Press Release For Immediate Diffusion
F2000 Championship Series…
Rémy Audette One Start
Away From Becoming 2011 Champion !
October 12 2011.– Québec driver Rémy Audette is set to contest the
last double-header of the F2000 Championship Series this weekend at the Watkins
Glen circuit in the state of New York. Holding a very comfortable lead at the
top of the driver standings, Audette only needs to take the start of one of the
rounds in order to clinch the 2011 championship title. Naturally, he is eyeing much more than just
merely the start !
Glen used to be a track that I wasn’t extremely fond of but during our last
trip there in early June, we were able to find the proper settings and won both
races. It’s funny how an opinion about a
circuit can completely change when you win.
Now, I love Watkins Glen ! ” explains Rémy Audette, clearly very relaxed
heading into the last outing of the 2011 season. ” From a numbers standpoint,
all I need to do is start one of the two rounds to earn enough points to assure
me the title. But, I want to finish the
season on a high note; I want to win again.
I have been victorious at five of the twelve races since the beginning
of the season. It would be great to earn one more and cap off this fantastic
2011 season with another great result ” adds the Audette Racing driver.
weekend at Watkins Glen is spread out over three days with practice sessions on
Friday, one qualification and race on Saturday, and another qualification and
race on Sunday. The start of the each
race is set for 4pm and the season-ending banquet is scheduled to follow
Sunday’s round. Close to forty drivers
are registered for this, the final double-header of the 2011 F2000 Championship
Series. ” Traffic on the track is not really going to pose a problem because we
will be on the Grand Prix track at Watkins Glen, therefore not the one that the
NASCAR cars use but the one that was formerly used by the Formula 1 for the US
Grand Prix. With our F2000 open wheel
cars, it’ll take a while before we can catch and pass the last cars in the
pack. Having said that, we are potentially expecting rain for Friday and maybe
Saturday. I would like to contest a race in the rain, it would add a little
spice to the final event and clinch another track record! ” confides Rémy
American Formula 2000 is the Audette Racing Team’s primary goal for this year,
with Rémy Audette behind the wheel.
Mathieu Audette also contested select rounds of the Canadian Touring Car
Championship during the summer with his Acura RSX Type-S, earning one victory
and three podiums.
Audette Racing Team benefits form the support of Dimensions Doors, Novatech,
Acura Plus Blainville, Les Extrusions du Nord, Verre Select, Jeld Wen, OPM,
Amusements Spectaculaire, Les Moulures PFJV, Gulf, Blueprint Racing, Mec-Inov
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