Tag Archive: Firestone Indy Lights

Jul 13

Firestone Indy Lights: Peter Dempsey charges to second place finish on the Streets of Toronto

Peter celebrates on podium with Hawksworth and Chaves

Peter Dempsey brought home a second place finish in today’s Toronto 100 race in an aggressive and thrilling charge through the field from his seventh place starting position.

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Jul 08

Analytic Systems to headline USF2000 Canadian rounds

This will be the series’ first foray into Canada

Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by MazdaAnalytic Systems has signed on as title sponsor for the pair of Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda races to be held during the Honda Indy Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Victory for Canadian David Ostella in Sebring 12 Hour Race

Young Canadian wins his first sports car endeavor

David and RenatoSebring BridgeBefore this year, driver David Ostella had never raced anything other than karts or formula cars. The Toronto-native graduated through the ranks of karting, Formula BMW, Star Mazda, and two years in Firestone Indy Lights. But just a few short months ago Ostella decided to try his hand at sports car racing and take on historic Sebring International Raceway for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Single-day tickets to the 2012 Honda Indy Toronto on sale now

Single-day tickets to the 2012 Honda Indy Toronto, taking place July 6-8, are now on sale

Honda Indy Toronto logo2010-07-17_3A8297Race fans have the opportunity to now purchase reserved grandstand seating, general admission tickets, paddock passes and parking passes for Saturday or Sunday only. Tickets and passes can be purchased online at www.hondaindytoronto.com/tickets or by phone at 1-877-503-6869. Tickets start as low as $30 for adults and $15 for juniors. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Team Barracuda – BHA Barber and Alex Tagliani look forward to a successful run at Barber

+Bryan Herta Autosport Firestone Indy Lights : Troy Castaneda sims to back up a Top-Ten Finish

Team Barracuda - BHA logoHonda INDY Grand Prix or Alabama“Barber is going to be another test for us this weekend. I like the track quite a bit – it’s intense and very difficult with high-speed corners and it’s just a pretty fast track” Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Canadian IndyCar star James Hinchcliffe at the Canadian Motorsports Expo

Sunday, February 12

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012 James HinchclifeJames Hinchcliffe missed appearing at last year’s Canadian Motorsports Expo because he was taking part in an IndyCar test at Florida’s Sebring International Raceway. In the time since that test, Hinchcliffe has been extremely busy, and he’ll have a lot to talk about when he takes to the CME’s Mazda Stage on Sunday, February 12. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Team E spearheads paddle shifters for Firestone Indy Lights

System gets positive reviews at two different tests

IndyLightsTeam E Racing logoFour drivers and other members of several prominent Firestone Indy Lights teams made positive comments after getting a first-hand look at a new paddle-shift system that Team E Racing tested on its Firestone Indy Lights car last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 11

Team E’s Mitchell hopes for good luck at the tables

And in Vegas Firestone Indy Lights season finale

Rusty Mitchell 20091230IndyLightsTeam E Racing hopes its driver, Rusty Mitchell, comes away with a winning hand in Sunday’s Firestone Indy Lights season finale at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

Team E’s Mitchell ends up eighth

 In Kentucky Firestone Indy Lights race

IndyLightsTeam E logoTeam E Racing’s Rusty Mitchell did a masterful job to avoid getting caught up in a five-car accident at the start of Sunday’s Firestone Indy Lights race at Kentucky Speedway, and ended up finishing eighth to continue his record of never placing outside of the top 10 in an oval-track race. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Oliver Webb re-joins Jensen MotorSport Firestone Indy Lights team at Baltimore and Las Vegas

“Oliver is very professional and clearly has the speed and natural talent to win” – Eric Jensen

jensen motorsport logoIndyLightsFollowing an impressive 3rd place finish in his Edmonton race debut in the Firestone Indy Lights Championship, talented British race driver Oliver Webb has been re-signed to drive for Jensen MotorSport at the Baltimore Grand Prix and Las Vegas season finale.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Pair of Top-Eight finishes for BHA at Edmonton

Andrade, making only his second career start

Bryan Herta Autosport logoIndyLightsBryan Herta Autosport drivers Bruno Andrade and Duarte Ferreira posted two top-eight drives this afternoon in the first of a pair of Firestone Indy Lights races at the Edmonton City Centre Airport track. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

2011 Monaco de Trois-Rivieres

Vincec will be back in a CRG shifter kart at Le Monaco.

