Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge

Preview Round 5 : Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup/Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the 2012 EMCO Gears Classic

This week, the MAZADASPEED Pro Challenge will travel to the renowned Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the 2012 EMCO Gears Classic for Round 5 of Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup/ Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge.

In the last installment, racers from all over the country gathered at the scenic Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the 2012 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón at Monterey, California. High school junior, Kenton Koch . swept two races in the Skip Barber Racing School MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge class of the SCCA Pro Racing Mazda MX-5 Playboy Cup. After suffering a mechanical during the first race, Zach Lee came back in race 2 with a second place finish. Lee now leads the field in points. Veteran racer Bryan Hixon also showed his talent and determination garnering two podiums during the weekend and sliding into second for the Championship points

2012 EMCO Gears Classic  - Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup/Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge Schedule (Schedule Subject to Change)

•Friday, June 8 •11:45 a.m. Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup/Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge - Practice

•Saturday, June 9 •2:25 p.m. Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup/Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge - Qualifying

•Sunday, June 10  •11:45 a.m. Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup/Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge - Race 

Entry list for Rounds 5 of the Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the 2012 EMCO Gears Classic

Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge Class

Driver/Hometown/Sponsors

1.*Phil Mather /Adrian, MI

2.*Bryan Hixon/ San Antonio, TX/Seven Devils Lodge, TequilaME3.*Zachry Lee/San Antonio, TX  4.*David Knight/Ludlow, VT/Pharmanex, Jucuzzi

Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup/Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge Schedule

•June 20-23                       NASCAR Nationwide Series/Grand-AM Rolex Series, Elkhart Lake, WI•July 19-22                        Mosport International Raceway, Bowmanville ON•September 13-16              Virginia International Raceway, Alton, VA•September 21-23              Coronado Speed Festival, San Diego CA•October 16-19                   Petit Le Mans, Braselton, GA


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