Three days of qualifying have wrapped up at Sonoma Raceway for the 2018 SCCA National Championship Runoffs in 28 different classes. Of the 16 classes where Mazdas are entered or make up the field, 10 drivers with Mazda power will be starting on pole for the races that take place over the Oct. 19-21 weekend.
Mirl Swan took the pole for what will be the final race of the weekend, Formula Atlantic. Swan took his Swift 016A Mazda to the fastest time in Wednesday’s fashion, edging Spencer Brockman by less than a tenth of a second. Brockman set his best time in the first session on Tuesday. In Formula Mazda, Bryce Cornet will start on pole, with Mike Anderson alongside. 2017 champ Melvin David Kemper Jr. will take the green in third.
Formula Enterprises and Formula Enterprises 2 qualified and will race together. Liam Snyder lost out on the pole in FE2 to Flinn Lazier, son of 1996 Indianapolis 500 winner Buddy Lazier; but his brother, Mark, will start on the pole for FE. Brandon Chappell will start outside the front row in FE.