NA-F2000: Mid-Ohio II: Race one notes

Race Notes at Mid-Ohio 11:16 AM -- The drivers are getting into their cars in preparation for 22-lap Round Nine race. 11:18 AM -- Field given 10-minute mark to the cars rolling onto the front-straight. 11:19 AM -- PR1 Motorsports was fined...

Race Notes at Mid-Ohio

11:16 AM -- The drivers are getting into their cars in preparation for 22-lap Round Nine race.

11:18 AM -- Field given 10-minute mark to the cars rolling onto the front-straight.

11:19 AM -- PR1 Motorsports was fined $150 after post qualifying technical inspection. The fine was for using non-regulation brake pads on the No. 24 car

11:26 AM -- Cars roll on course.

11:27 AM -- No. 3 Sellers will lead the 27-car field to the green. No. 2 AJones will start alongside on the front-row.

11:27 AM -- No. 3 Sellers set a new lap record in qualifying with a lap of 1:22.702 (98.290 mph).

11:28 AM -- The field will do one pace lap, with the start being given on the back straightaway.

11:29 AM -- Pace car pulls into the pits.

11:30 AM -- GREEN, Working Lap 1, No. 3 holds the lead into turn one.

11:31 AM -- Working Lap 1, No. 19 Urlin has moved into third place passing No. 4 Fonferko.

11:33 AM -- Working Lap 3, No. 3 is pulling away from No. 2.

11:33 AM -- Working Lap 3, No 19 and No. 4 continue to battle for third position.

11:34 AM -- Working Lap 4, No. 9 Kasemets has moved up to fifth place.

11:35 AM -- Working Lap 4, No. 3 has the fastest lap 1:22.7.

11:36 AM -- Working Lap 5, No. 59 Green and No. 9 have gone off in turn in one and stuck gravel trap. Both drivers are out of the car and okay.

11:38 AM -- YELLOW, Working Lap 6, For debris in turn one.

11:39 AM -- Working Lap 7, Top-five is No. 3, No. 2, No. 19, No. 4 and No. 85 Irving.

11:43 AM -- Working Lap 8, Pace car lights off.

11:43 AM -- GREEN, Working Lap 9, No. 3 holds the lead into turn one.

11:45 AM -- Working Lap 10, Debris reported in turn seven.

11:45 AM -- Working Lap 10, No. 7 Massari is challenging No. 85 for fifth place.

11:46 AM -- Working Lap 10, No. 22 Aube has damage to the nose of the car.

11:46 AM -- Working Lap 11, No. 3 has stretched out a gap of over one and half seconds.

11:48 AM -- Working Lap 12, Top-five is No. 3, No. 2, No. 19, No. 4 and No. 7.

11:49 AM -- Working Lap 13, No. 3 and No. 2 have large leads over No. 19 and No. 4.

11:49 AM -- Working Lap 13, No. 14 Groom has pulled into the pits.

11:50 AM -- Working Lap 13, No. 91 Thomas leads the ACC.

11:51 AM -- Working Lap 14, No. 3 has stretched the gap over second place to over three seconds.

11:52 AM -- Working Lap 15, No. 3 has the fastest lap of the race, 1:22.451.

11:53 AM -- Working Lap 16, Great battle for sixth through ninth, with No. 32 Dyer, No. 85, No. 5 Imery and No. 24 McIntosh fighting for position.

11:56 AM -- Working Lap 18, No. 91 Thomas has pulled off course with a right front flat tire.

11:57 AM -- Working Lap 19, No. 62 Sakowicz now leads ACC.

11:58 AM -- Working Lap 20, No. 19 Urlin has rough in turn 11.

11:58 AM -- Working Lap 20, Top-five is No. 3, No. 2, No. 4, No. 19 and No. 7.

12:00 PM -- Working Lap 20, No. 62 has pulled off with mechanical failure.

12:01 PM -- WHITE, Working Lap 21, No. 3 has a lead of over five seconds.

12:02 PM -- Working Lap 21, No. 7 and No. 19 collide in the esses battling for fifth place.

12:03 PM -- CHECKERED, No. 3 Sellers wins his fourth race of 2002. No. 2 Jones and No. 4 complete the top-three. No. 31 Meeks wins ACC.

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