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After announcing in mid-August plans to contest the 2019 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, Miller Vinatieri Motorsports went immediately to work to secure a second driver to join Jack William Miller as teammate. Today the team is proud to announce Brazilian Eduardo Barrichello will pilot a Miller Vinatieri Motorsports USF-17 for his debut season in the Road to Indy series. “We are very pleased to have Eduardo join the MVM family,” notes team owner and three-time Indianapolis 500 starter Jack Miller. “Eduardo is son of former Formula 1 star Rubens Barrichello, and their family bond is unmistakable. It rings true having my son as a second generation driver, so I am confident Eduardo and the whole Barrichello family will fit perfectly into our operation. We will be running our first season in the USF2000 ranks, but we have put together an excellent and experienced crew and engineer, making a great platform for Eduardo as he begins his march up the Road to Indy ladder.” Eduardo will enter 2019 on the heels of his first full season in open-wheel racing. Competing in the US F4 division as a rookie in 2018, the Orlando, Florida resident had a strong first […]
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Announced only a few weeks ago that Indianapolis, Indiana based Miller Vinatieri Motorsports (MVM) will compete in the 2019 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, the team has officially entered one driver for the upcoming Chris Griffis Test. Taking place at the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the weekend of September 22-23, Jack William Miller will pilot the USF-17 car for the evolving MVM program. “The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is one of those facilities that you dream about racing at and I am thankful to have the opportunity to test this year as well as look forward to the race there in 2019,” stated Jack William Miller. “My goal is to climb the motorsports ladder and compete in the Indianapolis 500, and the Road to Indy not only competes at several of the same tracks that the Verizon IndyCar Series does, it also provides amazing opportunities and possibilities.” While Miller Vinatieri Motorsports is new to the USF2000 program, the open wheel race team is experienced and brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. With a solid crew that has years’ worth of experience in all forms of motorsports, a marketing and promotional team on site for each and […]
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Indianapolis, Indiana based Miller Vinatieri Motorsports (MVM) is set for big changes in 2019. Announcing today that they will compete in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, the team will get their first official test under their belt at the Chris Griffis Memorial Test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the weekend of September 22-23. Set to embark on a two car program, the option of a possible third car will be announced at a later date. “I am really excited to enter the Road to Indy program as they offer so much possibility for up and coming drivers,” explained three time Indianapolis 500 starter and five season Indy Lights competitor Jack Miller. “I have been fortunate enough to experience IndyCar racing first hand and my son has a goal to make it to the top. This is the best thing for him and his future career as well as our outstanding number of marketing partners.” With Jack William Miller set to drive one of the Miller Vinatieri Motorsports USF-17s, the second seat is currently open for both the Chris Griffis Test as well as the 2019 racing season. Miller continued, “My team and I have managed to […]
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With a host of partners lining the transporter and autograph cards of Jack William Miller, the young 14-year-old is pleased to confirm a renewed safety apparel partnership with K1 Racegear. Joining forces in 2017, Miller and K1 Racegear will push forward through the 2018 season and onwards for the foreseeable future as the youngest Miller looks to make the climb to the upper echelons of North American open-wheel racing. “The quality of the K1 Racegear line of products has improved tremendously and they are on par with the top safety apparel providers in motorsports,” explained Jack Miller, three time Indianapolis 500 starter and father of Jack William Miller. “When your kid is on rack you want them safe and wearing nothing but the best. I put my trust in K1 Racegear and their proven products.” “K1 and Jack William Miller’s relationship is a special one to me as it’s a shining example of a partnership between racer, or more importantly, a family and manufacturer that developed organically in the go-karting world and has progressed into the professional ranks of motorsports,” explains K1 Racegear’s JR Twedt. “As simple as that sounds, it’s a pretty rare thing these days for a number […]
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Indianapolis, Indiana based Miller Vinatieri Motorsports (MVM) will compete in the first event of the season for the F4 United States Championship Powered Honda this coming weekend. Kicking off at the Virginia International Raceway (VIR) in Alton, Virginia, MVM will enter second year series driver Jack William Miller and rookie Dylan Tavella, who is making his debut in formula car racing. “We are prepared for our 2018 campaign,” explained Team Owner and three-time Indianapolis 500 starter Jack Miller. “We have tested all over the country including Florida, Texas, Michigan and Louisiana to prepare our drivers for the official start of the season at VIR.” Dylan Tavella will start his first year in formula cars after capturing the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) X30 Junior Championship in 2017. Jack William Miller enters 2018 for his second year in the championship after running select events in 2017 due to age restrictions. Now able to compete at each and every facility, Miller is hoping that his experience will aid in his efforts for race wins and podium results. Echoing his father’s comments, Jack William Miller added, “I am ready to get back into the car and compete for the title in the F4 program. We […]
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Miller Vinatieri Motorsports (MVM) completed another test at the New Orleans Motorsports Park (NOLA) in New Orleans, Louisiana this past week with their two drivers, Dylan Tavella and Jack William Miller. With both former karters having a successful couple of days of testing, the duo is excited about the fast approaching F4 United States Championship Powered by Honda season. With a few more test days on the schedule, the first event of the 2018 season will take place at the Virginia International Raceway (VIR) in April. “We had a very productive two days in warm weather,” explained Tim Neff, a multi-time race-winning engineer. “We were able to work on several chassis changes to better the handling and speed from our cars. Also, we made a few minor swaps to make the drivability of the car better without hurting lap times. At the end of the day, we checked off many of the boxes we wanted to with this week’s outing.” Both Miller and Tavella adapted to a NOLA track layout and the characteristics of the surface with general ease. Decreasing lap times with each passing session, the duo completed multiple new tire runs and worked with engineer Tim Neff on […]
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