Jak Crawford said there was more on the table after Round 8 Qualifying in Austria.
The Hitech driver qualified inside the top ten for the fifth consecutive race, yet again demonstrating his impressive one-lap pace in the Hitech Pulse-Eight car.
“I think there was more on the table. I think there always is on this track. But free practice went well, which was good. We showed good potential, but in qualifying we missed out a tiny bit, but still happy to end up in the top 10.
The American will start on pole for Saturday’s Sprint Race, it is the third time this season he has started a sprint race from the front row, which has resulted in three podiums so far.
“I have already got 3 podiums this year. I’ve won a race, and I have that experience of starting on the front row.
“I think starting pole, (after) what we have done the last couple of rounds we should be fighting for the win. That is the aim really.
Racing in Spielberg is always a special weekend for any Red Bull junior given the support for the Austrian based team. Crawford is aiming to give the fans something to cheer about in the build-up to the F1 Sprint on Saturday.
“There are lots of people in the crowd. Even in the fan zone on Thursday, there was lots of support for the F2 drivers as well, so hoping to get a win in front of all of the Red Bull people.
Crawford will be aspiring to be the first F2 driver to stand on the podium 4 times in sprint races this season.
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