F2: Doohan romps to dominant Feature Race win in Hungary
Jack Doohan secured his first win of the Formula 2 season in style around the Hungaroring, leading lights to flag from pole position and taking fastest lap along the way.
The Invicta Virtuosi Racing driver got the launch he needed from pole, covered off his closest rivals into the first corner and disappeared into the distance. From there, he managed the gap throughout the race and never gave up the lead through the pit stop phase. His victory moves him up to fifth in the drivers’ championship.
Finishing nine seconds further back in second, Frederik Vesti extended his championship lead with his seventh podium of the 2023 campaign. Victor Martins secured third position for ART Grand Prix to move himself up to fourth in the F2 standings.
Ayumu Iwasa made the alternative strategy work, starting on the mediums and making a mid-race switch to softs. The DAMS driver finished fourth after overtaking Hitech Pulse-Eight’s Isack Hadjar in the final stages.
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Theo Pourchaire lost ground to Vesti after ending up sixth. The Sauber Academy driver was fighting for the podium places but caught traffic after his pit stop and lost fifth to compatriot Hadjar.
Dennis Hauger secured P7 after his Sprint Race win on Saturday, while Enzo Fittipaldi secured points for Rodin Carlin in eighth.
Van Amersfoort Racing team mates Juan Manuel Correa and Richard Verschoor rounded out the points in ninth and 10th respectively. Correa made his chances count on the opening lap, gaining five places on Lap 1 on the way to points.
For an in-depth recap of the FIA Formula 2 Feature Race, visit the official F2 website.