ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing is pleased to announce that Jake Eidson will move up to the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda in 2014. The young driver claimed the 2013 F1600 Formula F Championship with sevens wins, the most in series history.
“When we signed Jake for the F1600 Series, it was with the understanding he would move to USF2000 in 2014," said team owners Dominic and Nicholas Cape. "We had confidence in him as a young driver, and he proved us right by claiming the F1600 championship. We are looking forward to helping him grow as a driver as he moves up to USF2000.”
In addition to his seven wins, Eidson had five poles and won the championship by 49 points. Following his championship run, he was selected as one of two Team USA Scholarship drivers.
“My goals for the USF2000 Series are to use all the tools and knowledge I've gained last season from the Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing team to be a top contender,” Eidson said. “I know the team is devoted to win, and I'm very excited to have the opportunity to work with Dominic and Nicholas again after already having a very successful year of racing that I hope to repeat next season.”
The team will be on track December 9-10 for the Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy Open Test at Barber Motorsports Park.
About Cape Motorsports: Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing was formed in 2010 as a partnership between two successful racing entities. With leadership from brothers Nicholas and Dominic Cape, and along with Wayne Taylor and his organization in Indianapolis, the team campaigns cars in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires, the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda and the F1600 Formula F Championship Series. For more information, please visit www.capemotorsports.com. You can follow the team on Facebook and Twitter (CMwithWTR) for updates.