After having made his classes in karting over the past few years, Justin Arseneau had to participate in the 2020 Championship u.s. Formula 4.
But the COVID-19 has disturbed his plans and postponed its first laps the officials in this series of single-seaters.
The first stage of the season, scheduled on the circuit of Road Atlanta, in Georgia, from 9 to 11 April, has been postponed and it is expected that other tests are also shifted.
“Justin was well behaved during private trials held this winter in West Palm Beach and Homestead, Florida, explained his father Marc. It is well suited to the car. At 14, he was obviously one of the youngest in the track, ” said the father, owner of the ICAR circuit of Mirabel. He was ready for his first race. ”
At the Grand Prix of the United States
The Championship of america F4 in particular, made it known last fall when 38 drivers entered the last stage of the season presented in Austin, Texas, in the preamble to the F1 Grand Prix of the United States.
“It is a series of very competitive, said Marc Arseneau, who was to attract about thirty drivers full-time this year. Due to the pandemic, it is not known if they will all be of the party. ”
The initial schedule of the season 2020 would also include a stop in Austin the 23rd to the 25th of October, but everything is accompanied with an asterisk. We don’t even know when the F1 is going to resume its activities, and if a Grand Prix is going to take place in America this year.
The simulator prior to the runway
Failure to be able to roll on the track, Justin, like a good number of drivers, trying to keep the hand in participating in races on the simulator.
“He was obviously very anxious to run for real, to conclude, dad. His car is here in our workshops. When our site will be reopened, it will have the opportunity to fine-tune its preparation before starting the season. “