withdraw from the weekend after a final lap incident in the Feature Race left him with a fractured vertebra.

DAMS recovers to score points after difficult weekend

Despite a strong start to the second Silverstone weekend for the FIA Formula 2 Championship, DAMS had to recover from a disappointing Feature Race result to score points on Sunday with Dan Ticktum, while team-mate Sean Gelael suffered engine issues in both races.

Jean-Paul Driot and DAMS: One Year On

Hours after Nicholas Latifi crossed the line in Budapest to take his sixth and final FIA Formula 2 Championship win on 3 August 2019, running the French squad’s traditional blue colours, DAMS’ team founder Jean-Paul Driot passed away aged 68.

DAMS victorious with home win for Ticktum

Dan Ticktum took a lights-to-flag maiden FIA Formula 2 Championship win at his home event at Silverstone in Sunday’s Sprint Race, the first of the season for reigning teams’ champions DAMS, having secured reverse grid pole in the Feature Race. The result fittingly came on the eve of the first anniversary of DAMS team founder […]

Positives still found despite difficult Hungary F2 weekend for DAMS

Despite difficulties on-track during the third round of the 2020 FIA Formula 2 Championship, reigning teams’ champions DAMS have many positives to take away from the Hungaroring, Budapest.

DAMS returns to F2 podium at Red Bull Ring

DAMS driver Dan Ticktum made it two Sunday podiums in a row at the Red Bull Ring, Austria, following up his eighth-place finish in the FIA Formula 2 Championship Feature Race with an impressive drive to second in the Sprint Race. Sean Gelael claimed a strong double-points finish during the Styrian Grand Prix weekend, climbing […]

DAMS kicks off 2020 F2 season with Austria podium

Reigning FIA Formula 2 teams’ champions DAMS began its 2020 season with a podium for series rookie Dan Ticktum in the Austria Sprint Race, following an excellent fifth-place finish in the Feature Race. Unfortunately, Sean Gelael’s first weekend with the French squad was hindered by recurring gearbox issues.

F2 reveals revised 2020 calendar

The FIA Formula 2 Championship has announced the first eight rounds of a revised calendar for the 2020 season, starting in Austria on 3-5 July, and will continue to support Formula 1.

DAMS and Nissan e.dams statement

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions for multiple motorsport events, this unfortunately has affected both the FIA Formula 2 Championship and FIA Formula E Championship.

Sean Gelael and Dan Ticktum join DAMS for 2020 F2 season

Indonesia’s Sean Gelael and British racer Dan Ticktum join DAMS for the 2020 FIA Formula 2 Championship season, as the French squad aims to defend its teams’ title and compete for the drivers’ crown.

DAMS victorious in Abu Dhabi to seal 2019 F2 teams’ championship and dedicate title to Jean-Paul Driot

Sergio Sette Camara took the final Feature Race win of the 2019 FIA Formula 2 season from pole position under the floodlights in Abu Dhabi, sealing the teams’ championship for DAMS which the French squad has dedicated to its late founder Jean-Paul Driot. Formula 1-bound Nicholas Latifi led a double podium finish for the Le [...]

Latifi becomes 32nd DAMS driver to reach F1 with Williams signing

Nicholas Latifi will become the 32nd DAMS driver to make the step up to Formula 1, signing with ROKiT Williams Racing for 2020.

DAMS scores Sochi podium to extend F2 teams’ championship lead

DAMS came second with Nicholas Latifi in the FIA Formula 2 Championship Feature Race at the Sochi Autodrom, followed up with fourth in the Sprint Race, as Sergio Sette Camara took two points finishes to help the team extend its lead in the championship to 53 points ahead of the Abu Dhabi finale.

2020 Formula 2 calendar revealed

The 2020 FIA Formula 2 Championship calendar has been confirmed, featuring a new event at Zandvoort in the Netherlands as part of the 12-round season. Eight will take place in Europe with four flyaways.

Challenging F2 weekend for DAMS at Monza

DAMS had a challenging FIA Formula 2 Championship weekend at Monza as contact in both races for Sergio Sette Camara and Nicholas Latifi denied the team potential podiums and a valuable opportunity to close the gap in the drivers’ championship. Sergio Sette Camara: “It’s been a difficult weekend. I made a mistake in the Feature [...]

