Michael Costello Secures F4 U.S. Pole for the NOLA SpeedTour

Michael Costello Secures F4 U.S. Pole for the NOLA SpeedTour

AVONDALE, La. (March 11, 2023) – Michael Costello secured his first-career pole in Formula 4 United States Championship Powered by Honda (F4 U.S.) in his first-career start on Saturday morning at NOLA Motorsports Park. With a lap time of 1:41.917, Costello (No. 19 Jay Howard Driver Development / CSU One Cure / Lucas Oil / LHP Ligier JS F4) sat atop the leaderboard for most of the session to take the pole position with a 0.466-second advantage over second-place Titus Sherlock (No. 31 Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport Ligier JS F4).

Carl Bennett (No. 9 Gonella Racing Ligier JS F4) who topped the leader board during the first few minutes of the session, was ranked third by the checkered flag, followed by Patrick Woods-Toth (No. 27 Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport Ligier JS F4) in fourth and Nico Ambiado (No. 51 Scuderia Buell Ligier JS F4) in fifth.

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The lights go out on F4 U.S.’s 2023 season with Race 1 scheduled for 1:45 p.m. CT. After the race, meet the stars of F4 U.S. with an autograph session inside the Event Center at 3:15 p.m. this afternoon. For updates, follow F4 U.S. on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, or use Race Monitor to follow live timing and scoring. This weekend’s races will also be available to stream free at YouTube.com/SpeedTourTV.

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