After a record-setting ten events and forty races, the 2019 Formula 4 South East Asia Championship was decided in the last race of the season at the grand finals here in Malaysia.
Sami is a fifteen-year-old French kart champion who is hot-tipped by Formula Scout website to replicate the success of his fellow French kart champion, Hadrien David. Having taken part in a cameo event in the F4 SEA championship in 2019, he will join the French F4 championship in 2020.
It has been an action-packed season so far but the best is yet to come as the FIA Formula 4 SEA (F4 SEA) Championship fueled by Petron will conclude with a grand finale, featuring the last two rounds at the Sepang Circuit, in November and December.Event 9 and Event 10, with four races each on Nov 22-24 and Dec 13-15, will bring the curtains down on a world record-breaking season of 40 races. No other F4 Championship to date has featured as many races in a single season.
Formula 4 SEA – fueled by Petron – 23 September 2019: The eighth event in the 10-event 40-race Formula 4 South East Asia Championship is licensed to thrill, with several new drivers expected to join the championship leaders.We saw some fantastic racing last month with France coming out on top as Hadrian David took the laurels. But the Frenchman faced stiff competition from Muizz Musyaffa, whose return to form in the second race saw him setting the fastest lap and challenging for the race lead.
Formula 4 SEA – fuelled by Petron – 25 August 2019 A fantastic weekend at the Sepang International Circuit saw the F4 racers put on a display the likes we have come to expect for Formula 4. The 10-event 40-race championship stopped off at the Home of Malaysian Motorsport for the seventh event in the season and it was something to watch.
A fantastic start saw 3 red streaks on our screen as Hadrian, Josh and Elias sped around turn 1 at the Sepang International Circuit for the 28th race! The procession filed through the first sequence of corners, with all of us wondering who would be the first to make a move.
It was a wet morning for race 27 here in the Sepang International Circuit. The reverse grid put Sharma on pole ahead of Thompson and Shoji. The Irishman went around the outside of Sneha through turn 1 as Hadrian and Shihab went three wide with Fred, who had found his way into third. The Frenchman took the outside line through the corner and for a second it looked like he didn’t carry enough speed, but then he dived up the inside of T2 and surged into third, with Fred in fourth and Shihab a close fifth.
Hadrian wins race 26 despite intense competition from the Malaysian rocket, who sets the fastest lap!
With the reverse grid in race 26 we were set for some action-packed racing. Sneha Sharma started on pole, with Muhammad Ibrahim and Frederico Peters just behind her. The trio raced through the first sector of the track with the Portuguese rookie managing to find his way to the front!
Hadrian David led us down into turn 1 of race 25, the Frenchman keeping Josh and Elias behind him through the first sector. However, some contact between Elias and Josh allowed Lucca to find his way into third at the fourth corner. It wouldn’t stay that way for long, because the battle for third position was fierce.
MADRAS (9th July 2019) – After four closely-contested rounds, the expectations are running sky high this week as the FIA Formula 4 Championship – fueled by Petron – reaches its halfway mark. Adding to the suspense and anticipation is the fact that this F4 SEA Championship will be making its debut at the Madras Motor Sport Circuit here.
BURIRAM (11 June 2019) – It will be a no-holds-barred battle for supremacy when Round 4 of the Formula 4 SEA Championship – fueled by Petron – resumes here at the Buriram International Circuit on Friday. After three highly competitive rounds over the last two months, the drivers are primed for an even stronger performance this weekend.
SEPANG (15th April 2019) – Judging from his overall performance at last weekend’s opening round of the FIA Formula 4 SEA Championship - fuelled by Petron - Malaysian youngster Alister Yoong is a strong contender for a podium finish in Round 2 at the Sepang International Circuit this week.
A thrilling start to the 2019 season saw French rookie, Hadrian David, bag three out of four races to come out on top of the event standings with 87 points. Hadrian was denied the perfect weekend in race 2, where he received a penalty for passing the chequered flag twice.
SEPANG (Apr 7, 2019) - Frenchman Hadrian David proved to be unstoppable this weekend as he swept to a sensational third victory in Race 4 of the FIA Formula 4 SEA Championship - fueled by Petron - today.After bagging one race yesterday and another earlier this morning, David completed a stunning season-opening weekend when he dominated the last race this evening.
SEPANG (Apr 7, 2019) - Frenchman Hadrian David secured his second win of the season-opening FIA Formula 4 SEA Championship with a convincing performance in Race 3 at the Sepang International Circuit this morning.David, winner of Race 1 yesterday, shot ahead in the fourth lap and held on for a comfortable win in a time of 20 minutes 09.336 seconds in the nine-lap race.
SEPANG (Apr 6, 2019) - It was an awesome start to the FIA Formula 4 SEA Championship 2019 season as Frenchman Hadrian David roared away to emerge the winner of a thrilling first race at the Sepang International Circuit this morning.
Hadrien David is one of the most promising young French motor sport drivers. Hadrien won many races in France in the Mini-Kart, Minime and Cadet categories, before shining internationally. In 2019, he won the FIA French Formula 4 Championship as well as contesting two events of Formula 4 South East Asia and taking 6 wins.