Exhibition Place Tag

By Road to Indy TORONTO, Ont., Canada – Santiago “Santi” Urrutia came into this season as a hot favorite to win the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires championship crown – and a scholarship valued at $1 million to advance to the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2019. After all, he had finished a close second in the each of the last two years and was continuing with the same Belardi Auto Racing team with which he had won two of the final four races in 2017. But prior to thisRead More
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 – There were three main storylines to this morning’s ninth round of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda – a multi-car accident at Turn Three on the opening lap which delayed many of the front-runners, a tremendous effort by Brazilian Igor Fraga, and ultimately yet another well-earned victory for runaway championship leader Kyle Kirkwood and his Cape Motorsports team. Fraga snared a career-best second for the Canadian-owned Exclusive Autosport team, while Swedish rookie Rasmus Lindh (Pabst Racing) rose from 11th atRead More
By Road to Indy TORONTO, Ont., Canada – Patricio O’Ward, from Monterrey, Mexico, reclaimed the lead in the closely fought Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires title-chase following a hard-earned fourth win of the season for Andretti Autosport in this afternoon’s Cooper Tires Indy Lights Grand Prix of Toronto Presented by Allied Building Products. Santiago “Santi” Urrutia, from Miguelete, Uruguay, took advantage of various dramas during the 35-lap race to finish second for Belardi Auto Racing, while Ryan Norman, from Aurora, Ohio, equaled his career-best result by completing the podiumRead 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
TORONTO (Sunday, July 17, 2016) – Will Power feels he’s been on the wrong side of enough caution periods in the Verizon IndyCar Series that he’ll gladly accept the timely one that helped him win the Honda Indy Toronto. The 2014 series champion claimed his third win of the season and third on the streets of Exhibition Place by 1.5275 seconds over teammate Helio Castroneves, driving directly into the 2016 championship conversation in the process. Power now sits second in the standings despite missing the season opener, 47 points behindRead More
TORONTO, Ont., Canada – The pressure is building in this year’s Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. For the second day in a row and the fourth successive race, Aaron Telitz turned in a perfect display to claim victory and tie Team Pelfrey teammate Patricio O’Ward, who finished second, for the championship lead. At stake is a Mazda scholarship to assist in graduation to Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, the top tier of the Mazda Road to Indy open-wheel development ladder, in 2017. O’Ward drove well to makeRead 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
TORONTO, Ont., Canada – The status quo was restored during this morning’s Allied Building Products USF2000 Grand Prix of Toronto as Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing returned to prominence. This time it was Canadian rising star Parker Thompson who had the edge, scoring a narrow victory over Australian teammate Anthony Martin. Yesterday’s winner, Victor Franzoni, from Sao Paulo, Brazil, maintained his recent strong run of success for ArmsUp Motorsports by claiming his six podium finish from the last seven races. Martin started from the pole for the second successiveRead More
TORONTO, Ont., Canada – Game on. Three races ago the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires seemed to be all over bar the shouting as teenaged Mexican Patricio “Pato” O’Ward had reeled off a string of five consecutive victories to establish a commanding 55-point advantage over Team Pelfrey teammate Aaron Telitz. Not so fast. The quest for a substantial Mazda scholarship to graduate into Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, the top tier of the Mazda Road to Indy, in 2017 was turned on its head this afternoon whenRead More