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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 – Christian Rasmussen grabs first career pole

A rookie pole for a rookie team. Christian Rasmussen, a 20-year-old from Copenhagen, Denmark scored his first and Jay Howard Driver Development’s first USF2000 pole in a red flag shortened session. “It feels amazing,” said Rasmussen to TSO Ladder. “Being on the streets of Toronto feels amazing. I’m glad I could finally do it; it’s […]

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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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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 Lights at Road America – Saturday – VeeKay wins second straight pole – Norman starts on outside of front row for 3rd straight race

By Steve Wittich Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay), with a lap of 113.562 seconds, won his second straight Indy Lights pole at Road America. It’s the Juncos Racing rookie’s third straight Indy Lights road course pole and his 10th career Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires pole. The pole is the third in the last […]

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Indy Lights at Circuit of The Americas – Friday Qualifying #1 – Askew blows away the field

By Steve Wittich Andretti Autosport and especially rookie Oliver Askew had the field covered in qualifying and will start in the first three spots of Saturday’s first race. Askew’s quickest lap of 115.545 seconds was over a half-second ahead of teammates. The 22-year-old, who will start on the pole for the 13th time in his […]

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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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Zachary Claman wins his first Indy Lights pole – the top 8 were within a half-second.

If the first Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires qualifying session of 2019 is any indication, Road To Indy fans could be in for a fantastic season with close competition throughout the field. Zachary Claman led a group of eight drivers within a half-second of Claman’s lap of 65.808 seconds to capture his first career […]

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Cape Motorsports starts season with a pair of poles. Rookie Eves on the pole in race #1. Keane rebounds for the pole in race #2

  USF2000 Race #1 Qualifyng Braden Eves, who is making his second appearance in a Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship used a last-second lap to grab his first career Road To Indy pole. It’s the first pole for Cape Motorsports in their hometown race since 2013, and the sixth for the team on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn […]

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Parker Thompson grabbed his 10 career Road To Indy pole and the first for Abel Motorsports as a Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires team

For the tenth time in his Road To Indy career and fourth time in Indy Pro 2000, Parker Thompson will start a race from the inside of the front row. The 21-year-old, who is confirmed for only this weekends event, took Abel Motorsports to their first Indy Pro 2000 pole in their very first race. […]

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