Netease Sports reported on September 27:
On September 27, Beijing time, in the second round of F2 Russia, the Chinese driver Zhou Guanyu won the championship. This is not only Zhou Guanyu’s first F2 championship in his career, but also the first F2 championship for a Chinese driver, which can be said to be recorded in history. A victory.
Zhou Guanyu has delivered excellent results in F2 in the past two seasons, which is close to breaking the championship shortage. In the second round of F2 Russia this weekend, the young driver lived up to expectations and won the championship, achieving a milestone breakthrough in the history of Chinese racing. .
It is worth mentioning that Zhou Guanyu’s victory was full of drama. He started from pole position and took the lead all the way. When the race went to the eighth lap, Han Shilong and Giotto had an accident. Due to the tragic accident, the two cars crashed. After checking the accident scene, the FIA director announced that the race would not restart. As Zhou Guanyu maintained the lead in front of the red flag, he won the championship. Russian driver Ma Zeping and German driver Mick Schumacher won the second and third place respectively.
As the race has not completed 75%, the driver's points will be halved, but this does not affect Zhou Guanyu's championship. This is the first time in history that a Chinese driver has won an F2 championship. It is definitely the history of Chinese racing. Zhou Guanyu said in an interview after winning the championship: "It feels great. I promised Chinese fans that I can hear the Chinese national anthem on the podium. I am very happy to win."
At the awards ceremony after the race, Zhou Guanyu, who represented Renault Racing Team, made a wonderful appearance, constantly using his fingers to make "I am the number one" gesture, and after the national anthem ceremony, Zhou Guanyu raised the championship trophy to celebrate his first F2 The champion of the event, he drank champagne and shared this unforgettable moment with the team staff.
After waiting for 41 races, Zhou Guanyu got his first win in F2. Prior to this, he became the first Chinese driver to reach the F2 podium in Spain in 2019. This year, he won the second place in the first round of the British Grand Prix. He became the first Chinese driver to win the F2 runner-up. Now that he finally won the championship, although the championship was dramatic, as the Chinese fans said, Zhou Guanyu was finally lucky once, and luck is to favor those who are prepared.