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F2: Jehan Daruvala takes positives from troublesome weekend at Silverstone

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Indian racer Jehan Daruvala endured a tricky weekend on the Silverstone spherical of the Formula 2 championship as he completed seventh within the characteristic race.

Jehan Daruvala endures robust weekend in Silverstone (Twitter Photo)

HIGHLIGHTSJehan Daruvala endured a tricky weekend on the SilverstoneThe 23-year-old had completed eighth within the dash race on SaturdayJehan began the dash race from the pole on a moist observe

Indian racer Jehan Daruvala needs to take positives from a tricky weekend on the Silverstone spherical of the Formula 2 championship as he completed exterior the highest three for less than the second time in seven rounds however nonetheless got here away with double factors end. The 23-year-old had completed eighth within the dash race on Saturday.

He took dwelling seven factors on a weekend of injury limitation for the lead Red Bull-backed racer within the standings.

Jehan began the dash race from the pole on a moist observe and established a cushty early lead. But the automobile, arrange for combined circumstances, didn’t enable the moist climate tyres for use to their optimum, which led to the overheating and Jehan struggling for grip. Prema teammate Dennis Hauger, who completed fifteenth, suffered equally.

Fired as much as make amends for Sunday’s characteristic race, Jehan, beginning on the more durable prime tyre, determined to play the lengthy recreation. He sorted his tyres throughout the early levels of the race and, whereas briefly within the lead, unleashed his pace as his pitstop approached.

He continued lighting up the timing screens on the grippier possibility tyre as he fought his method again up the order.

But getting a powerful end in Sunday’s Feature race was all the time going to be an uphill activity, with Jehan beginning tenth after the qualifying technique of setting one flying lap per tyre set didn’t work as most of his rivals discovered extra tempo on their second ‘push’ laps. PTI BS BS