Mat Pombo, of Atlanta, continued to show just how fast he is when he put No. 01 PFM Pombo Racing/Range of Motion ATL/Carbotech MX-5 on the pole for Sunday’s SCCA Pro Racing Playboy MX-5 Cup Round Three race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, part of the American Le Mans Series Monterey Weekend. Lyonel Kent, of Knoxville, Tenn., will start second.
Star Mazda Championship points leader American Conor Daly will start from the pole for tomorrow’s Round 3 of the 2010 Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Having set the quick time in both days of pre-race practice and testing, Daly, the son of F1/IndyCar racing legend Derek Daly, was the only driver to turn a lap in the 20s with a 1:20.875 in his #22 Juncos Racing / INDECK / The College Network / Merchant Services Ltd. / Tom Lange Co. Mazda. Daly won Round 2, the Grand Prix of St.