Lakeville, CT – Benjamin Searcy took pole for round three of the 2009 F2000 season at the last possible second during today’s qualifying session at Lime Rock. Searcy logged a 50.668, which broke the standing track record of 51.400 by an enormous margin. Chris Miller, Remy Audette and Matthew Inge rounded out the top five.
Lakeville, CT – On a beautiful day at Lime Rock Tom Fatur showed that experience counts as he lead the way in opening practice for rounds three and four of the 2009 F2000 season. Fatur, driving for GTP Motorsports, was at the top of the charts in both sessions with a best lap of 51.171, three tenths under the current track record. The top 15 cars were separated by less than a second.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN. (May 21, 2009) – JDC MotorSports resumes its F2000 Championship Series campaign on Memorial Day weekend (May 22-25), with Rounds Three and Four of the program taking place at the historic Lime Rock Park. The Minnesota-based squad enters the second event of the season as one of the teams to beat following American Chris Miller’s inaugural series win in Round Two and a good series debut by Mexican Alejandro Munoz.
New York, NY – The F2000 Championship Series heads to Lime Rock Park this weekend for rounds three and four of the 2009 season. The F2000 Series last visited the Connecticut track in 2007 for the season finale which saw Cole Morgan take the championship crown by winning both races on the challenging seven-turn 1.53 mile circuit.
While other development racings series struggle to get their car count out of the teens and face skyrocketing costs, the F2000 Championship Series is readying itself for takeoff. Positioned firmly on the open wheel racing ladder, F2000 is quickly becoming the destination for racers coming out of karting or looking to graduate up from school cars.
The goal for JDC MotorSports entering the 2009 F2000 Championship Series season was to win races and challenge for the title. After the season-opening doubleheader at Virginia International Raceway over the weekend (April 10-11), the Minnesota-based team has already achieved one of those objectives. American Chris Miller recovered from a race-ending incident in Round One to score his inaugural F2000 Championship Series win in Round Two. Alejandro Munoz, in his first-ever race Formula Ford 2000 event, finished 15th and 18th in the doubleheader.