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USF2000 represents the first step of the Mazda Road to Indy
A field of over 20 talented young drivers representing nine different nations will line up for a pair of races this weekend as the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda gets under way with the Peninsula Pipeline Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
“The test was great”
After well over four hours of track time and a wide variety of weather conditions at the Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy Test, named in honor of the former Sam Schmidt Motorsports’ Indy Lights Team Manager, rookie driver Aaron Telitz and the Afterburner Autosport team earned first bragging rights as preparations began early for the 2014 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda.
Brabham and Hargrove Receive Mazda Road to Indy Scholarships
In a year that saw records shattered in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and a title fight that came down to the streets of Houston in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, the 2013 season was closed in fine fashion with a dual awards banquet held at the St. Regis Houston to honor the outstanding talent in both series.
Los Gatos racer Alberico seeks his sixth win of the season at home track
The Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda heads west to California this weekend for the first time this season – and the first time since a pair of non-championship races were run in 2010 – with a 26-car field full of talented young chargers set to contest two races which will comprise the Allied Building Products Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
IMSP will combine on-track footage with on-board camera action
Andersen Promotions, promoters of the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, has contracted the services of IMS Productions to produce four hour-long highlight shows – two on each series – which will air on the NBC Sports Network.
Mazda Road to Indy Clinic and First-Ever Fan Fest Enhance Busy Week
The Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda return to racing action this week with the traditional Visit Hendricks County ‘Night Before the 500’ at Lucas Oil Raceway.
Third Annual Mazda Road to Indy Oval Clinic Features Distinguished Panel
The Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda will return to the track this week with over 35 drivers on deck for a pair of official series tests at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, and Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Ind.
Canadian Teenager Hargrove Leads 31-Car USF2000 Entry to St. Petersburg
15-year old Jesse Lazare took part in the opening two rounds of the 2013 USF2000 championship in his Pabst Racing Services www.doordoctor.com #21 Van Diemen. Lazare showed great pace all week, and left with a top five finish and fifth overall in the points heading into this weekend’s event at St.Petersburg.
Natural Gas Transmission Company Signs as Title Sponsor for Sunday’s Race
The Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda is excited to announce a new partnership with Peninsula Pipeline which will see the Dover, Del.-based wholly owned subsidiary of the Chesapeake Utilities Corporation headline Round 4 of the championship.
2013 is going to be a turning point for me
Open-wheel racing and former midget and sprint car driver Timothy Paul of Mahopac, New York, has signed an agreement to race in the Firestone Indy Lights Championship in 2014 for AJ Foyt Racing. Prior to the 2014 season, Paul, who has run competitively in the F2000 Championship Series, will spend 2013 competing in both F2000 and USF2000 in a CellMark Paper-sponsored entry to gain the maximum amount of seat time possible.
Blok, Estrela, Ruch, and Verra to pilot Van Diemen/Mazda at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Afterburner Autosport returns to action this week (October 10-11), taking part in the second annual Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy test at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Building on what was a solid debut season in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, the Minnesota-based squad will have four talented up-and-comers getting behind the wheel, with Danilo Estrela, Joe Ruch, Ryan Verra, and Nathan Blok taking part in the year-end event.
“Can’t wait for next week to learn who our second Team Canada Scholarship winner is” – Gerry Merz
With the announcement of who will fly the Team Canada Scholarship colors at the Formula Ford Festival a week away, there is one last chance for the drivers to impress the selection committee and sponsors.
Female race car drivers
TrueCar, Inc., creators of the intelligent automotive marketplace that benefits both buyers and sellers, has announced the addition ofKatherine Legge to their 2012 TrueCar Racing Team – signing the former Atlantics, ChampCar and DTM star to a multi-year IZOD IndyCar Series sponsorship agreement with Dragon Racing.