CAMS has confirmed the exact criteria and other details for October’s F4 Asian-Pacific Cup.
Announced in conjunction with news of the CAMS Payce Australian Formula 4 Championship’s AGP debut, the F4 Asian-Pacific cup will pit ‘Team Australia’ against drivers from Japan, Malaysia, and China.
Australia will be represented by the top three drivers from the CAMS Payce Australian Formula 4 Championship plus one wildcard when the new event is held at China’s Ningbo International SpeedPark on October 17-19.
“We’re really excited to confirm that we will be supporting a ‘Team Australia’ at the first ever F4 Asian-Pacific Cup later this year,” said CAMS Director of Motor Sport and Commercial Operations, Michael Smith.
“This is yet another opportunity that Formula 4 is providing to aid the development of our future stars. This is in addition to the many opportunities the CAMS Payce Formula 4 Championship has provided to our drivers, including tests with Porsche Payce Carrera Cup teams and test days for our recent champions in a Supercar with Brad Jones Racing.
“Formula 4 is giving young drivers the chance to showcase their skills to high profile industry stakeholders and that is what the category is all about.
Our strong list of graduates, including drivers such as Will Brown and Jack Smith who have both competed recently in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, highlights the opportunities drivers are being afforded in Formula 4.”
The F4 Asian-Pacific Cup will be contested over two 30-minute races, in similar cars to those which are raced in Australia; Mygale chassis, powered by two-litre Geely engines.
Australian F4 continues with Round 2 at Sydney Motorsport Park on May 17-19.