Maini advanced to F2 with Campos Racing this season after finishing 14th in the F3 championship the previous year.
It's a modest but crucial step toward Jehan Daruvala becoming only the third Indian to compete in Formula One.
Jehan Daruvala switched to Prema Racing, where he finished third in the drivers' standings in the inaugural 2019 F3 Championships.
The Indian began karting at the age of thirteen in 2011, winning championships and ending as runner up around Asia and Europe.
After winning one of three ‘One in a Billion hunts’ conducted by the Force India F1 team in 2011, he became a protégé of the organisation.
The Haas F1 team terminated both the title sponsorship deal with Uralkali as well as the driver contract of Nikita Mazepin recently.
After qualifying 10th for the feature race, the 23-year-old from Mumbai started the sprint race from reverse grid pole position.