ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. (August 13, 2002)--The Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Championship today announced a modification to the 2002 schedule. Added to the schedule is an additional race at Road Atlanta, in conjunction with the petit Le Mans.
Originally scheduled as a single race event, the Petit Le Mans race weekend will now feature two races, Thursday, October 10 and Friday, October 11. Racing in support of the American Le Mans 10-hour race, Rounds 11 and 12 of the 2002 Zetec Championship will be 20-laps of the 2.5-mile road course.
With the addition of a race at the Road Atlanta event, the 2002 Zetec Championship will now consist of 14 rounds, with the final two rounds being contested at Virginia International Raceway, October 26-27. A driver's 12 best results will now count towards the championship.
The Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Championship will conduct a two-day test at 2.5-mile Road Atlanta road course, September 23-24, 2002.