Leading Indian driver, Jehan Daruvala has teamed up with reigning champions Prema Racing for a third year in the FIA Formula 2 Championships, a make or split season for his Formulation 1 aspiration.
The 23-12 months-aged from Mumbai will also continue being a aspect of the Red Bull Junior Workforce for the 3rd successive calendar year. Purple Bull have nurtured the likes of 4-time F1 winner Sebastian Vettel, reigning F1 champion Max Verstappen, race winners Daniel Ricciardo and Pierre Gasly, among the many others.
Daruvala concluded seventh in the standings past 12 months with two wins, improving from 12th spot in his maiden year in 2020. He will be aiming for the title this calendar year in his bid to safe a Components 1 seat for 2023.
In a the latest interview with PTI, Daruvala had claimed that he might have to check out an alternate racing profession if things don’t work out in what is predicted to be his closing season in Components 2.
“I am thrilled to be a part of fingers with Prema at the time once again,” claimed Daruvala, who was component of the Italian outfit in Method 3 in which he concluded 3rd in the 2019 time.
“Charles (Leclerc) and Mick (Schumacher) clinched F2 titles for Prema Racing and went on to race in F1 the quite next year. I hope to follow in their footsteps,” he included.
Daruvala will also have a broader job with Red Bull this calendar year. He will not only drive the team’s System 1 simulator at its base in Milton Keynes but will also endure regular evaluations at the team’s health and fitness services in Austria.
Prema System 2 staff principal Rene Rosin mentioned, “We have had a fantastic connection with Jehan when we raced jointly in FIA F3. We have deep respect for his capabilities and get the job done ethics.
“He fits our workforce really effectively and I am on the lookout ahead to see how a lot development he has made in the last couple of yrs. He carried out impressively in publish-year testing. Together with the Pink Bull Junior program, we will offer him with all the help he requires to go after his plans.
The collection this calendar year will aspect 14 rounds and 28 races starting up on March 18 in Bahrain with the season-finale set for November 20 in Abu Dhabi.
All races will be held as assistance situations to System 1, together with at legendary venues like Monaco, Silverstone, Spa and Monza.