Round Four of the SCCA Pro Racing Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires is set for an 8:00 a.m. (PDT) start on Saturday.
Kenton Koch, of Glendora, Calif., finished second, followed by Dean Copeland, of Bowie, Md.
Dean set a fast lap of 2:31.372 (87.995 mph) around the 17-turn, 3.74-mile Sebring International Raceway in his No. 16 Projections Research/PPG MX-5.
Formula Lites is being created to give career-minded young drivers a place to begin their climb up the professional motorsports ladder.
This event marked the first national-level SCCA race at the four-year-old facility.
SCCA is well-represented both on and off-track at this weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Pirelli World Challenge has a rich history showcasing the world’s best drivers in the most exciting sprint racing in North America
SCCA Pro Racing sanctioning will mean that Global RallyCross will be a FIA recognized series.