Rondet Gets Pole for Lime Rock Race
May. 23, 1998
LIME ROCK, Conn. (AP) _ Nicolas Rondet of Brazil snatched the pole position from Shane Donley in qualifying for Monday's Barber Dodge Pro Series race at Lime Rock Park.
Donley, who held the provisional pole Friday, was overtaken by Rondet on Saturday and will start second.
Rino Mastronardi, the defending race winner, will start third.
Rondet, going about eight-tenths of a second faster than Friday, was clocked in 54.194 seconds, an average of 102.288 mph. Donley, also running faster than Friday, was timed in 54.215, or 102.260 mph.