Ming translates F4 form to USF2000

first_imgCALVIN Ming translated his recent Formula 4 form to the Cooper Tyres sponsored USF 2000, powered by Mazda by picking up a second placed finish at the Road America Circuit in Wisconsin.THE ‘Pabst Racing’ team drivers Rinus Veekay of Holland, Lucas Kohl of Brazil and Calvin Ming of Guyana, all had a very successful weekend in the 4th round of the USF2000 series, which was held on Friday and Saturday at the ‘Road America’ circuit in Wisconsin.The circuit is over 6.5 kilometres long with 14 turns over very undulating terrain with several elevation changes. The cars were clocked at speeds in excess of 140 mph and an average speed around the circuit of over 111 mph. Each race is run for 30 minutes from start to finish.For the first race on Friday, Rinus qualified in P2 and finished in first place. Lucas qualified in P5 and finished in third place, while Calvin qualified in P15 and finished in fourth place after a very exciting drive, coming through the pack from way behind.For the second race on Saturday, Rinus qualified in P1 and finished in first place.Calvin qualified in P5 and finished in second place while Lucas qualified in P7 and finished in sixth place.Calvin turned in the fastest time for the weekend: 2 mins 10.163 secs.The entire Pabst team were very pleased and happy, having won 4 out of the total of 6 top places in the two races, and are currently in the lead for the team championship. The current leader of the series is Oliver Askew. Round #5 of the series is scheduled for July 8-9 in Iowa, followed by round #6 on July 15-16 in Toronto, Canada.last_img

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