Great Weekend at Rotax FWT at Ocala, FL
February 17, 2014
The Orsolon Racing team was composed of five drivers. Colombian Diego Contecha in Micro Max, American Riley Dickinson and Colombian Chevy Rodriguez in the Mini Max Class, American Dan Roeper in Sr Class and Colombian Camilo Matiz in DD2 Masters.
Diego had a tought week in Micro Max, coming just to practices on Thursday and straight to qualifying on Friday. He qualified 18th on Saturday and ended up finishing 24th in the main event. On Sunday's qualifying, Diego got 23rd and finsh the final race in 14th with a strong pace.
In Mini Max class, with an amazing field and such close times Riley qualified 15th and Chevy 18th for Saturday's race. On the final race of the day Riley came from 34th to 16th, and Chevy 17th with a solid race. On Sunday, Chevy qualified 17th and Rirley 14th. On the main event Riley ended up with an amazing fight for 11th and Chevy 21st.
Dan Roeper tried the new Birel chassis in the Sr Class with 3 world champions in the field and such close times. Dan qualified 6th and finished in the same position on the prefinal. He got involved in some contacts finishing 11th on the Final. Dan got 6th again on Sunday's qualifying and ended up 8th with a solid final race.
Camilo Matiz qualified 4th In the DD2 Masters for Saturday and 4th on the prefinal. With a perfect final race, Camilo end up 3rd in the main event. On Sunday's qualifying Camilo got 5th and finished 4th in the main event scoring some important championship points.
The next event for Orsolon Racing it will be in Orlando for the Rok Cup and two weeks of the FWT.