Mendez was able to stay composed under pressure and finish well in the first two qualifying races. He started in P2 for the championship race among 32 other drivers, taking the victory in the highly competitive Spec E30 class, winning by a slim margin over Dan Goldburg and Brian Edmonds.
By Daniel Shaffer
When I hear SPEC E30, I tend to think of a bunch of old dirty 80s cars trying to make it around a track. I think of bumping, rubbing and the smell of dirty fuel in the air. Well it's exactly what I thought and more, in the best of ways.