Tag Archive: Indy Lights

Jan 20

OFFC welcomes Toyo Tires to the longest running F1600 Championship that Canada has ever had.

OFFC unveils new logo for 2012 season

Toyo Tires F1600 Championship logoMarc-Antoine Cardin F1600The new series name will become “The Toyo Tires F1600 Championship”. Toyo Tires will enter the 2012 season as the spec tire for F1600 cars which also welcomes Honda and HPD to the grid.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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Jun 08

No less than 12 hours of Open-Wheel racing as this year’s Edmonton Indy will host two rounds of the Firestone Indy Lights series

More open wheel action than ever at the Edmonton Indy

Edmonton Indy logoIMG_4869Future stars of open-wheel racing will have a unique opportunity to display their talent in front of the 2011 Edmonton Indy crowd, as the July 22-24 event at City Centre Airport will feature two rounds of the Firestone Indy Lights Series (FIL). Octane Motorsports Events, promoter of Western Canada’s major auto racing weekend, has also announced the return this year of the NASCC Eurasia GT Invitational and of the Canadian Drift Mania Championship programs. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Daly heads to Spain for GP3 Series

Current Indy Lights points leader heads to second round of GP3 Series this weekend in Barcelona, Spain

GP3 SeriesConor Daly portraitMAZDASPEED driver Conor Daly, second-generation formula car racer, will take on the challenging Circuit de Catalunya this weekend, May 20–22 . The international GP3 Series will head to Barcelona to run in support of the Formula One weekend being held at the 2.9 mile (4.6 km) circuit.

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Apr 26

Daly to walk away from championship lead – Q&A

Daly will walk away from his championship lead and move to Europe

Conor Daly - Rick ForsytheConor DalyMAZDASPEED driver Conor Daly dominated the Star Mazda championship last season setting new records in just about every category. 2011 has started off in a similar fashion having just completed a remarkable start to his season between testing GP3 in three different countries, a grueling transatlantic travel schedule and winning the Firestone Indy Lights race on the famed streets of Long Beach after missing Friday’s practice. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

2010 champ Victor Carbone to Indy Lights

Carbone moves way up the ladder to Indy Lights in 2011

Victor Carbone  2010-01-13IndyLightsVictor Carbone dominated the 2010 F2000 Championship Series en route to six wins and the overall title and will make the leap to the Firestone Indy Lights for 2011 with Sam Schmidt Motorsports. Following his title-winning season, Carbone tested both Indy Lights and Star Mazda cars, and the Brazilian wasted no time in inking a deal with last year’s championship winning team for a 2011 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 30

Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg starts off the 2011 IndyCar Series season

Tickets to the 2011 “World’s Fastest Spring Break Party” go on sale December 1

IZOD - IndyCar seriesHonda Grand Prix St-Petersburg logoReserved 3-day and General Admission Tickets for the 2011 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg go on sale December 1st, just in time for the holiday season. Now in its seventh year, the event returns to the streets of downtown St. Petersburg for another weekend of speed and excitement from March 25-27, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Piquet Jr linked with American outfit Cypher

“The American F1 team with an American driver”

Cypher GroupThe latest name linked with the hopeful American outfit Cypher Group is Nelson Piquet Jr. 22-year-old Indy Lights driver Jonathan Summerton has already confirmed he is working with the team to form “the American F1 team with an American driver”. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Despite finishing 8th in an action packed race

Jonathan Summerton had to be the driver of the race

He drove his Walker Racing, Dean Knight, SiM1GP.com car in an action packed event.Starting from 8th after struggling in the two practice and qualifying sessions to find the set up with his new team and new to Indy Lights’ engineer, Jonathan again became the talk of the paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Summerton to drive for Walker Racing in St Pete GP

In Indy Lights Series

Walker Racing and Jonathan Summerton have put together a last minute agreement for Jonathan to race in Indy Lights at the 2010 Indy Grand Prix at St. Petersburg this weekend.  This deal positions the team and Jonathan as a force to consider for all the other teams. In his first race in Indy Lights with a similar deal last year Jonathan took his car to a 2nd place in the first race and came from 16th to 4th in the second race. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Genoa Racing to enter LMPC class in 2010

Genoa Racing has enjoyed tremendous success in International Formula 3000

Genoa Racing is the latest team to announce its intention to enter the American Le Mans Series’ new Le Mans Prototype Challenge class for 2010. The Zionsville, Ind.-based team is returning to its roots in endurance sports car racing, having campaigned top cars in Can-Am some 30 years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Davison gives Vision Racing first-ever pole position

BHA qualifies 6th and 7th

James Davison gave the Vision Racing organization its first-ever pole position Friday afternoon as he qualified the No. 21 People’s Liberation/Vision Racing Dallara/Firestone machine in the top spot for Saturday’s Corning 100 at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Indy Lights: Long Beach pole goes to Hildebrand (+results)

J.R. Hildebrand earned his second pole position of the season

Via the fastest time in qualifying on streets of Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Oval Vodka makes debut in Indianapolis

With Alliance Motorsports

Premier Vodka Company to award six race fan tickets to Indianapolis. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

TW Steel announces James Hinchcliffe as brand ambassador

“I’m tremendously excited by this opportunity”  – Hinchcliffe

TW Steel, the Dutch watch brand specializing in oversized watches, is pleased to announce Canadian Indy Lights Series race car driver, James Hinchcliffe, as its latest Brand Ambassador. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Hinchcliffe scores Indy Lights podium debut

In the opening round of the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights Series

The double header held on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida at the weekend, 4th – 5th April, saw Canada’s James Hinchcliffe grace the podium courtesy of a third place finish in Sunday’s race meeting.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Indy Lights: Cunningham joins Sam Schmidt Motorsports

Wade Cunningham returns for a fifth season of Indy Lights competition in 2009

Sam Schmidt Motorsports has announced that multiple race winner and former Firestone Indy Lights champion Wade Cunningham has been signed to drive the No. 11 Lucas Oil/Sam Schmidt Motorsports entry for the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Indy Lights: Tappy joins Genoa for St Pete

Britain’s Duncan Tappy has joined the European influx

To this year’s Firestone Indy Lights field, announcing a deal for the season’s opening double-header round with series newcomer Genoa Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Indy Lights: Gomez joins Alliance Motorsports

Logan Gomez will contest his third full season

Of Indy Lights competition in 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Indy Lights: Wilson signs with FIRST Motorsports (+photos)

FIRST Motorsports has signed British driver Stafan Wilson

To drive its entry in the eight road course events during the 2009 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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