Pro Mazda Championship

By Road to Indy TORONTO, Ont., Canada – Talented Dutch teenager Rinus VeeKay produced another copybook performance this morning on the unforgiving streets around Exhibition Place in Toronto to sweep this weekend’s Cooper Tires Pro Mazda Grand Prix of Toronto Presented by Allied Building Products. VeeKay’s second win for Juncos Racing in as many days – and fourth of the season – enabled him to close to within seven points of Canadian Parker Thompson in the quest for the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and a scholarship valuedRead More
By Road to Indy TORONTO, Ont., Canada – Rinus VeeKay clearly has an affinity for street circuits. The young Dutchman produced a commanding performance for Juncos Racing in this morning’s crash-marred Cooper Tires Pro Mazda Grand Prix of Toronto Presented by Allied Building Products to ensure his first victory since the season-opening double-header on the streets of St. Petersburg. Brazilian teammate Carlos Cunha steered clear of the carnage to vault from 11th on the grid to second ahead of Raul Guzman, from Guadalajara, Mexico, who secured his first visit toRead More
By Road to Indy PALMETTO, Fla. – All three levels of the highly effective Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires open-wheel development ladder will venture north of the border this week for their annual visit to the streets surrounding Exhibition Place – just minutes away from downtown Toronto – in support of the Verizon IndyCar Series. The 1.786-mile, 11-turn temporary circuit always provides a stiff challenge for the drivers with its omnipresent concrete walls ready to punish any mistakes. Two races each will be held for Indy LightsRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer ELKHART LAKE, WI — Toby Sowery had one weekend of experience in the Mazda Road to Indy last year at Barber Motorsports Park and on his debut weekend in the Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires, the Brit posted two second place finishes in both races at Road America. With an off weekend from his day job racing International GT Open, Sowery took an opportunity to race with BN Racing following an opening in their Pro Mazda team. “I had the [USF2000] race in BarberRead More
By Aaron Bearden, Open Wheel Editor David Malukas entered the Road America weekend in search of his first Pro Mazda victory. He emerged with two of them. Malukas and BN Racing teammate Toby Sowery capped off a dominant weekend with their second-straight one-two result in Saturday’s Pro Mazda Race 2. Harrison Scott followed in third, giving the weekend’s two races the same podium on both days. “Obviously the team is going wild right now,” Malukas told Motorsports Tribune. “Yesterday the win was more for me. I felt like I hadRead More
By Road to Indy ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – David Malukas loves Road America. Returning to the track where he claimed his first Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires pole position one year ago, the young ex-karter from Chicago, Ill., sped to an impressive first-ever car race victory – both for himself and the BN Racing team – in this afternoon’s Pro Mazda Grand Prix of Road America Presented by Cooper Tires. New teammate Toby Sowery, from Cambridge, England, impressed by finishing second on his debut in the ProRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer The Mazda Road to Indy heads to Road America for the third year in a row as each of the three championships are coming off of their first oval race weekend of the season supporting the Verizon IndyCar Series. Let’s take a look at each championship heading into Road America after each series tested at the 4.048 mile natural terrain road course. Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires Seven cars will greet Road America for rounds eight and nine of the Indy Lights championship. Belardi AutoRead More
By Road to Indy PALMETTO, Fla. – Almost 50 drivers representing 15 different nationalities from around the globe will convene this week in rural Wisconsin, where all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires open-wheel development ladder will feature a pair of races in support of the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Kohler Grand Prix at the historic Road America facility in Elkhart Lake, Wis. The challenging and undulating 4.014-mile road course marks the halfway point in the season for Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, theRead More
By Road to Indy ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – A total of 48 drivers representing 14 nations this afternoon completed a two-day Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires open test at Road America in rural Wisconsin. All three levels of the acclaimed open-wheel development ladder, which offers scholarships for drivers to progress all the way from the grassroots of the sport to the Verizon IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis 500, saw action on the scenic and challenging 4.014-mile natural terrain road course. Perfect weather conditions proved conducive to fastRead More