NA-F2000: Watkins Glen Race one Notes

U.S. F2000 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND FIVE RACE NOTES 1:18 PM, pace car rolls. No. 34 Duit stalled at inner loop. 1:21 PM, working lap 1, NO START. No. 34 is still on the track in the inner loop. 1:25 PM, working lap 2, GREEN. 1:26 PM,...

U.S. F2000 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND FIVE RACE NOTES

1:18 PM, pace car rolls. No. 34 Duit stalled at inner loop.

1:21 PM, working lap 1, NO START. No. 34 is still on the track in the inner loop.

1:25 PM, working lap 2, GREEN.

1:26 PM, working lap 3, the top-five are No. 13 Besnard, No. 96 Camirand, No. 88 Hampton, No. 5 Lally and No. 2 McGehee. No. 25 Coggins in the pits with a damaged wing.

1:28 PM, working lap 4, No. 5 into third with No. 88 back to fourth. No. 22 Yott is off in turn one. Driver is out and okay.

1:29 PM, working lap 5, No. 88 into third. No. 2 is closing on the battle for second. No. 13 leads by 0.940-second.

1:30 PM, working lap 6, No. 96 Camirand is closing on No. 13. The gap is 0.384-second.

1:31 PM, working lap 7, No. 2 into fourth. The lead duo is 6.950 seconds ahead of third, No. 88.

1:33 PM, working lap 8, No. 2 into third. No.71 Durant is the "B" Class leader. No. 64 Quintanilla is sounding rough. No. 4 Dayton into the pits.

1:34 PM, working lap 9, No. 5 into fourth. The top-five are No. 13, No. 96, No. 2, No. 5 and No. 88.

1:35 PM, working lap 10, No. 13 leads by 0.880-second. No. 88 back into fourth.

1:36 PM, working lap 11, HALFWAY. No. 13 leads No. 96 by 0.583-second. No. 5 into fourth. No. 28 Bottoms in the pits.

1:37 PM, working lap 12, No. 13 stretches the lead to 1.458 seconds. No. 88 retakes fourth from No. 5. No. 7 Hornish into the pits.

1:39 PM, working lap 13, No. 5 again into fourth.

1:40 PM, working lap 14, No. 88 back into fourth. The top-five are No. 13, No. 96, No. 2, No. 88 and No. 5.

1:41 PM, working lap 15, No. 96 passes No. 13 for the lead going into turn one. No. 9 LaLiberte hard into the pit wall. No. 13 retakes the lead.

1:43 PM, working lap 17, YELLOW. The top-five are No. 13, No. 96, No. 2, No. 5 and No. 88.

1:48 PM, working lap 18, the "Iffy" flag is shown (a furled yellow twisted side-to-side) signaling a possible restart next time by. Pace car lights are out in the back straight. Green this time by, meaning a two-lap shootout.

1:51 PM, working lap 19, GREEN. No. 5 and No. 88 past No. 2 into third and fourth.

1:52 PM, working lap 20, WHITE FLAG for No. 13 Besnard.

1:53 PM, CHECKERED FLAG for No. 13 Besnard, followed by No. 96, No. 5, No. 88 and No. 2. Third place was a photo finish. This is Besnard's fourth win on the season, and fourth-career win. No. 71 Duran is the B Class winner.

Margin of Victory: 0.955-second Fast race lap: No. 96, M-A Camirand, 1:15.228

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