The Indian driver started the Sprint in fourth place, just two seconds behind the race winner.

Jehan Daruvala gets off to a good start and gets to P3 before the first corner

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Jehan Daruvala gets off to a good start and gets to P3 before the first corner

In to Formula 1, the 2022 Formula 2 and Formula 3 seasons will also take place this weekend at the Bahrain International Circuit, with an Indian driver in both junior groups. While Kush Maini is racing in Formula 3 for MP Motorsport, Jehan Daruvala – often referred to as India’s next hope for Formula 1 – is racing in Formula 2 for Prema Racing. Jehan Daruvala has raced in F2 earlier in the past two seasons in Carlin and is looking to win the Formula 2 championship with Prema, a more competitive team that has been racing for 3 of their last 5 seasons Famous drivers won the F2 championship.

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Jehan Daruvala will be racing No. 2 2022 F2 season

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The Indian driver is off to a good start to the 2022 season with a podium finish in his first race of the F2 season. While he only managed a P7 in qualifying, the first of the two races on the Formula 2 weekend was a “Sprint Race” which reduced points and distance compared to the longer “Feature Race” , and there is a reverse starting top 10 driver. This means that the first qualifying driver starts 10th, the second driver 9th, and so on, and Jehan starts the Sprint Race on P4.

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Daruvala got off to a good start and entered P3 before the first corner. He took on Campos Racing’s Ralph Boschung on lap 16 to move up to P2 before retaking the position in spectacular fashion over the next two laps. Although the 3-lap race provided a good race, it Trident’s Richard Verschoor build up a decent lead, giving him Trident’s first F2 victory.

Jehan Daruvala is just two seconds behind race winner Verschoor and has eight important points in what may well be his ultimate attempt to win the F2 title and try to secure a Formula 1 seat. on his qualifying results, he started today’s “feature” in seventh place.

2022 FIA F2 Bahrain Post-Sprint Drivers Standings







Position. driver team integral
1 Richard Forshur Trident 10
2 Jehan Daruwala Prima Racing 8
3 Liam Lawson Carlin 6

Notes

2022 FIA F2 Constructors’ Standings after the Bahrain Sprint







Position. team integral
1 Trident 10
2 Carlin 9
3 Prima Racing 8

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