By Steve Wittich Mistakes and their resulting crashes are an inevitable part of auto racing. Nigel Mansel once said, “I think life is full of challenges and problems. I don’t believe that anyone is perfect. We all make mistakes. It’s not a bed of roses, and you have to work real hard at it.” Thankfully, […]
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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports shutters Indy Lights program. Toughest thing Sam Schmidt has had to do in 15-years.
By Steve Wittich INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – For the first time in 15-years, the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tire series will begin the season without an entry owned by Sam Schmidt on the grid. Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, the Indianapolis, Indiana based powerhouse squad, has made the tough decision to close it’s championship winning Indy Lights […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Pre-Race Notes & Quotes: Indy Lights Soul Red Finale Race Fast Facts Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires drivers: Andre Negrao (No. 17), Santiago Urrutia (No. 55 Mazda) Event title: Indy Lights Soul Red Finale Location: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Track: A 2.238-mile, 11-turn road course 2016 event […]
For the fifth straight year, the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tire championship will be decided at the final event of the season and in the state of California. This year, there is a sextet of drivers that head to the “Soul Red Finale” at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with a chance to win the […]
Indianapolis, IN – February 18, 2016 – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) announced today that Santiago Urrutia will compete with the team, driving the No. 55 Mazda-sponsored car, in the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires Series for the 2016 season. Urrutia competed in various formulaes in Europe before winning the 2015 Pro Mazda championship and earning Rookie […]
By Steve Wittich The 2015 edition of the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tire championship saw a thrilling three-way duel between Spencer Pigot, Jack Harvey and Ed Jones come down to the final weekend of the year at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and the 2016 championship is shaping up to be even better. There […]