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Dalton emerges victorious in opening BRDC F4 race

by Gruz David

Photo: BRDC F4

Jake Dalton took a commanding victory on his debut with his new team, Lanan Racing at Snetterton.

Dalton, starting from second, passed his teammate, Jake Hughes, in the third lap, and won the race with a healthy gap of 4.8s.

Hughes had to settle for third as Struan Moore was also able to pass the championship leader. The Lanan Racing driver’s woes weren’t over as he came under pressure from Charlie Robertson, however, Hughes held the 16-year-old Scottish driver off and kept his podium finish.

Matthew Graham came home fifth, while newcomer Matt Mason finished his first race in the category in sixth. Gustavo Lima ended?a great recovery race, having gained six positions from 13th on the grid to finish seventh.

Title contender?Seb Morris finished eighth, with the top ten is completed by Jack Barlow and Diego Menchaca.

Race results
Pos Driver Team Time/Gap
1 Jake Dalton Lanan Racing 18:58.953
2 Struan Moore Hillspeed +4.831
3 Jake Hughes Lanan Racing +5.885
4 Charlie Robertson HHC Motorsport +6.298
5 Matthew Graham Sean Walkinshaw Racing +9.763
6 Matt Mason Mark Godwin Racing +12.853
7 Gustavo Lima HHC Motorsport +13.107
8 Seb Morris Hillspeed +13.173
9 Jack Barlow Sean Walkinshaw Racing +14.816
10 Diego Menchaca Mark Godwin Racing +15.112
11 Pietro Fittipaldi Mark Godwin Racing +28.765
12 Malgosia Rdest Douglas Team E-Lites +39.335
13 Daniel Headlam Lanan Racing +40.610
14 Rahul Mayer Hillspeed +44.215
15 James Fletcher Team KBS +54.023
16 Raoul Hyman HHC Motorsport +1 Lap
Not classified
James Greenway Private Entry +4 Laps
Matt Bell Douglas Team E-Lites +10 Laps
Zou Sirui Sean Walkinshaw Racing +10 Laps