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USF2000 - First Win!

March 28, 2011

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Spencer receiving his USF2000 trophy in Sebring

Hi everyone,

I was in St. Petersburg for rounds three and four of the Cooper Tires USF2000 National Championship Powered by Mazda this past weekend. We were coming off of a strong double podium weekend in Sebring and knew that we would be competitive at St. Pete. I was really looking forward to this event because I have been there to watch many times and have always wanted to race around the streets. The weekend started off very well, I was in the top five in both of the official practice sessions. We still needed to find a few more tenths to fight for the pole in qualifying so we made a couple of changes to the car to go for P1. Qualifying was extremely close once again and I was third for most of the session but going onto the last lap I made a small adjustment in the car and was able to put in a really good lap and get pole by 0.002 seconds! It was great to get my first pole in USF2000, especially on a circuit where it's so difficult to pass.

I got a good jump on the start and kept the lead, but the race went immediately to a full course yellow because of an incident in turn one. I made another good start and was able to pull out a lead on the first few green flag laps. The gap to P2 stayed at about a second throughout the entire race until the very last lap where I caught a back marker. Luckily he didn't slow me down too much and I was able to keep ahead for the win! It was great to get my first win in the series at such a big event. There were a lot of autograph sessions and media event that I attended during the weekend but the most rewarding experience was to visit the children from the local hospital with the Racing For Kids charity.

For the second race on Sunday I started P2. Fastest laps in race one set the grid for race two and I missed out on pole by only 0.02 seconds. I fell back to third on the start and really had to work hard to get back up to second. I passed for P2 about half way through the race and tried to catch the leader. Not too long before the end of the race there was a full course caution, which gave me a great chance to get the lead. On the restart I got a good run on the leader and pulled out to go for the pass, he took the inside lane so I was on the outside. I didn't quite have enough to get around him but I kept my position to finish second.

It was great to race on the same weekend as the IndyCars and all the other series on the Mazda Road to Indy. Our next race is at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis on May 28th.

Special thanks to all of my sponsors, MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development, Skip Barber, Andretti Autosport, Sparco, Parathyroid.com, California Scents, Illinois Anesthesia, RaceLite Protection and Silver Knight Racing

Spencer Pigot