NA-F2000: News 99-01-19

U.S. F2000 NEWS: Twenty-nine drivers are on the initial U.S. F2000 National Championship season entry list, including several top veterans and a host of series newcomers. Among the top returning drivers are 1998 National Championship Rookie of the...

U.S. F2000 NEWS: Twenty-nine drivers are on the initial U.S. F2000 National Championship season entry list, including several top veterans and a host of series newcomers. Among the top returning drivers are 1998 National Championship Rookie of the Year Marc-Antoine Camirand and 1998 Oval Crown Rookie of the Year Bobby Oergel. Camirand will again team with cycling legend-turned race car driver Greg LeMond at Key Motorsports. Oergel returns with DSTP Motorsports–importer of the new French-made Mygale chassis. 1998 Star Mazda Champion Ian Lacy will be Oergel's teammate. Valvoline Runoffs Formula Continental (F2000) runner-up Mark Dismore Jr. (son of IRL driver Mark Dismore) and Formula Ford World Finals runner-up Danny Wheldon will lead an all-rookie Primus Racing team. Costa Rican Daniel Muniz will be the third driver for the defending series champions. Wheldon fills the seat vacated by 1998 U.S. F2000 Champ (and 1998 FFWF teammate) David Besnard. Other top returning drivers include Minneapolis race-winner Jonathan Bottoms (Richard Morgan Racing Van Diemen), Aaron Justus (Cape Motorsports Van Diemen), Larry Foyt (A.J. Foyt Enterprises Tatuus), Rolando Quintanilla (Hertfelder Motorsports Van Diemen), Alex Garcia (Transnet Racing Van Diemen), Larry Oberto (Oberto Beef Jerky Tatuus) and Jeff Glenn (Carbir Motorsports Carbir). The U.S. F2000 season begins with the Phoenix 200, March 28.

Source: SCCA/SCCA Pro Racing/USRRC

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Series Other open wheel
Drivers Mark Dismore , Larry Foyt , Marc-Antoine Camirand , Rolando Quintanilla , David Besnard , Alex Garcia , Aaron Justus , Larry Oberto , Ian Lacy , A.J. Foyt
Teams A.J. Foyt Enterprises