Karam clinches USF2000 championship Sage Karam, driver of the #8 Team Comfort Revolution car for Andretti Autosport, clinched the 2010 USF2000 National Championship driver championship after winning the first race at Road Atlanta on Thursday, Sept. 30. Andretti Autosport won the USF2000 team championship title, with a lead of more than 100 points in the team point standings.
Karam also won the VP Fuels Rookie of the Year award. Including the final race at Road Atlanta, Karam scored nine victories in 12 starts this season.
Sanctioned by the IRL, the USF2000 National Championship, presented by Cooper Racing Tires and powered by Mazda, is one of two series part of both the IRL's Road to Indy ladder system and the MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development driver program.
Zach Veach, driver of the #7 Team ADS car for Andretti Autosport, placed second and fourth in the two races at Road Atlanta. Veach finished fifth in the overall USF2000 driver championship points, despite starting the season two races behind the rest of the field.
Veach's highest finish of the season came during his first race at Road Atlanta, where he finished second. He secured eight top-five finishes throughout the 2010 season.
As the championship winner, Karam will receive a sponsorship package from Mazda valued at $350,000 to help him advance to the Star Mazda series in 2011, another series in the Road to Indy development program.
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