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Azerbaijan

Baku City Circuit

26 - 28 April 2019


It was close to the points! It was a crazy race.

“It was close to the points! It was a crazy race. ”


callum Ilott  

Sauber Junior Team power to the Formula 2 podium in Baku

The Sauber Junior Team claimed its first FIA Formula 2 Championship podium today as Juan Manuel Correa finished P2 in the Sprint Race at the Baku City Circuit.

The American rookie’s impressive performance in Azerbaijan earned the Sauber Junior Team by Charouz squad, a driver development collaboration between Sauber Motorsport and Charouz Racing System, its first podium in Formula 1’s official feeder series.

Having finished P7 and earned the team its first F2 points during Saturday’s Feature Race, Juan Manuel started the Sprint Race from the front row of the grid and remained in the mix at the head of the pack throughout a frantic timed race at the tricky street track.

The Alfa Romeo Racing F1 Development Driver held P2 throughout...

It was close to the points! It was a crazy race.

“It was close to the points! It was a crazy race. ”


callum Ilott  

Sprint race
9th

CallumIlott

19 laps
139.962 KPH
48:51.013 time
1:59.443 fastest lap

2nd

Juan ManuelCorrea

19 laps
140.286 KPH
48:44.245 time
1:58.306 fastest lap

Feature race
DNF

CallumIlott

18 laps
155.479 KPH
41:39.487 time
1:58.277 fastest lap

7th

Juan ManuelCorrea

26 laps
149.305 KPH
1:02:40.782 time
1:58.964 fastest lap

Qualifying
11th

CallumIlott

10 laps
185.955 KPH
1:56.215 time
1:56.215 fastest lap

17th

Juan ManuelCorrea

10 laps
184.808 KPH
1:56.936 time
1:56.936 fastest lap

Sauber Junior Team secure maiden F2 points in Azerbaijan

The Sauber Junior Team claimed its first FIA Formula 2 Championship points during an enthralling Feature Race in Azerbaijan today (27 April).

The driver development squad is a partnership between Sauber Motorsport, the organisation that runs Alfa Romeo Racing in F1, and race-winning F2 outfit Charouz Racing System.

Ferrari Driver Academy member Callum Ilott and Alfa Romeo Racing F1 development driver Juan Manuel Correa got their first taste of the challenging Baku street circuit during Friday’s practice and qualifying sessions. Briton Callum lined up P11 for the 29-lap Feature Race while his American team-mate started from P17.

In an attrition-filled race that became a timed affair on the Baku City Circuit, there were mixed fortunes for...

The positives are the start was decent and the pace was really strong

“The positives are the start was decent and the pace was really strong”


Callum Ilott  
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