2022 French F2 Dash Race report and highlights: Lawson wins Paul Ricard Dash Race in type

Liam Lawson took his second win of the Formulation 2 season in good type round Circuit Paul Ricard. The Carlin driver pulled daring strikes on Marcus Armstrong and Jehan Daruvala for victory.

After falling to fourth on the opening nook, Lawson fought again in swift and decisive trend, retaking third from Felipe Drugovich instantly on the opening lap earlier than combating again previous Armstrong for second. A really late dive down the skin of the Hitech Grand Prix driver on Lap 4 moved Lawson alongside at Flip 8 earlier than he claimed the within of Flip 9 to seal the transfer.

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He quickly closed down the 2 second hole to race chief Daruvala and following a Security Automotive interval, pulled off an analogous go on the PREMA Racing driver to assert first place. From that time on, he was untroubled for the win.

Daruvala held onto second after a tricky battle with Armstrong. The latter tried a go on Lap 19 into the chicane however compelled the Indian driver off circuit and compromised himself within the course of. He dropped to ninth by the chequered flag which grew to become 14th following a post-race penalty for the incident.

Likewise, third place on the street Theo Pourchaire obtained a post-race time penalty for forcing Armstrong off the circuit in a while the identical lap. It dropped the house favorite off the rostrum and right down to seventh after the penalty was utilized.

The post-race affairs promoted Drugovich onto the rostrum, extending his benefit within the Drivers’ Championship over each Pourchaire and Logan Sargeant. The American ended up P8 when all was stated and performed.

Drugovich’s benefit within the standings now stands at 42 factors over Sargeant. Pourchaire’s demotion leaves him an additional two factors adrift of the Carlin driver and third within the desk.

Carlin cleared the path within the standings, seven factors away from MP Motorsport, whereas ART Grand Prix are an additional six factors away.

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