Tag Archive: Connor De Phillippi

Jul 27

Championship charge continues for Team Pelfrey at Mosport

De Phillippi added another podium finish in Round Six and was joined in top-four by Andries

Connor DePhillippi-Andries-mosStar Mazda logoTeam Pelfrey’s pursuit of a championship title in its inaugural season of Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear competition took another step forward on Sunday (July 24), with two very strong results at Mosport International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 21

Third Star Mazda championship rookie of the year award

For JDC Motorsports in 2010

JDC-logoConnor De Phillippi 20091227Minnesota-based squad ended season with two overall wins, two Expert Series wins, and four Masters Series wins. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

De Phillippi continued Star Mazda rookie title chase with Top-Five at Autobahn

MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development driver remains third in Rookie of the Year title chase after Illinois doubleheader

Connor De Phillippi continued his quest for top rookie honors in the highly competitive Star Mazda Championship Presented by Goodyear this past weekend (July 31-August 1), with an up-and-down affair at the Autobahn Country Club. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Two more Star Mazda top ten for the Phillippi in New-Jersey

MAZDASPEED Motorsports-backed racer narrowly missed his first series podium finish with a fourth place in Round Six

American open-wheel up-and-comer Connor De Phillippi further established himself as one of the most consistent front-runners in the Star Mazda Championship Presented by Goodyear this weekend (June 26-27), finishing fourth and eighth in Rounds Six and Seven at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Star Mazda win for JDC Motorsports

In New Jersey doubleheader

Lara scored his first series win in race one of the doubleheader, while O’Neill and Kraut added Expert Series and Masters Series wins in the Garden state. JDC MotorSports returned to victory lane in the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear over the weekend (June 26-27), capturing the Round Six win at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 23

JDC Motorsports Star Mazda racers showcase speed and skill at Iowa Speedway

De Phillippi and Lara made it five top-10s in five races to start the 2010 season 

JDC MotorSports has once again showed it has the drivers and cars to challenge for a third series title, earning two additional two-10 positions in Round Five of the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear on Saturday night (June 19) at the Iowa Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

De Phillippi shows speed and skill in Star Mazda oval debut

Rookie of the Year contender challenged for podium finish early on before scoring seventh place result at ORP

Connor De Phillippi showed he can race and challenge for top honors on a variety of courses this Saturday (May 29), as the highly-rated young driver added another top-10 result to his Star Mazda Championship Presented by Goodyear resume in his formula car oval debut at O’Reilly Raceway Park in Indiana. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Mikaël Grenier scores a podium

In Star Mazda action at Mazda Raceway

Andersen Racing’s Anders Krohn and Mikael Grenier finished second and third, respectively, Sunday at Mazda Raceway in Round 3 of the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear.Their teammate, Tristan Vautier, led the first 16 laps of the 31-lap race until a pushrod broke on his car in the Corkscrew.  After it was replaced he returned to the action and collected the 15th-place points. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

California home soil beckons for De Phillipi

During round three at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

American up-and-comer Connor De Phillippi will get the chance to showcase his skills behind the wheel in front of friends and family this weekend (May 22-23), when the Star Mazda Championship Presented by Goodyear travels to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Round Three in Northern California. The MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development driver enters the lone race in his home state, having impressed in his inaugural two series outings with defending champions JDC MotorSports. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

De Phillippi secures first Star Mazda top-Five in St-Pete

MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development driver now lies third in Rookie of the Year chase

Rising junior formula car racer Connor De Phillippi took another step towards a potential championship-winning season on Sunday (March 28), finishing a strong fifth in Round Two of the Star Mazda Championship Presented by Goodyear on the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

De Phillippi earns valuable points and experience

In Star Mazda debut he finished seventh in his first race with defending series champions

American Connor De Phillippi officially commenced his Star Mazda Championship Presented by Goodyear campaign this past week (March 19) at the opening round of the series, which was held at Sebring International Raceway as part of the famed Sebring 12-Hour event. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

De Phillippi set to commence Star Mazda campaign at Sebring

MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development driver confident he can lead JDC MotorSports to second consecutive series title

Junior formula car standout Connor De Phillippi returns to cockpit this coming week (March 19) at the opening round of the Star Mazda Championship Presented by Goodyear, which will be held at the historic Sebring International Raceway in Florida. As part of the prestigious 12 Hours of Sebring event, the MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development racer will make his series debut with defending and two-time series champions JDC MotorSports. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 28

EFCN Top-10: Skip Barber National (+photos)

De Phillippi secured the series title

Enjoying one of the most dominating season in recent series history in his sophomore season with a championship-leading seven wins. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Skip Barber: 2010 National schedule announced

The Skip Barber Racing School has announced the 14-race schedule

For the 2010 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda. This is the 13th year of the Skip Barber National. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

De Phillippi wins 2009 Walter Hayes trophy

Team USA Scholarship driver became the youngest-ever winner of the famed Formula Ford event

Junior formula car standout Connor De Phillippi is the latest American to make his mark in European open-wheel racing, following his historic Walter Hayes Trophy win this past weekend (October 31 – November 1) at the Silverstone Circuit in England. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Team USA: American drivers shine at Silverstone

In wet Walter Hayes Trophy qualifying

Americans Connor De Phillippi, Brett Smrz and Josef Newgarden all earned the pole position for their Walter Hayes Trophy Heat races. A stark overnight change in the weather conditions failed to deter a strong American contingent as qualifying for the Walter Hayes Trophy took place on Saturday morning (October 31) on the Silverstone National circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Formula Ford Festival

Saturday Team USA Update

Team USA Scholarship drivers Brett Smrz and Connor De Phillippi lived up to expectations today. Each earned a podium finish from their respective 15-lap Heat races as the famed Formula Ford (Kent) Festival commenced on the Brands Hatch Indy circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

De Phillippi clinches Skip Barber National title

At Lime Rock Park

Newly announced Team USA Scholarship driver earned a fully funded ride in the 2010 Star Mazda Championship with the series crown. Rising American junior formula car driver Connor De Phillippi completed his goal of winning the BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National presented by Mazda title this weekend (October 9-10), with fourth and seventh place results in the season-finale at Lime Rock Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 09

Skip Barber: De Phillippi seeking title

And Series record in Lime Rock finale 

Even though  Connor De Phillippi has virtually wrapped up the 2009 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National title, he still has something to race for this weekend (October 9-10) at legendary Lime Rock Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Connor De Phillippi inches closer to Skip Barber title

With podium finish at Road Atlanta

Newly announced Team USA driver finished among the top-three for an 11th time in Round 12.American standout Connor De Phillippi continued his pursuit of the BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National presented by Mazda title with another podium finish during the September 24-25 doubleheader at the famed Road Atlanta road course. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

De Phillippi doubles up in Road America Skip Barber battle

Californian sets series record with sixth and seventh wins of the season

Up-and-coming open wheel superstar Connor De Phillippi put on an impressive display this past weekend at Road America when the Skip Barber National Series Presented by Mazda raced the full 4.0-mile road circuit, stepping to the forefront with a pair of victories that have further stretched his lead in the overall standings. Read the rest of this entry »