Brumbaugh claims championship

Skip Barber trained Andy Brumbaugh became the first American and youngest driver ever to clinch the 2001 Canadian Pro Formula Ford Championship. The seventeen year old from Blythewood, South Carolina also earned Rookie of the Year, Most Wins and...

Skip Barber trained Andy Brumbaugh became the first American and youngest driver ever to clinch the 2001 Canadian Pro Formula Ford Championship. The seventeen year old from Blythewood, South Carolina also earned Rookie of the Year, Most Wins and Most Poles (tied) honors in the series driving for for St-Eustache, Quebec-based Key Motorsport.

"This is a dream come true for me," said Brumbaugh. "I made the transition from karting early last year by attending the Skip Barber Three Day Racing School. I really had to develop technically and step up my driving as well. With this championship behind me, I want to move up again next year. I'm looking at the Barber Dodge Pro Series, among others."

Earlier in his young career, Brumbaugh raced the Crossle Club Formula Ford in SCCA and won the National Championship. He then moved on to the Canadian Formula Ford series, impressed with its high level of competition and similarity to European racing.

“ I raced a couple of SCCA Nationals early this year with Key and then signed to run the Canadian Pro Series. It was so tough. There were probably ten drivers who could have won each race.

Brumbaugh will pursue the path of last year’s champion, Jonathan Macri, who successfully moved straight into Toyota Atlantic competition.

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Series General
Drivers Jonathan Macri , Skip Barber , Andy Brumbaugh