Race Two Pole to Agren

April 14, 2013
Ayla Agren

Alton, 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.

Qualifying Results

PosNo.NameClassBest TmBest SpdIn LapDiffGap 1 96 Ayla Agren F16. 2:00.029 98.076 5 - - 2 98 Adrian Starrantino F16. 2:00.107 98.013 5 +0.078 +0.078 3 10 Jake Eidson F16. 2:00.753 97.488 2 +0.724 +0.646 4 0 Lewis Cooper III/M F16 2:00.770 97.475 3 +0.741 +0.017 5 97 Sam Chastain F16. 2:00.979 97.306 3 +0.950 +0.209 6 13 Aaron Telitz F16. 2:01.179 97.146 3 +1.150 +0.200 7 88 Tim Kautz F16. 2:01.327 97.027 1 +1.298 +0.148 8 07 Steve Bamford/M F16. 2:01.665 96.757 3 +1.636 +0.338 9 12 Jeremy Grenier F16. 2:01.956 96.527 10 +1.927 +0.291 10 3 Joe Colasacco/M F16. 2:02.106 96.408 7 +2.077 +0.150 11 9 Franklin Futrelle F16. 2:02.388 96.186 4 +2.359 +0.282 12 21 Art Foster/M F16. 2:02.665 95.969 5 +2.636 +0.277 13 31 Scott Rubenzer/M F16. 2:03.337 95.446 7 +3.308 +0.672 14 16 Haru Tanaka F16. 2:03.385 95.409 6 +3.356 +0.048 15 06 Austin McCusker F16. 2:03.862 95.041 3 +3.833 +0.477 16 2 Mike Scanlan/M F16. 2:04.683 94.415 11 +4.654 +0.821 17 76 Jim Lee F16 2:05.122 94.084 7 +5.093 +0.439 18 5 Dan Oseth F16. 2:05.462 93.829 6 +5.433 +0.340 19 18 Dan Pyanowski/M F16 2:05.758 93.608 6 +5.729 +0.296 20 55 Ray Phillips/M F16. 2:06.173 93.300 3 +6.144 +0.415 21 7 Jim Goughary/M F16. -.--- - 0 - -