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.
Lexington, OH – Benjamin Searcy paced yesterday’s testing and lowered his time even further to set fast lap in the morning’s practice session at 1:24.457. The afternoon session saw championship leader Chris Miller on the top of the charts with a 1:25.1, but the times were considerably slower as the sun baked the track throughout the day.
Lexington, OH – F2000 teams prepared for this weekend’s season finale by taking part in a two hour twilight testing session this evening. The unofficial test session ended with Benjamin Searcy turning a blistering lap of 1:24.5, edging Chris Miller, Remy Audette, Tim Minor and Matthew Inge. Searcy’s lap was almost a full half second under the track record.
Mundelein, IL (August 13, 2009)- Quantum Racing will make their season debut in the F2000 Championship Series this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with driver and co-owner of the team, Slade Miller behind the wheel. Slade, 23, from Edmond, Oklahoma makes his return to road-racing after two years racing USAC Midgets and living in Indianapolis. The talented driver finished 2nd the last time he visited the 2.25 mile course in 2006, also driving his Van Diemen FF2000.
New York, NY – The 2009 F2000 title will be decided this weekend at the season finale at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Chris Miller leads the standings by a slim 24 point margin over fellow American Matthew Inge, who passed Miller for the win in race in one of two races at Summit Point just a few weeks ago. Canadian Remy Audette lurks another 34 points back from Inge. With a total of 110 points up for grabs at Mid-Ohio, the championship is far from over.
Another highly competitive race weekend in the books for the F2000 Championship Series, there was no shortage of side-stories, drama and post-race penalties. Championship leader Chris Miller was penalized 10 points following the event.