Mosport: Goodyear Racing race notes

WHITE'S LATE PASS GOOD FOR STAR MAZDA WIN AT MOSPORT BOWMANVILLE, Ont., Canada (Sept. 3, 2006) -- Ron White splashed his way around Gerardo Bonilla to take the lead on the last lap and won the Star Mazda Championship...

WHITE'S LATE PASS GOOD FOR STAR MAZDA WIN AT MOSPORT

BOWMANVILLE, Ont., Canada (Sept. 3, 2006) -- Ron White splashed his way around Gerardo Bonilla to take the lead on the last lap and won the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear race at Mosport International Raceway. The race was part of the Labour Day Grand Prix of Mosport weekend.

Goodyear is the exclusive tire provider for Star Mazda Racing. That includes the regional championships, which are conducted all over the country. There were 29 starters at Mosport.

The conditions were soggy, but White made a last-lap pass for victory for the second time. Both of his wins in the series have come in dramatic fashion.

White passed Bonilla in the ninth turn of the 10-turn, 2.549-mile race course. Bonilla had led the entire distance.

Bonilla finished second, followed by Mike Potekhen, Kevin Lacroix and Dan Di Leo.

More information on Goodyear Racing is available at www.racegoodyear.com. More information on Star Mazda racing is available at www.starmazda.com

-credit: goodyear

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Series Pro Mazda
Drivers Ron White , Gerardo Bonilla , Mike Potekhen