Wayside, N.J., March 21 – There isn’t much time for Hindman to dwell over the events of last week at Sebring International Raceway, where a pair of race incidents left him 22nd in Championship points. Six days to be exact as the teams of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda head two hours west toward Tampa/Clearwater for Rounds 3 and 4 of the season as part of the IZOD IndyCar Series opener at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
Sebring, Fla., March 19 – After a strong showing last month at the USF2000 Winterfest, hopes were high that Trent Hindman would be part of a 1-2-3 punch for Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing starting at the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship season opener at the 60th Anniversary Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida. Fate had other plans and Hindman exits Sebring with a sizeable points hole to climb out of for the balance of the season.
Wayside, N.J. – Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing driver Trent Hindman wrapped up a successful Spring Training, finishing second to his teammate Spencer Pigot in the six-race 2012 USF2000 Cooper Tires Winterfest with two poles and six podium finishes in the team’s final preparation for the 2012 season.
Trent Hindman, of Wayside, NJ, is the 2011 Ontario Formula Ford champion and a winner of the prestigious Team USA Scholarship. He finished runner-up in the 2011 Skip Barber National Championship, capturing three wins and nine podiums. He competed in last year’s Cooper Tires Winterfest and placed on the podium three times. He is signed with Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing for the 2012 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship powered by Mazda, and is getting ready for the first round of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Winterfest on Feb. 6-7.
Wayside, N.J. – Continuing his strategy of having as diverse a racing schedule as possible, up and coming racer Trent Hindman has announced that he is adding the U.K. based Protyre Formula Renault BARC Championship to his 2012 racing schedule, which already includes the Cooper Tires Presents the USF2000 National Championship Powered by Mazda campaign with Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing. Hindman’s experience with Cliff Dempsey Racing during his time with Team USA Scholarship made deciding on a team easy.
Team USA Scholarship driver Trent Hindman wrapped up his 2011 racing season with another strong weekend in England, this time at Silverstone for the annual Walter Hayes Trophy races. Battling changing track conditions and the stiff Formula Ford competition in Europe, the Wayside N.J. driver advanced to the final and ultimately scored a top ten finish.
Three weeks removed from his introduction to European junior open wheel racing at the Formula Ford Festival, Team USA Scholarship driver Trent Hindman heads to the Silverstone Circuit for this weekend’s Walter Hayes Trophy with the lessons learned at Brands Hatch still fresh in his mind.
As any foreign exchange student can tell you, one of the challenges of travelling abroad is learning the local customs of the country you visit. For Team USA Scholarship driver Trent Hindman, a trip to England and the Brands Hatch Circuit meant learning how they race Formula Fords in Europe. While the 40th edition of the Formula Ford Festival didn’t end up as he would have liked, the Wayside N.J. driver quickly adapted to their more aggressive and tactical style of racing, and like most foreign exchange students, he can’t wait to go back for more.
A week after claiming the Ontario Formula Ford Championship, MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development driver Trent Hindman travelled to northwest Connecticut and Lime Rock Park to try and wrest the BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda championship from points leader Scott Anderson. While he earned Rookie of the Year honors, a second championship in as many weeks was not in the cards for the Wayside, N.J. driver.