The Formula 4 South East Asia (F4 SEA) Championship – fueled by Petron – is on the road to the premier event of the 2018 season. Kicking off at the world-renowned Sepang International Circuit, the first round will be supporting the ever-popular Malaysian Speed Festival or MSF come the 7th to 8th of July. Join us as we introduce some of the faces of the 2018 Championship.
First up its Malaysia’s very own Muizz Musyaffa. The intrepid 16-year-old from the east coast had his first taste of life in the fast lane during the final two rounds of the 2017-18 F4 SEA season where he showed his worth, competing against some of the fastest teens in the region. Musyaffa was then awarded a full-ride scholarship for the 2018 season, courtesy of the Sepang International Circuit, for whom he will be an excellent ambassador.
Joining the talented Malaysian is French national Alessandro Ghiretti who stole the event champion title at the fifth and final event of the 2017-18 season, held at Sepang. Ghiretti will be joined by two Japanese rookies, namely Ryo Komikado and Kubo Masataka. The duo have been testing with Formula 4 SEA pre-season and are poised to be some of the fastest around Sepang.
Isyraf Danish also plans to return to the F4 battlefield. The Malaysian social media sensation is set to make a comeback to the racing scene for the 2018 season of F4 SEA. Joining the Malaysian is Adam D’Agostino of Canada. Luke Thompson of Ireland hopes to take to the 2018 grid as well.
Rumoured to make a comeback also is 2017-18 Formula 4 SEA Rookie Champion from the Kingdom of Thailand – Kane Shepherd. Speaking of champs, 2016 Overall Champion Presley Martono is aiming toward a debut in Formula 3 Asia and sees participation in Formula 4 SEA as the perfect training regime during his non-clashing events.
Malaysian Timothy Yeo, whom we first met at the Clark International Speedway in 2017 will be joining the fray come 7th to 8th July 2018 as they support the incredible Malaysian Speed Festival.
A host more drivers are expected to join the second event from 13th to 15th July supporting the Malaysian Championship Series. Formula 4 South East Asia is a great platform for young, up-and-coming drivers looking to make their mark; the flexible programme allows them to keep the trophy in sight while maintaining their busy schedules as only18/24 race results count for the overall championship scoring.
Don’t miss out on the spectacular racing action of Asia’s premier junior driver development championship and don’t forget to catch us Live on the Formula 4 South East Asia’s Facebook and YouTube page. For more information on the championship and the all the happenings throughout the season, please visit https://formula4.asia .