One, two, three, four, five!! Five different drivers spent some time in the lead of the Cooper Tires Grand Prix Of Road America Powered By AER during a chaotic first two laps. The fifth driver to take the lead, Ryan Norman, turned in a smooth final 18 laps to grab his first Indy Lights road […]
Dutchman Rinus VeeKay shrugged off yesterday’s disappointment of a drive-through penalty by thoroughly dominating this morning’s Cooper Tires Indy Lights Grand Prix of Road America Powered by AER. VeeKay, who won twice at the scenic and challenging Wisconsin road course during the 2017 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship, qualified his Juncos Racing Dallara-AER IL-15 solidly on […]
By Patrick Stephan (@TSO_Patrick) Time to wrap up NTT IndyCar Series qualifying from Road America. Engine changes Let’s start with a couple surprises – then engine issues for Scott Dixon and Santino Ferrucci. Dixon was able to at least advance before his Honda powerplant let go, while Ferrucci’s issue prevented him from making his late […]
Herta becomes youngest pole winner in Indy car history ELKHART LAKE, Wisconsin (Saturday, June 22, 2019) – Colton Herta knocked on history’s door in NTT IndyCar Series qualifying several times earlier this season. On Saturday, the rookie phenom broke through. Nearly three months after becoming the youngest race winner in Indy car annals, Herta added […]
Andretti Autosport’s Ryan Norman finally claimed his share of the glory in today’s Cooper Tires Indy Lights Grand Prix of Road America Powered by AER. One month after providing the hard-luck story at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where he led the majority of a dramatic Freedom 100 before being edged to the finish line by […]
By Steve Wittich Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay), with a lap of 113.562 seconds, won his second straight Indy Lights pole at Road America. It’s the Juncos Racing rookie’s third straight Indy Lights road course pole and his 10th career Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires pole. The pole is the third in the last […]
Andretti Autosport has announced that it will give its Indy Lights series driver Ryan Norman his first IndyCar test. The 21-year-old from Aurora, Ohio, who won his first Indy Lights race in 2018 at Gateway, will test one of the team’s Dallara-Hondas at Mid-Ohio on June 25. “I’ve been waiting my whole life for this […]
After three seasons spent in the Road to Indy’s top ladder, Ohio native Ryan Norman will get the chance to hop in a Dallara Indy car for the first time on June 25 – at his home course, no less.
By Steve Wittich If you aren’t paying attention to the battle for the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires and the three-race NTT IndyCar Series deal that goes to the winner, you should be. Over the past five races, rivals Oliver Askew and Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay) have swapped the top spot three times, with […]
After a nearly month-long hiatus following the traditionally hectic May at Indianapolis, all three levels of the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires open-wheel development ladder will return to action this weekend, June 21-23, at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. Indy Lights, Indy Pro 2000 and USF2000 championships all will feature a pair […]
Megennis, VeeKay, are winners RACE 1 Robert Megennis (USA) Oliver Askew (USA) Rinus Veekay (NED) Ryan Norman (USA) Zachary Claman De Melo (CAN) David Malukas (USA) Toby Sowery (GBR) Dalton Kellett (CAN) Lucas Kohl (BRA) FULL RESULTS RACE 2 Rinus Veekay (NED) Zachary Claman De Melo (CAN) Oliver Askew (USA) Robert Megennis (USA) Toby Sowery (GBR) David Malukas (USA) […]
While it didn’t start perfectly, Miller Lite Carb Day was a success. The unofficial pre-race party for the Indianapolis 500 saw big crowds, big speeds, a thrilling finish and some great music ahead of the 103rd Running.
Size isn’t everything; at least, not when it comes to Indy Lights Championship fields. Only 11 cars took the start, three were out of the picture within the first three laps – and yet the 2019 edition of the Freedom 100 still managed to serve up a thriller. A five-car draft-fest over the closing stages […]
Askew narrowly edged out Ryan Norman for the victory by 0.0067 seconds to win his third Indy Lights race of the season.