TASS, April 28. Russian team pilot Russian Time Artem Markelov could not finish in the first race of the second stage of the series "Formula-2", which takes place in Azerbaijan.
For five laps to the finish of the race on the car of a Russian motor burned, at that time he occupied the 13th place.
The victory was won by the Thai Alexander Albon (DAMS), the second was Briton Jack Aitken (ART), the third – the Italian Antonio Foucault (Charouz Racing System). Markelov’s partner in Russian Time Japanese Tadasuke Makino took ninth place.
The second race of the stage will be held on Sunday.
Russian Time is the current champion in the team event, and Markelov is the vice-champion in the personal.