For young aspiring drivers, the cost of reaching their ultimate goal of Formula One can be extremely high and often extremely prohibiting.
By running Formula Two as a single team operation, MSV have been able to dramatically reduce costs without sacrificing quality. Engineering standards are superb, while the F2 car has been designed by the Williams F1 team and has proved excellent from the outset.
To see how Formula Two compares to rival series, click on the thumbnails below (figures shown are based on 2011 costs for a car/team with a proven opportunity to win):
"A primary objective for the FIA with the new Formula Two
Championship has been to provide outstanding accessibility for
talented aspiring F1 drivers, recognising that many do not have
access to the budgets required to run with a team capable of
winning in comparable international single seater
Formula Two Chief Executive Jonathan Palmer