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MOTORSPORT: Walkinshaw pleased with F4 season
8:30am Tuesday 1st October 2013 in Sport
MATTY Graham celebrated a second place at Donington Park as the Sean Walkinshaw Racing (SWR) driver finished fourth in the inaugural BRDC Formula 4 Championship season.
The 17-year-old rookie finished just four points shy of the top three.
Graham’s teammate Jack Barlow, endured a tough season finale as he finished in sixth.
Sean Walkinshaw, owner of the Chipping Norton-based team, said: “Overall we’re really pleased with how the season has gone.
“We’ve had lots of wins and podiums and we’ve proven SWR is a good, consistently competitive team.”
In the first race, Graham held second off the line and initially stayed with eventual champion Jake Hughes while remaining one second clear of his pursuers. Barlow finished 13th.
Graham was ninth in the second race, before he finished seventh in the final race of the series.
Final standings: 1 J Hughes 450pts 2 C Robertson 398, 3 S Morris 380, 4 M Graham 376, 5 J Dalton 371, 6 J Barlow 362, 7 R Hyman 290, 8 M Bell 288, 9 S Moore 275, 10 D Menchaca 243.
- FERGUS Walkinshaw praised his FW Motorsport team for rebuilding his gearbox and engine after a disaster in qualifying at Silverstone.
It was all done in four hours, allowing the Chipping Norton driver to claim two solid finishes in the Ginetta GT Supercup.
He said: “Considering we didn’t have a working car to race we have to be happy with 14th and 12th place finishes.”
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