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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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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – Eves breaks track record on the way to second pole in 2 ½ hours

By Steve Wittich Braden Eves was once again the quickest driver in a USF2000 qualifying session. After just missing out on the track record in the first qualifying session the Cape Motorsports rookie Once again, Eve’s veteran teammate Keane will start alongside him, with Hunter McElrea starting third again. Tomorrow’s race #2 will be the […]

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Braden Eves kicks of the “Month of May” at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, leading a tight USF2000 practice session

  Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship points leader Braden Eves led the first official practice session of the 2019 “Month of May.” The Cape Motorsports rookie turned a lap of 85.665 seconds. Fellow rookie Hunter McElrea and Cape Motorsports teammate Darren Keane turned in the second and third quickest laps with Colin Kaminsky (Pabst Racing) and […]

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TSO Ladder Feature – Darren Keane is in pursuit of fun (and a little vindication), in a post St. Pete reset.

By Steve Wittich A 59-day layoff directly following a final lap, final corner self-induced mistake that prevented a trip to victory lane, is one of a race car driver’s worst nightmares. Darren Keane, who just finished his second semester in the Mechanical Engineering program at the University of Florida, is no different than most drivers. […]

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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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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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Kyle Kirkwood and Manuel Sulaiman lead first day of Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires testing at Homestead-Miami Speedway

  For the third straight year, the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship and Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires Series are officially starting their season on the Homestead-Miami Speedway road course.  The 2.1 mile, Homestead-Miami Speedway 14-turn road course has hosted a number of different road racing series including ACCUS Florida Winter Series, Formula […]

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MRTI – Chris Griffis Memorial Test – Saturday – Update #1 – USF2000 session #1 and Cape Motorsports drivers

By Steve Wittich Good morning from TSO Ladder’s coverage of the Chris Griffis Memorial Test. We’ll make every effort to send an update after each of the nine practice sessions today and also add a note about each team and their drivers throughout the next two days. Darren Keane (Cape Motorsports) with a lap of […]

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