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Jehan Daruvala first Indian to win F2 race at Sakhir

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India’s Jehan Daruvala created history on Sunday when after having finished on the top step of the podium in the Sakhire Sprint race in Bahrain. Jehan Daruvala was the first Formula 2 driver from the world to win. Daruvala, who is running for Carlin, has gone by Mick Schumacher, Yuki Tsunoda, and Dan Ticktum.

Jehan Daruvala and his Carlin teammate Tsunoda finished 1-2. Jehan Daruvala won the Sprint races in Sakhir by 2.9’s. Ticktum has been overtaken in the late-race by Tsunoda as he finished third in the race on Sunday.

Next season, Mick, son of iconic Michael Schumacher, will reign F2 Champion in Formula 1 with Haas while missing a podium on Sunday.

The 22-year-old is looking to keep up a championship threat in the following season, but Jehan Daruvala finished 12th on an F2 Drivers Standings.

Interview Statements

“I always believed in myself, it was just a couple of reasons why things did go well at the start of the season. They got better and better, and yeah, to finish on a high like I said means quite a lot to me,” Jehan Daruvala told the press after his first F2 winner.

“Hopefully this victory gives me confidence in being the nominee for the title next year.” “I’ll hope to return to the FIA F2 Championship next year.

‘I got a massive back home fan base’

The duel between Jehan Daruvalaa and Daniel Ticktum was very interesting as the Indian driver started from second on the grid. Jehan was beautifully moved to Ticktum with just fewer than ten laps to go.

While Jehan Daruvala held the lead to cross the flag in an F2 race for the first time, his teammate Tsunoda finished 1-2 for Carlin in the Ticktum race.

“Motorsports are quite huge in India. We’ve certainly got a good amount of fans, but I have a great fan base back home and I want to be proud at the end of the day,” said Jehan Daruvala, quoted by the PTI. “Motorsports are quite big in India. “With people from home, I would show that, while we have not the same facilities and things as people in Europe, you can fight right on the sharp end of the grid as long as you can work hard.”

Early Life

Born on October 1st, 1998, Jehan Daruvala is an Indian rider who competes with Carlin Motorsport in the FIA Formula 2 Championship. Since winning a ‘Billion in Billions’ squad in 2011 he was a protégé of the Force India F1 team. He has been a Member of the Red Bull Junior Team. He is a member of the Force India F1 team. Jehan Daruvala was born to a Khurshed family in Mumbai, and a Parsi family of Kainaz Daruvala. He studied at Mahim’s Bombay Scottish Academy. His father is the new MD of Sterling & Wilson, a Shapoorji Pallon partner.



Jehan Daruvala began karting at the age of 13 in 2011 and won championship titles and vice-champions in Asia and Europe. He was trained by Rayomand Banajee, who early recognized his potential and laid the foundation for his future success.

Formula Renault 2.0

Jehan Daruvala was able to participate in the Formula Renault 2.0 championships with Fortec Motorsport in 2015. He was 5th in the Northern European Cup. He took part in the Eurocup and Alps series as a guest driver.

Jehan Daruvala changed to reigning series champion Josef Kaufmann. Racing the next year and took his first pole position and finished fourth in the Northern European Cup. He was ninth in Eurocup.

European Formula 3

She signed up to compete with Carlin the next month. He won one race at the Norisring. He was sixth in the championship, outscored each one of his teammates, aside from the champion Lando Norris. In November 2016, Daruvala revealed his intentions to move to the European Formulation 3 Championship for the 2017 season.

Formula 3 of FIA

In the opening Formula 3 season, Jehan Daruvala participated in the Prema Power team in 2019. He won two races: the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya sprint run and the main event in France. She won seven podiums. He was second much of the year but was just 1 point after his teammate Marcus Armstrong. He ended third in the championship.

FIA Formula 2

She met with Carlin to participate along with Red Bull Junior Team member Yuki Tsunoda for the 2020 season. The Team was also named a new Red Bull Junior Team recruit. His first victory of the Formula 2 Sprint Race in Sakhir, Bahrain finished his season. After Schumacher spotted a pull on the first round, the 22-year-old Indian won his first-ever F2 win.

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