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 …

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 …

USF2000: Hat Trick; Jamin Sweeps USF2000 Tripleheader With Third Win at Ohio

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LEXINGTON, Ohio – official series release — USF2000 photo — Nico Jamin is on a roll. The 19-year-old Frenchman swept all three races that comprised this weekend’s Allied Building Products Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio, rounds 12 through 14 of the 16-race Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda. Jamin, driving for now four-time defending championship-winning team Cape Motorsports with Wayne …

USF2000: Jamin Masters Rain-Delayed Sprint at Barber; Survives One-Lap Dash for USF2000 Win

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LEEDS, Ala. — official series release — photo — Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing maintained its mastery of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, sweeping both of this weekend’s races for the Cooper Tires Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park. Yesterday it was American Aaron Telitz who led the way in the dry, but today, …

MRTI: 2015 Mazda Road to Indy Schedules Announced

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PALMETTO, Fla. — official release — Indy Lights photo — Andersen Promotions today unveiled the 2015 racing calendars for the Mazda Road to Indy – the highly acclaimed driver training program for the next generation of Verizon IndyCar Series stars. All three development series — Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and …

USF2000: Latorre Seals USF2000 Title with Final Round Win at Sonoma

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SONOMA, Calif. – official release — Al Steinberg photo — The battle for this year’s Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda fittingly came down to Saturday’s USF2000 Grand Prix of Sonoma finale at Sonoma Raceway with the three title contenders running 1-2-3 at the front of the 21-car field. Friday’s winner, RC Enerson, grabbed the initiative for Team E …

USF2000: R.C. Enerson Triumphs at Sonoma; Title Chase to Come Down to Tomorrow’s Finale

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SONOMA, Calif. – official release — USF2000 photo — A dramatic first-lap incident between Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda front-row qualifiers and title rivals Florian Latorre and R.C. Enerson ensured that the championship outcome will remain undecided until Saturday’s season finale. Frenchman Latorre extended his championship lead to a seemingly comfortable 31-point margin by virtue of qualifying on pole …

USF2000: Florian Latorre Takes Control of USF2000 Title Hunt with Mid-Ohio Win

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LEXINGTON, Ohio – official release — USF2000 photo — Florian Latorre took control of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda this morning, following up his second and fourth-place finishes from the past two days by dominating race three of the Allied Building Products Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio triple-header at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The 17-year-old Frenchman started …

USF2000: R.C. Enerson Rebounds With Mid-Ohio Triumph

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LEXINGTON, Ohio – official release — Al Steinberg photo — R.C. Enerson bounced back into contention for the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda by scoring an accomplished victory in Friday’s Allied Building Products Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio race one at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Enerson, 17, from New Port Richey, Fla., had seemed in control of the …

USF2000: Enerson Extends Points Lead With USF2000 Sweep at Barber

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April 26, 2014 — official release — USF2000 photo — LEEDS, Ala. – RC Enerson augmented his lead in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda by claiming two accomplished victories today at Barber Motorsports Park. The 17-year-old from New Port Richey, Fla., grasped the lead at the start of Race One this morning from polesitting Frenchman Florian Latorre, and went …

USF2000: Franzoni Makes Light of Treacherous Conditions to Claim Season-Opener at St. Pete

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March 29, 2014 — press release — Mazda Road to Indy photo — St. Petersburg, Fla. – Brazilian rookie Victor Franzoni started the “regular season” Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda in exactly the same way as he began the recent Cooper Tires Winterfest preseason mini-series – with a victory. The 18-year-old from Sao Paulo started Afterburner Autosport’s #17 Vhero/Aflex/E-QUAL/Novac Sports …