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2020 Indy Pro 2000 Silly Season Synopsis

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Everything is coming together, slowly but surely, for the 2020 Indy Pro 2000 presented by Cooper Tires campaign as another team has announced one of their competitors.

Here is where things stand as of this point ahead of the 2020 campaign.

ABLE MOTORSPORTS – Jacob Abel returns for his second season behind the wheel, and was joined by Flinn Lazier through testing as that appears to be the team’s intended line-up for the 2020 campaign.

DEFORCE RACING – Parker Thompson is on the move, as he makes the switch over following a solid season with Abel Motorsports last year, placing third in the standings. He will be joined by fellow teammates Moises de la Vara and Kory Enders.

EXCLUSIVE AUTOSPORT – After winning the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship last year, Braden Eves will be making the move up to the Road to Indy ladder. It was a solid run for the youngster with six wins and eight podium finishes.

Raoul Hyman and Kellen Ritter tested with Exclusive at Indianapolis, with Hyman second quickest in the last session. Neither driver has competed on the Road to indy to date.

JAY HOWARD DEVELOPMENT – The team is intending to move up into Indy Pro 2000 in the future, but not this coming season as it appears. Christian Bogle will run the full USF2000 campaign while testing for Indy Pro 2000 competition, as he did at Indianapolis.

JUNCOS RACING – They have not announced any plans for the season yet, but did feature Parker Locke, Phillippe Denes and Matt Round-Garrido behind the wheel at the Chris Griffth Memorial Test. However, Round-Garrido has announced that he will return to USF2000 with Pabst Racing.

LEGACY AUTOSPORT – After scoring podiums last year in USF2000, Legacy Autosport has announced their intentions to take their team up to the next step on the Road to Indy. As for the drivers that be behind the wheel, those announcements should be forth coming.

PABST RACING – Colin Kaminsky continues his ascend up the Road to Indy ladder, joining Pabst Racing in Indy Pro 2000 in 2020. Last season, he finished fourth  with an impressive three poles and six podiums in USF2000 competition. Fellow USF2000 front runner Hunter McElrea tested with Pabst at Indianapolis, but has not announced his 2020 plans yet.

RP MOTORSPORT USA – Artem Petrov drove their No. 5 entry at the Indianapolis test.

TURN 3 MOTORSPORT – Their intentions have not been announced for 2020, but Antoine Comeau took part in the test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Ashley McCubbin is currently studying journalism at the University of Guelph-Humber while writing for multiple websites. She also serves on the managing staff for a select few. Born in North York, Ontario, McCubbin currently lives in Bradford, Ontario and spends her weekend at the local short tracks in the area where she enjoys taking photos and working on websites.

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