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Tenth for Jehan in Formula 3 World Cup at Macau

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Nov 22, 2017, 12:36 am IST
Updated : Nov 22, 2017, 12:36 am IST

The 19-year-old Indian finished a commendable tenth in his rookie race at the Macau Grand Prix.

Jehan’s weekend at the Macau Grand Prix began with the Indian teenager finding his way around the circuit during his first time on track.
 Jehan’s weekend at the Macau Grand Prix began with the Indian teenager finding his way around the circuit during his first time on track.

Jehan Daruvala of the Sahara Force India Academy, overcame numerous hurdles while gaining valuable experience on his debut at the FIA F3 World Cup. The 19-year-old Indian finished a commendable tenth in his rookie race at the Macau Grand Prix. The notoriously unforgiving street circuit witnessed high drama throughout the weekend with most sessions witnessing either a red flag or a safety car, due to multiple accidents.

Jehan’s weekend at the Macau Grand Prix began with the Indian teenager finding his way around the circuit during his first time on track. The Grand Prix in Macau deviates from the normal racing format, with the average of two qualifying sessions deciding the start position for a qualifying race, which in turn decides the grid for the Grand Prix race.

“I expected a mixed weekend — and it was exactly that. It was a steep learning curve with absolutely no margin for error. My qualifying race was compromised because I ran out of tyres. At the start of the GP race I was forced into the barriers, which was a shame because I had good pace. Considering all the set-backs, I am happy with the pace I managed at the end, in my first Macau GP. I have learnt a lot and would definitely love to come and race here again next year,” said Jehan after his top 10 finish in the FIA F3 World Cup.

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