NA-F2000: New season-finale will be at Sebring

FAIRFIELD, N.J. (September 17, 2001) -- The U.S. F2000 National Championship Presented by Speedvision has announced the date of the reschedueled 2001 season-finale. The season-finale will now be run September 28-30, 2001 at Sebring International...

FAIRFIELD, N.J. (September 17, 2001) -- The U.S. F2000 National Championship Presented by Speedvision has announced the date of the reschedueled 2001 season-finale. The season-finale will now be run September 28-30, 2001 at Sebring International Raceway.

Originally scheduled to race September 15-16 at Daytona International Speedway, the U.S. F2000 seasn-finale was postponed following the tragic events in New York and Washington D.C.

The season-finale at Sebring will commence Thursday, September 27, with paddock parking in the morning, followed by a two-hour test session from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. With no on-track activities on Friday, the official event will commence on Saturday, with qualifying for both rounds of the doubleheader and race one taking place. Sunday afternoon race two will be run, completing the 2001 U.S. F2000 National Championship.

Going into the doubleheader weekend, four drivers maintain a mathematical chance at the championship. Billy Asaro, of Unionville, Ont., Can., leads the championship having scored three wins in 2001. Five points Asaro is Jason LaPoint, of Woodburn, Ore., who captured his first-career win on the last round. Also in contention for the championship are teammates, Peter Gray, of Aberdeen, Scotland and Doug Bell, of St. Albans, England.

-USF2000-

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Series Other open wheel
Drivers Billy Asaro