DAMS pick up trio of points finishes at Red Bull Ring

DAMS pick up trio of points finishes at Red Bull Ring

02.07.2018: For the second consecutive weekend, DAMS drivers Alexander Albon and Nicholas Latifi scored three points finishes in a challenging sixth round of the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship at the Red Bull Ring, Austria.

For the second consecutive weekend, DAMS drivers Alexander Albon and Nicholas Latifi scored three points finishes in a challenging sixth round of the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship at the Red Bull Ring, Austria.
 



After qualifying eighth, Albon conserved his tyres well to pick his way through the field and claim another top-five finish in Saturday’s Feature Race. The Thai-British driver showed great ability in the Sprint Race, as he held off Lando Norris to collect another fifth-place finish.
 


Limited running saw Latifi line-up 19th for the Feature Race, but good composure meant he was able to make up numerous places, just missing out on the points in 11th.  The pace improved for the shorter Sprint Race, as the Canadian slipped through to take home the final point in eighth.
      
           
   
Weekend's quotes.
      


Alexander Albon


"It was a tough weekend for us. We started well in free practice, but moved in the wrong direction with the set-up. Maybe we were too greedy, as we wanted the pole position! It was the first time outside the top-three for us in qualifying.


We struggled with certain aspects, which carried over into race one, where we had to manage the tyres a lot. It was good to make up some positions, but we will put work in before Silverstone, which our car is more suited to."



Nicholas Latifi

"Overall, it was a mixed weekend for us. Unfortunately, the turbo issue in practice meant I wasn’t able to do as much running as I’d have liked, so we went into qualifying blind, not being fully prepared with the car and track.



 Race one was difficult to manage with tyres and I was unable to challenge for the reverse-grid pole. In the Sprint we struggled with the race pace, but I’m glad to take a point home."



 

François Sicard, Managing Director Sporting Results.



“It wasn’t a satisfying weekend despite the three points finishes. We struggled to find a good balance and were unable to reach the level of performance we’ve had in previous races. We improved throughout the weekend, but it was a little bit too late.



It shows we are heading in the right direction though as we prepare for Silverstone in a few days. We should have a good car there and hopefully we can confirm this with a strong result for Alex and Nicholas.”





2018 Drivers' standing


1    G. RUSSELL    132 pts
2    L. NORRIS    122 pts
3    A. MARKELOV    94 pts
4    A. ALBON    89 pts
12    N. LATIFI    34 pts
 



2018 Teams' standing



1    CARLIN    208 pts
2    ART Grand Prix    181 pts
3    Charouz Racing     126 pts
4    DAMS     123 pts
5    RUSSIAN TIME    112 pts
       


Next Race


6 - 8 July 2018  SILVERSTONE - GBR
 



 
- DAMS   © Dutch Photo Agency

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/dams-f2-trio-points-red-bull-ring---178162.html

