2014 Pro Mazda Winterfest

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2014 Pro Mazda Winterfest season
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The 2014 Pro Mazda Championship season was be the first winter series of the 16 year old championship. It consisted of four races held during two race meets and was run alongside the 2014 U.S. F2000 Winterfest and Indy Lights series tests.

American Spencer Pigot scored two poles, four fastest-laps and two wins on his way to the championship. A controversial race start in race two gave Canadian Garett Grist the win in race two and fellow Canadian rookie Scott Hargrove won round four. Hargrove and Grist finished second and third in points, respectively. Rookies Shelby Blackstock and Pipo Derani also recorded podium finishes and finished fourth and fifth in points.

Drivers and teams[edit]

Team No. Drivers Notes
United States Andretti Autosport 27 Canada Garett Grist
28 United States Shelby Blackstock
United States Cape Motorsports
w/ Wayne Taylor Racing
2 United States Neil Alberico
3 Canada Scott Hargrove
United States JDC Motorsports 54 United States Michael Johnson
91 United States Kyle Connery Barber only
United States Juncos Racing 5 Mexico Jose Gutierrez
6 Argentina Julia Ballario
7 United States Spencer Pigot
18 United States Kyle Kaiser
United States M1 Racing 37 United States Jay Horak Expert class; Barber only
United States Team Pelfrey 80 Canada Dalton Kellett
81 Brazil Pipo Derani
82 United States Brandon Newey Barber only
United States World Speed Motorsports 13 United States Bobby Eberle Expert class
16 Philippines Michele Bumgarner

Race calendar and results[edit]

The series schedule, along with the other Road to Indy series', was announced on October 24, 2013.[1]

Rnd Circuit Location Date Pole position Fastest lap Most laps led Winning driver Winning team
1 NOLA Motorsports Park Avondale, Louisiana February 21 United States Spencer Pigot United States Spencer Pigot United States Spencer Pigot United States Spencer Pigot United States Juncos Racing
2 February 22 United States Spencer Pigot Canada Garett Grist Canada Garett Grist United States Andretti Autosport
3 Barber Motorsports Park Birmingham, Alabama February 25 United States Spencer Pigot United States Spencer Pigot United States Spencer Pigot United States Spencer Pigot United States Juncos Racing
4 February 26 United States Spencer Pigot Canada Scott Hargrove Canada Scott Hargrove United States Cape Motorsports

Championship standings[edit]

Drivers'[edit]

Pos Driver NOL
United States
BAR
United States
Points
Overall
1 United States Spencer Pigot 1* 2 1* 2 118
2 Canada Scott Hargrove 5 4 2 1* 92
3 Canada Garett Grist 4 1* 4 3 91
4 United States Shelby Blackstock 2 7 6 6 69
5 Brazil Pipo Derani 7 3 3 11 68
6 United States Kyle Kaiser 3 5 12 4 67
7 Mexico Jose Gutierrez 9 6 7 7 55
8 United States Neil Alberico 15 9 5 5 54
9 Canada Dalton Kellett 6 8 10 10 50
10 United States Michael Johnson 8 10 11 9 46
11 Argentina Julia Ballario 10 11 13 15 35
12 Philippines Michele Bumgarner 12 12 14 12 34
13 United States Bobby Eberle 11 13 15 13 32
14 United States Brandon Newey 9 8 25
15 United States Kyle Connery 8 16 14
16 United States Jay Horak 16 14 12
Pos Driver NOL
United States
BAR
United States
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)
Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Overall Points 30 25 22 19 17 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
  • Drivers must complete 50% race distance to score main points, otherwise 1 point is awarded.[2]

Teams'[edit]

Pos Team Points
1 United States Juncos Racing 123
2 United States Andretti Autosport 103
3 United States Cape Motorsports w/ WTR 87
4 United States Team Pelfrey 60
5 United States JDC Motorsports 22
6 United States World Speed Motorsports 9
7 United States M1 Racing 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mazda Road to Indy 2014 Schedule Confirmed, Andsersen Promotions PR, October 24, 2013, Retrieved 2013-11-05
  2. ^ Pro Mazda 2013 Official Rule Book, Rule 10.2.4

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