2010 U.S. F2000 National Championship

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2010 U.S. F2000 National Championship season
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The 2010 Cooper Tires presents the U.S. F2000 National Championship powered by Mazda is the first U.S. F2000 National Championship season under the new management, sanctioned by the Indy Racing League. All cars will run Mazda MZR engines built by former driver Steve Knapp.

With victory in the first race at the final round at Road Atlanta, Sage Karam won the championship and a fully funded seat in the 2011 Star Mazda Championship.

Drivers and teams[edit]

Team No Drivers Notes
United States Cape Motorsports
w/ Wayne Taylor Racing
2 Republic of Ireland Patrick McKenna[1]
3 United Kingdom Josh Fielding[2] St. Pete to ORP only
18 Chile Javier Barrales Road Atlanta only
United States JDC MotorSports 5 Australia Luke Ellery[3] Road Atlanta only
10 Russia Mikhail Goikhberg[4]
11 Brazil Raphael Abbate[4]
19 Colombia Martin Sala[4] Skipped ORP, Iowa, Road America, & Road Atlanta
United States Pabst Racing Services 6 Chile Martin Scuncio[5] St. Pete only
Estonia Tõnis Kasemets Autobahn & Road America only
9 United States J. R. Smart[5] Skipped ORP and New Jersey
United States Andretti Autosport 7 United States Zach Veach[6] Beginning at Laguna Seca
8 United States Sage Karam[7]
United States Liberty Motorsports[8] 14 Aruba Terrick Mansur[9] St. Pete to Iowa only
Puerto Rico Félix Serrallés[10] Road America & Road Atlanta only
41 United States Matthew Powers[11] St. Pete, Autobahn, Road America, & Road Atlanta
United States Brian Belardi Iowa only
Chile Fuerza Chile Motorsports 18 Chile Javier Barrales Beginning at ORP, changed teams for Road Atlanta
99 Chile Martin Scuncio Beginning at ORP, skipped Road Atlanta
United States ZSports Midwest 20 United States Benjamin Searcy[12] St. Pete only
China David Cheng Road America only
21 United States Scott Anderson[13] Road America only
United States AcceleRace MotorSports 28 United States Ardie Greenamyer[5]
United States ArmsUp MotorSports 31 United States Joe Tovo ORP only
Canada AIM Autosport 77 Canada Anthony Furfari[14] St. Pete only

Race calendar and results[edit]

The schedule was announced on November 24, 2009.[15] All championship rounds will be supporting the Star Mazda Championship. An exhibition meeting with two non-championship rounds will also be held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca over May 22–23, in support of the American Le Mans Series.[16]

Rnd Circuit Location Date Pole position Fastest lap Most laps led Winning driver Winning team Supporting
1 Streets of St. Petersburg St. Petersburg, Florida March 27 United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Andretti Autosport IndyCar
2 March 28 United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Andretti Autosport
NC Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca1 Monterey, California May 23 United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam Russia Mikhail Goikhberg United States Scott Rarick United States PR1 Motorsports ALMS
United States Sage Karam Russia Mikhail Goikhberg United States Sage Karam Russia Mikhail Goikhberg United States JDC Motorsports
3 O'Reilly Raceway Park Clermont, Indiana May 29 Republic of Ireland Patrick McKenna Russia Mikhail Goikhberg United States Sage Karam Republic of Ireland Patrick McKenna United States Cape Motorsports USAC Midgets
4 Iowa Speedway Newton, Iowa June 19 United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Andretti Autosport IndyCar
5 New Jersey Motorsports Park Millville, New Jersey June 26 United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Andretti Autosport Star Mazda
6 June 27 United States Sage Karam Russia Mikhail Goikhberg Republic of Ireland Patrick McKenna Republic of Ireland Patrick McKenna United States Cape Motorsports
7 Autobahn Country Club Joliet, Illinois July 31 United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam Estonia Tõnis Kasemets Estonia Tõnis Kasemets United States Pabst Racing Services Star Mazda
8 August 1 United States Sage Karam Republic of Ireland Patrick McKenna United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Andretti Autosport
9 Road America Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin August 21 United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Andretti Autosport ALMS
10 August 22 United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Andretti Autosport
11 Road Atlanta Braselton, Georgia September 30 United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Andretti Autosport ALMS
12 October 1 United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Sage Karam United States Andretti Autosport

1Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca round was a non-points event run in conjunction with the Pacific F2000 Championship.

Championship standings[edit]

Drivers'[edit]

