Fourteen-year-old Jamaican Confirmed for 2017 Formula 4 US Honda Championship

Jamaican Race Car Driver Feature

The 2017 Formula 4 United States Championship Powered by Honda has announced its 20th entry: Justin Sirgany of Jamaica. Sirgany fills the second seat for the Global Racing Group. There has been significant growth in the F4 US Championship since its inaugural year in 2016. Sirgany is the 13th rookie to enter; the SCCA Pro Racing officials predict that 30 or more cars will open at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida, on April 8 and 9, 2017. Sirgany participated in a unique driver development initiative of Global Racing Group that focuses on the F4 US Championship and prepares drivers for professional motorsport careers. Global Racing Group President Christian Pedersen said that Sirgany showed an impressive level of skill, competency and professionalism in his first two pre-season tests and continued to push himself to improve and learn. Sirgany’s talent was on display early, as hestarted his racing career in karts at a very young age. He has already won the Rotax Micromax Championship for 2012, the Rotax Minimax Jamaican Championships in 2014 and 2015, and was second in the Rotax Junior Jamaican Championship for 2016.

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