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Herrington wins, Hildebrand clinches Lights title.

"I'm definitely happy to finish second to my 'team-mate'," he commented, "With this race, if you can work together with somebody, especially your team-mate, you can control your result a little more. Just thinking of the points, it's always better to take what you can get."

Andrew Prendeville claimed third, also his best result of the season, while Cunningham and Hildebrand rounded out the top five.

"We had a good run and we had a good car," Prendeville reported, "It was pretty chaotic out there. At the beginning of the race, we held back and waited for everyone else to screw up. That happened and we had a really strong car. I'm happy to be on the podium."

Saavedra, Charlie Kimball, Martin Plowman, Pippa Mann and Rodrigo Barbosa, who ELFF team enlisted the help of St Pete racewinner PDM Racing for the weekend, completed the top ten.

Polesitter Brandon Wagner faded soon after the start, before eventually parking the Hamilton/Kingdom entry with handling problems. Logan Gomez, who set a Guinness World Record for closest finish of an automobile race when he won the Chicagoland 100 in 2007, worked with Wagner this weekend and revealed that he is trying to put together a deal to race at the season-finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.



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