Skip Barber National at Road Atlanta – Pigot Clinches Pole
Thursday, September 30, 2010 Road Atlanta, GA. (Sept. 30). In a shortened qualifying session, MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development driver and championship points leader Spencer Pigot clinched the pole and gained another point in his already 20-point championship lead.
The session concluded five minutes early due to an off track excursion of Jim Norman. At the checker, Pigot claimed the fastest time with a 1:38.762-second time followed by fellow Florida native Dennis Trebing. Brandon Newey will be starting third tomorrow with Felix Serralles and Ashley Freiberg in fourth and fifth.
Thursday, September 30, UNOFFICIAL starting grid for Thursday Race 1 (round 13 of 14)
BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda, Road Atlanta
2.54-mile, 12-turn road course
1. (#40) Spencer Pigot (1:38.762)
2. (41) Dennis Trebing (1:39.187)
3. (58) Brandon Newey (1:39.217)
4. (83) Felix Serralles (1:39.313)
5. (72) Ashley Freiberg (1:39.477)
6. (63) Nick Andries (1:39.599)
7. (9) Isaac Lyons (1:39.956)
8. (68) Austin Dyne (1:40.382)
9. (56) Scott Anderson (1:40.560)
10. (86) Jim Norman (1:41.180)
Round 13 of 14 of the BF Goodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda takes the green flag this afternoon, September 30th, at 5:45pm EST. Follow the race almost live on twitter.com/SkipBarberNatl and look for the race weekend wrap-up with official race results Monday, August 23rd on www.skipbarber.com.
Since 2006, Skip Barber National Champions have continued their racing careers through the MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development Ladder. 2009 Skip Barber National Champion Connor De Phillippi is racing for JDC Motorsports in this year’s Star Mazda Championship courtesy MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development. Other drivers with Skip Barber Racing School ties include 2007 Atlantic champion and IZOD Indycar driver Raphael Matos and 2009 Atlantic champion and Rolex Sports Car Series driver John Edwards. 2008 Champion Conor Daly just won the 2010 Star Mazda Championship and will be competing in the final race weekend at Road Atlanta as well.
A limited number of seats are available for both single Race Weekends and the full championship. For more information on qualifications and pricing, please contact Chris Kretzmer at Skip Barber Racing School at (860) 435-4138 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (860) 435-4138 end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (860) 435-4138 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or [email protected]