ROKiT British F4 Championship 2024: Expanding Horizons with Zandvoort and Silverstone GP

The ROKiT British F4 Championship 2024 takes a historic leap by adding Circuit Zandvoort, offering young drivers a blend of iconic British tracks and international racing experiences, aligning them closer to their F1 heroes and preparing them for future motorsport success.

ROKiT British F4 Championship 2024: Expanding Horizons with Zandvoort and Silverstone GP

In a groundbreaking move for junior single-seater racing, the ROKiT British F4 Championship certified by FIA is set to make history in 2024. Not only will the series return to the full, 3.6-mile Silverstone Grand Prix layout, but it will also embark on its first overseas adventure, adding the Circuit Zandvoort to its calendar. This expansion marks the first time a Formula 4 championship will compete at the Netherlands GP track in the modern era of FIA F4, underscoring the

series' commitment to providing its drivers with an unparalleled learning platform.

Silverstone and Zandvoort: Tracks of Legends
The inclusion of both the Silverstone GP circuit and Zandvoort in the ROKiT British F4 Championship 2024 calendar is a thrilling development. These storied tracks, revered in motorsport history, will host the championship's drivers just weeks after their Formula 1® heroes, like Lando Norris, Oscar Piastri, and Logan Sargeant – all British F4 alumni – grace the same tarmac. This proximity offers aspiring drivers a tangible connection to their idols and a glimpse into their potential future in the highest echelons of racing.

A Calendar Designed for Champions
The 2024 season maintains its ten-event structure, featuring 30 races. The championship continues its successful partnership with the British Touring Car Championship, hosting eight out of ten weekends alongside this prestigious series. This collaboration ensures the drivers and teams enjoy the unique atmosphere of racing in front of capacity crowds and the added exposure of live, free-to-air national television coverage.

A Season of Diverse Challenges
The championship kicks off at Donington Park on April 27th and 28th, followed by races every two weeks at iconic British circuits including Brands Hatch (Indy) and Snetterton (300). The first F1 GP track visit at Silverstone is set for mid-June, with the historic round at Zandvoort scheduled for mid-July. August brings the excitement to Knockhill, followed by a return to Donington Park on the Grand Prix layout. The season concludes with a finale at Brands Hatch in early October.

Hugh Chambers’ Vision for the Future
Hugh Chambers, CEO of Motorsport UK, expressed his pride in the innovative steps taken with the ROKiT British F4 Championship. The 2024 calendar, featuring four GP track layouts – two historic and two current F1 tracks – exemplifies the championship's commitment to developing the next generation of single-seater stars. The international appeal of the series is evident, with over half the drivers on the 2023 grid coming from overseas, drawn by the championship's reputation as a gateway to a career in motorsport.

A Calendar Shaping Futures
The ROKiT British F4 Championship 2024 offers a blend of the best of Britain’s racing tracks and the international allure of Zandvoort. This mix provides young drivers with a diverse range of challenges and experiences, crucial in their development as racers. With its focus on nurturing talent and offering a pathway to higher levels of racing, the British F4 championship is poised to continue its tradition of producing world-class drivers.