Morgan Jernfast from Österskär, Sweden, captured the 2018 UIM F4 European Championsip in Aluksne, Latvia today.
2 wins, a second and a third was more than good enough to head off his closest rivals Tuukka Lehtonen (Finland) and Britain’s Ben Jelf.
Jelf was in dominant form, winning the first 2 heats, until he suffered with issues various in heat 3 and 4, which put pay to his title challenge.
2018 UIM F4 European Championship – Aluksne, Latvia
1st) Morgan Jernfast (SWE) 225 / 300 / 400 / 400
Total 1100 points
2nd) Tuukka Lehtonen (FIN) 300 / 225 / 300 / 300
Total 900 points
3rd) Ben Jelf (GBR) 400 / 400 / 95 / 30
Total 895 points
Photo: F4 Powerboat Series
John raced Offshore UIM Class 3 in the 1980’s & 1990’s.
He served as the Cowes Torquay Cowes Event Director for 4 years, including running the 50 th Anniversary Event in 2010.
He has recently organised 4 British Offshore races under UKOPRA sanction.
He is the Editor of Powerboat Racing World.