How F1's forgotten prodigy has been spurned again

How F1's forgotten prodigy has been spurned again

Robin Frijns has impressed in adversity throughout his two seasons in Formula E, and his CV is littered with successes in single-seater and GT racing. So why is he on the sidelines yet again?

"I was disappointed." A pause. "Kind of angry, I would say. I don't think I did badly. It's unlucky. But it's not fun, not at all. It's a bit unfair."

This is a painful conversation, but probably a familiar one for Robin Frijns. There's no enjoyment in talking to a driver about times they have been spurned, rejected, screwed over - however you want to put it.

To continue reading this feature...

You must have an AUTOSPORT+ subscription. Prices start from just $1.50 per week and give you full unrestriced access to all news and features. View package options? Magazine subscriber?


from just $1.50 per week

  • Get unlimited access to AUTOSPORT with news and views from the paddock
  • Enjoy AUTOSPORT+: subscriber-only analysis, comment and top-quality pictures
  • Explore every F1 stat in the world’s best motorsport database

Pay as you go

Read this feature right now for just