Tavella awarded F4 US pole after climate cancels qualifying
After two dry apply periods, mom nature had different plans for the System Four United States Championship Powered by Honda qualifying. Extreme climate moved in late Friday afternoon, bringing heavy rain, harmful lightning and powerful winds. The situations left the Barber Motorsports Park circuit flooded and unsafe for drivers, leading to collection officers canceling qualifying.
“The F4 qualifying schedule to happen at 4:20 p.m. Central on Friday was canceled for causes of observe security on account of inclement climate situations,” mentioned Chairman of the Stewards Brian Until. “The stewards thought-about the matter and decided that the grid for Race 1 might be drawn up primarily based on F4 championship driver factors.”
With the grid for Race 1 primarily based on championship factors standings, Hunter Yeany was assigned pole place. Nevertheless, Yeany acquired a three-grid spot penalty throughout Follow 2 after failing to yield to an area yellow, selling Dylan Tavella to pole, his second of the season.
“I got here into the weekend centered and beginning on pole tomorrow is already begin,” Tavella mentioned. “That is my first time at Barber, and it’s a nice facility. It is vitally easy observe and throughout an ideal place for racing.”
Crosslink/Kiwi Motorsport drivers will personal the entrance row on Saturday with Jose Blanco lining up beside Tavella. Cade McKee (Iron Rock Motorsports) will begin from third, his greatest beginning place of the season, with Yeany slotting into the second row. Spike Kohlbecker (Crosslink/Kiwi Motorsport), who was quickest in each practices earlier within the day, Nicholas Rivers (Group-A Racing), Nico Christodoulou (DEForce Racing), Josh Sarchet (DC Autosport), Nick Persing (Jay Howard Driver Growth) and Sam Paley (Jay Howard Driver Growth) spherical out the top-10 grid spots. (Full Grid for Race 1)
Saturday opens with the primary of 4 races beginning at 9:50 a.m. adopted by Race 2 at 2:15 p.m. The weekend culminates with two extra races (9:50 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.). The four-race F4 occasion might be open to followers. Tickets are solely accessible on the gate, $20 per day or $35 for the weekend, the occasion is cashless, solely debit and bank cards might be accepted.
All characteristic races might be reside streamed worldwide on FanRacing.Dwell. Followers can observe apply and qualifying occasions on the Race Monitor App or on F4USChampionship.com.