Points Leader Lochie Hughes Secures New Jersey Pole

MILLVILLE, N.J. (July 30, 2022) – Lochie Hughes, the current points leader in the Formula 4 United States Championship Powered by Honda (F4 U.S.), secured the pole for this afternoon’s race at New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP). In the series’ first visit to NJMP since 2018, Hughes wheeled his No. 6 Jay Howard Driver Development / CSU One Cure / Lucas Oil / Pelican Ligier JS F4 to a 1:23.247 lap on Hankook tires to lead the field.

Ryan Shehan was just 0.135-seconds behind Hughes piloting his No. 66 Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport Ligier JS F4, while Shehan’s teammate, Bryson Morris, followed in third, driving his No. 39 Crosslink Kiwi Motorport Ligier JS F4.

Fourth was Alex Berg in the No. 08 Doran-Kroll Competition Ligier JS F4, while Noah Ping secured a top-five starting position for Velocity Racing Development with his No. 65 Ligier JS F4.

A full run-down of the provisional qualifying results can be found, here

F4 U.S. will contest Race 1 this afternoon at 3 p.m. Tomorrow, the weekend will culminate with Race 2 at 9:30 a.m., followed by Race 3 at 1:40 p.m. Spectators are invited to join the F4 U.S. drivers on the pre-grid for a fan walk at 1:10 p.m., prior to the series’ final race of the weekend. For updates throughout the weekend, follow F4 U.S. on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates, or use Race Monitor to follow live timing and scoring.

Photos by Gavin Baker Photography.