F2 racer Enzo Fittipaldi on why he's better than ever after injury

Charouz Racing System Formula 2 driver Enzo Fittipaldi joins Alejandro Alonso Lopez for this week's episode. Fresh off the back of his first F2 podium at Imola, the former Ferrari junior talks us through that crazy weekend, sharing the podium with the driver he crashed with heavily last year, his recovery, his time in Italy, what the future might hold and also his love of languages. Follow Formula Scout on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, and do make sure to check out our website Music by EvgenyBardyuzha from Pixabay


W Series in the sun and FREC in the rain: what we learned from last weekend's FRegional action

In this week's second podcast, Craig Woollard debates with himself as to what we learned from W Series at Miami and whether the championship is a foregone conclusion before it's hardly begun, while Roger Gascoigne was in the thick of the atmosphere at Imola as Formula Regional European's title picture starts to emerge and Italian Formula 4 got underway with its pre-season title favourite having a difficult start. All of the action is covered here. Follow Formula Scout on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, and do make sure to check out our website Music by lemonmusicstudio from Pixabay


A different Pau Grand Prix experience: ERA, Euroformula, French F4 and more

This week, Ida Wood took an unusual route to get to the Pau Grand Prix for its 2022 edition after its COVID-19-enforced hiatus and gives the full details of it in this week's podcast. In addition, we cover all of the action from a Euroformula event that looked set to be dominated by one driver but didn't transpire as such, a developing French F4 rivalry and demonstration runs for what are set to be new technologies in junior single-seaters, which were also on display. Follow Formula Scout on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, and do make sure to check out our website Music by lemonmusicstudio from Pixabay


Who thrilled in F2 and F3 rain and spills at Imola?

Formula 2 and FIA Formula 3 were both in action over the weekend at Imola. Craig Woollard, Alejandro Alonso Lopez, who was on the ground for Formula Scout, and Bethonie Waring dissect the weekend, including more race direction controversy, a driver nearing a race ban, a pair of drivers both losing and gaining a podium through last-lap clashes and a pair of maiden victories among much, much more. Follow Formula Scout on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, and do make sure to check out our website.


Formula 4's new era in Europe in 2022: All you need to know

The team brings you up to date with all of the ins and outs of the various European Formula 4 championships in 2022, as the new era gets underway with the Gen2 cars. Britain's championship is now more aligned with Italy, Germany and Spain, while France has continued in a different direction and even has had its season opener. F1 juniors, second and third-generation drivers will all be in the mix, but there are plenty of other interesting drivers making the step into these categories this year to keep an eye on. On top of that, the Danish championship will also be in action once again, but with the older machines, while the new ACCR championship hasn't quite got things underway yet. All of this is previewed in this week's episode. In addition, Alejandro brings the lowdown from F2 and FIA F3 testing in Barcelona, including Charouz's double David signing... Follow Formula Scout on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, and do make sure to check out our website.


Multiple season previews! Formula Regional European, W Series, Euroformula and more

This week, Craig Woollard and Roger Gascoigne sit down and discuss the new changes and highly-placed returning drivers coming to Formula Regional European this year, as well as asking fundamental questions about W Series among other things. In addition, the series running the Dallara 320 chassis are also previewed, and we bring you up to date on these championships already underway, as well as FIA F3 goings-on from Jerez.


In conversation with legendary junior single-seater team boss Ralph Firman Sr.

On this week's show, we have a special interview with Ralph Firman Sr, the former boss and co-founder of the Van Diemen outfit. The marque is perhaps best-known for its longstanding history in Formula Ford racing but also has raced in Formula Renault, Formula 3 and in the United States. Motorsport greats to have raced in Van Diemens include Ayrton Senna, Dan Wheldon, Mark Webber, Jason Plato and Eddie Irvine to name but a few, some in the famous Duckhams Racing colours. Ida Wood caught up with Firman during last year's Formula Ford Festival, where he was watching his old friend Roberto Moreno in action in a Van Diemen of the same specification he ran way back in 1980.


Controversy, Drugovich brilliance and sport mixing with politics: Formula 2's weekend in Saudi Arabia explained

Formula 2 took to Jeddah this weekend as its first middle-eastern stint comes to a close, but concerns about the security of the Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix and a sprint race penalty for reigning FIA Formula 3 champion Dennis Hauger were the big topics of discussion. The team also talks about Felipe Drugovich's "perfect weekend", and a bizarre moment in qualifying...


