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Linus Lundqvist weathers the storm en route to delayed, restarted Indy Lights Race 2 win at IMS Road Course

By Tony DiZinno The Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires series is getting pretty good at sending its drivers out in mixed conditions races lately, and Linus Lundqvist is getting pretty good at winning them. Lundqvist won a barnburner at Barber Motorsports Park when the field there ran a full race on wet Cooper Tires […]

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Indy Lights Race 2 at IMS Road Course Paused due to Lightning Delay

The Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires second race from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been paused due to lightning in the surrounding area of the Speedway, Ind. track. Lightning strikes require a 30-minute hold from each strike to ensure safety of competitors, camera crews, corner marshals, track officials and fans. The 14 competitors got […]

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Danial Frost drives through trouble to nab first Indy Lights win at IMS road course

By Tony DiZinno Singaporean driver Danial Frost had won three times in Indy Pro 2000 competition, but not on the top rung of the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires ladder, Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires. That changed Friday to cap off a chaotic day of racing on the 2.439-mile, 14-turn Indianapolis Motor […]

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Linus Lundqvist locks down pole for Indy Lights Race 1 at IMS road course

By Tony DiZinno As the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires descends on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, the HMD Motorsports pair of Linus Lundqvist (HMD with Dale Coyne Racing) and Benjamin Pedersen (Global Racing Group with HMD) sit 1-2 in the championship – as they finished last race at Barber Motorsports Park – […]

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Robert Megennis returns to 2020 Andretti Autosport Indy Lights team

Robert Megennis returns to 2020 Andretti Autosport Indy Lights team The 19-year-old enters sophomore Indy Lights season with support from partners SailPoint, Sirius Computer Solutions, Juniper Networks and CyberArk INDIANAPOLIS  (Feb. 17, 2020) — Andretti Autosport announced today that Robert Megennis will return to pilot the No. 27 entry for the championship-winning team for the […]

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Road to Indy at Grand Prix of Portland – Sunday – 11 a.m. – Sowery wins his first race while Askew all but seals Indy Lights title

Three stories emerged from an entertaining second race of the Cooper Tires Indy Lights Grand Prix weekend at Portland International Raceway. Toby Sowery secured an overdue maiden Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires victory, and the first for the rebranded HMD Motorsports/Team Pelfrey program. Rinus Van Kalmthout (VeeKay) pressured Sowery enough in the race to […]

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Road To Indy at Grand Prix of Portland – Saturday – 10:20 a.m. – One ten-thousandth of a second separates VeeKay from Askew for Indy Lights Race 2

One ten-thousandth of a second. That’s less time than it takes to blink an eye, snap a finger or think a thought. But that was all that separated Juncos Racing’s Rinus Van Kalmthout (VeeKay) from his Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires title rival Oliver Askew of Andretti Autosport in qualifying for the second Cooper […]

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Road to Indy at the Grand Prix of Portland – Friday – 5:05 p.m. – VeeKay secures clutch pole for Indy Lights Race 1

Qualifying for the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires first race of the weekend came alive inside the final five minutes and Rinus Van Kalmthout (VeeKay) was able to edge title rival Oliver Askew for the top spot. This is his fourth pole position of the season. The Dutch rookie was the only driver to […]

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Road to Indy at Portland – 10:45 a.m. – Askew on top in first Indy Lights practice

Championship leader Oliver Askew has set the early mark in his quest to capture the 2019 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires championship, with the best time in Friday morning practice. But with all eight cars within 0.6 of a second by the end of the 40-minute session, it’s still fairly close. The eight cars […]

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Indy Lights at Road America – Saturday – VeeKay wins second straight pole – Norman starts on outside of front row for 3rd straight race

By Steve Wittich Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay), with a lap of 113.562 seconds, won his second straight Indy Lights pole at Road America. It’s the Juncos Racing rookie’s third straight Indy Lights road course pole and his 10th career Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires pole. The pole is the third in the last […]

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