Tag archives for 2019

Chris Windom Joins Belardi Auto Racing In Partnership with Jonathan Byrd’s Racing For the Freedom 100

A few notes from TSO Ladder With this announcement and the announcment of Jarett Andretti this past weekend, the Freedom 100 should see a minimum of 11 cars. Windom is currently fourth in the USAC Midget standing and sixth in the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Standings with a win in the season opener. This […]

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Previewing Indy Lights at Circuit of The Americas – 2019 – the series returns to the Lone Star State for the first time since 2013

By Steve Wittich For the first time since 2013, the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires series will race in the Lone Star State. Sage Karam won on the Streets of Houston in 2013. The pair of races will be the seventh and eighth the state has hosted since Casey Mears won the first state […]

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VeeKay wins after clash with Askew in Indy Lights Race #2 – Claman and Sowery nab second podiums

By Steve Wittich For the 11th time in his Road To Indy career, but first time in Indy Lights, Rinus van Kalmthout (Rinus VeeKay) stood on the top step of the podium. VeeKay is the eighth member of an exclusive club that includes drivers that have won on all three steps of the Road To […]

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Eves scores second straight for Cape Motorsports to start the USF2000 season – Keane and Rasmussen lead most of race but end with second last corner contact

By Steve Wittich The second Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship race of the weekend bore plenty of similarities to Friday’s first race. Same winner? Check, Braden Eves won for the second straight day. A daring but measured drive from the back of the field? Check, on Friday it was Darren Keane and today it was Manuel […]

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A storybook beginning to the Indy Pro 2000 season for Parker Thompson and Abel Motorsports

If you could write a storybook beginning for a one-off driver, with a brand new Indy Pro 2000 team, it would parallel the Friday that Abel Motorsports and Parker Thompson had. The rookie team that had made a quintet of Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires starts in USF2000 in 2018, and veteran driver […]

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Previewing the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires season and first event of 2019 in St. Petersburg, Fla.

By Steve Wittich The Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires (formerly the Star / Pro Mazda Series) will be starting their season on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn street circuit for the sixth straight year. Eight of the 21 seasons have started in St. Petersburg, Fla. Combine that with the ten times the series began […]

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Ryan Norman leads a tight final Indy Lights test before the season begins in five days.

By Steve Wittich Ryan Norman, one of three veterans in the 2019 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires Series field, ended the final warm-up of the pre-season with the quickest lap of the day. The 20-year-old turned in a lap of 75.1962 seconds on his 44th of 47 laps, which was 0.17 seconds ahead of […]

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Darren Keane and Cape Motorsports turn quickest lap at USF2000 testing, DEForce Racing rookie Manuel Sulaiman leads two sessions.

For the third straight year, it was a driver from the Cape Motorsports stable that led final tune-up before the season-opening Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship race of the season. Darren Keane, from nearby Boca Raton, Fla. turned the quickest lap of the test in the third session at 84.5314 seconds. In 2017 it was eventual […]

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LEGACY AUTOSPORT COMPLETES USF2000 PAIRING WITH JOSE SIERRA

LEGACY AUTOSPORT COMPLETES USF2000 PAIRING WITH JOSE SIERRA Mexican talent will join Frenchman Alex Baron for team’s maiden Road to Indy season INDIANAPOLIS, IN (March 1, 2019) – Legacy Autosport is primed to make its Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires debut at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg next weekend after an off-season […]

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ANTONIO SERRAVALLE AND PSERRA RACING JOIN FORCES AGAIN FOR INDY PRO 2000 EFFORT

ANTONIO SERRAVALLE AND PSERRA RACING JOIN FORCES AGAIN FOR INDY PRO 2000 EFFORT “Canadian reaffirms Road to Indy efforts in 2019” February 28, 2019 – Hailing from Unionville, Ontario, Canada, 16-year-old Antonio Serravalle is another confirmed driver in the 2019 Road to Indy program. Piloting a Pserra Racing entry in the Indy Pro 2000 Championship […]

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