2010-2011 Winter Western Opener at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

< Back 11/16/2010

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 A week ago, the Skip Barber competitors gathered together at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to kick off the 2010-2011 Western Formula Series Season. Thomas McGregor, the biggest winner of the weekend, went home with wins in both of his first two races, and Kenton Koch and Tristan Nunez each took a win as well. Sebastian Ordonez and Scott Anderson proved to be strong competitors as well, keeping pace with the race leaders and staying in the front pack. Looking ahead to the next Western Formula Series race event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca December 11-12, McGregor and Koch are currently tied for first in the Western Championship standings.

Group 1 Race 1- Starting position in parenthesis
1. (4) Thomas McGregor
2. (1) Sebastian Ordonez
3. (3) Kenton Koch
4. (2) Scott Anderson
5. (14) Kyle Kaiser
6. (5) Shelby Blackstock
7. (6) Abe Cuellar
8. (13) Danilo Estrela
9. (9) John Mitchell
10. (12) Mauricio Uribe
11. (11) Andrea Zurek
12. (8) Douglas Tuttle
13. (10) Dana Rock
14. (7) Gus Doppes
Top Master: John Mitchell
Pole Position: Sebastian Ordonez
Fastest Lap: Kenton Koch
Most Improved: Kyle Kaiser (9 positions)
Laps Led: Sebastian Ordonez 1; Thomas McGregor 2-15

5179081382_319a8f1dea_z
Group 1 Race 1 Starting Grid

Group 2 Race 1
1. (4) Thomas McGregor
2. (1) Trent Hindman
3. (5) Stephen Hill
4. (2) Tristan Nunez
5. (3) Scott Anderson
6. (7) Shelby Blackstock
7. (6) John Mitchell
8. (8) Walter Kuhn
9. (9) Gus Doppes
10. (11) Erickson Shirley
11. (10) Randy Sturgeon
12. (12) John Adams
13. (13) George Morales
Top Master: Stephen Hill
Pole Position: Trent Hindman
Fastest Lap: Stephen Hill
Most Improved: Thomas McGregor (3 positions)
Laps Led: Thomas McGregor 1-13

5178484943_e8a52609f3_z

Group 1 Race 2
1. (3) Kenton Koch
2. (4) Scott Anderson
3. (1) Thomas McGregor
4. (2) Sebastian Ordonez
5. (13) Gus Doppes
6. (11) Douglas Tuttle
7. (9) Mauricio Uribe
8. (12) Dana Rock
9. (6) Shelby Blackstock
10. (8) Danilo Estrela
11. (10) Andrea Zurek
12. (5) Kyle Kaiser
Top Master: Gus Doppes
Pole Position: Thomas McGregor
Fastest Lap: Kenton Koch
Most Improved: Gus Doppes (8 positions)
Laps Led: Scott Anderson 1; Kenton Koch 2-62

5178490099_253047c79c_z

Group 2 Race 2
1. (4) Tristan Nunez
2. (3) Stephen Hill
3. (6) Shelby Blackstock
4. (5) Scott Anderson
5. (2) Trent Hindman
6. (8) Walter Kuhn
7. (1) Thomas McGregor
8. (10) Erickson Shirley
9. (9) Gus Doppes
10. (11) Randy Sturgeon
11. (7) John Mitchell
Top Master: Stephen Hill
Pole Position: Thomas McGregor
Fastest Lap: Trent Hindman
Most Improved: Tristan Nunez and Shelby Blackstock (3 Positions)
Laps Led: Thomas McGregor 1-6; Tristan Nunez 7-13

5179096040_78df4cd37b_z

2010-2011 Top 10 Skip Barber Formula Winter Western Series Championship Point Standings
1. 65 pts Thomas McGregor
2. 65 Kenton Koch – R
3. 63 Tristan Nunez
4. 62 Stephen Hill – GM
5. 60 Sebastian Ordonez
6. 60 Scott Anderson
7. 58 Trent Hindman
8. 55 Shelby Blackstock
9. 48 Walter Kuhn – GM
10. 45 Kyle Kaiser

Photos from the weekend are available here.
Race Results and Championship standings can also be viewed here.

Kelly Brouillet

Testimonials Subscribe Contact