In perhaps the most action-packed race so far here at the Madras Motor Race Track, Sneha Sharma started on pole. The Indian driver alongside Yash Aradhya for a team India front row in race twenty-three of the season.Yash got away well to pull alongside Sneha at the start. But India’s leading lady closed the door through turn one, pushing Aradhya onto the grass and opening the field for Muizz Musyaffa and Lucca Allen to go all the way around the outside into second and third while Shihab Al Habsi took Alister, both sandwiched behind Aradhya.
The sizzling Irishman was back on pole for race twenty-two, the second outing here at the Madras Motor Race Track for event six of the championship. He got away well, but Alister Elias and Shihab had fantastic starts, racing up behind the man on pole.
Lucca Allen started from pole in the twenty first race. The Irishman got away well with Shihab and Elias hot on his heels. The trio raced through the first section with the Finn challenging for first, opening the door for Lucca to build a lead as Alister Yoong jumped past Yash and Muizz, approaching the second sector.
The fifth event in the 10 event 40 race 2019 Formula 4 south East Asia Championship came to a close with Elias Seppanen winning the final race and the weekend. He just beat out Shihab Al Habsi for the top spot, winning three races and dominating the event.
Sneha Sharma got a strong start from second on the grid, peaking at the leader, but Alister did one better. The Malaysia blew past into first through the first corner with the mass of cars blocking out the rest of the grid through turn two and three.
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.
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, Thailand (12th May 2019) - Irish driver Lucca Allen reeled in a stunning victory after a massive battle with Finland's Elias Seppanen in Race 4 of the FIA Formula 4 SEA Championship at the Buriram International Circuit this morning.It was Allen's second win here this weekend and his fourth for the season. Allen, winner of two races in Round 2 in Sepang last month, topped the podium in Race 2 yesterday.
Buriram, Thailand (11 MAY) - Shihab Al Habsi was all smiles as he stepped out of his car after winning Race 3 of the FIA Formula 4 SEA Championship - fueled by Petron - at the Buriram International Circuit this evening.Third on the grid, behind Sneha Sharma and local driver Folky Wongsechareon, Shihab took his chances wisely to snatch the early lead.
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 (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.
Malaysian hero, 16-year-old Muizzuddin Musyaffa Abdul Gafar emerged as the World Series Karting (WSK) champion back in 2014. Since then he has gone from strength to strength, joining the FIA F4 South East Asia championship in 2018 for two events. He was expected to be a Malaysian contender for the title in 2019. However his season did not go according to plan and while he won races and podiums, he only finished 3rd overall in the championship.