Roger Bevan, Chairman of the HSCC, and of its Historic Formula 2 Championship, has recently had to write to his competitors to inform them that the series is withdrawing from its scheduled race at the Oldtimer-Grand-Prix due to low entries. This is not due to a lack of enthusiasm from Formula 2 drivers – the series had been building momentum until COVID struck, and even then found good grid sizes in the UK while travel restrictions were in place – but rather seems to be a result of Brexit and new carnet regulations. Many F2 drivers race only one car and the expense and hassle of getting a carnet seems to be putting them off travelling to the continent.
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