Franco Colapinto, after his Formula 2 debut: “The whole race is… “

The Argentine had a good start and finished with a big sixth place in his first race in the category.

Argentine Franco Colapinto today achieved sixth place in the Bahrain Grand Prix and achieved his first points in Formula 2, the school category of the highest division of world motorsport, Formula 1. The native of Pilar recounted his feelings after of his first F2 race.

“The whole race was dangerous, I had to make many overtakes at the limit. It was a good race, with a good result for me, after a rather disappointing sorting. “Having so much recovery today, having a good rhythm, leaves me a little bit excited for what’s to come.”declared the Argentine in conversation with Star+.

Colapinto debuts Formula 2

Next weekend the Argentine driver will be in action at the Corniche Circuit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The competition then continues on March 23 and 24 at the Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne and on May 18 and 19 at the Autódromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola. “It’s a good start after yesterday, but we have to keep working. It’s a long championship. we have to keep this going”he declared.

“I lost a point to my colleague”, he acknowledged by showing his displeasure to his teammate, the Norwegian Hauger, who arrived with tires more worn than his. At the end, he concluded: “You have to work a little bit for qualifying. I ran out of tires in too much of a fight. It’s a new car, you have to see where the balance of the car goes to be more comfortable. But Jeddah is a fast circuit, it will be a great experience”.

Argentine driver Franco Colapinto was penalized in his first Formula 2 sprint

Franco Colapinto received a harsh penalty in his first Formula 2 race and finished 18th in the Bahrain Grand Prix sprint at Sakhir. After a poor classification on Thursday, he then placed 15th, the 20-year-old native of Pilar started a few millimeters before the limits allowed by the outlet box, as reported by the event’s commissioners. Because of that, He was forced to stop his car for 10 seconds at the pit site. Despite a good start in which he advanced two positions, his debut was marred by this penalty.

Source: Tycsports

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