Taking part in the official Mazda Road to Indy (MRTI) Series test last week at Road America, Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin based Arms Up Motorsports will be back at Road America this weekend for their home event. Taking on a stout field of more than 25 drivers in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, Starkey Hearing Foundation pilot Max Peichel and late entry, Mazda Motorsports supported driver Dakota Dickerson are prepared to take the team to the top in Elkhart Lake.
Series News Speedway, Ind. – Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires driver Aaron Telitz will become the first to do the “Carb Day Double” this Friday when he drives in both the Freedom 100 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Cooper Tires Freedom 75 at Lucas Oil Raceway. Telitz, who won his first race […]
Series News SPEEDWAY, Ind. – The star of this season’s “The Bachelor” television reality show, Arie Luyendyk Jr., will give the command to fire the Mazda engines in the crown jewel of the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires schedule – the Freedom 100 – on Friday, May 25, as part of Carb Day activities surrounding […]
Series News Indy Lights Protagonists O’Ward, Herta Separated by One Point SPEEDWAY, Ind. – Memorial Day weekend is steeped in tradition, especially in Indianapolis where the annual federal holiday held in remembrance of the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces coincides with the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” – the Indianapolis 500. […]
Series News INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – When qualifying begins tomorrow for the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500, a record 27 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires alumni will be among the field of 35 drivers vying for a coveted spot on the 33-car starting grid. Now more than ever, the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper […]
Team News St. Petersburg, Fla. – Juncos Racing picked up two Top-5 finishes with rookie Victor Franzoni in the season opener at the Mazda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The 2018 Indy Lights Championship kicked off with one practice session on the 1.8 mile, 14-Turn street course located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. Rookie […]
Series News ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – An at-times bizarre weekend on the streets of St. Petersburg ended with popular Uruguayan Santiago “Santi” Urrutia and Belardi Auto Racing taking full advantage of the misfortune of others to claim a clear victory in this morning’s Mazda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Cooper Tires. Coupled with […]
Team News St. Petersburg, Fla. – During Saturday’s Race 2 qualifying for the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires championship, Belardi Auto Racing’s Aaron Telitz was battling for pole position when all of a sudden the back of the car got free on him and he found himself hard into the wall. Once the team […]
Series News ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (March 10, 2018) – Pato O’Ward was gifted an opportunity to start from the pole position for today’s Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season opener after fastest qualifier Aaron Telitz’s Belardi Auto Racing Dallara-Mazda was withdrawn following an incident during qualifying for Race Two this morning. The Mexican teenager […]
The sunshine was out for Opening Day of the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season. The four drivers that make up the Andretti Autosport team hit the pavement of the streets of St. Petersburg early this morning for a quick practice before turning laps to qualify this afternoon. Qualifying for Race 2 will begin tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m. ET before the drivers grid for the first time in 2018. Race 1 will go green at 1:05 p.m. ET. Follow along with live timing and scoring at racecontrol.indycar.com.
Victor Franzoni burst onto the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires scene in 2014, winning his first-ever race in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda on the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla. With his irrepressible grin and unfailingly positive attitude, Franzoni made fans on and off the racetrack.
As the 2018 season draws closer, Juncos Racing has begun their search for a driver to pilot a third Indy Lights entry. After the great success the team has had winning two out of the past three Indy Lights championships, they are in a position to add on to their current driver line-up.
Aaron Telitz put on a clinic Sunday in treacherous conditions to win the Mazda Indy Lights Watkins Glen Grand Prix Presented by Cooper Tires, while Juncos Racing’s Kyle Kaiser wrapped up the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires championship title with a steady seventh-place finish.
Victor Franzoni extended his slender lead over Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires rival Anthony Martin by virtue of a hard-fought victory Saturday in the first of two races that comprise the Pro Mazda Watkins Glen Grand Prix Presented by Cooper Tires.