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2018 Sochi FIA Formula 2 round

The 2018 Sochi FIA Formula 2 round were a pair of motor races held on 29 and 30 September 2018 at the Sochi Autodrom in Sochi, Russia as part of the FIA Formula 2 Championship. It was the eleventh round of the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship and was run in support of the 2018 Russian Grand Prix.

Russia  2018 Sochi Formula 2 round
Round details
Round 11 of 12 in the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship.
Circuit Sochi.svg
Layout of the Sochi Autodrom
LocationSochi Autodrom, Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia
CoursePermanent racing facility
5.848 km (3.633 mi)
Feature race
Date 29 September 2018
Laps 28
Pole position
Driver Netherlands Nyck de Vries Prema Racing
Time 1:46.476
Podium
First Thailand Alexander Albon DAMS
Second Canada Nicholas Latifi DAMS
Third Netherlands Nyck de Vries Prema Racing
Fastest lap
Driver Netherlands Nyck de Vries Prema Racing
Time 1:51.929 (on lap 8)
Sprint race
Date 30 September 2018
Laps 21
Podium
First United Kingdom George Russell ART Grand Prix
Second Brazil Sérgio Sette Câmara Carlin
Third Thailand Alexander Albon DAMS
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom George Russell ART Grand Prix
Time 1:50.501 (on lap 5)

ClassificationsEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Gap Grid
1 4   Nyck de Vries Pertamina Prema Theodore Racing 1:46.476 1
2 19   Lando Norris Carlin 1:46.696 +0.220 2
3 8   George Russell ART Grand Prix 1:46.839 +0.363 3
4 6   Nicholas Latifi DAMS 1:46.890 +0.414 4
5 5   Alexander Albon DAMS 1:47.039 +0.563 5
6 14   Luca Ghiotto Campos Vexatec Racing 1:47.151 +0.675 6
7 2   Tadasuke Makino Russian Time 1:47.372 +0.896 7
8 18   Sérgio Sette Câmara Carlin 1:47.384 +0.908 8
9 7   Jack Aitken ART Grand Prix 1:47.634 +1.158 9
10 11   Maximilian Günther BWT Arden 1:47.743 +1.267 10
11 21   Antonio Fuoco Charouz Racing System 1:47.774 +1.298 11
12 15   Roberto Merhi Campos Vexatec Racing 1:47.854 +1.378 12
13 17   Alessio Lorandi Trident 1:48.006 +1.530 13
14 20   Louis Delétraz Charouz Racing System 1:48.105 +1.629 14
15 3   Sean Gelael Pertamina Prema Theodore Racing 1:48.154 +1.678 15
16 10   Niko Kari MP Motorsport 1:48.206 +1.730 16
17 12   Nirei Fukuzumi BWT Arden 1:48.327 +1.851 17
18 9   Dorian Boccolacci MP Motorsport 1:48.491 +2.015 18
19 1   Artem Markelov Russian Time 1:48.568 +2.092 19
107% time: 1:53.929
16   Arjun Maini Trident 2:14.971 +28.495 20
Source:[1]

Feature RaceEdit

Pos. No. Driver Entrant Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5   Alexander Albon DAMS 28 54:12.383 5 25
2 6   Nicholas Latifi DAMS 28 +11.307 4 18
3 4   Nyck de Vries Pertamina Prema Theodore Racing 28 +14.259 1 15 (6)
4 8   George Russell ART Grand Prix 28 +17.468 3 12
5 18   Sérgio Sette Câmara Carlin 28 +22.953 8 10
6 21   Antonio Fuoco Charouz Racing System 28 +34.899 11 8
7 17   Alessio Lorandi Trident 28 +39.133 13 6
8 12   Nirei Fukuzumi BWT Arden 28 +43.463 17 4
9 15   Roberto Merhi Campos Vexatec Racing 28 +46.3341 12 2
10 2   Tadasuke Makino Russian Time 28 +46.461 7 1
11 1   Artem Markelov Russian Time 28 +53.455 19
12 20   Louis Delétraz Charouz Racing System 28 +56.6062 14
13 9   Dorian Boccolacci MP Motorsport 28 +1:00.950 18
14 7   Jack Aitken ART Grand Prix 28 +1:06.522 9
15 16   Arjun Maini Trident 27 +1 lap 20
16 11   Maximilian Günther BWT Arden 26 Spun off 10
Ret 10   Niko Kari MP Motorsport 23 Retirement 16
Ret 19   Lando Norris Carlin 6 Wheel 2
Ret 14   Luca Ghiotto Campos Vexatec Racing 1 Accident 6
DNS 3   Sean Gelael Pertamina Prema Theodore Racing 0 Retirement 15
Fastest lap: Nyck de Vries (Pertamina Prema Theodore Racing) 1:51.929 (on lap 8)
Source:[1]
Notes
  • ^1Roberto Merhi originally finished 8th but received a five-second time penalty for leaving the track and gaining an advantage.
  • ^2Louis Delétraz originally finished 9th but received a ten-second time penalty for crossing the pit entry line and a five-second time penalty for leaving the track and gaining an advantage.

Sprint RaceEdit

Pos. No. Driver Entrant Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 8   George Russell ART Grand Prix 21 44:46.259 5 15 (2)
2 18   Sérgio Sette Câmara Carlin 21 +7.438 4 12
3 5   Alexander Albon DAMS 21 +8.216 8 10
4 4   Nyck de Vries Pertamina Prema Theodore Racing 21 +19.132 6 8
5 1   Artem Markelov Russian Time 21 +22.258 11 6
6 15   Roberto Merhi Campos Vexatec Racing 21 +27.778 9 4
7 12   Nirei Fukuzumi BWT Arden 21 +30.852 1 2
8 9   Dorian Boccolacci MP Motorsport 21 +35.190 13 1
9 21   Antonio Fuoco Charouz Racing System 21 +39.981 3
10 11   Maximilian Günther BWT Arden 21 +47.076 16
11 2   Tadasuke Makino Russian Time 21 +50.708 10
12 3   Sean Gelael Pertamina Prema Theodore Racing 21 +53.110 20
13 20   Louis Delétraz Charouz Racing System 21 +53.404 12
14 14   Luca Ghiotto Campos Vexatec Racing 21 +53.553 19
15 16   Arjun Maini Trident 21 +1:42.002 15
Ret 19   Lando Norris Carlin 16 Retirement 18
Ret 7   Jack Aitken ART Grand Prix 11 Spun off 14
Ret 10   Niko Kari MP Motorsport 10 Accident 17
Ret 17   Alessio Lorandi Trident 0 Accident 2
Ret 6   Nicholas Latifi DAMS 0 Accident 7
Fastest lap: George Russell (ART Grand Prix) 1:50.501 (on lap 5)
Source:[1]

Championship standings after the roundEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "2018 FIA Formula 2 Sochi results". FIA Formula 2 Championship. FIA Formula 2. 30 September 2018. Retrieved 15 May 2019.

External linksEdit