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Drivers begin prep for the Freedom 100 presented by Cooper Tires – Megennis leads time sheet – Askew tops no-tow times

A pair of Andretti Autosport rookies led today’s test session for the Freedom 100 presented by Cooper Tires. Robert Megennis led the overall timesheet with a lap at 197.714 mph and Oliver Askew topped the no-tow speeds at 195.227 mph. Points leader Rinus van Kalmthout (Rinus VeeKay) is right there though, Ending the day with […]

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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – VeeKay takes comfortable win and points lead back after 35 lap Indy Lights feature race

A dominating performance by Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay) on the way to his second Indy Lights win of the season pushed the 18-year-old back to the championship lead in the chase for a three-race NTT IndyCar Series deal. “It feels amazing to get my first win at Indianapolis and I hope it’s the first of […]

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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course – Megennis score his maiden Indy Lights victory – Askew keeps points lead

By Steve Wttich An inaugural Indy Lights win for Robert Megennis continues with the momentum that started building at the last event at the Circuit of The Americas. The New Yorker led his first laps in Austin, Texas, but was not able to hold off Oliver Askew, his fellow rookie Andretti Autosport teammate. That changed […]

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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – Megennis pips VeeKay to snag Indy Lights pole

By Steve Wittich It was the final laps of the session by a trio of Indy Lights rookies that was that decided the pole sitter for this afternoon’s race. The winner in that battle was Andretti Autosport’ Robert Megennis, whose lap of 65.192 seconds helped him grab his first Indy Lights and second career Road […]

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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – Indy Lights preview

By Steve Wittich The top rung of the Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires ladder returns to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course for their ninth year and 15th and 16th races. NTT IndyCar Series driver Marco Andretti won the first race, in support of the Formula One US Grand Prix in 2005 while […]

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Indy Lights at Circuit of The Americas – Askew scores max points with win – teenagers Megennis & Malukas impress

By Steve Wittich Oliver Askew’s first Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires weekend ended in the wall. The 22-year-old used that emotion to come back strong with an almost perfect weekend at Circuit of The Americas. With such intense competition since the introduction of the AER/Dallara IL-15 five years ago, maximum point weekends have become […]

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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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