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Zachary Claman gives Belardi Auto Racing “St. Pete” wins in four straight years – Toby Sowery and Oliver Askew podium in Indy Lights debut

By Steve Wittich Zachary Claman’s second career trip to Indy Lights victory lane extended a Belardi Auto Racing’s St. Petersburg, Fla. win streak to four years. The 20-year-old joins Felix Rosenqvist, Aaron Telitz, and Santi Urrutia as winners on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn street circuit. The Montreal, Quebec native led every lap, but that doesn’t mean […]

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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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MRTI Update #11 from Road America – Herta wins fourth Indy Lights race in a row – extends points lead

By Steve Wittich For the fourth straight Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires race, Colton Herta visited victory lane. After seven poles last year, it’s a little surprising that none of those wins have come from an inside front row start. Herta acknowledges that when he got out of the car, tell the ADVANCE Auto […]

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Pro Mazda at Barber Motorsports Park – Saturday at 1:40pm – Thompson dominates first Pro Mazda race, closes title gap

By Tony DiZinno Saturday marked a perfect day at the office for Red Deer, Alberta’s Parker Thompson and Michael Duncalfe’s Saskatoon, Saskatchewan-based Exclusive Autosport team, in the first of two Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires races at Barber Motorsports Park. From pole, Thompson took his first career Pro Mazda win – and eighth […]

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Saturday – MRTI Update #10 – Indy Lights Race #1 – O’Ward Dominates after pole sitter Telitz misses race

Patricio O’Ward started on the pole for the 35 lap Mazda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Cooper Tires due to the misfortune of Aaron Telitz, but a 6.6-second victory was 100% due to the Mexican’s skill. The win is the first in Indy Lights for O’Ward, and his eighth overall Mazda Road To […]

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MRTI in Toronto – Saturday – Indy Lights Race #1

By Steve Wittich Ever since Kyle Kaiser won the second Indy Lights race on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course in May, the Juncos Racing veteran has repeated numerous times that his singular goal is to outscore the other drivers fighting for the $1 million Mazda Motorsports Advancement Scholarship on an event-by-event basis.  For the most part, the […]

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USF2000 at Road America – Friday – Rinus VeeKay and Pabst Racing on a roll – score win and pole in a four hour span

Race #1 report After five straight wins by Oliver Askew, it was Pabst Racing rookie Rinus VeeKay who led 11 laps on the way to his first Cooper Tires USF2000 Powered by Mazda victory. Askew, the pilot of the Mazda sponsored Soul Red machine, and the current championship leader ran into trouble for the first […]

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Barber – USF2000 Race #1 recap and results – Askew wins, three rookies on the podium

USF2000 race #1 notes and results The box score for the first of two Mazda USF2000 Grand Prix of Alabama Presented by Cooper Tires races will show that Mazda scholarship driver Oliver Askew led all 19 laps between the green and checkered flags on the way to his second straight USF200 win. What it won’t […]

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Barber Motorsports Park – Indy Lights Race #1 – Recap and Results

After winning the first three Indy Lights races in 2015, Carlin sophomore Ed Jones was in the midst of a 16-race drought heading to Barber Motorsports Park. A difficult first practice session did not provide the 20 year-old much confidence, but a set of fresh Cooper Tires and revisiting a previous set-up shot the Jebel […]

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Barber Motorsports Park – USF2000 Race #1 recap and results.

After a 2015 rookie season in cars and USF2000 that saw Canadian Parker Thompson flirt with the podium on seven different occasions with fourth and fifth place finishes, the 18 year-old’s first step on the podium included a trip to the top step. “Oh man, I can’t tell you how good it felt to get […]

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