NA-F2000: Atlanta race notes

U.S. F2000 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACE NOTES 6:59.01, pace car rolls for the first of two pace laps for the 30-lap race. The first wave-off will not count as a race lap but all subsequent wave-offs will. 7:00.41, working second pace lap. Green...

U.S. F2000 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACE NOTES

6:59.01, pace car rolls for the first of two pace laps for the 30-lap race. The first wave-off will not count as a race lap but all subsequent wave-offs will. 7:00.41, working second pace lap. Green next time by. No. 51 LeMond has stopped on the back straight. 7:05.44, one lap to go until green. 7:07.39, working lap 1, No. 88 Hampton leads No. 13 Besnard. 7:08.12, working lap 2, YELLOW. Several cars spin and continue in turn one, including No. 64 Quintanilla. 7:10.47, working lap 4, the top-three are No. 88, No. 2 McGehee and No. 13 Besnard. No. 51 returns to the race. 7:13.33, working lap 6, GREEN. No. 88, No. 13 and No. 2 fight for the lead. 7:15.23, working lap 8, No. 88 and No. 2 are way out front battling for the lead. 7:16.04, working lap 9, YELLOW. No. 34 Duit has stopped in the chicane. No. 45 Bell has stopped on course. No. 2 McGehee leads. 7:21.45, working lap 13, GREEN. No. 11 Rikert jumps the start and is black-flagged. No. 88 into the lead. 7:22.35, working lap 14, No. 52 Oergel makes a huge run and takes the lead. YELLOW. No. 27 Dick into the wall at the chicane. The order is No. 52, No. 2 and No. 88. 7:28.04, working lap 18, GREEN. No. 2 into the lead. No. 88 into the lead. No. 13 second. 7:29.26, working lap 19, YELLOW. No. 51 into the wall at the chicane, flips and lands right-side up. Driver is out of the car and 7:32.38, working lap 21, RED. There is water on the track from the water barrels which broke. 7:39.03, working lap 21, pace car rolls. The top-five are No. 88, No. 13, No. 2, No. 52 and No. 5. 7:40.08, working lap 23, GREEN. No. 2 into the lead. 7:41.06, working lap 24, No. 52 bumps No. 13 in the chicane and continue. No. 2 McGehee leads. 7:42.03, working lap 27, YELLOW. No. 77 Herb, No. 33 Smith, No. 25 involved in an accident in the chicane. More water is on the circuit. 7:48.13, working lap 29, the top-five are No. 2, No. 13 and No. 5. 7:49.24, working lap 30, WHITE for No. 2 McGehee.

Robby McGehee takes his second-career U.S. F2000 National Championship victory, followed by No. 13 Besnard and No. 5 Lally. David Besnard wins the U.S. F2000 Oval Crown Championship, 137 points to 123 by McGehee and 121 by Hampton.

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Series Other open wheel
Drivers Robby McGehee , David Besnard