F2 – Ghiotto sprints to victory in final tear of 2019


Latifi crowned Vice-Champion with 2d build in Abu Dhabi Jog Trek

Luca Ghiotto made it aid-to-aid Jog Trek wins to seal third in the Championship and shut out his final Components 2 tear with a victory. The clutch is the Italian’s fifth one day of his time in F2, and fourth this season, as he brings a shut to the 2019 season. Finishing in 2d build, Nicholas Latifi is crowned Vice-Champion, while his teammate Sérgio Sette Câmara claimed the final podium residing and fourth in the Championship.

With Latifi and Ghiotto battling to become Vice-Champion, and lining up 2d and third on the reverse grid, they knew that a solid open would possibly perhaps per chance be a need to-have. Ghiotto’s used to be ideal, Latifi’s used to be slack. The Italian fired ahead, as Latifi didn’t discipline Giuliano Alesi on reverse pole, and misplaced out to Ghiotto.

Guanyu Zhou struggled with the getaway himself, as he dropped down to eleventh and allowed Jordan King, Sette Câmara and Mick Schumacher by map of. Alesi had remained in front for all of this, and even role the fastest lap. The Frenchman’s tear rapidly began to solve though, as his tyres struggled to withhold up alongside with his demands and Ghiotto began to reel him in.

As the Italian closed the hole on the Trident racer, Mick Schumacher attempted to enter a 3-wary fight with Louis Delétraz and Nobuharu Matsushita, nonetheless, the German acquired caught out down the straight, and Sette Câmara shot from nowhere to surge previous the Schumacher. The Brazilian then followed this up by diving down the aspect of Delétraz, who braked as late as doable, sooner than in the discontinuance giving technique to the Dams driver.

Ghiotto had gotten within DRS range of Alesi, took a tow and fired down the left of him, sooner than taking the internal line. The Italian roared into the distance, as Alesi fell into the whisk of Latifi, who immediate eased previous him.

Ilott piled further effort on the Frenchman as he followed Ghiotto and Latifi by map of to absorb the final residing on the rostrum and throw Alesi down to fourth. The Trident man used to be handed some temporary respite, as Matsushita in fifth used to be too busy defending against Sette Câmara to strive an overtake himself.

The in-construct DAMS driver used to be at closing in a position to fight outdated to Matsushita, and made the most of a lock-up from Alesi, to dive ahead and take care of fourth. Ghiotto had begun to battle out in front, warning his team over radio that his tyres were shot. Fortunately for him, Latifi gave the look to be struggling with the identical lisp, which allowed Ghiotto to ease off, and still originate reasonably of a buffer in orderly air.

Extra down the direct, Jack Aitken had begun to salvage better positions, on the muse firing outdated to Jordan King, then powering previous Schumacher down the straight, and edging outdated to him around the originate air of the nook, which build him in the final functions’ region.

Racing used to be momentarily dropped at a quit as Nikita Mazepin clipped the aspect of Matevos Isaakyan and spun the Sauber Junior Team of workers Driver 180 levels, ending both of their races.

When racing resumed, Sette Câmara made a courageous transfer on Ilott, with staunch two laps to whisk. The Brazilian squeezed previous him down the straight, nonetheless the Briton battled aid in front. Sette Câmara had but any other whisk, and this time, Ilott used to be compelled to present up the region.

Ghiotto crossed the line in first with a 7s hole to Latifi, who settled for 2d, outdated to his teammate Sette Câmara. Ilott claimed fourth, outdated to Alesi, who secured his highest ever invent in F2. Delétraz managed to squeeze previous Matsushita on the final lap for sixth, while Aitken carried out the functions’ positions, in eighth.

With the curtain closed on the 2019 F2 campaign, Nyck de Vries executed first on 266 functions, Latifi 2d on 214, and Ghiotto strikes as much as third, with 207 functions. Sette Câmara drops to fourth, regardless of his Feature Trek clutch, while Aitken completes the head five, with 159 functions.

Within the Teams’ Championship, Dams invent on 418 functions, outdated to UNI-Virtuosi on 347 and ART Sizable Prix on 277. Carlin invent fourth with 236 functions and Campos Racing fifth with 189.

The teams will remain in Abu Dhabi for post-season attempting out next week, when they’ll salvage their first different to test out doubtless line-usafor 2020.

2019 FIA Components 2 Championship Spherical 12 – Jog Trek provisional classification





Luca Ghiotto

UNI-Virtuosi Racing


Nicholas Latifi



Sergio Sette Camara



Callum Ilott

Sauber Junior Team of workers by Charouz


Giuliano Alesi



Louis Deletraz



Nobuharu Matsushita



Guanyu Zhou

UNI-Virtuosi Racing


Jordan King

MP Motorsport


Jack Aitken

Campos Racing


Mick Schumacher

PREMA Racing


Christian Lundgaard



Nyck De Vries

ART Sizable Prix


Tatiana Calderon

BWT Arden


Mahaveer Raghunathan

MP Motorsport


Marino Sato

Campos Racing


Nikita Mazepin

ART Sizable Prix




Matevos Isaakyan

Sauber Junior Team of workers by Charouz


Sean Gelael

PREMA Racing


Artem Markelov

BWT Arden




Nicholas Latifi (DAMS) – 1: 55.526 on Lap 6




Nicholas Latifi (DAMS)

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