Diane Swintal

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Monterey GP Indy Lights race two notes

          Time for the final Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires race – and with Firestone stepping in next season, this is Cooper Tires’ last day with the series. In late 2013, Andersen Promotions took over management of the series (though INDYCAR retained ownership), and from 2014 to 2021 all three […]

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Indy Lights race one quotes, with championship

By Diane Swintal Quick quotes from the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires podium – Sting Ray Robb takes his first series win while Linus Lundqvist finally secures the championship title. Quoteboard: Sting Ray Robb: “It was great to get the win today, but there’s one more tomorrow. They were telling me to save the […]

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Monterey GP Indy Lights qualifying Notes

  What a difference a day makes – yesterday’s heat is gone, replaced first by a few drops of rain (creeping north from Hurricane Kay, which made landfall in Southern California yesterday before breaking apart) and then by the thick marine layer that is so typical of the Monterey Bay area. Temperate is 61F, track […]

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WRLS Indy Lights practice report

  By Diane Swintal Ask anyone about WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca and one of the first things they will tell you is “bring a sweater.” The cold morning fog on the Monterey Peninsula is legendary – similar to the San Francisco Bay area, which prompted the legendary quote often attributed to Mark Twain: “the coldest […]

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