Silverstone F2: Ilott dominates feature race to take points lead – F2

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Ferrari junior Callum Ilott vaulted into the lead of the 2020 Formula 2 drivers’ championship with a supreme feature race win at Silverstone.

UNI-Virtuosi’s Ilott dominated proceedings in the second feature race at Silverstone to earn his second victory of the season and the championship lead.

He comfortably led away from pole position – managing to avoid stalling his car, which cost him a front-row start last Saturday – and switched to the hard tyres from the soft tyres on lap seven of the 29-lap race.

Ilott held a small advantage over Renault junior Christian Lundgaard before he made his pitstop but, once he emerged from the pits, Ilott built a lead of over eight seconds in just a few laps.

This extended to over 10 seconds when ART Grand Prix’s Lundgaard ran off the track at Brooklands with just a handful of laps to go.

Lundgaard clawed back a

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Newgarden dominates for first win of 2020

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Defending NTT IndyCar Series champion Josef Newgarden drove a near-perfect race to clinch his third win at Iowa Speedway in straightforward fashion, defeating Team Penske-Chevrolet teammate Will Power and Graham Rahal of Rahal Letterman Lanigan-Honda.

a car with smoke coming out of it: Race Winner Josef Newgarden, Team Penske Chevrolet

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Race Winner Josef Newgarden, Team Penske Chevrolet

Newgarden led Power away with Carlin’s Conor Daly fending off Ryan Hunter-Reay’s Andretti Autosport-Honda and Jack Harvey in the Meyer Shank Racing-Honda.

Behind, Colton Herta’s Andretti Harding Steinbrenner Racing entry dueled with Patricio O’Ward’s Arrow McLaren SP over sixth. Santino Ferrucci moved his Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser Sullivan car up from 16th into eighth ahead of Tony Kanaan’s AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet and Felix Rosenqvist in the highest Chip Ganassi Racing entry at this point.

Meanwhile at the back, Scott Dixon swiftly moved up to 14th, but Friday night winner Simon Pagenaud spent the first 15 laps buried down in 21st, just

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