Tag archives for David Malukas

Indy Lights at Circuit of The Americas – Askew scores max points with win – teenagers Megennis & Malukas impress

By Steve Wittich Oliver Askew’s first Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires weekend ended in the wall. The 22-year-old used that emotion to come back strong with an almost perfect weekend at Circuit of The Americas. With such intense competition since the introduction of the AER/Dallara IL-15 five years ago, maximum point weekends have become […]

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Indy Lights at COTA – Askew begins race weekend in same place he ended the test – at the top of the timesheet

By Steve Wittich Oliver Askew began the race weekend at Circuit of The Americas in the same position he ended the February test at the 3.41-mile, 20-turn road course. On top of the timesheet. The Andretti Autosport rookie turned a lap at 116.384 seconds, and the top six drivers were within one second of the […]

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Previewing the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires season and opening event in St. Petersburg, Fla.

The 2019 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires season opener on the Streets Of St. Petersburg will mark the 11th straight year that top level of American Open Wheel racing gets underway in the “Sunshine City.” When the green flag flies for the first race of the weekend, the 1.8-mile, 14-turn street circuit will surpass […]

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DAVID MALUKAS ADDS THREE ROAD TO INDY WINS IN 2018 AS HE PREPARES FOR THE NEXT STEP OF HIS MOTORSPORTS CAREER

December 21, 2018 – It was a career year for second year Road to Indy driver David Malukas. Making the move to the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires (formerly Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires), after a brief hiatus in USF2000, Malukas capped off his best formula car season to date […]

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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 – Sunday – Malukas grabs third win of the year in final Pro Mazda race of 2018

When the Pro Mazda Presented By Cooper Tire series came to the Pacific Northwest for the final two races of the 2018 season, Rinus VeeKay and Parker Thompson were ensconced in the first two spots of the championship, but a third-place check for $20,000 and the Indy Lights test that goes with it was still […]

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MRTI Update #14 from Mid-Ohio – Sunday – VeeKay wins after Malukas falters – extends his points lead

By Steve Wittich A masterful display of driving and little good luck for Rinus VeeKay and some bad fortune for Parker Thompson over the past two events mean a 46 point lead for Thompson over VeeKay flipped to a 25 point deficit. The good luck came during today’s race when VeeKay inherited the lead when […]

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MRTI Update #13 from Mid-Ohio – VeeKay goes wire to wire to extend his Pro Mazda points lead

By Steve Wittich After two qualifying sessions and one race the answer the question we asked in our Pro Mazda preview about which driver, Parker Thompson or Rinus VeeKay, would be hot this weekend. The answer after Race #1 is VeeKay. The 17-year-old won his fifth race of the season and third straight to take […]

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MRTI Update #10 from Mid-Ohio – Saturday – Malukas sets track record on the way to his third Pro Mazda pole of the season

By Steve Wittich David Malukas will start on the pole for a Pro Mazda race for the third time this season. Flipping the script from yesterday’s qualifying, it will be Rinus VeeKay that starts outside the young American. Championship leader Parker Thompson will start on the outside of row two with Robert Megennis on his […]

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MRTI Update #6 – Friday – VeeKay grabs his fourth pole of the season – inches closer to point leader Thompson

By Steve Wittich Combine the fact that a dozen of the fifteen Pro Mazda Presented By Cooper Tire winners at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course has come from the front row with a seven point gap between points leader Parker Thompson and second place Rinus VeeKay and qualifying takes on a lot of importance. Double […]

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