Friday, June 23, 2017

2013 - Schedule

Round 1 - May 11 (test 10) - Pocono - North/South Option 2 clockwise
Round 2 - June 29-30 (test 28) - NJMP-Lightning
Round 3 - July 20-21 - Watkins Glen
Round 4&5 - July 26-28 - NJMP-Thunderbolt w/ARCA Racing Series
Round 6 - August 17-18 (test 16) - NJMP-Thunderbolt
Round 7 - October 5-6 - Watkins Glen

2013 Round 1 - Pocono - Saturday May 11th

Results:

ITR
No finishers

ITS
Tom Smith - 22 laps (overall winner)
John Hainsworth - 22 laps
Jim Slechta - 22 laps

ITA
Mark Johnston - 22 laps
John Grzech - 22 laps
Andrew Johnston - 21 laps

ITB
No finishers

ITC
none

SM
Marc Cefalo - 22 laps
Kevin Anderson - 22 laps
Brandon Fetch - 22 laps

31 starters

A very different race - first race of the year on a new course in the rain! After an early safety car to retrieve a car from the mud there was close, exciting racing with 22 cars on the lead lap.

New course records on the new course:
- ITS - Tom Smith - 1:51.740
- ITA - Mark Johnston - 1:53.067
- SM - Marc Cefalo - 1:52.343

 

Pocono National Course

2012 - Final

ITS
John Hainsworth    705
Benjamin Slechta    550
Jim Slechta    320

ITR
Robert Thiele    625
Robert Nimkoff    480
John Harrison    330

ITA
Douglas Case    230
Christian Chandler    165
Mark Johnston    155

ITB
Steven Noake    335
Michael Tinis    325

SM
Yiannis Tsiounis    585
Dylan Murcott    585
Matt Fassnacht    400

2012 Round 8 - Watkins Glen International

TreadZone Pro IT Round 8 Results
Watkins Glen International

ITR

Rob Thiele - 21 laps (overall winner)
John Harrison - 21 laps
Ken Hubbard - 21 laps

ITS

John Hainsworth - 21 laps
Jim Slechta - 21 laps
Ben Slechta - 21 laps

ITA

Doug Case - 20 laps
Mark Johnston - 12 laps
Denise VanBuren - 7 laps (DNF)

ITB

Michael Tinis - 21 laps
Steve Noake - 21 laps
Stephanie Funk - 20 laps

ITC

none

SM

Yiannis Tsiounis - 21 laps
Dylan Murcott - 21 laps
Jon Farbman - 21 laps

30 starters

A cold, sunny day with a dry track. The races was slowed by two safety cars for single car incidents.

2012 Round 7 - NJMP Thunderbolt

TreadZone Pro IT Round 7 Results
New Jersey Motorsports Park - Thunderbolt Course

ITR
Rob Thiele - 22 laps (overall winner)
Rob Nimkoff - 22 laps
Rob Breault - 22 laps

ITS
John Hainsworth - 22 laps
Eric King - 22 laps
Tom Smith - 22 laps

ITA
Justin Curry - 21 laps
Bob Marx - 21 laps
Andrew Johnston - 21 laps

ITB
Michael Tinis - 22 laps
Steve Noake - 21 laps
Stephanie Funk - 21 laps

ITC
Spencer Taylor - 20 laps
no others

SM
Dylan Murcott - 22 laps
Matt Fassnacht - 22 laps
Jon Farbman - 22 laps

42 starters

New course record - ITR Rob Thiele - 1.32.574

Overcast but dry race slowed by a ten minute safety car interlude to clean up oil from a blown engine. The resulting green - six - checker saw changes of position and a new course record.

2012 Round 6 - Watkins Glen International

ITR
Ian Prout - 19 laps (overall winner)
Rob Thiele - 19 laps
Dave Maynard - 19 laps

ITS
John Hainsworth - 19 laps
Tim Estes - 19 laps
Mark Gregory - 19 laps

ITA
Steve Frederick - 19 laps
Jeff Lawton - 19 laps
Mark Johnston - 19 laps

ITB
Steve Noake - 18 laps
Stephanie Funk - 18 laps
Chris Schmidt - 17 laps

ITC
none

SM
Dylan Murcott - 19 laps
Jon Farbman - 19 laps
Ralle Rookey - 19 laps

New course record - ITR Rob Nimkoff - 2.11.497 (broke his own record set on Saturday)

Great weather - sunny in high 70's. After a dustup on the start and a safety car to retrieve a disabled car, everybody settled down and had a great race.

