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U.S. F2000 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY SPEEDVISION RACE NOTES Phoenix International Raceway National Championship Round One Road To Indy Oval Crown Round One 11:52.48, working first of three pace laps. No. 77 Primat blew an engine ...

U.S. F2000 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY SPEEDVISION RACE NOTES

Phoenix International Raceway National Championship Round One Road To Indy Oval Crown Round One

11:52.48, working first of three pace laps. No. 77 Primat blew an engine in warm-up and did not make the grid. 11:55.36, working final pace lap. Television was not ready, the field will do one more pace lap. 11:57.36, working lap 1, GREEN. No. 96 Camirand into the lead, No. 5 Wheldon to the outside into second, YELLOW. No. 66 Oberto and No. 56 Herb into the wall in turn four and on the front straight. Both drivers are out of the car and heading to medical for a routine checkup. 12:01.11, working lap 4, the top-five are No. 96, No. 5, No. 40 Quintanilla, No. 13 Dismore and No. 14 Foyt. No. 88 Hampton passed six cars on the opening lap and is 10th. 12:04.10, working lap 7, one to go this time by. No. 24 Justus moved from 30th to 23rd on the first lap. 12:05.35, working lap 8, GREEN. 12:06.41, working lap 9, YELLOW. Several cars into the wall on back straight. No. 70 Puccini, No. 21 Zimmermann, No. 59 Groom, No. 8 Garcia and No. 23 Bell are all involved. 12:09.55, working lap 12, No. 27 Dick into the pits. No. 6 Paterson black-flagged. The top-five are No. 96, No. 5, No. 40, No. 13, No. 14. 12:17.30, working lap 18, One lap to go. 12:18.40, working lap 19, GREEN. 12:19.32, working lap 20, No. 14 into fourth, No. 13 is fifth. 12:20.58, working lap 23, No. 40 spins and continues in turn two. No. 77 joins the race. 12:22.12, working lap 26, Halfway. No. 96 leads by 1.23 seconds over No. 5, No. 4 Rikert, No. 14 and No. 13. No. 24 is up to 10th. 12:23.40, working lap 29, No. 96 now leads by 2.08 seconds over No. 5, No. 4, No. 14 and No. 13. 12:25.25, working lap 32, No. 96 now leads by almost four seconds as the field is lapping cars. 12:28.08, working lap 38, No. 5 has cut the lead to 2.68 seconds in traffic. 12:32.13, working lap 47, No. 96 now leads by 3.6 seconds over No. 5, No. 4, No. 14 and No. 13. No. 24 is up to seventh after starting 30th. 12:33.34, working lap 50, WHITE for No. 96 Camirand. 12:34.00, CHECKERED FLAG for No. 96 Marc-Antoine Camirand, taking his first career win in a flag-to-flag race, followed by No. 5 Dan Wheldon, No. 3 Steve Rikert, No. 14 Larry Foyt and No. 13 Mark Dismore.

Fastest race lap: No. 40 Quintanilla, 0:27.683, 130.044 mph (RECORD) Lap leaders: No. 96, laps 1-50. Cautions: 2 for 16 laps.

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