Formula 2 and FIA Formula 3 get underway with new winners in Bahrain

The team brings you up to date with everything that went down in the Formula 2 and FIA Formula 3 season-openers in Bahrain, identifying who looked quick, who has work to do and talking about a new fan-favourite among the F2 drivers...


The complete 2022 FIA Formula 3 season preview

Your comprehensive guide to the 2022 FIA Formula 3 season, bringing you up to date with the changes to the format, the calendar, the points, the technical regulations and, of course, the teams and drivers.


The complete 2022 Formula 2 season preview

Your comprehensive guide to the 2022 Formula 2 season, bringing you up to date with the changes to the format, the calendar, the points, the technical regulations and, of course, the teams and drivers. The team closes off with their predictions for the season ahead, which are also highlighted in detail here. Be sure to check out the written version of our preview here.


Did we learn anything from Formula 2 and FIA Formula 3 pre-season testing?

This week, the team delves into the raw numbers from Formula 2 and FIA Formula 3 testing in Bahrain, and try to draw what conclusions that were possible. Both championships were active but had their running disrupted by weather, prompting some terrible sandstorm puns. In addition, W Series was in its own pre-season action in Spain, although takeaways from that were few and far between, and also how recent restrictions brought in by the FIA in response to the Russia-Ukraine war may affect some grids this year...


Preview: who to look out for on the IndyCar support package in 2022

Craig Woollard and Ida Wood preview the Indy Lights, Indy Pro 2000 and USF2000 seasons ahead of their 2022 running in Florida this weekend. From a driver looking for a 'threepeat', to drivers returning to championships with a point to prove to drivers heading over from Europe and even NASCAR and Stadium Super Trucks, the pair bring up the names to watch ahead of the season-opener.


Who impressed in Formula Regional Asian and Formula 4 UAE - the first major championships of 2022?

Drivers from Formula 2 all the way down to karting featured in the Formula Regional Asian Championship and in the Formula 4 UAE Championship, taking place over five successive weekends in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. New names came to the fore, while familiar names also took their fair share of the spoils. But who made the best impression in grids that changed from weekend to weekend? Craig Woollard, Ida Wood and Roger Gascoigne investigate...


How IndyCar's 2022 rookies will fare feat. Jack Benyon

The Race's American Editor Jack Benyon returns to the podcast to go in-depth with Craig Woollard about IndyCar's very strong crop of five full-time rookies this year. Unlike last year, the newcomers come from Formula 2 and Indy Lights and all have good resumes, including the Road to Indy's greatest all-time driver. The pair also discuss the challenges two high-profile Indy 500 rookies will face and also where the Road to Indy is at as a ladder to success.


The things we learned from 2021 that hints at F2's 2022 pecking order...

Craig Woollard and Ida Wood sit down to discuss the findings from the 2021 Formula 2 season and what that means for its pecking order this year. In addition, they discuss Guanyu Zhou's qualities which will make him a solid Formula 1 driver, and begin the build-up to the full season preview... Editors note: apologies for the significant drop in audio quality towards the end of the podcast, due to a dip in internet connectivity.


Our 2022 single-seater wishlist, we design our own street tracks and how you can help the Podcast

In a slightly different format for the podcast this week, due to being busy in the real world, the team come up with some good (and one downright bizarre) street circuit. They also discuss what they want to see from the big junior championships this year, and we also outline how you can get involved in helping Formula Scout out.


Previewing the 2022 FRAC and UAE F4 seasons - the first major junior racing of the year

Off-season? What off-season? Just a few weeks after the 2021 racing season concluded, the 2022 junior single-seater motorsport year is almost underway. Formula Regional Asian Championship, won by Alfa Romeo Formula 1's Guanyu Zhou last year, will this time feature a wide range of talents with highly-rated F1 juniors in contention for wins and the title, with a few interesting 'master' drivers in the mix too. The team discuss some of the key names to keep an eye on, and they do the same for the United Arab Emirates F4 Championship which, after hitting numerous issues in the run-up to the start of the championship, will be the first championship of the new Generation 2 era of F4 racing.


Roberto Moreno on his return to FF1600 and its importance

Roberto Moreno, his team boss and mechanic chat about their return to the Formula Ford Festival last October, after winning it in 1980, and how important FFord is to young drivers.


How to electrify junior series feat. Hazel Southwell

Formula E is one of two single-seater series with world championship status, yet doesn't have its own feeder or support series with electric power. How possible will it be to do that in the future? We asked FE journalist Hazel Southwell how it could happen, as well as the changes happening in karting and what challenges the next young drivers going into FE will face



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