Fort Myers, FL – Matthew Inge, a mining engineering senior from Virginia Tech, fought through a tough season-ending weekend at the Mid Ohio Sports Car Course to capture a second place finish in a hard fought battle for the F2000 Championship.
Six events and 12 races have come and gone. Chris Miller is 2009 F2000 Championship Series champion. Miller underscored his title season by dominating the season finale, and passing Remy Audette for the win – not to mention going side by side with Audette through the first few corners of the opening lap of round 12. Miller showed the true mark of his championship with a crushing victory. Not to mention starting from pole and setting fast lap along the way.
JDC MotorSports is the 2009 F2000 Championship Series champion after American Chris Miller clinched the series title on Sunday afternoon (August 16) with the victory in Round 12 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The newly crowned champion added a fifth place result and a pair of pole positions in the doubleheader, while Mexican rookie Alejandro Munoz finished 20th and 17th in the two races.
Lexington, OH – Chris Miller took the F2000 Championship Series title while putting a stamp on his 2009 season by taking a dominating victory in the season finale at Mid-Ohio over Remy Audette and Tim Minor. The JDC driver lost the lead on the start to Audette only to pass the Canadian for the lead just a few laps later. After expertly controlling a restart, Miller was able to dictate the pace for the rest of the race, taking his fourth victory of the season and more importantly, the championship.
Lexington, OH – Chris Miller took pole for the F2000 season finale at Mid-Ohio this morning in qualifying and added another three points to his championship lead over Matthew Inge, who lost a front wing during the session and will have to start seventh. Remy Audette will line up next to Miller’s JDC Van Diemen. Tim Minor will start third alongside yesterday’s winner and 2009 rookie of the year, Benjamin Searcy. Victor Carbone rounded out the top five.
Lexington, OH – Benjamin Searcy and Z-Sports took their third win of the F2000 season at Mid-Ohio, Searcy held second spot for most of the race before a late race spin by leader Remy Audette gave him the lead and ultimately the victory. Tim Minor finished second, coming off a win at Summit Point. Audette recovered to finish third followed by Alegra’s Fabio Orsolon and championship points leader Chris Miller in an all green flag race.
Lexington, OH – In his usual fashion, championship points leader Chris Miller took pole for this afternoon’s first F2000 race of the weekend at Mid-Ohio at the last possible second, shattering the standing track record by some eight tenths of a second. Miller turned a lap of 1:24.117 to steal the pole away from Ben Searcy, who was fastest in practice and also set his best time on his final flying lap.