Andersen Promotions has unveiled the 2022 schedule for the launch of its new series, USF Juniors Presented by Cooper Tires. The professionally managed, entry-level series is aimed at preparing drivers for the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires, the stepping stone to the NTT IndyCar Series.
The 2022 schedule will feature six events and 16 total races, held in conjunction with USAC’s Porsche Sprint Challenge North America, the NTT IndyCar Series, and select NASCAR events. All races will be run to a lap count with extended time windows to ensure competitors a set number of green-flag racing laps.
The season kicks off alongside USF2000 and the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires at the annual Road to Indy Spring Training test held on the Homestead-Miami Speedway road course in Homestead, Florida, on February 17–18. Additionally, classroom training led by USF Juniors teaching staff comprising Series Driver Coach Gabby Chaves, Race Director Joel Miller, Race Steward Johnny Unser, and Series Manager Gustavo Yacaman will take place.
The series finale will feature a triple-header round at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, on September 17–18.
USF Juniors will feature a prize package exceeding $325,000 which includes a scholarship valued at more than $200,000 to advance to the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship, the first step on the driver development ladder.
For the complete 2022 USF Juniors schedule, see below. For more information, visit usfjuniors.com.
|Rounds||Date||Circuit||In Conjunction With|
|1/2/3||April 23–24||Ozarks Int’l Raceway||USAC|
|4/5||April 28–29||Barber Motorsports Park||IndyCar|
|6/7/8||June 4–5||Virginia Int’l Raceway||USAC|
|9/10||July 8–9||Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course||NASCAR|
|11/12/13||July 30–31||Road America||USAC|
|14/15/16||Seotember 17–18||Circuit of The Americas||USAC|