2012 Round 5 - NJMP Lightning

ITR
Rob Thiele - 35 laps (overall winner)
Terence Fisher - 33 laps
Val Heun - 33 laps

ITS
John Hainsworth - 35 laps
Ben Slechta - 34 laps
John Redden - 34 laps

ITA
Mark Johnston - 34 laps
Doug Case - 32 laps

ITB
Steve Noake - 33 laps
Kevin Fryer - 33 laps
Robby Foley - 33 laps

ITC
Spencer Taylor - 30 laps

SM
Ralle Rookey - 34 laps
Tyler Kicera - 34 laps
Brandon Fetch - 33 laps

Near perfect weather conditions - sunny, HOT. high 90's

2012 Round 4 - Lime Rock Park

John Stim Memorial National/Regional/Pro IT

TreadZone Pro IT Round 4 Results
Lime Rock Park

ITR
Rob Thiele - 44 laps (overall winner)
Rob Nimkoff - 44 laps
Tyler Monroe - 43 laps

ITS
Ray Blethen III - 42 laps
Ben Slechta - 42 laps
Jim Slectha - 41 laps

ITA
Christian Chandler - 42 laps
Demetrius Mossaidis - 42 laps
Doug Case - 40 laps

ITB
Steve Noake - 41 laps
David Austin - 40 laps

ITC
none

SM
Dylan Murcott - 43 laps
Ralle Rookey - 43 laps
Yiannis Tsiounis - 43 laps

Perfect weather conditions - sunny, slight breeze, low 80's

New course record: ITR - Rob Nimkoff - 1:00.573

2012 Points

2012 Points (combined)

ITR ~ ITS

ITA ~ ITB

ITC ~ SM

 

 

2012 Round 3 - NJMP Thunderbolt

ITR
Rob Nimkoff - 29 laps (overall winner)
Rob Thiele - 29 laps
Frank Celenza - 29 laps
 
ITS
John Hainsworth - 29 laps
Benjamin Slechta - 28 laps
Greg Peluso - 28 laps
 
ITA
Doug Case - 26 laps
Justin Curry - 26 laps
Bob Marx - 26 laps
 
ITB
Michael Tinnis - 28 laps
Steve Noake - 27 laps
Robby Foley - 14 laps
 
ITC
Spencer Taylor - 25 laps
no other entries
 
SM
Yiannis Tsiounis - 28 laps
Dylan Murcott - 28 laps
Nick Leverone - 28 laps
 
Perfect weather conditions - sunny, slight breeze, low 80's
 
2 new course records
 
ITR - Rob Nimkoff - 1:32.630
ITB - Michael Tinnis - 1:37.498

2012 Rounds 1 & 2 - Thunderbot (w/chicane)

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Results

Lap Records

Schedule & Supps - Register - Entry List

2012 - Round 5

Round 5 - June 30-July 1 - NJMP-Lightning - with NJRRS & MARRS Joe DeLuca and Linda Gronlund Lightning Challenge Regional

2012 - Round 4

Round 4 - June 23 - Lime Rock Park - supporting NeSCCA National

2013 - Round 1

The series will be supporting the Joe DeLuca and Linda Gronlund Freedom Races at Pocono.
NJRRS, NARRC and NYSRRC series will be attending.

May 10 - Friday
Test day

May 11 - Saturday
8:30 - 9:00 : Qualify
12:55 : Round #1 - 45 minute race

2013 Schedule

Round 1 - May 11 (test 10) - Pocono - North/South Option 2 clockwise
Round 2 - June 29-30 (test 28) - NJMP-Lightning
Round 3 - July 20-21 - Watkins Glen
Round 4&5 - July 26-28 - NJMP-Thunderbolt w/ARCA, TransAm and PCA (Chicane?)
Round 6 - August 17-18 (test 16) - NJMP-Thunderbolt
Round 7 - October 5-6 - Watkins Glen

Round 1 - Pocono infield has been torn up and repaved. The infield track is much wider (45') and the runoff areas are graded. There are FIA curbs in all the right places too. We will be using both infield sections. Look at NNJR site for the track options, we are on the North/South Option 2 clockwise. Test day on Friday as well. What other configurations look interesting?

