F2000 Championship Series

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F2000 Championship Series
F2000 Championship Series logo.svg
Category Single seaters
Country United States
Inaugural season 2006
Drivers25 (2018)
Constructors Van Diemen, RFR, Mygale, Citation, Piper, Radon Sport
Engine suppliers Mazda, Ford
Drivers' champion Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Dixon
Teams' champion Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Dixon Racing
Official website F2000ChampionshipSeries.com
Motorsport current event.svg Current season

The F2000 Championship Series is a North American–based open wheel road racing series based on Formula Continental, a wings and slicks series that is designed to be the second step after Formula F 1600.

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The series utilizes the 2.0L powerplant of the new Mazda MZR engine or an older Zetec or Pinto engine coupled with chassis from companies such as Van Diemen, Citation, Mygale, RFR, Radon and Piper. Unlike other developmental series, there are no spec cars in F2000.

The series has existed in one form or another since the 1970s and the current championship has been in place since 2006 and was founded by a group of Sports Car Club of America racers as a pro series for SCCA Formula Continental club racers looking for more competition, and a proving ground for aspiring open wheel racers.

2008 champion Anders Krohn has gone on to Star Mazda as has 2009 champion Chris Miller. In 2011 Krohn raced in Indy Lights against 2010 F2000 champion Victor Carbone.

In 2010, a revival of the previous series named the U.S. F2000 National Championship, intended for young aspiring professional drivers, began racing. It uses a similar specification of car and is sanctioned by IndyCar. However, as that series now is a single-spec series, this series is a professional Formula Continental based series and is the second step, after the F1600 (the traditional Formula Ford).

Champions

SeasonChampionTeam ChampionChassisMasters Champion
2006 Flag of the United States.svg Matt McDonough Van Diemen
2007 Flag of the United States.svg Cole Morgan Flag of the United States.svg St. Clair Motorsports Van Diemen
2008 Flag of Norway.svg Anders Krohn Flag of the United States.svg Andersen Racing Van Diemen Flag of the United States.svg Tim Minor
2009 Flag of the United States.svg Chris Miller Flag of the United States.svg JDC Motorsports Van Diemen Flag of the United States.svg Tom Fatur
2010 Flag of Brazil.svg Victor Carbone Flag of the United States.svg Alegra Motorsports Van Diemen Flag of the United States.svg Phil Lombardi
2011 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Remy Audette Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Audette Racing Van Diemen Flag of the United States.svg Tim Minor
2012 Flag of Venezuela.svg Roberto La Rocca Flag of Venezuela.svg HP-Tech Motorsport Van Diemen Flag of the United States.svg Tim Minor
2013 Flag of the United States.svg Tim Minor Flag of the United States.svg Ski Motorsports Citation Flag of the United States.svg Tim Minor
2014 Flag of the United States.svg Tim Minor Flag of the United States.svg Ski Motorsports Citation Flag of the United States.svg Tim Minor
2015 Flag of the United States.svg Sam Beasley Flag of the United States.svg Legacy Autosport Mygale Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Steve Bamford
2016 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Steve Bamford Flag of the United States.svg Rice Race Prep Citation Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Steve Bamford
2017 Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Dixon Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Dixon Racing Citation Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Dixon
2018 Flag of the United States.svg Steve Jenks Flag of the United States.svg Tumenas MotorsportsElan DP08 Flag of the United States.svg Steve Jenks
2019 Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Dixon Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Dixon Racing Citation Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Dixon
2020 Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Dixon Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Dixon Racing Citation

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