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Road To Indy schedules each feature 18 races

By Steve Wittich An increased scholarship and award fund of 2.7 million dollars will await the winners on each of the three steps on the Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires ladder after an 18-race 2020 season. The schedule looks similar to 2019 with a few minor changes. Last year, the Indy Lights presented […]

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Indy Lights at Barber Motorsports Park – Sunday at 11:45am – O’Ward reigns in Birmingham’s rain

By Tony DiZinno Call him the rain-meister. Patricio O’Ward dominated the second race in the Mazda Grand Prix of Alabama presented by Cooper Tires at Barber Motorsports Park, in a near-perfect weekend for Andretti Autosport. O’Ward delivered his third win in four Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires series races. While Saturday’s was under sunny […]

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Pro Mazda at Barber Motorsports Park – Sunday at 10:40am – Scott wins rainy race as Pro Mazda field puts on a show

By Tony DiZinno Harrison Scott and Andres Gutierrez put on a show in the second Pro Mazda Grand Prix of Alabama presented by Cooper Tires races at Barber Motorsports Park, with Scott and RP Motorsport Racing prevailing for their first Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires victories as Gutierrez fell victim to the treacherous […]

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Indy Lights at Barber Motorsports Park – Saturday – 2:55pm – O’Ward tames a handful of a car to grab win and points lead

By Steve Wittich After throwing away potential wins in St. Petersburg, Patricio O’Ward and Colton Herta put on a great show at the front field to find a little redemption at Barber Motorsports Park.  O’Ward, who started outside of pole-sitter Herta grabbed a first lap lead just before the yellow flag came out and held […]

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Pro Mazda at Barber Motorsports Park – Saturday at 1:40pm – Thompson dominates first Pro Mazda race, closes title gap

By Tony DiZinno Saturday marked a perfect day at the office for Red Deer, Alberta’s Parker Thompson and Michael Duncalfe’s Saskatoon, Saskatchewan-based Exclusive Autosport team, in the first of two Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires races at Barber Motorsports Park. From pole, Thompson took his first career Pro Mazda win – and eighth […]

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Indy Lights at Barber Motorsports Park – 2018 – Saturday at 10 a.m. – Qualifying #1 – Herta denies O’Ward pole on third new Cooper Tire run

By Tony DiZinno Colton Herta snatched the pole position for the first of two races in the Mazda Grand Prix of Alabama Presented by Cooper Tires doubleheader, in Saturday’s first qualifying session of the weekend at Barber Motorsports Park for the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires series. The 18-year-old is the third fastest qualifier […]

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Pro Mazda at Barber Motorsports Park – Saturday 9:15 am – Thompson on pole again – PM-18 sets another track record

By Steve Wittich Pro Mazda Presented By Cooper Tire rookie Parker Thompson will be making his 50th career Mazda Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires start and will start on the pole for the eighth time. The 20-year-old’s lap of 66.297 seconds lowered the track record that he set yesterday, and is his first […]

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Indy Lights at Barber Motorsports Park – 2018 – Friday – Practice #1 – championship leader Urrutia leads opening practice

By Steve Wittich Santi Urrutia will be making his fifth and sixth Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires, and it only took the double Indy Lights vice-champion eight laps to go to the top of the timesheet. The lone 45-minute Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires practice session began immediately after the first Verizon IndyCar […]

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Pro Mazda at Barber Motorsports Park – 2018 – Friday – Practice #1 – Thompson leads the way

By Steve Wittich Exclusive Autosport rookie Parker Thompson led the way in first official Pro Mazda Presented By Cooper Tire session with the new PM-18 with a lap of 76.758 seconds. The Canadian enjoys Barber Motorsports Park, collecting one win, three podiums and never finishing outside of the top five in six races on the […]

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Pro Mazda preview – Rinus VeeKay leads championship going into Barber Motorsports Park doubleheader

By Steve Wittich Rinus VeeKay, the 2017 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda vice-champion led 29 of 50 laps, stood on the top step of the podium twice and scored 62 of a possible 66 points to leave the season-opening pair of races in St. Petersburg. The Dutchman, who holds a 19 point lead […]

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