Donington disappointments build character

Duo BRDC Formula 4 Championship driver Jordan Albert experienced something of a character building event at Donington Park over the weekend, 12th/13th September, with the SWR driver encountering a less than straightforward penultimate race meeting of the 2015 season.

Race two on Sunday morning, round 20, held the most promise for the Chipping Norton squad with multiple race winner Albert beginning the contest from pole position. Unfortunately, though, he was adjudged by officials to have fractionally jumped the start and instead had to settle for eighth place after the application of a time penalty.

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Albert retains sixth after a mixed Snetterton weekend

Jordan Albert and Chipping Norton’s SWR departed Snetterton 300 Circuit on Sunday, 23rd August, somewhat disappointed with the outcome of the weekend’s Duo BRDC Formula 4 Championship action after front-running testing pace wasn’t able to be translated into expected podium challenges.

During the build-up to the sixth event of the year, Jordan Albert delivered eye-catching pace in the officially timed practice sessions on Thursday and Friday – the Briton topping the times in sessions two and three on the opening day of testing before consistently running in the top five on day two.

Albert’s strong performance on Friday was certainly noteworthy, having been involved in a huge crash on day one which resulted in a heavily damaged car and much needed physio. Such was the extent of the damage, the car couldn’t be repaired at the circuit so the team travelled back to the Oxfordshire HQ overnight to collect the spare chassis in readiness for day two.
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