Consistency key for Burson Rookie

Story by Formula 4 Australia - Click here for original editorial CAMS Foundation Rising Star Lochie Hughes led home the field of rookies for the opening round of the 2018 CAMS Jayco Australian Formula 4 Championship at Symmons Plains. With a best result of a fourth place finish in the weekend’s second race, it was crucial in securing a total of 28 championship points for the weekend to claim Burson Auto Parts Rookie of the Round honours. Hughes was eager for an outright podium in the final race, but admitted a touch of over enthusiasm hurt his cause. “It was a good, consistent, round. I made a big mistake in the last race which really cost me a lot, I thought I could challenge for a podium t

F4 Round 1 - Symmons Plains

Good first race weekend in a car. I qualified 4th and I finished 5th in Race 1 with 3rd fastest lap. Sunday I finished 4th in race 2 with being the 3rd fastest. Then race 3 I was coming 5th, unfortunately I made a mistake on the supercar marbles, locking up and going into the grass which was disappointing because we had the pace for third. Good first weekend in the end coming home with Rookie of the Round and 4th in the championship. Can’t wait for Phillip Island.

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