Blake Minasian Notches Two Wins at Willow Springs

Blake Minasian Notches Two Wins at Willow Springs

It’s one thing to go four-off at Willow Springs and lose only one position. It’s quite another to go four-off while battling for a podium spot, and come back to win, yet that’s exactly what NASA SoCal Spec Miata racer Blake Minasian did. Twice.
Minasian started from second on Saturday behind Teen Mazda Challenge driver AJ Zarcone and the two began to work together to break away from the pack, with Mark Polunin bringing up third for most of the race. Minasian and Zarcone were battling when Minasian went four-off in Turn 9 — always a good time — he fell back to third. When the caution flags came out later in the race, Minasian was able to retake second, and get past Zarcone to take the win.
“The second half of the race was super hectic with the flags and the pace car and lapped traffic,” Minasian said afterward. “Thankfully I

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