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USAC Formula Russell Championship on Tap This Weekend at Infineon SONOMA, Calif. - Infineon Raceway will feature the eighth round of the USAC Formula Russell Championship Race Series this weekend (Sept. 14-15) on the 12-turn, 2.52-mile road ...

USAC Formula Russell Championship on Tap This Weekend at Infineon

SONOMA, Calif. - Infineon Raceway will feature the eighth round of the USAC Formula Russell Championship Race Series this weekend (Sept. 14-15) on the 12-turn, 2.52-mile road course.

Qualifying will take place on both Saturday and Sunday at 9 a.m., with main events set for noon Saturday and 12:30 p.m. Sunday. In all, there will be nine main events over the two days.

Joel Nelson leads the standings after seven rounds with 185 points, followed by Los Gatos' Steve Hill (147) and Jason Kritikos (130). Kritikos has won five of the last seven main events. All drivers will operate identical rotary-powered Formula Russell cars that average more than 90 mph around the road course.

Gates open at 8 a.m. each day and admission is free. For more information, visit www.russellracing.com.

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Series Other open wheel
Drivers Joel Nelson , Steve Hill