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Exclusive: Jonny Edgar opens up on season-ending disease

Exclusive: Jonny Edgar opens up on season-ending disease
By F1 Feeder Series • Issue #46 • View online
Hi y'all!
I won’t hold you too long, as we have way too much good stuff for you: exclusive interviews with Jonny Edgar, Logan Sargeant and Dennis Hauger, attended F2 and F3 press conferences and our takeaways from much of last weekend’s racing.
Oh, and a new podcast with Frederik Vesti and Pierre-Louis Chovet.
As always, hope you enjoy!
Floris

Jonny Edgar on season-ending disease: ‘I knew what to do, but just couldn’t do it’
At the start of April, it was announced that Trident driver Jonny Edgar would be pulling out of his 2022 F3 campaign after being diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease. The Red Bull Junior driver had stepped up to Trident after a strong season at Carlin in 2021 but after struggling through Bahrain, Edgar decided to step back. The 2020 ADAC F4 champion sat down with F1 Feeder Series to discuss what he has gone through in 2022.
Vesti and Chovet talk F2, F3 and FRECA at Imola and Monza (Podcast)
They both were in Italy, but for different reasons: Frederik Vesti competed in Imola and got his first points in Formula 2 and Pierre-Louis Chovet was at Monza for the first round of FRECA, not as a driver but as a driver coach. We talked about their weekend, the ART curse and being a Mercedes Junior in the latest F1 Feeder Series Podcast.
Before Williams came, Logan Sargeant almost joined IndyCar: ‘It was pretty close’
American Formula 2 rookie and Williams Racing Driver Academy member Logan Sargeant is looking to have a big year to help propel him towards his F1 dream. F1 Feeder Series exclusively spoke to the Carlin driver after Round 2 in Jeddah about his time with Williams so far, as well as his aims for 2022.
Your season guide to the 2022 Euroformula Open Championship
A series with over 20 years of history under its belt, albeit under different guises, Euroformula Open will once again kick off with a grid of Dallara F320s, iconic side-intakes and all. The series served as a cost-effective way for drivers to capture attention. The past few seasons have been tough, however, as grids sizes have taken a hit due to competition from other series. Here is F1 Feeder Series guide to the 2022 Euroformula Open Championship.
Vips misses out on win, Prema double podium: 5 takeaways from F2 Round 3 at Imola
Formula 2 made its welcome debut at Imola and with it came a wet qualifying, before two action-packed races. We had a maiden F2 pole sitter, a Fittipaldi on the podium and a Prema double podium. To recap the weekend’s action, here are our five main takeaways from F2 Round 3 at Imola.
Your season guide to the 2022 Spanish F4 Championship
With Europe’s single seater landscape undergoing a change of guard in many ways, Spanish F4 has quickly grown into one of the most exciting championships to follow. Beginning with just 3 teams in 2016, the series has exploded in popularity over the last couple of seasons, and that trend continues into 2022, with an astonishing 30 drivers expected to take part this season. Here is F1 Feeder Series guide to the 2022 Spanish F4 Championship.
Prema back on top: 4 takeaways from FRECA Round 1 at Monza
FRECA has finally started its 2022 season at the ‘temple of speed’ in Monza. While we were expecting a full weekend of rain, only one race ran in wet conditions. With just one tenth of the season completed, we can already start drawing conclusions.
Fittipaldi on recovery since Jeddah crash: ‘I’m in the best shape of my whole career’
Charouz’s Enzo Fittipaldi has returned to Formula 2 this season after his scary accident in Jeddah last year that saw him suffer a fractured right heel. Since then, the Brazilian has undergone major training to recover. F1 Feeder Series was able to speak to him along with selected media about his preparation for 2022, as well as a welcome return to Imola.
Cooling tyres and catching breaks: 5 takeaways from Super Formula Round 3 at Suzuka
A few hours before the start of the Formula 1 race at Imola, fast single seaters were already driving on a wet track. The Super Formula stars were shining in their third race of 2022, held at soaking wet Suzuka. F1 Feeder Series highlights the five main takeaways.
Daruvala confident he can do even better: ‘I need to cut out the mistakes in qualifying’
After a somewhat shaky start by their own standards to the Formula 2 season, Prema have shown that they clearly are still championship contenders having achieved a solid double podium in the Sprint Race at Imola. Following the race, F1 Feeder Series and selected media spoke to the Prema duo of Jehan Daruvala and Dennis Hauger about their confidence.
Prema-Prema-Prema triple: 5 takeaways from ADAC F4 Round 1 at Spa
After many late driver confirmations and team withdrawals, ADAC F4 got underway in Belgium. Administrative mistakes, hard battles and a certain Italian team were at the centre of it all, as we take a look at our five takeaways from the weekend.
Juri Vips on his maiden F2 pole: ‘It wasn’t like anything I’ve ever driven before’
Red Bull Junior Jüri Vips achieved his first career Formula 2 pole position on Friday, after a very disrupted day at Imola. The Estonian driver was quick throughout and managed to put together a lap that was nearly two tenths quicker than his nearest rival. After qualifying, Vips spoke to F1 Feeder Series and selected media about the session.
Dennis Hauger on being a Red Bull Junior: ‘Does not give more or less pressure’
2021 FIA Formula 3 Champion Dennis Hauger hasn’t had the start he would have wanted to his rookie Formula 2 season with Prema. With just one points finish from four races, his introduction to the series has been tough. F1 Feeder Series exclusively caught up with the 19-year-old Norwegian after the second round in Jeddah to discuss the rest of the 2022 campaign.
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