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David Malukas wins second Indy Lights race of the year; grabs points lead

David Malukas, with a green-to-checkered flag victory in the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg presented by Andersen Interior Contracting, becomes the first Indy Lights driver in 2021 to win a second race. It also means the 19-year-old spends at least the next three weeks as the championship leader. The Chicago, Ill. driver held off a […]

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Rasmussen and Jay Howard Driver Development win first Indy Pro 2000 race

By Steve Wittich It took two races, but after giving away his first Indy Pro 2000 win at Barber Motorsports Park last weekend, Christian Rasmussen made it to the podium’s top step in Sunday’s Indy Pro 2000 Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg presented by Cooper Tires Race #2. The Jay Howard Driver Development built a […]

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Christian Brooks, Exclusive Autosport Double Up on Saturday in USF2000 at St. Pete

By Tony DiZinno / Steve Wittich Late passes in the last race of the day were the story in Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship at the streets of St. Petersburg. But as in Race 1 earlier Saturday, the same driver and team emerged on top: Christian Brooks and Exclusive Autosport in the No. 44 Tatuus USF-17. […]

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Kyle Kirkwood adds Indy Lights to his Road to Indy win list in St. Pete

By Tony DiZinno / Steve Wittich Kyle Kirkwood rebounded from a tough debut weekend in Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires at Barber with a dominant performance in St. Petersburg race one that more resembled his Road to Indy career to this point. From pole, the driver of the No. 28 Andretti Autosport Dallara IL-15 […]

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Eves Delivers Exclusive’s Second Win Saturday in St. Pete Indy Pro 2000 Race 1

By Tony DiZinno / Steve Wittich Braden Eves displayed excellent racecraft and defense from the lead to win from pole, leading flag-to-flag for his second Indy Pro 2000 victory in the first three races of the season. He’s also ensured Exclusive Autosport has a pair of wins this weekend in St. Petersburg, with Eves following […]

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Brooks Leads Exclusive Autosport 1-2 in Chaotic USF2000 St. Pete Race 1

By Tony DiZinno Exclusive Autosport’s pair of Christian Brooks and Matt Round-Garrido started on the front row and finished 1-2 in the opening USF2000 race of the weekend at St. Petersburg. The teammates enjoyed a trouble-free race in their No. 44 and 92 Tatuus USF-17 cars, while a high number of the 26 cars that […]

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Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires Friday Schedule and other notes

By Steve Wittich Good morning from St. Petersburg, where the first official on-track activity for the 2020 Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires season will get underway. Here is Friday’s schedule: TIME EVENT 7:42am Sunrise 8am – 8:30am USF2000 Practice #1 8:45am – 9:15am Indy Pro 2000 Practice #1 9am – 10am Porsche GT3 […]

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An extensive preview of the 2020 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship season and

By Steve Wittich There have been two constants since Dan Andersen started the reimagined Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship in 2010. The first of those is the presence and support of Cooper Tires, and the second is a race on the Streets Of St. Petersburg. TSO note: A quick thank you to Cooper Tires, for coming […]

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Eves scores second straight for Cape Motorsports to start the USF2000 season – Keane and Rasmussen lead most of race but end with second last corner contact

By Steve Wittich The second Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship race of the weekend bore plenty of similarities to Friday’s first race. Same winner? Check, Braden Eves won for the second straight day. A daring but measured drive from the back of the field? Check, on Friday it was Darren Keane and today it was Manuel […]

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A storybook beginning to the Indy Pro 2000 season for Parker Thompson and Abel Motorsports

If you could write a storybook beginning for a one-off driver, with a brand new Indy Pro 2000 team, it would parallel the Friday that Abel Motorsports and Parker Thompson had. The rookie team that had made a quintet of Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires starts in USF2000 in 2018, and veteran driver […]

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