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Mazda Road To Indy #SoulRedFinale – test day notes, times and news

Good day/evening (depending on your time-zone) from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, where I (Steve) am on site to provide you with coverage of the Mazda Road To Indy finale.  Each of the three series had fifty minutes of testing time available today.  Check below for those reports. Normally you’d have seen series-by-series previews from us […]

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A brief history of the American Open Wheel ladder at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Founded in 1957 to provide a permanent home to the popular Pebble Beach Road Races, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca will be hosting the full Mazda Road To Indy finale for the first time this week. The 542 acre world-class racing facility is located just north of the Monterey-Salina Highway and was carved out of the southeast portion […]

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Road To Indy TV kicks of countdown to the Mazda Road To Indy finale with special live show

In just three weeks, three Mazda Road To Indy champions will be one step closer to the Verizon IndyCar Series as 2.3 million dollars worth of MAZDASPEED advancement scholarships are handed out at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on September 13th, 2015. The USF2000, Pro Mazda and Indy Lights combatants will each contest two races on the hilly […]

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Mid-Ohio – MRTI Update – Pro Mazda Race # 2 & Indy Lights Race #2

Indy Lights Race #2 For the second straight day at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course the 12 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tire drivers put on an entertaining show that resulted in a surprise winner.  The masses of fans on the viewing hills surrounding the  2.258-mile, 13-turn road course saw 8Star Motorsports rookie part-timer Sean […]

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Mid Ohio – MRTI Update – Indy Lights qualifying and USF2000 Race #2

Indy Lights qualifying: After coming close at Barber Motorsports Park, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Milwaukee Mile, 18 year-old rookie RC Enerson scored his first career Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tire pole just edging championship leader Jack Harvey with a quick lap of 1:12.9582. At precisely 8am the purr of twelve turbo-charged 2.0L […]

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Mid-Ohio – Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda race #1

Nico Jamin entered the first Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda race of the weekend with a 17 point lead and after driving what he called a “perfect car” to a dominating performance, his points lead over Jake Eidson will be almost double.  It is the sixth overall win and fifth win in the last […]

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Mid-Ohio – MRTI Update #2 – USF2000 & Pro Mazda Qualifying – Indy Lights Practice

Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda qualifying USF2000 championship leader Nico Jamin will be starting the on the pole for the eighth straight race and ninth time this season.  The French driver will be honoring his fallen Formula 1 countryman this weekend. Meanwhile, Jamin’s closest championship competitor Jake Eidson continued his string of starting every […]

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Mid-Ohio – MRTI update #1 – 11am

A warm welcome back and a sad goodbye I (Steve) arrived at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Thursday. This is the one event a year that I (Steve) camp at, so after getting my tent and other gear set up (I forgot to take a picture, but will be sure to do so later), […]

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MRTI at Mid-Ohio – USF2000, Pro Mazda, and Indy Lights preview

Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tire preview: Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tire championship leader Jack Harvey will be aiming to replicate his dominate form from the 2014 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course weekend and extend his slim lead heading into the series finale at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. This year’s twin Cooper Tires Grand Prix […]

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Iowa Speedway – Pro Mazda and Indy Lights qualifying

Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tire qualifying  Former Formula 1 driver Max Chilton became the sixth different Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tire driver to win a pole during the 2015 season.  The 24 year-old immediately dedicated the pole to Jules Bianchi, his two-year teammate at Marussia Formula 1 that just passed away yesterday. Chilton’s […]

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