Carlin’s Jehan Daruvala set up aside on a managed performance in the 2nd Trot High-tail at Monza to voice his first victory of the season, sooner than Trident rookie Crooked Viscaal and PREMA Racing’s Robert Shwartzman, who took his fourth podium of the twelve months.
Given the chaos of the opener, the 2nd Trot High-tail became surprisingly restful, with Daruvala crossing the line 6.1s in front of Viscaal, who scored a maiden Formulation 2 podium.
Shwartzman became a leisurely entrant into the tip three after reverse polesitter David Beckmann locked up leisurely in the dash and fell from 2nd to fifth, in the support of Liam Lawson.
Championship rivals Oscar Piastri and Guanyu Zhou performed one in the support of the opposite in seventh and eighth, while Hitech Broad Prix’s Jüri Vips became sooner than them in sixth.
AS IT HAPPENED
Lining up from pole for the 2nd dash in succession, Beckmann persisted an nearly the same originate, but this time it became the Carlin of Daruvala who got the soar on him, launching off the line and down the internal into Turn 1 to decide on first.
After a superior getaway, Viscaal became up one plan to third, sooner than Vips, but Trot High-tail 1 hero Christian Lundgaard had been spun spherical and dumped on the support of the sphere.
There became one intention of déjà vu in the battle for seventh, as 2020 Formulation 3 title rivals Théo Pourchaire and Piastri began to tussle. The Frenchman had already handed Zhou and became attempting to muscle his manner sooner than Piastri too, in any case making the switch stick after several corners of toing and froing.
A Digital Security Automobile supposed that Piastri became unable to respond, as HWA RACELAB teammates Jake Hughes and Alessio Deledda collided, leaving the Briton’s car caught in the wall. Guilherme Samaia had also pulled his Charouz Racing Device to a give up on the pit entrance.
After momentarily shedding fifth to Lawson, Shwartzman recovered to no longer most intelligent reclaim P5 but to snatch fourth from Vips as successfully, who then fell a plan further in the support of his Hitech teammate.
Piastri position the fastest lap on his manner to regaining seventh from Pourchaire, with the ART wobbling ever-so-a exiguous huge and plunging into the clutches of Zhou, but the Virtuosi racer opted in opposition to an initial switch and made up our minds to stay patient.
Piastri became allowed to trip off up the toll road as Pourchaire switched his consideration to defending P8, but the Trot High-tail 1 winner overlooked the chicane and had to battle thru the receive away toll road, returning in ninth, out of the positive aspects.
Daruvala became searching untroubled out in front, but Beckmann and Viscaal had been quiet combating for P2, six seconds further support. The Campos locked up at Turn 1 and had to decide on the receive away toll road. Returning in third, he attempted to retake 2nd but looked as if it will beget re-joined the tune unsafely, which the Stewards duly eminent.
Viscaal brushed off the bother and darted off into the distance, as first Shwartzman, after which Lawson, both jumped Beckmann and dropped him to fifth sooner than the chequered flag. Vips held onto sixth in front of Piastri and Zhou.
KEY QUOTE – JEHAN DARUVALA (CARLIN)
“I mediate that a seize became lengthy previous due this season, so I’m very pleased. This weekend has been correct to this level, I’ve been consistently like a flash. I mediate we deserved the seize, confidently, I will be succesful to repeat it the next day.”
THE CHAMPIONSHIP VIEW
Piastri leads the Drivers’ title fight on 124 positive aspects, sooner than Zhou on 116 and Shwartzman on 105. Vips is fourth with 90 and Dan TIcktum is fifth with 89.
In the Teams’ title fight, PREMA are first with 229 positive aspects, in front of UNI-Virtuosi on 175 and Hitech on 162. Carlin are fourth with 160 and ART fifth with 120.