By Steve Wittich
The Indy Pro 2000 and USF2000 schedules for the 2021 seasons were released recently and feature 18 race title quests.
To help the teams with budgets, both series have had their schedules trimmed by one event and will be forgoing their annual trip to the West Coast.
Indy Pro 2000
The middle rung on the Road To Indy, the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires schedule, has the teams and drivers visiting nine different circuits.
The schedule that stretches from March to August and from St. Petersburg, Fla. to Millville, N.J. features 12 natural terrain road course races, four races on city streets, and a pair of oval events.
Highlights include an April return to Barber Motorsports Park, a return to Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ont. and a season finale triple header at New Jersey Motorsports Park.
Also included in the schedule are nine official test days, including Spring Training at Homestead-Miami Speedway in February.
For the 2021 season, the scholarship that the Indy Pro 2000 drivers will be chasing will be increased by almost 18% to $718,065.
The eight-event, 18 race USF2000 schedule includes one oval race, four street course races, and 13 races on natural terrain road courses.
The season will start in the Sunshine City of St. Petersburg, Fla., and feature a return to Barber Motorsports Park, a triple header at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, and the finale at New Jersey Motorsports Park.
The season will include eight official test days, including two days at Homestead-Miami Speedway, to start the season in February.
The drivers will be chasing after a scholarship valued at $401,305, a 22% increase over this season.
Coverage of Indy Pro 2000 and USF2000 will feature worldwide live streaming on RoadToIndy.TV, the Road to Indy TV App, and the series’ respective websites – indypro2000.com and usf2000.com – as well as live and on demand coverage on Apple TV, Amazon Fire, and Roku.