• Spa race 2


    Spa race 2 Official press release

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    Artem Markelov finished a close fifth in the Spa-Francorchamps sprint race to move back into the Drivers’ Championship top five, with Russian Time team mate Tadasuke Makino narrowly missing out on the eighth top 10 finish of his rookie F2 season, in 11th place.
  • Spa race 1


    Spa race 1 Official press release

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    Artem Markelov finished a fighting sixth from 10th on the grid in the Spa Francorchamps F2 Feature race, with team mate Tadasuke Makino coming away with 12th place on his first visit to the challenging Ardennes track.
    Artem, starting on the prime tyre, passed Deletraz into La Souce on Lap 3, and then Albon and Fukuzumi on successive laps at the chicane. He was past Ghiotto on lap 7 and then Fuoco at Les Combes two laps later. He led the race by lap 11 as the front runners on the opposite option/prime strategy started to pit. Artem made his mandatory tyre stop onto the option compound Pirelli tyre 14 laps into the race’s 25, with a Safety Car intervention coming a lap later.
  • Spa quali: P10 & P11


    Spa quali: P10 & P11 Official press release

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    Artem Markelov (1m57.266) and Tadasuke Makino (1m57.394) will start the Spa-Francorchamps F2 Feature race 10th and 11th on the grid respectively.
    Artem was fourth quickest after the first qualifying runs but failed to improve on his second run. After a mistake in sector two, he aborted his lap and went again, only to encounter a yellow flag after Antonio Fuoco’s Charouz Racing System entry stopped on the circuit.
    Tada, meanwhile, made impressive progress throughout the day on his first visit to the fast and demanding 7km Spa circuit. Eighteenth at the conclusion of practice, he found almost 3s in qualifying to narrowly miss out on a place in the top 10. Pole position was taken by Nyck De Vries (1m56.054s), ahead of championship leader George Russell and Sergio Sette Camara.
  • Hungaroring race 2


    Hungaroring race 2 Official press release

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    Russian Time endured a challenging Hungaroring Sprint race as pole position starter Artem Markelov experienced extreme tyre degradation and dropped to 13th position by the chequered flag, while team mate Tadasuke Makino brought his car home in 12th place.  
  • Hungaroring race 1


    Hungaroring race 1 Official press release

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    Russian Time achieved a double points score in the Hungaroring Feature race with Artem Markelov finishing eighth to secure pole position for tomorrow’s Sprint race, and Japanese rookie team mate Tadasuke Makino finishing ninth, less than a second behind him after an excellent drive from the back of the grid following a problematic qualifying day.
  • Hungaroring quali


    Hungaroring quali Official press release

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    Artem Markelov (1m27.957) will start the Budapest feature race seventh on the grid after a close qualifying session around the tight, twisty Hungaroring circuit. Team mate Tadasuke Makino (1m28.750s), meanwhile, faces a challenging task from the back of the grid after a crash in morning practice and a gear-shifting problem in qualifying.