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By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief The wait is officially over as Pabst Racing announced that Hunter McElrea has signed on for the 2019 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship. McElrea, 19, captured 13 victories in 21 starts en route to the 2018 Australian Formula Ford Championship, which punched his ticket for a spot at the Mazda Road to Indy Shootout. In turn, he kept the momentum rolling to earn the Shootout Scholarship award for a shot at the USF2000 title for 2019. “I am ecstatic to be on the Cooper Tires USF2000 ChampionshipRead More

Posted On January 30, 2018By Christopher DeHardeIn Cooper Tires USF2000, Headline News

Kaylen Frederick Joins Pabst Racing for 2018

By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer After a 2017 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship powered by Mazda that resulted in five podiums and fourth place in the championship standings, Kaylen Frederick will be returning to the championship for a sophomore season in 2018, but with Pabst Racing. Frederick spent 2017 with Team Pelfrey, starting the season with four top five finishes and ending with nine top fives and 12 top 10 finishes out of 14 races. “After testing in the off-season in BRDC F3, Pro Mazda, Formula Atlantic and USF2000, working with PilotRead More
Pabst Racing announced today that 22-year-old Calvin Ming will return to compete in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda for 2018. Ming will drive the #21 Pabst Racing MPS and APAN sponsored entry during the fourteen-round season. The 2017 season provided an excellent opportunity to lay a foundation and build a great working relationship for the Pabst Racing team and South American driver, Ming. Together, the team earned 10 top-10 finishes, four of which were podiums. Ming, who began his racing career at the age of 6 hasRead More

Posted On September 26, 2017By Motorsports TribuneIn Cooper Tires USF2000, Headline News

My Mazda Road to Indy: Pabst Racing

By Road to Indy When Pabst Racing took the stage at the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires season-ending awards dinner, it was the culmination of over 20 years of dedication to nurturing the careers of young racing talent, and a lifetime devoted to motorsports. Winning the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda Team Championship highlighted a season that team owner Augie Pabst describes as one of the most successful – and enjoyable – of his life. Augie Pabst III literally grew up at the racetrack. TheRead More
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (October 8) – The Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda took center stage today as the sixth Annual Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy Test began at the hallowed Indianapolis Motor Speedway Grand Prix circuit. No fewer than nine different teams took advantage of perfect fall weather conditions to debut their brand-new Tatuus USF-17 cars and gain a jump-start on preparations for the 2017 season. USF2000 represents the first rung on the acclaimed three-step Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires. The two higher levels,Read More
St. Petersburg, Fla. – Jake Eidson and his Pabst Racing team continued their fine form this morning by leading throughout the Cooper Tires Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Race Two and completing a sweep of the opening weekend of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda. Just as was the case yesterday, 19-year-old Eidson took full advantage of his pole starting position to lead into the first corner from Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing teammates Aaron Telitz and Nico Jamin. Eidson led all 20 laps to take theRead More