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Danish F4 round at Padborg Park cancelled at late notice

by Ida Wood

Photo: Super GT Denmark

This weekend’s Danish Formula 4 round at Padborg Park has been cancelled a day before action was due to begin due to coronavirus precautions.

The fourth round of the season, which was set to support Denmark’s TCR touring car series, was not given permission to run by the local South Jutland Police force on Thursday afternoon, requiring the weekend’s racing to be cancelled.

In two weeks’ time the season finale will take place at Jyllandsringen, and the loss of the second trip to Padborg Park means the title battle has been drawn down to six drivers for the final three races.

Included in those six title contenders is Formula 5’s leading driver and team boss Mads Hoe, as well as former Formula 1 racer’s Hideki Noda’s daughter Juju.

A statement released by Padborg Park, which came after the communication from the police and the subsequent cancellation, suggests cars will still be on track this weekend.

“The races on October 10th and 11th is cancelled due to corona. Instead there will be testing on Saturday from 08.00-18.00, and Sunday from 09.00-17.00. There is room for 10 cars as we are only allowed to be 50 people altogether.”

The invite is to all the series that would have been racing at the circuit, but single-seaters do not usually run alongside closed-wheel cars in test sessions.

The Danish F4 title battle

Pos Driver Team Wins Poles Podiums Points
1 Conrad Laursen Team FSP 2 1x2nd 7 151
2 Benjamin Frislund Team FSP 1 1x3rd 4 133
3 Sebastian Ogaard Team FSP 3 1x2nd 5 121
4 Mads Hoe Mads Hoe Motorsport 1 1x2nd 5 101
5 William Wulf Team Wulf 1 1x6th 3 99
6 Juju Noda Noda Racing 1 3 3 85