Colton Herta Victorious In 400th Indy Lights Race

Leeds, Ala – 17-year old Colton Herta is showing us why he’s going to be a star in the Verizon IndyCar Series one day. The second generation driver led flag-to-flag in Sunday’s Indy Lights Series race at the Barber Motorsports Park en route to his second career victory in just his fourth ever start. By virtue of rain falling on the 2.3-mile Alabama race track this morning, qualifying was rained out. Due to Herta holding the points lead, he started on the pole. 

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Nico Jamin Earns Indy Lights Victory at Barber

Leeds, Ala – The front row starters for today’s Indy Lights Series race at the Barber Motorsports Park had an issue at the start when pole sitter Kyle Kaiser and second place starter Colton Herta made contact with one another on the opening lap of Saturday’s race at the 2.3-mile Alabama road course. It happened in Turn 1 at that. 

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Shelby Blackstock Leads Indy Lights Practice at Barber on Friday

Leeds, Ala – Shelby Blackstock is on the verge of his first career Indy Lights Series victory. Blackstock, finished fourth and sixth respectively at St. Pete and fourth and fifth at Barber a year ago. With being on top in Friday’s practice session, Blackstock in his No. 51 Belardi entry is certainly going to be a favorite in the two races this weekend. Garth Rickards was second overall in his No. 11 Carlin entry with a lap around the 2.3-mile facility in 1:15.2030-seconds. 

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SPM and Belardi Racing Merge for Indy Lights Program

Schmidt-Peterson Motortspors is coming back to Indy Lights. They have joined a program with Belardi Racing to help drivers get to the Verizon IndyCar Series. The two sides with pair on former SPM driver and current Belardi driver Santiago Urrutia. The hope is to develop drivers in Indy Lights with their merged operation and moved them up the ranks to IndyCar with sPM. “This new program with Belardi Auto Racing is all about assisting young talented drivers any way we can to get them to the Verizon IndyCar Series,” commented…

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16 Year Old Colton Herta Wins 2nd Indy Lights Race in St. Pete

St. Petersburg, Fla – Colton Herta impressed everyone yesterday on his Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires debut by charging through from sixth to second. But that was nothing compared to this morning on the Streets of St. Petersburg. The 16-year-old from Valencia, Calif., started from the pole and displayed remarkable poise as he outpaced the field to win the Mazda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Cooper Tires in convincing style for Andretti-Steinbrenner Racing. The son of 1993 Indy Lights champion and two-time Indianapolis 500 car owner Bryan…

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Aaron Telitz Dominates 1st Indy Lights Race En Route to Victory

St. Petersburg, Fla – Aaron Telitz tried his utmost to turn the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season opener into a procession, but fortunately his fellow protagonists failed to follow his script during an otherwise action-packed Mazda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Cooper Tires. As Telitz, 25, from Birchwood, Wis., romped to an impressive debut victory from the pole for Belardi Auto Racing, the remainder of the 15-car field staged a thrilling contest which ended with fellow Americans Colton Herta (Andretti-Steinbrenner Racing) and Neil Alberico (Carlin) completing…

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Aaron Telitz Signs With Belardi Racing for 2017 Indy Lights Season

INDIANAPOLIS – Aaron Telitz will compete in the 2017 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires series with the Belardi Auto Racing team, driving the No. 9 car in Mazda’s iconic Soul Red livery. Telitz, 25, of Rice Lake, Wisconsin, earned the Mazda driver development scholarship as the champion of the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires last year and will compete for the Indy Lights title and rookie-of-the-year honors. The season-opener for all three categories of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires takes place March 10-12 at…

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