JehanDaruvala: First Indian To Win F2 Sprint Race


JehanDaruvala created history as he became the first Indian to win an F2 race when he finished ahead of the likes of Mick Schumacher and Dan Ticktum in a sprint race in Sakhir, Bahrain.

Formula 1 Vs Formula 2

  • Models: In Formula 1 race, a variety of different models take to the track. But in F2, cars are completely identical.
  • Skill & Machine:In F1, while driver’s skill is instrumental in finishing the race on top, the build of the car also plays a role. In F2, talent shines over the cars specifications.
  • Engine: Both the Williams F1 car of Formula 2 racing and the variety of F1 cars are fitted with a V8 engine, but Formula 2 vehicles sport an rpm of 10,000 while F1 cars hit up to 18,000 rpm. F2 cars are backed by a 500 horsepower engine, which is about half that of a Formula 1 vehicle.
  • Speed:Max speeds are relatively similar, with F2 topping out about 30 kmh less than F1.