Jack Le Brocq sealed a Formula Ford round win with victories in two of the the category’s three races at the 2012 Formula 1 QANTAS Australian Grand Prix.
LeBrocq, who finished second in the 2011 championship, started the weekend with a Race 1 win and second in Race 2 at Albert Park. On Sunday, he made it a pair of wins to take out the 2012 season opener.
Traditionally a breeding ground for Formula 1™ champions and a stepping stone for young motor sport hopefuls – Formula Ford has grown rapidly from its humble beginnings in Australia, Mark Webber being one of the category's most famous graduates.
Formula Ford Facts:
- Mark Webber is one of Australia's most famous Formula Ford graduates.
- In 2009, 70 percent of the drivers lining up on the V8 Supercars grid had participated in the Australian Formula Ford Category.
- Eight Formula 1™ World Champions including Nigel Mansell, Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher came from Formula Ford backgrounds.
|2012 Formula Ford Entry List|
|2||Garry Jacobson||Mygale SJ12a|
|3||Rhett Noonan||Mygale SJ10a|
|6||Jonathan Venter||Mygale SJ10a|
|7||Shae Davies||Spectrum 014|
|10||Liam Sager||Spectrum 014|
|14||Macauley Jones||Mygale SJ11a|
|19||Ash Quiddington||Spectrum 012|
|20||Gavin Dumas||Mygale SAJ07a|
|21||Dylan Richter||Spectrum 011b|
|27||Sam Power||Spectrum 014|
|30||Tom Goess||Mygale SJ12a|
|32||Jon Mills||Mygale SJ09a|
|41||Simon Hodge||Mygale SJ11a|
|48||Jake Fouracre||Mygale SJ10a|
|49||Jack LeBrocq||Mygale SJ12a|
|62||Mathew Hart||Spectrum 014|
|88||Greg Holloway||Mygale SJ06a|