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CHAMPION! BAR's Conrad Clark becomes 2019 FIA China F4 Driver's Champion, Ryan Liu Triple Podiums
By: BlackArts Racing
BlackArts Racing's Conrad Clark of New Zealand became the 2019 FIA China F4 Champion last weekend after taking a record 13 wins and 8 consecutive wins in the series, while China's Ryan Liu took amazing triple podiums.
In Qualifying, Conrad Clark took his first Pole Position at the F1 circuit, with Liu taking P3 with the few laps he had before a technical issue cut his session short.
In Race One, Clark took yet another win, while teammate Ryan Liu took a fine 3rd place on the podium.
In Race Two, Clark dominated from flag to flag to finish thus securing enough points the 2019 FIA Formula 4 Driver's Championship, and setting new records in the process for FIA China F4, for both total number of wins  and consecutive wins . Ryan Liu had an absolutely amazing Race Two drive, taking 2nd on the podium for a picture perfect BlackArts Racing 1-2 finish.
Race Three was the exciting reverse grid. Ryan Liu managed to take to the podium for the third time, working his way up to take the podium. Clark finishing fifth after pitting for a suspected puncture.
#11 Conrad Clark:"What a weekend! It was a bit all over the show but we got there in the end, wrapping up the title with one round to go is incredible and a real testament to the hard work of the BlackArts Racing team! They've done an amazing job all season and I can't thank them enough.'
#16 Ryan Liu:"The weekend worked out even better than I expected, especially with our tire situation, to take triple podiums! I think Pete's done a great job proving his new leadership of the BlackArts F4 program and I hope that will continue."
Pete Olson [Coach/Manager BlackArts Racing F4]:"It was an amazing weekend for BlackArts Racing and both Ryan and Conrad. We had the issue where Ryan had one set of tires for all three races- and he still pulled off an amazing triple podiums! For Conrad,he did a fantastic job taking his first pole in Shanghai after qualifying P3 in April's F1 support event, then sealed the championship in style. I am honored to have been working with him these past rounds and I think he has a bright future awaiting him in this sport."
The final round of the season will take place just a few weeks from now on September 26th-28th where BlackArts Racing looks to seal the F4 Team Championship. For updates visit http://www.facebook.com/
Page Updated Last on: Sep 16, 2019