Formula Scout Podcast

Established in 2011 and previously found at, Formula Scout is home to regular news and features from the world of junior single-seater racing, tracking the progress of future grand prix stars

Interview with DTM winner and female racing icon Ellen Lohr

Ellen Lohr is the only woman to have won a race in DTM, and before becoming a touring car star was a Formula Ford champion and a rival to the likes of Michael Schumacher and Heinz-Harald Frentzen in Formula 3. She joins the Formula Scout Podcast to discuss her racing career, the challenges of being a woman rising up the ladder in the 1980s and '90s, and her thoughts about female-led racing initiatives such as F1 Academy today.


Mercedes F1 junior Andrea Kimi Antonelli discusses his 2024 F2 move

Andrea Kimi Antonelli has won four titles and a gold medal in junior single-seaters over the last two years, and now the Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 junior is jumping up the ladder from Formula Regional to Formula 2. He joined the Formula Scout Podcast to discuss the move, the challenges he faces and his ultra-successful relationship with the Prema team who he will race for once again.


Interview with Road to Indy star Mac Clark

USF Juniors champion, USF2000 race-winner and USF Pro 2000 podium-finisher Mac Clark joins the podcast to discuss his career, the importance of oval racing and the North American single-seater scene.


Interview with F2 aspirant Franco Colapinto

Argentinian fans are attempting to propel Franco Colapinto into a Formula 2 seat for 2024 after he won races in FIA Formula 3 this year by convincing companies and politicans to sponsor him. He explains how his search for funding has gone, and the help he has had from the Williams Formula 1 team.


Analysing F2 and F3 in Monaco and Spain, Indy Nxt in Detroit & more!

The Formula Scout team look back on the latest two Formula 2 and Formula 3 rounds, and all the gossip from being in the paddock, as well as reviewing Indy Nxt's trip to downtown Detroit, and more!


Could junior single-seaters have its own Triple Crown?

On the week of the Monaco Grand Prix and Indianapolis 500, the Formula Scout analyse what a motorsport Triple Crown would look like if it was based around junior single-seater events.


Behind the scenes at F2 testing and the Pau GP

Formula Scout journalists Alejandro Alonso Lopez and Ida Wood were busy last week at Formula 2 in-season testing and the Pau Grand Prix. They share their paddock findings and look forward to the now-cancelled F2 round at Imola.


Analysing F2's Baku action and assessing Euroformula and F1 Academy's opening rounds

Formula 2 had a new winner in Baku, and then he won again in a brilliant weekend. The Formula Scout analyse the action from those races, the winner of them, as well as assessing how Euroformula's depleted season opener and F1 Academy's inaugural race weekend went.


Formula Scout's 2023 FREC, Italian F4 and British F4 preview

The Formula Scout team preview three major junior single-seater series that begin this weekend, as well as a little look into the BRSCC National FF1600 championship.


Reviewing the F2 action in Jeddah

The Formula Scout team discuss the on-track action from the second round of the F2 season in Jeddah.


Racing gets political: previewing F2's trip to Jeddah

Bethonie Waring and Ida Wood look ahead to this weekend's Formula 2 round in Jeddah, and the political picture of hosting a grand prix in Saudi Arabia.


Reviewing the F2, F3 and Indy Nxt season openers

The Formula Scout team discuss the action from the start of the Formula 2 and Formula 3 seasons at Bahrain and the first round of the rebranded Indy Nxt series in St. Petersburg.


Interviewing FRegional Oceania champion Charlie Wurz

2023 Formula Regional Oceania champion Charlie Wurz joins this week's podcast to talk about his time in New Zealand and how it has helped prepare him for his European season.


Reviewing the Middle East action in F2, FRegional and F4

In this week's episode we look back on a busy week that featured the season finales for Formula Regional Middle East and Formula 4 UAE, as well as Formula 2 pre-season testing in Bahrain.


Interviewing IndyCar star Callum Ilott

Former Red Bull and Ferrari junior Callum Ilott, who now races for Juncos Hollinger Racing in IndyCar, joins this week's podcast to talk about the highs and lows of his career, what it's like to be involved with F1 teams as a young driver and how close he came to racing in the world championship.


Reacting to the first ever single-seater races in Kuwait

In our first episode of 2023, Bethonie Waring and Ida Wood look at the chaotic start to single-seater racing in Kuwait that occurred over the weekend, the quality of the Formula Regional Oceania grid ahead of the New Zealand GP, and more.


Interviewing Indy Pro 2000 champion Louis Foster

This year's Indy Pro 2000 champion Louis Foster joins the podcast to talk about his first season racing in America, and the step up to Indy Nxt.


Interviewing USF2000 champion Michael d'Orlando

Michael d'Orlando joins the podcast to discuss his time in USF2000, and the key points in his 2022 title win.


Interviewing ADAC & Italian F4 champion Andrea Kimi Antonelli

Roger Gascoigne speaks to ADAC and Italian Formula 4 champion and Motorsport Games F4 Cup winner Andrea Kimi Antonelli about his incredible 2022, life as a Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 junior, his recent injury scare and what comes next.


Reviewing the Formula 2 finale and Macau GP

The Formula Scout team get together to discuss the final round of the Formula 2 season in Abu Dhabi, the F4 support races and the Macau Grand Prix



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