NA-F2000: Mid-Ohio race one, two notes

Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Championship Race 1 & 2 Notes from Mid-Ohio Race 1 Notes from Mid-Ohio 8:58 AM -- Cars have begun to form in the false grid. 8:58 AM -- Prior to the start No. 11 Rubenzer, No. 25 A. Prendeville and No. 23 Bomarito all...

Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Championship Race 1 & 2 Notes from Mid-Ohio

Race 1 Notes from Mid-Ohio

8:58 AM -- Cars have begun to form in the false grid.
8:58 AM -- Prior to the start No. 11 Rubenzer, No. 25 A. Prendeville and No. 23 Bomarito all did a hardship lap.
9:00 AM -- No. 32 Barber and No. 9 Kasemets will start on the front-row.
9:05 AM -- It has become overcast and rain is a possibility.
9:11 AM -- Field given five minutes to roll signal.
9:15 AM -- The field rolls onto the track.
9:17 AM -- The race will be 20 laps in length.
9:19 AM -- GREEN, No. 32 has held the lead into the esses.
9:20 AM -- Working Lap 1, No. 37 Dona, the ACC polesitter is into the gravel trap.
9:20 AM -- YELLOW, Working Lap 2.
9:21 AM -- Working Lap 2, Top-five is No. 32, No. 9, No. 23, No. 86 Brumbaugh and No. 25.
9:24 AM -- Working Lap 4, Field given one to go signal.
9:27 AM -- GREEN, Working Lap 5, Field goes single-file through turn one.
9:29 AM -- Working Lap 5, No. 35 Crean has spun and continued.
9:30 AM -- Working Lap 5, No. 27 Fierberg spins in the carousel and continues.
9:31 AM -- Working Lap 7, No. 32 and No. 9 have pulled a good gap on No. 23 and No. 86, who are running nose-to-tail.
9:32 AM -- Working Lap 8, The top-five remains unchanged and evenly spaced apart.
9:34 AM -- Working Lap 9, Sixth through Ninth are running nose-to-tail.
9:36 AM -- Working Lap 10, No. 32 has a lead of 1.2 seconds over No. 9.
9:37 AM -- Working Lap 11, No. 91 Kimball has begun to challenge No. 25 for fifth place.
9:38 AM -- Working Lap 12, The leaders are closing on traffic.
9:39 AM -- Working Lap 12, No. 58 Chu spins and continues.
9:39 AM -- Working Lap 13, No. 9 has caught No. 32 and looks to pass in turn one.
9:41 AM -- Working Lap 14, No. 9 is pressuring No. 32, but has not found way past.
9:42 AM -- Working Lap 14, No. 5 Haynie has returned with a blown tire.
9:42 AM -- Working Lap 15, No. 32 has rebuilt a gap on No. 9, who is now being pressured by No. 23.
9:44 AM -- Working Lap 16, Top-five remains No. 32, No. 9, No. 23, No. 86 and No. 25.
9:45 AM -- Working Lap 17, No. 36 Hansen leads the ACC class, in 15th place overall.
9:48 AM -- Working Lap 19, No. 86 is being pressured by No. 25 for fourth place.
9:49 AM -- WHITE, Working Lap 20, No. 32 continues to lead, but No. 9 is right behind him now.
9:50 AM -- Working Lap 20, No. 9 passes for the lead in the esses.
9:51 AM -- CHECKERD, No. 9 Kasemets wins with a last lap pass. No. 32 Barber and No. 23 Bomarito complete the top-three. No. 36 Hansen wins the ACC class.

Race 2 Notes from Mid-Ohio

2:45 PM -- Cars have begun to form in the false grid.
2:45 PM -- No. 37 Dona, No. 6 McDonough and No. Haynie are all expected to start, having repaired the damage sustained in race 1 earlier today.
2:46 PM -- No. 32 Barber, who led the most laps in race 1 will start from the pole position.
2:47 PM -- No. 91 Kimball will start alongside No. 32 on the front-row.
2:47 PM -- No. 9 Kasemets, winner of race 1, will start third.
2:55 PM -- Field given five minutes to roll signal.
2:58 PM -- All the cars have started their engines.
3:00 PM -- Cars roll on track for the start of one pace lap.
3:02 PM -- Pace car lights are out.
3:03 PM -- GREEN, Working Lap 1, Three-wide into the esses. No. 32 maintains the lead.
3:05 PM -- Working Lap 2, Clean opening lap.
3:06 PM -- Working Lap 2, No. 12 Gue into the pits with a throttle problem.
3:06 PM -- Working Lap 2, Top-five is No. 32, No. 91, No. 9, No. 23 Bomarito and No. 8 Baltzer.
3:06 PM -- Working Lap 2, No. 9 has passed No. 91 for second place.
3:07 PM -- Working Lap 3, No. 35 Crean into the pits.
3:08 PM -- Working Lap 3, Great battle fourth.
3:08 PM -- Working Lap 4, No. 2 Aschenbach has moved into fourth.
3:08 PM -- Working Lap 4, Top-five is No. 32, No. 9, No. 91, No. 2 and No. 23.
3:10 PM -- Working Lap 5, Top-four are evenly spaced apart.
3:10 PM -- Working Lap 5, No. 37 leads the ACC class.
3:11 PM -- Working Lap 6, No. 25 A. Prendeville spins off in turn one.
3:13 PM -- YELLOW, Working Lap 7.
3:14 PM -- Working Lap 8, Top-five No. 32, No. 9, No. 91, No. 2 and No. 23.
3:16 PM -- Working Lap 9, Field given one to green signal.
3:18 PM -- GREEN, Working Lap 10, No. 32 holds the lead, while No. 2 looks to the inside of No. 91.
3:20 PM -- Working Lap 10, No. 91 is holding off No. 2.
3:21 PM -- Working Lap 11, No. 32 has pulled out a four car length lead on No. 9.
3:21 PM -- Working Lap 11, No. 91, No. 2 and No. 23 have great battle for position.
3:22 PM -- Working Lap 12, No. 37 continues to lead the ACC.
3:23 PM -- Working Lap 13, No. 32 continuing to stretch his lead.
3:25 PM -- Top-five remains No. 32, No. 9, No. 91, No. 2 and No. 23.
3:27 PM -- Working Lap 15, No. 38 Rose spins and continues.
3:29 PM -- Working Lap 17, No. 32 continues to lead by over one second.
3:30 PM -- Working Lap 18, No. 11 Rubenzer has pulled off-course with a mechanical failure.
3:31 PM -- Working Lap 18, No. 9 has begun to close on No. 32.
3:32 PM -- Working Lap 19, Top-five remains the same.
3:32 PM -- WHITE, Leaders get held up by traffic, No. 91 passes No. 9 for second.
3:34 PM -- CHECKERED, No. 32 Barber wins, just holding off No. 91 Kimball. No. 9 Kasemets finishes third. No. 37 Dona wins the ACC.

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