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Freedom 100 presented by Cooper Tires – Thursday – 12:35 pm – Megennis goes quickest, Telitz added to field and leads no-tow speeds

By Steve Wittich Robert Megennis with a lap speed of 196.449 mph turned the quickest lap (with help) in the lone official practice session before qualifying for the Freedom 100 presented by Cooper Tires. He was followed by his Andretti Autosport teammates, Ryan Norman, and Oliver Askew, as well as Belardi Auto Racing teammate Lucas […]

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Drivers begin prep for the Freedom 100 presented by Cooper Tires – Megennis leads time sheet – Askew tops no-tow times

A pair of Andretti Autosport rookies led today’s test session for the Freedom 100 presented by Cooper Tires. Robert Megennis led the overall timesheet with a lap at 197.714 mph and Oliver Askew topped the no-tow speeds at 195.227 mph. Points leader Rinus van Kalmthout (Rinus VeeKay) is right there though, Ending the day with […]

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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – VeeKay takes comfortable win and points lead back after 35 lap Indy Lights feature race

A dominating performance by Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay) on the way to his second Indy Lights win of the season pushed the 18-year-old back to the championship lead in the chase for a three-race NTT IndyCar Series deal. “It feels amazing to get my first win at Indianapolis and I hope it’s the first of […]

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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – Lindh’s second straight Indy Pro 2000 win vaults him to points lead

By Steve Wittich Rasmus Lindh joined Braden Eves as back-to-back Road To Indy winners on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. The Juncos Racing rookie doubled his career win total, leading all 25 laps on the way to a 2.0669-second victory over his Juncos Racing teammate Sting Ray Robb. “The start was perfect from my […]

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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – Eves makes it four in a row to extend his USF2000 championship lead

By Steve Wittich Braden Eves was able to survive three restarts and a quick teammate to start his rookie Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship campaign with four straight wins. Only two other drivers in USF2000 history have won the first four races of the season. Jay Howard won the first six races to start the 2005 […]

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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course – Megennis score his maiden Indy Lights victory – Askew keeps points lead

By Steve Wttich An inaugural Indy Lights win for Robert Megennis continues with the momentum that started building at the last event at the Circuit of The Americas. The New Yorker led his first laps in Austin, Texas, but was not able to hold off Oliver Askew, his fellow rookie Andretti Autosport teammate. That changed […]

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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – Eves breaks track record on the way to second pole in 2 ½ hours

By Steve Wittich Braden Eves was once again the quickest driver in a USF2000 qualifying session. After just missing out on the track record in the first qualifying session the Cape Motorsports rookie Once again, Eve’s veteran teammate Keane will start alongside him, with Hunter McElrea starting third again. Tomorrow’s race #2 will be the […]

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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – Megennis pips VeeKay to snag Indy Lights pole

By Steve Wittich It was the final laps of the session by a trio of Indy Lights rookies that was that decided the pole sitter for this afternoon’s race. The winner in that battle was Andretti Autosport’ Robert Megennis, whose lap of 65.192 seconds helped him grab his first Indy Lights and second career Road […]

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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – Lindh on pole with a track record setting lap

By Steve Wittich Juncos Racing rookie Rasmus Lindh, with a lap of 68.893 seconds, will start on pole for the first of two Indy Pro 2000 Grand Prix of Indianapolis Presented by Cooper Tires. The scorching lap lowered the Indy Pro 2000 track record that was set by Oliver Askew in 2018. This afternoon’s race […]

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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – Eves grabs pole for first USF2000 race – 18 drivers covered by a second

By Steve Wittich For the second time this season, Cape Motorsports rookie Braden Eves will start the first race of a weekend on the pole. It is the ninth straight Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship pole on the 2.439-mile, 14-turn road course for Cape Motorsports and the tenth in 11 opportunities. The 20-year-old turned in a […]

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