Dennis Hauger er klar for ny kamp om poeng i FIA F2-mesterskapet. Til helgen utspiller kampen seg i gatene i Baku der sjette runde i årets mesterskap skal avgjøres med to løp som vanlig.
Fem runder og 10 løp er kjørt så langt. Det vil si at litt over en tredjedel av de 28 løpene er unnagjort. Dennis ligger på en 12.plass med sine 30 poeng foran helgens runde. Bakus gateløp blir en ny erfaring for Dennis, som har seier i sprintløpet i Monacos gater friskt i minne.
Både løpene og kvalifisering vises på Vsport og Viaplay.
Pressemelding fra Red Bull Jr Team:
Another dramatic F2 street race for Red Bull Juniors in Baku
2 Jehan Daruvala (IND – Prema Dallara Mecachrome)
FIA F2 Championship position: 3rd – 53 points – after 10 of 28 races
#8 Jüri Vips (EST – Hitech Dallara Mecachrome)
FIA F2 Championship position: 5th – 49 points – after 10 of 28 races
#5 Liam Lawson (NZL – Carlin Dallara Mecachrome)
FIA F2 Championship position: 8th – 38 points – after 10 of 28 races
#1 Dennis Hauger (NOR – Prema Dallara Mecachrome)
FIA F2 Championship position: 12th – 30 points – after 10 of 28 races
#17 Ayumu Iwasa (JAP – DAMS Dallara Mecachrome)
FIA F2 Championship position: 13th – 28 point – after 10 of 28 races
Just over a third of the way into the F2 season there are 5 Red Bull Juniors chasing glory in Baku, Azerbaijan. Indian 23-year-old Jehan Daruvala heads the charge, standing 3rd in the points table. Jüri Vips, the 21-year-old Estonian moved up to 5th with a strong Monaco, his pace has always been better than his points.
Having top pace is equally true of 20-year-old New Zealander Liam Lawson but he had a deeply frustrating Monaco and slipped to 8th. F2 Newcomers Dennis Hauger and Ayumu Iwasa are very much getting to grips with the challenge and while the 19-year-old Norwegian scored his first win in the principality the 20-year-old Japanese shared commiserations with Lawson.
Hauger wants more than one win
“It’s a completely new track for me again, it is a street circuit but obviously not as tight as Monaco. That can create quite a lot of fighting so it should be interesting to see, also there are the slipstream effects in Qualifying in terms of strategy.”
“Braking is a big factor here as it has many 90 degree corners. Which hasn’t been my strongest side to be honest so far in F2 but I want to make a change on that side of things this week.”
“I’m just going to keep the rhythm that I had in Monaco, go into the weekend with relaxed shoulders and do what I can.”
“I ‘ve got that Sprint Race win now so obviously the thing is chasing some Feature Race trophies going forward.”
Baku weekend schedule – all times AZT (CEST +2)
Friday 10th June
12:35 – Practice (45 minutes)
16:30 – Qualifying (30 minutes)
Saturday 11th June
13:30 – Sprint Race (21 Laps or 45 Mins +1 lap)
Sunday 12th June
11:05 – Feature Race (29 Laps or 60 Mins +1 lap)