Official press releaseRead more Luca Ghiotto claimed the final point for eighth place in today’s F2 Hungaroring Sprint race after holding second place for 20 of the race’s 28 laps. The Italian’s tyres degraded in 50-degree track temperature and he slipped down the order to finish just ahead of team mate Artem Markelov, who started 17th after his accident while trying to take the lead in Saturday’s Feature event.
Official press releaseRead more Artem Markelov’s bid to win the Hungaroring F2 feature race ended in a late race accident and 15g impact after championship rival Oliver Rowland robustly defended the inside line into Turn 1 and the young Russian ended up on the grass in top gear and then heavily backwards into the tyre barrier.
Official press releaseRead more Having moved into second position in the F2 championship with his performance at Silverstone, Artem Markelov (1m28.806s) will start the Hungaroring feature race 2nd on the grid. Team mate Luca Ghiotto (1m27.238s) will line up 12th after being impeded on his second qualifying run and then running wide onto the grass. Poleman Charles Leclerc (1m26.268s) was disqualified.
Official press releaseRead more Luca Ghiotto and Artem Markelov both finished on the podium in Silverstone's F2 Sprint race, with Luca second from third on the grid and Artem third after starting fifth. The result moves Artem into second place in the Drivers' championship and Russian Time back to within four points of the series lead.
Official press releaseRead more Russian Time drivers Artem Markelov and Luca Ghiotto both turned in fighting drives in Silverstone's feature race round of the F2 championship to finish fourth and sixth respectively.
Official press releaseRead more After his sprint race win at Red Bull Ring five days ago, Artem Markelov (1m39.062s) will start fifth on the grid as the F2 field does battle at Silverstone, the home of Briitsh motorsport, in round six.