The 2013 Formula 2000 Championship is an open-wheel series for Formula 2000 race cars organized by Formula Race Promotions. Formula Race Promotions was formed in 2006, with their race weekends sanctioned by the Sports Car Club of America.

The cars competing in the Formula 2000 Championship Series conform to the Sports Club of America's (SCCA) Formula Continent class. They are single-seat, rear-engine, open-wheel vehicles constructed with a tube frame chassis. Manufacturers producing series chassis include Radon, Mygale, Metrik, Piper and Citation, and RFR (Firman Cars), but the most popular choice is Van Diemen. The suspensions are independent both front and rear. Shock absorbers and sway bars are adjustable. All competitors use the older 2.0-liter SOHC four-cylinder or, the newer Zetec Ford engine. A four-speed, non-synchro gearbox is used. Sequential transmissions are not permitted.

The series is open to all competitors with an SCCA National or SCCA Pro Racing license.

In addition to Hoosier Tires, the championship receives support from PI Research, Intercomp Racing Systems, Racing Electronics, Pennon, Martini, Quicksilver RacEngines, WISKO Race Engineering, Williams Racing Development and Mathisen Media.

The championship consists of seven doubleheader weekends, each contested on road courses. The season begins in April at Virginia International Raceway and ends with the final two races at Summit Point.

  • April 12-14 - Virginia International Raceway
  • May 9-11 - Road Atlanta
  • May 24-25 - Lime Rock Park
  • June 27-29 - Watkins Glen International
  • July 26-28 - Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
  • August 9-11 - Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
  • August 23-25 - Summit Point

Rounds seven and eight of the 2013 Formula 2000 Championship were held a Watkins Glen International. Drivers would compete in two eighteen-lap races around the eleven-turn 3.337-mile road course.

The start of round eight for the 2013 Formula 2000 Championship at Watkins Glen International. Leading the field of thirty-four drivers into corner one is the pole-sitter, Kyle Connery, in the James Lee Racing Van Diemen RF04. Behind Lee and spreading out across the course is the No. 9 Van Diemen RF05 of Roberto Lorena, David Grant driving the No. 29 Van Diemen RF03 and the No. 88 Citation of Tim Minor.
After six rounds, the points leader and Masters Class competitor (drivers 40-years of age and older), Tim Minor, had amassed five victories. His worst result came at Lime Rock Park, where Minor finished in the thirteenth position. He started race one at Watkins Glen on the outside of the front row. Minor passed the pole-sitter, Kyle Connery, for the lead and his sixth win of 2013. On Sunday, he qualified and finished second.
With three race weekends (six rounds) completed, Kyle Connery had one victory, which he earned at Lime Rock Park in race six. His record also included runner-up results at Virginia International Raceway and Road Atlanta. At Watkins Glen International, Connery won the pole for Saturday and Sunday's contests. In the weekend's first race, he was beaten by the points leader, Tim Minor. In the finale, Connery grabbed the victory.
Fifteen-year-old Santino Ferrucci was making his first F2000 Championship career start at Watkins Glen International. Ferrucci drove the No. 10 HP-Motorsport Van Diemen RF04. He qualified third fastest for the weekend's first contest and earned the final position on the podium. The next day, he was gridded in the fourth spot. During the race, positions changed around Ferrucci, but he crossed the finish line in fourth place.
Brazilian Fabio Orsolon made his Formula 2000 Championship debut in 2009; however, he has not always competed full-time. This year he participated in the season opener but failed to score any points. Orsolon's next event was the Watkins Glen weekend. Driving the No. 77 Fiber Dynamics Radon, he qualified fifth for race one but failed to finish. He ended the weekend with a third-place result after starting thirty-fourth!

