Indian Formula 2 driver Jehan Daruvala travels to historic Imola this weekend in pursuit of his third podium finish in as many rounds in what will be a home event for his Italian team Prema. The 4.9 kilometer long Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari is one of motor racing’s most iconic venues.
It will feature on the Formula 2 calendar for the first time, with the championship acting as a support series for this weekend’s race. Formula 1 circuit racing.
Jehan said: “I’m really excited to race at Imola this weekend. The track breathes history and tradition and, at the same time, is a real drivers circuit which should be thrilling to ride. It’s a new track for us in Formula 2 and I worked hard on the simulator to get used to it. It would be amazing to continue the momentum of our podiums in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia all the way to Imola, especially since this is a home event for Prema. So it’s going to be a full push this weekend.
Jehan prepared for the round with an intense three-day test session at the Spanish circuit of Barcelona-Catalunya.
The Red Bull-backed driver, who has won three victories and nine podiums in Formula 2, started this season with a second-place finish in Bahrain. He followed that up with tenacious driving from 14th to third a week later in Jeddah.
This weekend marks the start of the European Championship season and Jehan will be looking for another podium result.
Track action for the Imola round will begin with practice and qualifying on Friday. The first race of the weekend, the Sprint race, will take place on Saturday, with the main Feature race due to be held before the Formula 1 Grand Prix on Sunday.
Follow us on Facebook here
Stay connected with us on Twitter here
Like and share our Instagram page here