The story of British F3 2012: Harvey's quick steps

The story of British F3 2012: Harvey's quick steps

Carlin's Jack Harvey didn't clinch the 2012 British F3 title until the final day of the season but he was a deserving champion nevertheless, says Marcus Simmons

As he stood on the podium after winning at Snetterton, Jack Harvey glanced in the bag containing five balls – numbered '8' to '12' – that would determine his fate for the following morning's reversed-grid race.

He'd already made the draw twice this year – as the winner of the opening race of the weekend – and pulled out '12' and '11', consigning him to sixth-row starts. This time he just wanted to make sure '8' and '9' actually existed. Once he was satisfied he looked away, plunged his hand in… and pulled out the '12'.

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