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Indy Lights testing from COTA – notebook, car count and a bunch of photos

By Steve Wittich A few more notes from the two-day Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires testing at Circuit of The Americas. It’s only a test, but don’t think that ending up on top of the timesheets isn’t important to the teams and drivers. Andretti Autosport Chief Operating Officer Rob Edwards told TSO Ladder: “It’s […]

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Andretti Autosport Adds Oliver Askew to Indy Lights Roster

Andretti Autosport Confirms Oliver Askew to Indy Lights Roster AUSTIN, Tex. (Feb. 13, 2019) — Reigning Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires team champions, Andretti Autosport, added American talent Oliver Askew to their 2019 lineup. Askew will pilot the No. 28 racing machine for all 18 rounds of competition beginning with the season opener on […]

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Circuit of The Americas – Indy Lights Test Session #1 – Julien Falchero leads an Andretti Autosport quartet at the head of the timesheet

By Steve Wittich Before we get started with our Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires coverage for the year, we’d like to remind you that now would be a great time to download The Road To Indy TV app from the Google Play or Apple App store. Also, we’d like to thank Cooper Tire […]

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ROBERT MEGENNIS JOINS ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT INDY LIGHTS LINE-UP

ROBERT MEGENNIS JOINS ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT INDY LIGHTS LINE-UP INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 31, 2019) – Andretti Autosport announced today that New York-native Robert Megennis will pilot the No. 27 entry for the championship-winning team’s 2019 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires campaign. “We are thrilled to have Robert as part of the team,” said Andretti Autosport president […]

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A quintet of drivers turned their first laps in an Indy Lights car on Saturday – we talked to them about their experiences

By Steve Wittich A quintet of familiar Mazda Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires pilots got their very first taste of an Indy Lights race car on Saturday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Oliver Askew, Lucas Kohl, David Malukas, Robert Megennis, and Parker Thompson all turned their first laps in the 450 HP turbocharged […]

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MRTI at Portland International Raceway – Saturday – Norman’s maiden pole, O’Ward incident cap off chaotic Indy Lights qualifying

Andretti Autosport once again had two drivers make headlines during the second Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires qualifying session at Portland International Raceway. However while for most of the year it’s been Patricio O’Ward and Colton Herta, this morning it was O’Ward and Ryan Norman, for completely different reasons. Norman scored his maiden pole […]

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MRTI finale at Portland International Raceway – Indy Lights – A $1 million prize will handed out to Patricio O’Ward or Colton Herta in the “City of Roses.”

The predecessors of the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires series have made 14 previous starts at the Portland International Raceway natural terrain road course, but this is the first appearance at the Oregon circuit since 2001 for the top level of the American Open Wheel Ladder. Tommy Byrne won the first race in 1988, […]

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Indy Lights preview from Gateway Motorsports Park – the final oval – O’Ward is looks to clinch

In 12 short days, one Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires driver will have a head start on realizing their dream of becoming a Verizon IndyCar Series driver. The $1 million advancement scholarship will be awarded to championship winner at the Mazda Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires banquet in Portland, Ore. on Labor […]

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MRTI Update #5 from Mid-Ohio – Friday – O’Ward dominates on the way to his 7th pole of the 2018 Indy Lights season

By Steve Wittich All seven Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires drivers were within one second of the pole, but Patricio O’Ward still dominated on the way to his seventh pole of the 2018 season. It’s the 12th pole in his Mazda Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires career. “I was really trying to […]

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MRTI Update #2 from Mid-Ohio – Friday – Herta and Andretti Autosport lead the way in the lone Indy Lights practice

By Steve Wittich Colton Herta used the lone Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires practice session to get comfortable with the brace he’s wearing to stabilize the non-displaced fracture at the base of his left thumb that he suffered after hitting the tire barrier during qualifying in Toronto. The fix clearly worked; the Andretti Steinbrenner […]

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