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Posted On April 14, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Headline News, Indy Lights

Matt Brabham Returns to Indy Lights for Long Beach

Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires race winner Matt Brabham will head to Long Beach, CA with two-times series champions Andretti Autosport to contest in the hour-long race this Sunday. The Mazda Road to Indy veteran will pilot the No. 83 Stellrecht Company Andretti Autosport Mazda on the streets of Long Beach. “I am incredibly happy and grateful to be heading to Long Beach, a big thanks must go to Bob Stellrecht for believing in me and giving me this opportunity,” said Brabham. “I am confident we will be rightRead More
St. Petersburg, Fla. – United Arab Emirates-based Englishman Ed Jones continued this afternoon where he left off yesterday by dominating Race Two of the Mazda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Peninsula Pipeline. The rookie made an exemplary start from the pole for the Carlin team and led throughout the 45-lap race to maintain his unbeaten record in Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires.   Fellow Briton Jack Harvey chased gamely in second place for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports with Curb-Agajanian, while Floridian Spencer Pigot, who has moved up toRead More

Posted On March 28, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Indy Lights

Jones, Carlin Power to Indy Lights Win in Debut

St. Petersburg, Fla.  – The changing of the guard in Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires was readily apparent in the first of two races that will comprise this weekend’s Mazda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Peninsula Pipeline. The top level of the Mazda Road to Indy debuted a brand-new Dallara IL-15 chassis and 2.0-liter turbocharged Mazda MZR-R engine, so perhaps it was appropriate that a rookie team and driver should take the top honors. In this case it was Englishman Ed Jones and European powerhouse open-wheel teamRead More

Posted On March 18, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Indy Lights

Brabham Returns with Andretti Autosport for St. Pete

Matt Brabham will make a return to Indy Lights for the first event of the 2015 season at St. Petersburg, Florida (March 27-29) with Andretti Autosport. The arrangement sees the Brabham and Andretti names come together once again after a successful first Indy Lights season in 2014 and clinching the Pro Mazda Championship together in 2013. Matt was in Indianapolis today for a seat fitting and will test at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Monday prior to the Florida race. Brabham has had a great deal of success at St. Petersburg inRead More

Posted On February 19, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Indy Lights

Chilton Paces Indy Lights Testing at NOLA Motorsports Park

Mazda Road to Indy pre-season testing continued this week for participants in Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires with 10 hours of valuable on-track time over a two-day stretch at NOLA Motorsports Park near New Orleans, La. The Indy Lights teams kicked off the annual Cooper Tires Winterfest at the track which will see action in April with the Verizon IndyCar Series as well as the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda and the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. Teams were greeted with temperatures hovering near 40ºRead More
Jupiter, Fla. – If the drivers’ comments following the first test of the new Mazda MZR-R-powered Dallara IL-15 are anything to go by, this year’s Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season is likely to be a barn-burner. A total of eight drivers representing five teams took part in the two-day test at the 2.034-mile Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter, Fla., and all were ecstatic about the pace, consistency and reliability of the new car which will make its race debut on the streets of St. Petersburg on MarchRead More