About World Speed Motorsports

Founded in 1991 WSM, has supported drivers in Formula and Sports cars ever since. WSM has competed in Formula Mazda, Champ Car Atlantic, F2000, Formula Renault, Pro Formula Mazda, and Porsche GT3 Cup. World Speed Alumni are in IndyCar, NASCAR, IMSA, World Challenge, and many other series around the world. World Speed Motorsports has earned a reputation as the “go to” company for drivers that demand real solutions and results. The team is capable of providing every type of service a race car, and driver could need.

World Speed Motorsports is fueled by World Speed Incorporated

WSIlogoThe core executive team at World Speed Incorporated has a cumulative 80 years of spec formula racing car experience both in the racing school world as well as in various pro racing series.

The racing team branch of the corporation, World Speed Motorsports, has won races and championships in Formula Atlantic, Star Mazda, and Formula Renault.

WSI Mission Statement & Core Values:
• To do the right thing in all things.
• To fulfill the visceral love people have for speed, competition and technology.
• To be the best run and operating business in the racing world.
• To have a positive effect on the world that we live and work in.

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WSM Year by Year Season Highlights

2015

Won Pro Mazda Championship Expert Title – Bobby Eberle
Won Formula Car Challenge National FormulaSPEED Championship – Michael Avansino
Won Formula Car Challenge West Coast Region FS Championship – Michael Avansino
41 different drivers competed in Formula Car Challenge events
Raced in 36 unique races across North America
Celebrated 10th anniversary of the Formula Car Challenge presented by Goodyear
Unveiled the GEN2 FormulaSPEED


 

2014
Won Pro Mazda Championship Expert Title – Bobby Eberle
Won Formula Car Challenge National Pro FM Championship – Michael Whelden
Won Formula Car Challenge National FormulaSPEED2.0 Championship – Phillippe Denes
Won Formula Car Challenge West Coast Region Pro FM Championship – Alex Keyes
Won Formula Car Challenge West Coast Region FS2.0 Championship – Jaden Conwright
Won 5 of 6 SFR Region SCCA Formula Atlantic Races with Vince Gaddini
Celebrated 20th Anniversary of working with race champion Frank McCormick
50 different drivers competed in Formula Car Challenge events
World Speed featured in Marin Independant Journal
Raced in 34 unique races across North America


2013
Won Formula Car Challenge West Coast Pro FM Championship – Michael Whelden
Won Formula Car Challenge National FormulaSPEED2.0 Championship – Bucky Lasek
Won Formula Car Challenge West Coast Region Pro FM Championship – Michael Whelden
Won Formula Car Challenge West Coast Region FS2.0 Championship – Parker Nicklin
Won CalClub National Formula Atlantic Championship – Vince Gaddini
Won CalClub Regional Formula Atlantic Championship – Vince Gaddini
Won SFR SCCA Regional FA Championship – Vince Gaddini
Won CalClub Regional Formula S Championship – Renny Damon
2nd CalClub National Formula Atlantic Championship – Renny Damon
50 different drivers competed in Formula Car Challenge events


2012
Won Formula Car Challenge West Coast Pro FM Championship – Kyle Kaiser
Won Formula Car Challenge National FormulaSPEED2.0 Championship – Michael Whelden
Won CalClub Region Formula S Championship – Renny Damon
Won Pacific Coast Road Racing Championship – Formula Atlantic – Renny Damon
2nd SCCA SoPac Divisional Formula Atlantic Championship – Vince Gaddini
2nd SCCA NoPac Divisional Formula Atlantic Championship – Vince Gaddini
2nd SCCA NoPac Divisional Formula Mazda Championship – Jeff Tucker
43 different drivers competed in Formula Car Challenge events
Competed in 45 unique races across US/Canada


2011
Won Formula Car Challenge West Coast Pro FM Championship – Lloyd Read
Won SCCA SoPac Divisional Formula Atlantic Championship – Vince Gaddini
2nd SCCA SoPac Divisional Formula Atlantic Championship – Renny Damon
Won CalClub Region Formula S Championship – Renny Damon
Forbes Reporter Kym McNicolas interviewed World Speed for RACE WEEK broadcast
5th Overall (out of 83 cars) at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill
10th Overall IMSA Porsche GT3 Challenge – Chris Cumming (skipped 2 races)
Built first production FormulaSPEED2.0 racecars. Cars tested and raced at multiple events
Took delivery of second new Porsche GT3 Cup car
Marin Independent Journal interviewed WSM President Telo Stewart
48 different drivers registered, and competed in Formula Car Challenge events
Competed in 60 unique races across US/Canada


