Historic Formula 2 Series – the cars and drivers
Here is a gallery of all the cars and drivers who competed in the HSCC Historic Formula 2 FIA-sanctioned International Series in 2017 and 2018.
Gwyn Pollard races an ex-Fred Opert Racing Chevron B29 and stepped up to the 2-litre F2 class for 2017.
Roger Bevan, who is the drivers’ representative for HSCC Historic F2, races the ex-Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 69.
Robert Simac from France won the Historic F2 title six times in a row from 2013 to 2018. He races the ex-Jaussaud March 712M.
Luciano Arnold from Switzerland races the ex-Silvio Moser Brabham BT36.
Graham Adelman races the stunning ex-Brambilla Ferrari 166 Dino, chassis 4.
Formula Atlantic March 79B
Klaus Bergs from Germany races the ex-Bob Wollek Rondel Racing Brabham BT36.
Frazer Gibney joined the Historic F2 grid in 2016 with a March 76B. He won round 1 of the 2017 series at Donington Park.
Paul Bason races a 1600cc F2 March 712. He is a long-standing member of the Historic F2 fraternity.
Mike Bletsoe-Brown races a Chevron B27 with considerable success.
Jamie Brashaw, a former Classic Formula 3 champion, races a Chevron B25.
Martin commutes from his home in Australia to race a Chevron B17C and is now a major rival to Robert Simac in the 1600cc F2 class.
Dublin-based Dan Daly, who runs an engine reconditioning business, races a Ralt RT1.
Mark Dwyer is a leading contender in a March 742 and finished second in round 2 of the 2017 season at Donington Park.
Richard Ellingworth races a March 782, having joined the F2 grid in 2016.
Richard Evans is a regular F2 pace-setter in his March 742 and is a winner in both Formula 2 and Formula Atlantic cars. He won round 2 of the 2017 season at Donington Park.
Olivier Huez from France was new to Historic F2 in 2017 with a March 722.
Alain Lagache from France races a March 712 in the 1600cc class.
Wayne is one of the drivers from Australia who has raced in the UK during a summer tour in his Brabham BT21C
Former Historic F3 racer Julian Maynard joined the HF2 grid for 2017 in the ex-Jimmy Miuesset March 742.
Steve Seaman races the ex-Eddie Cheever Ralt RT1.
Lincoln Small races the ex-Derek Bell Brabham BT30.
Australia-based ex-pat Steven Weller races a rare Elfin 600B.
Jeremy Wheatley races the ex-Jochen Mass works Surtees TS15.
Former karting ace Chris Willie was new to Historic F2 in 2017 in a Chevron B29, which he rebuilt over the previous four seasons.
Mike Wrigely, a highly experienced racer in everything up to and including Historic F1, races a Formula Atlantic March 79B.
Matthew Wrigley steps up from Historic Formula Ford to join his father Mike on the grid with a Ralt RT1.
The Northern Irish driver was once a rising star of junior single-seater racing and is now an F2 pacesetter in the March 722 his father has owned since the 1970s.
The regular Historic FF2000 racer has also sampled Historic F2 in the Formula Atlantic March 73B owned and raced by his father David.
Once a regular in modern Formula Ford, John Murphy has stepped up to the rare Crossle 22F in Formula Atlantic trim.
The former karter has moved across to racing with a rare Tecno running in the Formula Atlantic category.
Dan Pyett is another recent convert to Historic F2 and only takes in a small number of race weekends in his classic Tecno due to work commitments outside the UK.
With period F3 and F2 history, American racer James King is one of the most experienced drivers on the F2 grid in his 1600cc March 712.
Mark is one of the Australian drivers who came to Europe to race through the summer of 2017 in his rare Elfin.
Peter Brennan is one of the group of Australian races competing in European summers with his Brabham BT40.
Former Caterham racer Peter Micklewright joined the F2 grid for 2019 in the ex-Frazer Gibney March 76B.
The regular Formula Junior racer joined F2 in 2018 in the Ralt RT1 previously raced by his friend John Lord.
The former hillclimber moved into F2 in 2018 in his Lotus 69.
Nick Pancisi stepped up to F2 in 2018 in his March 712
Paul Tonkin joined F2 in 2018 in the ex-Wheatcroft Racing/Richard Morgan Chevron B29.
Frank Lyons joined the F2 grid in 2018 with his Chevron B29.
Former Formula Junior racer James Murray joined F2 in 2018 in an ex-Peter Gethin Chevron B25.
The highly experienced sports-car racer joined the F2 grid in 2018 with a March 78B
The former champion rejoined the HF2 grid towards the end of 2018 in his March 712.
Daniel Clayfield was new to racing in 2018 in his March 722, running with Neil Fowler Motorsport
Michiel Smits races the ex-Regazzoni Ralt RT1
The vastly experienced Eagling has the ex-Reine Wisell GRD 273
Eagling will share his father’s GRD 273
David Tomlin races a Motul Rondel
Peter Williams joined the F2 grid in 2019 in an ex-French hillclimb Ralt RT1
The experienced GT racer joined Historic F2 in 2019 in the ex-Stephen South March 782
Racing a Ralt RT1 owned by Philip Walker
The racer and preparer ran a rare Crossle 22F at Silverstone in 2019
The experienced Historic F1 racer switched to F2 in 2019
Hazell has raced extensively across 30 seasons
The German racer has a Lotus 69 for Historic F2
O’Connell is one of the quickest drivers in historic racing
Smith races a March 742 in partnership with Richard Evans
The multiple Clubmans champion has stepped up to F2 with a March 742
The leading preparer raced Daniel Clayfield’s March 782 at Silverstone 2019
The French race promoter has stepped up to F2 with a March 772
Tim Da Silva
The young US racer joined F2 at Silverstone 2019
The Historic Formula Ford racer stepped up to F2 at Silverstone 2019
The experienced racer joined the F2 grid at Silverstone in his Chevron B40
The prolific Formula Ford winner joined F2 at Silverstone in the ex-Richard Meins March 762
Gerbout debuted the ex-Giacomelli March 772 at Silverstone 2019
The F2 pacesetter has a March 772 and a Martini
March 762 previously raced by Richard Meins
Racing a March 782 with O’C Racing
Racing a March 742
Racing the ex-Sean Walker March 782 chassis 16, originally raced by Jean-Pierre Jarier in 1978
An experienced single-seater racing who stepped up to F2 for 2021
Martin returned to racing in 2021 with the ex-Nick Fleming Ralt RT1
New to Historic F2 with a Lola T360
Racing a March 712 that spent 40 years in storage
Racing the ex-Ghinzani March 782
New to the Formula Atlantic class for 2021
Has raced a Chevron and now in a Tecno