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Randle ends Lloyd’s winning streak in race two at Queensland

by Gruz David
Photo: Australian F4

Photo: Australian F4

Thomas Randle was victorious in the second, reverse-grid Australian F4 race at Queensland Raceway.

The Dream Motorsport driver started fifth on the grid, but fought through to claim his first win in the championship.

Pole-sitter Nick Rowe managed to stay in first after the start with race one winner Jordan Lloyd gaining four places to jump into second.

Fourth after the opening lap, Randle quickly got ahead of Rowe, who dropped down to fourth.

The Dream Motorsport man then passed both Luis Leeds and Jordan Lloyd, claiming the lead and taking the chequered flag in first.

Lloyd had to settle for second but still managed to increase his championship lead to 33 points.

The podium was completed by Leeds, while Harry Hayek?inherited?fourth, as Rowe was issued a five second penalty for a false start.

Tom Grech ended up fifth followed by the front row starting duo Jimmy Vernon and Rowe as William Brown,?Jordan Love and Drew Ridge rounded out the top ten.

Race results
Pos. Driver Team Time/Gap
1 Tom Randle Dream Motorsport 12 laps in 14:36.7685
2 Jordan Lloyd Team BRM +2.230
3 Luis Leeds Dream Motorsport +3.682
4 Harry Hayek Team BRM +4.479
5 Tom Grech AGI Sport +5.278
6 Jimmy Vernon AGI Sport +8.526
7 Nick Rowe AGI Sport +9.151*
8 William Brown AGI Sport +9.183
9 Jordan Love AGI Sport +9.582
10 Drew Ridge Team BRM +11.267
11 Zane Goddard Team BRM +15.735
12 Francesco Maiolo Team BRM +16.129
13 Jack Sipp AGI Sport +22.888

* – 5-second penalty