SEPANG (25th November 2019) – Ireland’s Lucca Allen emerged the big winner when he dominated proceedings with three victories in Event 9 of the FIA Formula 4 SEA Championship - fueled by Petron - at the Sepang International Circuit yesterday.
SEPANG: Ireland's Lucca Allen launched a stunning comeback to seal his third win of the week in Race 3 of the FIA Formula 4 SEA Championship - fueled by Petron - at the Sepang International Circuit today.Allen, winner of Race 1 yesterday and Race 2 earlier this morning, worked his way from the back row to eventually claim the top spot today.
Lucca Allen got a fantastic start in race 33. The sizzling Irishman filed in behind Elias Seppanen, blocking Muizz Musyaffa from making a move, before taking the outside line at T1 in a bid to dive up the inside at T2. The action up front was just ahead of the battle for fourth between Fred Peters and Luke Thompson.
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.
With experience in coaching young karters throughout Asia, Irishman Luke Thompson himself enjoys karting and racing as a hobby and has contested one-off events in Formula BMW Asia as well as the F4 SEA Championship with a second-place finish at the penultimate event of 2019. Currently working as team manager with Hitech.GP Formula 3 Asia and W-Series teams, 21-year-old Luke hopes to pursue a career in motorsport management.