Cooper Tires USF2000 - Daniel Burkett

Henrik Furuseth JAY Motorsports
Will Owen Pabst Racing Services
Daniel Burkett
Daniel Burkett
Driver Info
Daniel Burkett
Biography of Daniel Burkett

Hobbies: Hockey, football, fitness, karting, skiing

Racing goal: Have racing become my main source of income

Racing hero: Jenson Button

My fitness routine includes: Gym five times a week, two hours a day

The one talent I wish I had: Juggling

An interesting note about me: Ever since the age of five I wanted to become a race car driver.

2013: Finished 15th in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda … claimed a best finish of fifth at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and posted five additional top-10 finishes.

2012: Placed fifth in the Canadian Karting National Championships ... claimed multiple podium finishes including one victory ... ranked fourth in Canadian karting.

2011: Posted multiple podium finishes in Rotax DD2 and Rotax Senior karting divisions ... placed second at Pan-American Championship ... was the first Manitoban to represent Team Canada in the United Arab Emirates ... nominated to IZOD IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe’s karting shootout ... won Rotax DD2 Rookie of the Year honors ... ranked seventh in Canadian karting.

2003 – 2010: Earned many honors including track records, race wins and many podiums alongside multiple karting championships.

Year Series Starts Wins Poles** Top 5 Top 10 Laps Led RAF
Year Series Starts Wins Poles** Top 5 Top 10 Laps Led RAF
2014 Cooper Tires USF2000 14 0 0 4 8 0 11
2013 Cooper Tires USF2000 14 0 0 1 6 0 7
Total 28 0 0 5 14 0 18
* Under INDYCAR sanction RAF = Running at Finish
** Includes all poles, including those awarded based on entrant points
Belardi Auto Racing

Belardi Auto Racing is owned by Brian Belardi, a former collegiate football player who has focused his competitive juices into auto racing.  Located  near Indianapolis, the Belardi team campaigns cars in the Indy Lights and USF2000 National Championship in support of the Mazda Road to Indy development ladder system.

Belardi is a tough competitor. A former defensive back at the University of Colorado, he had his eyes set on a NFL career before being sidelined with injuries, Belardi understands what it takes to compete at the highest levels of sports.  As a former driver, Belardi also understands the specific needs of racer that is in pursuit of a championship.