RJB Motorsports Barber Motorsports Park Race Recap
 May 1, 2017| 
  • Team News

Birmingham, Ala. - Last weekend the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda was back on track at Barber Motorsports for Rounds 3 and 4 of the championship.  It was a busy weekend with a qualifying and race occurring on both Friday and Saturday.  

The number 20 Mendards/Metalloid Firearms & Sports car started Race 1 in the 24th position and ended in the 20th position on Friday.

Driver Chandler Horton had this to say about Race 1: “I was happy with the start of the race, picking up some positions. Unfortunately, I made a mistake on Lap Two and lost quite a few of them but I was happy to get a few of them back before the safety car came out. Then at the end I just pushed a bit too hard in the final corner and it cost me. Overall, I was happy with the race itself.”

On Saturday the Menards/Metalloid Firearms & Sports number 20 car was back out to qualify in the 23rd spot for Race 2.  Horton finished the race in 14th position and had this to say: “Luckily we escaped all of the first lap chaos in Race Two. Then when we went green it was just solid racing until the finish. I think overall there were plenty of positives to take from Barber.”

The 2017 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda heads to Indianapolis Motor Speedway next for Rounds 5 and 6 on the Grand Prix Circuit, May 11th-13th.

For more information on RJB Motorsports visit our website at www.rjbmotorsports.com or email at rjb@rjbmotorsports.com. 

About RJB Motorsports: 
Former pro hydro boat racer Ryan Barth established RJB Motorsports in 2011 when he made the switch toward four-wheel racing in the SCCA’s Formula 600 category. He quickly formed a partnership with fellow F600 racers and brothers Fred and Tom Edwards, whose company, Metalloid Corporation, produces a range of environmentally friendly fluids to the metalworking industry. The association led to the formation of the F600 Challenge Series, a cost-effective, entry level championship featuring motorcycle engines and six-speed sequential transmission, and more recently to a long-term goal of assisting talented young drivers via the proven Mazda Road to Indy.

About Metalloid:
In business since 1951, Metalloid manufactures trouble-free technology to the metalworking industry with a focus on providing quality products and service that will increase productivity and profitability. We do this by performing a thorough survey of your operation to match the right product to your application. We complement our products with services such as training seminars, in-plant surveys, and the resources of our state of the art metalworking laboratory. In addition to traditional metalworking fluids, Metalloid offers a complete range of “green” metalworking fluids that are friendly to us and the world we share.

For more information on Metalloid Corporation visit our website at www.metalloidcorp.com 

About Menards:
Menards home improvement stores are well known throughout the Midwest for a complete selection of high-quality, name brand merchandise and all the tools, materials and supplies for any job.  Menards offers full-service lumberyards, beautiful garden centers, name brand appliances, pet & wildlife products and even a line of convenience groceries to provide a one-stop shopping experience. Whether just needing a light bulb, gallon of paint or household supplies, or building a deck, fence or new home, there is something for everyone at Menards whether a beginning do-it-yourselfer or more experienced contractor.

For more information about Menards including store locations, go to www.menards.com

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