Indy Lights Tag

Birmingham, Ala. – Spencer Pigot was flawless in today’s Legacy Indy Lights 100, Round Five of Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires. The 21-year-old from Orlando, Fla., started from the pole in just his fourth Indy Lights start, took the lead at the green flag and pulled away to a clear victory for Juncos Racing. Last year’s championship runner-up, Jack Harvey (Schmidt Peterson Motorsports with Curb-Agajanian), from Lincoln, England, couldn’t keep pace with the American and finished a full 6.7109 seconds in arrears after 30 laps around the challenging 2.3-mile,Read More
Conor Daly IndyCar 2015
Conor Daly will drive the No. 43 Honda-powered Dallara for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) in the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. “I am ecstatic to partner with Schmidt Peterson Motorsport for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500,” said Daly in an official team release. “I have had a great relationship with Sam Schmidt since driving for him in Indy Lights and I’ve always wanted a shot with his Verizon IndyCar Series team. It’s an honor to make my second attempt at running the Indy 500.” Team owner SamRead More
Indy Lights -2015 - Spencer Pigot
Birmingham, Ala. – After 40 minutes of almost constant shuffling of positions at the top of the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires pack, Spencer Pigot and Juncos Racing claimed the pole position for the first of two races that will comprise this weekend’s Legacy Indy Lights 100 at Barber Motorsports Park.   The honor came as some kind of redemption for Pigot, who won last year’s Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires, along with a MAZDASPEED scholarship to graduate into Indy Lights, and seemed to have the poleRead More
Ed Jones at Long Beach with Carlin
Long Beach, Calif. – Dubai-based Briton Ed Jones and his Carlin team kept their Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires winning streak alive with a fine performance in the Grand Prix of Long Beach Presented by Allied Building Products. Jones, however, was forced to work hard for his third win in a row by fellow rookie Spencer Pigot (Juncos Racing), who pulled off three impressive passes during an exciting 42-lap race on the unforgiving street circuit. Felix Serralles rounded out the podium for defending champion team Belardi Auto Racing.  Read More

Posted On April 14, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Headline News, Indy Lights

Matt Brabham Returns to Indy Lights for Long Beach

Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires race winner Matt Brabham will head to Long Beach, CA with two-times series champions Andretti Autosport to contest in the hour-long race this Sunday. The Mazda Road to Indy veteran will pilot the No. 83 Stellrecht Company Andretti Autosport Mazda on the streets of Long Beach. “I am incredibly happy and grateful to be heading to Long Beach, a big thanks must go to Bob Stellrecht for believing in me and giving me this opportunity,” said Brabham. “I am confident we will be rightRead More
Ed Jones Dominated the opening Indy Lights round in St. Pete.
St. Petersburg, Fla. – United Arab Emirates-based Englishman Ed Jones continued this afternoon where he left off yesterday by dominating Race Two of the Mazda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Peninsula Pipeline. The rookie made an exemplary start from the pole for the Carlin team and led throughout the 45-lap race to maintain his unbeaten record in Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires.   Fellow Briton Jack Harvey chased gamely in second place for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports with Curb-Agajanian, while Floridian Spencer Pigot, who has moved up toRead More
Ed Jones wins race one of the Indy Lights round in St. Pete.

Posted On March 28, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Indy Lights

Jones, Carlin Power to Indy Lights Win in Debut

St. Petersburg, Fla.  – The changing of the guard in Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires was readily apparent in the first of two races that will comprise this weekend’s Mazda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Peninsula Pipeline. The top level of the Mazda Road to Indy debuted a brand-new Dallara IL-15 chassis and 2.0-liter turbocharged Mazda MZR-R engine, so perhaps it was appropriate that a rookie team and driver should take the top honors. In this case it was Englishman Ed Jones and European powerhouse open-wheel teamRead More
Brad Keselowski celebrates with a traditional burnout after winning the Auto Club 400.

Posted On March 27, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn In the Gravel Trap

In the Gravel Trap Episode XX 03/26

Adam Tate and Joey Barnes of Tribute Racing are joined by Christopher DeHarde of motorsport.com, Josh Farmer of motorsport monday and Matt Weaver of popularspeed.com. The gang will talk Kevin Harvick’s record streak of finishes, the recent caution filled chaos in California and a look ahead to Martinsville where Chase Elliot will be making his first Spring Cup series start. They also look ahead to the IndyCar season and the Mazda Road to Indy ladder series kicking off at St. Pete. F1 in the Malaysian Grand Prix and MotoGP in Qatar. Click the link below to tune in for all this and more as we takeRead More
PALMETTO, Fla. – The future stars of the Verizon IndyCar Series will display their talents this weekend on the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla., as all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy development ladder will commence their 2015 seasons. The race weekend also will mark the debut of the exciting new Dallara IL-15, powered by a 450 HP, 2.0-liter turbocharged Mazda MZR-R engine, heralding the dawn of a new era for Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires.   The Mazda Road to Indy is unique in the worldRead More

Posted On January 22, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn In the Gravel Trap

In the Gravel Trap: The 2015 Green Flag Show 01/22

Adam Tate (Tribute Racing), Christopher DeHarde (Motorsport.com), Josh Farmer (Motorsport Monday), and Joey Barnes (Tribute Racing) headline In the Gravel Trap and gear up for what is sure to be a great 2015 in racing. On tonight’s agenda is the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway, Max Chilton messing about with an Indy Lights car, and the official announcement that 2015 will be Jeff Gordon’s final full-time season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Hit the jump to hear it all, enjoy. In the Gravel Trap: The 2015 Green FlagRead More