NA-F2000: Homestead Saturday qualfifying for race one notes

<pre> April 7, 2001 8:03 AM -- The first car rolls for single-car qualifying for Round Two of the U.S. F2000 National Championship. Round Two will take place today at 2:00p.m. on the 1-4 mile Homestead-Miami Speedway modified oval. 8:03...

<pre> April 7, 2001

8:03 AM -- The first car rolls for single-car qualifying for Round Two of the U.S. F2000 National Championship. Round Two will take place today at 2:00p.m. on the 1-4 mile Homestead-Miami Speedway modified oval.

8:03 AM -- The first car, No. 59 Green will not have his times count towards qualifying, as he will not be in the race.

8:06 AM -- No. 28 Lewis sees the green flag to commence his two-lap qualifying effort. 8:08 AM -- No. 28 post a lap of 52.722 (95.596 mph) in his first lap. 8:09 AM -- No. 28 improves to 50.992 (98.839 mph) in his second lap.

8:09 AM -- No. 7 Ickx begins first flying lap. 8:10 AM -- No. 7 post a time of 47.303 (106.547 mph) in the first lap. 8:11 AM -- No. 7 improves to 46.709 (107.902 mph) in the second lap.

8:12 AM -- No. 22 Potolicchio starts his qualifying effort. 8:13 AM -- No. 22 posts a quick time of 46.474 (110.883 mph).

8:15 AM -- No. 44 Dana begins his qualifying run. 8:16 AM -- No. 44 first lap is currently second quickest 45.578 (110.580 mph). 8:16 AM -- No. 44 second lap is now quickest with a time of 45.180 (111.707 mph).

8:17 AM -- Weather conditions are sunny and warm with a good breeze. The start was briefly delayed due to moisture on the track.

8:18 AM -- No. 19 Urlin is on track. 8:18 AM -- No. 19 first lap is 46.612 (108.127 mph). 8:19 AM -- No. 19 improves in the second lap to 45.909 (109.782 mph). 8:19 AM -- Current to three are No. 44, No. 2 and No. 19.

8:20 AM -- No. 8 Coello has begun his qualifying run. 8:21 AM -- No. 8 first lap is 46.213 (109.060 mph). 8:21 AM -- No. 8 makes a big jump in his second lap with a time of 45.454 (110.881 mph).

8:22 AM -- No. 25 Brinkmann begins his qualifying effort. 8:23 AM -- No. 25 Brinkmann is second quickest with a time of 45.154 (111.618 mph).

8:25 AM -- No. 14 Martinez is on track. 8:26 AM -- No. 14 third quickest after first lap of 45.422 (110.959 mph). 8:27 AM -- No. 14 second lap is 46.165 (111.591 mph).

8:28 AM -- No. 33 Dyer first lap 45.641 (110.427 mph). 8:29 AM -- No. 33 second lap is 45.278 (111.312 mph).

8:29 AM -- No. 18 Figge post a time of 45.198 (111.509 mph) in his first lap. 8:31 AM -- No. 18 jumps to the top of the order in his second lap with a time of 44.850 (112.375 mph).

8:32 AM -- No. 82 Harrison begins his two-lap qualifying order. 8:32 AM -- Top-three is No. 18, No. 44 and No. 25. 8:32 AM -- No. 82 first lap is 45.613 (110.495 mph). 8:33 AM -- No. 82 second lap is 45.558 (110.628 mph).

8:34 AM -- No. 55 Rodarte is on track for his qualifying effort. 8:35 AM -- No. 55 posts a time 45.355 (111.123 mph) in his first lap. 8:36 AM -- No. 55 second lap is 44.978 (112.055 mph), second quickest.

8:37 AM -- No. 3 Bell is on course. 8:38 AM -- No. 3 posts a quick time of 45.369 (111.089 mph).

8:39 AM -- No. 5 Luyendyk Jr. first lap is a time of 45.294 (111.273 mph). 8:40 AM -- No. 5 jumps to second with a time of 44.937 (112.157 mph) in lap two. 8:41 AM -- Current top-five is No. 18, No. 5, No. 55, No. 44, and No. 25.

8:42 AM -- No. 15 Rojas first lap is 45.239 (111.406 mph). 8:43 AM -- No. 15 is quickest now with a lap of 44.810 (112.475 mph).

8:43 AM -- No. 2 Gray begins his qualifying run. 8:44 AM -- No. 2 engine dies as he gets the green flag, ending his qualifying run.

8:45 AM -- No. 69 Asaro is on course. 8:47 AM -- No. 69 moves into the top-three with a time of 44.880 (112.299 mph).

8:47 AM -- No. 6 Kasemets begins his qualifying effort. 8:49 AM -- No. 6 first lap is 45.182 (111.549 mph). 8:49 AM -- No. 6 is now quickest with a time of 44.454 (113.144 mph).

8:51 AM -- No. 89 is on track. 8:51 AM -- No. 89 first lap is 45.132 (111.672 mph). 8:52 AM -- No. 89 posts the fastest lap thus far, 44.241 (113.921 mph).

8:52 AM -- No. 12 Constantine begins his qualifying run. 8:53 AM -- No. 12 best time is 45.224 (111.445 mph).

8:55 AM -- No. 96 is the final car on track. 8:56 AM -- No. 96 finishes second with a quick time of 44.538 (113.162 mph). 8:58 AM -- Top-five are No. 89 LaPoint, No. 96 Camirand, No. 6 Kasemets, No. 15 Rojas and No. 18 Figge.

-USF2000-

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