January 8, 2024, McCordsville, IN
Ayrton Houk is set to ignite the tracks in the upcoming 2024 season of USF2000, Presented by Continental Tire, as he proudly announces his partnership with DC Autosport.
USF2000 is the second rung of the USF Pro Championships open-wheel racing development ladder, which provides opportunities for drivers to progress from the grassroots of the sport to the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and the Indianapolis 500.
Houk, with a first name (Ayrton) that is synonymous with speed, precision, and passion in the world of motorsports, has been competitive on both road and oval tracks, earning numerous wins and setting track records in a handful of different race series over the last three years. Known for his exceptional skills and unwavering commitment to excellence, Houk brings skill, experience, and a winning spirit to his new team.
“Joining DC Autosport for the 2024 season is a thrilling leap forward in my racing career and driver development,” Houk said. “I am honored and excited to be part of the team and eager to contribute my best to our collective success in the upcoming season. The opportunity to compete in USF2000 Presented by Continental Tire is a new chapter I am very excited for.”
DC Autosport, a team with a rich history and a proven track record in the racing world, is thrilled to welcome Houk into its fold. The collaboration marks a strategic move for both parties, aligning their shared commitment to pushing the boundaries of performance and achieving unparalleled success.
“Ayrton will be a great addition to the team,” said DC Autosport principal Don Conner. “After a promising first test, he showed the speed and consistency we can build on to fight at the front of the grid.”
The partnership between Houk and DC Autosport is a powerful combination of talent, experience, and a shared passion for motorsports. Stay tuned for updates and follow Houk and DC Autosport on social media for behind-the-scenes glimpses and exclusive content as they gear up for an exhilarating season ahead.
Houk plans to run the full USF2000 championship in 2024 and is actively seeking partners and sponsors to help fund the required budget. If you are interested in getting involved, please reach out directly to email@example.com or 317-410-2483.
About Ayrton Houk: Over the last three seasons, Houk (pronounced Howk) competitively participated in the Formula Race Promotions F1600 Championship Series, The Lucas Oil School of Racing Series and demonstrated versatility by also racing in the USSA Kenyon Midget Series, showcasing his skills on both road courses and ovals. His notable achievements include securing a runner-up position in the 2023 FRPF1600 championship, achieving multiple victories in a Kenyon Midget car, and being chosen as a 2023 Team USA Scholarship winner.
About Don Conner and DC Autosport: Don Conner, principal at DC Autosport, holds an impressive record with sevenUSF2000 championships, including titles in 2010 and consecutively from 2012 to 2017. He played a key role in engineering Kyle Kirkwood to victory in the 2017F4 US Championship. The collaboration between DC Autosport and Cape Motorsports, starting in late 2017, resulted in winning the 2018 F4 US Championship with driver Dakota Dickerson.
More information about USF2000, Presented by Continental Tire, can be found here.