Jehan Daruvala creates history, becomes first Indian to win F2 race

Jehan Daruvala is a name which has been wandering around in each and every Indian newspaper and media portal since the past two weeks. Such has been his performance that the youngster has now turned into a household name in sport loving families. But, who really is Jehan Daruvala?

Jehan is a 22 year old Formula 2 racer from the city of Mumbai. A protégé of the Force India F1 team, Jehan currently drives for UK based Carlin Motorsport. The youngster recently made the news after he became the first Indian to win a F2 race, during the Shakir Grand Prix. This was just days after he earned his maiden podium finish, when he finished third in a support race during the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Born in a Parsi family to Khurshed and Kainaz Daruvala on 1 st October 1998, Jehan spent his childhood days studying at the Bombay Scottish School. He started karting at an early age of 13 under the eyes of Rayomand Banerjee and soon started dominating the Asian and European circuits.