USF2000: Ming finishes seventh in race one
Guyanese Calvin Ming finished seventh in the first of two Mazda USF2000 Grand Prix of Alabama Presented by Cooper Tires races on Friday.
Starting in eighth, Ming of Pabst Racing, powering car #22, was 3.7936 behind race winner Oliver Askew of Cape Motorsports. Mazda scholarship driver Askew led all 19 laps between the green and checkered flags on the way to his second straight USF200 win.
Rounding off positions two to six were Kaylen Fredericks (Team Pelfrey), Rinus VeeKay (Pabst Racing), Robert Megennis (Team Pelfrey), Parker Thompson (Exclusive Autosport) and Dakota Dickerson (Newman Wachs Racing) in that order.
The USF2000 teams and drivers will be back on track at 09:25h on Saturday to qualify for their second race of the weekend, which rolls off at 16:45h.