O’Ward Leads Flag To Flag For Big Indy Lights Victory At Mid-Ohio, Andretti Finishes 1-2-3

LEXINGTON, OH – Pato O’Ward is on a roll and that continued in Saturday’s Indy Lights race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The Andretti Autosport driver started on the pole and led flag to flag en route to his sixth win of the season and fourth in the last five races. That recent streak has not only propelled him to the points lead, but he’s got a commanding lead heading into race No. 2 of the doubleheader weekend on Sunday. O’Ward, leads his Andretti Autosport teammate of Colton Herta by…

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O’Ward Closes Points Gap By Leading Flag To Flag In Iowa Victory

Pato O’Ward needed to go on a dominating race string, similar to one that his Andretti Autosport teammate Colton Herta did during the Month of May. Herta, caught and passed O’Ward in the Indy Lights championship standings and heading towards this weekend’s race at the Iowa Speedway he held a double digit advantage for the 2018 title. But, O’Ward started up front and did what he had to do in leading flag-to-flag in Sunday’s race on the 7/8-mile bullring. He led all 100 laps en route to his fourth career…

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Herta’s Win Streak Comes To An End But His Points Lead Grows Heading Towards Iowa

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – One of the biggest dominoes in the Verizon IndyCar Series silly season is what Colton Herta and his team are going to do in 2019. Herta, is in his second season in Indy Lights and it’s widely speculated that they will move up to INDYCAR action next year. The easy path would be to remain with a partnership with Andretti Autosport and expand to a fifth car for 2019. But, what happens if McLaren comes over and wants to partner with Andretti too? While Bryan Herta is…

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Franzoni Scores 1st Career Indy Lights Series Victory In Dominant Fashion At Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – It was an emotional weekend for the entire Juncos Racing group. None more so than for driver Victor Franzoni. He lost his mentor Jeff Green is a tragic accident last weekend. Green, took Franzoni under his wings with Juncos Racing last year and helped Franzoni to win the 2017 Pro Mazda Series championship. See, that was likely Franzoni’s last year in racing if he didn’t win the title. He didn’t have the money to continue on and a third season in Pro Mazda didn’t make much sense.…

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Colton Herta Wins Race No. 1 Of Indy Lights Race Weekend In Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – For the first five laps of Saturday’s Indy Lights Series opening race in Road America, Colton Herta battled pole sitter Victor Franzoni for the top spot. It was a fierce battle between the duo. But, on Lap 5, Herta forced his way by Franzoni and cruised to his fourth straight victory in his No. 98 Mazda. Herta, swept all three races last month at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and once again returned to victory lane. This race though, he dominated. In his previous three wins, he only…

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Herta Sweeps Month Of May At Indy, Narrowly Beats Andretti Teammates In Thrilling Freedom 100

INDIANAPOLIS – It proving that it doesn’t matter how many cars start in the Freedom 100 Indy Lights Series race run at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. When there’s 20 cars like some years, or eight like on Friday, the racing is always one of the most thrilling of the entire season. Keep this in mind, there were only eight cars in the annual Carb Day race this year, but in just 40 laps, we saw 119 total passes throughout the field. Also, there was an astounding 20 lead changes. That’s exactly…

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Due To Practice Crash, Chris Windom Won’t Be Racing In Freedom 100 On Friday

INDIANAPOLIS – Unfortunately, Chris Windom’s Indy Lights Series debut will have to wait a bit longer. Windom, was involved in a practice crash this morning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and while fortunately he was uninjured, his No. 33 Mazda was not. The team announced on Monday afternoon that due to the extensive damage on his Belardi Racing/Byrd Racing joint entry, that they won’t be able to have the car ready to race in Friday’s Freedom 100. “It’s unfortunate but following the incident this morning involving Chris Windom, he will not…

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Just 6 Points Separate The Top 3 In Indy Lights Standings As Herta Wins A Thrilling Race No. 2 at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Motor Speedway may not have been built with NASCAR in mind, but boy do the Indy Lights cars never disappoint. It doesn’t matter whether it’s on the oval or the 2.439-mile road course, these races are some of the most thrilling of the year. On Saturday, the second race of the weekend lived up to it’s bill. 

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Colton Herta Wins a Wild Race No. 1 For The Indy Lights Series In Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – It was a tough day to be running up front in Friday’s Indy Lights Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. On the first lap, both front row starters had a mishap in Turn 1 as third place starter Victor Franzoni got into the back of pole sitter Pato O’Ward who in turn got into the grass. O’Ward’s Andretti Autosport teammate and second place starter Colton Herta went wide to avoid the potential carnage, allowing fifth place starter Santi Urrutia to take over the lead. On Lap 10, Franzoni…

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Alfonso Celis Jr. To Race For Juncos Racing At Road America

INDIANAPOLIS – Juncos Racing announced on Thursday that Alfonso Celis Jr. will move up within the team from the Indy Lights Championship Presented by Cooper Tires to the Verizon IndyCar Series. Celis Jr. will make his official debut in the Verizon IndyCar Series at Road America. Celis Jr. (Mexico City, Mexico) will pilot the No. 32 Chevrolet/Juncos Racing car on the 4-mile, 14 Turn road course located at Road America this June. The 21-year-old previously competed in the Indy Lights Championship at Barber Motorsports Park back in April where he finished…

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