|Date of Birth||30 May 1999|
|Date of Death|
|Début||2019 Bahrain Feature Race|
|Formula Two Career|
|Entries||12 (12 Starts)|
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. 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.
Zhou began his career in karting, before graduating to the Italian F4 Championship in 2015, alongside a campaign in the ADAC Formula 4 Championship. 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. That season would see Zhou move into the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, as well as the Toyota Racing Series.
Zhou finished his maiden F3 campaign in thirteenth, and duly signed up for a second season on 2017. The Chinese racer duly improved to eighth with a handful of podiums, before entering his third and final season in F3 in 2018. 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.
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. He was duly signed by Russian Time's replacement/operators UNI-Virtuosi for the 2019 season, partnering Ghiotto for the full campaign.
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|
|2019||UNI-Virtuosi||7||Dallara F2 2018|
Below is a table showing Guanyu Zhou's full Formula Two record.
|FIA Formula Two Championship Record|
Videos and Images:
- ↑ 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)
- ↑ '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)
- ↑ 3.0 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)
- ↑ 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)
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