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Ostella is set for a pair of starts in Western Canada.
Firestone 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.
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
Future 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.
Current Indy Lights points leader heads to second round of GP3 Series this weekend in Barcelona, Spain
MAZDASPEED 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.
Daly will walk away from his championship lead and move to Europe
MAZDASPEED 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.
Carbone moves way up the ladder to Indy Lights in 2011
Victor 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.
Tickets to the 2011 “World’s Fastest Spring Break Party” go on sale December 1
Reserved 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.