Lexington, OH – Blake Mount charged to the top of the Atlantic Championship Series time sheets over the course of two practice sessions at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for K-Hill Motorsports. Mount turned in a best lap of 1:18.959 on a warm race track in a 90*F afternoon session, besting teammate and points leader Baltazar Leguizamon, who led the morning practice session on Friday at Mid-Ohio.
Blake Mount has signed on with K-Hill Motorsports for the 2018 FRP Formula Atlantic Championship season.http://www.k-hillmotorsports.com/news.html. Mount has enjoyed a great start to the season with podium finishes at every event to include two 2nd place finishes at the season opener at Road Atlanta and a 2nd and 3rd place finish most recently at Watkins Glen. Confident in their backing of the young driver, we are pleased and excited to welcome back our sponsors; Sobel Westex, Expedia, SHR Global, Duane Morris and CS Capital Advisors.
Out of a field of veteran drivers, Mount worked his way through the pack to take 2nd Place at the 2016 U.S. Majors Tour@ Road Atlanta. Mount once again brings the 2012 No. 7 Van Diemen in for a podium finish this afternoon. Mount with the help from the team at K-Hill Motorsports stayed consistent throughout the day to bring home the podium finish.
Blake Mount who is coming fresh off the Atlantic Series Winter Exhibition races where he took a 1st Place win at PBIR in Palm Beach and a 2nd Place win at SIR in Sebring, Florida will be making his debut as a driver for K-Hill Racing out of Pennsylvania driving the No. 7 Van Diemen Formula 2000 car!
He will be supported by our fantastic Sponsors, Formation Capital and CS Capital Advisors! Formation Capital www.formationcapital.com, is a leading private investment management firm focused on seniors housing and care, post acute and health care real estate investments. CS Capital Advisors www.cscapitaladvisors, is an independent investment banking firm providing corporate advisory, capital raising and restructuring services to the health care and commercial real estate industries and related service sectors.
We will be hosting our sponsors and their guests at the K-Hill Racing during the entire event weekend. Make sure to stop by and meet us!
The Atlanta Region’s 2016 SCCA Club Racing season kicks-off with the second year of a race series that is bound to be exciting and competitive. The SCCA U.S. Majors Tour, (www.scca.com/events/index.cfm?eid=6551 ) a series of premium national events for top-tier drivers, makes it fourth stop of the year at Road Atlanta and should attract drivers from all over the East & West coast. This is the fourth stop of seven for the Eastern Conference (includes all of the east coast) drivers. This is one of only seven Majors weekends in the east where drivers can earn extra points to qualify for the SCCA National Championships (the Runoffs ®) held this year at Mazda Raceway, Laguna Seca outside of Monterey, California! Multiple National Champions will be competing in eight races on both Saturday and Sunday.