Championship on only his econd trip to Nationals. It is
also the first-ever championship
for his region.
“It’s a little unbelievable,
especially since the first time we
autocrossed this car was at the test
’n tune two days earlier” Ogburn
said. Behind the two Caymans
Hurley held onto fourth ahead of
Paul Brown, who scored a 22nd
trophy finish moving him into the
top- 10 among trophy winners.
Jadrice Toussaint arrived at Nationals looking to continue the
dominance he had exerted over this
class throughout the year and to
exorcise the demons of some
disappointing results during
previous years. As the class gridded
for Thursday’s third heat, standing
in his way were former champions
Paul Kozlak, Scott McHugh and
Lynne Rothney-Kozlak, as well as
Canadian Jeff Janzen.
Toussaint showed he was
prepared to do just that early on as
he laid down the fastest run of the
class on his first attempt at the East
Course. Using his usually aggressive
yet controlled style, he ran a
blistering 64.725. He would be the
only driver in class to break the
65-second barrier all day, doing so
again during his third run. Four
tenths of a second back, the battle
for second place was very close.
Ricky Crow threw down a 65.1 on
his third run, leading a pack of
Kozlak, Janzen, and McHugh that
was separated by less than 0.2sec.
Going into day two, the Honda
1. Jadrice Toussaint SCar Honda S2000 CR 132.706
2. Jeff Janzen Badl Honda S2000 CR 133.252
3. Ricky Crow Almo Honda S2000 134.122
4. Scott McHugh CSCC Corvette 134.137
5. Paul Kozlak NEng Pontiac Solstice GXP 134.186
6. Kenny Sorensen WDC Porsche Boxster 134.599
7. Bob Klingler Con D Honda S2000 135.038
8. Lynne Rothney-Kozlak NEng Pontiac Solstice GXP 135.088
9. David de Regt Nwst Honda S2000 CR 135.139
10. Charles Kim/Chi (Honda S2000); 11. Stephen Hui/Nwst (Honda S2000 CR);
12. Eric Jones/LnSt (Honda S2000); 13. Reijo Silvennoinen/CSCC (Honda S2000);
14. Chris Travis/N Y (Honda S2000); 15. Jason Kuks/Milw (Honda S2000); 16.
Mitchell Burton/Nwst (Honda S2000); 17. Dan Heydlauff/ConD (Honda S2000); 18.
Noel Leslie/ WDC (Honda S2000 CR); 19. Arthur Chan/Nwst (Honda S2000); 20.
Jeff Wetzel/GuCo (Honda S2000); 21. Todd Cochran/LOL (Honda S2000); 22.
George Schilling/CSCC (Honda S2000); 23. Franklin Dam/ WDC (Honda S2000
CR); 24. Tom McDaniel/CSCC (Corvette); 25. O wen Kirby/N wst (Honda S2000);
26. Alan Pozner/Susq (Porsche Boxster); 27. Richard Arienzale/Nwst (Honda
S2000); 28. Jim French/ Wich (Corvette); 29. John Wiseman/NwOh (Honda
S2000); 30. Benjamin Zabel/Milw (Honda S2000); 31. Ian Scott/Milw (Honda
S2000); 32. Mark Van De Carr/N Y (Honda S2000); 33. Matthew Cox/Neb
(Pontiac Solstice GXP).
B STOCK LADIES
1. Jocelin Huang Chi Honda S2000 139.319
2. Roberta Wetzel GuCo Honda S2000 141.902
3. Avril Morrison/Nwst (Honda S2000); 4. Emily Bashford/Badl (Honda S2000);
5. Michelle Burton/Nwst (Honda S2000).
B STOCK Jadrice Toussaint South Carolina Region Crown Honda Charlotte/ Team CMM Honda S2000 CR
B STOCK LADIES
mnautox Honda S2000
S2000s of Toussaint, Janzen and
Crow looked to be the car to have
over the wider, less nimble Solstice
and C4 of Kozlak and McHugh for
the slalom-intensive West Course.
Sure enough, Janzen came out
strong to move himself from fourth
to second on his first run with a
very strong 68.0 that he would
improve only slightly on his second
run to cement his finish.
Undeterred, and right behind
Janzen on the course, Toussaint
responded by again putting down
the fastest time of the day with a
67.981 to total 132.706 and stretch
his lead to 0.546sec.
“Battling with [2010 class
champion] Marc Pfannenschmidt all
year in class has really improved my
game in 2011,” said Toussaint. “Even
though Marc moved to STR for
Nationals, I pretended that was I was
racing against him. That helped me
focus on doing what I needed to do
Nobody else was able to muster a
serious challenge to Toussaint. Crow,
almost a second behind Janzen,
managed to hang on to third place
as 0.064sec covered himself,
McHugh and Kozlak in fifth for his
29th Nationals trophy finish,
third-best lifetime among
B Stock Ladies
Jocelin Huang suffered some cone trouble early on during day one’s
action, but cleaned it up on her final
run with a 67.940, just 0.2sec ahead
of Roberta Wetzel’s 68.1. Avril
Morrison lurked just out of the
trophies in third position after