Juncos Racing Tag

By Road to Indy ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Dutch teenager Rinus VeeKay scored a dramatic first Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires victory this morning for Juncos Racing. VeeKay, who won last year’s Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires, earning a scholarship to graduate to the top rung on the Road to Indy ladder system in 2019, made an aggressive pass on polesitter Oliver Askew on the first green-flag lap and never looked back. Yesterday’s winner, Zachary Claman, from Montreal, Que., Canada, strengthened his early championship points leadRead More
By Road to Indy ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Two weeks ago, Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires veteran Parker Thompson wasn’t even sure he would be on the grid this season. How quickly things can change. After concluding a late deal to join debutant team Abel Motorsports, Thompson, from Red Deer, Alb., Canada, came from behind to take the checkered flag comfortably clear of impressive rookie Rasmus Lindh (Juncos Racing). Lindh’s teammate, Sting Ray Robb, from Payette, Idaho, matched his career-best finish in third. Unlike the earlier Cooper TiresRead More
By Road to Indy ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Testing is complete and the 10th year of racing for the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires is set to kick off this week on the famed streets of St. Petersburg. The world-renowned, three-step open-wheel development ladder, which offers opportunities for talented young drivers to progress from the grassroots of the sport to the NTT IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis 500, will distribute more than $2.5 million in scholarships and prizes between now and late September, when the season finale willRead More
By Road to Indy 2019 HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Two days of Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires Spring Training for both the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship wrapped up this afternoon at the Homestead-Miami Speedway road course in South Florida. Teams and drivers were greeted by warm weather – a welcome respite for some after a particularly harsh winter in the Midwest and Northeast – as they completed preparations for next weekend’s season-opening Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Sting RayRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer Dalton Kellett has been announced as Juncos Racing’s second driver in their Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires program. After testing for Carlin recently at Circuit of the Americas, the Canadian will spend 2019 in Ricardo Juncos’s squad after having spent the previous few years at Andretti Autosport. “Competing in the 2019 Indy Lights season with Juncos Racing is a very exciting opportunity,” said Kellett in a team release. Ricardo (Juncos) and his team have proven themselves championship winners on many occasions and across different series.Read More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief AUSTIN, Texas — Juncos Racing have announced that NFP has furthered their partnership and will sponsor Kyle Kaiser in the No. 32 Chevrolet entry for the INDYCAR Classic at Circuit of the Americas next month. NFP, a nationally ranked insurance brokerage firm, first joined the team for the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 last May, where Kaiser qualified an impressive 17th. “I am excited to be back in an IndyCar for the 2019 season with Juncos Racing at COTA,” said Kaiser. “I’m thrilled to have NFP partnerRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer DAYTONA BEACH, FL– Ahead of the 57th Rolex 24 at Daytona, it’s time to make some random predictions about the twice around the clock classic. DPi/overall winner: No. 7 Acura Team Penske DPi. The combination of Helio Castroneves, Ricky Taylor and Alexander Rossi is very hard to beat and if the Mazdas falter, they will be right there to pick up the pieces. DPi dark horse candidate: No. 77 Mazda Team Joest DPi. The Mazdas have been very fast but their reliability has been in question.Read More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer Many changes have come about for the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and they will debut at this weekend’s Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. The Prototype class from the 2018 WeatherTech Championship is no more, having been split up after the 2018 Petit LeMans into two: Daytona Prototype International (DPi) and Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2). Let’s take a look at the differences between classes before we get into the competitors. LMP2 is strictly pro/am while DPi is the pro-rated class. The LMP2 class is forRead More

Posted On January 14, 2019By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, Road to Indy

2019 Road to Indy Grid Announcement Recap

By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer After a long offseason, the 2019 Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires is but two months away from starting off all three 2019 championships on the streets of St. Petersburg. Let’s take a look at how the current grids stack up across all three championships. Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires In Indy Lights, four teams have confirmed one driver each with many more to be signed. Andretti Autosport is planning on running three or four cars and so far have signed Ryan Norman asRead More
Indianapolis, Indiana (December 21, 2018) – Juncos Racing announced today that the reigning Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires champion Rinus VeeKay would return to the team for the 2019 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship. VeeKay is the first driver named to the championship-winning Indy Lights team line-up. VeeKay , from Hoofddorp, Netherlands, will continue his run with Juncos Racing after a very successful season capturing the 2018 Indy Pro 2000 (formerly Pro Mazda) Championship, recording 10 podiums, six poles, and seven wins. By claiming theRead More