Rettich, Rayhall Keep FE Championship Hopes Alive At BrainerdAlliance Autosport
Scott Rettich, of Oxford, Ohio, and Sean Rayhall, of Winston, Ga., gathered race wins and valuable points in their SCCA Pro Racing Formula Enterprises championship hunt during a Labor Day weekend doubleheader at Brainerd International Raceway.
Rettich, driving the No. 17 HIPPI Racing/Springboro Car Wash Formula Enterprises machine, beat Rayhall to the finish line of the 20-lap, 50-mile round seven race on Saturday by 5.187-seconds.
The 15-year-old Rayhall reversed his fortunes on Sunday, where Rettich experienced difficulties and finished eight laps down. Rayhall, driving the No. 11 1st Action Service/Advanced Environment FE car, pulled away from the field for a 30.415-second victory.
Jim Libecco, of Solon, Ohio, joined the Rettich and Rayhall on the podium on Saturday in the No. 98 Akron Skin Center FE.
Paul Schneider, of Charlotte, N.C., in the No. 73 Performance Motor Cars of Charlotte machine, and Matt Schneider, of Lexington, Kent., in the No. 31 Jay Motorsports machine joined Rayhall in the post race celebration on Sunday.
With two races to go at Virginia International Raceway, Rayhall leads Rettich in the championship by 44 points, 740-696.