ArmsUp Motorsports has been campaigning F2000 cars since its inception in 1998; growing from a one-car prep shop to maintaining a team of 10 F2000 cars. Team owner Gregg Borland has guided the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin-based team to race wins and championships in SCCA National Formula Continental and Formula Atlantic. No stranger to pro racing, ArmsUp Motorsports has scored podium finishes in the Toyota Atlantic Championship, Cooper Tires USF2000 Zetec Championship, and the F2000 Championship Series. In 2017, ArmsUp Motorsports will look to continue its run of success in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda after finishing third in last year's title chase.
2017 will mark Benik’s debut in the single seater racing series after years of successful karting seasons in North America. The campaign in USF2000 will be bread through a similar programme to the top line US Benik Kart team which has taken several drivers to success.
Owned and operated by long-time karting industry members Ben Cruttenden and Nick Mitchell, Benik Kart operates out of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, where the team’s USF2000 cars will be prepared. Combining the expertise of personnel from both teams, Team Benik will provide all great technical expertise when the Benik squad take to the track.
With leadership from brothers Nicholas and Dominic Cape, Cape Motorsports campaigns cars in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda and the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires.
The goal of Cape Motorsports is to provide unmatched driver development both on and off the track. It is difficult for a young driver to jump into a professional series and win, regardless of talent. Through coaching and mentoring, Cape Motorsports provides young drivers with as much knowledge of motorsports to become as successful as possible.
The newly formed race team, DE Force, will compete in the 2017 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda in a three-car assault with industry veterans David Martinez and Ernesto Martinez leading the squad and its drivers. The team, which is based out of MSR Houston in Angleton, Texas, has purchased three Tatuus USF-17 chassis and will begin its on track preparations for the 2017 season in the fall of 2016.
John Cummiskey leads an experienced crew and provides a professional race team environment to young drivers looking to expand their career. JCR is focused on providing top quality equipment and a winning atmosphere. In addition, JCR offers a full service preparation/restoration shop for any type of race car. JCR services include full chassis, suspension, engine, and transmission preparation/restoration.
Team Pelfrey is built upon a strong platform that is geared towards achieving success. Rather than focusing on results, it is important to focus on factors that contribute towards success and work cohesively towards maximizing them. Driver development and engineering are treated with equal importance when it comes to the on-track aspect. Away from the on-track action, the team works hard to brand themselves and, therefore their drivers, in a fashion that provides value towards current and prospective partners. Team Pelfrey drivers will be suitably prepared and educated at the Mazda Road to Indy level as they look to further their careers towards becoming a professional in the top echelon of the sport.