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By Road to Indy HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Just 10 days before the start of the new Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season, Uruguay’s Santiago “Santi” Urrutia (Belardi Auto Racing) laid down an early marker by posting the fastest time of the day as the traditional Mazda Road to Indy Spring Training pre-season test concluded this afternoon on the 2.21-mile Homestead-Miami Speedway road course. Urrutia, who has finished second in the Indy Lights championship in each of the past two years, took full advantage of Mazda Road to Indy CompetitionRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer After some downtime following the new year, the Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires has had a few driver announcements in recent days that have helped shape the grids across the three championships. In the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship powered by Mazda, Canadian team Exclusive Autosport announced Mexican pilot Manuel Cabrera while DEForce Racing confirmed their trio of drivers for the season. Kory Enders will rejoin the team he spent his rookie season with, while Colin Kaminsky joins the team after spending much ofRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer After a successful 2017 Prototype Challenge campaign in the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship, Pato O’Ward has returned to his roots and signed with Andretti Autosport to contest the 2018 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires alongside returning teammates Colton Herta, Dalton Kellett and Ryan Norman. The Mexican racer began his open wheel journey in the U.S. in the Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires in 2015 and after winning five of the first six Pro Mazda races in 2016, O’WardRead More
By Ryan Norman, Driver Columnist Providing an inside look for the fans, Ryan Norman will be contributing to Motorsports Tribune selectively throughout the 2017 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires season. The 19-year-old Ohio native drives for Andretti Autosport and is in rookie campaign in the Mazda Road to Indy. In this installment, he returns home to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, hangs out with four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon and welcomes one of the all-time classic rock bands to racing. Mid-Ohio is one of my favorite tracks, one of theRead More

Posted On July 9, 2017By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, Indy Lights

Leist Victorious at Iowa

By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer NEWTON, Iowa — His second oval race in his career and his second oval win, Matheus Leist made it three Iowa wins in a row for Carlin by winning the Indy Lights 100 on Sunday at Iowa Speedway. The race began with Colton Herta on pole and leading 31 laps. However, Leist was able to get around him after a caution and pulled away. The lone caution came out when one of Leist’s teammates Garth Rickards spun on Lap 27. The cautionRead More
Ryan Norman will begin his Mazda Road to Indy career competing in Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires with Andretti Autosport. The rookie will pilot the No. 48 Flip Side Mazda as part of Andretti’s 2017 stable. “I’m very excited to join Andretti Autosport for the 2017 Indy Lights Season,” said Norman. “With their great success in IndyCar and Indy Lights, it is the perfect environment for me to learn and grow as a driver. I want to thank Michael Andretti and the rest of the team for this wonderfulRead More
PALMETTO, Fla. – Two more talented young drivers have earned an invitation to the inaugural Mazda Road to Indy $200K Scholarship Shootout which will take place at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif., on December 6/7. Marcel Coletta, 14, from Sao Paulo, Brazil, will take up his place as winner of the Mazda Road to Indy – Brasil karting shootout, which was held at the world-renowned Interlagos Kart Circuit in Sao Paulo, Brazil, while Ryan Norman, 18, from Aurora, Ohio, recently clinched the Formula Race Promotions Atlantic Championship SeriesRead More