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Indianapolis, Ind. (March 5, 2018) – Team Pelfrey announced today that 25-year-old Indy Lights driver Neil Alberico will drive the No. 2 Team Pelfrey Indy Lights Mazda for the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Weekend. “I would like to thank Rising Star Racing (RSR) and Team Pelfrey for granting me this opportunity. I have been working hard over the course of the offseason, both in the United States and in the Philippines to generate support and awareness for my career and the sport of open-wheel racing,” Alberico said. “The GrandRead More
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Aaron Telitz tried his utmost to turn the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season opener into a procession, but fortunately his fellow protagonists failed to follow his script during an otherwise action-packed Mazda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Cooper Tires. As Telitz, 25, from Birchwood, Wis., romped to an impressive debut victory from the pole for Belardi Auto Racing, the remainder of the 15-car field staged a thrilling contest which ended with fellow Americans Colton Herta (Andretti-Steinbrenner Racing) and Neil Alberico (Carlin) completingRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter The Verizon IndyCar Series’ silly season is nearly complete as Ed Carpenter Racing announced that driver Spencer Pigot will return to the team for the 2017 season. The 23-year-old from Orlando, Florida will drive the No. 20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Chevrolet on the road and street courses while team owner/driver Ed Carpenter will drive on the ovals. “I’m very excited to be staying with Ed Carpenter Racing for the 2017 season,” Pigot said. “It’s a great feeling to know that I have a secure ride forRead More
Monterey, Calif. – An assured victory by Spencer Pigot in today’s Indy Lights Grand Prix Presented by Cooper Tires at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca ensured that the outcome of this year’s Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires title-chase will remain undecided until tomorrow afternoon’s 16th and final race. Pigot, who won the 2014 Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires, took the lead for Juncos Racing on Lap 3 after polesitter Max Chilton (Carlin) clipped the tire stack at the apex of the Corkscrew. Pigot, 21, from Orlando, Fla., ledRead More
TORONTO, Ont. – Spencer Pigot won his third Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tire race of the season after inheriting the lead following a scary crash involving leaders Nelson Piquet, Jr. and RC Enerson. Pigot, the reigning Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tire champion, started third and made an impressive pass on current points leader Jack Harvey on lap 7 to regain the position. The 21-year-old Juncos Racing driver was the second MAZDASPEED scholarship winner to visit the top step of the podium in Toronto when he beat HarveyRead More
Spencer Pigot 2015 Indy Lights
Birmingham, Ala. – Spencer Pigot clearly has a taste for victory at Barber Motorsports Park. One year ago he won both rounds of the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires at the scenic 2.3-mile road course in rural Alabama. This weekend, after stepping up to Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires with his Juncos Racing team by virtue of a Pro Mazda Championship title and a MAZDASPEED scholarship, Pigot repeated the feat as he dominated both races that comprised the Legacy Indy Lights 100.   Englishman Jack Harvey, whoRead More
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
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
Neil Alberica swept the opening weekend for the Pro Mazda Championship in St. Pete
St. Petersburg, Fla. – Neil Alberico scored his second Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires victory in as many days as he led throughout this morning’s second stanza of the Allied Building Products Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The popular Californian started from the pole for St. Petersburg-based Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing and was never seriously threatened during the half-hour race.   Jose Gutierrez, from Monterrey, Mexico, finished second for defending champion team Juncos Racing, while Alberico’s teammate, Canadian rookie Daniel Burkett, secured his first podium finishRead More
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Posted On March 28, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Indy Pro 2000

Alberico Takes Dominant Victory in St. Pete

St. Petersburg, Fla. – Neil Alberico began his sophomore campaign in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires with a dominant victory for St. Petersburg-based Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing in this afternoon’s Allied Building Products Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Alberico, from Los Gatos, Calif., qualified fastest this morning and led throughout the 23-lap race to score a resounding 4.6819-second win – his first in the series – on the challenging 1.8-mile, 14-turn street circuit. Local teams secured a lockout of the top four positions, with UruguayanRead More