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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 testing at Mid-Ohio – Frost tops Indy Pro 2000 – Crawford tops USF2000 – championship contenders are all close

By Steve Wittich A pair of drivers, Danial Frost, and Jak Crawford put behind forgettable weekends in Wisconsin behind them to top the timesheets during a two-day USF2000 and Indy Pro 2000 test at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Both series will be back at the 2.258-Mile, 13-Turn Road Course in a month for each […]

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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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Road To Indy bolsters role as top North American ladder series, announcing a long-term partnership with the Lucas Oil School Of Racing

By Steve Wittich For the second time in four days, Andersen Promotions and the Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires (RTI) have announced a partnership aimed at bolstering the top level open wheel development ladder in North America. The Lucas Oil School of Racing has entered a long-term partnership with Andersen Promotions to become […]

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Indy Pro 2000 at Road America – Four drivers within 27 points of championship lead

By Steve Wittich The middle rung of the Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires will be made their first appearance at Road America when Guy Cosmo won in 2002. The Cooper Tires Grand Prix of Road America Powered by Elite Engines doubleheader will be the 15th, and 16th Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by […]

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USF2000 at Road America preview – Eves rivals desperately seeking wins

With only five of fifteen rounds of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship completed, it is likely a little too early to focus on the chase for the advancement scholarship that will be handed out in three months. But, at the same time, it is also hard not to be impressed by the substantial 44 point […]

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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 – Eves breaks track record on the way to second pole in 2 ½ hours

By Steve Wittich Braden Eves was once again the quickest driver in a USF2000 qualifying session. After just missing out on the track record in the first qualifying session the Cape Motorsports rookie Once again, Eve’s veteran teammate Keane will start alongside him, with Hunter McElrea starting third again. Tomorrow’s race #2 will be the […]

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Road To Indy on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – Lindh on pole with a track record setting lap

By Steve Wittich Juncos Racing rookie Rasmus Lindh, with a lap of 68.893 seconds, will start on pole for the first of two Indy Pro 2000 Grand Prix of Indianapolis Presented by Cooper Tires. The scorching lap lowered the Indy Pro 2000 track record that was set by Oliver Askew in 2018. This afternoon’s race […]

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