Team statement: Spa-Francorchamps

Following a severe incident on the second lap of the FIA Formula 2 Championship Feature Race at Spa-Francorchamps yesterday, BWT Arden driver Anthoine Hubert sadly passed away. Sauber Junior Team driver Juan Manuel Correa was hospitalised with serious injuries. Trident’s Giuliano Alesi escaped unharmed. The FIA and Formula 2 have decided to cancel today’s Sprint […]

Formula 2 – Hungaroring

It was a strong weekend in terms of results for DAMS in Budapest, as Nicholas Latifi took victory in the feature race and Sergio Sette Camara added a podium in the sprint. Sadly, the event was overshadowed by the sad news of Jean-Paul Driot’s passing.

DAMS takes Silverstone F2 podium

DAMS took its 10th podium of the 2019 FIA Formula 2 season in the Silverstone Feature Race with Nicholas Latifi, who scored further points in the Sprint Race and closed in on the drivers’ championship lead, while Sergio Sette Camara also added to the tally. Nicholas Latifi: "Qualifying was a bit frustrating as we had [...]

DAMS takes Austria F2 victory with Sergio Sette Camara

Sergio Sette Camara took his first victory of the 2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship at the Red Bull Ring in Austria, while Nicholas Latifi scored vital points to keep DAMS at the top of the teams’ standings. Sergio Sette Camara: “It was an up and down weekend. It started with a really bad qualifying, it’s [...]

Pole and podium for DAMS in home F2 race

Sergio Sette Camara took pole position and scored a second-place in the Feature Race for DAMS’ home FIA Formula 2 Championship event at the Paul Ricard Circuit in France. Nicholas Latifi scored crucial points to help extend the lead in the team’s standings. Sergio Sette Camara: “It’s been a strong weekend at Paul Ricard. We [...]

DAMS leaves Monaco with teams’ and drivers’ championship lead after seventh F2 podium of season

DAMS retained the lead in both the FIA Formula 2 teams’ and drivers’ standings, after Sergio Sette Camara scored the French squad’s seventh podium of the season in Monaco (23-25 May).   Qualifying third in his group, Sette Camara lined up fifth on the Feature Race grid. The Brazilian moved up to third at the [...]

DAMS scores third win of 2019 F2 season in Barcelona and retains lead in both championships

DAMS kicked off the European leg of the 2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship season with victory in the Feature Race with Nicholas Latifi, who extended his drivers’ championship lead.   Following a strong practice session, the Williams Formula 1 reserve driver battled for pole but was pipped at the post for the best time and [...]

DAMS leads F2 drivers' and teams' championships after victory in Baku

DAMS scored its second victory of the 2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship season with Nicholas Latifi in the Baku Sprint Race, while Sergio Sette Camara put on a strong comeback drive to score valuable points.

DAMS takes F2 Teams’ Championship lead after winning start in Bahrain

DAMS enjoyed an incredible start to the 2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship in Bahrain, winning the Feature Race with Nicholas Latifi, as he and team-mate Sergio Sette Camara scored podium finishes in both races.

DAMS keen to start 2019 F2 season in Bahrain

DAMS will head to the Sakhir International Circuit in Bahrain for the start of the 2019 FIA Formula 2 season on March 29-31. 

DAMS shows strong pace in pre-season testing

DAMS has completed its official pre-season testing ahead of the 2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship, with drivers Sergio Sette Camara and Nicholas Latifi now looking towards preparations for the first round in Bahrain.

DAMS signs Sette Camara for 2019 FIA Formula 2 season

DAMS has completed its 2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship line-up with the signing of young Brazilian Sergio Sette Camara, who has his sights on the drivers’ title.

DAMS announces Nicholas Latifi for 2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship

DAMS is delighted to announce that Nicholas Latifi will return to the team for the 2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship, as he looks to mount a title challenge.

DAMS takes third in F2 Teams’ and Drivers’ Championships in Abu Dhabi

DAMS has secured third position in the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship’s teams’ standings, despite a challenging weekend for the French squad in the series’ final round at the Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi.

Stunning one-two finish for DAMS in Russia

Alexander Albon and Nicholas Latifi earned a spectacular one-two finish for DAMS during the 11th round of the 2018 FIA Formula 2 season at the Sochi Autodrom, Russia.

DAMS score podium and multiple points finishes at Monza

DAMS driver Alexander Albon earned another podium finish, with Nicholas Latifi adding a pair of points-paying finishes in the 10th round of the FIA Formula 2 Championship at Monza, Italy.

Latifi takes DAMS’ fourth victory of the season at Spa

Nicholas Latifi claimed his first and DAMS’ fourth victory of the 2018 FIA Formula 2 season, with Alexander Albon adding another podium to his tally at Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium.

Third victory of the season for DAMS in Hungary

Alexander Albon claimed his and DAMS’ third victory of the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship season, after winning in the Sprint Race at the Hungaroring, Hungary.

