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British F4 champion Kiern Jewiss takes sixth win of season at Brands Hatch

by Elliot Wood

Kiern Jewiss followed his title-winning sixth place in race one with his sixth British Formula 4 win in race two at Brands Hatch.

The Double R Racing driver started the race from pole and had his job made easier at the start when fellow front row man and title rival Ayrton Simmons made a very slow start and dropped to fifth.

Patrik Pasma slotted into second for Arden, with Johnathan Hoggard moving up two spots from fifth on the grid to take third. Jewiss’s team-mate Paavo Tonteri also got involved in the battle for second after a first lap dice with Simmons, allowing the leader to break away.

In the second half of the race he was reeled back in, until Jewiss pushed again and pulled out a gap of 1.993 seconds in the final few laps.

Pasma took his 11th podium of the season in second, while Fortec Motorsports driver Hoggard made it two consecutive podiums without winning, having won on the previous seven occasions he stood on the podium.

Tonteri finished fourth, ahead of JHR Developments’ Simmons and race one winner Seb Priaulx.

Dennis Hauger finished seventh, extending his lead over Arden team-mate Jack Doohan for third in the standings. Doohan still leads the rookie standings by nine points, while Hoggard and Pasma can still beat the Red Bull supported pair to third in the championship.

Manuel Sulaiman finished the race in ninth, benefitting from a time penalty for Lucca Allen.

 

Race results (14 laps)
Pos Driver Team Time
1 Kiern Jewiss Double R Racing 20m42.209s
2 Patrik Pasma Arden +1.993s
3 Johnathan Hoggard Fortec Motorsports +2.473s
4 Paavo Tonteri Double R Racing +3.958s
5 Ayrton Simmons JHR Developments +4.396s
6 Seb Priaulx Arden +4.990s
7 Dennis Hauger Arden +5.490s
8 Jack Doohan Arden +8.043s
9 Manuel Sulaiman JHR Developments +14.733s
10 Lucca Allen Fortec Motorsports +16.994s
11 Sebastian Alvarez Double R Racing +18.269s
12 Jamie Sharp Sharp Motorsport +18.966s
Ret Josh Skelton JHR Developments
Fastest lap: Doohan, 1m27.482s

Championship Standings
1?Jewiss 437? ?2?Simmons 362? ?3 Hauger 323? ?4 Doohan 324? ?5?Hoggard 314? ?6?Pasma 305? ?7?Priaulx 257? ?8?Tonteri 251? ?9 Sulaiman 93? ?10 Skelton 83