Quartet of drivers style success at Bertil Roos Race Collection opener
4 totally different drivers loved the candy style of victory within the opening spherical of the 2019 Bertil Roos Race Collection at Palm Seashore Worldwide Raceway on March 17-18.
Phillip Jasper and Adam Colombo took residence trophies from Group 1, whereas Seth Foley and Derek Jose (main in photograph above) earned Group 2 victories.
Tim Nichols, all-time wins chief in Bertil Roos Race Collection historical past, began the primary Group 1 race from the pole. However second-fastest qualifier Jasper labored his well beyond, into the lead and roared on to the victory.
Kirk Weatherman raced from fourth to the runner-up spot whereas Colombo beat out Nichols for the ultimate podium spot.
Colombo was to not be denied within the second Group 1 race, holding off Jasper for the race win, whereas Robert Pielsticker rounded out the rostrum finishers.
Jose gained the pole for the primary Group 2 race with the quickest qualifying lap at 1m36.31s, however he bumped into bother within the race, opening the door for Foley, who drove the No. 17 automotive to the victory. Geoff Valentino captured the runner-up spot and Glenn Brooks completed third.
Redemption was the theme for Jose, who rolled to the victory within the second Group 2 race. Foley completed second this time with Valentino third man on the rostrum.
Jasper and Foley now are tied atop the motive force standings with 46 factors every after the primary pair of races. Colombo is simply two factors again with 44, as Valentino (42) and Weatherman (40) spherical out the highest 5.
The 16-race collection resumes Might 5-6 with races No. three and No. four at Virginia Worldwide Raceway, Danville, Va.
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