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MRTI Blog – Aaron Telitz – “Opening Weekend” – family and racing

Please wish the newest member of the Trackside Online a warm welcome!  Aaron Telitz, a Wisconsin native and Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda sophomore will be blogging for us this season.  The 2014 USF2000 rookie of the year is currently a senior at the University 0f Wisconsin – Eau Claire.  You can see him piloting the […]

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Mazda Road To Indy – Saturday update #2 – USF2000 race

Cape Motorsports with /WTR teammates Nico Jamin and Aaron Telitz started side-by-side on the front row of the first Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda race of the weekend. Telitz scored his first win last year at Lucas Oil Raceway, but it was Jamin who scored his first USF2000 win under threatening skies, today at...

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Mazda Road To Indy Saturday update #1 – USF2000 and Pro Mazda Qualifying

According to a post on his Facebook page, Pro Mazda presented by Cooper Tire driver, Kyle Connery, who was transported to the hospital after a hard hit against a concrete wall on the outside of Turn 13 was released from the hospital around 8:30pm last night.  https://www.facebook.com/kyle.connery/posts/909150879107884?pnref=story —————— Cape Motorsports with /WTR sophomore Nico Jamin […]

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Mazda Road To Indy update #2 – USF2000 and Pro Mazda practice #2

I had the chance to chat with current Pro Mazda points leader Neil Alberico, and I asked him which part of the track they were struggling on and he exclaimed, “everywhere, we’re lost.” Alberico didn’t compete in the Cooper Tires Winterfest at NOLA Motorsports Park in February, but it’s not just him that is struggling. […]

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Mazda Road To Indy update #1 – USF2000 and Pro Mazda Practice

Unfortunately Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda driver Andrew List and his D2D Motorsports team won’t be taking part in the event this weekend. He had a disagreement with some ARMCO during the first test session yesterday. List has some bruises but is otherwise OK. The car was not so lucky. It will need more […]

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