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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…
David Malukas and Toby Sowery went 1-2 for BN Racing in both Pro Mazda events, as Cape Motorsports’ Kyle Kirkwood dominated the first USF2000 race and stole the second (chaotic) race on the last lap.
Juncos Racing’s Victor Franzoni dominated the wet championship finale at Watkins Glen to clinch the Pro Mazda title over Cape Motorsports’ Anthony Martin, the pair of them separated at the checkered flag by Team Pelfrey’s Carlos Cunha.
Juncos Racing’s Victor Franzoni has evened things up in the title battle with five-time race winner Anthony Martin of Cape Motorsports, after defeating the polesitter at Gateway Motorsports Park.
Oliver Askew converted his pole position into a flawless drive to victory for Cape Motorsports to score his sixth victory of the season, but title rival Rinus VeeKay reduced the damage in the points chase by taking second.
Cape Motorsports’ Anthony Martin scored his third win of the season but only after holding back the resurgent Victor Franzoni who drove from 15th on the grid to claim second for Juncos Racing.
Oliver Askew scored his fifth win in six races around the IMS road course, but the race was enlivened by a strong battle for third and a late yellow that produced a one-lap sprint to the checkers.
It appeared no one had the speed to stop Cape Motorsports’ Oliver Askew from winning his second USF2000 race of the weekend, and when his nearest pursuer made a slight mistake in pursuit, Askew was home free.
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.
Reigning USF2000 champion Anthony Martin has re-signed with Cape Motorsports for his promotion to the Pro Mazda series in 2017.
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.
Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing has announced the signing of Indian driver Ricky Donison for the 2017 USF2000 Championship.
Indy Lights, Pro Mazda and USF2000 all created some great racing this year. But now it’s time to separate those who produced occasional eye-catching performances from those who operated at that level all season.
Oliver Askew, who last week won the Mazda Road To Indy $200k Scholarship Shootout, says he’s aiming to take that momentum into next season with a realistic tilt at winning the USF2000 championship.
Nicolas Dapero scored his first Pro Mazda victory, after Team Pelfrey teammates Pato O’Ward and Aaron Telitz collided exiting Turn 2, damaging the former’s car and resulting in a drive-through penalty for the latter.
Anthony Martin drove his Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing machine to his second victory of the day, and joined teammate Parker Thompson at the top of the points table.
Team Pelfrey kept up its perfect win record in Pro Mazda thanks to “Pato” O’Ward’s victory at IMS, but a slip by teammate and prime championship rival Aaron Telitz broke Pelfrey’s string of 1-2s.
Mazda Road To Indy testing concluded at Barber Motorsports Park this afternoon, with Aaron Telitz and Anthony Martin P1 in their respective series.