AUSTIN, Texas (November 2, 2022) – Formula Regional Americas Championship Powered by Honda (FR Americas) points leader Raoul Hyman paced practice on Wednesday afternoon at Circuit of The Americas (COTA). Hyman entered the Mission Foods Austin SpeedTour event with a 70-point lead, but needs a solid performance in his No. 27 Bethesda Holdings Limited / Solomon Capital Enterprises / Oaklands / Kinross Ligier JS F3 this weekend to wrap up his 2022 championship bid. With a lap time of 2:03.261, Hyman led championship rival Dylan Tavella by just 0.584-seconds.
Dylan Tavella (No. 14 Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport Ligier JS F3) finished second in the session, followed by Mac Clark (No. 25 Future Star Racing Ligier JS F3), Jason Alder (No. 77 Drive for Diabetes Awareness / HAKUN Ligier JS F3) and Cooper Becklin (No. 91 Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport Ligier JS F3), who rounded out the top five.
A full run-down of practice results are available, here.
FR Americas will qualify on Wednesday afternoon at 3:40 p.m. CT, with lights out for Race 1 scheduled for 11:35 a.m. CT on Thursday, November 3. For updates, follow FR Americas on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates, or watch Race Monitor for live timing and scoring.