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Guanyu Zhou
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Driver Details
Nationality Flag of China Chinese
Date of Birth 30 May 1999
Date of Death
Début Flag of Bahrain 2019 Bahrain Feature Race
Titles
Formula Two Career
Entries 12 (12 Starts)
Wins 0
First Win
Poles 0
FLs 1
Points 0
Former Teams
Current Season
Team Flag of the United Kingdom UNI-Virtuosi
Number Standings Points
7 6th

105

Guanyu Zhou (周冠宇 in Chinese; born 30 May 1999), otherwise known as Zhou Guan Yu, is a Chinese racing driver who competes with UNI-Virtuosi in the 2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship.[1] Zhou made his F2 debut during the 2019 season, having become a member of the Renault Sport Academy, having left the Ferrari Driver Academy the previous year.[2]

Background

Zhou began his career in karting, before graduating to the Italian F4 Championship in 2015, alongside a campaign in the ADAC Formula 4 Championship.[3] Second in the Italian F4 Series saw the Chinese youngster attract the attention of the Ferrari Driver Academy, with Zhou signed up for the 2016 season.[4] That season would see Zhou move into the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, as well as the Toyota Racing Series.[3]

Ferrari Fantasy

Zhou finished his maiden F3 campaign in thirteenth, and duly signed up for a second season on 2017.[3] The Chinese racer duly improved to eighth with a handful of podiums, before entering his third and final season in F3 in 2018.[3] Zhou duly claimed his first wins in F3 en-route to eighth for a second consecutive season, with Zhou opting to leave the series at the end of the season.[3]

Formula Two History

Zhou would get his first taste of a Formula 2 car at the 2018 Yas Marina Test, taking part with Russian Time alongside Luca Ghiotto.[5] He was duly signed by Russian Time's replacement/operators UNI-Virtuosi for the 2019 season, partnering Ghiotto for the full campaign.[1]

Post Formula Two Career

Full Formula Two Record

Shown below are a series of tables outlining Guanyu Zhou's career in Formula Two in statistical form.

Formula Two Entries

The list below includes all of the teams and cars, as well as overall finishing positions for Guanyu Zhou during their F2 career:

Guanyu Zhou's Overall Formula Two Record
Year Entrant No. Car Pos. Pts.
2019 Flag of the United Kingdom UNI-Virtuosi[1] 7 Dallara F2 2018

Career Results

Below is a table showing Guanyu Zhou's full Formula Two record.

FIA Formula Two Championship Record
Year Rounds Pos. Pts.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
2019 Flag of Bahrain Flag of Azerbaijan Flag of Spain Flag of Monaco Flag of France Flag of Austria Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Russia Flag of the United Arab Emirates 6th 105
F S F S F S F S F S F S F S F S F S F S F S F S
10th 4th Ret 10th 3rd 4th 5th 3rd 4th 3rd 6th 8th 3rd 8th

References

Videos and Images:

References:
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Jack Benyon, 'Zhou joins UNI-Virtuosi for 2019 F2 season', motorsport.com, (Motorsport Network, 05/12/2018), https://www.motorsport.com/fia-f2/news/zhou-ferrari-academy-uni-virtuosi/4309028/, (Accessed 05/12/2018)
  2. 'GUANYU ZHOU JOINS THE RENAULT SPORT ACADEMY FOR 2019', fiaformula2.com, (FIA Formula 2, 22/01/2019), http://www.fiaformula2.com/News-Room/News/2019/01_january/Guanyu-Zhou-joins-the-Renault-Sport-Academy-for-2019/, (Accessed 13/05/2019)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 'Guan Yu Zhou', driverdb.com, (DriverDB AB, 2019), https://www.driverdb.com/drivers/guan-yu-zhou-6527738/, (Accessed 13/05/2019)
  4. Paul Hensby, 'PREMA AND FDA LINK-UP AGAIN WITH ZHOU IN F3', thecheckeredflag.co.uk, (The Checkered Flag, 12/12/2016), https://www.thecheckeredflag.co.uk/2016/12/prema-fda-link-zhou-f3/m (Accessed 13/05/2019)
  5. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Yas18TA
2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship
Entrants
ART Grand PrixBWT ArdenCampos RacingCarlinDAMSMP MotorsportPrema RacingSauber Junior TeamTridentUNI-Virtuosi
Manufacturers
DallaraMecachrome
Car/engine
Dallara F2 2018Mecachrome V634T 3.4l V6t
Drivers
1 Louis Delétraz • 2 Nobuharu Matsushita • 3 Nikita Mazepin • 4 Nyck de Vries • 5 Sérgio Sette Câmara • 6 Nicholas Latifi • 7 Guanyu Zhou • 8 Luca Ghiotto • 9 Mick Schumacher • 10 Sean Gelael • 11 Callum Ilott • 12 Juan Manuel Correa • 14 Dorian Boccolacci • 15 Jack Aitken • 16 Jordan King/Artem Markelov • 17 Mahaveer Raghunathan • 18 Tatiana Caldéron • 19 Anthoine Hubert • 20 Giuliano Alesi • 21 Ralph Boschung
Races
Bahrain FeatureBahrain SprintBaku FeatureBaku SprintBarcelona FeatureBarcelona SprintMonaco FeatureMonaco SprintLe Castellet FeatureLe Castellet SprintRed Bull Ring FeatureRed Bull Ring SprintSilverstone FeatureSilverstone SprintHungaroring FeatureHungaroring SprintSpa FeatureSpa SprintMonze FeatureMonza SprintSochi FeatureSochi SprintYas Marina FeatureYas Marina Sprint
Tests
2018 Yas Marina Test2019 Jerez Test2019 Barcelona Test2019 Yas Marina Test
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