Round 1 of the 2016 MRF Challenge to begin in Bahrain this weekend
All-new car features 2.0-litre Mountune Duratec engine with max power of 230 bhp
The 2016 season of the MRF Challenge will begin this weekend at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir. It will be the first of four rounds, with the FIA sanctioned series then heading to Dubai, New Delhi and Chennai.
The grid of drivers for the 2016 season appears to be promising. Harrison Newey, son of F1 designer Adrian Newey will make a return to the series, as will Mick Schumacher, son of 7-time F1 world champion, Michael Schumacher. Other drivers of note will be German F4 Champion Joey Mawson, 2015 Italian F4 Champion and F3...
Daruvala, who had sealed his second Formula 2 win with a dominating drive in the second sprint race on Saturday, was sluggish from second and clocked 56:41.936.
Bottas’ final flying lap saw him beat Hamilton by .096 seconds in a qualifying session that set the grid for Formula One's second-ever sprint, which will determine the starting lineup for Sunday’s main race.
This was Bagnaia's debut success in the premier category after 10 wins combined in Moto2 and Moto3.