So near and yet so far

Realistic hopes of a possible race victory were dashed for BRDC Formula 4 Championship team SWR at Snetterton 300 Circuit in Norfolk over the weekend, 11th/12th July, as series front-runner Jordan Albert had to settle for a brace of top five finishes instead.

With the fourth race meeting of the season impacted by rainfall on day two, tyre choice played a pivotal role in round 11 and Albert was on course to potentially grasp his second race win of the year until the drying track worked against him during the latter stages.

“Jordan had a couple of chances to be on the podium but it didn’t work out unfortunately”, said team owner Sean Walkinshaw, “In the last race he had a coming together with [Harri] Newey and there was nothing he could do, the possibility was there to take a very good result.

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