Dean Stoneman Tag

By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer Jack Harvey couldn’t catch a break. After losing two tiebreakers in the 2014 Indy Lights points standings and losing the 2015 Indy Lights championship in the final two races, the 2012 British Formula 3 champion didn’t have a Verizon IndyCar Series drive for 2016 or 2017 until this year’s Indianapolis 500. However, that situation has changed for Harvey as he has picked up the seat in the No. 7 Honda for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports at Watkins Glen International and at Sonoma RacewayRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer Across all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires, there were moments that stood out from the start of the season to the end.  Here’s a look at the top five moments across the Mazda Road to Indy. 1. Indy Lights: The Freedom 100 Dean Stoneman earned both of Andretti Autosport’s wins this season and scored their final victory of the year at the Freedom 100, edging out Carlin’s Ed Jones by 0.0024 of a second.  JonesRead More
PALMETTO, Fla. – A thrilling climax to the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season is in store this weekend, September 9-11, during the Soul Red Finale at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif., as no fewer than six championship aspirants – representing five different teams – battle it out for a Mazda Scholarship valued at $1M to ensure participation in at least three 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series events, including the 101st Indianapolis 500. The top two protagonists, Santiago “Santi” Urrutia, from Uruguay, and Dubai, UAE-based Englishman Ed Jones,Read More
LEXINGTON, Ohio – One year ago, victory in the first of two Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires races at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course cemented Santiago “Santi” Urrutia’s position as championship leader. He went on to clinch the title, plus a Mazda scholarship to facilitate graduation into this year’s Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, the next step on the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires. Fast forward 12 months and Urrutia’s hopes of repeating the feat and following in the footsteps of current Verizon IndyCarRead More
TORONTO, Ont., Canada – For the second successive day, Felix Rosenqvist took the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires field by storm, romping to a clear victory in this morning’s Cooper Tires Indy Lights Grand Prix of Toronto. The Swede’s #4 Belardi Auto Racing Dallara-Mazda IL-15 was never seriously threatened as the 2015 FIA European Formula 3 champion and two-time Macau Grand Prix winner left everyone in his wake before cruising to a 7.2-second victory. The main interest instead centered on a thrilling battle for second place which eventually fellRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Tony Cotman, the race director of Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires, has place three drivers on probation following events at Road America this past weekend. Andretti Autosport’s Dean Stoneman, Carlin’s Ed Jones and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports w/Curb-Agajanian’s Santiago Urrutia, winner of race 2 at Road America, have been put on probation for the duration of the 2016 season due to what the series deemed as ‘misconduct leading up to and including’ the event at the 4.048-mile road course. If any of the drivers now placedRead More
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – The premier level of the Mazda Road to Indy provided plenty of excitement this morning as Uruguayan Santiago Urrutia, last year’s winner of the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires, made light of treacherous conditions at Elkhart Lake’s scenic Road America circuit to claim his second Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires race victory for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports with Curb-Agajanian. Brazilian teammate Andre Negrao secured his best finish to date in second, while yesterday’s winner Zach Veach completed a fine weekend by taking third forRead More
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Zach Veach has developed quite an affinity for the state of Wisconsin. Almost two years on from his most recent race win – at the historic Milwaukee Mile oval – the 21-year-old from Stockdale, Ohio, bounced back to prominence today at Elkhart Lake’s equally renowned Road America circuit by scoring an emphatic victory in the Mazda Indy Lights Grand Prix of Road America Presented by Cooper Tires. Veach qualified his Belardi Auto Racing Dallara-Mazda IL-15 squarely on the pole, then led from flag to flag inRead More
By Adam Tate, Associate Editor INDIANAPOLIS – Dean Stoneman isn’t a name readily familiar to most American racing fans, but he is on a mission to change that. The latest turn in his long and difficult journey to racing success first came with victory in Indy Lights race two at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course during the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indy weekend. It took an even more dramatic turn today when he won the Freedom 100 over Ed Jones by 0.0024 of a second for the closest finishRead More
SPEEDWAY, Ind. – Dean Stoneman, driving for Michael Andretti’s Andretti Autosport team, this afternoon thrilled a massive and enthusiastic Carb Day crowd at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway by edging fellow Englishman Ed Jones to the yard of bricks and the checkered flag to win a gripping Mazda Freedom 100 Presented by Cooper Tires. Stoneman’s victory was the closest in the history of the hallowed Brickyard – just 0.0024 of a second – besting the previous mark set in 2013 when Ireland’s Peter Dempsey shaded three others in a four-wide finishRead More