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A storybook beginning to the Indy Pro 2000 season for Parker Thompson and Abel Motorsports

If you could write a storybook beginning for a one-off driver, with a brand new Indy Pro 2000 team, it would parallel the Friday that Abel Motorsports and Parker Thompson had. The rookie team that had made a quintet of Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires starts in USF2000 in 2018, and veteran driver […]

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Indy Pro 2000 race #2 – Thompson & Abel Motorsports cap dream start – Kirkwood recovers – Frost stands on podium for the first time

Parker Thompson, on a one event deal with Abel Motorsports to start the 2019 season, did everything he could to show potential partners that he can win the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires title and the valuable scholarship that comes with it. The 21-year-old earned 64 of the 66 possible points winning […]

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Parker Thompson sets Indy Pro 2000 track record on the way to his second pole of the weekend

By Steve Wittich For the eleventh time in his Road To Indy career, the fifth time in Indy Pro 2000 and third time on the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla., Parker Thompson will start from the inside of the front row. The Red Deer, Alberta based driver broke the track record with a lap at […]

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Previewing the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires season and first event of 2019 in St. Petersburg, Fla.

By Steve Wittich The Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires (formerly the Star / Pro Mazda Series) will be starting their season on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn street circuit for the sixth straight year. Eight of the 21 seasons have started in St. Petersburg, Fla. Combine that with the ten times the series began […]

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Veteran Sting Ray Robb and Juncos Racing lead the final tune-up before the Indy Pro 2000 season gets under way

A new tire run clocked at 79.751 seconds turned in by Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires veteran Sting Ray Robb was the quickest of the two-day season-opening test at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Robb’s scorching lap knocked Parker Thompson, who was testing with Abel Motorsports off the top of the timesheet. Thompson, who turned […]

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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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RP MOTORSPORT SET WITH KIRKWOOD AND FIORAVANTI

Miami – The American dream continues for RP Motorsport. After its initial year with excellent results and two races won in the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires (formerly the Pro Mazda Championship), the team led by Fabio Pampado is ready to start a new season in the series, the second step on […]

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MRTI at Portland International Raceway – Sunday – Kirkwood ties J.R. Hildebrand with 12 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda wins

For the 12th time during the 2018 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda season, a similar car and driver visited victory lane. Kyle Kirkwood, who tied fellow Cape Motorsports driver J.R. Hildebrand’s record of a dozen USF2000 victories in a season. The 19-year-old Floridian started third and won his eighth race that he didn’t […]

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MRTI at Portland International Raceway – Saturday – Kirkwood wins 10th USF2000 race in a row – Fraga moves to second in the championship

For the 10th time race in a row, Cape Motorsports rookie Kyle Kirkwood stood on the top step of the podium. It’s the 11th win of the year for the 19-year-old moving him one win closer to tying J.R. Hildebrand’s season-long series record of a dozen. Behind Kirkwood, chaos and excitement was the order of […]

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MRTI at Portland International Raceway – Saturday – Kirkwood is fastest, but will start third – Lindh will start on the pole for the final USF2000 race of 2018

The provisional pole for Sunday’s second USF2000 race changed hands between Kyle Kirkwood, Rasmus Lindh, and Kaylen Frederick a total seven times in the final four minutes of the 20 minutes qualifying session. Kirkwood’s quickest lap was at 1:10.826, lowering the track record of 1:10.958 that the Cape Motorsports rookie set last year. However, Kirkwood […]

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