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Oct 7, 2002

Formula USA Grand National Championship Between Wait And Pegram

<BR><BR>Copyright 2002, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.<BR><BR>By David Swarts<BR><BR>After finishing 14th in the Formula USA Pro Singles mile event at Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, California Sunday October 6, Matt Wait has increased his point lead from four to six over Larry Pegram in the F-USA Grand National Championship. Wait now leads Pegram 97 to 91 going into the final round of the combined road race/dirt track series, a road race at Daytona International Speedway October 20.<BR><BR>If Wait finishes fourth or better in the 600cc Sportbike race at Daytona, he should become the first Formula USA Grand National Champion.<BR><BR>Arclight Suzuki's Craig Connell is third in the GNC point standings even though he has only competed in road race events.<BR><BR>F-USA Grand National Championship Point Standings (with one road race round remaining):<BR><BR>1. Matt Wait, 97<BR>2. Larry Pegram, 91<BR>3. Craig Connell, 68<BR>4. Glen Schnabel, Jr., 67<BR>5. Terry Poovey, 65<BR>6. Joe Kopp, 63<BR>7. Cory West, 59<BR>8. Michael Barnes, 58<BR>9. Lee Acree, 44<BR>10. Rich King, 39<BR>