IMG_1417Monaco de Trois-Rivieres logoThe eyes of Canadian racing are about to return to Quebec as the City of Trois-Rivieres is getting set to host the 42nd Edition of the famed Grand Prix Trois-Rivieres at Exposition Park. Annually attracting the likes of Firestone Indy Lights, Star Mazda and the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, this year someone new is jumping the cue and its Le Monaco de Trois-Rivieres – Canada’s most unique kart race. The event is making a move from the waterfront to the site of GP3R and is doing so in a very big way, kicking off race week!

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Jul 20

Firestone Indy Lights Championship: David Ostella Edmonton preview

Ostella is set for a pair of starts in Western Canada.

David OstellaEdmonton Indy logoFirestone Indy Lights driver David Ostella gets back to his roots this weekend as the championship will race a doubleheader event at Edmonton City Centre Airport. The pair will kick off the second half of his rookie season and have the teenager from Maple, Ontario, looking backward to the early stages of his career.

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Jul 11

David Ostella Firestone Indy Lights Championship Toronto Report

Ostella loved the support of Canadian fans at the Toronto 100.

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David Ostella endured one of the most disappointing race days of his career yesterday as the incredible high of racing in front of his home town friends and family disappeared in an instant on lap thirteen of the Toronto 100, the Firestone Indy Lights support race to the Honda Indy Toronto. The teenager from Maple, Ontario, had raced three spots forward and into the top ten after a difficult qualifying session when he nosed into the tire wall at turn eight attempting to pass into eighth position.

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Jul 05

Bruno Andrade joins BHA Firestone Indy Lights line up

Andrade will make his North American racing debut aboard the #29 William Rast

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Bryan Herta Autosport team owners Bryan Herta and Steve Newey today announced they have expanded their presence in the Firestone Indy Lights Championship with the addition of Brazilian driver Bruno Andrade. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Firestone Indy Lights Championship: David Ostella Toronto Indy preview

Ostella is set for one of the most thrilling weeks of his career

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David OstellaAspiring IndyCar racer David Ostella makes his first start on home soil this coming weekend as the Firestone Indy Lights Championship reaches Canada and the Honda Indy Toronto. The nineteen-year-old will be just minutes from home in Maple, Ontario, when he rolls on track Friday, and to say the least, he’s getting set for one of the most thrilling weeks of his open-wheel racing career. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Talented young British driver Oliver Webb joins Jensen MotorSport

In Firestone Indy Lights Championship

jensen motorsport logoIndyLightsAs the stars and cars of the Izod IndyCar Series compete on the airport runways in Edmonton Alberta Canada the weekend of July 22nd – 24th, a new face will join the Firestone Indy Lights Championship and the Canadian based Jensen MotorSport racing team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Wheldon, Bryan Herta Autosport names 2012 Indycar test team

Bryan Herta Autosport was founded in 2009 by Herta and noted engineer Steve Newey

IZOD - IndyCar seriesBryan Herta Autosport logoINDYCAR announced that Indianapolis 500 winners Dan Wheldon and Bryan Herta Autosport have been selected as the test organization for the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series prototype chassis.   Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 16

Firestone Indy Lights driver Philip Major feature guest at Canadian Sponsorship Forum

“What a fantastic experience to be an active participant in the Canadian Sponsorship Forum” – Major

Philip_MajorPhilip Major w Movember delegate Adman GaroneTalented young Canadian race car driver Philip Major was a feature guest at the Canadian Sponsorship Forum staged during the Montreal Grand Prix Formula One event this past weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Firestone Indy Lights Championship David Ostella preview

Ostella was in the thick of the action on Crescent Street in Montrea

David Ostella2011-06-10_0019The Firestone Indy Lights Championship resumes this coming weekend as David Ostella and his Jensen Motorsport team are headed to Wisconsin for the David Hobbs 100 at the Milwaukee Mile. The second of three consecutive oval starts and fifth round of the 2011 schedule, Ostella’s Global Precast machine is primed for action and the young Canadian is ready to roll. Read the rest of this entry »

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