Mazda Road to Indy testing notes from Tuesday at Road America

The Mazda Road to Indy ladder series is back in action following a short break post-May.  Each level of the minor league open-wheel program was on track Monday at Road America for a morning and afternoon session of testing. Some of the headlines from Monday included 2017 USF2000 champion Oliver Askew’s absence from his Cape … Continue reading Mazda Road to Indy testing notes from Tuesday at Road America

USF2000 driver Donegan reflects on debut in early season break

While the long break between the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix was highly publicized in IndyCar circles, a lesser-known early season dead zone is the break that USF2000 drivers must endure. Following the series’ second race held on opening weekend in Florida, the teams … Continue reading USF2000 driver Donegan reflects on debut in early season break

St. Petersburg-based team chases eighth straight USF2000 crown

USF2000 Entry List for St. Petersburg Brothers Dominic and Nicholas Cape have made the Tampa/St. Petersburg area in Florida their home since the family moved to the U.S. from England in the early 1980s. They have made USF2000 their personal playground, too, having won no fewer than seven consecutive championships dating back to 2011. Kyle … Continue reading St. Petersburg-based team chases eighth straight USF2000 crown

Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout Series Announced

PALMETTO, Fla. (February 6, 2018) – The Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout will continue for a third successive year in 2018, extending its reach to now include 11 countries where 20 champions of junior open-wheel and karting series from around the world will join together in the December event. Drivers between the … Continue reading Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout Series Announced

USF2000 champion Askew uses Mazda support to ignite career

The world of motor racing in 2017 is vastly different than the era in which legends like Mario Andretti, A.J. Foyt, Al Unser and Johnny Rutherford carved their place in the up-and-coming ranks. All too often in modern motorsport, the deciding factor in a driver’s career falls within his pocketbook instead of the talent found … Continue reading USF2000 champion Askew uses Mazda support to ignite career

Ireland native Keith Donegan continues wild ride with MRTI Shootout victory

While there were 17 drivers on hand this weekend for the 2017 Mazda Road to Indy Scholarship Shootout, only one of them was destined for victory in the tense, compelling and authentic competition.  For Keith Donegan, a driver from Dublin, Ireland, to be that driver was almost as astonishing to himself as it were the … Continue reading Ireland native Keith Donegan continues wild ride with MRTI Shootout victory

2017 Mazda Road to Indy Scholarship Shootout Wrap-Up

After a grueling two-day competition featuring 17 participants, 6 judges, 4 on-track practice sessions an a highly-scrutinized race, 20-year-old Keith Donegan was the driver to come out on top of the 2017 Mazda Road to Indy Scholarship Shootout.  As a reward, the Dublin, Ireland native will receive a $200,000 scholarship to compete in the 2018 … Continue reading 2017 Mazda Road to Indy Scholarship Shootout Wrap-Up