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Robert Megennis returns to 2020 Andretti Autosport Indy Lights team

Robert Megennis returns to 2020 Andretti Autosport Indy Lights team The 19-year-old enters sophomore Indy Lights season with support from partners SailPoint, Sirius Computer Solutions, Juniper Networks and CyberArk INDIANAPOLIS  (Feb. 17, 2020) — Andretti Autosport announced today that Robert Megennis will return to pilot the No. 27 entry for the championship-winning team for the […]

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DANIAL NIELSEN FROST JOINS ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT FOR 2020 INDY LIGHTS CAMPAIGN

By Steve Wittich INDIANAPOLIS (Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020) –  Andretti Autosport has expanded its roster with the addition of Danial Nielsen Frost for the 2020 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season. The 18-year-old from Singapore is slated to slide into the No. 68 machine for the championship team. “It is with great pleasure that we […]

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Lindh and HMD Motorsports lead Kirkwood and Andretti Autosport in final official Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires test of 2019

By Steve Wittich Those of us that follow the Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires carefully have spent an inordinate amount of time discussing the rivalry between newly minted NTT IndyCar Series drivers Oliver Askew and Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay). Maybe, it’s time to turn our focus to another pair of drivers that can’t […]

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Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires at Laguna Seca – VeeKay goes wire-to-wire again.

By Steve Wittich For the sixth time in the 2019 Indy Lights season, Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay) stood on the top step of the podium. Similar to Saturday’s race, VeeKay led from the green flag to the checkered flag in a demanding fashion. Today’s 32 point haul marked the fifth time this season that the […]

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Indy Lights at Portland International Raceway – Preview – Askew can clinch, but there is more to play for

By Steve Wittich Oliver Askew heads to the penultimate Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires event with a chance to clinch the championship in the Pacific Northwest. With that trophy comes a three-race NTT IndyCar Series advancement scholarship. Five races ago, when the top rung of the Road To Indy headed North Of The Border […]

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Road To Indy In Toronto – Saturday – Indy Lights win gives Telitz all the feels – Askew and VeeKay share the podium for the 20th time

A win from pole on the shore of Lake Ontario gave super-sub Aaron Telitz all the ‘feels.’ “It feels good,” exclaimed the Belardi Auto Racing veteran to TSO Ladder after the race. “It feels really good! It feels nice! It feels right. I feel like I should have been on it (the top step of […]

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Indy Lights at Road America – Sunday – VeeKay dominates – Norman on Podium again – Askew maintains points lead

Juncos Racing rookie Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay) credited a dominant win on Sunday with on some of what he learned after a drive-thru penalty on Saturday. “It helped me quite a lot,” answered VeeKay when asked about Saturday’s comeback drive translating to Sunday. “Yesterday, I got a drive-thru penalty and I didn’t have anything to […]

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Indy Lights at Road America – Saturday – VeeKay wins second straight pole – Norman starts on outside of front row for 3rd straight race

By Steve Wittich Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay), with a lap of 113.562 seconds, won his second straight Indy Lights pole at Road America. It’s the Juncos Racing rookie’s third straight Indy Lights road course pole and his 10th career Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires pole. The pole is the third in the last […]

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Indy Lights at Road America preview – An entertaining title battle heads north – BN Racing adds engineer with championship pedigree – Telitz returns

By Steve Wittich If you aren’t paying attention to the battle for the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires and the three-race NTT IndyCar Series deal that goes to the winner, you should be. Over the past five races, rivals Oliver Askew and Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay) have swapped the top spot three times, with […]

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Askew win another thrilling Freedom 100 presented by Cooper Tires decided by thousandths of a second

By Steve Wittich It really should come as no surprise, but once again, the 100,000+ crowd at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the party that is Miller Light Carb Day witnessed an exhilarating Freedom 100 presented by Cooper Tires decided by mere inches. After making 20 passes for a position in the first 99.6785 miles […]

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