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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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Indy Pro 2000 at Road America – Four drivers within 27 points of championship lead

By Steve Wittich The middle rung of the Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires will be made their first appearance at Road America when Guy Cosmo won in 2002. The Cooper Tires Grand Prix of Road America Powered by Elite Engines doubleheader will be the 15th, and 16th Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by […]

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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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A storybook beginning to the Indy Pro 2000 season for Parker Thompson and Abel Motorsports

If you could write a storybook beginning for a one-off driver, with a brand new Indy Pro 2000 team, it would parallel the Friday that Abel Motorsports and Parker Thompson had. The rookie team that had made a quintet of Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires starts in USF2000 in 2018, and veteran driver […]

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Indy Pro 2000 race #2 – Thompson & Abel Motorsports cap dream start – Kirkwood recovers – Frost stands on podium for the first time

Parker Thompson, on a one event deal with Abel Motorsports to start the 2019 season, did everything he could to show potential partners that he can win the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires title and the valuable scholarship that comes with it. The 21-year-old earned 64 of the 66 possible points winning […]

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Parker Thompson sets Indy Pro 2000 track record on the way to his second pole of the weekend

By Steve Wittich For the eleventh time in his Road To Indy career, the fifth time in Indy Pro 2000 and third time on the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla., Parker Thompson will start from the inside of the front row. The Red Deer, Alberta based driver broke the track record with a lap at […]

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A pair of veterans, Darren Keane (USF2000) and Parker Thompson (Indy Pro 2000) lead Road To Indy practice in St. Petersburg, Fla.

The Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship was the first INDYCAR sanctioned series to officially kick off their season in preparation for the Cooper Tires Grand Prix of St. Petersburg presented by Andersen RacePark. The sky was a brilliant blue with no clouds and the temperature just cracking 70F. It was not a surprise two quickest laps […]

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Previewing the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires season and first event of 2019 in St. Petersburg, Fla.

By Steve Wittich The Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires (formerly the Star / Pro Mazda Series) will be starting their season on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn street circuit for the sixth straight year. Eight of the 21 seasons have started in St. Petersburg, Fla. Combine that with the ten times the series began […]

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