The epilogue of the 2020 F2 season might happen this weekend in Bahrain, two months after the final spherical, which befell on the finish of September in Sochi. Two races will happen on the Sakhir observe which might resolve the destiny of the Championship and crown Mick Schumacher.
The German driver, introduced at Haas in F1 subsequent season, could have a primary probability to win the title in the dash race on Sunday. But, mathematically, there are nonetheless 9 drivers who can dream of this crown in F2, from Schumacher, who has 191 factors, to the Italian Luca Ghiotto (Hitech Grand Prix), who has 104. Over the final 4 races at to play, 96 factors in whole are to be taken, which nonetheless leaves a variety of potentialities.
But the Prema driver, who’s enjoying his second season in F2, has his destiny in his arms. If ever he finishes the weekend with 49 factors greater than the second in the Championship, that’s to say already to attain 27 factors greater than his closest rival, the Briton Callum Ilott (UNI-Virtuosi Racing – 169 factors ), it is going to be sacred. Small drawback for the German, he has by no means achieved such a efficiency this season.
“I’ve been waiting for this moment for two months “
Either method, Schumacher arrives in Bahrain motivated and calm. “I’ve been waiting for this moment for two months, he said Thursday. I’m happy and excited, I can’t wait to be on track. I worked a lot physically during this break, in order to arrive in good shape and ready to fight. It was sometimes torture not being able to drive, I was looking forward to getting back behind the wheel. “
After a really common begin to the season, the German awakened from the seventieth anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone. In the final 12 races, he has recorded two wins and eight podiums, which has allowed him to catch up and overtake his rivals. Among them, now, the most effective positioned is Ilott, however we should not utterly neglect the Japanese Yuki Tsunoda (Carlin – 145 factors), introduced at AlphaTauri subsequent season, the Danish Christian Lundgaard (ART Grand Prix – 145 factors) or the duo Robert Shwartzman (Prema) – Nikita Mazepin (Hitech Grand Prix), which has 140 factors.