NA-F2000: Lime Rock qualifying one notes

Friday Qualifying 1 Notes from Lime Rock 5:10 PM -- Qualifying for Round Three of the 2003 season will be run under overcast conditions, with a dry track. 5:12 PM -- Qualifying will be 20-minutes on the demanding 1.53-mile road course. 5:14...

Friday Qualifying 1 Notes from Lime Rock

5:10 PM -- Qualifying for Round Three of the 2003 season will be run under overcast conditions, with a dry track.

5:12 PM -- Qualifying will be 20-minutes on the demanding 1.53-mile road course.

5:14 PM -- The Zetec Championship last raced at Lime Rock Park in 1994.

5:16 PM -- The qualifying lap record, set in a Pinto, is 0:50.157.

5:16 PM -- The Zetec Championship cars are marginally the fastest cars racing on the Mohegan Sun Presents the Lime Rock Grand Prix, posting times just quicker than the 675 Horsepower Trans-Am cars.

5:18 PM -- Cars roll on course to begin qualifying, with almost the entire field on sticker tires.

5:20 PM -- No. 8 Baltzer and No. 91 Kimball, who both crashed in practice have not made it out for qualifying, as the team is continuing to repair the cars.

5:22 PM -- Early in the session, the top-five is No. 23 Bomarito, No. 6 McDonough, No. 25 A. Prendeville, No. 9 Kasemets and No. 97 Hodges.

5:23 PM -- The top-five is changing every lap.

5:24 PM -- No. 9 is running a low ride height, as he has sparks coming from the car under breaking on the front straight.

5:24 PM -- No. 2 Aschenbach becomes the first driver to post a time in the 50 second range.

5:26 PM -- No. 8 and No. 91 have joined qualifying.

5:26 PM -- The top-three have now all posted times in the 50-second range.

5:27 PM -- Current top-five is No. 2, No. 25, No. 24 D. Prendeville, No. 3 and No. 9.

5:28 PM -- the fastest ACC car is No. 37 Dona.

5:29 PM - No. 3 has posted the fastest time, 2 one thousands of a second quicker than No. 2.

5:30 PM -- No. 23 is now quickest with a lap of 0:50.205.

5:32 PM -- No. 23 and No. 3 have broken the lap record.

5:32 PM -- Top-five is No. 23, No. 3, No. 2, No. 6 and No. 9

5:34 PM -- The fast lap is 0:50.005 (110.149 MPH).

5:36 PM -- No. 23 sets a new fast lap of 0:49.810.

5:36 PM -- The top-five is No. 23, No. 3, No. 9, No. 8 and No. 25.

5:37 PM -- No. 2 jumps to second on the charts.

5:38 PM -- CHECKERED.

5:38 PM -- No. 23 Bomarito captures his second pole position of the season with a new lap record of 0:49.810 (110.580 MPH). Completing the top-three is No. 2 Aschenbach and No. 3 Barber. The top ACC qualifier is No. 37 Dona in 16th position overall.

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