European Formula Two Championship

The Formula 2 Championship was a 1967 hosted by the FIA to 1984 race series in auto racing. Eligible only vehicles of the formula were 2 Many former Formula 1 driver then took part in the race for the European Championship. But you were not entitled to points. Towards the beginning of the 1980s the starting fields of the Formula 2 European Championship began to shrink, so that it was from 1985 replaced by Formula 3000 Championship.

In 2008, the FIA decided to revive the formula 2 from 2009, but only as a brand formula.


The driver with the most wins in the European Championship was Jochen Rindt, however, counted not one of his twelve achievements for the championship, as he received no points as an A rider. Thus, the eleven wins by Bruno Giacomelli regarded as the best result. Giacomelli scored the most pole positions with first eleven starting positions. Most of the points reached with 164 of New Zealand's Mike Thackwell. The youngest driver to win a championship run, was the American Eddie Cheever, 19 years and 168 days old at Rouen in his success in 1977. The oldest rider with a race win was Graham Hill, the Thruxton 42 years and 56 days old in 1971. The tightest finish there in 1968 at the Mediterranean Grand Prix in Enna, as Jochen Rindt, Piers Courage, Ernesto Brambilla and Clay Regazzoni finished the race in that order within a tenth of a second.


  • Formula 2 racing series