Formula 2 | Jehan Daruvala finishes fifth in Monza after historic triumph

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Jehan registered the first win of 2021.


Formula 2 | Jehan Daruvala finishes fifth in Monza after historic triumph

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After picking up his first win of the season on Saturday, young Indian driver Jehan Daruvala came fifth in the Feature Race of Formula 2 on Sunday. He clocked a decent 56:41.936 on the famous Monza track in Italy. In the current standings, he is seventh overall with a total of 81 points.

Upcoming Indian driver Jehan Daruvala continued his decent showing in the Feature Race of Formula 2 in Monza on Sunday. The youngster who had sealed the second sprint race on Saturday, clocked 56:41.936 to finish fifth. 

Oscar Piastri took the dominant first Feature Race win, beating Guanyu Zhou to extend his Championship lead.

Earlier on Saturday, he made his way to a commanding win at Monza in the second Sprint Race. This was his first win of 2021 season of Formular 2 for his team Carlin. The Indian finished ahead of Trident’s Bent Viscaal and PREMA Racing’s Rober Shwartzman. Daruvala took the lead at the start of the race and maintained his tyres well throughout to finish on the podium. 

After the win Daruvala had told the official Formula 2 website, “I think that a win was long overdue this season, so I am very happy. This weekend has been good so far, I’ve been consistently quick.”

After the race he tweeted, "Yesss!! P1 🏆 Got the lead at the start and then it was just about managing the tyres and the pace… looking to repeat the same tomorrow ✅ Hearing the national anthem on the top step of the Monza podium feels really special 😀 … Big thanks to @CarlinRacing for the mega car 💪🏽."

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