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Indy Lights at Road America preview – An entertaining title battle heads north – BN Racing adds engineer with championship pedigree – Telitz returns

By Steve Wittich If you aren’t paying attention to the battle for the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires and the three-race NTT IndyCar Series deal that goes to the winner, you should be. Over the past five races, rivals Oliver Askew and Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay) have swapped the top spot three times, with […]

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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 – 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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Indy Lights at Circuit of The Americas – Friday Qualifying #1 – Askew blows away the field

By Steve Wittich Andretti Autosport and especially rookie Oliver Askew had the field covered in qualifying and will start in the first three spots of Saturday’s first race. Askew’s quickest lap of 115.545 seconds was over a half-second ahead of teammates. The 22-year-old, who will start on the pole for the 13th time in his […]

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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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Ryan Norman leads a tight final Indy Lights test before the season begins in five days.

By Steve Wittich Ryan Norman, one of three veterans in the 2019 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires Series field, ended the final warm-up of the pre-season with the quickest lap of the day. The 20-year-old turned in a lap of 75.1962 seconds on his 44th of 47 laps, which was 0.17 seconds ahead of […]

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ROBERT MEGENNIS JOINS ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT INDY LIGHTS LINE-UP

ROBERT MEGENNIS JOINS ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT INDY LIGHTS LINE-UP INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 31, 2019) – Andretti Autosport announced today that New York-native Robert Megennis will pilot the No. 27 entry for the championship-winning team’s 2019 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires campaign. “We are thrilled to have Robert as part of the team,” said Andretti Autosport president […]

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