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Indy Lights at COTA – Askew begins race weekend in same place he ended the test – at the top of the timesheet

By Steve Wittich Oliver Askew began the race weekend at Circuit of The Americas in the same position he ended the February test at the 3.41-mile, 20-turn road course. On top of the timesheet. The Andretti Autosport rookie turned a lap at 116.384 seconds, and the top six drivers were within one second of the […]

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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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Zachary Claman gives Belardi Auto Racing “St. Pete” wins in four straight years – Toby Sowery and Oliver Askew podium in Indy Lights debut

By Steve Wittich Zachary Claman’s second career trip to Indy Lights victory lane extended a Belardi Auto Racing’s St. Petersburg, Fla. win streak to four years. The 20-year-old joins Felix Rosenqvist, Aaron Telitz, and Santi Urrutia as winners on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn street circuit. The Montreal, Quebec native led every lap, but that doesn’t mean […]

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A quintet of drivers turned their first laps in an Indy Lights car on Saturday – we talked to them about their experiences

By Steve Wittich A quintet of familiar Mazda Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires pilots got their very first taste of an Indy Lights race car on Saturday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Oliver Askew, Lucas Kohl, David Malukas, Robert Megennis, and Parker Thompson all turned their first laps in the 450 HP turbocharged […]

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Team Pelfrey Indy Lights Re-Locating to Indianapolis

Quick side note from TSO Ladder: I (Steve) had the chance to catch up with Dale Pelfrey in Portland last weekend, and it quickly became clear that the aerospace entrepreneur is committed to being part of the top rung of the American Open Wheel ladder. Pelfrey was also proud of Patricio O’Ward’s Indy Lights victory. […]

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Hamilton Jr. Returns to Indy Lights with Team Pelfrey for Freedom 100

Indianapolis, Ind. (April 30, 2018) – Team Pelfrey announced today Davey Hamilton Jr. will compete with Team Pelfrey Indy Lights at the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Freedom 100, on May 25. The 21-year-old Idaho-resident returns to Indy Lights after he made his debut in 2016 for the final two races at Laguna Seca. […]

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Pro Mazda at Barber Motorsports Park – 2018 – Friday – Practice #1 – Thompson leads the way

By Steve Wittich Exclusive Autosport rookie Parker Thompson led the way in first official Pro Mazda Presented By Cooper Tire session with the new PM-18 with a lap of 76.758 seconds. The Canadian enjoys Barber Motorsports Park, collecting one win, three podiums and never finishing outside of the top five in six races on the […]

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An extensive preview of the 2018 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires season

By Steve Wittich The Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires series will take to the streets (and runways) of downtown St. Petersburg, Fla. for the 19th and 20th time. It will also be the 10th straight year that the series starts the season on the shores of Tampa Bay. Previous race winning drivers and teams […]

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Road to Indy Veteran Blackstock Ready for New Challenge with Team Pelfrey.

Indianapolis, Ind. (March 6, 2018) – Team Pelfrey announced today Shelby Blackstock will compete in the signature yellow No. 3 Team Pelfrey Indy Lights Mazda to begin the 2018 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season. The 28-year- old Nashville, Tenn. resident will enter his seventh season on the Road to Indy alongside his new […]

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Neil Alberico Set to Drive for Team Pelfrey in St. Pete

Neil Alberico Set to Drive for Team Pelfrey in St. Pete Neil Alberico Set to Drive for Team Pelfrey in St. Pete Indianapolis, Ind. (March 5, 2018) – Team Pelfrey announced today that 25-year-old Indy Lights driver Neil Alberico will drive the No. 2 Team Pelfrey Indy Lights Mazda for the Grand Prix of St. […]

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