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Western Australian Anthony Martin has announced that he will remain with Cape Motorsports for a tilt at the Pro Mazda Championship.

Martin is the reigning USF2000 champion and as a prize he was awarded a scholarship to compete in the Pro Mazda Championship.  After delivering him the USF2000 title it was a simple decision for Martin to stick with Cape Motorsports.

“Going with Cape Motorsports again was a quite easy decision,” said Martin. “I’m a loyal person and I really do love sticking with the boys. They’re a great team, and everything they have is second to none. I witnessed it all of last year, and I could not leave the team because the way they run the show is impeccable. I’ve never been a part of a team or a family environment like this one.”

Martin is looking forward to stepping up to the Pro Mazda Championship and is hoping to continue the success that he had in USF2000, now that he realises the support he receives in Australia.

“Winning the Mazda scholarship meant everything to me,” Martin said. “It was an immense reaction. There was so much hype in Australia about me winning this championship, I had to go back to talk to a lot of the media back home, and see all my friends and family that were really supporting me and backing me. “

‘Winning the championship really opened up my eyes to the support I have and how many people were actually watching me and pushing me to do the best I can over here.”

Team co-owner Domenic Cape is delighted to have Martin continue with Cape Motorsports and hope to continue the development and success the team achieved in 2016.

“We’re extremely happy to have Anthony compete on behalf of Cape Motorsports,” said Cape. “We had a great year with Anthony in 2016 and we saw him grow as a driver into a true champion. We feel confident that he will bring the momentum of his success in the USF2000 series into Pro Mazda. We would also like to thank Mazda for establishing the scholarship programs, along with the series and their partners. We look forward to the start of the 2017 season.”

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