02.07.2018 / MaP

More News

TRIDENT FIA F2 Spielberg races review
02.07.2018
FIA F2 Championship, Sprint Race, Race SundayRed Bull Ring, Spielberg - AustriaThe Team Trident cars concluded the Austrian trip with a solid performance. Santino Ferrucci made his way to the points zone in seventh place, while Arjun Maini fought more >>
Pirelli F2 and GP3 Austrian races review
01.07.2018
The short but frantic Red Bull Ring provided some fantastic racing and plenty of action in the middle of the triple-header, a lot of which centred around tyre strategy and management. Here’s what happened at an exciting weekend in Austria from Pirelli’s perspective. more >>
Spielberg, Austria FIA F2 Sprint Race classification
01.07.2018
2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship Round 6 – Spielberg, Austria – Sunday, July 1st 2018 photo caption:  Artem Markelov (RUSSIAN TIME), George Russell (ART Grand Prix), Sergio Sette Camara (Carlin) more >>
Artem Markelov dominates in Spielberg F2 Sprint Race
01.07.2018
Russian driver leads from start to finish to secure third win of 2018 Artem Markelov produced a display of dominance in the FIA Formula 2 Championship Sprint Race at Spielberg, Austria, leading every lap en route to a third victory of the year; the more >>
Spielberg F2 Feature race classification
30.06.2018
2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship Round 6 – Spielberg, Austria – Saturday, June 30th  2018 1    George Russell    ART Grand Prix         & more >>
Russell prevails in dramatic Spielberg F2 Feature Race
30.06.2018
 ART driver weathers action-packed race to take fourth victory of 2018 George Russell held his nerve in a scintillating FIA Formula 2 Championship Feature Race at Spielberg, Austria, as the ART Grand Prix driver weathe more >>
F2 starts to be given under Safety car in Austria
29.06.2018
Following issues experienced on the starting grid at Le Castellet where some cars stalled at the start, modifications were implemented to the starting procedure for this weekend at Spielberg. A practice start session was added at the end of today’s more >>
Red Bull Ring F2 Qualifying classification
29.06.2018
2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship Round 6 – Spielberg, Austria – Friday, June 29th  20181    George Russell    ART Grand Prix    1:13.541    14 more >>
Russell clinches F2 pole in Spielberg qualifying
29.06.2018
ART Grand Prix driver claims second consecutive pole position in F2 George Russell waltzed to the fastest time in the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship Qualifying session at Spielberg, Austria, setting a 1:13.541 lap on his final run to grab a second consecu more >>
Russell headlines F2 Free Practice at Spielberg
29.06.2018
British driver sets quickest time in first fifteen minutes ART Grand Prix’s George Russell opened the FIA Formula 2 Championship round at Spielberg, Austria with the quickest time in Free Practice, setting a 1:14.159 in the first 15 minutes of the se more >>
Red Bull Ring FIA Formula 2 Free practice classification
29.06.2018
FIA FORMULA 2  Red Bull Ring, AustriaFriday, June 29th 20181     8     G. Russell     ART Grand Prix     27     1:14.159         more >>
Trident Team FIA F2 Red Bull Ring race preview
28.06.2018
FIA F2 Championship, Red Bull RingIn Styria to confirm the growth. Team Trident drivers Arjun Maini and Santino Ferrucci will line-up on the renowned Spielberg with the goal of confirming their positive trend and bringing home valuable points. more >>
All the vital facts and figures ahead of F2's visit to the Red Bull Ring
28.06.2018
FIA FORMULA 2 Championship2018 Round 6 preview: Spielberg, Austria Season Stats13 Lando Norris’ championship lead over second-placed George Russell.6 Antonio Fuoco’s streak of points- more >>
Difficult weekend for Maximilian Günther at the Formula 2 race premiere at Le Castellet
27.06.2018
The weekend at Le Castellet in France started promisingly for Maximilian Günther. In practice, the BWT Arden Formula 2 driver set the third fastest time on the Circuit Paul Ricard and was only 0.138 seconds behind the leader. Unfortunately, this good result could not be achieved again with the soft tyres used in qualifying, so eleventh place was the more >>
Frustrating French weekend for Aitken and Markelov
26.06.2018
Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Third & Reserve Driver Jack Aitken and Test & Development Driver Artem Markelov endured a disappointing weekend, as they left round six of the FIA Formula 2 Championship at Le Castellet empty-handed.Jack was more >>
TRIDENT - Le Castellet FIA F2 races review
26.06.2018
FIA F2 Championship, Le Castellet, Sprint Race Report Santino Ferrucci barely missed the points zone at the end of a convincing performance today at Circuit Paul Ricard, while Arjun Maini ended a tough race outside the top-10.  more >>
Nyck De Vries charges to victory in Le Castellet F2 Sprint
24.06.2018
Dutchman eases to first win of 2018 with large margin Nyck de Vries was rampant in the FIA Formula 2 Championship Sprint Race at Le Castellet, France, storming to his first championship win of 2018. Making a number more >>
Le Castellet FIA F2 race 2 classification
24.06.2018
FIA F2 ChampionshipLe Castellet, FranceSunday, June 24th 20181     4     N. de Vries     PERTAMINA PREMA Theodore Racing     21     38:28.32 more >>
Russell stuns in challenging Le Castellet Formula2 Feature Race
24.06.2018
ART Grand Prix driver grabs third F2 win in dry/wet race George Russell produced a stunning drive in the FIA Formula 2 Championship Feature Race at Le Castellet, France, overcoming tricky conditions and a late assault from Sergio Sette Camara to clinch hi more >>
Le Castellet Formula 2 feature race classification
24.06.2018
2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship Round 5 – Le Castellet, France – Feature Race 1    George Russell    ART Grand Prix2    Sergio Sette Camara    C more >>