DAMS scores second victory of the season at Silverstone

DAMS Driver Alexander Albon earned his and DAMS’ second win of the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship season, taking victory in the Feature Race at Silverstone, Great Britain.

DAMS pick up trio of points finishes at Red Bull Ring

For the second consecutive weekend, DAMS drivers Alexander Albon and Nicholas Latifi scored three points finishes in a challenging sixth round of the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship at the Red Bull Ring, Austria.

Three points finishes for DAMS in home race at Paul Ricard

DAMS drivers Alexander Albon and Nicholas Latifi earned a trio of points finishes between them in the fifth round of the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship, despite a challenging weekend at Le Castellet.

Pole Position and two points finishes for DAMS in Monaco

DAMS driver Nicholas Latifi earned a double-points finish in round four of the FIA Formula 2 season at Monte Carlo, as Alexander Albon suffered from misfortune after taking his third pole position in a row.

Another pole position and podium for DAMS in Barcelona

DAMS driver Alexander Albon scored his second podium of the 2018 FIA Formula 2 season at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, as Nicholas Latifi also added to his points tally.

DAMS’ scores first win of 2018 F2 campaign in Baku

Alexander Albon earned DAMS’ first victory of the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship season in Azerbaijan, as team-mate Nicholas Latifi recorded his first podium of the year.

DAMS’ encouraging pace goes unrewarded in Barhrain

DAMS kicked off their 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship campaign in Bahrain (6-8 April) with a points finish, despite having an otherwise frustrating weekend.

DAMS confirms Nicholas Latifi for 2018 FIA Formula 2 campaign

DAMS are delighted to welcome back Nicholas Latifi for an assault on the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship, with Alexander Albon joining the team for the Bahrain season-opener.

DAMS end 2017 F2 campaign with another podium in Abu Dhabi

DAMS closed out the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship with their 19th podium of the season, in what was a mixed finale for the French team at the Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi.

DAMS MAKE IT 18 FORMULA 2 PODIUMS AT JEREZ

DAMS closed on the lead of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Teams’ Championship after adding another trio of top-three finishes to their impressive season tally at Jerez, Spain. 

DAMS SCORE 15TH F2 PODIUM OF SEASON AT MONZA

DAMS driver Nicholas Latifi flew to another FIA Formula 2 podium in a chaotic Feature Race at Monza, Italy (1-3 September).

DAMS UNABLE TO CAPITALISE ON STRONG QUALIFYING AT SPA

A number of unfortunate circumstances in the FIA Formula 2 Feature Race meant DAMS drivers Oliver Rowland and Nicholas Latifi were unable to benefit from their blistering qualifying pace at Spa-Francorchamps.

DAMS take F2 points lead with one-two in Hungary

DAMS, with drivers Oliver Rowland and Nicholas Latifi, raced into the lead of the FIA Formula 2 Championship after storming to a one-two finish at the Hungaroring, Hungary (28-30 July).

DAMS storm to second F2 win at Silverstone

DAMS driver Nicholas Latifi dominated the Sprint Race to record the team’s second victory of the FIA Formula 2 era at Silverstone this weekend (13-16 July).

DAMS tied for championship lead after double podium at Red Bull Ring

DAMS scored another double-podium weekend in Spielberg, Austria, as the French squad closed the gap in the FIA Formula 2 teams’ standings.

Double podium for Latifi as DAMS close in on championship lead

DAMS added two more top-three finishes to their impressive FIA Formula 2 Championship tally, as Nicholas Latifi recorded his first double-podium at this level in Baku, Azerbaijan (23-25 June).

DAMS and Rowland soar to maiden F2 win in Monaco

DAMS and driver Oliver Rowland stormed to a decisive maiden FIA Formula 2 Championship victory around the streets of Monaco in Friday’s Feature Race.

DAMS LEAD FIA FORMULA 2 CHAMPIONSHIP AFTER TRIPLE-PODIUM

DAMS drivers Oliver Rowland and Nicholas Latifi continued their strong start to the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship in Barcelona, with three podium finishes between them.

FIRST PODIUM OF FIA FORMULA 2 ERA FOR DAMS

DAMS and new driver Oliver Rowland got their 2017 FIA Formula 2 campaign off to an excellent start with a podium finish in Bahrain (April 14-16).

DAMS confirm Oliver Rowland and Nicholas Latifi for 2017 GP2 title challenge

DAMS are delighted to welcome the potent combination of Oliver Rowland and Nicholas Latifi for an assault on the 2017 GP2 championship.