2013 U.S. F2000 Winterfest

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The 2013 U.S. F2000 Cooper Tires Winterfest was the third year of the winter racing series promoted by the U.S. F2000 National Championship. It consisted of six races held during two race meets in Florida during February 2013 and served as preparation for the 2013 U.S. F2000 National Championship.

American Neil Alberico, in his second year in the series and first with Cape Motorsports w/ Wayne Taylor Racing won five of the six races and captured the championship. His Cape teammate, Canadian Scott Hargrove, won one race and finished second in the other five and was runner-up in the championship. Their teammate James Fletcher had three podium finishes and finished third in points. Canadian James Dayson was the only National class entrant and only contested the first three rounds of the championship. There were no lead changes during any of the six races and the first three races at Sebring International Raceway were run without a caution period.

Drivers and teams[edit]

Team No. Drivers Notes
United States Cape Motorsports
w/ Wayne Taylor Racing
2 United States Neil Alberico
3 United Kingdom James Fletcher
32 Netherlands Jeroen Slaghekke
38 Canada Scott Hargrove
United States Belardi Auto Racing 4 Canada Daniel Burkett Sebring only
11 Brazil Danilo Estrela Sebring only
14 United States Matt McMurry Palm Beach only
41 United States Peter Portante
United States Andretti Autosport 7 Canada Garett Grist
77 United States Austin Cindric
United States JAY Motorsports 9 Brazil Felipe Donato Sebring only
91 France Florian Latorre
United States ZSports w/ Team E Racing 10 United States R. C. Enerson Sebring only
United States JDC Motorsports 12 Brazil Arthur Oliveira
19 United States Clarke Toppe
54 United States Michael Johnson
93 Canada Stefan Rzadzinski
United States ArmsUp Motorsports 16 Canada James Dayson National class, Sebring only
51 Brazil Felipe Donato Palm Beach only
United States Afterburner Autosport 17 United States Wyatt Gooden Sebring only
18 United States Jake Eidson Sebring only
United States Pabst Racing Services 21 Canada Jesse Lazare
23 United States Jason Wolfe
Canada MDL Racing 56 Canada Matthew Di Leo

Race calendar and results[edit]

The race schedule was announced on October 23, 2012.[1]

Rnd Circuit Location Date Pole position Fastest lap Most laps led Winning driver Winning team
1 Sebring Raceway Sebring, Florida February 5 United States Neil Alberico United States Neil Alberico United States Neil Alberico United States Neil Alberico United States Cape Motorsports
2 February 6 United States Neil Alberico United States Neil Alberico United States Neil Alberico United States Neil Alberico United States Cape Motorsports
3 United States Neil Alberico Canada Garett Grist United States Neil Alberico United States Neil Alberico United States Cape Motorsports
4 Palm Beach International Raceway Jupiter, Florida February 9 Canada Scott Hargrove United States Neil Alberico Canada Scott Hargrove Canada Scott Hargrove United States Cape Motorsports
5 February 10 United States Neil Alberico United States Neil Alberico United States Neil Alberico United States Neil Alberico United States Cape Motorsports
6 United States Neil Alberico United States Neil Alberico United States Neil Alberico United States Neil Alberico United States Cape Motorsports

Championship standings[edit]

Drivers' Championship[edit]

Pos Driver SEB PBI Points
Championship Class
1 United States Neil Alberico 1* 1* 1* 2 1* 1* 186
2 Canada Scott Hargrove 2 2 2 1* 2 2 157
3 United Kingdom James Fletcher 19 3 4 3 3 4 107
4 Canada Garett Grist 17 4 3 4 4 5 102
5 Canada Stefan Rzadzinski 4 9 7 11 5 6 87
6 Canada Jesse Lazare 7 6 5 13 6 3 84
7 United States Jason Wolfe 9 10 12 9 7 11 68
8 Canada Matthew Di Leo 10 14 9 6 13 14 60
9 United States Peter Portante 8 7 8 DNS 16 8 58
10 Brazil Arthur Oliveira 14 15 14 8 12 12 51
11 Brazil Felipe Donato DNS 20 15 5 10 10 45
12 France Florian Latorre 20 21 11 14 11 7 38
13 United States Clark Toppe 13 16 DNS 10 14 16 32
14 United States Austin Cindric 12 DNS DNS 7 DNS 15 29
15 Netherlands Jeroen Slaghekke DNS 19 16 15 8 13 29
16 United States Michael Johnson 11 13 18 12 15 17 29
Not classified
United States Jake Eidson 6 8 6 43
Brazil Danilo Estrela 3 5 19 40
United States R. C. Enerson 5 12 10 37
United States Wyatt Gooden 18 11 17 18
Canada Daniel Burkett 15 17 13 18
United States Matt McMurry DNS 9 9
National Class
1 Canada James Dayson 16 18 DNS 44
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
In-line notation
Championship Class only
Bold Pole position
(1 point)
Italics Ran fastest race lap
(1 point)
* Led most race laps
(1 point)

Teams'[edit]

Pos Team Points
1 United States Cape Motorsports w/ Wayne Taylor Racing 240
2 United States Andretti Autosport 70
3 United States Pabst Racing Services 59
4 United States Belardi Auto Racing 49
5 United States JDC Motorsports 48
6 United States Afterburner Autosport 23
7 United States ArmsUp Motorsports 14
8 Canada MDL Racing 14
9 United States JAY Motorsports 13
10 United States ZSports w/ Team E Racing 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ USF2000 Unveils 2013 Schedule, US F2000, October 23, 2012, Retrieved 2012-12-05

External links[edit]