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Rasmussen and Jay Howard Driver Development win first Indy Pro 2000 race

By Steve Wittich It took two races, but after giving away his first Indy Pro 2000 win at Barber Motorsports Park last weekend, Christian Rasmussen made it to the podium’s top step in Sunday’s Indy Pro 2000 Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg presented by Cooper Tires Race #2. The Jay Howard Driver Development built a […]

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Eves Delivers Exclusive’s Second Win Saturday in St. Pete Indy Pro 2000 Race 1

By Tony DiZinno / Steve Wittich Braden Eves displayed excellent racecraft and defense from the lead to win from pole, leading flag-to-flag for his second Indy Pro 2000 victory in the first three races of the season. He’s also ensured Exclusive Autosport has a pair of wins this weekend in St. Petersburg, with Eves following […]

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Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires preview – Part #1 – The Anatomy of a Champion

By Steve Wittich The Anatomy of an Indy Pro 2000 Champion is Part One of a multi-part preview that will get you ready for what is sure to be an exciting battle for the $718,065 scholarship and a seat in Indy Lights and one step closer to the NTT INDYCAR SERIES. You can read the […]

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2020 Indy Pro 2000 season by the numbers

By Steve Wittich 2020 season basics Number of races: 17 Total laps: 485 Total miles: 930.543 Total cautions: 12 Average cautions per race: 0.7 Caution free races: nine Total caution laps: 25 Average caution laps per race: 1.5 Total DNFs: 31 DNFs per race: 1.8 The average margin of victory: 3.166 seconds The closest margin […]

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Chris Griffis Memorial Test provides the perfect introduction to the Road To Indy and NTT IndyCar Series

By Steve Wittich Since 2011, the Chris Griffis Memorial Test has introduced several notable names to the Road To Indy as well as the NTT IndyCar Series. The temperatures were brisk, but the skies were sunny during that first test held in late October in honor of Chris Griffis, Sam Schmidt Motorsports Indy Lights team […]

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Road to Indy at Grand Prix of Portland – Sunday – 4 p.m. – Another Kirkwood romp in Indy Pro 2000

Sunday’s Indy Pro 2000 race marked yet another Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires event dominated from start to finish by Kyle Kirkwood. The young American driver won his sixth consecutive race and eighth in the last nine to extend his points lead. He led flag-to-flag in the 30-lap race from pole position in […]

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Road To Indy at Grand Prix of Portland – Saturday – 6:05 p.m. – Kirkwood’s latest win propels him to Indy Pro 2000 points lead

It says something about Kyle Kirkwood’s hot streak in Indy Pro 2000 Presented by Cooper Tires that winning “only” five races in a row and seven of eight could be viewed as secondary to his 2018 achievements. Last year in Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship competition, Kirkwood won 11 in a row and 12 total including […]

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Road To Indy at Mid-Ohio – Friday – Kirkwood makes statement in dominant Indy Pro 2000 pole

By Steve Wittich Only five points separate the three drivers chasing Rasmus Lindh for the Indy Pro 2000 title, and one of them needs a statement weekend. The early advantage goes to Kyle Kirkwood, who’s pole-winning lap at 75.5151 seconds was 0.442 ahead of Lindh. Tomorrow’s inside front row start will the 20-year-old’s fourth of […]

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Road To Indy testing at Mid-Ohio – Frost tops Indy Pro 2000 – Crawford tops USF2000 – championship contenders are all close

By Steve Wittich A pair of drivers, Danial Frost, and Jak Crawford put behind forgettable weekends in Wisconsin behind them to top the timesheets during a two-day USF2000 and Indy Pro 2000 test at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Both series will be back at the 2.258-Mile, 13-Turn Road Course in a month for each […]

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Indy Pro 2000 at Road America – Saturday – Lindh’s last lap flyer takes pole – first two rows within one-tenth

Wow. Talk about close. The top four drivers in Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires qualifying were separated by less than a tenth of a second. Juncos Racing rookie Rasmus Lindh was the last car on the track and grabbed his third pole of the season, third at Road America and sixth in […]

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