FULL NOISE AS LUIS CHARGES TO ROCKINGHAM

FULL NOISE AS LUIS CHARGES TO ROCKINGHAM

Luis Leeds jumped from fifth to second in the British Formula 4 championship with a brilliant weekend last time out in Knockhill. The 16-year-old Australian proved two things: One; he is a major title contender and Two; it is very close at the top of the points table.

“I think that there are eight of us in the hunt for the title,” enthused the Red Bull Junior looking forward to the three races at Rockingham this weekend. “It seems to get more intense every weekend and I think this one will be the toughest so far.”

LUIS GRABS STUNNING KNOCKHILL VICTORY

LUIS GRABS STUNNING KNOCKHILL VICTORY

KNOCKHILL 14 AUGUST, 2016 – Luis Leeds stood on the top step of the F4 British Championship certified by FIA – powered by Ford podium for the third time this season after a perfect drive from pole.

Said a beaming Leeds: “We’ve had a tough run of things lately, but we’ve worked so hard as a team, but the car feels pretty perfect this weekend. We’re really on it and really starting to get things together now so we can be a real contender for this championship.

LUIS HEADS NORTH TO KNOCKHILL

LUIS HEADS NORTH TO KNOCKHILL

The F4 British Championship visits its most northern circuit this weekend with three races at Knockhill and Red Bull Junior Luis Leeds can't wait to get started with the special challenge.

"The track is a real roller coaster, I did enough laps back in March to know where it goes and it is just amazing," explained the Arden driver. "It is hard to describe how the elevation and camber changes effect all the six corners, you need huge commitment to put in a good lap and that is going to be so important in qualifying, we always say that but here more than ever."

LUIS SCORES WELL AT SNETTERTON

LUIS SCORES WELL AT SNETTERTON

Another solid weekend for Luis Leeds in British F4 and while the 16-year-old Australian wanted more from the Snetterton event he remains within fighting distance of the championship lead, 29 points off with 12 races remaining.

"Not the greatest weekend," admitted the Red Bull Junior. "But we had really good pace all the way and we just have to turn that into better results and more points. In the last race I was catching the leaders, but ran out of time."

BLUE SKY VICTORY IN SYDNEY

BLUE SKY VICTORY IN SYDNEY

DREAM Motorsport driver Luis Leeds has come through a highly successful Round 3 of the 2016 CAMS Jayco Australian Formula 4 Championship at Sydney Motorsport Park, with the DREAM and Red Bull Junior team driver taking his maiden victory in Race 3.

Winner Leeds said after the race, 'its awesome to be back racing in Oz and full credit to DREAM, they set up the car perfectly, its been a while since I've seen blue skies like this...awesome'.

LUIS GRABS LAP RECORD DURING ONE-OFF RETURN TO AUS F4

LUIS GRABS LAP RECORD DURING ONE-OFF RETURN TO AUS F4

Luis has made a sensational return to Australia by breaking the Formula 4 lap record at Sydney Motorsport Park during Friday practice.

Luis is competing as a one-off appearance in the Sydney race this weekend for DREAM Motorsport, during his summer break in duties as a Red Bull Junior Team driver and competing in the British F4 Championship.

VISIT TO RED BULL HEADQUARTERS IN AUSTRIA

Following his win at Croft in the British F4 championship in the UK only days ago, Luis has taken a flying visit to the Red Bull headquarters in Salzburg, Austria. On the agenda was a full photo shoot where Luis proudly stood by the very latest Red Bull Formula 1 car and alongside fellow Red Bull Junior Team members. With the formalities done, it was time for some fun including an inspection of the Red Bull plane and headquarters.

WIN - LUIS TRIUMPHS AT CROFT

WIN - LUIS TRIUMPHS AT CROFT

Luis Leeds was calm and composed out front to take a brilliant win for TRS Arden in the F4 British Championship certified by FIA – powered by Ford at the Croft Circuit on Sunday. It is his second win of the season. Said a jubilant Leeds: “It was a really interesting race with what happened at the start. I had to avoid the contact and tried to maintain my gap to Zane. I tried to pull out a gap in the first two laps and knew from there I could control the pace".

CRAFTY PODIUM FOR LUIS AT CROFT

CRAFTY PODIUM FOR LUIS AT CROFT

Red Bull Junior Luis Leeds has secured a hard fought podium place during Round 5 of the F4 British Championship at Croft.

Said Leeds: “It’s great to be on the podium after a tough time at Oulton Park. I had a really good start to get up to third. The safety car came in really late and I knew that was my opportunity to move forward.

Luis determined as he heads to Croft

Luis determined as he heads to Croft

Australian 16-year-old Luis Leeds is ready for the fifth round of the British F4 championship run this weekend at Croft. The Red Bull Junior is determined to put behind the frustrations of Oulton Park where a suspension issue wrecked the weekend. "We had two days of testing at Croft a few weeks ago and we were fast enough then, it is just a case of putting that into action this weekend."

Luis on a charge to Oulton Park

Luis on a charge to Oulton Park

June 2016 - Following his victory at the last round at Thruxton, Luis heads to Oulton Park in Cheshire this weekend for Round 4 of the British F4 Championship.

He has been to the esteemed circuit before but is hoping for something better than the 2 degrees and rain that welcomed him to his first test with the Arden team back in February.

LUIS HEADS TO THRUXTON - RND 3 RACE PREVIEW

LUIS HEADS TO THRUXTON - RND 3 RACE PREVIEW

Luis Leeds and the Arden team are heading for Thruxton for this weekend’s races in the British F4 championship. “We might have a few set up changes due to the weather changing quite a lot. It was very cold then and the forecast for this weekend is 24 degrees so a bit different. I’ll feel right at home, I’ll have my singlet on, thongs, the whole bit,” grins the 16-year-old Australian