Race 1 Victory for Will Palmer at Silverstone

HHC Motorsport‘s Will Palmer won the opening race of the Silverstone weekend for the BRDC Formula 4 Championship, after starting from pole position this afternoon.

Off the line, Jordan Albert moved past Harri Newey into second place, with Will Palmer taking a strong lead straight away. Newey started to try and re-take 2nd but instead got pushed back to 4th, with Ciaran Haggerty soon moving into 2nd instead.

After the first lap, Palmer had extended his lead to 2.339 seconds, with Haggerty and Rodrigo Fonseca following him.

With race 1 completed, Will Palmer took the win, finishing Ciaran Haggerty 5.8 seconds behind. Having started 15th, championship leader Chris Mealin couldn’t manage to improve on his position. Omar Ismail finished a strong 7th on his debut BRDC F4 race.

Hernan Fallas will start on pole for race 2 tomorrow, having finished 8th today.

11Will PalmerHHC Motorsport10 Laps
24Ciaran HaggertyEcurie Ecosse+5.800
33Jordan AlbertSWR+12.806
47Tom JacksonChris Dittmann Racing+19.070
510Sisa NgebulanaHHC Motorsport+22.157
612Jack BartholomewLanan Racing+23.122
79Omar IsmailChris Dittmann Racing+24.261
816Hernan FallasMark Godwin Racing+25.976
914Fernando UrrutiaDouglas Motorsport+26.690
108Zubair HoqueSWR+29.970
1117Sebastian LanzettiHillspeed+31.181
1219Ameya VaidyanathanHillspeed+1 Lap
1318Michael O’BrienMark Godwin Racing+1 Lap
1420James Reveler23 Racing+1 Lap
1515Chris MealinLanan Racing+1 Lap
165Rodrigo FonescaLanan Racing+1 Lap
DNF2Harri NeweyHHC Motorsport6 Laps
DNF6Riki ChristodoulouHillspeed6 Laps
DNF11Jack LangLang Sport/Gorse Motors4 Laps
DNF13Akhil RabindraDouglas Motorsport0 Laps
DNEDNEFaisal ZubairHillspeedDNE