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Previewing Indy Lights at Circuit of The Americas – 2019 – the series returns to the Lone Star State for the first time since 2013

By Steve Wittich For the first time since 2013, the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires series will race in the Lone Star State. Sage Karam won on the Streets of Houston in 2013. The pair of races will be the seventh and eighth the state has hosted since Casey Mears won the first state […]

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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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Previewing the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires season and opening event in St. Petersburg, Fla.

The 2019 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires season opener on the Streets Of St. Petersburg will mark the 11th straight year that top level of American Open Wheel racing gets underway in the “Sunshine City.” When the green flag flies for the first race of the weekend, the 1.8-mile, 14-turn street circuit will surpass […]

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Rinus van Kalmthout (Rinus VeeKay) begins 2019 with a hard fought F3 Asian Winter Series Championship

By Steve Wittich Rinus van Kalmthout (Rinus VeeKay) began his 2019 racing season the way last season ended. By winning a championship. VeeKay held a solid lead heading into the final event of the F3 Asian Winter Series Championship at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia, but like if often does in racing, his title […]

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Indy Lights at Circuit of The Americas – final practice – Oliver Askew nips teammate Julien Falchero by just that much…

Oliver Askew had a “solid” two hours and fifteen minutes to start his Wednesday. At 7:30 am the 22-year-old was announced as an Andretti Autosport driver and when the first official test of the 2019 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires season ended at 9:45 am, his No. 28 Andretti Autosport machine topped the timesheet […]

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Rinus VeeKay Advances to Indy Lights with Juncos Racing

Indianapolis, Indiana (December 21, 2018) – Juncos Racing announced today that the reigning Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires champion Rinus VeeKay would return to the team for the 2019 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship. VeeKay is the first driver named to the championship-winning Indy Lights team line-up. VeeKay , from […]

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MRTI at Portland International Raceway – Sunday – Malukas grabs third win of the year in final Pro Mazda race of 2018

When the Pro Mazda Presented By Cooper Tire series came to the Pacific Northwest for the final two races of the 2018 season, Rinus VeeKay and Parker Thompson were ensconced in the first two spots of the championship, but a third-place check for $20,000 and the Indy Lights test that goes with it was still […]

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MRTI at Portland International Raceway – Saturday – Oliver Askew takes Soul Red No. 3 to victory lane in the “Rose City”

Oliver Askew, who won seven times during his 2017 USF2000 Championship season, won his first Pro Mazda Presented By Cooper Tire race, lifting a significant weight off his back after 16 winless races. “It’s a really good feeling,” said a relieved Askew to TSO Ladder. “I can’t quite describe it. It was one of the […]

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MRTI Finale at Portland International Raceway – VeeKay is presumptive Pro Mazda champ – battle for third between Askew, Malukas and Megennis is a good one

Pro (Star) Mazda has contested nine previous races at Portland International Raceway with a pair of factory IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTLM drivers winning the first and last races on the 12-turn natural terrain course. Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT pilot Joey Hand won in 1999, with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing BMW M8 driver John […]

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Pro Mazda at Gateway Motorsports Park – turning left for the second time – VeeKay looking to clinch

Much like USF2000, which saw Kyle Kirkwood clinch the title at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course a month ago, and Indy Lights, where Patricio O’Ward can secure the Pro Mazda Presented By Cooper Tire title at Gateway Motorsports Park this weekend. The chase for the $790,300 Mazda Motorsports Advancement Scholarship can be clinched at Gateway. […]

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