Both drivers come from different backgrounds
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In 2014, Filgueiras won an HSR Championship in his Acura RSX
F2000 Championship Series driver, No. 22, Eric Filgueiras is ready to return to the track this season, and after an arduous journey consisting of the search for funding that allowed him to run a full season in 2014; Filgueiras is excited to continue his career with yet another full season in 2015.
Both Series will also receive updated rain tires for the 2015 season.
Formula Race Promotions, operators of the F1600 Formula F Championship Series and F2000 Championship Series, and Hoosier Racing Tire announced today an updated tire for both F1600 and F2000 for the 2015 season at a press conference during the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis.
In other big news, Minor received a penalty during practice that will impact his qualifying position for race one on Saturday.
With the Championship in his sights, 18-year-old Georgia native Skylar Robinson ran under the existing F2000 Championship Series track record (set in 2011) in free practice ahead of the Championship-deciding rounds 13 and 14 this weekend at Watkins Glen International, with a slim margin over his rival Tim Minor.
Familiarity will close the F2000 Championship Series season with a riveting Championship battle – the closest since 2010
Watkins Glen plays to F2000 season finale
After visits to two new-to-F2000 race tracks in Pittsburgh and Thompson, the open wheel contingent now returns to the full course at Watkins Glen for rounds 13 and 14 to close out the year and decide whether Tim Minor or Skylar Robinson will be the 2014 Champion.
As was the case in 2013, Masters Class ace Tim Minor continues a dominant season
The cars and stars of the F2000 Championship Series will make their first visit to the Pittsburgh International Race Complex this coming weekend for a doubleheader event, rounds nine and 10 of the 2014 fight for the Championship.
LaRue was well under all existing F2000 track records
A new color scheme for John LaRue, combined with years of experience and some new parts on his No. 17 Citation led to the veteran driver easily pacing F2000 Championship Series practice on Friday for rounds seven and eight of the season this weekend at Mid-Ohio.
Series offers entrants a large window of testing on Thursday evening
2013’s reigning F2000 Champion is off to a dominating start in the 2014 F2000 Championship Series, but as the grid marks the mid-way point of the year this weekend at Mid-Ohio, Tim Minor finds himself under threat at the front of the field.
McGregor beat out Skylar Robinson in a gripping closing-laps battle
After failing to qualify on the first row for the first time since 2012, Tim Minor didn’t waste much time – moving into the lead on lap one from third at VIR and leading every lap for his fourth win in 2014 in round six of the F2000 Championship Series.
Tim Minor made it a clean sweep of the Watkins Glen International F2000 weekend with two wins in rounds three and four of the 2014 season.
Minor dominates Watkins Glen weekend
The defending Series Champion briefly lost the lead on the start, but still managed to lead flag-to-flag at the Glen for his third win at the track. The race ended under caution with Minor on the top step of the podium and Kevin Kopp and Sergio Pasian completing the top three.