Diana Duel

Catherine Crawford was pleased to present her namesake Most Improved Driver Award to Bryson Morris during this year’s F4 US Awards Reception on November 4th. Morris also received a $5,000 credit from Ligier Automotive. Although he tied Championship rival Lochie Hughes for most podium wins at 10 for the season, Hughes beat him out for top honors with 6 wins. Meanwhile, Crosslink Kiwi Motosports earned its 4th top team honors with 5 wins, 7 runner-ups, and 6 third places. Accepting their award were co-owners Teena Louise, Gill Kaszula and Garry Orton.

As the 2022 Driver’s Champion, Hughes earned a $215,000 prize package that not only included a scholarship to compete in 2023 FR Americas season, he was presented with an engine lease from Honda Performance Development, a chassis lease from Ligier Automotive, tires from Hankook Motorsports for all official sessions, entry fees and a marketing package from Parelli Motorsports Holdings, as well as $25,000 from HPD. Other prizes include a Bell Athlete contract, a carbon Bell Helmet, custom OMP Racing suit, a bespoken Omologato timepiece, Haas F1 team guest experience at the Miami Grand Prix, and an invitation to the F1A Prize Giving Ceremony at the end of the season. Last, but not least, Hughes earned 12 F1A Super License Points to boost him on the road to F1.

“It’s been a pleasure working with Lochie,” stated Jay Howard,owner of Jay Howard Driver Development, who tagged him to compete in this year’s F4 US season after the young driver moved to America from his native Australia. “I couldn’t have asked for anymore from him. He is dedicated and it shows every time.”

Lochie was tagged by Howard to compete in this year’sF4 US season after moving to America from his native Australia