The Russian managed his tyres to perfection in Bahrain, climbing from the pit lane to finish third in the Feature before claiming victory in the Sprint.
2018 Formula 2 Season – Bahrain International Circuit
The Briton won the opening Feature race of the 2018 Formula 2 season in commanding style, and then overcame a brief technical glitch to finish fourth in the Sprint race.
Lando Norris heads the Formula 2 standings after the opening round of the 2018 season.
Artem Markelov showed just why he is a Development Driver with the Renault Sport Formula One Team by superbly winning Sunday’s Sprint race in Bahrain.
Lando Norris and Sergio Sette Camara gave Carlin a perfect debut in Formula 2 by finishing first and second, although they had very different afternoons in Bahrain.
Lando Norris showed once more just why so many are predicting him to be in Formula 1 sooner rather than later by taking pole position for the first Feature race of 2018 in Bahrain.
Arjun Maini was the pacesetter in the first free practice session of 2018 ahead of Lando Norris and Sergio Sette Câmara.
Nicholas Latifi has been confirmed to race for DAMS in 2018 and is looking to make a championship challenge, while Alexander Albon will partner him, for now only in Bahrain this weekend.
The Anglo-Korean ace is seeking redemption in 2018 after losing out on the 2017 GP3 Series title to George Russell.
The British racer will make his full-time bow in Formula 2 this weekend after a one-off appearance in the season finale in 2017.
The Checkered Flag previews the opening round of the second season of FIA Formula 2 at the Bahrain International Circuit.
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The Swiss racer will begin his second Formula 2 campaign this weekend in Bahrain hopeful of starting the year in a better manner than his rookie year.