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.
Formula 4 SEA – fueled by Petron – 6 August 2019: The Malaysian tag team of Yoong and Musyaffa spoke strongly today about returning to glory at the seventh event, figuring their home advantage would give them the boost they need to top the podium.“I am very excited to return home to Malaysia. Racing is my passion; it’s my life! And to win at home, I couldn’t ask for anything more and I hope to do everyone proud!” exclaimed Malaysian F4 winner Muizz Musyaffa.
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.
Australian driver Josh Smith’s consistency, mounting the podium in all four races here, assured him the champion’s title for Event 4 of the F4 SEA Championship – fueled by Petron – at the Buriram International Circuit.Smith revelled in a week of highly competitive racing to win Race 2 this morning and finish second in three others. Thanks to his steady performance throughout, Smith secured a total 81 points to secure the title for this round.
In today’s fourth and final race, Allen blazed away to the title, completing the 11-laps in a time of 20 minutes 59.814s. Smith was second with Seppanen completing the podium in third. Smith’s time of 21:03.404 left him 3.590 seconds behind the winner. Seppanen, who also had one win so far this season, ended his campaign in a time of 21:03.871.
After missing out on the first two races of the Formula 4 SEA Championship - fueled by Petron - here at the Buriram International Circuit, Omani driver Shihab Al Habsi’s determination and tenacity paid off when he won the third race today.Starting from sixth on the grid, Shihab was a driver on a mission today. After 12 laps, which he completed in 21 minutes 05.783 seconds, Shihab found himself at the top of the podium.
In Race 2 staged earlier today, Smith fought off a mighty challenge from Muizz to secure a slim win, crossing the finish 0.344 seconds ahead of this rival.Smith took 21:05.886s to finish the 12-lap race with Muizz clocking 21:06.230. Seppanen was third while Ananthorn was fourth. Shihab, Ali and Alister were next on the list with India's Sneha and Yash taking up the eighth and ninth spots.
BURIRAM (14th June 2019) – Lucca Allen and Shihab Al Habsi tried everything they could to outdo each other in the first race of Round 4 of the Formula 4 SEA Championship – fueled by Petron – at the Buriram International Circuit today. In the end though, it was Irish ace Allen who prevailed in the thriller of a race and claimed his fifth victory of the season.
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.
BURIRAM (11th May 2019) - Irish driver Lucca Allen delivered a blistering performance as he worked his way through the grid in Race 2 today to secure his third victory in this season's FIA Formula 4 SEA Championship - fueled by Petron - at the Buriram International Circuit.
BURIRAM (10 May) – Lucca Allen claimed pole position for today’s Race 1 after coming out tops in a tight qualifying session of Event 3 of the FIA Formula 4 SEA Championship – fueled by Petron – at the Buriram Circuit today.The Irish driver posted the fastest time of 1 minute 43.894s in the seventh lap, a close 0.115s ahead of rookie driver Elias Seppanen of Finland who joins Allen on the front grid. Seppanen came in a close second with the best time of 1:44.009s in Lap 4.
BURIRAM, 9 May – Malaysian drivers Alister Yoong and Muizz Musyaffa, after delivering decent performances in the first two rounds, are strong contenders in Round 3 of the FIA Formula 4 SEA Championship – fueled by Petron - which gets underway in Buriram Circuit, Thailand this weekend.
Josh Smith came out on top this weekend with 81 points, to nab the number one spot from the sizzling Irishman by just 4 points. Allen secured two wins to Josh’s one, but the Australia took pole twice and was also more consistent, taking the fastest lap twice.
SEPANG (21st April 2019) - Australian Josh Smith secured his first victory this season in the FIA Formula 4 SEA Championship - fueled by Petron - when he dominated Race 4 from pole position at the Sepang International Circuit this evening.It was a commanding performance from Smith throughout the nine-lap race which he completed in 20 minutes 19.151 seconds. He led from pole and never faltered as he went on to claim the chequered flag.