ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. (July 22, 2002) -Cape Motorsports, the current leader in the Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Championship today announced that Ross Fonferko has joined the team for the remainder of the season.

Fonferko, of Wheaton, Ill., joins Cape Motorsports having captured the prestigious Russell/USAC Triple Crown Pro Series in 2001. Prior to winning the championship Fonferko was the Rookie of the Year in 2000 and captured numerous karting championships as a CRG BRM factory driver.

Cape Motorsports believes that the addition of Fonferko strengthens the current driver line-up and will propel the team to its second championship in three years.

"Ross obviously has the speed and tenacity to be a front-runner in the Zetec Championship," said Cape Motorsports Vice-President Nicolas Cape. "This has been in the works since December and the timing couldn't be more perfect."

The Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Championship season continues with Rounds Nine and Ten at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, August 10-11.

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