Blaze Performance’s Max Stilz led from start-to-finish to win the first of two F4-s races at this weekend’s Censtar Grand Prix of Xiamen writes F1H2o’s Nigel Quilter.
Starting from P2 Stilz took advantage of a terrible start by pole sitter Ahmed Al Fahim and led for all 25 laps despite a strong race long challenge from F1 Atlantic’s Harvey Smith and Abu Dhabi’s Mohammed Al Mehairbi.
Manea Almarzooqi held off a mid-race challenge, first from CTIC driver Wu Bingchen then Victory Team pole sitter Al Fahim to take fourth for Sharjah Team, with Thai driver Jitprasong Pensukporn finishing seventh on his series debut.
2019 F4-s Championship
Max Stilz 55 points
Mohammed Al Mehairbi 31 points
Ahmad Al Fahim 27 points
Harvey Smith 25 points
Pedro Filipe Sessarego Fortuna 24 points
Bingchen Wu 24 points
Rashed Al Remeithi 10 points
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.
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