Telitz top in final Pro Mazda test, while Martin heads USF2000 field
Mazda Road To Indy testing concluded at Barber Motorsports Park this afternoon, with Aaron Telitz and Anthony Martin P1 in their respective series.
Like almost all drivers in the 12-car field, Aaron Telitz set his fastest time of the day – and indeed, the whole two-day test – in the morning session. The Wisconsin-born rookie sent the Team Pelfrey #82 around the 2.38-mile course in 1min20.7221sec, less than 0.1sec faster than his teammate Pato O’Ward but more than quarter-second clear of third Pelfrey machine of Weiron Tan.
In the final session, Tan and O’Ward swapped cars, but the Mexican headed the Malaysian either way.
Argentinean rookie Nicolas Dapero, who has come from a partial season of Brazilian Formula 3, was fastest of the four-car Juncos Racing contingent, edging out Garett Grist, Jake Parsons and Will Owen, from Castle Rock, Colo.
Reigning USF2000 champion Nico Jamin has been gradually building his pace in Pro Mazda cars, and ended the test fifth fastest-for Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing.
Anthony Martin put Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing in front with a 1min23.8430sec lap in Session 4, with James Munro turning the second fastest time for Team Pelfrey, less than 0.02sec slower.
Parker Thompson was top in two of Sunday’s three sessions for Cape and emerged with third-fastest time overall, narrowly ahead of Ayla Agren - who put her John Cummiskey Racing entry top of the final session.
Pabst Racing teammates Garth Rickards and Jordan Lloyd rounded out the top six, while the youngest driver in the field, 14-year-old Jordan Cane, also topped one of the sessions for Team Pelfrey.
The top 12 drivers were within one second of the fastest time.
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