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F2: Doohan scores maiden win at Silverstone | Formula 1®

Virtuosi Racing’s Jack Doohan claimed the primary Formula 2 victory of his profession, dominating the Sprint Race in difficult situations. Rain that had fallen over F1 qualifying offered a check for the drivers and one which the Alpine Academy driver managed finest.

Doohan shortly picked his method by way of the pack, discovering a favorite spot for overtaking into Village. He handed Enzo Fittipaldi for the lead within the early levels and by no means regarded again, stretching his benefit as much as past 4 seconds as the remainder of the sphere tried to maintain tempo.

As the observe dried, some struggled greater than others. Ayumu Iwasa managed to climb to second having began sixth on the grid and was the quickest man on observe by the top. He closed Doohan down within the remaining laps however couldn’t get him in time, ending up simply 0.9s off on the chequered flag.

Fittipaldi continued his robust type, taking a second podium of the season in third place. The outcome lifted the Charouz Racing System driver into the highest 5 within the drivers’ championship, forward of Dennis Hauger.

Theo Pourchaire completed fourth, one place forward of title rival Felipe Drugovich. Frederik Vesti and Logan Sargeant have been capable of capitalise late on after Jehan Daruvala’s tyres hit the cliff. The trio completed sixth, seventh and eighth respectively. Marcus Armstrong and Richard Verschoor accomplished the highest 10.

Drugovich’s lead within the championship stays snug, dropping only one level to Pourchaire following the Sprint Race. His lead now sits at 48 factors whereas MP Motorsport retain the highest spot within the groups’ standings. ART Grand Prix transfer again forward of PREMA Racing and into second, 132 factors to 129.

The F2 Feature Race beings at 1005 native time on Sunday morning.

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