In the end, it was pretty tough, because we won’t race in Barcelona this year, so it’s strange to test here for three days without racing, but we made good progress and also some preparation for Monaco.

“In the end, it was pretty tough, because we won’t race in Barcelona this year, so it’s strange to test here for three days without racing, but we made good progress and also some preparation for Monaco.”


David Beckmann  
26 April 2021

Charouz Racing System completes valuable FIA Formula 2 Championship official tests at Barcelona

Charouz Racing System returned to action on April 23-25 at the three-day FIA Formula 2 Championship official test at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, shortly after the visit of the sister F3 operation of the Czech team. David Beckmann and Guilherme Samaia had the chance to take again the wheel after a good 2021 season-opener in Bahrain, both performing a solid job.

The highlight moment for the Žebrák-based squad was the 1-2 at the end of Saturday’s afternoon session, when the Charouz Racing System cars topped the standings. German youngster Beckmann set the fastest lap in 1:29.384, while Brazil’s Samaia was on his trail in 1:29.510. Those remained their best times in the whole Barcelona test, as the program was mainly focused on...

In the end, it was pretty tough, because we won’t race in Barcelona this year, so it’s strange to test here for three days without racing, but we made good progress and also some preparation for Monaco.

“In the end, it was pretty tough, because we won’t race in Barcelona this year, so it’s strange to test here for three days without racing, but we made good progress and also some preparation for Monaco.”


David Beckmann  
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