Team News
  • Franzoni Victorious for Afterburner at Cooper Tires Winterfest

     February 25, 2015| 
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    Afterburner Autosport continued its early-season strength by scoring a big victory in the second USF2000 race of the Cooper Tires Winterfest series at NOLA Motorsports Park last week, topping a field of 18 competitors. Team driver Victor Franzoni battled an electrical issue in qualifying for the first event on Friday, and despite starting deep in the field as a result, the Brazilian rocketed to the front to take the lead and the eventual win. Team USA Scholarship driver Michai Stephens joined Afterburner for the event as well and used the first three races of Winterfest to get himself up to speed in his USF2000 debut.
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  • Rickards Claims First USF2000 Top-Five for Team Pelfrey

     February 22, 2015| 
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    Team Pelfrey made a strong start to the Mazda Road to Indy season as the Cooper Tires Winterfest kicked off the past two days at NOLA Motorsports Park. Englishman Jack Aitken won two of the three Pro Mazda races on the 2.75-mile road course situated just a few miles from downtown New Orleans, while Garth Rickards led the team’s new four-car foray into USF2000 by securing a promising top-five finish.
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  • Stephens Joins Afterburner for Cooper Tires Winterfest

     February 19, 2015| 
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    Afterburner Autosport is pleased to announce a new addition to its driver line-up for this year’s Cooper Tires Winterfest series, which will run on Thursday and Friday (February 19-20) at NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, La. Team USA Scholarship winner and Skip Barber series race winner Michai Stephens will join the squad, making his official USF2000 and Mazda Road to Indy debut. The 23-year-old Ivanston, IL resident will be under the Afterburner tent alongside Brazilian Victor Franzoni .
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  • MAZDASPEED Scholarship Winner Gabin Joins Team Pelfrey

     February 16, 2015| 
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    Team Pelfrey today confirmed that talented young Australian Luke Gabin will take his first steps on the Mazda Road to Indy and complete its four-car assault on this year’s Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda.
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  • JAY Motorsports Signs Augie Lerch for the 2015 USF2000 Championship

     February 16, 2015| 
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    JAY Motorsports is proud to announce the signing of Augie Lerch to its 2015 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda season. JAY Motorsports first entered the USF2000 Championship in 2012, claimed their first win in 2014 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Grand Prix Circuit and finished fourth in the 2014 overall Team Championship.
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