Inside The Helmet – 2011 USF2000 Champ Petri Suvanto
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We had the opportunity to chat with Petri Suvanto the 2011 Champion of the Cooper Tires Presents the US F2000 National Championship Powered by Mazda. Petri, who is already back in his native Finland, drove the Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing’s #3 Viseko Van Diemen-Mazda with remarkable consistency all season long, and secured the championship in the penultimate race of the season, Race #1 on the Streets of Baltimore. Petri tells us about how the Mazda Road to Indy program drew him to the United States, how attending his first Indianapolis 500 Mile Race solidified his new ambitions to become an IndyCar driver, and we go through the 2011 USF2000 season round by round.