India's Jehan Daruvala gains points and podium in maiden Azerbaijan Formula 2 Grand Prix

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Jehan Daruvala finished seventh successful the diagnostic contention connected Sunday successful Azerbaijan pursuing up connected the podium that helium managed earlier successful the weekend.

Daruvala is present  seventh connected  the F2 driver's championship.

Daruvala is present seventh connected the F2 driver's championship.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Jehan Daruvala managed to decorativeness 7th successful the diagnostic contention connected Sunday
  • This was his maiden tally astatine the Baku thoroughfare circuit
  • Daruvala present sits seventh successful the drivers' standings

Indian racer Jehan Daruvala managed a seventh spot decorativeness successful the diagnostic contention of the FIA Formula 2 Championship connected Sunday to travel up connected the 3rd spot helium got successful a sprint contention earlier this play successful Azerbaijan. Daruvala, a Red Bull inferior driver, secured important points successful each 3 races successful his maiden tally connected the streets of Baku.

He finished 4th successful the opening sprint contention connected Saturday and came 3rd successful the pursuing sprint race. With 24 points from the weekend, Daruvala sits seventh successful the drivers' standings.

He made an fantabulous commencement from seventh spot and gained 2 places into country 1 successful sprint contention two. Into the 2nd corner, Daruvala made different bully overtake to determination up into fourth. Behind him others crashed, bringing retired the information car allowing the cars to beryllium cleared safely.

P7 successful the contention contiguous I made immoderate positions astatine the commencement but struggled to power connected the premier tyres aft the pit halt for a mates of laps Anyway, a bully haul of points this weekend. See you backmost successful Silverstone!

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— Jehan Daruvala (@DaruvalaJehan) June 6, 2021

Daruvala took vantage of the information car restart and made an fantabulous determination to overtake Juri Vips for third, but the Estonian got the spot backmost aft a fewer corners.

He soon climbed up different place, overtaking Dutchman Bent Viscaal. Daruvala past settled into a bully bushed successful third. One much information car play ensued, followed by a Virtual Safety Car. Daruvala managed to support his attraction and continued his accordant drive. Past the midway point, Bent Viscaal of the Netherlands, successful fourth, started piling up unit connected Jehan.

The Indian was unfazed and soaked up the immense unit thigh aft lap. Fellow Red Bull inferior Vips won the 21-lap contention up of Germany's David Beckman. Daruvala was six tenths of a 2nd down to unafraid his 2nd podium of the F2 season.

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