EbeneInfo – AU – Jehan Daruvala takes first podium in Formula 2 in the Bahrain Feature Race

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    Mumbai-based driver Jehan Daruvala finished third in the main race at the Bahrain International Circuit and took his first podium in the FIA ​​Formula 2 Championship. The Carlin Motorsport driver and Red Bull Junior celebrated their F2 this season -Debut and have been able to collect decisive points for the team so far. In the main race, the Indian driver made outstanding progress after qualifying as eighth on the starting grid and after a duel in the closing stages of Ferrari’s Mick Schumacher had refused to take third place on the podium

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    MP Motorsport’s Felipe Drugovich won the main race, his third of the season, and quickly took the lead in the UNI Virtuosi car from pole sitter Callum Ilott Drugovich took the lead in the first corner and that gave the driver for the rest of the race a decisive advantage over Ilott so that he could maximize his hard tires Ilott, on the other hand, ran with medium tires and soon faced the heat of Marcus Armstrong and Mick Schumacher. The driver soon fell back to P4, but the change to hard tires on lap 12 gave Ilott the much needed pace to climb back to the top Drugovich opted for a late box and swapped for new medium rubber, which gave him a better pace and allowed him to keep Ilott in the lead for the remainder of the race bring

    A series of pit stops urged Mick to briefly take the lead, but a late pit stop on lap 20 brought him to P4 behind Daruvala Jehan rose to P3 and now wanted to defend his first podium in F2, despite the German making several attempts to overtake the Carlin driver Schumacher had to step down and Daruvala held on to third place as Drugovich comfortably crossed the checkered flag with a gap of 14.833s over second placed Ilott Jehan, Ilott finished 4543s back Daruvala’s Carlin teammate Yuni Tsunoda was the ultimate Driver of the day After qualifying topics he started on P22 and finished the race in sixth place in order to make the best use of the overtaking zones on the racetrack

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    Despite his fourth place, Schumacher remains at the top of the drivers’ standings with 203 points and is 12 points ahead of Ilott Tsunoda is third in the overall standings with 157 points, while Daruvala is 12th with 51 points The Carlin Motorsport team is fourth in the team standings, while Prema Racing is leading the championship

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    EbeneInfo – AU – Jehan Daruvala takes the first podium in Formula 2 in the Bahrain Feature Race

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