Felix Serralles Tag

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
NEWTON, Iowa – Iowa Speedway, billed as the fastest short track on the planet, provided an exciting stage for the final oval race of the calendar for Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires this afternoon. The 100-lap all-green Indy Lights Iowa Challenge Presented by Cooper Tires came down to a battle at the end with Felix Serralles of Carlin scoring the win in the closing minute on the .686-mile oval. This is the second win and fourth podium of the season for Serralles, 24, of Ponce, Puerto Rico, who wonRead More
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – After a disappointing weekend to begin his Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season in St. Petersburg, Ed Jones and the Carlin team have been on a tear. The Dubai-based Englishman this afternoon won a thrilling Mazda Grand Prix of Indianapolis Presented by Cooper Tires contest at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Grand Prix road course, marking a fourth successive top-two finish for one of the preseason title favorites on the highest rung of the Mazda Road to Indy. Jones’ second victory of the year ensures he nowRead More
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The streak of different Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires winners continues as Uruguayan rising star Santiago “Santi” Urrutia claimed victory in today’s Indy Lights Legacy 100 at Barber Motorsports Park for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports with Curb-Agajanian. Urrutia, 19, laid down a marker yesterday by posting the fastest lap of the race in the #55 Soul Red Dallara-Mazda. Today, in front of a large crowd basking in perfect weather conditions at the picturesque 2.3-mile road course, last year’s winner of the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by CooperRead More
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Ed Jones became the fourth different winner in four Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires races to date this season when he led from flag-to-flag this afternoon in the first of two races that will comprise this weekend’s Legacy Indy Lights 100 at Barber Motorsports Park. The Dubai-based Englishman never was able to relax as his Carlin Dallara-Mazda was pushed virtually every inch of the way by Puerto Rican teammate Felix Serralles, who started 11th but finished only 1.5581 seconds behind after 35 laps around the scenicRead More
AVONDALE, Ariz. – Kyle Kaiser didn’t turn the fastest lap during this afternoon’s qualifying session on the 1.022-mile Phoenix International Raceway oval – that honor fell to Brazilian Andre Negrao – but a blend of impressive pace and admirable consistency over his two-lap run was enough for the Californian teenager to claim the pole position for tomorrow’s Indy Lights Grand Prix of Phoenix. The pole was Kaiser’s second in three races for Juncos Racing, coming on the heels of his first career Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires pole onRead More
PALMETTO, Fla. – Judging by the opening two races on the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 12-13, this year’s Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season seems set to be a thriller. Five drivers representing four different teams claimed podium finishes and the top three point contenders are separated by just two points as the 16-car field heads next to the famed Phoenix International Raceway oval in Avondale, Ariz., for Round Three on Saturday afternoon, April 2. The 90-lap Indy Lights Grand Prix of Phoenix will serve asRead More
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – For the second day running, a driver named Felix won on the streets of St. Petersburg. This morning’s Indy Lights Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Lucas School of Racing was all about Swedish rookie Felix Rosenqvist, who led from flag-to-flag to claim a dominant victory for Belardi Auto Racing. Yesterday’s polesitter Kyle Kaiser finished second for Juncos Racing, while Rosenqvist’s teammate, Zach Veach, completed the podium ahead of Saturday race winner Felix Serralles (Carlin). The result was particularly rewarding for the Belardi Auto RacingRead More
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season-opening Indy Lights Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Lucas School of Racing turned out to be a race of two halves. Returning series veteran Zach Veach looked to have the spoils within his grasp until hindered by a mechanical problem, whereupon Felix Serralles, from Ponce, Puerto Rico, took full advantage and sped on to a clear victory. Serralles’ form and good fortune ensured that the British Carlin team remains undefeated on the streets of St. Petersburg followingRead More