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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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Previewing the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires Freedom 100 from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

By Steve Wittich For the 16th time, the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires will serve as the warm-up act for the “Greatest Spectacle In Racing.” Pole-sitter for the 102nd Indianapolis 500 Presented by PennGrade Motor Oil, Ed Carpenter, was the winner of the first Freedom 100 on the same weekend that he graduated from […]

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Saturday – MRTI Update #10 – IMS Road Course – Herta delivers encore comeback performance in second Indy Lights thriller

By Tony DiZinno — Herta delivers encore comeback performance in second Indy Lights thriller On a weekend where the low car count in Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires created a bit of chatter, the full field still delivered an encore of a great race on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course on Saturday afternoon. […]

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Friday – MRTI Update #3 – IMS Road Course – Indy Lights first qualifying, USF2000 and Pro Mazda second qualifying

By Tony DiZinno In case you missed it or need a quick refresher on this morning’s first two sessions, here’s a link to results from qualifying for the first Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship powered by Mazda and Pro Mazda presented by Cooper Tires races. These races occur later this afternoon at 2:45 p.m. and 3:35 […]

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Friday – MRTI Update #2 – IMS Road Course – USF2000 and Pro Mazda first qualifying results

By Tony DiZinno Friday’s sessions from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway are underway. This is a busy day for the Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires, as there are eight on-track sessions – five qualifying sessions, and three races. For a reminder, here is the schedule: Friday, May 11th TIME EVENT 7:30 AM Public […]

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Thursday – MRTI Update #1 – USF2000, Pro Mazda and Indy Lights – first practice sessions, and some additional notes

By Tony DiZinno Good evening, and welcome to TSO Ladder presented by Cooper Tires’ coverage of the Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. All three series, Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires, Pro Mazda presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship powered by […]

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Previewing the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda doubleheader on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course

By Steve Wittich The drivers and teams of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda are back in action after a two-month break from competition. Cape Motorsports rookie Kyle Kirkwood, who won his first USF2000 start in St. Petersburg, Fla., has a seven-point championship lead, and a lot of pressure to extend a six-race […]

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Previewing the Pro Mazda Presented By Cooper Tire doubleheader on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course

By Steve Wittich With three different winners and the top-five drivers in the chase for the Mazda Motorsports scholarship only separated by 27 points. The first season of Pro Mazda Presented By Cooper Tire action with the brand new Tatuus built, Mazda powered PM-18 has had a thrilling start. Parker Thompson, a top-three championship finisher […]

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F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Racers Ready for IMS

Salem, NH – Joining the Open Wheel World Challenge, the F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series teams and drivers are ready for a much-anticipated June weekend on the road course at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Following a quick two-day event at the highly technical Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in May, competitors will now get […]

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Seventh Annual Chris Griffis Memorial Open Test Confirmed

Seventh Annual Chris Griffis Memorial Open Test Confirmed First Shipment of New Mazda Powered Tatuus PM-18s to be Showcased PALMETTO, Fla. (June 6, 2017) – One of the highlights of the off-season for the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires is the annual Chris Griffis Memorial Open Test which provides teams the opportunity […]

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