Houston, Texas – January 17, 2019 – Kory Enders will join DEForce Racing for the full 2019 season of the newly branded Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper with teammate Moises De La Vara.
The Indy Pro 2000 Championship is formally known as the Pro Mazda Championship, the middle step of the Road to Indy that eventually leads drivers to the NTT Verizon IndyCar Series. This will be DEForce Racing’s first full season at this stage of the ladder series after competing in several different races since 2016.
The twenty-one-year-old currently resides in Sugarland, Texas and joins DEForce for his third year in a row after completing testing in 2016 before competing in two full seasons of the USF2000 class in 2017 and 2018. Out of 34 competitors in the 2018 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, Enders finished the season in 8th place. Enders also won pole and all three races of the final round of the FIA Formula 4 NACAM Championship on the Formula One sanctioned track, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in July of 2018. Enders will be battling for the Indy Pro 2000 champion’s purse valued at $596,700 to progress to Indy Lights in 2020. Enders will be piloting a state-of-the-art Tatuus PM-18.
The 2019 Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires will have their season opener March 8-10th at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. There will be sixteen rounds total spread out among nine weekends. For more information about the series or the team, go to https://www.promazda.com/
Driver – DEForce Racing Tatuus PM-18
“I’m super excited to be joining DEForce Racing in the 2019 season, the first season of the Indy Pro 2000 Championship. I think it will be a great year and we have already made a lot of great progress with the car in the off-season. Additionally, I have made a lot of personal progress. It will be exciting to see where we wind up. We are shooting to be first, so we will be pushing all season.”