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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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A record breaking season for Juncos Racing ends with another Indy Pro 2000 team championship

By Steve Wittich With four driver’s championships, four team championships, 43 wins, and four drivers who graduated to the NTT INDYCAR® SERIES, including 2020 rookie of the year Rinus VeeKay. Juncos Racing has had some pretty great years in their first 11 seasons of Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires competition. It’s their […]

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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 Presented by Cooper Tires at Laguna Seca – VeeKay goes wire-to-wire again.

By Steve Wittich For the sixth time in the 2019 Indy Lights season, Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay) stood on the top step of the podium. Similar to Saturday’s race, VeeKay led from the green flag to the checkered flag in a demanding fashion. Today’s 32 point haul marked the fifth time this season that the […]

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Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires at Laguna Seca – VeeKay uses last minute flyer to grab his 7th pole of the season

By Steve Wittich Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay) might need a miracle to win his second straight Road To Indy, but the Juncos Racing rookie isn’t going down without a fight. The Dutchman turned the quickest lap of the weekend, timed at 75.671 seconds, to grab pole for the second straight day at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna […]

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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 Lights at Portland International Raceway – Preview – Askew can clinch, but there is more to play for

By Steve Wittich Oliver Askew heads to the penultimate Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires event with a chance to clinch the championship in the Pacific Northwest. With that trophy comes a three-race NTT IndyCar Series advancement scholarship. Five races ago, when the top rung of the Road To Indy headed North Of The Border […]

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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 In Toronto – Saturday – Indy Lights win gives Telitz all the feels – Askew and VeeKay share the podium for the 20th time

A win from pole on the shore of Lake Ontario gave super-sub Aaron Telitz all the ‘feels.’ “It feels good,” exclaimed the Belardi Auto Racing veteran to TSO Ladder after the race. “It feels really good! It feels nice! It feels right. I feel like I should have been on it (the top step of […]

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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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