CAMERON DAS LEAVES HIS MARK ON THE F4 U.S. CHAMPIONSHIP
The inaugural season champion to have award named in his honor
HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA (April 8, 2017) – With nine victories, 14 fast lap times and 11 pole positions seized, Cameron Das of Baltimore reigned over the inaugural season of the Formula 4 United States Championship Powered by Honda.
To memorialize his historic achievements, SCCA Pro Racing will present the Cameron Das Fast Qualifier Award presented by Pro-Sim to the F4 U.S. Championship competitor who captures pole position during each qualifying round. Five-hundred dollars per event will be on the line for the 33 drivers fighting for that first grid spot.
“Cameron had outstanding results during our inaugural year,” said SCCA Pro Racing Vice-President Steve Oseth. “We wanted to recognize our first champion in some way. Presenting an extra incentive for the driver with the fastest qualifying time was a perfect fit and Pro-Sim helped make that possible.”
At the end of the season, competitors who gained speed after the qualifying rounds will have the opportunity to win a $2,000 grand prize for the most overall fast lap times of the season. During each of the six F4 U.S. event weekends, competitors have a potential to earn four fast lap times.
The F4 U.S. Championship served as a gateway from karts to Formula 3 for Das. The inaugural season champion will compete this season in the BRDC British Formula 3 for team Carlin with his first season beginning April 15-17 at Olton Park in Cheshire, England.
Pro-Sim has committed to supporting Das in the United Kingdom by supplying a Formula 1 style simulator to prepare Das for the next step in his racing career. The commercial-grade racing simulator is built with authentic F1 equipment to accurately represent an F1 car.
Fans can track lap-times live for the entire F4 U.S. season on Race Monitor. The series debuts on track Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida.