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ZHOU WINS BAHRAIN F2 FEATURE RACE

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ZHOU WINS BAHRAIN F2 FEATURE RACE

Guanyu Zhou won in the main race in F2 on Sunday. Marcus Armstrong finished fifth ahead of Jehan Daruvala, Robert Shwartzman..

Guanyu Zhou converted pole position to take his first win of the FIA Formula 2 season in the Feature Race in Bahrain.

The Chinese driver worked his way back to the front after falling as far as sixth under a Safety Car period to get passed ahead of him to win.

Dan Ticktum finished second for Carlin despite contact with Alpine Academy pilot Oscar Piastri with three laps to go that saw the Australian stall and retire.

Red Bull Junior driver Liam Lawson completed the podium in third, with Richard Verschoor, Marcus Armstrong and Jehan Daruvala making up the top six.

Race results (32 laps) Fastest lap: Shwartzman, 1m46.380s

PosDriverTeamTime
1Guanyu ZhouVirtuosi Racing1h02m27.858s
2Dan TicktumCarlin+0.482s
3Liam LawsonHitech GP+2.950s
4Richard VerschoorMP Motorsport+4.095s
5Marcus ArmstrongDAMS+9.792s
6Jehan DaruvalaCarlin+11.926s
7Robert ShwartzmanPrema+12.159s
8Theo PourchaireART Grand Prix+18.479s
9Felipe DrugovichVirtuosi Racing+19.764s
10Matteo NanniniHWA Racelab+19.852s
11David BeckmannCharouz+20.905s
12Christian LundgaardART Grand Prix+21.256s
13Juri VipsHitech GP+27.385s
14Marino SatoTrident+28.826s
15Ralph BoschungCampos Racing+31.546s
16Guilherme SamaiaCharouz+40.620s
17Bent ViscaalTrident+48.452s
18Lirim ZendeliMP Motorsport+1m01.952s
19Oscar PiastriPrema+3 laps
RetGianluca PetecofCampos
RetAlessio DeleddaHWA Racelab
RetRoy NissanyDAMS

Robert Shwartzman was seventh and getting the points for the fastest lap ahead of Theo Pourchaire, Felipe Drugovich and Matteo Nannini rounding out the points scorers.

After the first three races of the changed-weekend format for Formula 2 this year, Guanyu Zhou is the championship leader by 11 points over Liam Lawson in second.

The next round of F1’s feeder series is scheduled to be in Monte Carlo on the Monaco Grand Prix weekend of the 20-23 May.

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THE NEXT RACE 2021

Bahrain


Bahrain Grand Prix26 Mar
BRITISH TIME

SESSION
14:30 - 15:30Free practice 1
18:00 - 19:00
Free practice 2
15:00 - 16:00
Free practice 3
18:00 - 19:00
Qualifying
18:00 - 20:00Race
Bahrain57 laps308.238 km




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