2010
Won Formula Car Challenge West Coast Pro FM Class – Stan Kohls
4th Overall IMSA Porsche GT3 Challenge – Chris Cumming (4 podiums)
Won SCCA SFR Formula Atlantic Championship – Frank Cusack
WonSCCA SFR Formula S Championship – Renny Damon
Won Racing Driver Club 4 Hour Enduro at Mazda Raceway – Olsen/Gaddini/Damon
Won SCCA SFR PC (Porsche) Championship – Montgomery/Tarpley
Won Formula Car Challenge presented by Goodyear Winter Series Championship – Frank Cusack
Unveiled the FormulaSPEED 
Took delivery of first Porsche GT3 Cup car
Competed in 49 unique races across US/Canada


2009
Won the SFR Formula Atlantic Championship with Vince Gaddini
Won the Star Mazda Expert Championship with Chris Cumming
Entered and won first endurance event (The Racing Driver’s Club 4 Hour Enduro)
Awarded Certified Green Business Certificate of Distinction from Sonoma County
Participated in 33 unique races, and just over 70 test days at tracks all over the country


2008
Won Star Mazda Expert Championship with driver Chris Cumming
Won SFR Formula Atlantic Championship with Sean Prewett
Moved into new 10,000 square foot state of the art shop at Infineon Raceway
Total number of Pro Formula Mazdas in WSM care rose to 25 cars
Began planning for a WSM designed spec open wheel car
Participated in 37 unique races, and over 40 non-event test days at 16 different tracks


2007
Won Star Mazda West Coast Championship – Chris Cumming
Won Formula Car Challenge Championship Pro FM Class – Patrick O’Neill
Began designing new shop space
Announced first Formula Car Challenge Winter Series
Operated first Standing Start Driver Development training program
Tested Chip Ganassi driver Memo Rojas


2006
Won the Overall 2006 Star Mazda Championship with Driver Ace Carrio
Won the Formula Car Challenge Pro FM class with driver Stan Kohls
Won the SFR Formula Atlantic Championship with driver Patrick O’Neill
36 cars entered the Formula Car Challenge Championship
Broke a majority of the track records in Star Mazda with driver Ace Carrio
Started Standing Start coaching and driver development


2005
Won the Inaugural Formula Car Challenge Pro FM class with driver Stan Kohls
Started the Formula Car Challenge
Signed future champion Ace Carrio to a two year program
Built 16 more Pro Mazdas for drivers wanting to participate in the new FCC series


2004
Purchased first Star Pro Mazda racing car for customer (Frank McCormick)
Signed future INDY 500 star Mario Moraes to compete in Formula Renault (multiple wins and podiums)
Added second Pro Formula Mazda to fleet (Richard Fullerton)
Added third Pro Formula Mazda to fleet (Patrick O’Neill)
Tested future champion Ace Carrio in a Pro Formula Mazda


2003
Telo Stewart takes over the reins of World Speed Motorsports
Telo Stewart Moves World Speed Back to Infineon Raceway
Won the Formula Renault Sportsman Championship with driver Frank McCormick
WSM posted a total of 11 podiums in 13 events in the Formula Renault Series
Signed future NASCAR star Brad Coleman to compete in Formula Renault (10 Top-Five finishes in 13 races)
Competed in one Star Mazda event with Michael McDowell (3rd place finish)


1991 – 2002
World Speed Motorsports was started in 1991 by Chuck West. In these developmental years West won multiple open wheel races and championships. The team podiumed in the Toyota Atlantic series multiple times including a win at Gateway with driver Case Montgomery. Telo Stewart was World Speed’s Formula Mazda/Renault Team Manager from 1997-2002, and Stewart won the SFR Formula Mazda Championship as a driver in 1997. In 2001 Michael McDowell posted multiple podiums in Formula Renault including three wins and he finished the season vice-champion under Stewart’s guidance.



World Speed Motorsports Pro Mazda Championship (Star Mazda) results from 1991-2001:

2001 Overall Champion Scott Bradley
2000 3rd Overall Grant Ryley
1999 2nd Overall Jeff Bucknum
1998 2nd Overall Mikel Miller with four wins and four track records. 3rd place was WSM driver Jeff Bucknum.
1997 2nd Overall Jim Hall II. WSM driver Mikel Miller Finished third in Star Mazda Pro Series standings with four straight wins and seven track records. Claimed Rookie of the Year honors.
1995 2nd Overall Pete Wise
1994 2nd Overall Pete Wise
1993 Overall Champion Ben Massey
1992 Overall Champion Chuck West
1991 2nd Place Chuck West