Tag Archive: Indy Lights

Dec 16

Colton Herta to test for Andretti

“It’s the best Christmas present I could’ve gotten”

With less than a month to go until Round Three of the FIA Formula E Championship, MS&AD Andretti announce Andretti-Steinbrenner Racing Indy Lights driver Colton Herta will make his Formula E debut in Marrakesh on January 14. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 05

United Autosports and Andretti Autosport invest in partnership with Walkinshaw Racing

United Autosports team up with Walkinshaw Racing and Andretti Autosport

United Autosports and Andretti Autosport invest in partnership with Walkinshaw RacingThree iconic brands from Australia, America and Europe combine to make global partnership. Shared expertise and commercial opportunities main aim of partnership. United Autosports have joined forces with Walkinshaw Racing and Andretti Autosport to form a global partnership of three iconic names in worldwide motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 17

Honda Indy Toronto through my eyes

Tanya Beaudin live in Toronto

2016-07-16_130 It has been a couple years since I did not have the chance to come to the Indy Toronto, but it feels great to be back.

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Aug 06

Seven Indy Lights drivers to test in Indy cars

The test day will be open to the public

Sonoma RacewaySeven Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires drivers, including the top three in the championship standings, will share a test day in Verizon IndyCar Series cars with Verizon IndyCar Series drivers Aug. 13 on the 2.385-mile, 12-turn Sonoma Raceway road course in Sonoma, Calif. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 07

Chaves finishes 10th in Firestone 600

Tire Preservation still key to winning in Texas

Gabby Chaves After last night’s final practice, Gabby Chaves said he wished that was the race.   Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 29

Edward Jones ends two day Indy Lights test fastest of all

Carlin driver Edward Jones fastest over two days at Indy Lights test

Edward Jones Edward Jones, driving for Carlin, ended his first two days of Indy Lights testing fastest of an impressive line-up of international drivers at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 10

Green Savoree Racing Promotions signs multi-year agreement with Mazda Road to Indy

“The Mazda Road to Indy is a great developmental series”

Green Savoree Racing Promotions logo Indy Lights, Pro Mazda and USF2000 join on-track lineup at Verizon IndyCar Series events at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and on streets of St. Petersburg and Toronto, 2015-2016 Read the rest of this entry »


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 »


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