Freeport's National Champion
October 23, 2019
Halfway through the National Championship race in FE-2 (Formula Enterprise Generation 2) – the highest amateur racing class there is – Rhett Barkau was out in front of the pack. But when they came up on traffic and had to lap some of the competition, he fell back into second place behind Liam Snyder in his #28 car.
FE-2 Racing has strict car limitations – the car can only weigh 1250 pounds after the race – including the driver – and the engine must be a 2 liter Mazda 4 Cylinder engine with a maximum horsepower of 180. So while the car can still reach speeds over 150 mph, there ar...