Indy Lights

By Road to Indy ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Dutch teenager Rinus VeeKay scored a dramatic first Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires victory this morning for Juncos Racing. VeeKay, who won last year’s Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires, earning a scholarship to graduate to the top rung on the Road to Indy ladder system in 2019, made an aggressive pass on polesitter Oliver Askew on the first green-flag lap and never looked back. Yesterday’s winner, Zachary Claman, from Montreal, Que., Canada, strengthened his early championship points leadRead More
By Road to Indy ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Zachary Claman this afternoon displayed the wisdom of his decision to step back to Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires by scoring an accomplished victory for Belardi Auto Racing in the Indy Lights Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Cooper Tires. After campaigning a partial season in last year’s NTT IndyCar Series, Claman, 20, from Montreal, Que., Canada, qualified on pole position for today’s season-opener and proceeded to lead the 35-lap race from start to finish. Toby Sowery, from Cambridge, England,Read More
By Road to Indy ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Testing is complete and the 10th year of racing for the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires is set to kick off this week on the famed streets of St. Petersburg. The world-renowned, three-step open-wheel development ladder, which offers opportunities for talented young drivers to progress from the grassroots of the sport to the NTT IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis 500, will distribute more than $2.5 million in scholarships and prizes between now and late September, when the season finale willRead More
By Road to Indy HOMESTEAD, Fla. – The traditional Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires Spring Training concluded at a warm and muggy Homestead-Miami Speedway this afternoon. Ryan Norman topped the timing charts for Andretti Autosport after an exclusive five hours of running for competitors in this year’s Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires. Teammate Robert Megennis ended the day second fastest, followed by Frenchman Julien Falchero for Belardi Auto Racing. Lap times tumbled in the final 15 minutes of the day as many of the drivers ventured outRead More
By Road to Indy With the start of another season – the 10th for the highly acclaimed Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires – just over one week away, race teams and drivers will have one final opportunity to complete their preparations when the annual Spring Training Open Test begins on Saturday, March 2, at Homestead-Miami Speedway in South Florida. The “regular season” will kick off the following week some 275 miles to the northwest at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The Road to Indy open-wheel development ladderRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer Dalton Kellett has been announced as Juncos Racing’s second driver in their Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires program. After testing for Carlin recently at Circuit of the Americas, the Canadian will spend 2019 in Ricardo Juncos’s squad after having spent the previous few years at Andretti Autosport. “Competing in the 2019 Indy Lights season with Juncos Racing is a very exciting opportunity,” said Kellett in a team release. Ricardo (Juncos) and his team have proven themselves championship winners on many occasions and across different series.Read More
By Road to Indy AUSTIN, Texas – Having marked himself as a rising young star in American open-wheel racing over the past two years, Oliver Askew continued to make his presence felt as two days of Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires testing concluded this morning at Circuit of The Americas. Askew, 22, from Jupiter, Fla., today announced his program to join the defending champion Andretti Autosport team for 2019, then took advantage of cool, dry conditions – plus a fresh set of Cooper tires – to post the fastestRead More
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
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