Round 10 of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda
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The optimistic BYR Team pilot took to the historic yet challenging Mid-Ohio track for the first time
Canadian AMA Pro GoPro Daytona Sportbike racer Ben Young had high hopes to Make a Splash at this past weekend’s Buckeye SuperBike Weekend presented by Dunlop Tire at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course however a variety challenges prevented him from cracking the top 10, resulting in an 18th place finish on Saturday and a 16th on Sunday.
Third Annual Mazda Road to Indy Oval Clinic Features Distinguished Panel
The Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda will return to the track this week with over 35 drivers on deck for a pair of official series tests at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, and Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Ind.
Long leads GT for Porsche and Flying Lizard
Klaus Graf picked up Friday morning where Lucas Luhr left off Thursday evening at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Graf set the best time for Muscle Milk Pickett Racing in the first official practice session for the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge. The German turned a lap of 1:12.185 in the No. 6 Honda Performance Development ARX-03a prototype that is on a four-race win streak in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.
Connery won his third race of the season, Remy Audette 7th
Kyle Connery made it three wins on the year and moved back into second place in the F2000 Championship Series standings, leading all 18 laps from pole at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Connery, driving the #91 Van Diemen, separated himself from the pack and held off the competition from a 28-car field on a mid-race restart to take his third win in eight races.
Remy Audette 5th
Chris Livengood started from the pole and led all 18 laps at Mid-Ohio to take his second career F2000 Championship Series win and second win at Mid-Ohio in a repeat performance of 2010. Livengood, driving for Work Racing with support from John Walko racing, led from the drop of the green, briefly holding off Brian Tomasi in the Afterburner Racing Van Diemen. Tomasi would finish second by just under two seconds with Robert La Rocca completing the podium.
Wyatt Gooden won on his Series debut
Aspiring racer Wyatt Gooden won at Mid-Ohio on his F1600 Formula F Championship Series debut, driving a Van Diemen/Honda prepared by veteran outfit Quantum Racing Services. Gooden started from pole and ran the fastest lap of the race, but had to fight his way back into the lead at one point from third, passing fellow aspiring drivers Sam Beasley and Mitch Martin on his way to victory.
Tim Minor was fastest followed by Rémy Audette
Masters Class veteran Tim Minor ended up on the top of the combined time sheets after three twilight practice sessions for the F2000 Championship Series at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in his #88 Ski Motorsports Van Diemen. Minor was followed by Championship leader Remy Audette, who was second fastest ahead of Zach Veach, for ArmsUp Motorsports, Kyle Connery and John LaRue.
Audette is coming off a double-win at Mid-Ohio
Six races down, eight to go, the F2000 Championship Series heads for the mid-point of the 2011 title fight this weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Championship points’ leader Remy Audette is coming off a clean sweep at Watkins Glen one month ago, winning both races and extending his lead to 67 points over rookie Kyle Connery, who has two wins on the season to Audette’s three.
Kautz leads the points with two wins in four races
Tim Kautz and Bill Valet lead a highly competitive 29-car field to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this weekend for rounds five and six of the 2011 F1600 Formula F Championship Series. Both are coming off strong runs at Watkins Glen, where they each took a victory, with Kautz extending his points to lead to 21 over Valet heading into Ohio.
Green Savoree also owns and operates the Honda Indy Toronto and Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
Green Savoree Racing Promotions, through newly formed, wholly owned subsidiary Green Savoree Mid-Ohio, LLC, has purchased Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and The Mid-Ohio School from Dublin, Ohio-based TrueSports, Inc.
The Series heads to Watkins Glen twice in 2011
The F2000 Championship Series today announced its 2011, 14-race, seven-weekend tentative schedule. The largest open wheel series in North America, featuring multiple chassis manufacturers and the best road courses in North America will open its sixth season of competition at VIRginia International Raceway in early April.