We are still looking for other dates at existing and new tracks.

Only tight spot is Watkins Glen then the following week with ARCA/TransAm.

2012 News and Notes

2012 Schedule

Rounds 1 & 2 - May 11-13 - NJMP-Thunderbolt (w/chicane) - supporting Grand AM
Round 3 - June 2-3 - NJMP-Thunderbolt - supporting NeSCCA National
Round 4 - June 23 - Lime Rock Park - supporting NeSCCA National
Round 5 - June 30-July 1 - NJMP-Lightning - with NJRRS & MARRS Joe DeLuca and Linda Gronlund Lightning Challenge Regional
Round 6 - July 21-22 - Watkins Glen - with July Sprints Regional
Round 7 - August 18-19 - NJMP Thunderbolt - with NJRRS & NARRC Regional
Round 8 - October 6-7 - Watkins Glen - with Last Chance Regional

Reserved Numbers
Once again time to reserve your numbers. If you competed in four Pro IT series races last year or in seven races in the past three years, you are eligible for a 2012 reserved number. If you are interested, please send your request to Darrell by the end of February. Priority will be given based on the number of events entered.

Web Site
Last year Matt Rooke of Propel Web Design (and a regular series competitor) developed a web site for the series - www.ProITseries.com . He has recently upgraded and expanded the site. We are planning to use the site to improve our communications with competitors by posting schedules, announcements and results. There is also a forum to discuss series issues. We invite you to visit the site regularly to stay in touch with the Pro IT Series. One feature on the site that you can help with is the driver profiles. The site software permits individual competitors to register and update their driver / team profile. We encourage every active driver to establish their own profile.

 

2012 Awards Banquet - Saturday January 19th

The South Jersey Region will once again be hosting the Pro IT Awards on January 19 at NJMP Officers Club. This will be held in conjunction with the South Jersey Region (SJR) party, SJR Race, SJR Solo, SJR Rally and New Jersey Road Racing Series awards.
Only $25/person

ITR - Robert Thiele / Robert Nimkoff / John Harrison
ITS - John Hainsworth / Ben Slechta / Jim Slechta
ITA - Doug Case / Christian Chandler / Mark Johnston
ITB - Steven Noake / Michael Tinis
SM - Yiannis Tsiounis / Dylan Murcott / Matt Fassnacht
(champion and guest are free)


location:  NJMP Officer's Club ('The Big Hangar' inside Thunderbolt)
time:  6pm cocktails, 7pm dinner and awards
cost:  $25 plus cash bar

Registration is on www.DLBRacing.com

2011 Awards

The South Jersey Region will once again be hosting the Pro IT Awards on January 21 at NJMP Officers Club. This will be held in conjunction with the South Jersey Region (SJR) party, SJR Race, SJR Solo, SJR Rally and New Jersey Road Racing Series awards.

Saturday January 21st, 2012
New Jersey Motorsports Park Officer's Club

Only $25/person

location:  NJMP Officer's Club ('The Big Hangar' inside Thunderbolt)
time:  6pm cocktails, 7pm dinner and awards
cost:  $25 plus cash bar

Read more: 2011 Awards

The 2011 Season's Final TreadZone Pro IT Series Race at Watkins Glen

The TreadZone Pro IT Series held their last race of the season at Watkins Glen over the Columbus Day weekend. The weather was perfect, cloudless days, with low humidity and cool breezes.  The racing was the same, almost perfect. The PLANET-MIATA Team was there in full force. Marc Cefalo the leader and fastest driver on the team, Nicole Cooper his girlfriend and the only women member of the team,

Read more: The 2011 Season's Final TreadZone Pro IT Series Race at Watkins Glen

2011 Season Results

ITS
1st - Rob Driscoll - www.AutoTechnic.net
2nd - Jeff Henderson - www.AutoTechnic.net
3rd - John Hainsworth - RidgeSpeed Racing

ITR
1st - Robert Thiele - www.BMWMotorsportCollection.com
2nd - Ben Phillips - BigSpeed Racing
3rd - Dan Jones - Jim Locke Automotive

Read more: 2011 Season Results

2011 TreadZone Pro IT Series Round 5 at Pocono

Race reports and recap coming soon!

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