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Indy Lights at Road America – Sunday – VeeKay dominates – Norman on Podium again – Askew maintains points lead

Juncos Racing rookie Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay) credited a dominant win on Sunday with on some of what he learned after a drive-thru penalty on Saturday. “It helped me quite a lot,” answered VeeKay when asked about Saturday’s comeback drive translating to Sunday. “Yesterday, I got a drive-thru penalty and I didn’t have anything to […]

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USF2000 at Road America – Sunday – Eves wins fifth of year – is joined on the podium by Keane for a Cape Motorsports one-two finish – McElrea rounds out podium

After “disappointing” finishes of fifth and fourth in his last two races, Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship points leader, Braden Eves got back to his winning ways on Sunday, standing on the top step of the podium for the fifth time in seven race this season. “After struggling last month on the oval and struggling again […]

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VeeKay wins after clash with Askew in Indy Lights Race #2 – Claman and Sowery nab second podiums

By Steve Wittich For the 11th time in his Road To Indy career, but first time in Indy Lights, Rinus van Kalmthout (Rinus VeeKay) stood on the top step of the podium. VeeKay is the eighth member of an exclusive club that includes drivers that have won on all three steps of the Road To […]

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MRTI Update #11 from Mid-Ohio – Saturday – Eight for the No. 8 – Kirkwood continues assault on USF2000 record books

By Steve Wittich After clinching the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda title yesterday, Kyle Kirkwood can set his sights on putting his name in the USF2000 record book. Today, Kirkwood moved to the top of the consecutive USF2000 win list by winning his eighth race in a row. Coming into the day, the […]

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MRTI Update #10 from Mid-Ohio – Saturday – Malukas sets track record on the way to his third Pro Mazda pole of the season

By Steve Wittich David Malukas will start on the pole for a Pro Mazda race for the third time this season. Flipping the script from yesterday’s qualifying, it will be Rinus VeeKay that starts outside the young American. Championship leader Parker Thompson will start on the outside of row two with Robert Megennis on his […]

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MRTI Update from Road America #15 – Franzoni scores emotional first Indy Lights win; joins all-MRTI series win club

By Tony DiZinno It has been an emotional whirlwind week-plus for Victor Franzoni and the entire Juncos Racing team heading into Road America. Today Franzoni paid tribute to his fallen friend and 2017 Pro Mazda teammate, Jeff Green, with an overdue first career victory in the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires series. This means […]

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Pro Mazda at Barber Motorsports Park – Sunday at 10:40am – Scott wins rainy race as Pro Mazda field puts on a show

By Tony DiZinno Harrison Scott and Andres Gutierrez put on a show in the second Pro Mazda Grand Prix of Alabama presented by Cooper Tires races at Barber Motorsports Park, with Scott and RP Motorsport Racing prevailing for their first Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires victories as Gutierrez fell victim to the treacherous […]

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MRTI in Toronto – Sunday – Indy Lights qualifying – Herta snags fifth pole of the year

  By Steve Wittich Colton Herta held the provisional pole for the final four minutes of qualifying, apparently making it look easy, but, it was anything but. Herta turned his quickest lap of 65.045 seconds just pipping Santiago Urrutia, who best lap was only two-hundredths behind the second generation American driver. Herta went quicker on […]

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MRTI from Road America – Saturday – Pro Mazda Race #2 – quick recap and results

With points leader Victor Franzoni starting at the tail end of the 15 car field after the team held the Brazilian on pit road too long ,the second Pro Mazda race of the KOHLER Grand Prix weekend at Road America was certainly going to be exciting. The final of three straight MRTI races began with […]

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MRTI at Road America – Saturday – USF2000 Race #2 – Quick notes and results

As the 19 entires came up the hill to start the final USF2000 race of the weekend, third place starter David Malukas was able to quickly grab the lead. He was able to hold that lead for until they crossed the line to start the second lap. At the completion of the first lap, the […]

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