The Formula Two name was dropped in the mid-1980s and replaced by Formula 3000, denoting the cubic centimeter capacity of the engines. Formula Three remains. If illogical and inconsistent labelling bugs you, motor racing is not for you. Sourced from:http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/discovering-what-makes-formula-one-formula-one.html
Formula One has a rich history and it all begins in the thirties. Things did bot commence as planned because World War Two occurred but then afterwards the idea was revisited.
Non-championship races continued until 1983 when rising costs ruled them unprofitable. Sourced from:http://en.espn.co.uk/f1/motorsport/story/3831.html
All that made him into a demi-god in his homeland of Brazil, and admired the world over like few sportsmen before or since. Sourced from:http://www.bbc.com/sport/formula1/20324109