NA-F2000: Lime Rock race one notes

Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Championship Saturday Race 1 notes from Lime Rock 2:53 PM -- The field is given the five-minute start signal. 2:53 PM -- Starting on pole of Round Three of the 2003 season is No. 23 Bomarito, who set a lap record in ...

Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Championship Saturday Race 1 notes from Lime Rock

2:53 PM -- The field is given the five-minute start signal.

2:53 PM -- Starting on pole of Round Three of the 2003 season is No. 23 Bomarito, who set a lap record in qualifying on Friday.

2:55 PM -- Starting alongside on the front-row is No. 2 Aschenbach.

2:56 PM -- Winner of Rounds One & Two No. 3 Barber will start third.

2:58 PM -- No. 37 Dona is the fastest ACC competitor, starting 16th.

2:58 PM -- The 26-car field will do pace laps prior to the start of the 30-lap race.

3:00 PM -- Cars roll on course. It is overcast but dry.

3:02 PM -- Working Lap 1, GREEN, The field goes three-abreast into turn one, with No. 23 holding the lead.

3:04 PM -- Working Lap 1, No. 25 A. Prendeville has moved into third.

3:04 PM -- Working Lap 3, The top-three have begun to build a gap on fourth place.

3:05 PM -- Working Lap 3, Top-five is No. 23, No. 2, No. 25, No. 3 Barber and No. 9 Kasemets.

3:05 PM -- Working Lap 4, No. 23 has pulled out a 1.1 seconds lead over No. 2.

3:06 PM -- Working Lap 5, Second through fourth are running nose-to-tail.

3:08 PM -- Working Lap 7, No. 23 is fast approaching lapped traffic.

3:09 PM -- Working Lap 9, No. 3 Gue went off-course, but rejoined the field.

3:10 PM -- Working Lap 10, the top-five remains unchanged.

3:11 PM -- Working Lap 10, No. 97 Hodges has made contact and is blocking the course.

3:12 PM -- Working Lap 11, YELLOW.

3:18 PM -- Working Lap 14, GREEN, No. 23 holds the lead into turn one.

3:19 PM -- Working Lap 15, No. 9 passes No. 25 in turn one for fourth place.

3:21 PM -- Working Lap 17, No. 23 has built a lead of over one second on No. 3.

3:21 PM -- Working Lap 18, No. 2 in the pits.

3:21 PM -- Working Lap 18, The top-five is No. 23, No. 3, No. 9, No. 25 and No. 24 D. Prendeville.

3:23 PM -- Working Lap 20, No. 91 Kimball has passed No. 24 for fifth place.

3:24 PM -- Working Lap 21, No. 37 leads the ACC, in 12th place overall.

3:25 PM-- Working Lap 22, The leaders are in heavy traffic.

3:26 PM -- Working Lap 23, No. 9 and No. 25 are involved in a good battle for position.

3:26 PM -- Working Lap 24, YELLOW, For No. 90 Wright into the tire barrier in turn seven.

3:30 PM -- Working Lap 26, Field given one to green signal.

3:31 PM -- Working Lap 27, No. 23 gets another great start and maintains the lead.

3:32 PM -- Working Lap 27, No. 8 Baltzer has moved into fifth.

3:32 PM -- Working Lap 28, Top-five is No. 23, No. 3, No. 9, No. 25 and No. 8.

3:33 PM -- Working Lap 29, No. 9 warned for blocking.

3:34 PM -- Working Lap 30, WHITE.

3:35 PM -- CHECKERED, No. 23 Jonathan Bomarito leads flag-to-flag to win his first career Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Championship race. No. 3 Westley Barber and No. 9 Tonis Kasemets complete the top-three. No. 37 Chris Dona won the American Continental Class.

-www.usf2000.com

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Series Other open wheel
Drivers Westley Barber , Chris Dona , Jonathan Bomarito , Tonis Kasemets