Jehan began at P4 because the lights turned inexperienced however a sequence of fast laps ensured the motive force managed to bag a podium end, his fourth of the season.
Indian racer Jehan Daruvala made it to the rostrum for the fourth time this season ending third within the Russian Grand Prix function race. The Carlin driver was on a provisional pole in direction of the top of the session however was pipped by championship chief Oscar Piastri earlier than the top of the season. Jehan stayed second, two-tenths of a second behind Piastri who clocked 1:47.653. Frenchman Theo Pourchaire was third, an extra two-tenths behind Jehan.
A rain-soaked weekend at Sochi meant the monitor was damp in components. The within of the monitor was damp too at first, which served as an obstacle for these beginning right here. Jehan had this drawback and dropped to P4 because the lights turned inexperienced. As soon as all racers had been performed with their pit stops, Jehan remained fourth, 4.5 seconds behind Swiss racer Ralph Boschung.
However, Jehan put in a sequence of fast laps to shut the hole to Boschung and caught him with round 10 laps to go. He discovered the chance quickly after to maneuver as much as third however was instantly underneath stress from Robert Shwartzman. The Russian driver was closing in on the Carlin driver and was inside one second of the Indian permitting him to make use of his D ₹
However Jehan edged away staying calm within the extremely unstable scenario. A few quick laps later, the motive force managed to carry on to the place ending behind race chief Piastri adopted by Pourchaire in second place.
Talking about his efficiency, Jehan mentioned, “It was good to be again on the rostrum immediately. After qualifying second I used to be assured that we had the tempo to combat up entrance. The within line was a bit damp and I fell to fourth at first however was blissful to combat again and get a podium. I’m wanting ahead to coming again house as there’s a lengthy break until our subsequent race in Jeddah.”
The subsequent spherical F2 spherical might be held in Jeddah as a part of the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix weekend in early December.