Pos Driver STP ORP IOW NJ ACC ROA ATL Points
Championship Class
1 United States Sage Karam 1* 1* 2* 1* 1* 9 2 1* 1* 1* 1* 1* 351
2 Republic of Ireland Patrick McKenna 2 3 1 6 2 1* 3 2 4 7 3 5 269
3 Russia Mikhail Goikhberg 8 7 3 3 3 2 10 11 2 2 9 11 194
4 Brazil Raphael Abbate 6 11 8 2 7 3 5 8 5 5 8 6 192
5 United States Zach Veach 4 5 4 5 7 6 3 3 2 4 189
6 Chile Martin Scuncio 4 12 5 4 5 6 12 5 13 9 119
7 Chile Javier Barrales 7 8 8 7 8 7 6 14 11 7 112
8 United States Matthew Powers 12 9 4 4 14 6 5 10 97
9 Colombia Martin Sala 5 13 6 4 6 9 DNS DNS 79
10 Aruba Terrick Mansur 3 4 6 10 57
11 United Kingdom Josh Fielding 7 2 11 40
12 Canada Anthony Furfari 9 6 27
13 United States Benjamin Searcy 13 5 18
National Class
1 United States Ardie Greenamyer 9 7 9 8 9 10 12 12 6 9 208
2 United States J. R. Smart 11 10 9 11 DNS 11 11 7 8 164
3 United States Joe Tovo 10 1
4 United States Brian Belardi 11 1
Unregistered drivers
Estonia Tõnis Kasemets 1* 3 7 4 0
Puerto Rico Félix Serrallés 9 8 4 2 0
Australia Luke Ellery 10 3 0
United States Ardie Greenamyer1 10 8 0
China David Cheng 8 10 0
United States Scott Anderson 10 13 0
Pos Driver STP ORP IOW NJ ACC ROA ATL Points
Color Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green 4th & 5th place
Light Blue 6th–10th place
Dark Blue Finished
(Outside Top 10)
Purple Did not finish
Red Did not qualify
(DNQ)
Brown Withdrawn
(Wth)
Black Disqualified
(DSQ)
White Did not start
(DNS)
Blank Did not
participate
(DNP)
Not competing
In-line notation
Bold Pole position
(1 point)
Italics Ran fastest race lap
(1 point)
* Led most race laps
(1 point)

1Ardie Greenamyer switched from Championship to National class at ORP and was subsequently not shown in Championship class standings published by the league.

Teams'[edit]

Pos Team STP ORP IOW NJ ACC ROA ATL Points
1 United States Andretti Autosport 1 1 2 1 1 5 2 1 1 1 1 1 358
4 5 4 9 7 6 3 3 2 4
2 United States JDC MotorSports 5 7 3 2 3 2 5 8 2 2 8 3 245
6 11 8 3 6 3 6 9 5 5 9 6
3 United States Cape Motorsports 2 2 1 6 2 1 3 2 4 7 3 5 235
7 3 11 11 7
4 United States Liberty Motorsports 3 4 6 10 4 4 10 6 4 2 120
12 9 11 14 8 5 10
5 United States Pabst Racing Services 4 12 9 1 3 7 4 7 8 81
11 11 11
6 Chile Fuerza Chile Motorsports 5 4 5 6 8 5 6 9 66
7 8 8 7 12 7 13 14
7 United States AcceleRace Motorsports 10 8 7 9 8 9 10 12 12 6 9 39
8 Canada AIM Autosport 9 6 14
Pos Team STP ORP IOW NJ ACC ROA ATL Points

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Josh Fielding Signs for Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing". capemotorsports.com (Cape Motorsports). 2010-03-07. Retrieved 2010-03-09. 
  3. ^ Australian FF Star Set to Join JDC MotorSports at Road Atlanta, eFormulaCarNews, September 8, 2010, Retrieved 2010-09-11
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  6. ^ "Zach Veach Signs with Andretti Autosport". junioropenwheeltalent.com (Junior Open Wheel Talent). 2010-03-26. Retrieved 2010-03-26. 
  7. ^ "Sage Karam Signs with Andretti Autosport". junioropenwheeltalent.com (Junior Open Wheel Talent). 2010-03-04. Retrieved 2010-03-04. 
  8. ^ "Liberty Motorsports expands race operations for 2010" (PDF). usf2000.com (U.S. F2000 National Championship). 2010-02-26. Retrieved 2010-03-03. 
  9. ^ "Liberty Motorsports Confirms Terrick Mansur". junioropenwheeltalent.com (Junior Open Wheel Talent). 2010-03-11. Retrieved 2010-03-11. 
  10. ^ Serralles Joins Liberty Motorsports for Remainder of 2010 Season, Liberty Motorsports PR via eFormulaCarNews, August 12, 2010, Retrieved 2010-08-15
  11. ^ "Powers Signs with Liberty Motorsports". junioropenwheeltalent.com (Junior Open Wheel Talent). 2010-03-19. Retrieved 2010-03-19. 
  12. ^ "Ben Searcy Returns to ZSports Midwest". junioropenwheeltalent.com (Junior Open Wheel Talent). 2010-03-12. Retrieved 2010-03-15. 
  13. ^ USF2000: ZSports Midwest Returns at Road America with Anderson, eFormulaCarNews, August 9, 2010, Retrieved 2010-08-09
  14. ^ "AIM Autosport travels the "Road to Indy" with Anthony and Michael Furfari; Team’s strong driver development program continues in 2010" (PDF). starmazda.com (Star Mazda Championship). 2010-01-11. Retrieved 2010-01-19. 
  15. ^ "USF2000 National Championship Announces 2010 Schedule" (PDF). usf2000.com (U.S. F2000 National Championship). 2009-11-24. Retrieved 2010-01-03. 
  16. ^ "American Le Mans Series Monterey presented by Patrón adds to the race action". mazdaraceway.com (Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca). 2010-04-06. Retrieved 2010-04-07. 

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