Road to Indy

By Road to Indy The Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires will feature enhanced coverage on Road to Indy TV as it enters its 10th year as one of the most successful driver development programs in the world. Road to Indy TV debuted in 2014 providing behind-the-scenes access and exposure to drivers, teams and personnel on the ladder system in Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship. The collaboration between Andersen Promotions and Pro RacingRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer After a long offseason, the 2019 Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires is but two months away from starting off all three 2019 championships on the streets of St. Petersburg. Let’s take a look at how the current grids stack up across all three championships. Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires In Indy Lights, four teams have confirmed one driver each with many more to be signed. Andretti Autosport is planning on running three or four cars and so far have signed Ryan Norman asRead More
Indianapolis, Indiana (December 21, 2018) – Juncos Racing announced today that the reigning Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires champion Rinus VeeKay would return to the team for the 2019 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship. VeeKay is the first driver named to the championship-winning Indy Lights team line-up. VeeKay , from Hoofddorp, Netherlands, will continue his run with Juncos Racing after a very successful season capturing the 2018 Indy Pro 2000 (formerly Pro Mazda) Championship, recording 10 podiums, six poles, and seven wins. By claiming theRead More
By Road to Indy PALMETTO, Fla. – The middle step on the world-renowned Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires open-wheel driver development ladder is being rebranded as the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires in time for the 2019 season. Fitting in between the entry-level Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship and Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires – which provides the final stepping stone to the IndyCar Series – Indy Pro 2000 will continue to build on a strong foundation which was further strengthened this year following theRead More
By Road to Indy CHANDLER, Ariz. (December 9, 2018) — California-born, Australian-based New Zealander Hunter McElrea rose above a talented crowd this afternoon at the Bondurant Racing School to win the third annual Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout. McElrea, 19, who recently clinched the Australian Formula Ford Championship with 13 wins from the 21-race season, will move back to the United States next year to contest the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship, the first rung on the highly acclaimed Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires which inRead More
By Road to Indy PALMETTO, Fla. (December 5, 2018) – The stage is set. A total of 20 aspiring young drivers representing nine different nations and no fewer than six continents will congregate this weekend, December 8-9, at the Bondurant Racing School in Chandler, Ariz. One of them will leave with a $200,000 Mazda Scholarship to enter next season’s Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship. Launched in 2016, the Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout is an unprecedented program, bringing together junior level open-wheel and karting champions from around theRead More
By Road to Indy HOMESTEAD, Fla. – The second day of the final Mazda Road to Indy Open Test of the 2018 season was brought to a premature conclusion by a heavy rainstorm which completely drenched the 2.21-mile Homestead-Miami Speedway road course in south Florida this afternoon. All three levels of the acclaimed Mazda Road to Indy – Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda – were represented at the two-day test, although theRead More
By Road to Indy HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Hot and humid conditions blighted the first of two days that will comprise the final Mazda Road to Indy Open Test of the season held at Homestead-Miami Speedway, but even though lap times in all three open-wheel categories – Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda – were well shy of the existing track records, that didn’t stop David Malukas (BN Racing), Rasmus Lindh (Pabst Racing) andRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Ryan Norman will officially return to Andretti Autosport for the 2019 season in Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires. The 20-year-old Ohio native put together a solid sophomore campaign in Mazda Road to Indy’s top rung in 2018 en route to fourth in the overall championship standings. Norman’s shining moment was undoubtedly his first career Indy Lights victory, which came after a stellar wheel-to-wheel battle with teammate Colton Herta at Gateway Motorsports Park in August. Over the span of 17 races this year, he collected oneRead More