Alexander Albon wins Formula 2 first round in Baku
Alexander Albon, representing the DAMS team, became the winner of the first round of the FIA Formula 2 in Baku (1:03:41.627).
Second place went to the Briton Jack Aitken from the ART Grand Prix (+1.992), and the third place – to Italian Antonio Fuoco from Charouz Racing System team (+2.958), the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reported.
Thirteen pilots from 20 teams reached the finish line. The pilots of the Vexatec Campos Racing team Luca Ghiotto and Roy Nissany, the pilot of the BWT Arden team Maximilian Gunther, the racer of the RUSSIAN TIME team Artem Markelov, the pilot of the PERTAMINA PREMA Theodore Racing team Nyck de Vries, Louis Deletraz from Charouz Racing System team, and Trident Racing's Arjun Maini could not finish the tournament.
The 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix is being held in Baku on April 27-29. Drivers will compete on the six kilometer Baku City Circuit. The length of the widest part of the track is 13 meters, and the narrowest width is 7.6 meters between the turns 7 and 8, which are along the Icheri Sheher. The Start and Finish lanes will be located at the Azadlig Square. Moreover, the Formula 1 Paddock, team garages and pit lanes are also located there. Two Formula 1 practice sessions and a Formula 2 qualifying session were held on the first day of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on April 27. The 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship Round 2 is also held on April 27-29.