Promoted: Winfield driver victorious in Ledenon French F4 race – Different
2019 Volant Winfield finalist Nicky Hays was a category act through the Ledenon spherical of the FIA French F4 Championship, because the younger American claimed a commanding victory and a further podium to launch him up the factors order.
“Nicky has impressed us together with his means to handle races and his very good overtaking manoeuvres, that are aggressive but in addition clear,” commented Anne-Charlotte Remy, common supervisor of the Winfield Racing Faculty. “His begins had been essential, gaining positions in every race. Out of all of the drivers on this complete assembly, Nicky was probably the most aggressive and extremely combative on a tough circuit.”
Rising from fifth on the grid in race three, Nicky proved to be the quickest on monitor by setting the quickest lap on his option to constructing a 15-second profitable margin on the chequered flag.
“I used to be capable of climb to the rostrum from fifth in race one and I gained a place within the semi-reversed grid race,” Nicky mentioned. “However the third one was even higher. My begin was excellent and I attempted a number of strikes on the opening lap, throughout which I bought as much as second. I used to be already within the lead on lap two and will then create a niche.
“I actually wished to indicate my degree of efficiency this season and wish to thank all those that have been supporting me, particularly the Winfield Racing Faculty. I am now third within the championship and I wish to proceed this momentum to struggle for the title on the finish of the 12 months.”
The opposite Winfield drivers additionally showcased their means. 2019 Volant winner Jules Mettetal set main tempo in race three, however his weekend was undone by a tough qualifying and an incident with one other competitor in race one. Though fast, Jules is aware of that to turn into an everyday podium contender he should enhance his racecraft.
Trophee Winfield winner Isack Hadjar had one other spectacular assembly to extend his lead within the junior class, because the 14-year-old claimed two wins. The spotlight of his weekend got here in race three, the place he went from seventh to second general. His sturdy factors haul has put him near the highest three battle within the general standings.
“Three extra rounds stay and I hope that the Winfield drivers could have a powerful finish to the season. How the championship will finish is extra unsure than ever, however we stay assured within the capabilities of Jules, Nicky and Isack to supply us additional success in 2019,” Anne-Charlotte Remy concluded.