Jehan Daruvala took advantage of a late-race safety car to secure a result of 4th place at the Formula 2 sprint race at Silverstone. This is the Indian racer’s best finish so far in his rookie F2 season.
- Daruvala goes from P12 to P4 in British GP sprint race
- The Indian overtook Mazepin at the last corner to bag 4th place
Overtaking Mazepin on the last lap
Following a lacklustre feature race on Saturday, Daruvala started today’s sprint race from 12th place. He spent a significant portion of the race attempting to find a way past Jack Aitken. But luck played into his hands when Callum Ilott spun out while running in 2nd place, bringing out the safety car.
Pit stops aren’t mandatory in sprint races, but Carlin decided to use this opportunity to fit some new tyres on Daruvala’s car and he rejoined the pack in 10th place. Using the fresher tyres, Daruvala started to…