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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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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 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 – 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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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 – Kirkwood grabs his first Indy Pro 2000 at Road America – joined on the podium by teammate Ian Rodriguez

For the second straight Road To Indy race, it was a Soul Red car of a scholarship winner that drove to victory lane at Road America. Reigning USF2000 champion Kyle Kirkwood made a strong pass on a restart and led 13 of 15 laps to win his first Indy Pro 2000 race. It’s the 13th […]

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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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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – Lindh on pole with a track record setting lap

By Steve Wittich Juncos Racing rookie Rasmus Lindh, with a lap of 68.893 seconds, will start on pole for the first of two Indy Pro 2000 Grand Prix of Indianapolis Presented by Cooper Tires. The scorching lap lowered the Indy Pro 2000 track record that was set by Oliver Askew in 2018. This afternoon’s race […]

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Rasmus Lindh leads RP Motorsport duo of newcomer Ian Rodriguez and points leader Kyle Kirkwood in first official Indy Pro 2000 practice session

By Steve Wittich Juncos Racing rookie Rasmus Lindh was the quickest of the 14 Indy Pro 2000 drivers to take part in the first official practice on the 2.439-mile, 14-turn road course. A last-second lap at 80.489 seconds pushed the Swedish driver to the top of the timesheet. RP Motorsport, who won on the Indianapolis […]

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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – Indy Pro 2000 preview

By Steve Wittich The Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires series visit the 2.439-mile, 14-turn road course at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the sixth straight year for the middle-rung of ladder’s 12th and 13th races. The PM-18 made it’s “Month of May” debut last year and put on an outstanding show. The […]

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