Mygale Drivers Claim Four of Top Five Championship Spots after Road Atlanta

Braselton, GA – The second weekend of the F1600 Formula F Championship Series at Road Atlanta proved to be successful for the Mygale Honda drivers entered in the event.

Race one was held on Friday afternoon, with WISKO Race Engineering’s Aaron Telitz starting from the pole. Aaron proved the qualifying pace was legit when he completed the sweep with a win.

Telitz battled right to the checkers with Bryan Herta Autosport’s Adrian Starrantino, who added to his championship lead with a strong second place finish. Fellow Mygale pilots Ayla Agren (also of Bryan Herta Autosport) and Steve Bamford, driving the Rice Preparation Mygale Honda, locked in four of the top five spots.

“The Mygale chassis handled great all weekend at Road Atlanta,” said Telitz. “Right out of the box, the car was fast and responded really well to changes.”

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Starrantino By a Nose at VIR

IMG_3696Alton, VA – Adrian Starrantino emerged first by .056 seconds to sweep the weekend after a two-car fight emerged at the 17-turn VIRginia International Raceway in the second race and closing event of the season opener for the F1600 Formula F Championship Series. Jake Eidson finished second for the second straight day after trading the lead back and forth the entire race with Starrantino. Alya Agren completed the podium.

For Starrantino, it was his second win to sweep the weekend for Bryan Herta Autosport in the No. 98 Mygale/Honda, and he was able to hold off a charging Eidson at the start/finish line by less than a nose, as the two crossed under the checkered flags side-by-side.

“I knew Jake had a good pace and I also knew it was a chess game here today,” said the Californian, who also passed Eidson for the win on Saturday, on the last lap. “It was no fear.” Read more ›

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Race Two Pole to Agren

_MG_8675Alton, VA – Ayla Agren drove her No. 96 Bryan Herta Autosport Mygale/Honda to pole position for race two of the 2013 F1600 Formula F Championship Series season at VIRginia International Raceway. It marked the first pole in Series history for a female, and also for a Norwegian – as the 19-year-old starts on the pole ahead of teammate and Saturday’s winner Adrian Starrantino.

Jake Eidson will line up third in the Spectrum/Honda for Cape Motorsports, but reportedly went off track in the closing stages of qualifying with damage to the car. Eidson finished second in Saturday’s race.

Lewis Cooper was the first of the Ford powered cars in the Polestar Van Diemen, qualifying fourth ahead of the third Bryan Herta car of Sam Chastain.

Aaron Telitz followed with Tim Kautz, Steve Bamford, Jeremy Grenier and Joe Colasacco rounding out the top ten.

Race two of the 2013 season follows at 4:00pm local time at VIR.

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