NA-F2000: Mid-Ohio race notes

U.S. F2000 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND SEVEN RACE NOTES 10:40 AM, pace car rolls for pace lap. The field will do one complete lap and then take the green on the back straight. Conditions are partly cloudy and dry. 10:43 AM, working lap 1 GREEN....

U.S. F2000 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND SEVEN RACE NOTES 10:40 AM, pace car rolls for pace lap. The field will do one complete lap and then take the green on the back straight. Conditions are partly cloudy and dry. 10:43 AM, working lap 1 GREEN. No. 13 Besnard leads. No. 24 Jones off in the esses. 10:44 AM, working lap 2, No. 96 Camirand goes into second. The top-five are No. 13, No. 96, No. 7 Hornish Jr., No. 30 Garcia. No. 9 LaLiberte spins and is hit by several cars in the esses. 10:46 AM, working lap 3, the top-five are No. 13, No. 96, No. 7, No. 30 and No. 28 Bottoms. No. 13 leads by 2.883 seconds. No. 28, No. 51 LeMond, No. 2 McGehee and No 11 Rikert all pass No. 30. 10:49 AM, working lap 5, No. 13 Besnard leads by 3.370 seconds, followed by No. 96, No. 7, No. 28 and No. 51. 10:52 AM, working lap 7, No. 2 into the pits with an electrical problem and returns to the track. 10:55 AM, working lap 9, No. 13 leads No. 96 by 4.071 seconds, followed by No. 7, then 6 seconds back to No. 51 and No. 28. No. 11 Rikert, who was sixth, into the pits with an oil leak. Good battle for sixth between No. 88 Hampton, No. 52 Oergel, No. 8 Johnson and No. 5 Lally. No. 75 Cosmo leads the "B" class. 10:58 AM, working lap 11, half way. No. 7 is dragging his front wing. 10:59 AM, working lap 12, No. 51 is closing fast on No. 7. No. 8 passes No. 52 and No. 88. No. 8 passes No. 52 for sixth. No. 7's wing is now hitting his tire. 11:01 AM, working lap 13, No. 51 has caught No. 7 and is battling for third. 11:03 AM, working lap 14, No. 51 outbrakes No. 7 for third in turn seven. 11:04 AM, working lap 15, No. 7 is passed by No. 28 for fourth. 11:05 AM, working lap 16, No. 13 leads No. 96 by 8.292 seconds, followed by No. 51, No. 28 and No. 7. 11:08 AM, working lap 18, No. 8 passes No. 7 for fifth. 11:09 AM, working lap 19, No. 28 spins in turn one and is passed by No. 8 and No. 88 for fourth and fifth. 11:10 AM, working lap 20 WHITE flag for No. 13 Besnard, followed by No. 96, No. 51, No. 8 and No. 88. 11:12 AM, CHECKERED FLAG for No. 13 Besnard, 6.648 seconds ahead of No. 96, followed by No. 51, No. 8 and No. 88.

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