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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 in Toronto – Friday – Christian Rasmussen grabs first career pole

A rookie pole for a rookie team. Christian Rasmussen, a 20-year-old from Copenhagen, Denmark scored his first and Jay Howard Driver Development’s first USF2000 pole in a red flag shortened session. “It feels amazing,” said Rasmussen to TSO Ladder. “Being on the streets of Toronto feels amazing. I’m glad I could finally do it; it’s […]

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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 – Saturday – McElrea dominates for his first career pole, the fifth straight at Road America for Pabst Racing

For the first time in his Road To Indy career, Pabst Racing rookie Hunter McElrea will start a race from the pole. The Kiwi’s pole is the fifth straight for Pabst Racing on the 4.014-mile, 14-turn natural terrain road course, joining Colin Kaminsky, Tonis Kasemets, Rasmus Lindh, and Rinus VeeKay as pole winners for the […]

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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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USF2000 – Freedom 75 Qualifying results from the 0.686-mile Lucas Oil Raceway oval – Kaminsky recovers for first pole – championship leaders start deep in the field

Freedom 75 pole sitter Colin Kaminsky provided a trio of compelling storylines in a Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship qualifying session full of them. 1) A crash late in the afternoon practice session left the Pabst Racing crew only two-hours to get the 19-year-olds car fixed for his qualifying run. 2) Kaminsky’s first career Road To […]

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Exclusive Autosport drivers Danial Frost and Manuel Cabrera lead USF2000 and Indy Pro 2000 testing at Lucas Oil Raceway

By Steve Wittich A trio of drivers representing Exclusive Autosport set the pace as the bottom two rungs of the Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires ladder get prepared for their first oval races of the year on the 0.686-mile Lucas Oil Raceway Oval. Danial Frost turned was the fastest in Indy Pro 2000 […]

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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – Eves makes it four in a row to extend his USF2000 championship lead

By Steve Wittich Braden Eves was able to survive three restarts and a quick teammate to start his rookie Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship campaign with four straight wins. Only two other drivers in USF2000 history have won the first four races of the season. Jay Howard won the first six races to start the 2005 […]

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