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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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Exclusive Autosport drivers Danial Frost and Manuel Cabrera lead USF2000 and Indy Pro 2000 testing at Lucas Oil Raceway

By Steve Wittich A trio of drivers representing Exclusive Autosport set the pace as the bottom two rungs of the Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires ladder get prepared for their first oval races of the year on the 0.686-mile Lucas Oil Raceway Oval. Danial Frost turned was the fastest in Indy Pro 2000 […]

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Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires testing notebook from Homestead-Miami Speedway

By Steve Wittich Does this test set the stage for the upcoming season? That would be an empathetic maybe in Indy Lights and Indy Pro 2000 and a more likely in USF2000. Last year Santi Urrutia led the Indy Lights portion of the test, and the two title combatants, Patricio O’Ward and Colton Herta were […]

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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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Darren Keane and Cape Motorsports turn quickest lap at USF2000 testing, DEForce Racing rookie Manuel Sulaiman leads two sessions.

For the third straight year, it was a driver from the Cape Motorsports stable that led final tune-up before the season-opening Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship race of the season. Darren Keane, from nearby Boca Raton, Fla. turned the quickest lap of the test in the third session at 84.5314 seconds. In 2017 it was eventual […]

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Veteran Sting Ray Robb and Juncos Racing lead the final tune-up before the Indy Pro 2000 season gets under way

A new tire run clocked at 79.751 seconds turned in by Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires veteran Sting Ray Robb was the quickest of the two-day season-opening test at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Robb’s scorching lap knocked Parker Thompson, who was testing with Abel Motorsports off the top of the timesheet. Thompson, who turned […]

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Kyle Kirkwood and Manuel Sulaiman lead first day of Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires testing at Homestead-Miami Speedway

  For the third straight year, the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship and Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires Series are officially starting their season on the Homestead-Miami Speedway road course.  The 2.1 mile, Homestead-Miami Speedway 14-turn road course has hosted a number of different road racing series including ACCUS Florida Winter Series, Formula […]

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Rebuilding Indy Lights – Part 2 of 3 – the role of INDYCAR

By Steve Wittich We’re back with Part 2 of our series on rebuilding the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires series. You can read Part 1 – Rebuilding Indy Lights – Part 1 of 3 – A more reliable power plant, decreased costs, more prize money, and new teams. In this installment, we’ll take a […]

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Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires – Freedom 100 test session #1 – Kellett leads – Belardi teammates collide

By Steve Wittich Veteran Andretti Autosport Indy Lights driver Dalton Kellett led both the tow and no-tow lap speeds during an Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires test session at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that was interrupted by moisture and a multi-car incident. The first of two 90-minute Indy Lights test sessions in preparation for […]

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Pro Mazda and USF2000 testing recap from Homestead-Miami Speedway – Day #2 recap and timesheet

By Steve Wittich For the second straight day, it was Juncos Racing sophomore Carlos Cunha who used an end of the day, last minute lap to jump to the top of the timesheet. The 18 year-old was able to better his Saturday afternoon lap by over two-tenths of a second, to “win” testing with the […]

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