Diego Ferreira Returns to Juncos Racing for 2013 Pro Mazda Championship
 February 4, 2013| 
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BROWNSBURG, IND. – Juncos Racing is pleased to announce Venezuelan driver Diego Ferreira will return to the team as they battle for the 2013 Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires.

Returning to Juncos Racing after a very impressive rookie season, Ferreira, 18, who will pilot the #57 Juncos Racing/Team Viso Venezuela machine, finished sixth in the Star Mazda Championship with seven Top-5 finishes and claiming the 2012 “Most Improved Drive of the Year.”

“I’m very excited to renew my contract with Juncos Racing and the Team Viso Venezuela for this year,” said Ferreira. “This will be my second season in the championship and I feel so strong to fight for the championship this year. I have to say thanks to all my sponsors from Venezuela, and to the team believing in me to go for the championship. This is going to be a great season with a lot of new tracks and we will be working hard to get the results. We have a big calendar with many days of testing and simulations to help us claim the championship.”

Ricardo Juncos, Team Owner, feels confident Ferreira will be a top contender for the Pro Mazda Championship after a successful 2012 rookie season.

“I’m extremely happy to sign Diego for a second year,” said Juncos. “He’s proved to everyone what he can do and how strong he can finish after last season’s results. The chemistry between Diego and the team is perfect and we all feel very strong for this 2013 season.”

The Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires will begin the 2013 season March 1-2, 2013 at the newly constructed 3.4 mile road course Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. For more information please visit juncosracing.com and promazdachampionship.com.

About Juncos Racing: Juncos Racing is based in Brownsburg, Indiana, U.S.A. just outside the “racing capital of the world,” Indianapolis, Indiana. In 1997 Ricardo Juncos, Team Owner, established Juncos Racing, a full-service Formula Racing Team, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. For five years Juncos Racing competed in various National Championships throughout South America and eventually made their way to the United States, opening the doors in 2003 to their first karting shop based in Miami, Florida. During the next few years Juncos Racing captured 19 Local, Regional, and National karting Titles. Juncos Racing entered into the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear in 2009 and claimed their first championship in the 2010 Star Mazda Championship with driver Connor Daly. During the 2012 season Juncos Racing entered into the Firestone Indy Lights series for and finished their fourth season in the Star Mazda Championship. For more information, please visit www.juncosracing.com.


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