Spec Miata Makes October “Fast” at Daytona International Speedway

Spec Miata Makes October “Fast” at Daytona International Speedway

NASA Southeast Spec Miata rolled into the World Center of Racing with a 16-car turnout from the Southeast and Florida regions. On Saturday, Anthony Zappone won pole position on a wet track with a 2:47.094, with Yan Dia P2, Mark Gibbons P3, Matt Goodrich P4, Keith Williamson P5 and Don Elvington P6.
At the green flag, Gibbons got to Zappone’s bumper and the pair got through Turn 1, with Dia dropping in behind, followed by Goodrich and Williamson. As the lead pack left the infield, Zappone and Gibbons started to pull away from Dia, while Goodrich and Williamson bump-drafted to try to close up on Dia. On lap two, Gibbons got a run out of the infield to swap positions with Zappone as Dia continued to chase without a bump draft partner. Goodrich and Williamson struggled to catch up.
On lap three, Williamson got to Goodrich’s bumper briefly, then went right to

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