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Eves scores second straight for Cape Motorsports to start the USF2000 season – Keane and Rasmussen lead most of race but end with second last corner contact

By Steve Wittich The second Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship race of the weekend bore plenty of similarities to Friday’s first race. Same winner? Check, Braden Eves won for the second straight day. A daring but measured drive from the back of the field? Check, on Friday it was Darren Keane and today it was Manuel […]

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Cape Motorsports starts season with a pair of poles. Rookie Eves on the pole in race #1. Keane rebounds for the pole in race #2

  USF2000 Race #1 Qualifyng Braden Eves, who is making his second appearance in a Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship used a last-second lap to grab his first career Road To Indy pole. It’s the first pole for Cape Motorsports in their hometown race since 2013, and the sixth for the team on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn […]

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A pair of veterans, Darren Keane (USF2000) and Parker Thompson (Indy Pro 2000) lead Road To Indy practice in St. Petersburg, Fla.

The Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship was the first INDYCAR sanctioned series to officially kick off their season in preparation for the Cooper Tires Grand Prix of St. Petersburg presented by Andersen RacePark. The sky was a brilliant blue with no clouds and the temperature just cracking 70F. It was not a surprise two quickest laps […]

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Previewing the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship season and opener in St. Petersburg, Fla.

By Steve Wittich The bottom rung of the Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires ladder begins their season on the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla. for the sixth straight year. The 2019 season is the 10th anniversary of the series rebirth under the leadership of Dan Andersen and Andersen Promotions. That season began with […]

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Darren Keane and Cape Motorsports turn quickest lap at USF2000 testing, DEForce Racing rookie Manuel Sulaiman leads two sessions.

For the third straight year, it was a driver from the Cape Motorsports stable that led final tune-up before the season-opening Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship race of the season. Darren Keane, from nearby Boca Raton, Fla. turned the quickest lap of the test in the third session at 84.5314 seconds. In 2017 it was eventual […]

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Cape Motorsports adds Braden Eves for 2019 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship fight

CAPE MOTORSPORTS ADDS BRADEN EVES FOR 2019 USF2000 FIGHT Former F4 and F1600 winner primed to challenge for title out of the gate ST. PETERSBURG, FL (February 15, 2019) – With the opening round of this year’s Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires less than a month away, Cape Motorsports is excited to announce […]

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CAPE MOTORSPORTS CONFIRMS REECE GOLD FOR USF2000 LINE-UP

  CAPE MOTORSPORTS CONFIRMS REECE GOLD FOR USF2000 LINE-UP   Lucas Oil Racing Series champion brings scholarship to defending champions ST. PETERSBURG, FL (January 29, 2019) – Cape Motorsports is pleased to confirm American Reece Gold as their first driver for the 2019 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship. The 14-year-old is the reigning Lucas Oil Formula […]

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MRTI Update #7 from Mid-Ohio – Friday – Kirkwood wins race and clinches championship with four races remaining

By Steve Wittich What does 90.1% equate to? An early Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda for Kyle Kirkwood. The 19-year-old Cape Motorsports rookie has clinched the $325,000 Mazda Motorsports Advancement Scholarship by scoring 311 of the possible 345 points on offer in the first ten races of the 2018 season. Kirkwood has compiled […]

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MRTI update #4 from Mid-Ohio – Friday – Kirkwood grabs fourth pole of the year – 20th pole at Mid-Ohio for Cape Motorsports

By Steve Wittich What was shaping up to be an exciting final few laps of Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda qualifying ended when the red flag and checkered flag came out for an on-track incident. Kyle Kirkwood, for the fourth time this season will start on pole after turning a lap of 80.533 […]

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MRTI update #3 – Friday – Kyle Kirkwood snags fourth USF2000 pole of the season – 10th in 11 races for Cape Motorsports in Toronto

By Steve Wittich For the fourth time this season, Kyle Kirkwood and Cape Motorsports will start on the pole in a Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda race. With the single bonus point for being the quickest qualifier Kirkwood’s lead in the title, chase grows to 95 points. The 19-year-old American joins Neil Alberico […]

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