NA-F2000: Mid-Ohio Preview

MID-OHIO IS PIVOTAL IN '99 F2000 TITLE CHASE This weekend's United States Formula 2000 National Championship round at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio is expected to be pivotal for those drivers with title aspirations.

MID-OHIO IS PIVOTAL IN '99 F2000 TITLE CHASE

This weekend's United States Formula 2000 National Championship round at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio is expected to be pivotal for those drivers with title aspirations. Canadian Marc-Antoine Camirand leads Englishman Dan Wheldon by just 22 points with 32 available at the 2.25-mile circuit. Friday's timetable of events as part of the "Miller Lite 200" weekend include practice from 8:45-9:15 am and qualifying sessions from 4:45-5:15 pm and 5:30-6 pm. Saturday's warmups sessions are from 8-8:15 and 8:25-8:40 am and the 22-lap feature race gets the green flag at 3:45 pm. Camirand has already posted victories at Phoenix, Ariz., Mosport, Canada and on August 1 in the most recent series event at Trois Rivieres, Canada. Wheldon won races at Charlotte, N.C. and Mosport, Atlanta, Ga., but also won on Mid-Ohio's road course in June. Saturday's race is the 11th of 14 in the 1999 series.

USAC/SCCA FORMULA 2000 CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS

1. Marc Antoine-Camirand    216      6. T.J. Bell               129
2. Dan Wheldon              194      7. Mark Dismore, Jr.       128
3. Steve Rikert             170      8. Jonathan Bottoms        127
4. Bobby Oergel             148      9. Daniel Muniz            119
5. Aaron Justus             132     10. Rolando Quintanilla     104

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Series Other open wheel
Drivers Mark Dismore , T.J. Bell , Dan Wheldon , Rolando Quintanilla , Aaron Justus