Indian racer Jehan Daruvala capped off a productive outing in Azerbaijan with a seventh place end within the characteristic race of the FIA System 2 Championship right here on Sunday.
He had registered a podium end in dash race two earlier within the weekend.
Jehan, a Pink Bull junior driver, secured essential factors in all three races in his maiden run on the streets of Baku. He completed fourth within the opening dash race on Saturday and got here third within the following dash race.
It was a a lot wanted consequence for Jehan, who had a forgettable time within the earlier spherical in Monaco. With 24 factors from the weekend, he sits on the seventh spot within the drivers’ standings.
He made a wonderful begin from seventh spot and gained two locations into nook one in dash race two. Into the second nook, Jehan made one other good overtake on Armstrong, to maneuver up into fourth.
Behind him others crashed, bringing out the security automotive permitting the vehicles to be cleared safely. The protection automotive restart noticed Jehan take benefit and make a wonderful transfer to overhaul Juri Vips for third, however the Estonian acquired the place again after a number of corners.
Jehan quickly climbed up one other place, overtaking Dutchman Bent Viscaal. Jehan then settled into a very good rhythm in third. Another security automotive interval ensued, adopted by a Digital Security Automotive.
Jehan managed to maintain his focus and continued his constant drive. Previous the halfway level, Bent Viscaal of the Netherlands, in fourth, began piling up strain on Jehan. The Indian was unfazed and stored his cool and soaked up the immense strain lap after lap.
Fellow Pink Bull junior Vips gained the 21 lap race forward of Germany’s David Beckman. Jehan was a mere six tenths of a second behind to safe his second podium this 12 months in F2, after his implausible second place end in Bahrain earlier this 12 months.
“A good weekend with good factors. I used to be aggressive firstly of Race 2 and three and it paid off effectively. It was good to be again on the rostrum and I’m assured of combating for podiums and wins within the upcoming races.” stated the 22-year-old from Mumbai.
Jehan earlier completed a powerful fourth place in Race 1, whereas Race three on Sunday noticed Jehan make up two locations from ninth to complete seventh. Spherical four of the
FIA System 2 Championship might be held on the famed Silverstone circuit, as a part of the British Grand Prix weekend in mid-July.