Category archives for: Mazda Road to Indy

Urrutia Takes Command At Mid-Ohio

Santi Urrutia celebrates after winning Saturday's Pro Mazda Championship race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Points leader Santi Urrutia took another step toward his goal of winning the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires for Team Pelfrey by virtue of his victory Saturday in the first of two races at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

Jamin Pads USF2000 Points Lead

Nico Jamin kicked off his weekend in style. (Al Steinberg photo)

Frenchman Nico Jamin claimed his sixth win of this year’s Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda for three-time defending champion team Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing, and perhaps his easiest.

Rayhall Back In Indy Lights At Mid-Ohio

Sean Rayhall will make his return to Indy Lights competition this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. (Al Steinberg photo)

8Star Motorsports and Sean Rayhall will return for the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tire championship races at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

Afterburner Returns To USF2000 At Mid-Ohio

Team USA Scholarship graduate Jack Mitchell makes the calculated jump to USF2000 Championship at Mid-Ohio this weekend.

During each of the last two years, Afterburner Autosport has won races in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, and the team will renew that chase this weekend as they focus on beginning a run of momentum that will roll into the 2016 season.

Emotional Chilton Takes Checkers In Iowa

Max Chilton scored his first Indy Lights oval win on Saturday. (Al Steinberg photo)

Max Chilton broke through to claim his first Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires victory no Saturday evening at Iowa Speedway, following a thrilling duel with Carlin teammate and fellow Englishman Ed Jones.

Tan Pulls Away For Iowa Pro Mazda Victory

Weiron Tan closed the Pro Mazda points gap with a win on Saturday. (Al Steinberg photo)

Weiron Tan and Andretti Autosport kept alive their 100-percent record on the ovals this year by leading from flag-to-flag in Saturday afternoon’s Pro Mazda Iowa 100 at Iowa Speedway in round 12 of the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires.

Off-Season Road To Indy Tests Confirmed


Even though all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy are currently engaged in championship battles which are unlikely to be settled until the final rounds at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, near Monterey, Calif., in September, Andersen Promotions already is planning toward the 2016 season.

Milwaukee Mile Accolades Go To Serralles

Felix Serralles owned the Milwaukee Mile on Sunday. (Al Steinberg photo)

Passing on the slick and tricky Milwaukee Mile is supposed to be difficult, but don’t tell Grand Prix of Milwaukee winner Felix Serralles that.

Pigot Handles Indy Lights Foes In Time Trials

Spencer Pigot sped to the Indy Lights pole at the Milwaukee Mile on Saturday. (Al Steinberg photo)

For the second oval race on the calendar, a Mazda-powered Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires driver earned a place in the record books by obliterating an existing track record. Juncos Racing’s Spencer Pigot blistered The Milwaukee Mile with a two-lap average of 150.868 mph.

Harvey Leads Indy Lights Into Milwaukee

Jack Harvey (42) on his way to victory in Friday's Indy Lights event on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. (Dave Heithaus Photo)

The Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires series heads to the oldest race track in North America, the Milwaukee Mile oval, this weekend. The schedule has reached a critical juncture with three drivers – Jack Harvey, Spencer Pigot and Ed Jones – separated by just 23 points as they chase a top prize of a guaranteed entry in three rounds of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series, including the historic 100th Indianapolis 500.


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