Rinus van Kalmthout2000-09-11 (age 19)
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Indy Lights runner-up Rinus VeeKay has been confirmed as driver of the #21 Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet for the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season.
Team owner/oval driver Ed Carpenter was left impressed by Indy Lights ace Rinus VeeKay after testing him at Portland International Raceway yesterday.
Ed Carpenter Racing will test current Indy Lights driver Rinus VeeKay at Portland International Raceway on August 7.
Rinus VeeKay dominated the Pro Mazda races for Juncos Racing, Kyle Kirkwood did the same for Cape Motorsports in USF2000, their prime virtues not only raceday pace but also the ability to dodge the carnage…
Dutch youngster Rinus VeeKay, who took second in USF2000 this year, has been announced to move up to Pro Mazda with frontrunner team Juncos Racing for 2018.
Felipe Drugovich won the first MRF Challenge race of the 2017/18 season after runaway race leader Rinus Van Kalmthout dropped out of contention two laps before the chequered flag.
Cape Motorsports’ Oliver Askew did more than he needed to clinch the 2017 USF2000 Championship in his rookie season, finishing second to the dominant Rinus VeeKay at Watkins Glen, who scored his third victory with Pabst Racing.
Rinus VeeKay led a Pabst Racing 1-3-4 at Road America, as David Malukas converted a surprise pole into second place, and the season’s dominant driver Oliver Askew fell to the rear with a suspected damaged wheel.
Polesitter Parker Thompson made just one obvious mistake all race, but it was enough for the Exclusive Autosport driver to hand the win to Cape Motorsports' newest USF2000 ace, Oliver Askew.
Team Pelfrey’s Robert Megennis took a superbly controlled victory in the first ever race for USF2000’s new Tatuus USF-17, as he held off a charging Oliver Askew to the checkered flag.
The Mazda Road To Indy continues to provide a solid foundation for aspiring Verizon IndyCar Series drivers. For fans, too, there should be plenty of action, intrigue and nuances to watch in all three series.
Cape Motorsports enjoyed a satisfying day of Spring Training on Homestead Miami Speedway’s road course, as Oliver Askew led USF2000 and Anthony Martin topped the Pro Mazda timesheets.
MRTI’s first day of testing on Miami Homestead Speedway’s road course saw Team Pelfrey and Cape Motorsports maintain their preeminence in Pro Mazda and USF2000 respectively, the latter despite a change in spec chassis.
Mick Schumacher will be hoping to retain and extend his MRF Challenge championship lead in Round 2 at Dubai Autodrome, with Indian driver Parth Ghorpade joining the series.
Rinus van Kalmthout has been named as the first driver to sign up for the 2017 USF2000 season, linking up with newcomer team Carlin Benik.