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Stand-out Canadian karter Thomas Nepveu joins Cape Motorsports for 2021 USF2000 season

  By Steve Wittich Stand-out Canadian karter Thomas Nepveu announced this morning that he would be joining perennial championship contending Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship squad Cape Motorsports for the upcoming 2021 season. In his eight-year karting career, the Montreal, Quebec native was a consistent winner in Canada, the United States, and internationally, representing Team Canada. […]

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The 2020 USF2000 season by the numbers

By Steve Wittich 2020 season basics   Number of races: 17 Total laps: 369 Total miles: 741.096 Total drivers with at least one start: 26 Total cautions: 15 Average cautions per race: 0.9 Caution free races: seven Total caution laps: 27 Average caution laps per race: 1.6 Total DNFs: 27 DNFs per race: 1.6 The […]

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An extensive preview of the 2020 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship season and

By Steve Wittich There have been two constants since Dan Andersen started the reimagined Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship in 2010. The first of those is the presence and support of Cooper Tires, and the second is a race on the Streets Of St. Petersburg. TSO note: A quick thank you to Cooper Tires, for coming […]

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Road To Indy at Grand Prix of Portland – Saturday – 9:40am – McElrea grabs his fourth straight pole – collects important bonus point

For the fourth straight USF2000 race, the Soul Red No. 2 of 200K Mazda Scholarship winner Hunter McElrea will start from the inside of the front row. The pole for Sunday’s Cooper Tires USF2000 Grand Prix Presented by Allied Building Products race is the American born Kiwi’s fifth of the season. The bonus point, along […]

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USF2000 at Portland International Raceway – Preview – entertaining title fight between Eves and McElrea – Rasmussen is hot – some newcomers

  By Steve Wittich Game on! Only nine points separate Braden Eves and Hunter McElrea in the chase for the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship title chase with only four races left on the calendar. The 20-year-old Eves started the season with four straight trips to victory lane and a 44-point lead over Pabst Racing rookie […]

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Road To Indy at Mid-Ohio – Previewing the USF2000 action – Eves has lead as series heads to iconic circuit for the 53rd and 54th time

By Steve Wittich Championship leader Braden Eves and his closest competitor Hunter McElrea will both need to put forgettable weekends in Toronto behind them as the chase for the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship heads to the hills of central Ohio and the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Cape Motorsports rookie Eves had a 41 point lead […]

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Road To Indy in Toronto – Saturday – Keane nabs pole for USF2000 Race #2

For the second straight qualifying session, it was Christian Rasmussen and Darren Keane leading the way in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship series. After turning the second quickest lap in Saturday’s qualifying session, it was Keane, the Cape Motorsports veteran that will start on the pole for Sunday’s race. It’s Keane’s second pole of the […]

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Road To Indy testing at Mid-Ohio – Frost tops Indy Pro 2000 – Crawford tops USF2000 – championship contenders are all close

By Steve Wittich A pair of drivers, Danial Frost, and Jak Crawford put behind forgettable weekends in Wisconsin behind them to top the timesheets during a two-day USF2000 and Indy Pro 2000 test at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Both series will be back at the 2.258-Mile, 13-Turn Road Course in a month for each […]

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USF2000 at Road America – Sunday – Eves wins fifth of year – is joined on the podium by Keane for a Cape Motorsports one-two finish – McElrea rounds out podium

After “disappointing” finishes of fifth and fourth in his last two races, Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship points leader, Braden Eves got back to his winning ways on Sunday, standing on the top step of the podium for the fifth time in seven race this season. “After struggling last month on the oval and struggling again […]

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USF2000 at Road America preview – Eves rivals desperately seeking wins

With only five of fifteen rounds of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship completed, it is likely a little too early to focus on the chase for the advancement scholarship that will be handed out in three months. But, at the same time, it is also hard not to be impressed by the substantial 44 point […]

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