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Our USF2000 preview for the IMS road course – five stories and things to watch for

The Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship heads to the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) for a trio of races on the 2.439-mile, 14-turn road course. The 16th, 17th, and 18th time that the series will compete on the IMS circuit. Cape Motorsports, who are still looking for their first win of the 2021 USF2000 season, are […]

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Christian Brooks, Exclusive Autosport Double Up on Saturday in USF2000 at St. Pete

By Tony DiZinno / Steve Wittich Late passes in the last race of the day were the story in Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship at the streets of St. Petersburg. But as in Race 1 earlier Saturday, the same driver and team emerged on top: Christian Brooks and Exclusive Autosport in the No. 44 Tatuus USF-17. […]

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Brooks Leads Exclusive Autosport 1-2 in Chaotic USF2000 St. Pete Race 1

By Tony DiZinno Exclusive Autosport’s pair of Christian Brooks and Matt Round-Garrido started on the front row and finished 1-2 in the opening USF2000 race of the weekend at St. Petersburg. The teammates enjoyed a trouble-free race in their No. 44 and 92 Tatuus USF-17 cars, while a high number of the 26 cars that […]

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Turn 3 Motorsport expands to USF2000 – signs Josh Green as first pilot

By Steve Wittich Turn 3 Motorsport, a two-car Indy Pro 2000 team in 2020, will be expanding their Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires footprint to include USF2000. The team’s first signed driver is Josh Green, who will be conducting his sophomore campaign on the first rung of the Road To Indy. Green, who […]

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Chris Griffis Memorial Test set for October at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – includes a one day NTT INDYCAR SERIES test for Indy Lights drivers

  By Steve Wittich For the 10th time in the last 11 years, the Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires season will come to a close at the Chris Griffis Memorial Test. The season-ending test, named after the late Chris Griffis, a well-loved Schmidt Motorsports Indy Light team manager, will take to the Indianapolis […]

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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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Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires Friday Schedule and other notes

By Steve Wittich Good morning from St. Petersburg, where the first official on-track activity for the 2020 Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires season will get underway. Here is Friday’s schedule: TIME EVENT 7:42am Sunrise 8am – 8:30am USF2000 Practice #1 8:45am – 9:15am Indy Pro 2000 Practice #1 9am – 10am Porsche GT3 […]

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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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Eduardo Barrichello and Pabst Racing lead a tight first day of USF2000 testing

By Steve Wittich The winner, barely, of the first day of Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship testing was Pabst Racing sophomore Eduardo Barrichello. The second-generation pilot of the Bib’s Chocolate sponsored #22 Pabst Racing USF-17 turned in a quick lap of 84.3979 seconds. The top four drivers were covered by less than one-tenth of a second, […]

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Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires at Laguna Seca – Saturday – Rasmussen wins exiting USF2000 race – McElrea extends points lead

By Steve Wittich The penultimate USF2000 race of the 2019 season featured everything that makes the Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires great. Plenty wheel-to-wheel side-by-side action, a pass for the lead, and Road To Indy family helping each other. Christian Rasmussen made a pass to collect his third race win in the last […]

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