Promising Indian driver Jehan Daruvala created history when he became the primary Indian to win a Formula 2 race during the Sakhir Grand Prix here on Sunday.A thrilling battle against F2 champion Mick Schumacher and Daniel Ticktum saw the 22-year-old Indian emerge on top within the support race of the season-ending Formula 1 Grand Prix .
Jehan, driving for Rayo Racing, had an honest launch from second on the grid and was up alongside pole sitter Daniel Ticktum.Ticktum squeezed Jehan on the within which allowed Schumacher to travel round the outside of both of them.
Eventually, Ticktum emerged within the lead, followed by Schumacher and Jehan in third. a couple of corners later, Jehan made an honest move to pass Schumacher and obtain into second position.A few laps later, Schumacher passed Jehan, to relegate him to 3rd .Jehan, however, didn't hand over . an exciting battled ensued and eventually the Indian got past Schumacher once more , to reclaim his second spot.
Jehan then reeled off a series of quick laps to catch the race leader. However, he was unable to overtake. The battle for the lead intensified as Ticktum seemed wanting to win the last race of the season.Jehan, however, kept his cool and maintained the pressure. His excellent race craft forced the race leader to start out making mistakes, but Jehan found it tough to urge past Ticktum.Eventually with but 10 laps to travel , Jehan made another fantastic move to urge past Ticktum and grab the lead.