Road Atlanta: Goodyear Racing race notes

WHITE WINS STAR MAZDA RACE AT ROAD ATLANTA               ATLANTA, Ga. (Sept. 30, 2006) ^Ö Ron White took his third straight overall victory and two class titles were decided in Round 11 of the Star Mazda ...

WHITE WINS STAR MAZDA RACE AT ROAD ATLANTA

 

            ATLANTA, Ga. (Sept. 30, 2006) ^Ö Ron White took his third straight overall victory and two class titles were decided in Round 11 of the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear at Road Atlanta.

            Goodyear is the exclusive tire provider for Star Racing. That includes the various regions around the country and hundreds of racers. There were 35 starters at Road Atlanta.

            White started the Road Atlanta event on the outside of the front row and led the first 10 laps. He lost the lead to Mark Wilkins for six laps, got it back and went on the win the 27-lap race around the 2.5-mile venue.

            Wilkins finished second, .84 of a second behind the winner. Kevin Lacroix finished third, followed by Logan Gomez and Adrian Carrio.

            Gerardo Bonilla clinched the Expert age group (for drivers aged 30-44) with his eighth class victory of the season.

John Faulkner finished first in the Masters age group (45 and older) and closed the gap between him and the standings leader Doug Peterson. Peterson^Òs lead is just seven points.

The Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear has one race remaining in the season. That race will be at Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif.

More information on Goodyear Racing is available at www.racegoodyear.com. More information on the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear is available at www.starmazda.com.

-credit: goodyear

 

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Series Pro Mazda
Drivers John Faulkner , Mark Wilkins , Adrian Carrio , Kevin Lacroix , Ron White , Logan Gomez , Gerardo Bonilla , Doug Peterson