Skip Barber National Round 16: Ordonez Clinches Final Pole at Lime Rock Park

Friday, October 07, 2011


Skip Barber National Round 16: Ordonez Clinches Final Pole
at Lime Rock Park

Lakeville, Conn. (Oct. 7). It was 35 degrees this morning at Lime Rock Park when the racers qualified for the final round of the 2011 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National presented by Mazda. In the 28 minute timed session, Sebastian Ordonez set the fastest time and held the top position throughout the session, claiming his fifth California Scents Pole of the season. MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development drivers Danilo Estrela and Trent Hindman will be starting tomorrow morning’s race in second and third. With seven minutes to go in the session, Hindman suffered contact with the tire wall of the uphill, but was cleared by medial staff and holds his starting position. Championship points leader Scott Anderson will start in fourth followed by Franco Aragones, Brandon Newey, Shelby Blackstock and Skip Barber Cup driver Brian Cook.

Round 16 California Scents Pole Sitter, Sebastian Ordonez at Lime Rock Park
(Photo: Kelly Brouillet, Courtesy of Skip Barber Racing School)

This afternoon, drivers will race Round 15 of 16 at Lime Rock Park. Sessions are not time certain, so go to for all the live action details.

OFFICIAL Starting Positions for Round 16 of 16
Lime Rock Park
Name, Age, Hometown

1. (57.841) Sebastian Ordonez, 16, Deerfield Beach, FL
2. (58.207) Danilo Estrela, 18, Goiania, Brazil
3. (58.247) Trent Hindman, 16, Wayside, NJ
4. (58.356) Scott Anderson, 22, Fort Collins, CO
5. (58.550) Franco Aragones, 14, Cancun, Mexico
6. (58.716) Brandon Newey, 18, Carmel, IN
7. (58.997) Shelby Blackstock, 21, Nashville, TN
8. (59.581) Brian Cook, 41, Northampton, MA

Up Next:
Race Round 15 of 16, BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National presented by Mazda this afternoon, Friday, October 7th. Sessions not time certain.


Remaining Schedule
2011 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda
Rounds 15 & 16: Oct 6-8 at Lime Rock Park with Skip Barber Regional Series

About the Skip Barber National Series
Dedicated to the development of aspiring race car drivers, the Skip Barber National is an open wheel, entry-level, equal car championship that provides the athletes with media exposure, expert coaching, on-track experience, financial awards and motorsport scholarships. The Skip Barber National is the series that launched the auto racing careers of Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti, Scott Speed, A.J. Allmendinger, Raphael Matos and many more. The top 10 drivers in the Skip Barber National Series point standings will also receive prizes and awards to aid in the development of their motorsports careers.

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