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Minor took another pole
A late afternoon qualifying session for the F2000 Championship Series at Summit Point on a drying race track with lap times tumbling saw local expert and 2013 F2000 Champion Tim Minor grab the pole position at the very last opportunity in his No. 88 Citation for Ski Motorsports.
F2000 driver Kevin Kopp in the No. 22 WISKO Van Diemen
With an intense schedule of four races in a three week span for the F2000 Championship Series and F1600 Formula F Championship Series at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Series officials have announced an innovative award for the best Ohio race results, to be dubbed “King of The Buckeyes”.
Minor started from first place, his second pole and second win of the weekend
Tim Minor briefly lost his race lead on a messy restart but took it back one lap later and pulled out a gap in the No. 88 Citation to take his second win in two days and sweep the F2000 season opener at VIR for Ski Motorsports.
The F2000 Championship Series today announced its 2013 seven-event schedule for the Championship’s eighth season.
As always, the development Series featuring aspiring drivers and proven veterans will start the season in Virginia in April and then continue touring some of North America’s best road courses as large fields fight for race wins and a Championship.All weekends feature two races.
2013 is going to be a turning point for me
Open-wheel racing and former midget and sprint car driver Timothy Paul of Mahopac, New York, has signed an agreement to race in the Firestone Indy Lights Championship in 2014 for AJ Foyt Racing. Prior to the 2014 season, Paul, who has run competitively in the F2000 Championship Series, will spend 2013 competing in both F2000 and USF2000 in a CellMark Paper-sponsored entry to gain the maximum amount of seat time possible.
“Coming into 2012, the goal was to win” – Coello
Niki Coello came into his first full F2000 Championship Series season far from rookie status, with a collection of National Championships and hopes to contend for the title in his No. 81 RFR chassis. While the title would prove elusive, Coello collected podium after podium until scoring the first and only non-Van Diemen win in Series history in the pouring rain at Summit Point in August en route to a third place Championship effort.
La Rocca fist-pumping his 2012 season
After momentarily getting shuffled back to fourth on an exciting opening lap, 2012 F2000 Champion Robert La Rocca picked off two cars on lap one and then passed Rob Nicholas for the lead on the next lap to open up a huge gap en route to a record-breaking 11th win of the season for HP-Tech Motorsport. It was the fourth weekend sweep of the year for the Venezuelan in the season finale doubleheader at Watkins Glen International, winning ahead of Wyatt Gooden and Nicholas.