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Chris Griffis Memorial Test set for October at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – includes a one day NTT INDYCAR SERIES test for Indy Lights drivers

  By Steve Wittich For the 10th time in the last 11 years, the Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires season will come to a close at the Chris Griffis Memorial Test. The season-ending test, named after the late Chris Griffis, a well-loved Schmidt Motorsports Indy Light team manager, will take to the Indianapolis […]

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Miller Vinatieri Motorsports set for two car Road To Indy effort – Jack William Miller steps up to Indy Pro 2000 and Kent Vaccaro joins for USF2000

By Steve Wittich For the third straight Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires season, Miller Vinatieri Motorsports will field two cars. Over the past two years, the team owned by former Indy car driver Jack Miller and legendary NFL kicker and four-time Super Bown champion Adam Vinatieri entered a pair of cars in the […]

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Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires Friday Schedule and other notes

By Steve Wittich Good morning from St. Petersburg, where the first official on-track activity for the 2020 Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires season will get underway. Here is Friday’s schedule: TIME EVENT 7:42am Sunrise 8am – 8:30am USF2000 Practice #1 8:45am – 9:15am Indy Pro 2000 Practice #1 9am – 10am Porsche GT3 […]

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DEForce Racing veteran Parker Thompson leads a pair of Juncos Racing drivers in Indy Pro 2000 testing

Parker Thompson, who has finished in the top three of the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires championship the past two seasons, led both sessions of testing for the middle rung of the Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires ladder. The DEForce Racing veteran was the only driver to break the 79-second […]

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Road To Indy schedules each feature 18 races

By Steve Wittich An increased scholarship and award fund of 2.7 million dollars will await the winners on each of the three steps on the Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires ladder after an 18-race 2020 season. The schedule looks similar to 2019 with a few minor changes. Last year, the Indy Lights presented […]

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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 Portland – 9:50am – Sting Ray Robb leads first Indy Pro 2000 practice at home race

Juncos Racing veteran Sting Ray Robb began his ‘home race’ the right way, leading the lone test Indy Pro 2000 before qualifying. Championship leader Rasmus Lindh had the fourth quickest time, almost a half-second behind his teammate. Lindh’s closest competitor for the championship, Kyle Kirkwood ended the session with the second-fastest lap. The top six […]

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Indy Pro 2000 at Portland International Raceway – Preview – Lindh and Kirkwood engaged in epic title battle – home race for Sting Ray Robb

By Steve Wittich With only six points separating Rasmus Lindh and Kyle Kirkwood at the top of the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires points table. The middle rung on the Road To Indy ladder is the closest of the three championships headed to the final two events of the 2019 season. Juncos […]

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Road To Indy in Toronto – Friday – Kirkwood beats rivals to Indy Pro 2000 pole

Advantage Kyle Kirkwood. The pole-sitter in all 11 previous Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires races held on the streets surrounding Exhibition Place has gone on to visit victory lane. The pole lap is the first of the season for Kirkwood’s Soul Red No. 28 from the RP Motorsport stable. It’s the 20-year-old’s […]

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