Carlin set for 2017 start
Brands Hatch will once again be the place to be this weekend as Carlin’s four car squad ready themselves for the start of the 2017 F4 British Championship powered by Ford. Following a busy pre-season test programme Jamie Caroline, Logan Sargeant, Patrik Pasma (pictured) and Lucas Alecco Roy have all enjoyed many hours in the car and simulator as they now look ahead to the first three races of the year.
As reigning champions, Carlin once again field a young and exciting line up to fight for Championship honours over the course of the 30 race season. Taking in nine different circuits this season, with three races at each event, the British F4 drivers will gain invaluable experience. This weekend sees the first of two visits to Brands Hatch circuit, this weekend using the short Indy Circuit configuration. The Championship will also be back later in the season to tackle the longer GP circuit for the season finale.
Having raced in the 2016 championship with race winning success, Jamie Caroline aims to continue his race winning tally this weekend. Joining the team for his first race is Lucas Alecco Roy. Finn Patrick Pasma has raced in various championships, before entering the F4 British Championship said. Logan Sargeant enjoyed an enviable career in karting, which saw him clinch multiple titles before finishing as Vice Champion in the Formula 4 UAE Championship.
The 1.6 Litre Ford EcoBoost cars will be on track from Friday for various practice sessions before qualifying on Saturday morning followed by three races over the course of the weekend.