MRTI: Meginnis Returns to Team Pelfrey for 2017 USF2000 Campiagn

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INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – Team Pelfrey is pleased to announce Robert Megennis has re-signed with the team for his second season in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda. “Welcoming Rob back to the Team Pelfrey family for a third straight season in yellow says a lot about this partnership. Rob, his family and his partners believe in us, and …

Team Pelfrey Moves Pro Mazda and USF 2000 Shops to Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS – Team Pelfrey is delighted to announce the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda and Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires team has relocated from Palmetto, Fla. to Indianapolis. The two teams will be housed at TKM Inc. under the technical leadership of Thomas Knapp. The move to Indianapolis, along with the revised team structure that took …

MRTI: Thompson Returns Cape Motorsports to the Top With Toronto USF2000 Victory

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The status quo was restored during Sunday’s Allied Building Products USF2000 Grand Prix of Toronto as Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing returned to prominence.

MRTI: Oh Canada! Parker Thompson Sweeps USF2000 Stops at Barber

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LEEDS, Ala. – official series release — USF2000 photo — Canadian Parker Thompson secured a clean sweep of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda events at Barber Motorsports Park, capitalizing on his maiden victory Friday and winning again Saturday for Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing. Australian Luke Gabin finished second for JAY Motorsports, while teenaged New Yorker …

MRTI: ArmsUp Motorsports Secures Franzoni; Retains Hanratty for 2016 USF2000 Roster

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – official team release — Supplied photo — ArmsUp Motorsports has secured Victor Franzoni and returning driver Max Hanratty to compete during the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship season, which begins this weekend in St. Petersburg, Fla., during the annual Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Franzoni is a Brazilian native who will be taking part in his third USF2000 …

MRTI: Pricing for 2017 Tatuus USF2000 Chassis Drops; Testing to Begin in June

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PALMETTO, Fla. – official series release — Even though the first race of the 2016 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda season is still one week away, it’s never too soon to begin looking toward the future. Dan Andersen, owner and CEO of Andersen Promotions, has announced an improved deal on pricing for the state-of-the-art, carbon-chassis Tatuus USF-17 which …

MRTI: Dakota Dickerson Joins Afterburner Autosport for 2016 USF2000 Championship Season

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MINNEAPOLIS  – official team release — Road to Indy photo — Afterburner Autosport announced Wednesday that Dakota Dickerson will be driving for the team in this year’s Cooper Tires USF2000 Series powered by Mazda. Dickerson, 19, will compete in a Soul Red race car, a color reserved for Mazda driver development scholarship winners in 2016. He earned the scholarship by …

MRTI: Felipe Ortiz Joins Afterburner Autosports for Cooper Tires USF2000 Title Run in 2016

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SHAKOPEE, Minn. – official team release — Afterburner Autosport has announced their first driver for the upcoming Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda season. Brazilian Felipe Ortiz will run an SBT-sponsored Van Diemen for the squad. The 17-year-old began karting at the age of five and after a successful development career, he moved through Brazilian F4 and F3 to …

MRTI: Cape Motorsports Signs Parker Thompson for 2016 USF2000 Championship Run

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – official team release — USF2000 photo — Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing has announced that Parker Thompson has joined the team to compete in the 2016 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship powered by Mazda. The young driver from Red Deer, Alberta, had a successful rookie USF2000 season in 2015. Thompson posted seven top-five finishes on his …

USF2000: Michai Stephens Joins RJB Motorsports as Team Moves Into Road to Indy Ladder

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INDIANAPOLIS – official team release — RJB photo — RJB Motorsports and Metalloid Corporation announced Thursday that American Michai Stephens will join SCCA champion Clint McMahan as the Sturgis, Mich.-based team steps up full-time into the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda in 2016. Stephens, 23, from Evanston, Ill., gained his introduction to the sport as a 4-year-old when he …

MRTI: USF2000 Championship Unveils New Tatuus USF-17 Chassis at Opening Day of PRI Show

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – official series release — Road to Indy photo — Andersen Promotions revealed designs of the new Tatuus USF-17 chassis during a Thursday press conference at the IndyCar stage on the opening day of the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show. The state-of-the-art race car will serve as the foundation for a rejuvenation of the first two steps on …