Formula 2: Franco Colapinto’s incredible maneuver to achieve victory in the Imola sprint

Formula 2: Franco Colapinto’s incredible maneuver to achieve victory in the Imola sprint

Driver Franco Colapinto took advantage of a mistake by his rival Paul Aron and overtook him on the last lap. He set the lap record and scored 11 points.


In Imolaalready aboard his car MP Motorsport, Franco Colapinto achieved his first victory in the Formula 2. The pilot born in Pillar managed to overcome in the last lap Paul Aron and he won the sprint race on the Italian track.

With the triumph, Colapinto He achieved his first victory in F2 and became the sixth winner in the first seven races of the 2024 season. In addition, he added 11 points as he also set the lap record.

F2: how was Franco Colapinto’s incredible maneuver

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Franco Colapinto’s maneuver to overcome his rival and achieve victory.

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At the beginning of the race, the Argentine driver avoided a multiple accident. Upon reaching Tamburello, Roman Stanek touched Dennis Haucher and caused Joshua Durksen hit the brakes and Enzo Fittipaldi and Isack Hadjar They will be left unable to move forward.

For his part, Colapinto dropped a single position and took advantage of the five-lap Safety Car. The Belgian Amaury Cordeel He made a mistake and was left out, so the driver from Pilar was second for much of the race.

This way, Franco Colapinto focused on Paul Aron, whom he overtook after taking advantage of a mistake on the last lap and performing an incredible maneuver. The driver passed the rival, drove to the pits, got out of the car and together with his father and his entire team celebrated the victory.

How Franco Colapinto was in the standings

With the 11 points of the Sprint, the Argentine pilot managed to occupy the place 9 in the standings. In total it accumulates 26 points and stood alongside Jose Marti. At the top with 68 points it continues Zake Maloney.

Source: Ambito

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