Le Castellet F2 qualifying classification
22.06.2018
2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship Round 5Le Castellet, France – Provisional Qualifying ResultsFriday, June 22nd 2018 1    George Russell    ART Grand Prix    1:44.469   more >>
Russell takes maiden F2 pole at Le Castellet
22.06.2018
ART Grand Prix driver grabs fastest time in France George Russell clinched his first FIA Formula 2 Championship pole position in Qualifying at Le Castellet, France, clocking in a 1:44.469 on his second set of tyres to take ART Grand Prix’s fir more >>
Le Castellet Formula 2 Free Practice classification
22.06.2018
2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship Round 5 – Le Castellet, France Friday, June 22nd  20181    Lando Norris    Carlin    1:45.562    202    more >>
Lando Norris grabs fastest lap in Le Castellet F2 Free Practice
22.06.2018
Carlin ace beats Russell to head all-British one-two in France Lando Norris topped the timesheets in a sunny Free Practice during the FIA Formula 2 Championship round at Le Castellet, France, the Carlin driver setting a 1:45.562 lap in the firs more >>
Maximilian Günther excited about the Formula 2 race debut in Le Castellet
22.06.2018
After almost one month break since the season highlight in Monaco, Formula 2 is finally back on track. This weekend, the fifth event of 2018 is on the agenda, and at the same time it is a premiere in the Formula 1 feeder series: For the first time in more >>
Le Castellet FIA Formula 2 race preview
20.06.2018
 FIA FORMULA 22018 Round 5 preview: Le Castellet, France Find out everything you need about F2's first ever round at Paul Ricard      Season Stats1 more >>
F2 races at Paul Ricard with Pirelli medium and supersoft, GP3 on medium
20.06.2018
The FIA Formula 2 Championship and GP3 Series will race at Paul Ricard for the first time, supporting the return of the French Grand Prix. However, it’s been a well-known test venue for both series, so the drivers have some idea of what to expect in the south of France. more >>
Aitken and Markelov return to Formula 2 action
18.06.2018
Following a month break, Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Third & Reserve Driver Jack Aitken and Test & Development Driver Artem Markelov return to racing as the FIA Formula 2 Championship heads to Circuit Paul Ricard for round five of the series.Jack g more >>
Artem Markelov storms to Formula 2 Monaco victory
04.06.2018
Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Test & Development Driver Artem Markelov claimed his second FIA Formula 2 race win of the season after a Feature race masterclass in Monaco.Artem kept a cool head and executed his strategy to perfect more >>
Max Günther Monaco F2 races review
28.05.2018
Max finished his first ever Monaco race weekend in style. On a track notoriously known for procession races, Max scored a strong 6th place by managing three overtaking manoeuvres in the first two laps of the race, scored valuable championship points and held the fastest lap for most of the race. more >>
Boschung denied maiden F2 podium amidst tough Monaco weekend
28.05.2018
Ralph Boschung was robbed of a potential maiden FIA Formula 2 Championship podium after being punted out of contention in the Monaco Feature Race, before reliability troubles halted an impressive come back in the Sprint event.After reacclimatising himself to the stree more >>
A battle of tyre strategies in Formula2 in Monaco
27.05.2018
Strategy is always key in Monaco and that was certainly true in the Formula 2 feature race, which was won by Artem Markelov for Russian Time after executing his chosen strategy to perfection. The sprint race was won by Antonio Fuoco (Charouz Racing System). more >>
Pole position and two points finishes for DAMS in Monaco
27.05.2018
 DAMS driver Nicholas Latifi earned a double-points finish in round four of the FIA Formula 2 season at Monte Carlo, as Alexander Albon suffered from misfortune after taking his third pole position in a row. After starting Friday’s Feature Race more >>
Monaco F2 Sprint race classification
26.05.2018
FIA FORMULA 2   MONACO2018 Round 4 Sprint Race classificationSaturday, May 26th 2018photo caption:   Bob Vavrik (Charouz Racing System), Lando Norris (Carlin), Antonio Fuoco (Charouz Racing System), Louis Del&eacu more >>
Fuoco clinches victory in dramatic Monaco F2 Sprint Race
26.05.2018
Italian driver claims first ever F2 victory amid action-packed race Antonio Fuoco held his nerve in a dramatic FIA Formula 2 Championship Sprint Race at Monte Carlo, Monaco, absorbing a swathe of challenges for the lead from Lando Norris and overcoming more >>
Monaco FIA Formula2 feature race classification
25.05.2018
2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship Round 4 Feature Race – Monte Carlo, MonacoFriday, May 25th 2018Artem Markelov (RUSSIAN TIME), Sean Gelael (PERTAMINA PREMA Theodore Racing), Roberto Merhi (MP Motorsport) more >>
Markelov stuns in Monte Carlo F2 Feature Race
25.05.2018
Russian driver produces imperious drive to grab second victory of the season Artem Markelov produced a masterclass performance in the FIA Formula 2 Championship Feature Race at the Circuit de Monaco, as the RUSSIAN TIME driver weat more >>
Monaco FIA Formula 2 qualifying classification
24.05.2018
2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship Round 4 Qualifying – Monte Carlo, MonacoThursday, May 24th 2018 Group A1    Alexander Albon    DAMS    1:21.727  &n more >>
Albon grabs third successive F2 pole in Monaco qualifying
24.05.2018
Thai driver beats de Vries to top spot by one hundredth of a second Alexander Albon took his third consecutive pole position in an action-packed FIA Formula 2 Championship qualifying session at Monte Carlo, Monaco, the DAMS driver clocking in a more >>

Kategorien

2001-2021 automobilsport.com full copyright