Northern Conference, Formula 1000
Brian Novak, of Dearborn, Mich., started his 2013 campaign at his home race at the Michigan International Speedway and had wrapped up the Northern Conference Formula 1000 championship by race six. In those six races, Novak drove his No. 72 Hoosier Tire/AiM Data Nova-Piper F1000 to five podiums. That mark included double wins at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, a pair of second-place finishes at MIS and a third-place at Road America. In addition, he scored one pole on the season.