Dakota Dickerson Tag

By Road to Indy TORONTO, Ont., Canada – There’s no stopping Kyle Kirkwood. The runaway championship leader started only third for this morning’s eighth round of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, but a well-executed pass on polesitter Dakota Dickerson at the first corner vaulted his Cape Motorsports Tatuus-Mazda USF-17 into the lead at the first corner and he never looked back. Kirkwood, 19, from Jupiter, Fla., was never able to relax, with Dickerson’s ArmsUp Motorsports car following just a few car lengths in arrears. He was neverthelessRead More

Posted On July 13, 2018By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Friday IndyCar Musings: Toronto

By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer TORONTO — Friday has come and gone for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series’s annual visit north of the border for the Honda Indy Toronto and if the practice sheets are any indication, Honda will be tough to beat around the 1.786 mile street circuit. Honda-powered cars took the top six positions in the opening practice session and the top five positions in the second practice session with Scott Dixon leading both sessions. Will Power was the fastest Chevrolet in the first session, Spencer Pigot was theRead More

Posted On May 13, 2017By Christopher DeHardeIn Cooper Tires USF2000, Headline News

Askew Sweeps USF2000 Round at Indy

By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer SPEEDWAY, Indiana — Two races, two poles, two fastest laps, leading every lap and winning both races. What more could you ask for out of Oliver Askew? The Floridian won the second race of the weekend for the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship powered by Mazda at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course and in doing so earned his fifth win in a row out of six races in the 2017 season. Behind Askew, there was a multi-car collision that eliminated the carsRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer In the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship powered by Mazda, quite a few drivers have their eyes set on the Mazda  scholarship award that will move them up to the Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires.  However, each driver has something working against them, so let’s take a look at five drivers who could win the USF2000 championship, and why they might not. Oliver Askew Askew has many years in karting and represented Team USA in the Formula Ford Festival and atRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer Dakota Dickerson is ready to help lead the return of Newman Wachs Racing in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship powered by Mazda. Earlier in 2016, the Tatuus-built USF-17 was unveiled as the new model for the series, replacing a car with over fifteen years of use generated interest among several teams, including the once dominant outfit that left at the end of the 2009 season. The team decided to rejoin open wheel racing and ordered four USF-17s, but not all wouldRead More