Saturday, March 18, 2006

PSRS 2: Hill Dominates All, Nuttall Takes CSR

John Hill dominated the seond race of the Pacific SPorts Racer Series with his Stohr WF1, winning DSR and easily estalishing a new DSR track record for Thunderhill Raceway, California. Roger Nuttall in his converted Carbir S2000 car took the top spot in CSR.

John Hill used his Stohr WF1/Yamaha R1 to claim the overall pole for the combined formula and sports racer group by half a second faster than the top Formula Atlantic car. Hill then rocketed away from the start and both of the subsequent pace car restarts. Near the end he end of the race, he backed off his pace after hearing noices. John let two formula Atlantic car by and finished third overall.

Kevin Mitz qualified his Cheetah/Suzuki GSXR second in DSR, 5 seconds behind Hill's single lap flyier, but wanted to make the race interesting. After focusing on making sure his customer RennWorks cars were ready, Kevin got to the grid after the other cars had already started leaving. So, he started the race at the back. A great start and two pace car periods helped Kevin move to the front, where he regained his second place for the finish.

Frank Lattuca Jr. qualified and finished thrid in his Beasley/Honda. Following in DSR were Ellen Ferguson (Stohr/Yamaha R1), Andy Juner (A-mac/Suzuki), Robert Fox (Fox/Suzuki), John Howarth (Maloy/Yamaha), and Rod Morley (Stohr/Suzuki).

Roger Nuttall qualified first in CSR and 18th overall, and went on to win CSR in the 10th overall position. Following in CSR at the finish were Renny Damon (Stohr), Rennie Clayton (Zink), Lance Watkins (Swift), and Charlie Kulmann (Ralt).

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