FINISHSTARTCLASSDRIVERENTRANTLAPSRETIREMENTS
12F2Tim MinorSki Motorsports / Citation14-
21F2Kyle ConneryJames Lee Racing / Van Diemen RF0414-
33F2Santino FerrucciHP-Tech Motorsport / Van Diemen RF0414-
49F2David GrantPolestar Racing / Van Diemen RF0314-
56F2Roberto LorenaHP-Tech Motorsport / Van Diemen RF0514-
68F2Tim PaulGTP Motorsports / Van Diemen RF0214-
714F2Eric PresbreyGTP Motorsports / Van Diemen RF0114-
815F2Russell LindemanFront Range Motorsports / Van Diemen RF0514-
916F2Steve BamfordRice Race Prep / Van Diemen RF0514-
1018F2Sergio PasianBritain West / Van Diemen RF0214-
1117F2Tom FaturGTP Motorsports / Van Diemen RF0314-
1212F2Steve JenksFormula Connection / Van Diemen RF0214-
1325F2Jim HanrahanGTP Motorsports / Radon14-
1422F2Tim DunnR-Sport / Metrik14-
1523F2Keith McCroneR-Sport / Metrik14-
1621F2Brent Gilkes3G Racing / Van Diemen RF0514-
1713F2John McCusker- / RFR14-
1824F2Charles FinelliFat Boy Racing / Van Diemen RF0214-
1928F2Paul FarmerGTP Motorsports / Radon14-
2826F2Tom DrakeAlley Cat Racing / Van Diemen RF9914-
214F2Kevin KoppWISKO 2000 / Van Diemen RF9814-
2233F2Zach CraigoFront Range Motorsports / Van Diemen RF0314-
2334F2Robert WrightWright Racing / Radon14-
2426F2Chris MonteleoneMountain Lion Motorsports / Van Diemen RF9813-
2538F2Kem Lall- / Van Diemen13-
2631F2Scott BaroodyBaroody Motorsports / Van Diemen RF9713-
2732F2Chris GumprechtCG Racing / RFR13-
2829F2Alain Matra- / Van Diemen13-
2936F2Shane Morris- / Van Diemen10-
3037F2Brendan PuderbachFat Boy Racing / RFR9-
3130F2Chris CamadellaGTP Motorsports / Radon5Did Not Finish
3235F2Jim LibeccoPRL Motorsports / Van Diemen RF055Did Not Finish
3327F2Aaron PettipasBritain West / Van Diemen RF025Did Not Finish
345F2Fabio Orsolon- / Radon3Did Not Finish
357F2Dean BakerBaker Racing / Van Diemen RF050Did Not Finish
3610F2Federico MosconiWISKO F2000 / Van Diemen RF080Did Not Finish
3711F2Chuck Moran- / Van Diemen RF990Did Not Finish
3820F2Craig ClawsonClawson Motorsports / Van Diemen RF010Did Not Finish

FINISHSTARTCLASSDRIVERENTRANTLAPSRETIREMENTS
11F2Kyle ConneryJames Lee Racing / Van Diemen RF0414-
22F2Tim MinorSki Motorsports / Citation14-
334F2Fabio Orsolon- / Radon14-
44F2Santino FerrucciHP-Tech Motorsport / Van Diemen RF0414-
53F2David GrantPolestar Racing / Van Diemen RF0314-
610F2Tim PaulGTP Motorsports / Van Diemen RF0214-
76F2Roberto LorenaHP-Tech Motorsport / Van Diemen RF0514-
836F2Federico MosconiWISKO F2000 / Van Diemen RF0814-
916F2Steve BamfordRice Race Prep / Van Diemen RF0514-
1017F2Tom FaturGTP Motorsports / Van Diemen RF0314-
1113F2Steve JenksFormula Connection / Van Diemen RF0214-
1217F2Kevin KoppWISKO 2000 / Van Diemen RF9814-
1327F2Jim LibeccoPRL Motorsports / Van Diemen RF0514-
1421F2Paul FarmerGTP Motorsports / Radon14-
1535F2Dean BakerBaker Racing / Van Diemen RF0514-
1615F2Brent Gilkes3G Racing / Van Diemen RF0514-
1730F2Shane Morris- / Van Diemen13-
1822F2Keith McCroneR-Sport / Metrik13-
1923F2Robert WrightWright Racing / Radon13-
2020F2John McCusker- / RFR13-
2138F2Craig ClawsonClawson Motorsports / Van Diemen RF0113-
2233F2Aaron PettipasBritain West / Van Diemen RF0213-
238F2Sergio PasianBritain West / Van Diemen RF0213-
2418F2Tim DunnR-Sport / Metrik13-
2524F2Scott BaroodyBaroody Motorsports / Van Diemen RF9713-
2619F2Tom DrakeAlley Cat Racing / Van Diemen RF9913-
2728F2Kem Lall- / Van Diemen13-
2831F2Alain Matra- / Van Diemen13-
2926F2Chris CamadellaGTP Motorsports / Radon12-
3025F2Chris MonteleoneMountain Lion Motorsports / Van Diemen RF988-
317F2Russell LindemanFront Range Motorsports / Van Diemen RF057-
3211F2Eric PresbreyGTP Motorsports / Van Diemen RF012Did Not Finish
3314F2Charles FinelliFat Boy Racing / Van Diemen RF022Did Not Finish
3416F2Jim HanrahanGTP Motorsports / Radon1Did Not Finish
-5F2Zach CraigoFront Range Motorsports / Van Diemen RF03-Did Not Start
-29F2Chris GumprechtCG Racing / RFR-Did Not Start
-32F2Brendan PuderbachFat Boy Racing / RFR-Did Not Start
-37F2Chuck Moran- / Van Diemen RF99-Did Not Start


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